Day 1 - Arrival in Thimphu
Explore forested mountains dotted with monasteries and temples on route to Thimphu. A gentle walk through the city with afternoon visits to museums and chortens offers a window into the ancient culture, before a night at Amankora Thimphu.
Day 2 - Thimphu Valley
Explore the valley of Thimphu by visiting the seat of Bhutan's royal government and a monastic astrology academy. Later continue to explore by taking a walk across one of the country's oldest cantilever bridges to reach Cheri Goemba, where the Kingdom of Bhutan's first community of monks was based.
Day 3 - Excursion at Punakha
Arrive at the Dochu La Mountain Pass en route to Punakha Valley, stopping at one of Bhutan's first fortress monasteries. Visit the village of Talo, home to the temple of the Queen Mother's protective deity, then take an afternoon hike or a dip in the infinity pool amid rice terraces at Amankora Punakha.
Day 4 - Picnic at River Puna and Visit to Punakha Dzong
Hike alongside the River Mo, through tiered rice paddies to a chorten built by the queen mother. Picnic on the banks of the River Puna, near the winter homes of the royal family, before visiting Punakha's dzong and the 15th-century Chimi fertility temple.
Day 5 - Arrival in Paro
Wind through the Wang and Paro river valleys to Amankora Paro, surrounded by pines. Explore nearby ruins as well as some of the valley's oldest and holiest religious monuments, followed by an evening lecture, prayer flag printing or a traditional cultural performance.
Day 6 - Exploring Paro
Discover artefacts dating back to 4000 BCE at the National Museum. Visits to Kyichu and Dumtse temples that offer cultural discoveries and later continue a gentle walk passing through Drukgyal Dzong that leads along the River Paro through forest and tiered fields.
Day 7 - Exursion at Tiger's Nest
A morning hike ascends to Tiger's Nest - one of Bhutan's most revered ancient sites. Experience astonishing views from the monastery, perched on a cliff 900 metres above the valley floor, before enjoying a 60-minute treatment in the lodge spa. Depart from Paro airport the next morning.
- Accommodation for 6 nights with Breakfast
- Sightseeing and transfers
- 60 Min Spa Treatment
- All permit fees & hotel taxes
- Guide and Driver charges