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Go back in time as you wander around the ruins and relics of ancient Buddhist temples and monasteries, in the lush green and tranquil surroundings of the Valley.
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Paro is nestled in the beautiful Paro Valley in Bhutan and home to the only international airport of the country. It has numerous sites and historical buildings spread across the town with some even dating back to the 14th century. The natural beauty of the town, it’s tranquility and places of worship attracts tourists from across the globe every year.
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World renowned Monasteries like Tiger’s nest (also called Paro Taktsang) bring travellers every year to Paro. Institutions like the Tiger’s nest offer a sense of tranquility to tourists as they permit their minds and bodies to relax in the calm environs of Paro. The more adventurous type of tourist will be pleased to know that Paro also hosts activities like rafting and kayaking. Moreover, the hilly terrain presents ample opportunities for trekking and biking along hilly trails. Dook International has designed promising itineraries that guarantee a good time in Paro. Book a tour with Dook today.
Paro is a traveller’s delight as it offers a plethora of attractions and activities for tourists to see and pursue. Travelers can spend their time following a temple trail, visiting old monasteries, hiking or biking on special biking trails. The sleepy town also offers adventure with scope for Rafting and Kayaking in clean waters. Travel with Dook International to ensure that you do not miss any of these enchanting sights on your trip to Paro.
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While this quiet town may be the entry point for International tourists to Bhutan, however, Paro has much more to offer than just being an arrival point for global travelers. Tour Paro to see the lush green town dotted with hundreds of old temples and monasteries, where tourists can partake in meditation sessions that are helmed by monks.
Paro is synonymous with peace, quietude and harmony. On your arrival in Paro, make your way to the famous Tiger’s nest monastery. A few hours of hike will take you to this beautiful edifice which hangs on a precarious cliff and offers sweeping views of the valley.
As you wander in the city, you will notice that Paro is steeped in history and there are many old landmarks that reflect the rich past and culture of the city. Of these, perhaps, the 600 year old Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, is the most special. Time stands still as you stand on this Iron chain bridge watching the clear waters gushing underneath the bridge. It will be a memory that you will cherish for a lifetime.
Other legendary historical monuments include the ruins of the Buddhist temple and monastery Drukgyel Dzong and the 7th century Buddhist temple called Kyichu Lhakhang.
If you thought that Paro was just about temples and monasteries, then you couldn’t be more wrong. Those who love sports, would not be disappointed, as Paro hosts numerous outdoor activities throughout the year. Perhaps, the most fun sport is learning Bhutan’s national sport Archery at training ranges across the city. The other adventure sports that you can try your hand at, while in town, are Kayaking and River Rafting in the Paro Chhu river. If you are fond of biking then there is a biking trail from Ta Dzong to Khasadrapchu with splendid views of the valley.
To get sweeping views of this beautiful city, head to Paro Airport ‘s Bird's Eye View Point which has a picturesque view of the airport and the surrounding mountains. Whenever tourists visit a new country, they want to collect memorabilia to remember the happy memories made on the trip. To buy souvenirs from Paro, spend a few hours wandering around the colorful Paro Craft Market. At this market, you can buy beaded jewellery, clothes, shoes, knitted clothes to take back for your friends, family and for yourself.
Finally, Paro scores a ten on ten when it comes to food and some of the most popular dishes that one must have on their trip to the Paro Valley are - Ema Datshi, Shakam Emadatshi, Shakam Paa, Phaksha Paa, Sikim Pa and Goep.
Dook Travels has curated several Paro Holiday Packages which have been a resounding success with our customers. These Paro Tour Packages promise a good time as our well-researched and popular itineraries take you to all the top sights of the city. Let Dook Travels be your travel guide on your journey to Paro.
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