The Last Shangri-La Tour
- Gain magnificent views of the Himalayan Mountain Range
- Visit Fortresses, temples, monasteries, landmarks and much more
- Visit the world famous Tigers Nest Monastery
The Last Shangri-La Tour is an exciting adventure tour with treasures chests full of culture and tradition. The tour begins in Paro and quickly transfers to Thimphu. In Thimphu, the tour visits the Memorial Chorten Stupa, a mini-zoo, the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, a folk heritage museum and the Tashichho Fortress. The Last Shangri-La Tour than transverses the Dochu La Pass and stops at the Chimi Lhakhang Temple on the way to Punakha. While in Punakha, the tour visits the Punakha Fortress and explores Gangtey Village, which is well known for its rock and slate carvings. The tour then travels to Paro to visit the Rinpung Fortress and Kichu Lhakhang Temple. The tour ends in Paro, but not before a gorgeous hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
This is the perfect trip for anyone interested in exploring the boundaries set by novelist James Hilton in his 1933 book Lost Horrison.
Day 01: Arrive in Paro travel to Thimphu. -01 hr 2,320 m / 7,610 ft
Day 02: Go sightseeing in Thimphu
Day 03: Travel to Punakha. -03 hrs, 1,250 m / 4,100 ft
Day 04: Go on a day trip to Gangtey. -06 hrs,
Day 05: Travel to Paro. -04 hrs, 2,250 m / 7,382 ft
Day 06: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Day 07: Conclude the tour in Paro