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(13 Nights 14 Days)
 
     
 
Inside the Dragon Kingdom (13 Nights 14 Days)
Paro – Thimpu – Trongsa – Bhumthang – Trongsa – Pobjikha Valley – Mendegang – Punakha – Thimpu – Paro
 
An essential overview of the Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom. This tour imbues you with a subtle appreciation of the Bhutanese situation and way of life. Bhutan's character is underpinned by a culture rooted in its traditional past. In this trip we journey through the cultural heartland of western and central Bhutan; From the modernizing center of Thimphu, through the birthplace of the Monarchy at Trongsa, to the erstwhile 17th Century capital at Punakha; From the sacred temples of Paro, into the spiritual sanctuary of Bhumthang, and then on to the seat of a high reincarnate lama at Gangteng.
 

Day 1 Paro
On your arrival you are received and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 Thimpu
Morning visit the Ta Dzong Museum, Drive to Thimpu.

Day 3 Trongsa
Drive to Trongsa. Enroute Cross Dochu La and Pele La Passes. Afternoon Visit Chendebji Chorten.

Day 4 Bhumthang
Morning visit Trongsa Dzong and yathra weaving centers. Later drive to Bhumthang.

Day 5 Bhumthang
Today explore Bhumthang valley and visit the Jampel and Kurje Monasteries.

Day 6 Bhumthang
Today we do a Day trip to Ura Village.

Day 7 Bhumthang
Morning trip to Tang Valley visiting the Membartsho (the "burning lake").

Day 8 Trongsa
Today we drive back to Trongsa.

 

Thimpu Punakha Paro

 

Day 9 Pobjikha Valley
Drive to Pobjikha Valley - Explore valley (winter home to the black-necked crane) and the Gangteng monastery.

Day 10 Mendegang
Morning Day hike to surrounding villages Later travel to Mendegang.

Day 11 Punakha
Morning drive to Punakha. Later visit Punakha Dzong and explore valley.

Day 12 Thimpu
Drive back to Thimphu. Later visit Tashichho Dzong and Memorial Chorten.

Day 13 Paro
Drive back to Paro. Later day hike to Takstang Monastery.

Day 14 Paro
Drive to Paro Airport for your International Flight.

 
 
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