The Hidden Land Tour (5 Days)

[tabgroup] [tab title="Itinerary" id="1"] Day 01 Arrive at Paro (Altitude 2280 meters):
  • You will be received by the Representative from Yak Adventure Travel at the airport and drive to Thimphu.
  • Visit Memorial Chorten,a monument dedicated to the Third King of Bhutan. Late His Majesty, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
  • Changangkha Monastery,
  • Takin Preserve centre,
  • Sangay Gang view point,
  • The Largest and tallest statue of Buddha in the world, Buddha Point and Tashichho Dzong.
  Day 02 Thimphu – Punakha (Altitude 1310 m, Distance 72 Kms):
  • After breakfast, drive to Punakha via Dochula pass,
  • Visit Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and is situated between Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River).
  • The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness).
Day 03 Punakha – Wangdiphodrang – Thimphu: (Altitude 1310 m, Distance 90 kms):
  • After breakfast, drive to Wangdiphodrang. Enroute stop a while to view Chimi Lhakhang also called the “Temple of Fertility” built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley also popularly known as “Devine Mad man” in 15th century.
  • Enroute sightseeing in the valley of Wangdiphodrang,
  • After lunch, drive to Thimphu.
  Day 04 Thimphu – Paro:(Altitude 2320 m, Distance 52 kms):
  • After breakfast, visit the National Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts,
  • Visit to Painting School, famous for carving and free hand art and Folk Heritage Museum.
  • Visit to Handicrafts Emporium to see the exquisite artistry of traditional crafts and textiles. In the evening, drive to Paro.
  Day 05 Paro sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m):
  • After early breakfast, excursion to Taktsang Monastery: This incredible monastery clings to the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900 meters into the valley below.
  • Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, the tantric mystic who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in 747 AD, flew here on the back of a flying tigress who was said to be a transformed form of one of his consorts.
  • Visit the Drukgyel dzong, now in ruins was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to
  •  The dzong’s name means indeed “victorious Druk “.
  • visit the Ta dzong, an ancient watchtower, which has been, since 1967, the national museum of Bhutan
  • Visit Rimpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) built in 1646 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
  Day 06 Departure (Altitude 2280 m):
  • ·       Early morning, drive to the Airport and Farewell.
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