This Tour was created while keeping in mind the adventure seeker in you. Along with various trekking opportunities it also does not fail to capture the striking, religious beauty of Bhutan. Included in this tour are many famous destinations of Bhutan and also visits to rugged mountains of this spectacular world of gods.
Destination Covered :
Highlights of Tour :
Explore the National Memorial Chorten and Institute of Zorig Chusum
Art and craft lessons at the Painting school
Trekking at Gogona and Khotokha
Visit Paper making Factory, Handicrafts Emporium at Thimphu
Visit Simtokha Dzong monastery
Explore the Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong and Ta Dzong
Day 01 : Arrival at Paro - Thimphu
Arrival in the Buddhist country of Bhutan at Paro. While enjoying the natural surroundings seeing the prayer flags you will be driven down to Thimphu which is the capital of Bhutan. Check in at the hotel and overnight stay there.
Day 02 : Thimphu - Gangtey (150 kms)
After breakfast embark on the visit to the places in Thimphu. Explore the National Memorial Chorten, Tashichhodzong and the Institute of Zorig Chusum. Take art and craft lessons at the Painting school. Take a trip to the National Library. After lunch take the road drive to Gangteyvia Dochula Pass. Stop over at Gangtey overnight for camping.
Day 03 : Gangtey - Gogona (15 kms)
Start trekking up the Tsele-la Pass from morning going past the meadows and fields. After lunch you will embark upon the forests on your descending way. Arrive at Gogona which is a small nomadic village speaking Bjopkha. This is a very scenic location too. Post lunch take a stroll around the village and you might shop for some local handmade articles. You also get a chance to follow the local rituals of this village. Camping at Gogona overnight.
Day 04 : Gogona - Khotokha (16 kms)
Start trekking upwards from the Gogona village. Walking past the Oak, cypress and fir forests you will reach the Shobju-la pass. Begin trekking downwards from here to the Khotokha valley. Soak in the natural beauty of this picturesque place. Camping overnight at Khotokha.
Day 05 : Khotokha – Wangdue Phodrang
Post breakfast, start trekking upwards to a pass then descend down through the vegetations while crossing Chazam village. After crossing the bridge you reach Wangdue Phodrang. It is popular town with many interesting scenic places to see. Explore the beauty and richness of this town. Stay overnight.
Day 06 : Wangdue Phodrang - Punakha - Thimphu
Post breakfast, start trekking to the Punakha valley. You will encounter some of the most scenic surroundings. Take a drive to Thimphu thereafter. Embark on the sightseeing to the National Textile museum, Paper making Factory, Handicrafts Emporium, Folk Heritage Museum and the markets. Stay overnight.
Day 07 : Thimphu - Paro (65kms)
Post breakfast drive to Paro via Simtokha Dzong monastery. Within Paro you will find many historic buildings. Post lunch explore the Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, Ta Dzong and the Kyichu Lhakhang. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 :Departure from Paro
Post breakfast, drive down to the Paro airport for your destination flight.