Thimphu is a small, beautiful city situated in the heart of the Himalayas. It is the capital town of Bhutan and the centre of government, religion and commerce. Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions.
April - September
Arrive Paro and proceed to Thimphu. On arrival check in to hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
After early breakfast, drive up to Dochu - la pass (3,088m/ 10,130 ft) to take in the view and admire the chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road. Known as the Druk Wangyal Chortens - the construction of these108 chortens was commissioned by the eldest Queen Mother, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk. The pass is also popular spiritual destination for both locals and tourists because an important temple is located on the crest of Dochula pass. For tourists this is ideal location to capture beautiful pictures of Himalayan mountain range during clear, warm days. Return back to Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Today post breakfast learn to make the national dish of Ema Datsi (chilies with cheese) and hot butter tea with the help of a chef. Later in the afternoon enjoy a traditional Hot Stone Bath which help loosen your joints, release muscle tension and invoke a profound sense of relaxation. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Today bid farewell to your tour and proceed to your hometown.
|By Air||: The nearest airport is at Paro (65 kms).|
|By Road||: Thimphu is connected by road with Paro 65 Kms, Phuentsholing 176 Kms, Wangdue Phodrang 70 kms and Punakha 77 Kms.|