Duration : 8 Days
Destinations Covered : Paro, Thimphu, Wangduephodrang
Arrival in Paro. The flight presents beautiful mountain and landscape. On
arrival and after visa formalities you will be received by ITT
representatives. They would escort you to resort. Afternoon / evening time
at leisure. Take dinner and have rest.
Leave for Paro sightseeing. Visit the devastated fortress of Drugyel dzong,
Ta-Dzong, Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school
for monks. Walk further down crossing the conventional bridge into Paro
Town. Saunter around the market and return to Kichu Resort.
Drive to Thimphu for sightseeing in the capital. Visit the Memorial chorten
erected in the memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century
Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo to watch the rare "Takin"
national animal of Bhutan .Go further down with good view of the Thimphu
valley. Enjoy free time in the market.
This day we would visit the Painting school, National library, Royal
goldsmith workshop and Handicraft centers. You would definitely enjoy
visiting these places.
Drive to Wangduephodrang crossing the Dochula pass 3100 meters. When the
weather is fine you would see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the
highest mountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the
pass is perpetually dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of lobesa.
Visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong from outside and the market area. Overnight
at Wangdi Kichu Resort.
Day excursion to the Gangtey Gompa valley at the height of 2800 meters.
This beautiful valley is also the residence of the rare Black Necked Cranes
migrating from the Tibetan plateau to escape the harsh winter. Discover the
fascinating glacier valley and return to the resort.
Drive 45 minutes to Punakha and tour the Punakha Dzong. From there drive 3
hours to Thimphu for lunch and move on 2 hours to Paro after touring the
oldest building in Bhutan, the Simtokha Dzong. The place now serves as a
Departure by flight.
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