Trek Overview

Sightseeing tours to the ruined Drugyel Dzong, Bhutunese farmhouses and Paro Bazaar, the museum in the Ta Dzong and a walk down to Paro’s Rimpung Dzong.

Trip Code NSTR253

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Itinerary

  1. Day 01: Fly to Paro airport. Reception and transfer to hotel.
  2. Day 02: Sightseeing tours to the ruined Drugyel Dzong, Bhutunese farmhouses and Paro Bazaar, the museum in the Ta Dzong and a walk down to Paro’s Rimpung Dzong.
  3. Day 03: A short drive to Satsam Chorten followed by a 2 hours trek to Taktsang Tea House for a close up view of the Tiger’s Nest temple, perched on a sheer cliff. After a lunch, walk back to Satsam Chorten and drive on to Thimpu.
  4. Day 04: Sightseeing tours to Memorial Chorten, National Library, Handicrafts Emporium and Tashichho Dzong.
  5. Day 05: A 3-hour drive to Punakha across the Dochula Pass and a visit to Punakha’s Dzong. Built at the confluence of the Mo Chu and Pho Chu rivers..
  6. Day 06: Drive back to Paro, visiting the Bazaar.
  7. Day 07: A.m. Drive towards the Indian border. Overnight at Phuntsholing..
  8. Day 08: Drive to Gangtok in Sikkim. Sightseeing tours of Gangtok, capital city of Sikkim.
  9. Day 09: Sightseeing tours to Rumtek monastery, the Namgyalk Institute of Tibetology and the Tsuk-la Khang.
  10. Day 10: Drive to Darjeeling. Sightseeing of the area.
  11. Day 11: A.m. Drive to Bhadrapur in Nepal and fly out to Kathmandu.

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