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Cultural Trek Tour

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Duration :
11 Days
Places Covered :
Paro - Thimphu - Tongsa - Bumthang - Ngang Lhakhang - Ugyenchholing - Bumthang - Punakha - Paro
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Day 1 : Arrive Paro
On arrival at Paro airport, received by Holiday Moods (Adventures ICultural Trek Tourndia) representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Paro.

Day 2 : Paro
Paro sightseeing, visit to Ta Dzong, built in 17th century as a enjoy tower for Paro Dzong. This Dzong was later on converted into the Nationwide Museum in 1967, and is also crammed with antique thangkha paintings, textiles weapons and armour. Also go to the Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century to defend valley against Tibetan invaders. It is now used as an administrative centre and property of monastic community. Afternoon generate to Drukgyel Dzong, situated in the finish of Paro valley and built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate his victory over Tibetan invaders. Kyichu Lhakhang, the oldest monastery from the Kingdom is yet another place of curiosity. Overnight in the hotel in Paro.

Day three : Paro - Thimpu
Drive to Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan. About seven km prior to Thimphu, on the breezy hilltop rises Simtokha Dzong, Bhutan's most ancient fortress. Soon after lunch, go to the Memorial Stupa from the Late King, built in 1974, the Traditional Medicines are nevertheless practiced, the Painting School that is particularly well-known for thangkha paintings, the Nationwide Library that house historical Buddhist texts, manuscripts. Also go to Tashichhodzong, the "fortress from the glorious religion". Overnight in the hotel in Thimphu

Day 4 : Thimpu - Tongsa
Generate to Tongsa via Dochula pass (3,100m). From this pass, on the apparent day, 1 can have a excellent view with the greatest peaks in Bhutan including Gangkar Puensum, table mountain, Jele Khang, Masagang, Gangchey Ta. Generate more to Wangdiphodrang town which can be also your lunch stop. Then proceed to Tongsa crossing 3,300, Pelela pass. Overnight at lodge in Tongsa.

Day 5 : Tongsa - Bumthang
Early morning visit to striking Tongsa Dzong, ancestral abode of Bhutan's Royal family members. Then pay a visit to the Ta Dzong, built as enjoy tower to guard Tongsa Dzong. Proceed to Bhumtang and in afternoon pay a visit to right here, the Jakar Dzong built in 17th century in the course of the time of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the very first religious and temporal ruler of Bhutan. Then go to the Kurje monastery, exactly where Guru Padmasambhava left his physique imprint in the 8th century. The temple was later on constructed in 17th century. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.

Day 6 : Bumthang - Ngang Lhakhang
The trek begins nowadays. Trek route follows the Chamkhar Chu river, coming across quite a few villages and temples, meadows, forests of blue pine and scrub bamboo. Nowadays is rather enjoyable and uncomplicated day. Arrive in the village camp at the altitude of 2,900m. Strolling time about 6 hours.

Day 7 : Ngang Lhakhang - Ugyenchholing
A trail ascends progressively in the direction of the Phephe la pass, strolling through the forests of junipers, until you arrive in the pass at an altitude of three,340m. Following the route descend to Tang valley, finally arrive at Ugyenchholing village. Camp by the side with the river in the altitude of two,850m. Walking time 7/8 hours.

Day 8 : Ugyenchholing - Bumthang
Early morning stroll upto the Ugyenchholing Dzong. Go to the Dzong and encompassing village, then generate to Jakar (Bumthang) following the Tang Chu river right up until arriving at primary road. Around the way pay a visit to the Membertsho lake where Terton Pemalingpa, is suppose to possess found religious treasures within the 12 century. This lake is rather sacred and visited by many Bhutanese people on auspicious days to present butter lamps. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.

Day 9 : Bumthang - Punakha
Morning visit to Jambey Lhakhang, the monastery built in 7th century by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gembo, thought to become the reincarnation of Buddha of compassion. Tamshing Lhakhang, situated on opposite facet of the river is crucial place to visit, housing intriguing religious paintings. Generate to Punakha with lunch enroute. Overnight in the hotel in Paro.

Day ten : Punakha - Paro
These days is the stress-free day. Arrive Paro by lunch time. Night get a stroll about Paro marketplace. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day eleven : Depart Paro
Day no cost in Paro. Late evening departure transfer to Worldwide airport to connect with flight to Worldwide vacation spot.

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