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Tiger Nest's Hike - Paro

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LOCATIONS
Bhutan
DURATION
11 days, 10 nights
INCLUSIONS
  • A hearty meeting & greetings upon arrival at Paro airport/ N.J.P.
  • All applicable transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Vehicle is provided throughout the tour - For 02 PAX.
  • Accommodation with breakfast on the mentioned hotels for duration mentioned in the itinerary.
EXCLUSIONS
  • GST @ 5 % has to be paid separately.
  • Cost for airfare, train fare or any other internal fare.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, mineral water, porter, tip, etc. 
  • Expenses incurred due to sudden increase in fuel cost, mishaps, landslide, political unrest etc.  
  • Extra charges incurred for extra sightseeing points other than designated destinations as mentioned in the itinerary.
NEAREST POINTS
  • Paro Airport.
  • Hasimara and New Jalpaiguri Railway Station
  • Jaigoan Bus station
ACTIVITIES

DAY 1:

ARRIVAL

  • After arrival to Paro, precede towards Thimphu.
  • After your arrival check-in to hotel and freshen up, if time permits you may visit 
  • Kuensel Phodrang 
  • Motithang Takin preserve
  • Tashichho Dzong
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 2:

EXPLORE THIMPHU 

  • After  breakfast visit the Immigration Office to extend your permit to go towards Punakha. Then, visit the following
  • Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory
  • Folk Heritage Museum
  • Memorial Chorten
  • Changangkha Lhakhang
  • TashichhoDzong
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 3:

THIMPHU - TRONGSA

  • After breakfast and drive to Punakha. 
  • On the way stop at Dochula Pass (3,100 m): The Pass is probably the best known mountain pass in Bhutan. It’s about 30 kilometres away from the capital city Thimphu on the road to Punakha. 
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 4:

TRONGSA - BUMTHANG

  • After breakfast, In Trongsa, visit the following:
  • Trongsa Dzong: Originally named Chokor Rabtense Dzong it’s commonly referred to as Trongsa Dzong. This Dzong has played a very important role in the unification of Bhutan. The old East-West highway passed right through the Dzong making the Governor a very powerful man. And start drive toward Bumthang.
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 5:

EXPLORE BUMTHANG 

  • After your breakfast you can visit:
  • Jambey lhakhang: It was built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet in 659 AD and is one of the oldest temples in the country. Many believe that there is a natural lake under the temple in which Guru took refuge on several occasions. 
  • Kurjey Lhakhang. The temple complex, according to legend, Guru meditated in a cave there to subdue an evil spirit and left an imprint of his body in the cave to serve as a reminder to all evil beings of his wrath. 
  • Tamshing Lhakahng The temple was constructed in 1501 by the great Pema Lingpa himself. The core mission of the Tamshing monastery is to teach the Dharma, perform religious service for the community and educate the young monks under its care. 
  • Mebartsho (The Burning Lake) It is not a lake as such but a small stream instead which gets collected into a small pool. This is the place where Pema Lingpa discovered his first treasure. 
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 6:

BUMTHANG - PUNAKHA

  • After  breakfast drive towards Punakha. The day will end with long drive, so just rest in hotel for the day.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Punakha.

DAY 7:

EXPLORE PUNAKHA 

  • After you Breakfast visit:
  • Punakha Dzong: Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong is located at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and the Po Chhu River, and is the second oldest Dzong in Bhutan. The Dzong is home to some of the most sacred relics of the Drukpa Kagyu School of Buddhism. 
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.


DAY 8:

PUNAKHA - HAA

  • Post an early breakfast and drive towards Haa valley via Dochula Pass, if you feel energetic you can go and visit Lhakhang Karpo (White temple) and Lhakhang Nagpo (Black temple) a little further up, about 10 minutes hike. 
  • You can visit the Dzong where the Indian Army has even setup a CSD and non-CSD canteen, the central tower is still managed by the Central Monastic body.
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 9:

HAA - PARO

  • After an early breakfast drive up to Chelela pass, which, at 3800m, is the highest motorable paved road in the country and is about 25km from Paro town. 
  • After a short break drive towards Paro Town and have lunch: After Lunch visit:
  • Ta Dzong (National Museum): The name Ta Dzong translates to ‘watch tower’ and it served the function of watch tower for the Paro Rinpung Dzong. 
  • Kyichu Lhakhang: Considered the oldest temple along with Jampa and Kenchosum Lhakhang in Bumthang
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 10:

PARO, TIGER'S NEST HIKE 

  • Have early breakfast and drive up to the base of Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest). The most famous and sacred site among all the places in Bhutan. Guru Padmasambhava is said to have come riding on a flying tigress to this place and meditated in a cave for 3 months, 
  • Overnight stay in a hotel.

DAY 11:

DEPARTURE

  • After breakfast drive to Paro airport/ train station.
  • Your trip concludes. Head back home with lots of pictures and awesome memories.
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