Arrive in Paro & Drive to Thimpu
Your first Glimpse of Bhutan Arrive at Paro International Airport Paro Dzong /Fortress of Heaped Jewels National Museum Dungtse Lhakhang/temple- 7th Century 3-storied temple Stroll through the valley Stroll through the numerous small handicraft and souvenir shops and also the vegetable market, Overnight at your hotel in Paro.
Thimphu Sightseeing and Culture tours off Bhutan capital
Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan and the centre of government, religion and commerce, Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. Although not what one expects from a capital city, Thimphu is still a fitting and lively place. Home to civil servants, expatriates and monk body, Thimphu maintains a strong national character in its architectural style do full day sightseeing and stay overnight at Thimpu.
Thimpu to Punakha back to thimpu
Today we will drive from Thimpu to Punakha smooth following Paro chu river till Chuzom and follow Wang chu upstream until the little town of Simtokha and then turn right towards east climbing up to Dochula pass (3,080m), where you have opportunity to view the peaks of the eastern Himalayas. Descend into Wangdi and Punakha Valley at around 1400m. After passing through the junction at Lobesa towards north of Punakha overcoming beautiful village and farm lands bank to Thimpu for overnight stay.
Thimpu to Haa valley expoler
Haa Valley” was only recently opened to tourism and has remained beautifully quaint and untainted by the influences of modern development. Experience Bhutanese hospitality at the beautifully restored Lechuna Heritage Lodge, engage in a variety of hikes that range from easy to moderate, or bike around the valley or riverside in this quiet location. Our experienced guides lead guests through the Haa and Paro Valleys on day walks, incorporating Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery, and a wild hike to Kila Nunnery, between the two valleys.
Haa valley to Paro Tiget Nest monastery visit and meditation inside the monastery
Chele La Pass and hike to Kila Nunnery (optional bike descents). Start early for the drive to Chele La Pass which (3,988m) from which on a clear day the view sweeps away to Bhutan’s second highest peak, Mt Jhomolhari(7314m). Striding out along the Edelweiss covered ridge, we pass a sky burial site. We then descend for the two-hour hike through dense rhodendron forest, possibly sighting shaggy yaks, to Kila Goemba, an ancient nunnery nestled in a craggy patch on the mountainside below. KilaGoemba is a serene retreat for 32 Anims (Buddhist nuns) who lead an undisturbed life of religious studies, prayer and meditation. An hour’s descent from the monastery and we are back at the road where we can saddle up on a mountain bike and freewheel down to Paro Valley stay overnight in Paro
Paro valley expoler days and culture sightseeing again visit tiger nest monastery
After breakfast, we will hike to Taktsang Monastery. The trail is broad and the walk of approximately 2 hours uphill takes us to Taktsang Monastery. Built on 900 metres above the valley floor, the monastery is a spectacular sight. It is also an important pilgrim site for the Buddhists. Legend has it that the great Guru Rinpoche flew here on the back of a tigress when he brought the teachings of the Buddhist Dharma to Bhutan in the 8th Century. He then mediated in a cave there for three months where the monastery was later built. Nearby there is a teahouse where you can stop for refreshments.
In the afternoon, we drive to the ruins of the 17th Century Drukgyel Dzong, an historic monument built by the Shabdrung to commemorate his victory against marauding Tibetans in 1644. On the return drive to Paro, we can visit other remote monasteries in the valley overnight stay at Paro.
Depart from Bhutan to your next destination
After Breakfast in the hotel, and then drive to the airport for fly back to your next destination or home, All of our Bhutan tours are private, tailor-made journeys for you from Adventure Hub Nepal Choice of your date and place. We can easily customise your Bhutan tour to spend more in the places doing the activities that you are interested in. Please sent us email you’re you customise requirements we will be very happy work according to your need.