Dragon Tour

Dragon Tour 06 days


Accomodation:
Hotels

Grade:
Easy

Altitude:
2,400 m

Season:
Apr to May,Sep to Nov
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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 tour in Thimphu. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu. 2400 mt.

Day 03: Drive to Punakha. Visit Punakha Dzong. Hike to Khamsum Yulay Namgyal Chorten. Overnight at hotel Punakha. 2.5 hrs hike. Max altitude 3050 mt. Overnight at 1350 mt.

Day 04: Visit Chimi Lhakhang and drive to Paro. Overnight at hotel in Paro. 2200 mt.

Day 05: Visit National Museum, paro Dzong, Takshang Gomba (Tiger's Nest). Overnight at hotel in Paro. 2200 mt.

Day 06: After the breakfast, transfer to airport for departure flight.

Day 01: Arrival in Paro – Thimphu (1.2 hrs)

Flight to Bhutan offers spectacular views of the world highest mountains including Mount Everest. On arrival in Paro international airport HBT representative will receive you and transfer to Thimphu, approximately an hour drive. Upon arrival we will check into the hotel, after lunch we will visit National Memorial Chorten, stupa built in the memory of late 3rd king. Further we will proceed to visit National Textile Museum, Zhorig Chusum, school where 13 different arts are practiced and learnt. We will also hop into nearby Folk Heritage Museum and perhaps time to stroll the main street for some interesting Himalayan artifacts or textiles.

Overnight in Thimphu, altitude 2400m

Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing

After our leisurely breakfast, we will head to the north end of the valley to view Trashi Chhoe Dzong and further north to hike to Cheri Goenpa. The hike takes about 45 mins one way to reach the temple and trail passes through beautiful cantilever bridge and forest creating the chance to see birds and wild animals’ sometime. This is the monastery where the first monastic body was established in the Kingdom. Back in town to explore some of the remaining site like traditional paper making center, takin’s mini zoo and weaving centre.

Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu to Punakha (2.5 hrs)

We will checkout from the hotel and drive to Punakha over Dochula pass at 3050m. If the weather permits we can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. After our packaged lunch we will visit Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. One can also visit Souvenir making center and evening hike to Khamsum Yulay Namgyal Chorten. Hiking time 2.5 hrs. Altitude: 2250 mt. Evening back to the hotel.

Overnight in Punakha, altitude 1350m.

Day 04: Punakha – Paro (3.5 hrs)

After our leisurely breakfast, we will hike to Chimi Lhakhang, temple of fertility which is associates with religious arts of phallus and after descending back down from Dochula, we will follow our way back up the dramatic Wang Chu and Paro Chu river valleys, before crossing through Paro town towards the north end of the valley. Here, set in a pine forest, you will find the Amankora lodge and its spa. We take an opportunity for a quick stroll to the nearby ruins Dzong. Evenings enjoy the facility of aman soaking yourself in to culture, spa or perhaps enjoy the Bhutanese movies that aman provides.

Overnight in Paro, altitude 2200m.

Day 05: Paro sightseeing

The day starts with a visit to the National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Here, an intriguing collection of artifacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. Just a short walk downhill lays the dominating Paro Dzong, fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, the tour crosses Nyamai Zampa, a traditional cantilever bridge, and guests are then driven to the town. Paro options include picturesque picnic spots or, perhaps, a visit to a traditional farmhouse to lunch with the family. In the afternoon, hike up to view one of Bhutan’s most revered monuments, the Taktshang Goemba, more commonly referred to as the “Tiger’s Nest”. The four-hour trek offers spectacular views of this sacred monastery perched on a cliff face 900m above the valley floor.

Overnight in Paro

Day 06: After the breakfast, transfer to airport for departure flight.

Activity: Tour
Tour Duration: 06 days / 05 nights
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Highest Altitude:

Best Season: Apr to May. Sep to Nov.

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