Visit the National Library which houses an extensive selection of Buddhist literature dating back hundreds of years; see the beautiful medieval monastery, Trashichhodzong; drive up up Dochula Pass and visit the 17th Century Punakha Dzong; view the ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong and journey by foot to Taktsang Monastery. 

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The history and culture of Thimphu

The local market at Wangdue Phodrang

The remote Taktsang Monastery

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Day 1

Paro - Thimphu

On arrival into Paro, you will be met and transferred by road two hours to Thimphu.

Day 2


Start with a morning visit to the National Library, housing an extensive selection of Buddhist literature, some dating back several hundred years. Continue to a painting school, the National Memorial Chorten and the folk Heritage and National Textile Museum. This evening see the beautiful medieval Trashichhodzong monastery.

Day 3

Thimphu - Punakha

Drive up to Dochula Pass, stopping briefly to take in the views. Afterwards visit the 17th century fortress Punakha Dzong before continuing on to Wangdue Phodrang local market. (B)

Day 4

Punakha - Paro

En route to Paro stop by Simtokha Dzong, built in 1627. In Paro visit Ta Dzong. (B)

Day 5


Drive up the valley to view the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong and then proceed for the five hour roundtrip journey by foot to Taktsang Monastery. (B)

Day 6


Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

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