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Bhutan Tour 5 nights 6 days is one of the best and most memorable tours for Bhutan. Bhutan has preserved most of its ancient cuisine, culture and tradition. In this Bhutan Tour 5-night 6 days, we will have a small glimpse of the ancient culture and tradition. The Bhutan Tour 5-night 6 days with Nepal View Tours, gives you the views of the most highly rated tourist spots, culture and traditions of Bhutan. Our multilingual guide, experienced drivers and one of the best accommodations in Bhutan, will give you the best memories in your lives. Therefore, this tour package is best for you.
Bhutan is a small landlocked country in South Asia. Once a de facto protectorate of the British Empire, currently Bhutan is an independent dominion. The Kingdom of Bhutan has a territory of 38,394 square kilometers (14,824 sq mi) and ranks 133rd in terms of land area and 160th in population. The Bhutanese currency Bhutanese ngultrum is linked with Indian Rupees. Bhutan’s state religion is Vajrayana Buddhism and its second highest religion is Hinduism.
The earliest introduction of Bhutan in the world was from the 1627 Relação of the Portuguese Jesuits Estêvão Casella and João Cabral. It is one of the first nations to introduce national gross happiness to its nation. In addition, Bhutan is one of the few countries whose more than 30% of its land still retains its natural environment.
Also, it is famed for its many unique and rare flora and fauna. There are many sites in Bhutan that are listed in the tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites. There are also many other famous tourist spots in Bhutan.
Mask dance of the drums from Drametse (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List)
Local Culture and Cuisine
Trashi Chhoe dzong
Bhutan National Library
Traditional Art and Craft School
Mountain views of Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zong phugang (7, 060 m )
Today, we will be taking a flight to Paro. We will be traveling from Druk Air. Druk Air is the national Airplane Company of Bhutan. It is said that the flight to Paro from Druk Air is one of the best mountain flights in Bhutan. Paro is the location of the only international Airport in Bhutan.
On your arrival at the airport, the staff of the Nepal View Tour will be submitting all necessary documents for your best trip to Bhutan.
Then, we will be meeting our guide and driver for this tour. Later, we will be driving for our accommodation in a hotel in Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan.
After breakfast, we will be sightseeing in Thimphu today. Our first time sightseeing in Thimphu was Trashi chhoe dzong. Trashi Chhoe Dzong is one of the famous medieval fortresses/monasteries in Thimphu. This Dzong is also the home of most of the Government’s offices and The King’s Throne room. The Trashi Chhoe Dzong is also the summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot of Bhutan.
After that, we will be visiting the Bhutan National Library. Bhutan National Library is famous for its collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts and many old manuscripts of Bhutanese History.
Then, we will visit the Traditional Arts & Crafts School in Thimphu. This school is famous for its teaching of the traditional arts and culture of Bhutan including the traditional arts of thangka paintings. After the visit to the Traditional Arts and Crafts School, we will take a short break and have lunch with traditional Bhutanese cuisine.
Then, we will visit the Handicrafts Emporium. The Handcraft Emporium contains many traditional and cultural handcrafts representing Bhutan and Bhutanese cultures.
After that, we will be driving to Memorial Chorten. Memorial Chorten is the stupa built in the memory of the Third King and the father of modern Bhutan. Then, we will return to the hotel for dinner and stay overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Thimphu/ Punakha ( 75 Km, 3 Hours )/ Wangdue
After breakfast, we will leave Thimpu and drive to Punakha. We will also have a short rest at Dochula pass. Dochula Pass is famous for its mountain view of Snow Capped Mountains such as :Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.
Later on, we will be visiting Punakha Dzong. Punakha Dzong is a medieval fortress built at the junction of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. It was the religious and administrative center of Punakha Dzong. This Dzong has had a huge influence on Bhutan’s history. Sadly, Punakha Dzong was damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake. Currently, the Dzong has now been fully restored.
After that drive to Wangduephodrang. In Wangdue Phodrang we will visit Dzong and the local market. The district of Wangduephodrang is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings. You may also pick some gifts and souvenirs in the market.
Later, we will return to the hotel in Punakha, have dinner and stay overnight.
Punakha - Paro (125 Km, 4 Hours)
After breakfast, we will be driving to Paro. In the middle of the route to Paro, we will be visiting Simtokha Dzong. Simtokha Dzong is the oldest fortress of the Kingdom of Bhutan built in 1627. Currently, Simtokha Dzong is used as the School for religious studies.
In the afternoon we will visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. The building was originally built as WatchTower. Later on, it was used for the National Museum. The Bhutanese National Museum holds many famous collections of art and crafts, artifacts, thangka paintings and many antiques representing Bhutanese history like Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps.
Afterwards, we will be visiting Rinpung Dzong. Rinpung Dzong was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Currently, it is the office of the Dzongda (district administrative head) and Thrimpon (judge) of Paro district.
We will be having dinner and staying overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Today is our last day in Bhutan before our departure from this small kingdom. After breakfast, we will be driving towards the north of Paro valley. North of Paro Valley lies the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. Drukgyel Dzong is a very important part of Bhutanese History. This fort has helped the Bhutanese repel many invasions by Tibetan armies.
We will also be visiting many traditional Bhutanese Farm Houses. After that we will be visiting Taktsang Monastery. According to locals, Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery. This also led to its name “Tiger’s Nest”.
While returning to Paro, we will be visiting Kyichu Lhakhang. Kyichu Lhakhang is one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom.
We will have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel in Paro.
After breakfast, we will be leaving Bhutan. The guide and driver will drop you at the airport from the hotel for the flight to your next destination. This is only a basic itinerary. If you are not satisfied with this itinerary, we can also customize a unique itinerary for you.
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