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Tentative day by day itinerary:
Day 1 Arrival to Paro
Activities for today: Representatives from Amedewa Tours & Trek will receive you with “Tashi Khada”, traditional way of receiving our guest.)
Transfer to Thimphu by private tour SUV
En route pass by Tamchog Lhakhang iron bridge.
Visit Rows of Traditional Handicraft market in Thimphu.
The National Memorial Chorten was built in 1974 to honor the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. A chorten is a hemispherical shaped memorial stupa. Known as the most visible religious landmark in Bhutan, it is used as a place of meditation.
Buddha Dordenma Statue: A gigantic Buddha statue in the mountains overviewing Thimphu Valley. The statue will house over one hundred thousand smaller Buddha statues, each of which, like the Buddha Dordenma itself.
Thimphu Tashichho Dzong, a traditional fortress and Buddhist Monastery, is the largest in the city. Featuring distinctive Bhutanese architecture, using neither nails nor written plans, the structure serves as the current seat of the King of Bhutan
In the evening you are free to stroll Thimphu town and visit farmhouse/homestay for dinner and mingle with the locals and night halt if interested.
Day 2 Thimphu Day Hike
Activities for today: Today after breakfast we will drive to the road end and start our hike to Tango monastery. Approximately Tango is 1-2-hour hike. We will take packed lunch to have it on the way in a very scenic environment.
Institute for Zorig Chusum: Can see and learn about 13 different types of traditional Bhutanese arts and crafts. Commonly known as Painting School where students undertake a six-year course on the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.
Simply Bhutan museum: Whereby you can try archery, watch local dances, ancient Bhutan artefacts.
If time permits, stroll local handicraft markets and then farmers market (if the day falls on Fri-Sun).
Day 3 Thimphu / Punakha
Activities for today: Transfer to Punakha (3 hours drive )
On your way to Punakha, stop at Dochula Pass to have a coffee break and admire the grand 108
stupas. If in good weather, take in the enchanting views of Mt. Himalaya.
Next – visit Punakha Dzong. You will also visit Suspension Bridge nearby (the longest bridge in Bhutan).
We will Hike to Chimi Lhakhang also known as the fertility temple.
Day 4 Punakha/Paro
Activities for today:
Paro Valley - The beautiful valley is home to many of Bhutan’s old monasteries and temples. The country’s only Airport is in Paro. The valley is also home to mount Chomolhari (7, 300 meters) situated at the northern end of the valley whose glacier water forms the Pachu flowing through the valley. The following are some of the prominent places to visit in Paro.
Make a visit to Paro river and also make a stop at airport view.
Paro Ringpung Dzong - this 15th century massive fortress/monastery, is also the administrative center of the dzonkhag.
Ta Dzong- Built as a watch tower the Ta Dzong, it was converted into the National Museum in 1968. The museum boasts antique Thangka, textiles, weapons and armour, household objects and rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts.
Day 5 Paro-Chelela Pass-Haa valley- Paro
Activities for today:
Drive to Chelela pass (highest motorable road end in Bhutan) where you can see snowcapped view of the mountains and drive to Haa valley.
Visit Lhakhang Karpo and Lhakhang Nagpo.
Return back to Paro in the evening.
Stroll Paro town in the evening and visit handicraft shops.
Day 6 Taktsang Monastery
Activities for today:
This morning, hike to visit Taktsang (Tiger's Nest), be amazed by the view of this sacred temple
hanging on the rocky cliff, and take in the beauty of Paro valley. After that, move to the ruins of
Drukgyel Dzong, built to commemorate Bhutan's victory over the Tibetan invaders. If in good
weather, you'll see a great distant view of Mt. Chomolhari. After, if time permits, stroll Paro town.
Visit Hotstone bath after the hike and relax.
In the evening you are free to stroll Paro town and visit farmhouse/homestay for dinner and mingle with the locals and night halt if interested.
Paro / Exit
Activities for today: Transfer to airport (Paro)
Today we bid farewell to our valued clients.
One local Sim for use in Bhutan
Visiting farmhouse for dinner and mingle with the locals
Playing archery, national game of Bhutan
Dewachen resort/Drubchu resort/Zhingkham resort or any equivalent 3 star in Punakha
Hotel Thimphu Tower/Jambhayang resort or any equivalent 3 star in Thimphu
Dewachen resort/Kichu Resort or any equivalent 3 star in Paro
• 06 Nights accommodation in min 3 star Hotels/resorts
• Tour car like Hyundai Creta or Kia Seltos or any equivalent with well experienced driver depending upon the number of pax
• Bhutan visa and all taxes and surcharges
• Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Museum/monument/entrance fees
• All sightseeing and airport transfers
• English speaking guide
• Daily mineral bottled water
• Return souvenir gift from Bhutan
o Hotel outside Bhutan
o Personal Expenses
o Tips to driver or Guide.
o River Rafting expenses in Punakha
o Expenses for night outs
o Mountain Biking
o Flight to Bhutan and outbound flight
o Alcoholic drink