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Arrival at the International Airport in Paro. Meeting with a guide and transfer to a hotel at Thimphu. On the en route visit Tachog monastery, the first place to visit on our tour to Bhutan. After that transfer to Memorial Chorten, where Chorten attracts many Bhutanese on a daily basis who circumambulate the Chorten, whirl the large prayer wheels and pray at shrine. In the evening leisure walk in the town area followed by a welcome dinner at one of the restaurant in the market square.
Day 2: Thimphu
Full day valley tour of Thimphu including the first Nunnery Monastery in Bhutan, the Thangtong Dewachen Nunnery Monastery. For magnificent panoramic views of the fortress, guide will take to site to see beautiful Trashi choe Dzong, which stands on the right bank of the Wangchu River. Continue with a stroll along, the bustling area lined with restaurants, cafes and local shops. Later guided tour of Museum of folk heritage, which provides fascinating glimpse of traditional Bhutanese lifestyle, collection of typical household objects, tools and equipment. Then short overview tour includes visit at the Textile museum you will see the art of weaving and design and the Royal collections.
Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha
Morning transfer to Punakha, the religious capital of Bhutan. The tour of famous Dochula Pass and Druk Wangyel Lhakhang. After that approx. 2 hour trip to Punakha. Time to check-in and relax. In the evening visit to Punakha Dzong which is surrounded with the beautiful lavender Jacaranda trees. Dinner at one of elegant restaurant at old market square.
Day 4: Punakha – Trongsa
In the morning, drive to Trongsa for the tour of magnificent Dzong. Arrival to beautiful place will visit the Trongsa Dzong, largest Dzong in Bhutan measuring about 225 meters. After that visit to the Ta Dzong (National Museum or Watch Tower), built in 1652. Evening rest and overnight in Hotel at Trongsa.
Day 5: Trongsa – Bumthang
Morning departure for Bumthang, a broad and gentle valleys craved by ancient glaciers. Later visit the Jamba Lhakhang, the oldest temples in Bhutan, built in 659 A.D. and Kurjey Lhakhang built around a rock in the 8th century. Overnight at one of the hotels or resorts.
Day 6: Bumthang
Meeting with guide for a full-day tour of Bumthang. The program includes; Jakar Dzong or “Castle of the White Bird”, later uncover the Kencho sum Lhakhang, it is said that three sacred Buddha Status miraculously flown from Khini in Kurtoe. If time permits visit Tamshing Lhakhang and Mebar Tsho (Lake). Evening leisure.
Day 7: Bumthang – Gangtey
Transfer to Gangtey via Wangdue for 8 hours ride. Visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong on the way. Overnight at camp or Guest House.
Day 8: Gangtey
Walking tour in Gangtey, the biggest attraction of Black Necked Crane. First will visit Gangtey Temple, the only Nyingmapa monastery. Then guided walk and hike of Gangtey Valley for tour of stunning view of Phobjikha valley located on a hill at approx. 2,800 meters above the sea level. Evening leisure time.
Day 9: Gangtey – Paro
Departure to Paro. En route stop in Lobesa way through the paddy fields and clustered houses with beautiful phallus paintings. At the manor there’s a possibility to buy wonderful handmade souvenirs. Arrival to Chime Lhakhang, known for fertility blessings. The legend Lama Drukpa Kuenley (Divine Madman) built this temple in 15th century for the gift of fertility and for the welfare of their children.
In late afternoon arrival to Paro. Guided tour to Ta Dzong (National Museum) and Rinpung Dzong, picturesquely located on hill by Pa-Chu River. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 10: Hike to Taktsang
After breakfast we will take 2 hours hike to Taktsang Monastery (tiger Nest). it is a sacred site built on the 10,000 feet above sea level. It is said that Guru Padmasambhava had flown on the back of the Tiger to meditate in a cave for three years. It said to be the most photographed monasteries in Bhutan. Later leisure time and overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Departure
In the morning transfer to Paro Airport, for your flight back home. We look forward to seeing you all again in the land of happiness and hope you have beautiful memories. Tashi Delek.