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HISTORICAL BHUTAN 

THIMPHU 2N – WANGDUE / PUNAKHA 2N – BUMTHANG 2N – PARO 2N 

  • DAY 01

    Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu
    (Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)
    Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

  • DAY 02

    Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing
    After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Takin Preserve Centre, the national animal of Bhutan can be seen here, Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

  • DAY 03

    Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha /Wangdue Sightseeing
    (Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
    After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit Punakha Dzong – built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness).

    Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. After that take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang – The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.

  • DAY 04

    Day 04: Punakha – Bumthang
    (Distance: 212 kms. / Driving Time: 8 hrs. / Altitude of Bumthang: 2600 mts.)
    After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Trongsa across Pele-La-Pass (11.120 ft.) traditional boundary between east & west Bhutan, There is an adrupt change in vegetation, with mountain forest replaced by high altitude dwarf bamboo. Stop Enroute Chendbji Chorten – built in the style of the great Bodhanath Choten of Nepal. Further ahead visit Trongsa Dzong

    Trongsa Dzong – It was the seat of power over central & eastern Bhutan and Ta Dzong – An ancient watch tower. The chapel inside is said to be dedicated to the Trongsa Penlop Jigme Namgyal. Then drive further to Bumthang over the Yutong-La-Pass (11,155 ft.). While in Chumey valley in Bumthang, visit the Yathra Weaving Factory – It is the most famous textile product of Bumthang. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Bumthang.

  • DAY 05

    Day 05: Punakha / Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing
    (Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)
    After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park – The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Ta Dzong – National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, etc. Rinpung Dzong – Meaning “fortress of the heap of jewels”. The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

  • DAY 06

    Day 06: Paro Sightseeing

    After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery – called “Tiger’s Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kyichu Monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.

  • DAY 07

    Day 07: Paro Airport
    After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.

  • ADD ON DAY 01

    ADD ON DAY 01 : Bumthang Sightseeing
    After breakfast, 1st half visit Jakar Dzong: Literally meaning the Castle of White Bird. The current structure was built in 1667. Lamey Goemba: A large palace and monastery built in 18th century by Dasho Phuntsho Wangdi Jambay Lhakhang: built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. Chakhar Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Iron Castle, the original palace was made of Iron and hence the name “Chakhar”.

    Kurjey Lhakhang: Named after body print of Guru Rimpoche. Afternoon 2nd half Visit Tamshing Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Temple of the good message, established in 1501 by Pema Lingpa. Membarstho: Literally meaning, “The burning Lake”. The evening ends visit a local handloom weaving house and Interact with the weavers. Overnight stay at Bumthang.

  • ADD ON DAY 02

    ADD ON DAY 02: Bumthang – Punakha / Wangdue
    (Distance: 212 kms. / Driving Time: 8 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
    After breakfast drive to Punakha. Reach Punakha by late afternoon. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Punakha/Wangdue.

  • INCLUSIONS

    INCLUSIONS

    • RETURN AIR FARE
    • AIRPORT-HOTEL- AIRPORT TRANSFERS
    • SIGHT SEEING AS MENTIONED IN THE ITINERARY
  • VISA

    VISA ON ARRIVAL

  • OPTIONS

    WE HAVE MANY  OPTIONS TO TRAVEL

    • FLYING IN – FLYING OUT
    • DRIVE IN- DRIVE OUT
    • DRIVE IN – FLYING OUT
    • FLYING IN – DRIVE OUT 
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