This tour includes many of Bhutan’s most important cultural and historic sites. Similar to the 6- day tour, in this 7-day tour we will also visit Paro temple Kyichu Lhakhang, a majestic seventh- century temple said to have been built on the left foot of a giant demoness who obstructed the spread of Buddhism as she lay across the mountain. We’ll visit Pangbisa Guru Lhakhang, the site of another important miracle of Rinpoche Padmasambhava. Rafting is included is desired.
Day 1: Arrival and welcome tea or picnic lunch. Drive to Thimphu
Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing: Buddha point, Simply Bhutan, School of traditional arts, Guru Lhakhang Temple, Paper factory and Tashichö Dzong. Night in Thimphu.
Day 3: To Punakha: Dochula Pass, visit Chimi Lhakhang Divine Madman Temple, Punakha Dzong. Night in Punakha.
Day 4: Morning hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten or rafting. Drive to Paro. Night in Paro.
Day 5: Paro sightseeing: national museum, Kitchu Lhakhang and Pangbisa Guru Lhakhang. Night in Paro.
Day 6: Hike to Taktsang Tiger’s Nest
Day 7: Departure from Paro.