Day 01 Arrive at Paro (Altitude 2280 meters):
Day 02 Thimphu – Punakha (Altitude 1310 m, Distance 72 Kms):
- You will be received by the Representative from Yak Adventure Travel at the airport and drive to Thimphu.
- Visit Memorial Chorten,a monument dedicated to the Third King of Bhutan. Late His Majesty, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
- Changangkha Monastery,
- Takin Preserve centre,
- Sangay Gang view point,
- The Largest and tallest statue of Buddha in the world, Buddha Point and Tashichho Dzong.
Day 03 Punakha – Wangdiphodrang – Thimphu: (Altitude 1310 m, Distance 90 kms):
- After breakfast, drive to Punakha via Dochula pass,
- Visit Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and is situated between Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River).
- The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness).
Day 04 Thimphu – Paro:(Altitude 2320 m, Distance 52 kms):
- After breakfast, drive to Wangdiphodrang. Enroute stop a while to view Chimi Lhakhang also called the “Temple of Fertility” built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley also popularly known as “Devine Mad man” in 15th century.
- Enroute sightseeing in the valley of Wangdiphodrang,
- After lunch, drive to Thimphu.
Day 05 Paro sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m):
- After breakfast, visit the National Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts,
- Visit to Painting School, famous for carving and free hand art and Folk Heritage Museum.
- Visit to Handicrafts Emporium to see the exquisite artistry of traditional crafts and textiles. In the evening, drive to Paro.
Day 06 Departure (Altitude 2280 m):
- After early breakfast, excursion to Taktsang Monastery: This incredible monastery clings to the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900 meters into the valley below.
- Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, the tantric mystic who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in 747 AD, flew here on the back of a flying tigress who was said to be a transformed form of one of his consorts.
- Visit the Drukgyel dzong, now in ruins was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to
- The dzong’s name means indeed “victorious Druk “.
- visit the Ta dzong, an ancient watchtower, which has been, since 1967, the national museum of Bhutan
- Visit Rimpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) built in 1646 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
- · Early morning, drive to the Airport and Farewell.
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