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About @ Bhutan Best Inbound Tour

Our tour offers a rare chance to penetrate through the world of magic and myths. Explore ancient monasteries and experience unique culture with us. We serve your need from ground handling to arranging the airline tickets. We can be your One Stop Travel Agent based in Bhutan and USA.


Things To Do With Us

*Enjoy the quiet family vacation and rejuvenate with herbal and hot stone bath
*Meet Monk On Hilltop monasteries
*Hike up the Sacred Taktsang (Tiger’s nest) and kiss the sky
*Visit colorful festival in Bhutanese attire
*Plough the field and enjoy Ara(Locally Brewed Alcohol) with farmers
*Enjoy the bicycle on some world’s highest road pass
*Discover tales of Phallus and get blessed
*Spread Merit By hoisting Prayer Flags and lighting butter lamp
*Romance the untamed River
*Plant the happiness tree and reduce your carbon footprint
*Add 565+ Species of birds in your ornithology dictionary
*Get Married In Bhutan like Royal Couple
*Challenge yourselves on snowman trek
*Take selfies on your Trek To Dagana’s One Thousand Lakes
*Dance with Nomads
*Enjoy traditional food in a farm house
*Meditate at the holy caves

CONTACT INFORMATION
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Contact No: 17334422

Website: http://www.bhutaninbound.com

Address:

RTC ROAD
WHITE DUPLEX
NGABIPHU, THIMPHU

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Typical Bhutanese Tour

Highlights

ITINERARY (7 NIGHTS/8 DAYS)



DAY 01: ARRIVE AT PARO, PARO – THIMPHU (55KM/1 HOUR)

The flight into Bhutan takes you close to the great Himalayas, offering dazzling scenic views of some of the world’s highest glacial peaks. As you enter Paro valley, you will sweep past forested hills with the silvery Pa Chu (Paro river) meandering down the valley below. Paro Dzong (fortress) and Ta Dzong (watchtower) on the hills above the town will be a fine sight. Our representative will receive you and will drive to Thimphu with sightseeing along the way.
● Drive towards the capital city, Thimphu.
● Stop at Tachoggang and visit the temple, and the bridge built by handmade iron chain.
● Visit National Memorial Chorten: The building of this landmark was envisaged by the third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity. Completed in 1974 after his untimely death, it is both a memorial to the Late King (”the father of modern Bhutan “) and a monument to world peace. The paintings and statues inside the monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy.
● Evening visit Tashichho Dzong the impressive fortress which houses the secretariat building, the throne room of His Majesty the King and various government offices. It is also the summer residence of the Chief Abbot and central monk body. Witness the Flag lowering ceremony before you enter the Dzong.
Overnight at Hotel in Thimphu.
Please note all the above itinerary may not be possible if the flight arrival is after 13:00 hours

DAY 02: THIMPHU

● Drive to Kuenselphodrang where world’s tallest Buddha Statue (169 feet) sits overlooking the Thimphu Valley. Enjoy the spectacular view of Thimphu city.
● Drive upward towards BBS (Bhutan Broadcasting Service) tower to view the Thimphu city opposite to Kuenselphodrang.
● Royal Textile Academy.
● Folk Heritage Museum.
● General Post Office where you can make a postage stamp with your own picture which can be posted within Bhutan.
● Traditional handmade paper factory.
● Evening free for shopping.
● Overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.

DAY 03: THIMPHU-PUNAKHA (71 KM/3 HOURS)

● Drive up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m/10,130ft) stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the 108 chortens, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road.
● If skies are clear, the high Himalayan peaks towards the north east will be revealed in all their glory. On a clear day, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang (7,158m), Tsendegang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m), Jejegangphugang (7,158m), Kangphugang (7,170m), Zongaphugang (7,060m) a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana, and finally, Gangkar Puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan at 7,497m.
● Hike to Chemi Lhakhang through a nice walk along the rice field and through farm houses. The temple was built by Lama Nawang Chogyel in 1499 after the site was blessed by Drukpa Kunley, the divine madman. The monastery is the repository of the original wooden symbol of phallus that Kunley brought from Tibet. And today it has become a popular temple where barren women come to pray for a child. The temple is popularly known as the Fertility Temple.
● Later try a hand on white water rafting if interested or Drive to Nunnery viewpoint to enjoy the views of Punakha and Wangdue valleys.
● Overnight at your hotel in Punakha.

DAY 04: PUNAKHA SIGHTSEEING, DRIVE TO GANGTEY (3HRS)

In morning

● Visit Punakha Dzong, a massive structure built at the junction of two rivers. Punakha was Bhutan’s capital until 1955 and Punakha Dzong still serves as the winter residence of the central monk body. Bhutan’s first king, Ugyen Wangchuck, was crowned here in 1907. The fortress has withstood damage from fire, earthquake and flood over the centuries. The latest flood, in October, 1994, caused great damage to the fortress but miraculously spared its most holy statue.

● Pho Chhu Suspension Bridge - The 160 metres Pho Chhu Suspension Bridge is known for the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan, which gives you spectacular views of Punakha Dzong and the Pho Chhu Valley.

● After lunch drive to Gangtey valley.

Gangtey (Phobjikha Valley): The valley is popular for its scenic splendor and cultural uniqueness.. Phobjikha is well known as the winter home of the Black-Necked Cranes (Grus Nigricollis) that migrate from the Tibetan plateau. The birds can be observed from early November to end of March. Overlooking the valley is the Gangtey Goenpa.
You may reach Gangtey in the evening. On the first day you can just relax and enjoy the scenic beauty and the tranquility of Gangtey valley.
In the evening you can choose to take natural herbal hot stone bath( Cost about USD 20) which has all the healing properties.
● Overnight at your Hotel in Gangtey.

DAY 05: GANGTEY-PARO (200 Km/ 7 HOURS)

In the morning visit
Gangtey Goenpa :
Is the main seat of the Pema Lingpa tradition which was established in 1613 by Gangteng Sangngak Choling. It overlooks the Phobjikha Valley.

Drive back to Paro.

Hoist prayer flags, light butter lamp, do incense offering and then return back to Paro if interested

● Evening free or can visit the Paro town with a street of typical Bhutanese traditional buildings.
● Overnight at Hotel at Paro.

DAY 6: PARO-HAA VIA CHELELA PASS EXCURSION (75KM/3HRS)

● Drive to Chelela Pass the Kingdom’s highest Motor able pass (3988m). Enjoy the spectacular view of the Paro and Haa valleys on either side of the pass. On route enjoy the beauty of nature with different vegetation as you climb up the mountain.

● As you enter the valley of Haa you will witness the three giant hills looming over the fringes of Haa valley were called ‘Me Rig Puen Sum’ especially after the event of the Lhakhang Karpo construction.
Today the three hills are popularly known as ‘RigSum Goenpa’ signifying three deities, Jambayang, Chana Dorji and Chenrezig (known in Sanskrit as Manjushri, Varjapani and Avalokiteshvara, respectively). These are the three principal bodhisattvas (Buddhas to be) among the thousand future Buddhas to come, and representations of them are to be found in every lhakhang (temple) and household shrine room.

● After lunch, we visit two famous monasteries, Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple) and Lhakhang Nagpo (Black Temple).
The central shrine in Lhakhang Nagpo is said to be almost identical to that of the Jowo temple in Lhasa. Legend has it that local deities assisted in the construction of Lhakhang Karpo. As a result, the place came to be locally known as ‘Hay’ (meaning ‘surprise’) which later became ‘Haa’ due to varying interpretations and pronunciations over time.

Later, other Buddhist saints like Guru Rinpoche and ‘Machi Labdorn’ came to this place, Jungney Drag, in Haa and blessed the locality. After Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal unified the country under the Drukpa Kagyupa sect of Mahayana Buddhism in the early 17th century, the chief guardian deity of Haa became Ap Chundu.

● Evening free for leisure.
● Overnight at your Hotel in Haa.

DAY 07: PARO TAKTSHANG HIKE (4-6 HOURS)

In the morning drive back to Paro
● Hike to Taktshang Monastery, one of the holiest and the most beautiful sites of Bhutan. Taktshang, the tiger’s lair, acquires its name from the legend of its foundation, when in the 8th Century Guru Rimpoche, widely revered as the second Buddha, arrived from Tibet flying across the mountains on the back of a tigress.
● Visit Kyichu Lhakhang, built in the 7th century by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo.
● Visit to Ta Dzong, which in the past served as watchtower for Paro Dzong and now houses the National Museum.
● Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong) built in 1646 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
● Evening free or can visit the Paro town with a street of typical Bhutanese traditional buildings or can try a hand on archery.
● Overnight at Hotel in Paro.

DAY 8: DEPART

● End of your travel to Bhutan. Our team will drive you to the Airport and bid farewell.

Your stay in Bhutan will make you feel so fortunate to have visited in this land of happiness. When you leave, you will cherish beautiful memories and happiness with you throughout your life.

Thank you.
Bhutan Best Inbound Tour.
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Places to Visit

Day 1: Arrive at Paro and overnight at Thimphu (Capital city of Bhutan).
Includes: Tachoggang temple, National Memorial Chorten and Tashichho Dzong
Day 2: Thimphu.
Includes: Kuenselphodrang, Royal Textile Academy, Folk Heritage Museum, General Post Office and Traditional Handmade Paper Factory.
Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha (71KM/3Hrs)
Includes: Dochu-la pass, Chimi Lhakhang, Nunnery Viewpoint and, Punakha and Wandue Valley.
Day 4: Punakha to Gangtey (3Hrs)
Includes: Punakha Dzong, Pho Chhu Suspension Bridge and Gangtey (Phobjikha Valley).
Day 5: Gangtey to Paro (200KM/7Hrs)
Includes: Gangtey Goenpa and Scenic Drive to Paro.
Day 6: Paro to Haa (75Km/3Hrs)
includes: Chelela Pass,Haa Valley, RigSum Goenpa, Lhakhang Karpo and Nagpo.
Day 7: Paro to Taktshang Hike (4-6Hrs)
Includes: Tiger's Lair, Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro Drugyel Dzong and Ta Dzong.
Day 8: Departure from Paro International Airport.

Tour Duration

8 Days