8 Days Beyond Magical Bhutan
Day 1: Arrival in Paro Upon arrival in Paro, you will be greeted by your tour guide and driver. You can visit the Rinpung Dzong, one of Bhutan’s most iconic structures, and the National Museum of Bhutan.
Day 2: Paro to Thimphu Travel to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. On the way, visit the Tachog Lhakhang Iron Bridge and Tamchog Lhakhang temple. In Thimphu, visit the National Memorial Chorten, Buddha Dordenma statue, and the Folk Heritage Museum.
Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha Travel to Punakha, the ancient capital of Bhutan. En route, stop at the Dochula Pass for a stunning panoramic view of the Himalayas. Visit the Punakha Dzong, one of the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan, and hike to the Chimi Lhakhang temple.
Day 4: Punakha to Phobjikha Travel to Phobjikha and visit the Gangtey Monastery, a 17th-century monastery with stunning architecture. You can also take a nature hike through the Phobjikha Valley, a beautiful valley and winter habitat for the black-necked crane.
Day 5: Phobjikha to Paro Return to Paro and visit the Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples in Bhutan. You can also explore the town of Paro on your own.
Day 6: Paro Sightseeing Hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest monastery, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bhutan. After the hike, you can visit the Drukgyel Dzong, a ruined fortress that once defended Bhutan against Tibetan invaders.
Day 7: Paro Sightseeing Visit the Haa Valley, a picturesque valley that has only recently opened to tourists. You can visit the Lhakhang Karpo (White Temple) and Lhakhang Nagpo (Black Temple) and enjoy the scenic beauty of the valley.
Day 8: Departure from Paro Bid farewell to Bhutan as you depart from Paro airport.
This itinerary can be customized to your preferences and interests.