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In additiona to places of interest in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, the other fascinationg destination is the sacred valley of Bumthang. The picturesque drive to Bhumthang takes you through regions profuse in flora and fauna, several magnificent mountain passes and places of great historical importance. Considered the most sacred valley, Bhumthang has a rich variety of religious – historical sites and ancient places of the ruling family of the valley. The three day culturel trip of Bumthang also includes walking excursions to the sancified spot where Guru Padmasambhava meditated.
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Day 01: Paro
Arrival at Paro and transfer to resort.
Lunch at Resort.
Visit Kyichu Lhakhang and local market.
Overnight at Paro Kichu Resort.

Day 02: Paro
Mornig drive to the ruins of Drugyel Dzong
Hike to Taktshang Monastery.
Return for Lunch to Paro Kichu Resort.
Visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum followed by short walk to Rinpung Dzong.
Overnight at Paro Kichu Resort.

Day 03: Thimpu
After breakfast depart for Thimpu.
Visit Simthokha Dzong on the way.
Check in and lunch at hotel.
Visit Trashi Chhoe Dzong and National Memorial Chorten.
Walk through local market.
Overnight at Hotel Riverview.

Day 04: Punakha / Wangdue
Drive to Punakha across the Dochula Pass.
Light refreshments at Dochula Cafe. Continue to Punakha.
After lunch visit Punakha Dzong.
Continue drive to Wangdue.
Overnight at Wangdue Kichu Resort .

Day 05: Gangte /Jakar
Depart for Bumthang Valley.
Visit Gangte Goemba
Visit Phobjikha Valley
Lunch at hotel near Trongsa..
Continue drive to Bumthang via Totong La
Overnight at Lodge in Jakar

Day 06: Jakar
Walking tour of Valley
Visit Jampa Lhakhang / Chakhar Lhakhang and Kurjey Lhakhang
Lunch
Contine walk to Tamsing Goemba and Konchogsum Lhakhang
Overnight at jakar

Day 07: Jakar
Visit Jakar Dzong
Visit Swiss Farm / Chumme Weaving Factory
Visit the Burning Lake
Overnight at Jakar

Day 08: Trongsa / Wangdue

Return drive to Wangdue
Visit Trongsa Dzong
Lunch at Trongsa
Overnight at Wangdue Kichu Resort

Day 09: Return drive to Paro.
Overnight at Paro Kichu Resort.

Day 10: Final Departure from Paro
GPO Box: 771, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 4415754 | 4414250
Fax: 977 1 4420239
E-mail: info@nepalshangrila.com


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GPO Box: 771, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4415754 | +977 1 4414250
Fax: +977 1 4420239
E-mail: info@nepalshangrila.com

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