You will arrive at the Paro International Airport where we will greet you in a typical Bhutanese style. You will be driven to the capital town of Thimphu. On the way, we will stop at the magnificent Tamchhog Lhakhang, the hereditary place of worship for Bhutan’s iron bridge builder. We will organize sightseeing in Thimphu town to experience the relatively quiet but charming atmosphere of the town. Overnight in Thimphu.
A day of sightseeing in Thimphu, where we will visit the National Memorial Chorten, the National Library, Changangkha Lhakhang, Tashichhodzong, and the National Painting School. Other places that you can choose to visit are the Thimphu Zoo to see the magnificent takin, the National Textile Museum, the Folk Museum and the breathtaking Buddha Point. We may also be able to visit the weekly vegetable market. Overnight in Thimphu.
We will drive to Punakha early morning. In Punakha, we will visit the Punakha Dzong (fortress) and Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of Fertility) built by the ‘Divine Mad Man’ (Lama Drukpa Kuenley). We will then drive to Paro. Overnight in Paro.
We will hike up to the ‘Tiger’s Nest’, the sacred Taktshang monastery and have lunch at the Taktshang cafeteria overlooking the beautiful Paro valley. We will also visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong (‘the fortress of the heap of jewels’) and the National Museum (Ta Dzong) if time permits. The evening will be spent visiting handicraft shops for souvenirs of your trip. Overnight in Paro.
We will say good-bye to you at the Paro International Airport. Tashi Delek!