Arrival in the Nepalese capital and, after obtaining the visa for entry into the country, transfer to the hotel by private bus. Presentation of the staff, briefing with the guides and verification of the equipment. Free dinner and an overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast we will go to the airport for the flight to Paro, the starting point for trekking in the region. Free visit of the city that offers various possibilities to learn about the history and the people of this corner of the Himalayas. We will be able to visit the National Museum in the fortified towers in defense of Rinpung Dzong and then go and visit it with a short walk and where we will find another unmissable fortress. Free lunch and dinner. Overnight at Hotel.
After your arrival at Paro International Airport our representative will pick you up and you will be transferred to the capital city of Thimphu. Thimphu is situated at a height of 2320 meters and the drive from Paro will take you about an hour. En route, we will stop at the magnificent Tamchhog Lhakhang, the hereditary place of worship. Overnight in Thimphu.
After breakfast, we will go for sightseeing in Thimphu. You can visit the National Memorial Chorten, the National Library, the National Painting School and Changangkha Temple. You can also see the outstanding collection of elaborate textiles at the National Textile Museum and visit the Folk Museum. You may also be able to visit the weekly market. Overnight in Thimphu.
We will drive to Punakha today. En route we stop at Dochu La Pass for exquisite mountain views. The Dochula Pass is a mountain pass in the snow covered Himalayas within Bhutan on the road from Thimpu to Punakha where 108 memorial Chortens or Stupas known as “Druk Wangyal Chortens” have been built by Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the eldest Queen Mother. In the afternoon, after we reach Punakha, we shall visit Punakha Dzong. Constructed by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal Rinpoche, in 1637–38, the Dzong is located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu (father) and Mo Chhu (mother) rivers in the Punakha – Wangdue valley. We will also visit Chimi Lhakhang which is a Temple of Fertility, built in the 15th century by the 'Divine Mad Man' (Lama Drukpa Kuenley). Overnight in Punakha.
From Punakha, we will drive to Paro today. Intoxicatingly multi-colored, intensely intriguing, and preserving the past, Paro is a place like no other. Sprawling on the banks of the Paro Chu River, Paro is a beautiful valley, scarcely populated and naturally beautiful. In the afternoon would be a good time to visit handicraft shops for souvenirs of your trip. Or you may like to visit a local farmhouse and take tea with the farmer and his family di lui. Overnight in Paro.
Today will be a full day of sightseeing in Paros. We will visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong. This impressive fortress is now the venue for the famous Paro Tsechu (Buddhist festival). We will also visit the National museum. In the afternoon, we visit the Drukgyel Dzong and the Kyichu Lhakhang (temple). Overnight in Paro.
Take a day hike to the 'Tiger's Nest', the sacred Taktshang monastery. drive 10 kilometers to the city outskirts to visit the renowned Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) monastery, perched on the face of a sheer 3,281-foot cliff. The place is highly sacred to the Bhutanese in that they believe that Guru Rimpoche (Saint Padmasambhava) landed here on the back of a Tigress. The trek to Tiger's nest monastery takes about three hours one way. A scenic view of the town of Paro can also be seen from the Tiger's nest. On the way back you can visit Dumtse Lhakhang, a temple built by Thangthong Gyalpo, the iron bridge builder. Overnight in Paro.
After breakfast we will prepare for the transfer to Kathmandu. Check-in at the hotel and free afternoon. Free lunch and dinner, overnight at the hotel.
Free lunch and dinner, overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Kathmandu international airport for the return flight to Italy.
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