WESTERN BHUTAN

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BHUTAN, 7 DAYS

Itinerary Summary

Day Place Highlights
Day 1-2 Paro – Thimphu Textile Museum, Folk Heritage Museum, Memorial Chorten, Buddha Dordenma Statue, Tashichho Dzong
Day 3-4 Punakha Chime Khakhang, Punakha Valley Walk, Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten, Punakha Dzong
Day 5-7 Paro Ta Dzong, Paro Dzong (National Museum), Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery
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Day 1-2  Paro – Thimphu

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OVERVIEW:

 

Arrive in Paro and drive to Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu. Visit the Textile Museum, Folk Heritage Museum and Memorial Chorten, where you enjoy panoramic views over the city.

 

A full day to enjoy further sightsseing in Thimphu, visiting some of the various fascinating museums and handicraft centres. Visit Ziluka Nunnery, the world’s largest Buddha statue and Tashichho Dzong, the seat of the national government in Bhutan.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Textile Museum
  • Folk Heritage Museum
  • Memorial Chorten
  • Ziluka Nunnery
  • Craft Bazaar
  • Local Handicrafts
  • Buddha Dordenma Statue
  • Tashichho Dzong

Day 3-4 Punakha

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OVERVIEW:

 

Drive to Punakha and take a walk past a small village to Chime Lhakhang, the temple of the Divine Mad Monk.

 

Walk though terraced fields to a monument built by the Queen Mother and dedicated to the king, then continue by road to the impressive courtyards of Punakha Dzong, a huge fortress guarding the southern end of the Punakha Valley. Visit a local farmhouse and have tea with the farmer and his family.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Chime Khakhang
  • Punakha Valley Walk
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten

Day 5-7  Paro

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OVERVIEW:

 

Drive to Paro and visit Ta Dzong, the impressive watchtower above historic Paro Dzong, which houses the National Museum. Visit the museum and cross a traditional bridge called the Nyamai Zampa to view ancient murals at the town temple.

 

Drive up to Satsam Chorten. Hike to the viewpoint for a stunning view of the iconic Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery or continue further to the monastery itself. Enjoy a farewell dinner in Paro.

 

On day 7 your trip ends after the transfer to Paro Airport for your flight home.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Chime Khakhang
  • Punakha Valley Walk
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten

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