5 Days and 4 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 paro town stop for tea. After tea break 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 believes. Drive farther north to see the road view of the Tiger nest monastery.: One of the famous and secret monasteries in Bhutan Taktsang monastery is located on the face of a 1,000m seemingly impossible sheer, vertical cliff, above Paro valley. Visit Paro Dzong (Fort), Headquarter of Paro District and walk down to the cantilever bridge over the Pa-chu River.In the evening drive to Thimphu. 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. In the evening visit Tashi chhe Dzong. (After 5 pm visiting hours) This fortress serves as the office of the king, ministers and various government organizations. It is also the headquarter for central monastic body of Bhutan and also summer residence of monk body. If you wish to make night picture of this Dzong.Drive to the view point of the Dzong. Over night in hotel.BDL
Day 02-Thimphu – Punakha: Altitude 1500m /75Kms/3 to 4 hr drive. After breakfast visit National memorial chorten, which was built in the memory of late third king of Bhutan Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.This place, is very important especially for elderly people.Onc can see old man and women walking around the chorten and spinning the prayer wheels. Visit Buddha point to see the big sitting statue of Buddha. Total height of the statue is around 169ft (50m). Visit takin preservation centre to see the national animal of Bhutan. Visit the Arts & Painting School, where the students learn the 13 different kinds of Bhutanese Arts. Main objective of this institute is to preserve 13 arts and craft, to promote job opportunity. After lunch Continued drive to Punakha, 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.Over night in hotel.BDL
Day 03-Punakha: After breakfast drive to punakha Dzong – witness festival. In the evening 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. Over night in hotel. BDL

Day 04-Punakha-Paro-145km/ 4 to 5 hrs drive. Morning witness the festival in the evening drive to Paro. Experience the hot stone bath in farm house. Make a night picture of the paro Dzong. Over night in hotel.BDL

Day 05-Departure- In the morning your Tour guide will bid you farewell at Paro Airport.B


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