Trip duration: 07 Days
Starts in: Thimpu
Ends on: Paro
Transportation: Private vehicles
This tour introduces you to the rich cultural heritage of this tiny Himalayan kingdom which begins with sightseeing in capital city.
You get to survey the ancient Drugyel Dzong in Paro and capture the awesome view of the entire valley from Ta-Dzong. Thimphu gets you to discover the rich Bhutanese heritage and culture. Gangtey, another stop in your itinerary, has the famous monastery, Gangtey Gompa. The monastery is surrounded by a large village inhabited mainly by the families of the 140 Gomchens (Lay Monks).
Day 01: Arrival in Paro then transfer to Thimphu (2,320m/7,610ft): 54 km, 1 hour
Day 02: Sightseeing in Thimphu
Day 03: Thimphu to Punakha: 2 - 3 hours
Day 04: Excursion to Gangtey to Punakha: 5-6 hrs.
Day 05: Punakha to Paro: 4 hours
Day 06: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Day 07: Departure