Definitely Bhutan

A Buddhist kingdom on the eastern edge of Himalayas, Bhutan is known for its monasteries, Dzongs and breath taking landscape. Its capital Thimpu is known for its huge Buddha Statue and weekend farmer’s market. Town Laya in Gasa district offers numerous hiking trails while admiring the Dzong architecture and yaks. Royal Manas National Park is Bhutan’s oldest national park connected with other parks and sanctuaries like Phibsoo wildlife Sanctuary, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, Thrumshingla National Park and Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary via biological corridors. You can visit Bhutan for shopping of Lunga Handicraft, Authentic Bhutanese Craft and Choki Handicrafts.
Stay Duration
10 Nights 11 Days

Cost
Rs 60000.00 - 250000.00

Day 01: Paro Airport – Thimphu
(Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)

Welcome Aboard Where EZ Holidays Offers Exciting And Comprehensive Tour To Bhutan.
Meet & Greet on arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk. Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu Sightseeing

After breakfast visit KuenselPhodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the KuenselPhodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) &Folk Heritage Museum. Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Taking Preserve Centre, The talking national animal of Bhutan can be seen here TashichhoDzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing
(Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)

After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue, On the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit PunakhaDzong - built in 1637 by ZhabdrungNgawangNamgyal. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named DrukPungthangDechenPhodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King JigmeDorjiWangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. After that take a short excursion trip to visit the ChhimiLhakhang - The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama DrukpaKuenley, “The Devine Mad Man”. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.

Day 04: Punakha – Bumthang
(Distance: 212 kms. / Driving Time: 8 hrs. / Altitude of Bumthang: 2600 mts.)

After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Trongsa across Pele-La-Pass (11.120 ft.) traditional boundary between east & west Bhutan, There is an adrupt change in vegetation, with mountain forest replaced by high altitude dwarf bamboo. Stop EnrouteChendbjiChorten - built in the style of the great BodhanathChoten of Nepal. Further ahead visit TrongsaDzong – It was the seat of power over central & eastern Bhutan and Ta Dzong - An ancient watch tower. The chapel inside is said to be dedicated to the TrongsaPenlopJigmeNamgyal. Then drive further to Bumthang over the Yutong-La-Pass (11,155 ft.). While in Chumey valley in Bumthang, visit the Yathra Weaving Factory - It is the most famous textile product of Bumthang.On arrival check in at the hotel.Overnight stay at Bumthang.

Day 05: Bumthang Sightseeing

After breakfast, 1st half visitJakarDzong: Literally meaning the Castle of White Bird. The current structure was built in 1667. LameyGoemba: A large palace and monastery built in 18th century by DashoPhuntshoWangdiJambayLhakhang: built by King SrongsenGampo of Tibet. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “JambayLhakhangDrup” is staged here. ChakharLhakhang: Literally meaning the Iron Castle, the original palace was made of Iron and hence the name “Chakhar”. KurjeyLhakhang: Named after body print of Guru Rimpoche. Afternoon 2nd half Visit TamshingLhakhang: Literally meaning the Temple of the good message, established in 1501 by PemaLingpa. Membarstho: Literally meaning, “The burning Lake”. The evening ends visit a local handloom weaving house and Interact with the weavers. Overnight stay at Bumthang.

Day 06: Excursion to Ura Village
(Distance: 54 kms. One way / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Bumthang: 2600 mts.)

After breakfast start for excursion to Ura village and visit the new Ura monastery. On the way visit the Mebartso - The burning lake. Stroll around the village and return back to hotel. Evening walk to the Swiss farm where apple juice, cider, cheese etc are made. Overnight stay at Bumthang.

Day 07: Bumthang – Punakha / Wangdue
(Distance: 212 kms. / Driving Time: 8 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)

After breakfast drive to Punakha. Reach Punakha by late afternoon. On arrival check in at the hotel.Overnight stay at Punakha/Wangdue.

Day 08: Punakha/Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing
(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)

After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park -The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species. On arrival check in at the hotel.Afternoon visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha, etc.RinpungDzong - Meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels". The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 09: Paro Sightseeing

After breakfast visit DrukgyelDzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp)&KitchuMonastery.Overnight stay will be at Paro.

Day 10: Excursion to Chele-La-Pass
(Distance: 35 kms. One way / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Chele-La-Pass: 3810 mts.)

After breakfast excursion trip to Chele-La-Pass (13,088 ft.) – the highest motorable road in Bhutan. Enjoy the scenic beauty & memorable landscapes from Chele-La-Pass. Back to Paro. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Paro.

Day 11: Paro Airport

After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Time to say good bye to all your new friends you have made and cherish your wonderful memories of your Holidays with “EZ Holidays” - Travel The world With Ease…!!!”.

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