8 Days and 7 Nights

Day 01 -Paro-Thimphu: Altitude 2300 m/68 km/1.5 hours drive: During the journey by Druk Air ( Bhutan’s National Airline), one will experience spectacular view of Mt. Everest (of Nepal) and other famous Himalayan peaks, including the revered Mt. Jumolhari and Mt. Jichu Drake of Bhutan. On arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be received by representatives of Mozilla Bhutan Tours and Treks. Drive to Thimph.The distance of about 65kms from Paro airport takes more than 1 hour. Drive south following Pachu River to the river confluence at Chuzom, which is also the hub of road network going to Paro, Ha, Thimphu and Phuntsholing. From Chuzom, the drive takes about less than 1 hour, staying close to the Wangchu River in the valley floor, as you pass through villages and suburbs to the capital, Thimphu. En-route, you can stop to view Tachogang temple and to take good shot of the iron chain bridge and temple.
Thimphu (2,300m): was a wooded farming valley until 1961, when it became Bhutan’s official national capital. The massive Tashicho Dzong, about 700 years old, was carefully revamped in the 1960s by the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk to house the royal and main government offices. Even today, it still only has a few streets and no traffic lights with estimated population of 150,000 people. on arrival check in hotel and takes a short rest.Visit important places, visit weekend market, if day fall on week day, visit town to see the city life) (Stay in Hotel).

Day 02 -Thimphu – Punakha: Altitude 1500m /75Kms/3 to 4 hr drive. The road climbs from Thimphu to Dochula Pass (3050m) and descends through ever changing forests into semi-tropical valley of Punakha at around 1250m.En-route stops at dochula Pass (3050m) where you can view the eastern Himalayas, including Bhutan’s highest mountain, Gangkhar Punsum (7550m).
Visit Chime Lhakhang:(Visit chime lhakhang,famous temple of fertility(Short hike through the village)there we can see young monks chanting prayer The monastery and fertility temple dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley, a Tibetan Buddhist saint known popularly as “the divine madman” and considered a folk hero in Bhutan for his unconventional ways. Drukpa Kuenley originally built a chorten on the site in the 14th century, on which a temple was later built in 15th century. The temple, flanked by nearly 100 tall prayer flags, sits atop a picturesque hill. It has long been a pilgrimage site for childless couples. This easy walk takes about ½ hour each way.

Day 03 -Punakha-Phobjikha: Altitude 2700m/70km/3-4 hours drive. After breakfast drive to Phobjikha: Phubjikha valley is one of the beautiful valleys in Bhutan. Drive to Phobjikha via Wangdue valley. From Wangdue, the road gradually winds up about 2 to 3 hours, almost till Pele La Pass (which divides central from western Bhutan) crosses the Black Mountain. Before reaching to pass the road diverges and we take the road least traveled by. This eventually leads into the beautiful hidden Phobjikha Valley. Phobjikha is part of conservation area with in Black Mountain National Park. It is the winter home of migratory Black Necked Crane. Gangtey is the name of the Monastery that sits on top of a conical hill in the middle of the valley. It is also one of the oldest and largest monasteries in western parts of Bhutan. Nature walk trail: This nature walk trail is beautiful walk to the valley. On the ways make a visit to farm house, to see the people living in rural village. Short hike to the valley. Hot stone bath in farm house (Stay in farm house).

Day 04 -Phobjikha -Paro: Altitude 2200m/140km/5 to 6 hours drive
Paro is one of the most beautiful valleys in the country with Bhutan’s only airport located here, among the terraced fields, and elegant farm houses. Willow trees line many of the roads, contrasting with bright colors of the fields and the most popular and important sites also found within Paro district. Paro town (2,280m) is still a small with one main street and less than one hundred small family-run shops. Visit important places, walk in town. (Stay in hotel or farm house) .On the way stops at wangdue and visit very old village of Rinchengang date back to 15 century. There one can see very old traditional architecture and way of life. Continue drive to paro.Overnight in hotel/farm house.

Day 05 -Paro-Paro: Witness full day festival. (Stay in farm house or hotel)

Day 06 -Paro-Paro: Full day witness the festival. After lunch visit one of the oldest temples we have in Bhutan, There we can see old man and women praying, sitting and walking around the temple. The first King of Tibet Songtsen Gampo built Kyichu Lhakhang in 7th century to introduce Buddhism into our country, while our country was still influenced by the Bon beliefs. Overnight in hotel.

Day 07 -Paro: Hike to the Tiger-nest: One of the famous and secret monasteries in Bhutan. Drive to famed Taktsang (Tiger’s lair) monastery. Taktsang monastery is located on the face of a 1,000m seemingly impossible sheer, vertical cliff, above Paro valley. The trail begins near the Satsam (2650m) and climbs steeply uphill to the Cafeteria (2,940m), an area of exposed ridge with panoramic view of Takstang. This takes little more than an hour. (Ponies are provided on request to ride up till this Cafeteria, but rest of way, including return downhill must be on foot.) You can get a good view from the Cafeteria or hike further uphill for another hour or so to the temple itself. There are several other temples and sites within the vicinity. Lunch is served at the tea house. The return trek to the road head is quite steep downhill, where you will be met by the transport. (Stay in hotel or farmhouse).

Day-08 Departure: After breakfast, transfer to the airport in time for your departure.


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