Beneath The Clouds

Beneath The Clouds 08 days


Accomodation:
Hotels

Grade:
Easy

Altitude:
3,050 m

Season:
Apr to May,Sep to Nov
  • Itinerary
  • Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Paro by air and drive to Thimphu. PM – Sightseeing tour in Thimphu. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu. 2400 mt.

Day 02: Sightseeing tours in Thimphu. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu. 2400 mt.

Day 03: Drive to Punakha. Stop at beautiful Dochula pass at 3050 mt. Visit Punakha Dzong. Overnight at hotel in Punakha. 1350 mt.

Day 04: Drive to PhobjikhaOvernight at hotel in Phobjikha. 3000 mt.

Day 05: Drive from Phobjikha to Paro. Overnight at hotel in Paro. 2200 mt.

Day 06: Excursion to Haa. Overnight at hotel in Paro. 2200 mt.

Day 07: Sightseeing tours in Paro. Overnight at hotel in Paro. 2200 mt.

Day 08: After the breakfast, we transfer to airport for departure flight.

Day 01: Arrival in Paro to Thimphu (1.2 hrs).

On arrival in Paro international airport you will be received by HBT representative and transfer to Thimphu by private car. Check into your hotel. Delicious lunch will be served at your hotel and afternoon we will proceed for city sightseeing. Visit memorial chorten, stupa built in the memory of our late 3rd king and Buddha view point, which gives breathtaking pictures of entire Thimphu valley. We will walk down from the viewpoint to our hotel marking graceful first day in the Kingdom Bhutan.

Overnight in Thimphu, altitude 2400m.

Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing.

After our leisurely breakfast we will start our day visiting handmade paper factory, visit painting school, nearby folk heritage museum and national library. Lunch in the town, after lunch we will drive to north end of Thimphu valley and hike to Tango monastery, which is converted into Buddhist college. Evening we will explore the weekend market (Thursday to Sunday only) and some handicrafts to understand the Bhutanese arts, textiles, painting, religious artifacts and the varieties.

Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu to Punakha (2.5 hrs).

After our delicious breakfast, we will checkout from the hotel and proceed to Punakha. En-route we will stop at beautiful Dochula pass at 3050m. The pass offers charming views of the entire northern Bhutanese Himalayas during a clear day. We have warm tea/coffee at the cafeteria on the pass and proceed to warm fertile valley of Punakha. Hike to Chimi lhakhang, the temple of fertility which is associates with religious arts of phallus. Visit most beautiful 17th century Punakha Dzong, which showcase the finest arts and architects of Bhutan.

Overnight in Punakha, altitude 1350m.

Day 04: Punakha to Phobjikha (3 hrs).

Check out from the hotel after our delicious breakfast, we will drive to valley of black necked cranes via Wangdue. En-route we will visit Rinchengang village. Visit Gangey Gonpa and black necked crane center to get better idea and information about this endanger bird of Bhutan which migrates from Tibetan plateau to Phobjikha in every winter. Later in the evening we will visit typical Bhutan farm house or choose to stay at farm house that we offer in Phobjikha.

Overnight in Phobjikha, altitude 2900m.

Day 05: Phobjikha to Paro.

Check out from the hotel after our breakfast and retrace our drive back to Paro via, Wangdue, Dochula and Thimphu. On arrival in Paro, we will visit national museum of Bhutan and Paro dzong. Evening we will explore the tiny Paro town.

Overnight in Paro, altitude 2200m.

Day 06: Haa Excursion (6 Hrs)

Early morning drive for the isolated valley of Haa over one of the highest motorable road of Bhutan. If the weather permits, one can view the highest peak of Bhutan, Mt. Jumolhari. Visit Haa valley. Picnic lunch and evening explore the little town of Haa and drive back to Paro.

Overnight in Paro.

Day 07: Paro sightseeing

Early morning after our delicious breakfast drive to north end of Paro valley and hike to Tiger Nest Temple. The hike to Tiger’s Nest will take most of our day. The temple is one of the most renowned temple in the Buddhist world one of the ten most visit site before we die. This is most revolted temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro Valley at 900m above the valley. En-route visit Kichu Lhakhang, one from the 2 oldest Buddhist temple in the country, historic Drukgyal Dzong (Fortress) and Evening at leisure.

Overnight in Paro.

Day 08: Departure

After the breakfast, transfer to airport for departure flight.

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