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Indian Tours > Land of Dragon - Bhutan
Day 1 - Fly to Paro as per your
schedule. The flight to the Dragon Kingdom takes you right into the Himalayas revealing breathtaking views of the gigantic peaks. On arrival at the cloud-scraping airstrip of the
Paro airport our representative will meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 2 - After breakfast we visit Ta Dzong, a watch tower that now houses the National museum and the old ruins of Drugyel Dzong which once defended the valley from Tibetan invasions in the 17th century. In the afternoon visit a typical farmhouse, a typical Bhutanese settlement consisting of old houses with fine wooden carvings giving an insight to the lifestyle of the people here. It gives you the opportunity to experience the Bhutan's pristine nature, a unique culture, religion and a way of life of the
Drukpas. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 3 - In the morning drive to Satsam Chorten and trek for 3 hrs to the fascinating
"Tiger's Nest", Taktsang Monastery. Lunch here while absorbing the splendor of the surrounding. Trek back to Satsam Chorten and drive to
Thimpu. Transfer to the hotel at Thimpu for the night.
Day 4 - Starting in the morning and through the day visit Memorial
Chorten, (Stupa) a monument dedicated to the third King of Bhutan; Handicraft
emporium, it has many beautifully hand woven silk and cotton fabrics, silver and bamboo products and Tashichho Dzong, the main secretariat building, housing the Throne Room of the King of Bhutan and is the main summer house of the Central Monk Body. After the tour we transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.
Day 5 - In the morning drive to Punakha across the Dochula pass (3100 meters). Afternoon visit Punakha Dzong. Spectacular views of the Himalayas can be seen on the road from Thimphu to Punakha Dzong, where the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers converge. Overnight at Khuru Camp.
Day 6 - In the day visit a typical farmhouse and scenic town of
Wangdi Podrang Dzong. Overnight at Khuru Camp.
Day 7 - In the morning drive back to Paro. On arrival in Paro transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Paro.
Day 8 - Transfer to Paro airport to connect onward flight.