Showing posts with label Bhutan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bhutan. Show all posts

Friday, June 15, 2018

Closing Date of Monuments In Bhutan

• Ta Dzong – Paro (national museum): closed on Government Holidays
• National Library – Thimphu: closed on Sat, Sun & on Government Holidays
• Textile Museum – Thimphu: Closed on Government Holidays & on Sun. On Sat open from 9.00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Institute of Zorig Chusum (Arts & Crafts School) - Thimphu: Closed on Sun & Government Holidays. On Sat open from 10 a.m. to 12 o’clock. Also closed in winter/summer (mid Nov-early March, June-Aug – closing date available only a few weeks before).
• Simply Bhutan – Thimphu : Closed on Sun & on Government Holidays
• Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) – Paro: tba

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Bhutan Overview

The first day, Kathmandu to Paro by plane. In clear weather, you will view the magnificent mountain.  ( the First gift from Bhutan will be the cool clean fresh air ) a guide will welcome you at an airport and transferred to Thimphu(1.5hrs). You may surprise that their no traffic lights on the street. Experienced   handicrafts Emporium( all types of handicraft)  and overnight hotel

Next day, you can visit Memorial Chorten- a huge stupa built in the memory of King(1952-1972), visit National Library - ancient manuscripts are preserved, Folk Heritage Museum- Textile Museum; where traditional weaving is still kept alive, good collection of old textiles
Tashichho Dong; main secretariat building. The Head Abbot and The central Monastic body...

The third day, you can drive towards the winding road to the Drukgyal Dzong. Magnificent view of Mount Jhomolhari, Hike to Taktsang Gompa(stunning view of the monastery,  Guru Padmasambhava ) Oldest temple Kyichu Lhakhang,  The National Museum( ta Dzong) converted to national museum 1968 and its massive fortress located on the hilltop of Pachu (Paro river), Don't forget to go Dotso (hot stone bath)

View of Annapurna Range

Viewing Annapurna Massif from The Tibet Section Lamjung Himal (6983 m), Annapurna II (7937 m),  Annapurna III (7555 m),  Annapurna IV ...