On arrival at Paro airport and after completing your Bhutan visa formalities, representatives from 4B TRAVEL tour operator will meet you. Then travel to Thimphu , the capital town of Bhutan.
On arrival at Thimphu, check into your hotel and after refreshments or lunch visit the following :
National Memorial Chorten
Here you will find the elderly Bhutanese people circumambulating the Chorten throughout the day. Chorten literally means ‘Seat of Faith’ and Buddhists often call such monuments, the ‘Mind of Buddha’. The Chorten is an extraordinary example of Buddhist architecture and artwork with its gorgeous paintings and sculptures. It is a large white sculpture crowned with a golden spire.
The literary meaning of Simtokha is ‘Atop of Demon’ and the Dzong was built by the Gyal Gyad Tshel Institute of Ralung (Tibet). The Dzong looks quite distinctive as its central tower has 12 sides. It houses a large statue of Yeshay Gonpo, the main protective deity of Bhutan. It contains the bed chambers of both Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Jigme Namgyal, two most important figures in Bhutanese history.
Buddha Dordenma Statue
Located at a height of 51.5 meters, Buddha Dordenma Statue is one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world. The statue is made up of bronze and is glided in gold. 1 lakh 25 thousand smaller Buddha statues have been placed within the Buddha Dordenma statue, 1 lakh 8 inch tall statues and 25 thousand 12 inch tall statues respectively. Each of these thousands of Buddhas has also been cast in bronze and gold. The throne that the Buddha Dordenma sits upon is a large meditation hall.