Tour Code: BHT07

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Welcome to the unique experience

  • Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Paro on Druk Air via Guwahati.
  • Welcome to Paro valley (2195 m), the perfect entry into this happiest country in the world !
  • On arrival, meet your friendly tour guide and proceed for lunch
  • Visit Rinpung Dzong, the “Fortress of a Heap of Jewels”. It is one of the kingdom’s finest examples of traditional Bhutanese architecture. The dzong houses a monastic school with two hundred resident monks. Several interesting paintings here include an unusual Bhutanese interpretation of a mandala, a diagram of the cosmos. On returning to your transport, you will cross the traditional wooden covered bridge called Nyamai-zam which spans the Paro River.
  • Visit Kyichu Lhakang, one of the oldest lhakhang in the country built miraculously by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in 7th century to subdue the demoness residing in the Himalayas.
  • View Drukgyel Dzong, a victory fortress of the 17th century, although in ruins, this Dzong is preserved for its great historical importance.
  • Depart on an hour journey to the capital city Thimphu (2350 m), which is situated in a large valley traversed by the Wangchu River and overshadowed by high peaks.
  • Proceed to the Coronation and Centenary Park where the 45 feet tall walking Buddha resides. The statue symbolizes the celebration of the 84th Birth Anniversary of Thailand’s King and also the wedding anniversary of His Majesty the King
  • Visit the Centenary Farmers Weekend Market where the locals come to do their weekly shopping. This will be one of the highlights of your trip as you observe the Bhutanese people's culture and life styles. (Opens Friday to Sunday, however, farmers will gradually come to the market from Wednesday onwards).
  • Check in hotel for dinner and the night


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  • In the morning, visit the Memorial Chorten. Erected by the Royal Grandmother, Ashi Phutsho Choedren in memory of her son the third King Jigme Dorje Wangchuck, it contains a fine collection of Buddhist statues and is a center of tantric Buddhism in all its complexity.
  • Visit the local Post Office. How about sending a greeting card or letter to your friends and love ones with a personalize postage stamp of your own photo?
  • Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, a fortress like temple perched on a ridge above Thimphu, south of Motithang. The temple is dedicated to Avalokiteshvara, the Buddhist emanation of Compassion. From the courtyard of the temple, there is fascinating view of the Thimphu valley.
  • Visit Simply Bhutan, a living museum and photo studio. The Simply Bhutan Project is aimed at preservation and promotion of culture being one of the four pillars of Gross National Happiness (GNH) by involving youth as the core group because they are the future leaders of the country.
  • Visit the National Institute of Zorig Chusum, see the children learn traditional techniques of drawing, painting, calligraphy, embroidery, wood carving and sculpturing which are very important aspects of Bhutanese culture intertwined with Buddhism.
  • After lunch, visit Motithang Takin Preserve, a wildlife reserve area for the Takin, the national animal of Bhutan. The unique appearance of neither yak nor ram attracts attention and curiosity; the local legends attribute the creation of these animals in Bhutan by a 15th century saint name Drukpa Kunley, popularly known as the Divine Madman. Originally a mini zoo, the preserve also houses a few native deer of Bhutan, including the barking dear and sambar.
  • Visit Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park, where the Buddha Dordena resides (also known as Buddha Point). The massive statue of Shakyamuni measures 51.5 meters in height, making it one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world. It is said to emanate an aura of peace and happiness to the entire world. You can also see Thimphu city from a bird’s eye view from here.
  • Visit the beautiful medieval fortress-monastery, Tashichho Dzong, Bhutan’s administrative and religious centre which houses most of the Government's office and the King's Throne Room. It is also the summer residence of Je - Khenpo, the Chief Abbot. (Note: Visiting time for tourists must be after office hours on weekdays & in the morning until noon during the weekends. Closes at 6.30 in summer and 5.30 in winter)
  • Dinner and overnight in Thimphu


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  • Depart and travel approximately 3 hours to Punakha, the winter capital of Bhutan. (Note: Road widening works underway, please be prepared for a bumpy ride and chances of delay. No road works on Sundays, hence no road blocks).
  • The drive ascends gradually to the Dochula Pass (3150 m) with magnificent vistas of the Himalayan range.
  • Visit the Dochula Monastery (also known as the Druk Wangyal Khangzang Chortens). The design inspired by the Queen is a unique cluster of 108 Chortens seen from all directions.
  • Enjoy a tea break at Dochula Cafeteria
  • Continue to descent to Punakha noticing a change in landscape to a vibrant and colorful one with terrace farming and rivers flowing through. (Note: mountainous winding road after Dochula Pass.
  • After lunch, visit the historic Punakha Dzong. Sprawled at the confluence of the Phochu (male) and Mochu (female) rivers. “The Palace of Great Happiness or Bliss” was the administrative center and the seat of the Government of Bhutan until 1955, when the capital was moved to Thimphu. (Jacaranda trees grow around the dzong, blooming with mauve flowers every spring - April to May)
  • Continue to the countryside and enjoy a short walking trail (about 1 hour) through paddy fields to the Pana Village to visit Chimi Lhakhang. Built by Lama Kuenley, popularly known as the “Divine Madman” due to his unique philosophy, “salvation through sex.” The lhakhang is also known as “The Temple of Fertility.” From far and wide, women who have trouble conceiving come to the temple to get blessings in hopes to become fertile to bear children.
  • Dinner and overnight in Punakha


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  • Departure for Phobjikha Valley via Wangdue (Note: mountainous winding road, possible road-work along the way, approximately 5 hours’ drive to destination). The valley of Phobjika is home to the migratory black-necked cranes and is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. (Spotting of the cranes is possible during November to mid-February).
  • View Wangdue Dzong (The Dzong was destroyed by fire in 2012 and is still undergoing renovation)
  • After lunch, visit Gantey Gompa (monastery). Perched on a small hill that rises from the valley floor, the monastery is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black Mountain and is surrounded by a large village inhabited mainly by the families of the 140 Gomchens who take care of the Monastery.
  • After lunch, walk along the Gangtey Nature Trail. This pleasurable walk will give you a nice feeling for Phojikha Valley. From the small hilltop overlooking Gangtey Goemba, you head downhill through flower meadows to Simchubara Village and from here through beautiful forest and into the open valley. After passing a Chorten and Khewa Lhakhang, the trail ends at the Tabiding football ground.
  • Visit the Black-Necked Crane Information Centre (November to February only). The information centre has an observation room is equipped with telescope that enable you to catch the best view of the cranes.
  • Dinner and overnight in Phobjikha Valley


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  • After breakfast, head back to Paro via Wangdue Phodrang and Thimphu (the same way back to Paro, approximately 7 hours’ drive including mountainous winding road and possible road-work along the way)
  • Arrive Paro in the late afternoon.
  • Some free time at leisure, take a walk down Paro’s main street, where you can interact with the local people and visit the interesting small shops that provides the basic necessities and local produces
  • Dinner and overnight in Paro


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  • After breakfast, set off for our hike to visit one of the Bhutan’s most important pilgrimage sites of the Buddhist world, the Taktshang Lhakhang popularly known as the ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery. The trek offers spectacular views of this sacred monastery perched precariously on a sheer rock face 915m above the valley floor. (Walking stick will be provided. Pony services up to the cafeteria point are available as alternative but at your own risk and expense).
  • The first 1 to 1.5 hour journey walks you to the cafeteria which serves as a midway point and has wonderful views of the Tiger’s Nest.
  • From here it is another 45 minutes trek through some stunning landscapes to reach the view point of the monastery.
  • The final part is another 1 hour journey (down and up steps) to reach the monastery. (Bags, camera and mobile phones are not allowed into the monasteries, there is locker service at the entrance which you can store your belongings)
  • After visiting the monastery, return to the cafeteria where a hot and simply lunch is served.
  • Descend the mountain and return to hotel for rest.
  • Evening at leisure


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  • After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your pleasant flight back to Singapore, we hope you had an enjoyable vacation with Dynasty Travel and we look forward to bring you to your next holiday destination!
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