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7 Nights 8 Days Glimpse Of Last Sangrila

Day 1:
Meet & greet upon arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International (TIA) and transfer to your Dhulikhel Hotel. After check in the Hotel Relaxing Overnight at Hotel .

Day 2:
Sunrise with beautiful panoramic Himalayas (if weather allows) Breakfast at hotel Drive to Kathmandu full day sight seeing of Bhaktapur and Bauddhanath Overnight at the Hotel

Day 3:
Breakfast at Hotel Free time till departure Transfer to the International Airport to connect the flight for Paro Our representative will receive you at the airport and drive you the short distance to the hotel. After Tea, drive to the ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong, built in 1647 by the Great Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, father and unifier of medieval Bhutan, the dzong was destroyed by accidental fire and left in ruins as an evocative reminder of the great victories it was built to commemorate. Explore the ramparts and on a clear day experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7,314 m). On the way back, visit Kichu Lhakhang, built in 659 A.D by the Tibetan king Srongsen Gampo. This Monastery is one of the 108 monasteries built across the Himalayan region by the Tibetan King to subdue the Demoness that lay across the Himalayan region. The rest of the monasteries lie in other neighboring countries. Your dinner will serve farm house to experience the typical Bhutanese way of leaving. Overnight at Hotel in Paro

Day 4:
Paro to Thimphu with day excursion to Taktsang Monastery Breakfast at Hotel Drive 20 minutes to Satsam Chorten. From the road point the hike up to Taktshang, on a well maintained path, is quite uphill and it takes around 3-4 hours at an average walking speed. The trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. We stop for a rest and light refreshments at the Taktsang cafeteria. The primary Lhakhang was built around Guru Rimpoche's meditation cave in 1684 by the Penlop of Paro, Gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay, this incredible monastery clings to the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900 meters into the valley below. Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, the tantric mystic who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in 747 AD, flew here on the back of a flying tiger, Dorji Drolo, said to be his consort. After lunch, visit Ta Dzong (built in1656 and renovated in 1968), an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. Below the museum is the Rimpung Dzong (literally meaning Overnight at Hotel

Day 5:
In Thimphu Breakfast at Hotel Visit to the National Memorial Chorten (1974) built in honour of our late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk and the Dupthop Lhakhang one of the few surviving nunneries in Bhutan. We then visit the National Library, stocked with ancient Buddhist manuscripts, and the Painting School where traditional art is still kept alive through instructions in the art of painting Thangkas (sacred Buddhist religious scrolls). After lunch we drive to the Traditional Medicine Institute where medicines are prepared according to ancient practices, and to Lungtenzampa to observe the Royal silver smiths and Bhutanese paper factory at work. Other highlights include a visit to the Tashichho Dzong, seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan ). You finally visit the Handicrafts Emporium followed by shopping for souvenirs in the shops of Thimphu . Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6:
Breakfast at Hotel Transfer to the Airport to connect the flight for Nepal Arrival at Kathmandu check in to the Hotel Proceed for halfday sightseeing of Kathmandu City Overnight at Hotel

Day 7:
Breakfast at Hotel Proceed for halfday sightseeing of Patan City & Bungamati Overnight at Hotel

Day 8:
Breakfast at Hote Transfer to the International Airport to connect your flight.

Trip Facts

  • Duration
  • 8 Days