Thimphu and Paro Valley Tour

Thimphu & Paro Valley TourThimphu and Paro Valley Tour is an ancient land secluded high in the heart of the vast Himalayas with magical customs and people with deeply held beliefs. Bhutan is a land of Dzongs (fortresses) and monasteries, monks, majestic mountains, unique architectural style, rich heritage and a land of warm-hearted, friendly people. In the Thimphu Paro Tour we visit Bhutan and admire the silence and peace of the Paro valley. The beautiful terraced valley where the medieval town of Paro nestles is home to many of the Bhutan's oldest temples and Dzongs. The rice sink valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha-Wangdue grow the well-known Bhutanese red rice. Western Bhutan is known for its spectacular landscape with rice paddies cascade down wonderful mountains, the perfect rivers that flow through the main towns of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, and matchless two-story houses with brilliantly painted window design. Mahayana Buddhism is the state religion and accounts for about half the population. Thimpu is the capital and largest city. Bhutan is one of the most remote and least developed nations in the world, though, the country maintain strong economic and cultural relations with India. Bhutan and they had to move down from Nathu La pass in western Bhutan into Paro valley, one of the rice bowls of Bhutan. Be it in during the planting season or harvest season, you will meet the farmers in their fields, whistle a song as they go about their business. If the Williamsons made the trip today, they would fly directly into Paro valley, and the other rice bowl valleys are just hours away by car. Foreign authority and tourism are greatly synchronized by the government to conserve the country traditional culture and national identity. The scenery ranges from subtropical plains in the south to the Himalayan height in the north, with some peaks exceeding seven thousand meters.


Thimphu and Paro Valley Tour Itinerary

Day 01:- Arrival in Bhutan (Paro): Arrive in Paro, the ancient capital city of Bhutan. Upon arrival, you will be received by our Bhutan 's representative and drive through the picturesque Paro valley with its quaint clusters of hamlets amid terraced paddy fields to your hotel. On a clear day, you would be struck by the sight of the 24,000 feet white-domed peak of the sacred Mt. Jhomolhari (Mountain of the goddess Jhomo) that looms overhead.


Day 02:- Paro to Timphu: In the morning we visit Ta Dzong. It is a national museum housed in an ancient watchtower, which has a fine collection of ancient Thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons and other artifacts. This monastery is built around a cave in which Guru Rimpoche meditated. According to the legends, Guru Rimpoche is said to have flown to the site of the monastery on the back of the tigress from Tibet and meditated in the cave there for 3 months.


Day 03:- Thimphu to Paro: In the morning we visit the National Library, which holds a vast set of ancient Buddhist manuscript and the School of Thangkha painting where you can see young children learn and practicing the antique art of painting. Then we visit the Bhutan Arts and crafts Centre and the handicrafts emporium to see the exquisite artistry of traditional crafts, textiles and wander through the streets little shopping. After lunch, visit the memorial chorten. Memorial was built in 1974 in the memory of the king Jigme Dorji wangchuck.


Day 04:- Paro: After having an early breakfast, drive to the airport to board your onward flight.