Bhutan Dragon Tour starts with scenic flight from respective countries and cities to reach Paro Bhutan international airport.
From whatever airport you fly where one can enjoy views of world’s highest mountains range with Mount Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga, on reaching at Paro Airport in Bhutan, received by our Bhutanese guide for short exciting drive through lovely countryside dotted with farm villages of typical Buddhist cultured villages.
On reaching Thimphu transfer to your respective hotels, a modern city of Bhutan the one and only city in this world without traffic lights, all the traffic controlled by traffic police with a whistle.
Afternoon take an exploratory walk around Paro main street visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples in the Kingdom, dating back to 7th Century, overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Morning after breakfast our local Bhutanese guide will take you around Thimphu memorial stupas, indigenous hospital, where traditional medicine is still practiced and traditional painting school.
Tour includes traditional Hand Made Paper Mill, School of Arts and Crafts where students learns 13 different ways of arts used predominantly in Bhutan.
Here visit Folk Heritage Museum, National Library and Traditional Institute of Medicine. Drive to the Zilukha nunnery where you can interact with nuns.
Tour extends to Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple of valley with short scenic drive to large and recently built Buddha statue, with wonderful view of entire Thimphu valley, after an interesting tour return back to hotel with afternoon free for individual activities.
After a pleasant overnight stops in Thimphu, morning an interesting drive to Gangtey, leading to Bhutan beautiful countryside around green hills with scenery of beautiful landscapes dotted with farms and villages as drive ends at Gangtey then check in a nice farm house for overnight stop.
Afternoon walk around the village of great cultural interest and observe great flock of black necked cranes that resides around the great green valley of Gangtey and Gogona.
Today a long drive of 5-6 hours to reach at Punakha via Thimphu a wonderful journey to reach at Punakha as drive takes you over Dochu-la pass at 3,200 m, overlooking beautiful views of Bhutan’s highest mountains Jumolhari with other range of peaks.
During drive short visit to 108 stupas and then continue drive to warm sub-tropical valley around Punakha, on arrival a short hike to the temple of Chimi Lakhang, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus.
Morning short hike of less than two hours to reach Tashigang Hongtso Monastery, located on outskirt of beautiful forest offers grand views of Hongtso, Tashigang villages, with time here to explore its old buildings where Buddhist pilgrims practice meditation in peaceful environment.
After a lovely day head back to Punakha Valley, around and visit Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu (Mother and Father River), arriving at the lodge with short interesting walk to Royal Botanical garden.
Today a long but interesting drive back to Paro with scenic views of countryside after a nice morning tour of Punakha, as drive take you back at Paro with few stops visit of 1927-29 AD Dzong or fort built by King Shabdung Ngawang Namgyal, who unified the Kingdom of Bhutan. After a pleasant drive and interesting tour reaching at Paro, with time for short visit of Paro Fort ‘Simtokh Dzong’.
Morning after breakfast, short drive with an hour climb to Bhutan’s most famous landmark to reach old Taksang Monastery famously called “Tiger's Nest”.
A nice spot where Buddhist monks and high priests occasionally visits for retreats and meditation, the monastery perched inside of overhanging rock cliff rewards you great views of Paro town with distance peaks.
After an enjoyable morning and mid-day descend to the bottom of the hills with short drive to your hotel with afternoon free for leisure walks around the market and street of Paro.
Morning short drive towards 17th Century Ta-Dzong, later converted as the National Museum in 1967, afternoon drive to Chele La Pass at above 3,440 m for grand views of Himalayan peaks and on route visit old Kila Gompa/ monastery of great religious interest, one of the oldest monuments of Bhutan.
From here drive back to your hotel with leisure afternoon walks around Paro shops and its colorful markets.
Last day in the land of thundering dragon, where our guide takes you for short drive and then bidding farewell to our native Bhutanese guide and drivers, then enter the airport terminal for flight to your respective port of call, that takes you to your next holiday destination or homeward bound.
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