6 Nights 7 days (Trip To Druk yul)
2). Itinerary Overview
- Day1:Arrive Paro
- Day 2:Thimphu
- Day 3:Thimphu-Punakha
- Day 4:Phobjikha
- Day 5: Phobjikha-Lobesa-Thimphu.
- Day 6:Paro
- Day 7:Departure
WELCOME TO BHUTAN.
A Flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. One can see Everest, Kanchenjunga and many more. The first glance you will see is Paro valley and Airport. Upon arrival, our guide will meet you there and escort you to the capital, Thimphu, passing by Tamchog Lhakhang Iron Bridge En Route. Upon arriving at Thimphu, check in to hotel. Once you are done taking lunch, our guide will take to this following places in Thimphu.
- Chimi Incense Factory
- BUDDHA DORDENMA STATUE:
- Craft Bazaar
- Tashi Choe Dzong
Chimi Incense Factory:
Chimi Incense was established in 2002 and it is located in Dechencholing under Thimphu Dzongkhag.
As Chimi Poe Jorkhang have a shop in capital (Thimphu) in Bhutan.
It has experienced labors and the requirements of raw materials are collected within Bhutan.
The incense stick is handmade and it was made from traditional equipments. We are dealing in different range of incense products which are prepared from environment friendly materials.
All the fragrances of our Incense sticks have been developed from natural scents and hence have a fresh appeal to the users.
BUDDHA DORDENMA STATUE:
BUDDHA DORDENMA STATUE. This massive statue of Shakyamuni measures in at a height of 51.5 meters, making it one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world. The statue is made of bronze and is gilded in gold. 125,000 smaller Buddha statues have been placed within the Buddha Dordenma statue, 100,000 8 inch tall and 25,000 12 inch tall statues respectively. Each of these thousands of Buddha’s has also been cast in bronze and gilded. The throne that the Buddha Dordenma sits upon is a large meditation hall.
The Buddha Dordenma is located atop a hill in Kuensel Phodrang Nature Park and overlooks the Southern entrance to Thimphu Valley. The statue fulfills an ancient prophecy dating back to the 8th century A.D that was discovered by Terton Pema Lingpa (Religious Treasure Discoverer) and is said to emanate an aura of peace and happiness to the entire world.
Craft Bazaar -A one stop place to witness Bhutanese culture and buy Bhutan made art and craft product. The Bazaar in its 80 stalls covers all aspects of the traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. At this Bazaar craftsmen and artisans from across the country display and sell their handicrafts. And also visit other handicraft stores.
Tashi Chhoe Dzong:
Tashi Chhoe Dzong (བཀྲ་ཤིས་ཆོས་རྫོང) a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimphu in Bhutan, on the western bank of the Wang Chu. It has traditionally been the seat of the Druk Desi (or “Dharma Raja”), the head of Bhutan’s civil government, an office which has been combined with the kingship since the creation of the monarchy in 1907, and summer capital of the country.
Breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast will head for Tango Monastery is a Buddhist monastery located 14 kilometers to the north of the capital city of Thimphu in Bhutan, near Cheri Mountain, which is founded by In 1688 by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye in 1688.
If time permits we will plan for Cheri Monastery as well. Chagri Dorjeden Monastery, also called Cheri Monastery, is a Buddhist monastery in Bhutan established in 1620 by Ngawang Namgyal, 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche, the founder of the Bhutanese state.
After breakfast we will head for Punakha. On your way to Punakha, stop at Dochula pass offering visitors their first glimpse of the Eastern Himalaya rang and admire the grand 108 stupas or chorten.
Proceeding to Chimi Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to divine madman and a scared place where people pray for children. Next embrace the highlight Punakha Dzong a very beautiful Bhutanese architecture armed by the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers, with rich Buddhist collections. You will also visit suspension bridge nearby (longest bridge). Overnight at Punakha (Hotel).
After breakfast will drive towards Phobjikha valley. Phobjikha valley is a vast U-shaped glacial valley, also known as Gangteng Valley named after the impressive Gangteng Monastery of the Nyingma sect in central Bhutan, where the graceful black-necked cranes in Bhutan (Grus nigricollis) from the Tibetan Plateau visit the valley during the winter season to roost. On arrival in the Phobjikha Valley in the last week of October, the black-necked cranes circle the Gangteng Monastery three times and also repeat the process while returning to Tibet.
The Gangteng Monastery, generally known as Gangtey Gonpa or Gangtey Monastery, is an important monastery of Nyingmapa school of Buddhism, the main seat of the Pema Lingpa tradition. Located in the Wangdue Phodrang District in central Bhutan and then later on we can visit some farm house…
After that on the way to Thimphu we will visit Wangdue phodrang dzong built in 1963 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel and also visit Wangdue Town. Lunch at Bajo Town. After that will proceed for Thimphu. Overnight at Thimphu.
Breakfast in the hotel and we will head for Paro. Upon arriving at Paro, check in to hotel. Once you are done taking lunch, our guide will take to this following places in Paro.
- National Museum
- Rimpong Dzong
- Kichu Lhakhang
- Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang
- Drugyel Dzong
National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro in western Bhutan. Established in 1968, in the renovated ancient Ta-dzong building, above Rinpung Dzong under the command of His Majesty, the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third hereditary Monarch of Bhutan. The necessary infrastructure was created to house some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues and paintings. Suitable galleries were constructed to house the extensive collections. Works of art were elegantly displayed on scientific lines.
Today the National Museum has in its possession over 3,000 works of Bhutanese art, covering more than 1,500 years of Bhutan’s cultural heritage. Its rich holdings of various creative traditions and disciplines, represent a remarkable blend of the past with the present and is a major attraction for local and foreign visitors.
Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong – Buddhist monastery and fortress – of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro District, Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag.
Kyichu Lhakhang, is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lango Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan.
Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang
Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang is a Buddhist temple in western Bhutan. The temple is notable as it is in the form of a chorten, very rare in Bhutan
Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District, Bhutan
“D” Ling Kilkhor Travelers (your local Bhutan travel agent) will see you off at the Paro Airport for your departure…