Day 1. Fly to Paro (2280m). Drive to Thimpu. In hotel (Full board)
After arrival at Paro complete formalities at the Immigration at the airport. Our Bhutan representative meet you upon arrival at the airport and drive to Thimphu the capital city (55km to the hotel.The drive takes about 2 hours on the smooth road. Upon arrival check into the hotel. The flight offers beautiful mountain and landscape.
Day 2. Full day sightseeing of Thimphu (2286m). (Full Board)
Visit National library, handicraft emporium, memorial chorten of His Late Majesty, King Jigme Dojji Wangchuk and short drive to Dechenchholing to see gold and silver smith work. In the evening drive to Khuruthang in Punakha (1350m). On the way cross 3090 meterDochu La (pass). Stay at Hotel.
Day 3. Trek –Punakha to Limukha(Full Board)
Transfer to Punakha-Dzong.
Walk gradually up through pine forest. You may stop by the village on the way to the camp at Limukha.
Day 4. Trek- Limukha to Chungsakha. (Full Board)
On this day you walk through rhododendron and Oak Forest. Visit Drukpa Kuenly Lhakhang en-route to the camp at Chungsakha.
Day 5. Trek-Chungsakha to Samtengang . (Full Board)
Walk through the village of Sha in Wangdi district. Camp near a lake at Samtengang.
Day 6. Trek-Samtengang to the road ahead and drive to Paro. In Paro. (Full Board)
Descend to the road. Drive through Wangdi to Punakha. After lunch at the hotel continue the drive to Paro. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 7 In Paro. Full day sightseeing. (Full Board)
Full day sightseeing tour: visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort. The fort defended the Paro valley from the Tibetan invasion from the north in the early 17th century. On clear weather Mount Chomolhari 7320 meters can be seen towering over the dzong (fort). Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong which now housed National museum. The seven floors museum highlights carry various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7th century. The extensive collection includes antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons and armor, household objects, and a rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts. A short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong known to local as “ Fortress of the heap of jewels.” This fort serves as the administrative center and school for monks. The inner courtyard has fine wall paintings illustrating Buddhist lore, such as the legend of the four friends, the old man of long life, the wheel of life, scenes from the life of Milarepa, Mount Sumeru and other cosmic mandalas.
Day 08 Transfer to airport, fly onward journey
Transfer to the airport and board flight to you next destination.
Note: Program as outlines above is guideline only. It is subject to change due to logistics, weather and technical condition. There is no refund against unused service.
All tours and treks in Bhutan require prior arrangement at least 45 days before departure.
Exclusive private deluxe tour can be made using Aman Kora hotel chain in Thimpu and Punakha. Long advance booking is required, specially during festival time. The hotel is exclusive and expensive but worth it. Check for detail.
After confirmation of the tour your visa clearance number is forwarded to concerned overseas airline office / stations. Without clearance number passengers are not allowed to board the flight. This visa clearance number is also required while issuing air tickets.