Day 01: Arrive in Paro and take a private car to Thimpu
You can fly to Paro from Bangkok, New Delhi, Kathmandu, and Dhaka. We recommend that you fly out of Bangkok, as Drucker offers air from Bangkok - Paro - daily flights to Bangkok, while Drucker Air flights from other departments do not run every day.
Flights to Bhutan have beautiful views of some of the highest peaks in the world. Palo is 2280 meters above sea level and is ideal for growing rice, apples, wheat, potatoes and vegetables.
Our Bhutanese guide will greet you at Paros airport with its traditional silk scarves. Once finished, we will make an excursion of one hour to the rice fields, villages, and roads of the capital city of Thimpu. Where the Thimpu River meets the Paro River, there are three common stupas in the Himalayas. After a short break at your hotel in Thimpu, we begin a relaxing exploration/trek through the Thimpu market area. We will also spend some time in the local archery field to see national archery and recreational competitions. We will spend the night at the hotel.
(Lunch and dinner)
Day 02: Bicycle check and warm-up at the Buda point, 15 km away. Thimpu in the afternoon
In the morning, we visited the Zorig Chusum Institute (commonly known as the Oil Painting School) where the students took a 6-year course on 13 traditional crafts from Bhutan. Sculpture (statues and masks), calligraphy, painting (murals, reels and house), woodcrafts (sculpture, wooden bowls they make, paper arts, wood and furniture), leather, foundry, embroidery, weaving, bamboo craft, ceramics, black Emery and masonry will give you lofty opportunity to observe the nature.
Folk Heritage Museum, opened in 2001, offers interesting perspectives on the material culture and lifestyle of Bhutan.
Visit the Institute of Traditional Medicine to do traditional medicine and treatment according to ancient traditions.
The National Library houses a large collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts, some hundreds of years old, as well as modern academic books based predominantly on the culture and religion of the Himalayas. Bhutan - The World's Greatest Book - The Visual Odyssey Conceived and Printed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is here.
Later in the day, we went for a walk in the Thimpu Bazaar (Market)
In the afternoon, we take the time to check out our bike/bicycle equipment, bike test, a bicycle all over the country to prepare for the adventure, you can also try on the road more large Buddha statues of the world (currently under construction and expected in December 2012 Completed). We will spend the night at the hotel.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Day 03: Trip from Thimpu to Punakha - 72 km
In the morning, we start the picturesque Punakha on the Duratula channel (3050 meters). This pass offers panoramic views of the eastern Himalayas on a clear day. Here we stop to enjoy the view and enjoy in honor of His Majesty the King, world peace and for biological pagoda built in the year 108.
Enjoy an exciting downhill path to Alpaca Purnar Valley. Stop at the Royal Botanic Gardens on your way to see the many rare plants and animals on display.
Day 04: Excursions and horseback riding through Punakha - 20 km
Next day, we are on our way across the river on the traditional Punakha Castle pedestrian bridge beyond. Explore the Punakha fortress/castle superbly situated between two rivers, between Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu (male and Female River).
Explore and experience the greatness of the "Great Fort of Happiness." Happiness is a huge narrow castle, built on two rivers (Male River) and the Mochu junction (Female River). Punakha is the capital of Bhutan until 1955, Dzong as the center monk of Hermitage. In 1907, the first king of Bhutan was crowned with this case. After four disastrous fires, earthquakes and flood damage, the four kings recovered completely.
(Includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Day 05: Punakha to Dukla - 57 km
In the morning, we return to the quiet and picturesque Paso Dochula during the night. Itinerary for this day will be the most difficult route. When the Dochula Pass comes up, our support car will be delayed if there is any request for assistance.
Relax and unwind in the original Dochula Pass environment. There will also be options to visit the nearby temples. We will spend the night at the hotel.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 06: From Dochula to Paro 73 km, crossing Paro
In the morning, we will cross the Dochula pass slowly towards the Paro valley.
In the afternoon bike ride through the Paro Valley
In Paro, Paro Dzong Rimpung we explored the first ruler of Bhutan and the spirit of the time Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal built in 1646 (fortress/castle), Dzong has local administrative body and monasteries. On the way, we took a traditional pedestrian walk (15 minutes) on the sixteenth century cantilevered bridge.
Visit the National Museum Discovery Center (formerly Bell Tower), established in 1968. The center houses some of the finest works of art, including bronzes and paintings. The museum has a large number of collections that show the history and culture of Bhutan through exhibitions. Relax at night or stroll through the city. We will spend the night at the hotel.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Day 07: Trekking to the Tiger Nest monastery and tourism
Trekking (up to 2 hours, less than 1 hour) to the Tiger Nest monastery. One of the most respected local precarious, perched 900 meters above the lower edge of the cliff in Paro. Guru Rinpoche in the back of a tigress arrived at this place and meditation in a cave here where it is called "Tiger's Nest". This site is considered the most spiritual site in Bhutan and many famous saints meditate in this area. At least once the Bhutanese have visited it once in their lives. This abbey is gravitational and spiritual. The lunches and snacks in the cafeteria offer a historical view of the spectacular Tiger Nest.
At night, we visit a traditional farm party and observe the traditional lifestyle and way of life. We will spend the night at the hotel.
(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Day 8: Departure from the airport to the airport
We checked two hours before the flight to ensure that the best seats on board were the best to enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas. We say goodbye to you and wish you a pleasant trip.