01 : Arrival to Paro, reception and hotel Tiger Nest
Resort in Paro. Short stroll around the township.
02 : Paro
Visit the impressive Drugyal Dzong, Ta Dzong-the natural
history museum, view the 7th century Kyichu temple, etc.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Paro - Thimpu
Morning walk to Dzongdrakha monstery (an example of farm
life entwined with Monastic living. Afternoon drive by the
two rivers to the Capital town of Thimpu. Check into the
hotel, stroll about town, visit the memorial Chorten, handicrafts
centre for local products.
04 : Thimpu
Morning visits to the hospital of traditional medicine,
the National Library, School of Thanks Painting , the Nunnery,
handmade paper factory, local gold and silver smiths. Overnight
05 : Thimpu - Punakha
Scenic drive on the mountain route towards the former Capital
of Bhutan, passing through Dochula pass, over 10,000ft;
stunning scenery of the Himalayan ranges can be seen on
a clear day. Descend to Wangdi Valley; rest for Lunch and
visit/ view Wangdue & Punakha Dzongs. Overnight at Hotel.
06 : Punakha - Paro
(Via Thimpu): Retrace this scenic drive. Lunch at twon srestaurant
in Thimphu. After lunch continue drive to Paro. Check into
the hotel. Stroll about the town or short walks around the
07 : Paro (Taktsang excursion)
Certainly the highlight of your visit is todays hike
to Taktsanfg retreat (tigers nest). This is about
3 hrs walk uphill and can also be done on the horse back
as well. Lunch en-route. Return downhill on foot.
Day 08 : Paro - Kathmandu/ outwards...