Thimpu Festival Tour Package - Bhutan
Day 01: Arrival in Paro to Thimphu (1.2 Hrs)
On arrival in Paro international airport you will be received by our representative and drive to Thimphu. Check into your hotel. Afternoon proceed to visit memorial chorten, stupa build in the memory of 3rd king. Further we will proceed to Buddha viewpoint, from where we can see entire Thimphu city. Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu Festival
We will spend whole day in the festival which will accompany with various mask dances and folk dancers along with jokers actions in the crowd. Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 03: Thimphu Festival
Whole day in the interesting Thimphu festival or in the afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley. Visit takin’s preservation center. Evening, we will visit textile museum and government handicraft emporium. Overnight in Thimphu.
Day 04: Thimphu – Punaka (2.5 Hrs)
After breakfast, visit the School of Arts and crafts, Folk Heritage Museum and the National Library. Drive to the Zilukha nunnery to meet the nuns and interact with them. Lunch in the town and thereafter, drive to Punakha crossing Dochula pass (3200 mts). If the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular snowcap view of the Eastern Himalayan. Overnight in Punakha.
Day 05: Punakha Halt
Morning visit Punakha Dzong (fortress), which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. Visit a farm house to see the kind of house that Bhutanese live in. After lunch, hike to the temple of Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten which is perched on a hill. Along the walk, we’ll pass through the villages and the locals in their daily lives. Overnight in Punakha.
Day 06: Punakha – Paro (3.5 Hrs)
Morning visit Gangtey Gompa, the largest monastery of the Nyingmapa sect in western Bhutan later drive Paro. Visit the 17th century Paro Dzong (Fortress). Evening stroll around the old Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. Overnight in Paro.
Day 07: Paro – Haa – Paro (6 Hrs)
Visit the temples of Dzongdrakha. Drive to Haa over the Chelela Pass, your highest point of the trip at 3800m. When the weather permits one can view the most scared mountain in the country Mt. Jomolhari (7314m). Visit the quiet, timeless Haa valley. Overnight in Paro
Day 08: Paro
Early morning hike up to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, the most revered temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro valley. Lunch in the cafeteria. Overnight in Paro.
Day 09: Departure
Morning transfer to the airport(15 mins) for your departure flight. Our tour staff will bid you farewell at the airport.