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Private Day Tour in Xining
"At 9:00am your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Then you will be driven to Kumbum Monastery which is 16 miles (25 kilometers) from Xining. Kumbum is one of the six biggest Tibetan Monasteries. The founder of Yellow Hat Sect Tsongkhapa was born and grew up here before he went to Lhasa. You will view the Stupas Teaching Hall...etc. The amazing Butter sculpture exhibition in the monastery will definitely impress you. Afterwards you will be transferred to a local restaurant for lunch. Then you will be transferred to Dongguan Mosque in Xining that is the biggest mosque in Xining with traditional Chinese architecture and very different from Arabic style. You guide will take you for a visit at a local market near the mosque where you can see
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Half- Day Potala Palace Tour from Lhasa
"Your local guide will meet you in your hotel lobby then take a taxi with you to the Potala Palace.On this half day tour you will spend half day on exploring the highlights of the Tibetan capitol the Potala Palace. The exotic structure stands 13-stories-high and contains more than 1000 rooms. The palace is divided into two sections. The White Palace which was built in the mid-17th century provided living quarters for the fifth through the fourteenth Dalai Lamas. From the White Palace pilgrims climb to the central Red Palace
From $102.00
 
Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
"Start from Gang-gyan Hotel Lhasa at 9:30am your tour guide will first bring you to Potala Palace winter palace of Dalai lama which was put to use since 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet with most valuable collections of Potala Palace including gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. You will spend your morning e you will head to Jokhang Temple which was also founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century to promote Buddhism. Inside the temple you will see the statue of young Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve probably the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Around the temple
From $200.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Paro

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Hike to the Tiger's Nest also called the Taktshang Monastery

The Tiger's Nest, locally known as the Taktshang Monastery, stands on a vertical cliff-face in Paro, Bhutan. A trip to Bhutan could be considered incomplete if you don’t visit this monastery, which...
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03- Rinpung Dzong or Paro Dzong

Rinpung Dzong or ‘fortress on the heap of jewels’ was constructed by Gyelchok, the brother of Gyelzom and the son of Phajo Drugom Shigpo, the founder of the Drukpa Kagyupa school in Bhutan. This was...
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Sep 08, 2013

02-Kyichu Lhakhang – The Hidden Gem in Paro

Kyichu Lhakhang is set upon a small hill in the Paro valley. Composed of two temples, the first one was built by Songtsen Gampo, the Buddhist Tibetan king sometime in the 7th. Century.Legend has it...
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Sep 08, 2013

01-The Archery Grounds

In Paro, while on your way to Drukyel Dzong and onwards to the fabled Taktsang Lhakhang, you will come across the local Archery Grounds on your right hand side. If you are lucky, a local tournament...
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Sep 08, 2013

Takstang: The Tiger's Nest Monastery

Probably the most famous site in Bhutan for outsiders, the Tiger's Nest Monastery, sits alongside a sheer cliff thousands of feet above the valley. This Buddhist enclave was consecrated as the site...
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Dec 11, 2010

See some of "that" decorations

I couldn’t find out which word is the most proper one to describe them. So, I am still using “male organ” or phallus to mention them. In Bhutan, houses are generally decorated with many different...
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Jul 07, 2009
 
 
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Drukgyel Dzong

This place gave me everything I have as an image of mystic Far East. We visited the place on our last day in Bhutan and it was a rainy day. The mist was all around us. Everywhere was green; there were...
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Feb 18, 2009

Fly to Paro

This is not a “things to do”, it is a must. You cannot pass all the mountains to reach Bhutan. I know that. But it is also an amazing experience.I don’t like amusement parks but there isn’t another...
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Feb 18, 2009

National Museum

This building (Ta Dzong) was the protection and the watchtower of the Rinpung Dzong. Built in 1651 by Tenzing Drugda. It’s been decided to turn into a museum in 1965 by Cigme Dorce Vangchuk and opened...
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Feb 18, 2009

Rinpung Dzong aka Paro Dzong

Its name means “The Castle of the Jewels”. It’s first built in 15th century as a small monastery. Then it changed into a big Dzong in 1646. Dzong means “castle monastery”. It burned down in 1907 and...
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Feb 18, 2009

Taktsang Monastery

The name Taktsang means “ Tiger’s Nest ”. The monastery is perched on a rocky ledge with a sheer drop of nearly 800m, and overlooks the Paro valley and the river. It is said that in the second half of...
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Oct 28, 2004

Drugyal Dzong

Known as a ruined fortress, this Dzong, with a delightful village nestling at its foot, was built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Although in ruins today, this Dzong is of great historical...
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Oct 28, 2004

Rinchen Pong Dzong

This massive fortress is located in the Paro valley and is approached by a gently sloping flagstone road and a beautiful wooden bridge roofed with shingles and abutted by two guard houses. Today, as...
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Oct 28, 2004

Ta-Dzong

Built in 17th century, this was actually the Watch Tower of the Paro Rinchen Pong Dzong. It was converted into the National Museum in 1968 and holds a fascinating collection of art, relics, religious...
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Oct 28, 2004

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"Paro, the Second Largest City in Bhutan"
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"Paro - The Quiet Hamlet"
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