7 Days & 6 Nights

DAY 01: Paro

A destination its own, entire visit Rinpungdzong which means the “Fortress of the Heap of Jewels“. The town of Paro is small with most of the inhabitants living in the valley that surrounds the town. Paro has the highest yielding farmlands in the kingdom. Apart from commanding a slightly elevated strategic point overlooking the longest stretch of the Paro valley, Rinpungdzong is symbolic as the religious and secular centre of all affairs in the valley. It is also an architectural wonder, setting the tone for official dzongs throughout the Kingdom and inviting the visitor to wonder at the cultural strength of the Kingdom’s heritage. The dzong was built in 1646.

Visit to KichuLhakhang built by Tibetan Buddist King SongtsenGenpo in 7th century.

Overnight at Hotel

 DAY 02: Paro sightseeing

Morning Taktsang hikeTaktsang. This Monastery was one of the most famous monastery built on a cliff 900m above the Paro valley, the name means “ Tiger Nest “ , the Guru is said to have flown to the site of the monastery on the back of Tiger. Lunch at Taktsang cafeteria.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Paro-Thimphu

Fly into Paro by Bhutan Airline Bhutan’s National Airline. The great snow-capped peaks of the inner Himalayas rise up to the heavens can be seen during clear weather. As the plane approaches Bhutan, if you look down farmhouses as dots on the hillsides can be seen.

In the evening you will be visiting TashichhoDzong (Fortress). The massive fortress houses the office of the king and the chief abbot of Bhutan (Jhe-khenpo).

Morning  visit KuenselPhodrang (Buddha Point) to see the huge statue of Buddha Dordenma (8th tallest statue of Buddha in the world) with painting programme.

Visit at memorial Chorten.

 Overnight at Hotel

 DAY 04: Thimphu to Punakha

Today after enjoying a lovely breakfast, you would be transferred to Punakha later you would make stops to do some sightseeing at the Dochula view point. The Dochula pass is 45-minutes from Thimphu and perched at 3100m, offering a glimpse of the Himalayan.

After the program drive to Punakha. Lunch on the way and afternoon visit  Punakha Dzong built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in the year 1637. The Dzong is located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu (father) and Mo Chhu (mother) rivers in the Punakha to Wangdue valley.

Overnight at Hotel

DAY 05: Punakha (Gangtey Sightseeing)

After breakfast drive to Gangtey,
Today we will visit Gangteng Gompa monastery; Pema Lingpa himself had chosen it. Construction of the monastery was begun in the early 1500s by Pema Lingpa’s grandson, the first Gangteng Tulku Gyalse Pema Thinley, and the 2nd Gangteng Tulku Tenzin Legpai Dendup completed the present form of the monastery later that century. The monastery’s name, attributed to Pema Lingpa, is simple and appropriate: “top of the hill.” Gangteng Gonpa is presently the largest private Nyingma monastery in the entire Kingdom of Bhutan. The monastery complex has five temples that surround the main central tower. The Monastery is one of the main seats of the religious tradition based on Pema Lingpa's revelations and one of the two main centres of the Nyingmapa school of Buddhism in the country.

Evening return back to Punakha.

Overnight at Hotel

DAY 06:  Punakha-Thimphu

visit General Post Office where one can buy one of the most beautiful stamps in the world and post cards too. You can print your own stamps with your own

Visit painting school located at kawangjangsa.

Overnight at Hotel

DAY 07: Departure

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