Thimpu cultural tour

Thimpu Capital cultural tour is an ideal tour for those travelers who constricted by vacation time. It covers two for the most famous tourist places in Bhutan. We will visit the capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu and Paro. Paro is another vibrant city of Bhutan with its only international airport. We will also hike to Taktsang monastery. Even though the duration of visit is short, these two places will show you Bhutan’s rich culture, traditions, arts, crafts, history, religion and lifestyle of Bhutanese people.

Day 1
Paro: Arrive at Paro and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2
Paro: After breakfast, hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest, about 4-5hrs walk up and down). Lunch at Taktsang cafeteria. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 3
Paro – Thimphu: After breakfast, visit Drukgyel Dzong (fortress) and Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery). Catch towering view of Mount Jhomolhari from the base of Drukgyel Dzong. Afternoon, visit Ta Dzong (now National Museum) and then Paro Dzong. Then drive to Thimphu (about 1.5 hr drive). On arrival, transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4
Thimphu – Paro: Morning, visit National Library, Institute of Traditional Arts, Folk Heritage Museum and National Institute of Traditional Medicine. After lunch, visit Tashichhoedzong, Textile Musuem and Handicrafts Emporium. Evening drive back to Paro. Overnight halt in the hotel.
Day 5
Depart Paro: Transfer to Airport for your next destination.

Capital: Thimphu
King: Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Population: 741,822 (2012) World Bank
Currencies: Bhutanese ngultrum, Indian rupee
Official language: Dzongkha Language
Government: Unitary state, Constitutional monarchy, Parliamentary system