Best of Bhutan- 8 Days

Trip Itinerary

Best of Bhutan- 8 DaysDay 1: KTM-PARO. Transfer to hotel tiger nest resort, set in the pine trees in direct view of the most famous buddhist monastery in the himalayas.

Day 2: PARO: visit the north parts of paro valley; the impressive drukgyel dzong ruins (monastery fortress). hike up to the taktsang retreat (the tiger's lair). lunch en route. return to paro, visit market; hotel

Day 3: PARO/THIMPHU: morning in paro visit to the fortified tower ta dzong, now a natural history museum- one of finest in asia. after lunch drive to thimphu (2 hrs) and visit handicrafts center. overnight in thimphu hotel.

Day 4: THIMPHU: MORNING VISITS TO: the memorial chorten and the national library. after lunch visit the handmade paper factory & the school of thanka painting; stroll about town; hotel.

Day 5: THIMPHU/PUNAKHA & WANGDIPHODRANG: early morning scenic drive on the mountain route towards the former capital of bhutan passing through the dochu la pass (alt. 10,000 feet); stunning scenery of himalayan ranges. descend to punakha & tour the town. after picnic lunch by the wangdi river continue to wangdiphodrang dzong, the most picturesque in bhutan; overnight hotel

Day 6: PUNAKHA/GANTEY GONPA: excursion to serene gantey valley, home of the rare black-necked cranes that winter over from tibet (oct-march); visit the gantey gonpa monastery-one of only two ngyingma (old sect) monasteries in bhutan. overnight at farm house or lodge.

Day 7: GANTEY/THIMPHU/PARO. return to thimphu via the simtokha dzong the oldest in bhutan. after lunch drive to paro; hotel

Day 8: PARO- KTM/DEL: transfer to paro airport to ktm.




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