Paro - Thimphu
Day 02: Thimphu
Day 03: Punakha
Day 04: Trongsa
Day 05: Bumthang
Day 06: Bumthang (Festival)
Day 09: Thimphu
Day 10: Paro
Day 11: Taktsang
Day 12: Departure
Arrival Paro - Thimphu
at Paro where you will be welcomed by the representative
form Mysterious Bhutan Tours and Adventures at the
airport. Then after having completed the arrival
formalities, you will be transferred to Thimphu which is
about one and half hour drive from the Airport. Night at
early morning breakfast, on this day in Thimphu, You will
be escorted to Trashi Chhodzong to witness the Thimphu
tshechu festival for whole day. Lunch at the hotel in the
city. After the festival walk leisurely around Thimphu
city in the cool evening. Night at Hotel in Jumolhari.
breakfast in the hotel, we will drive to Punakha, the
ancient capital of Bhutan. On the way to Punakha, stop at
Dochu-La Pass about 10500 feet (3150m), for a breathtaking
view of the eastern Himalayas. In clear sky, you can view
seven mountains including the majestic Gangkar Puensum.
The road descends through the ever-changing tress reaching
the Punakha valley.
There at Punakha, visit the most impressive Punakha Dzong
at the location of two Rivers, Pho- Chu and Mo- Chu (Male
and Female River). If time permits, drive back to hike
Chimi Lhakhang, the temple of fertility. The hike will
take about half an hour. Childless couples come from all
over the country to ask for children and it is widely
believed that their prayers are answered.
Overnight stay at Punakha, Damchen Resort.
breakfast, we drive to Trongsa. En route we Stop at Dochu
La Pass 3150 m and see 108 Druk Wangyel Chortens (stupa)
built by Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk. You have the
panorama of majestic seven snow capped mountains on the
other side. Continue our journey towards Punakha as we
descend through the forest of magnolia till we reach
Metsina rice field valley. We lunch at
Wanduephodrang.Continue our journey with a gradual ascends
to the Pele La pass 3100m. Feel the cool mountain air on
this pass and take photos as you take walk around. This
pass was the traditional boundary dividing western and
eastern Bhutan. Continue drive to reach Trongsa in the
evening. Night at Yangkhil resort.
breakfast in the hotel, visit Trongsa Dzong the biggest
and capital seat of Choetse Penlop of eight regions of
eastern Bhutan(Sharchok Khorlo Tsipgyed). Before the King
of Bhutan is enthroned as the King of Bhutan, He has to
become the Trongsa Choetse Penlop which was instituted by
Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 17th Century. So even our
present King was Choetse Penlop of this Dzong before he
was crowned in 2008. Then visit TaDzong ( Watch Tower),
which is now house as the national mesuem. Continue our
drive to Bumthang and lunch at Chumey Nature Resort. By
the sun down, we reach Bumthang and night at Hotel River
After breakfast we drive to Thangbi to witness Thangbi
Mani Tsechu festival. Lunch at hotel at Bumthang. Evening
back to Bumthang town and you can walk around the newly
built town after the massive fire. You can walk on the
bridge as you see the crystal clear chamkhar chu(river)
below. Night at hotel River lodge.
Whole day witness the festival at Thangbi. Night at Hotel
Some of the other places you can visit are: 7th century
Jampa Lhakhang (temple), Kurjey Lhakhang, Tamzhing
Lhakhang just next to beautiful domestic Bumthang airport.
Visit Mebartsho (popularly known as burning lake). Night
at Hotel River Lodge.
Today is long journey and on the way you will have enough
time for photography as you cross three mountain passes
all above 3000 m before you reach Thimphu. Night at Hotel
breakfast sightseeing in Thimphu. See national Library,
Giant Buddha Dordenma at Kuensel Phjodrang, National
Handicraft Emporium, visit memorial Chorten, Folk
Heritage. After lunch move to Paro. Evening visit Paro
Rinpung Dzong and National Museum. And night at Tiger Nest
Taktsang (Tiger Nest)
this morning, right after early breakfast, drive to
Taktsang base. From there hike to Taktshang (Tiger Nest),
one of world famous monastery built on the 900 m granite
cliff. Your hike will take about 5 hours in total. Here if
you need pony to ride, you can advice us. Visit this
amazing temple during the day. Lunch at Taktsang cafeteria
and evening back to Hotel. If you are interested, you can
take Hot Stone bath which is upto you. If you do not want
to do hiking, you can take the option like visiting
Drugyal Dzong (Ruin Fort), Kyichu Lhakhang 7th Century.
Paro town. Night at Tiger Nest Resort.
After breakfast you will be driven to airport for your
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Sightseeing as per
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