Touch the Dragon

”This tour has been designed for visitors with very limited time who would like to see Bhutanese highlights in a quick and efficient way. A five day and four night program visits Thimphu and Paro valleys. Highlights include villages, temples, monasteries, gigantic fortresses, Buddhist heritage and culture, meeting people and observing the ancient old traditions of arts and crafts”

DAY 01 ARRIVE PARO (by Druk Air), transfer to Thimphu
Fly to Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air. After immigration formalities and collection of baggage, you are met by your Bhutanese escort, and drive a short distance to Paro town. Following lunch visit Ta Dzong, (National Museum) and Rimpung Dzong (ancient fortress). Late afternoon drive 1 hour to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
DAY 02 THIMPHU
Full day sightseeing of Thimphu valley includes, visit to the Institute of Traditional Medicine, Arts & Crafts School, Royal Textile Academy, Post Office, Zilukha Nunnery, Traditional Paper factory, Takin Preserve, Trashichho Dzong and Craft Bazar. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
DAY 03 THIMPHU – PARO
Morning visit National Memorial Chorten, Golden Buddha Statue and Simtokha Dzong. After lunch depart to Paro to visit Kichu Lhakhang and Dungtse Lhakhang. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
DAY 04 PARO
Hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s nest), the most sacred and spectacular monastery. It clings precariously to a craggy cliff 800 m (2,600 ft) above the Paro valley. The beautiful excursion to the monastery takes about 6hours for round trip. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
DAY 05 DEPART PARO (by Druk Air)
After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination.

*Itinerary can be customized to suit your interests and schedules, email us for detailed itinerary.*