Trekking in Bhutan is a unique adventurer. Bhutan offers really off-the-beaten-track, has wonderful landscapes, Mountains, old villages, Buddhist featured villages, Monasteries, Temple, Dzong, Rivers, forest, Glaciers, Base Camp, amazing flora, Fauna and huge diversity of culture and nature that affectionate every visitors in to Bhutan. There are plenty of opportunity to explore country and its culture, walking through pristine trails from few days to couple of week.
Day 1 : Arrive Paro and s/seeing if time permits
Rest of the day leisure. O/n Kichu Resort.
Day 2 : Paro Sightseeing
visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong which still attracts visitors due to the strategic location of the fort.Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. It was housed into the National museum in the 1960s by the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. The seven floors museum highlights various aspects of Bhutanese culture and history dating back to the 7thcentury. A short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks. Walk further down crossing the traditional bridge into Paro Town. Return to Kichu Resort.
- Day 3 : Full day at fly fishing. O/n same.
Day 4 : Early morning hike to the Taktsang monastery.
The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 3/4 hours through villages and pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the paro valley. It is believed that the great saint Padmasambhava came in the 7th century on a flying tigress and meditated in a cave for 3 months. The demons were subdued who were trying to stop the spread of uddhismand converted the Paro valley into Buddhism. During the end of the 17 century a monastery was built on the spot where the saint mediated and it is a pilgrimage site for every Bhutanese to visit once in their life time. Stroll back to Resort.
- Day 5 : After breakfast drive to airport for departure.
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This is the first time for our group to visit the Nepal, Bhutan and Kashmir region and we have enjoy it very much. It is very fortunate for us, being our first trip to select your company to arrange for us the tour, and we are very please with your service and support, and your co-ordination with the Bhutan operator. For the Indian operator, except for some minor situations, overall it is satisfactory.
I believe there will be more trips to come and will recommend to you potential future travellers there.