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WT-BT30:6 Days to Paro - Thimphu - Punakha - Haa - Paro
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    Bangkok - Paro - Thimphu (1 Hour Drive)

    Altitude: 2320m/7656ft above sea level

    You will take a flight KB141 04:30 a.m./ 08:25 a.m from Bangkok to Paro on your own. We will book the flight for you in advance. Upon arrival, our guide will greet you from Paro airport and transfer you to check in at the hotel in Thimphu.

    Thimphu is a bustling town on the banks of the Thimphu Chhu and set gloriously in the hills of the Thimphu valley. It is home to the Bhutanese Royal Family, the Royal Government to several foreign missions and development projects. Bhutan’s only golf course, a nine-hole circuit is also located in Thimphu. Thimphu is the only capital city in the world that has no MacDonald, star bucks, bill boards and traffic lights. A must see city that has truly set an example. It is also a place for trekking, bicycling, motor biking and bird watching.

    Later after your check in formalities are over you will visit, Memorial Chorten, Kuenschholing View Point(Largest sitting Buddha), Mini Zoo: Here you can see just one animal - Bhutan's national - the Takin, Tashichho Dzong(Fortress), It houses the secretariat building, the throne room and the office of the king, and the central monk body.

    Hotel: Le Meridien (5 stars) or Hotel Osel (4 stars)

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    Thimphu - Punakha/Wangdue (3 Hours Drive)

    Altitude: 1350m/4455ft above sea level

    Punakha narrates lots on the histories of Bhutan. It served as the capital of the country from 1637 to 1907 and the first national assembly was hosted here in 1953. It has the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan and one of the most majestic structures in the country. On October 13, 2011, the wedding of the 5th King of Bhutan, was held at the Punakha Dzong. This place boasts of low altitude trek, rafting, kayaks, camping, bicycling and birdwatching. 

    Later visit General Post Office: Get an insight into Bhutan through its stamps, Hand Made Paper Factory: The handmade paper making in Bhutan stemmed from the age old tradition originated in 8th century of Bhutanese history, On the way to Punakha we come across Dochula Pass: The pass is a popular location among tourists as it offers a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of Himalayan mountain range.

    Punakha Dzong(Fortress): Built in 1637 this majestic fortress is built in-between two rivers. The fortress also boasts about displaying itself of unique Bhutanese architecture.

    Hotel: Dhensa Resort (5 stars) or Green Resort (4 stars)

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    Punakha/Wangdue To Paro (4 hours drive)

    Altitude:  2280m/7524ft above sea level.

    This beautiful valley is home to many Bhutan's oldest monasteries and temples. The country's only airport is in Paro. The valley is also home to Mount Jumolhari (7,300m/24090ft) situated at the northern end of the valley whose glacier water forms the Pachu flowing through the valley. This is also the home to some of the famous Treks such as Jumolhari and Druk Path trek. It is also a destination for bicycling, motor biking and bird watching.

    Rinchengang village: A 20 minutes hike up from the paved road will take you to a clustered village. It is known for its traditional masonry, Punakha Nunnery: Perched on a ridge amid pine trees and overlooking valleys of Punakha and Wangduephodrang, gleams the magnificent structures of Nunnery Temple.

    Take a hike to Fertility Temple: This Temple was built by lam Drukpa Kuenley (The Divine Madman) in 1499. His style of teaching was thought shocking, insulting and including obscene behavior. 

    Later drive to Paro and visit National Museum: It houses a fine collection of Bhutanese art, relics, religious thankas, Kichu Lhakhang(Temple): It is one of the two most sacred and the oldest temples in Bhutan. It was built
    in 7th century by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo.

    Hotel: Le Meridien (5 stars) or Haven Resort (4 stars)

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    After breakfast Hike to Tiger's Nest: This is Bhutan's most recognizable cultural icon perched 800m/2640ft up a seemingly sheer cliff Archery Practice: Archery is the Bhutan's national game and the distance of the target is around 150 meters. Paro Town: Stroll around a tiny Paro town, interact with the people and perhaps take pictures with children and look for souvenirs that might interest you. Farm House visit: Picturesque farm houses dot the valley amongst fields and hillsides. We welcome you to enjoy the hospitality of the Paro farmers.

    Hotel: Le Meridien (5 stars) or Haven Resort (4 stars)

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    Paro - Haa Valley (3 Hours Drive)

    Altitude: 2712m/ 8895ft above sea level

    Haa District is one of the smallest among 20 Districts Haa District has an area of 1,706.8 sq.km. It is characterized by a rugged and mountainous terrain, which makes access and delivery of development services difficult as well as expensive. The 57.6 km of Haa-Chunzom and the Haa-Paro highway passes through the district but with only about 44.10 km of internal road connections most of the settlements are not connected with feeder and farm roads. The district has a good network of mule tracks and suspension bridges.

    Today morning you will drive to Haa valley via Chelila Pass: Its one of the highest motorable road at 3988m above sea level, At Chelila Pass visit to Kila Nunnery, later continue your drive and visit the Haa Town and its monasteries.

    Hotel: Le Meridien (5 stars) or Haven Resort (4 stars)

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    Departure Paro - Bangkok

    This best of Bhutan tour ends today. Your guide will drive you to the airport and bid you farewell for your onward journey by flight Paro/ Bangkok KB150 DEP:07:00 ARR:11:00.  We wish you a safe flight with a good memory of Bhutan.