Paro - Thimpu - Trongsa - Bumthang - Punakha - Paro
Day 01: Paro – Thimpu (65 Kms / 2 Hrs)
Arrive Paro & transfer to Thimpu on a height of over 2400m (8000ft). It is situated in a fertile valley traversed by the Wangchhu River. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.
Day 02: Thimpu
This morning you will visit BBS Tower to enjoy an aerial view of the Thimpu Valley, the Mini Zoo, Anim Dratshang (Nunnery), National Library, paper factory and Memorial Chorten. In the afternoon you will be taken to School of Art and Craft, Zangthopelri Lhakang and Handicrafts Emporium. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Thimpu – Trongsa (215 Kms / 6 – 7 Hrs)
Early this morning will be transferred to Trongsa, the ancestral house of the Royal Family of Bhutan. Enroute you will visit via Wangdue Phodrang and Pelela Pass. Late afternoon you will visit Trongsa Dzong and Ta Dzong. Overnight at hotel in Trongsa.
Day 04: Trongsa – Bumthang (68 Kms / 2- 3 Hrs)
This morning transfer to Bumthang, valley lies at an altitude of 2600 metres. This valley is the religious heartland of Bhutan and home to some of the oldest Buddhist temples. This afternoon you will visit Jambey Lhakhang, a monastery built in 7th century, proceed to Kurjey Lhakhang also visit Jakar Dzong built in the year 1549. Overnight at hotel in Bumthang.
Day 05: Bumthang – Punakha (210 Kms / 6 – 7 Hrs)
Today you proceed to Punakha, famous for its benign climate in which fruit trees flourish within sight of the snow-crested Himalayan Mountains. Enroute you will view Wangdiphord Dzong. Overnight at hotel Punakha.
Day 06: Punakha – Paro (130 / 4.5 Hrs)
This morning visit Punakha Dzong and then proceed to Paro, the most beautiful of all Bhutan's valley, was also historically the centre of two of the most important trade routes to Tibet. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Paro.
Day 07: Paro
This morning visit Durugyel Dzong or the Fort of Drupka Victory, proceed to Taktsang Monastery, 'Tiger's Nest' situated 3000 feet above the valley floor. This afternoon visit Paro Dzong, the National Museum housed in an ancient watchtower, which has the finest collection of Thankha Paintings the world over. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Depart Paro
Transfer from hotel to airport for your onward journey.
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