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Thimphu City Tour

Thimphu is not just the average capital city one usually expects this part of the world. Apart from the unique combination of the ancient and the modern, Thimphu abounds in architectural grandeur and warm hospitable Bhutanese ever ready to please and make you even happier in the land of Happiness.

per adult from




5 to 8 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Dinner
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)
    • Entry/Admission - Motithang Takin Preserve
    • Entry/Admission - National Institute for Zorig Chusum
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan
    • Entry/Admission - Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), Thimphu Bhutan

    Start off your day by first visiting the Memorial Chorten/Temple that depicts larger than life sizes of deities with some 36 of them in erotic poses! Circumambulate the Chorten three times in a clockwise direction along with the locals and don’t forget to make a wish to the wish granting statue of the Buddha

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Motithang Takin Preserve, Thimphu Bhutan

    Go on to meet the national animal of Bhutan, the Takin, an exotic and weird looking animal with the head of goat and body of a cow. Marvel at the story as your guide enthusiastically talks to you about the legend behind this unique creation

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Centenary Farmers Market, Main Town, Near the Wangchhu River, Thimphu Bhutan

    Next, a visit to the Centenary Farmers’ market will enthrall you as you witness the Thimphu residents negotiate with farmers for the freshest and organic products of the region. Don’t hesitate and make your purchase of the season’s choice of fruits, which are locally grown and fully organic

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: National Institute for Zorig Chusum, Thimphu Bhutan

    After a sumptuous Bhutanese lunch, watch the students of the National Institute of Zorig Chosum (Arts and Crafts) as they learn the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Norzin Lam, Thimphu 11001 Bhutan

    To continue, visit the Royal Textile Museum, a state of the art textile Museum showcasing an exemplary display of the art of weaving and textiles. Currently the Museum also has on display the bridal dress and the hand crafted shoes worn by Her Majesty Queen Jetsun Pema during the royal wedding in 2011

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), Chhagchhen Lam, Thimphu Bhutan

    A visit to the spectacular Tashichho Dzong meaning “Palace of the Glorious Religion” will give you an insight into how in the ancient days massive fortresses were built in the traditional style without any nails or steel or architectural design or blue prints! This Dzong is an ostentatious display of the architectural grandeur of the Bhutanese.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Paro Airport, Paro Bhutan
    • Guwahati Airport, New Airport Road, Borjhar, Guwahati, Assam 781015, India
    • Bagdogra Airport, Airport Road, Bagdogra, Siliguri, West Bengal 734421, India
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Bhutan Swallowtail Tours & Travels

Activity ID: V-189121P3

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