Glimpse of Bhutan is designed mainly for our guests with very less time to spare. Whether it's enjoying a gentle country stroll, or day hiking to the breathtaking Tiger’s Nest, or experiencing the living culture of the people in their traditional costumes or the enchanting folklore and history, the package manages to usher our guests to the Bests of Bhutan.

Detailed Itinerary-

Day 1: You are expected to arrive at Paro through the only airline to Bhutan, Druk Air. We assure you a unique travelling experience across Himalayan Mountains. On arrival you and your family will be greeted by one of our tour executive and will check you into your Hotel.

After a lavish lunch, we will drive you to Paro Dzong, built in 1646 AD . The monastery is fully functional and is a classic example of a traditional abode in which "the church and the state" co-exist in harmony. Our second stop for the day is the Bhutan National Museum. Enjoy a rare collection of Bhutanese art, crafts, paintings and sculptures from a by-gone era carefully preserved for posterity. After a quick stop at KichuLhakhang, Bhutan's oldest temple, we will return to your hotel for a quiet evening .

Day 2: The next day, after a lavish breakfast, you will be driven to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan which is about 45 minutes away from Paro and the drive is indeed scenic. We will visit the King's Memorial chorten, built in memory of the third king of Bhutan (1952-1972). After paying your tribute there, you will be escorted to see the Changangkha Lhankhang followed by the Radio Tower which is one of Bhutan's tallest buildings, and the Zoological Garden, where you can easily spot the national animal of Bhutan, The Takin. After that, you will visit the Nunnery Temple, The National Library of Bhutan which houses some of the world's most rare and ancient religious manuscripts and the Bhutan School of Arts & Crafts which is also called The Painting School.

After lunch, we will take you to the National Institute of Traditional Medicine. You will next visit The TashichoeDzong also known as the Fortress of the Glorious Religion. Initially built in 1641 AD and later remodeled in 1965, the Dzong is the home of the main secretariat of the Government. The Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory is our next stop where we will see how Bhutan protects its environment through long-term sustainability. Paper products are manufactured from mulberry plant bark ("daphne"). This factory manufactures a special watermark paper as well as products such as lampshades, envelopes and other objects made of traditional Bhutanese paper. They make great gifts to take home with you.

Day 3: You are all set to depart after breakfast. The Bhutan Textile Museum and The Folk Heritage museum are your first two stops. Learn first-hand about Bhutan's rich cultural traditions, its deeply rooted heritage which spans thousands of years and the Bhutanese way of life. You will also visit the Handicrafts Emporium where you can purchase exquisite hand-woven fabric in a million colors and decorations for your living room. We shall then proceed to Simtokha Dzong, the oldest and the most secure fortress in Bhutan. It offers you an amazing backdrop to take pictures. Enjoy a full-course dinner and some little "me" time in the evening.

Day 4: We leave for Punakha after breakfast, through the Dochula Pass which is an experience in itself. Situated high among the mountains, the pass  gives you the 108 Bhutanese Stupas, revered by the people of the land as an emblem of religious sanctity. Notice their architectural beauty and the manner in which they have weathered the four seasons over the years. If the weather is good, you can admire the glory of the snow-capped Himalayan Ranges from this vantage point. Continuing the drive, we will visit the Punakha Dzong, situated near two rivers, the Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River.). Punakha Dzong happened to be the seat of the Government for a long time comprising the booty seized during the various wars with Tibet. Punakha continues to serve as the winter residence of Je-Khenpo, the country's spiritual leader.
We will next take you on a short evening hike to Chimi Lhakhang, one of Bhutan's most famous monasteries, built by the Divine Madman,Lama Drukpa Kuenley in 15th century AD. It is also known as the fertility monastery. You will return to your hotel in the evening for leisure.

Day 5: Early morning departure, we take a short drive to Wangdue to visit Wangdue Dzong, founded by Zhandrung in 1639 AD which is located on a hill overlooking the valley. The word "Wangdue" means "to bring under one's power" .  We will head back to Thimphu for lunch and then drive to paro. Use the couple of extra hours to rest or to shop for gifts and souvenirs.

Day 6: Your destnation today is the Taktsang monastery called as "The Tiger's Nest". The short trek to the monastery passes through a dense pine forest. This abode was built in the 17th century AD. It literally hangs from the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900 meters into the valley below. According to a legend, Guru Rinpoche (Second lord Buddha) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress from Singye Dzong in Lhuntse to meditate in a cave .

Day 7: Your Glance at Bhutan cultural tour will come to an end. We drive  you to Paro airport for flight to onward destination.

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