Paro to Timphu Day Tour
Visit Ta Dzong, after breakfast proceed to Ta Dzong built as a watch tower which house. Now it houses fascinating
collection of art, relics, religious paintings, Bhutan equisetic postal stamp, coins and handicrafts, together with short small natural history collection.
Rinpung Dzong(Paro Dzong), it was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Nagawang Namgyal; the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan, the dzong continues its age old function as the seat of the district administration, district
court and the monastic body.
Kyichu Lhakhang, it built in 7th century, is one of the two oldest and most sacred shrines in Bhutan (the other being Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang). Kyichu Lhakhang is composed of twin temples. The first temple was built by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo.
Drugyal dzong, this dzong with a picturesque village nestling below its ramparts was built by shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646 to commemorate his victory over the Tibetan invaders. Though largely destroyed by fire in 1951, the towering outer walls and central keep remain an imposing sight. On a clear day, there is a splendid view of Mt. Jumolhari.
Tamchog Lhakhang, a 14th century Buddhist temple built by the renowned Buddhist saint-iron bridge builder Thangthong Gyalpo. The temple has sacred representations of the Buddha’s body, speech and mind.
National Memorial Chorten, the famous Stupa,consecrated in 1974 in the memory of the Third King.
Buddha Point, known as Kuensel Phodrang, where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu Valley. You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the largest statue and walk around and take a glimpse of the valley.
Trashi Chhoe Dzong, fortress initially erected in 1641 and rebuilt by the Third King in 1960s. It houses offices of His Majesty, some Ministries, and central monk body. Also this fortress is one of fine example of Bhutanese architecture and finally drive back to Paro.