Bird Watching and Culture Tour to Bhutan07 Days, 06 Nights

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  • Arrive Paro

    Arrive at Paro and receive by the representative from BhutanCalling Tours at the Paro International airport, only airport in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. After that you will taken in Hotel for refreshment and if time permits we will visit National museum of Bhutan, if it is not closed. Overnight hotel in Paro

  • Paro – Thimphu

    Early breakfast then we will drive to Chelila pass. The pass is the highest pass, where the car can go in Bhutan. On the way we may see the following birds:

    • Flocks of Blood Pheasants.
    • Colourful Himalayan Monal
    • Bullfinches
    • Kalij Pheasants.
    • Grosbeaks
    • Cutia

    Besides seeingthese birds we can also see the Mountain Jhomolhari & Jichu Drakye beautifully on clear days from the pass. There are lots of prayer flags here at the pass. We will have our breakfast here, near the pass. After enjoying the sight of birds, prayer flags and mountains on clear days, then we will drive back to Paro, to our hotel. And then we will drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The drive will take about 1hour 30minutes from the road point. Evening stroll around the Thimphu town and explore handicraft shops for Authentic Bhutanese Souvenirs and gifts for your friends. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu

  • Thimphu Halt

    Early breakfast and then we will hike to Cheri Monastery and during the hike we may spot the following birds:

    • Golden Breasted Fulvetta
    • Maroon Backed Accentor
    • Fire Capped Tit
    • Yellow Backed Flower Packer
    • Spotted Laughing Trush

    After that we will have Lunch and then Drive back for sightseeing in Thimphu, like visit to Weaving centre, Bhutanese paper factory and post office to buy the Famous Bhutanese Stamps. We have bird stamps also-which are very beautiful and can be good souvenirs for your bird lover friends and for your own collections too. If time permits we will drive towards Kuenselphodrang, to offer prayers to the under construction statue, the largest sitting Buddha statue in the world, overlooking the valley.Dinner and overnight stay in hotel in Thimphu

  • Thimphu – Punakha

    Early breakfast and then drive towards the King's Memorial Chorten (built in memory of the third King of Bhutan who reigned from 1952- 1972), and then Drive to Punakha over Dochula pass (3150m). Stop for a while at the pass for a breath taking of eastern Himalayan Mountain Ranges on a clear day and also to see the 108 small chortens (stupas). The following birds' species can be found on our way to Punakha.

    • Gold-naped Finch
    • Satyr Tragopan
    • Tree Creepers
    • Rufous-breasted Bush Robin
    • Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler

    Lunch will be at Lobesa. And then Hike to Chhimi Lhakhang, which is located at a hill top. This temple is also known as 'the temple of fertility'. The hike will take about 25minutes from the road end through the farm fields. Then we will drive to Punakha and visit the magnificent Punakha Dzong. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Punakha

  • Punakha – Paro

    Early breakfast and drive to Paro via Thimphu. On reaching Thimphu, we will do some more shopping in Thimphu capital town. Lunch at Thimphu Then Continue our journey to Paro Evening stroll around the Paro town for your last shopping in Bhutan dinner can be arranged at farmhouse, if our guests are interested. Overnight stay at Paro

  • Hike to Paro Taktshang (horseback ride to Taktshang)

    Early breakfast and then we will hike to Taktshang, Tiger's Nest till the view point. We will have lunch here at the view point, Taktshang cafeteria. The name Taktsang means Tiger's Nest, the legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, believed as the second Buddha or Precious Teacher flew to the site of the monastery on the back of tigress and then meditated there in the cave for three months. The main building of the monastery was destroyed by fire on 19 April 1998 and the Bhutan Government had re-constructed it in the original form. Visit the Drukgyel Dzong which is located 16 Km away from the Paro Town. The name Drukgyel means "Victorious". Although in ruins, this Dzong is of great historical importance. It was here that the Bhutanese finally defeated the invading Tibetans and drove them back. From here, the peak of Chomolhari "Mountain of the Goddess" can be seen on a clear day (Alt. 7314m/24,029ft.) Evening: Take a stroll through Paro town. Overnight hotel in Paro

  • Paro Departure

    Breakfast and then drive to Paro Airport for the departure

Cost per person: USD 1350pp per package.
The cost include inclusive of 3 meals a day, evening tea, guide, driver, transportation within the country by car, visa fees, royalty, government taxes, accommodation on three star hotel, sightseeing and entrance fee for the museums and monuments only.

Not included in the above are Druk Air fare, bar bill, laundry bill, telephone bill and others bills of personal nature.