Bhutan, Land of the Thunder Dragon: Your Way
The privileged few who visit this Himalayan kingdom encounter a land of serene monasteries, robed monks, welcoming people and breathtaking natural beauty. The Bhutanese have treasured their natural environment, as it is viewed as the source of all life in accordance with Buddhist principles. This harmony with nature has ensured a pristine environment with an astonishing variety of plants and a rich wildlife. Our itinerary combines touring and walking to best appreciate the forts, monasteries, markets and mountains of the legendary Dragon Kingdom.
Sample Itinerary at a Glance
Day 2: Tour the Secretariat building, the Tashichhodzong, constructed without nails or metal Day 3: Drive into the heart of Bhutan and experience the medieval way of life in Punakha
Day 4: Visit the Punakha Dzong built at the junction of Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers
Day 5: Enjoy the morning and afternoon at leisure in Punakha
Day 6: Travel over the Dochu La at 3200m, viewing the Himalayan peaks along your way to Paro
Day 7: The great dzongs of Paro - Paro Dzong and Ta Dzong
Day 8: Enjoy an exciting hike to the remarkable Taktsang Monastery, meaning "Tiger's Nest"
Day 9: Depart Paro
"Bhutan is a small country with profound diversity."