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  • Bhutan Tour from Singapore

    This Singapore Bhutan Tour gives visitors a deep insight into a unique Himalayan culture, one that is finding a precarious balance between the ancient world and the global village.

     

    Bhutan’s architecture is the best remaining example of an ancient living architecture – from the mighty ancient fortresses to the humble farm house – the stunning and strategic locations of the grand fortresses housing both monks and civil administrations.


    HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUDE

    • Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites.
    • Tashichho Dzong, Kuenselphodrang Nature Park, Buddha Dordenma Statue, National Institute for Zorig Chusum, Folk Heritage Museum, Royal Textile Academy, National Memorial Chorten
    • Dochula pass, Druk Wangyal Chortens, Sopsokha Village, Chimi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong
    • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
    • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
    • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.

    DETAILED PROGRAM

    Day 1

    Catch a flight at Singapore Changi Airport to Paro. Upon arrival, proceed to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Enjoy your 1st-ever authentic Bhutanese cuisine before paying a visit to The Centenary Farmer’s Market, a weekend market famous for its agricultural products. Next, visit Tashichho Dzong which houses the throne of the King of Bhutan. After that, head to Kuenselphodrang Nature Park where you are rewarded with a panoramic view of Thimphu Valley and admire the 169-foot tall bronze Buddha Dordenma Statue, the largest statue in the country. Overnight in Thimphu.

     The Centenary Farmer’s Market, Kuenselphodrang Nature Park, Tashichho Dzong

    Recommended Thimphu Hotels:

    - Gyelsa Boutique Inn
    Hotel Thimphu Towers


    Day 2

    The second day is spent to visit the highlights of this capital city. Head to the National Institute for Zorig Chusum where you can catch a glimpse of apprentices honing their skills and knowledge in 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. Next, visit Folk Heritage Museum to discover the traditional lifestyle of Bhutanese in the olden days. Then, make a stop at the local post office where you can get personalized stamps at your own expense. Continue on to Royal Textile Academy to witness the traditional art of weaving. Proceed to visit National Memorial Chorten, a stupa built to honour the late 3rd King Dorji Wangchuck. Thereafter, visit Changangkha Lhakhang which was built in the 12th century and is the oldest temple in Thimphu. Proceed to an authentic Bhutanese craft bazaar and Norzin Lam where you can purchase handicrafts, garments and accessories at your own expense.

       National Institute for Zorig Chusum, National Memorial Chorten, Royal Textile Academy


    Day 3

    Depart Thimphu for Punakha. On the way, we cross Dochula pass and visit Druk Wangyal Chortens where the construction of 108 chortens was commissioned by the eldest Queen Mother, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk. Enjoy spectacular views of The Himalayas if the weather is clear. Along the way, stop at Sopsokha village and take a stroll through the rice fields to Chimi Lhakhang, a pilgrimage site for childless couples. Thereafter, visit Punakha Dzong, situated at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and Pho Chhu rivers. Overnight in Punakha.

      Dochu La pass, Druk Wangyal Chortens, Chimi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong

    Recommended Hotels in Punakha:

    - Lobesa Hotel Punakha
    - Damchen Punakha Resort


    Day 4

    In this morning, we make your way back to Paro, home to many old Bhutanese monasteries. Visit Paro Penlop Dawa Penjor Heritage Farmhouse, an 18th-century farmhouse inaugurated as a heritage farmhouse with various historical and religious artefacts. Thereafter, visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan. End your day with a visit to Drugyel Dzong, the victory fortress built in 1647 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate his victory over the Tibetan invaders led by Mongolian warlord, Gushri Khan in 1644.

      Paro Penlop Dawa Penjor Heritage Farmhouse, Kyichu Lhakhang, Drugyel Dzong

    Recommended Hotels in Paro:

    - Bhutan Mandala Hotel
    - Metta Resort & Spa


    Day 5

    Embark on a scenic drive up to Chelela pass, the highest pass in Bhutan at 3,988 metres above sea level to catch a glimpse of Paro Valley on one side and Haa Valley on the other. Visit Ta Dzong which houses a fascinating collection of costumes, art, religious paintings, relics, national stamps and handicrafts. After that, visit Rinpung Dzong which was built in 1645 to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders and has now been transformed to serve as an administration centre, a school for monks and a venue for the annual spring festival.

      Ta Dzong, Rinpung Dzong


    Day 6

    This day, embark on a hike to Bhutan’s most iconic landmark, Taktsang Lhakhang, also known as Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Clinging precariously to a granite cliff 800 metres above Paro Valley, legend has it that the great Guru Rinpoche flew to this spot on the back of a tigress. The monastery was 1st built in 1692 at a cave where the guru meditated in the 7th century. Thereafter, spend the rest of your day at leisure. You may wish to enjoy a relaxing hot stone bath or head to the main street of Paro to pick up some souvenirs at your own expense.

    Note:

    All travelers are recommend to wear comfortable walking shoes for your hike to Taktsang Lhakhang. The hike is not recommended for pregnant women and travellers with pre-existing health conditions.


    Day 7

    After breakfast, being transferred to the airport for your flight home. End tours.

     

     

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    Notes:

    • Prices are in USD, per person, based on two people traveling together and sharing a room. At Bhutan Senses Travel, we carefully select all hotels to ensure that your accommodations match our standards of trip and service excellence.
    • Prices include the following:
      . All hotel accommodation including all taxes and breakfast
      . Internal economy flights as stated with airport taxes
      . All transfers & sightseeing transportation in private vehicle
      . Private services of local guides
      . All special events & private tours, guest experts
      . All entrance fees into historical sights & museums
      . Drinking water and refreshing towels for touring
      . 24/7 support from the Bhutan Senses Travel Team

     

    Location
    Accommodation

    THIMPHU
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    Gyelsa Boutique Inn

    • Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Gyelsa boutique offers accommodation in Thimphu. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.
    • Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain units include a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. Each room has a private bathroom fitted with a shower.
    • There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.
    • The nearest airport is Paro Airport, 23 km from Gyelsa boutique.

    PUNAKHA
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    Lobesa Hotel Punakha

    • Hotel Lobesa is a three star hotel situated in the Punakha countryside.
    • The property is relatively new and offers guests a comfortable stay at convenient prices.

    PARO
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    Bhutan Mandala Resort

    • Offering a hot tub and sauna, Bhutan Mandala Resort is located in Paro. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site.
    • Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a bath.
    • Paro Airport is 3 km from the property.

    Metta Resort & Spa

    • Metta Resort and Spa offers accommodation in Paro. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.
    • All rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some units include a seating area where you can relax. Every room includes a private bathroom fitted with a shower. Extras include bathrobes and slippers. Metta Resort and Spa features free WiFi .
    • There is a 24-hour front desk at the property.
    • The resort also offers car hire. The nearest airport is Paro Airport, 5 km from the property.