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Annapurna Panorama

13 days from USD $2,399

Experience a wonderfully varied and easy-paced trek through the stunning Annapurna region, while lodging in quaint Track...

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Thimphu Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF HIMALAYAS 23

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Day 1: Kathmandu - Thimphu

Welcome to Kathmandu. Today you will fly to Paro. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to Thimpu. En Route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom which now houses the School for religious and cultural studies. Overnight at Thimpu - Hotel Phuentsho Pelri / similar.

Ready for battle! Photo courtesy of Tourism Council of Bhutan

Day 2: Thimphu

Today enjoy a full day of sightseeing of Thimpu where you will visit the Late King's Memorial Chorten, the National Library, Nunnery, Folk Heritage Museum, the handmade paper factory and the school of arts and crafts. Overnight Thimphu.

A local fruit and vegetable market in Thimpu - photo courtesy of Tourism Council of Bhutan

Day 3: Thimphu - Paro

Take a morning drive to Paro. After hotel check in proceed on a sightseeing tour of Ta Dzong, Rinpung Dzong , enjoy a walk over the bridge along a stone inlaid path, this offers a good view of the architectural wonder of the Dzong as well as life around it. Overnight Paro at hotel Olathang / similar.

A Bhutanese Archer in Paro - photo courtesy of Tourism Council of Bhutan	[

Day 4: Paro

After breakfast visit Taktshang Monastery (5hrs hike) - It is one of the most famous of Bhutan’s monasteries, perched on the side of a cliff 900m above the Paro valley floor. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery and hence it is called ‘Tiger’s Nest’. On return to your hotel visit Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lakhang. Overnight Paro.

A colourful and lively masked dancer in Paro - photo courtesy of Tourism Council of Bhutan

Day 5: Paro

We say our good byes as you are transferred to the aiport in time for your departure flight to Kolkata. On arrival take a connecting flight to Bagdogra.