Western Bhutan may not be as modern as Central or Eastern Bhutan but it is equally rich in nature and culture as any place in Bhutan.
Our journey begins with sightseeing of Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, as we will visit Memorial Chorten, Nunnery Monastery, and Arts and Crafts school. We will then head to Punakha to see Punakha Dzong, once the capital of Bhutan now a winter residence of the Chief Abbot of Bhutan.
Upon Arrival at PARO Airport, we will drive to Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan through terraced fields along the river Wang Chu then up the valley to Thimpu. Overnight in hotel
Morning visit of Memorial Chorten and Takin (Bhutan's national animal). After lunch, we shall visit the Jungsi Paper factory, Nunnery Monastery, Arts and Crafts School. After this, your hotel will welcome you for dinner.
Drive to Punakha over the Do-Chula pass which is at an altitude of 3,050meters (10,000ft) and on the way you will see more of the beautiful scenery Bhutan has to offer. Once at Punakha, visit Punakha Dzong, and settle down for the lunch. After lunch visits Wangdi Dzong from the outside and drives to Thimphu. Overnight at the hotel.
Morning, drive to Paro. On the way visit Simtokha Dzong (the oldest Dzong in Bhutan) and today it is a house of the traditional school. Continue to drive to Paro. Afternoon, visit National Museum, Paro Dzong, and Satyam Chorten. Overnight in a hotel.
At an appointed time, transfer to airport for flight to onward destination.
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
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