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The Himalaya Explorer With Uma Resorts ( 5N / 6D )



The dramatic landscapes, from snow capped peaks and deeply forested slopes to raging, boulder strewn rivers, sit largely undisturbed as the endeared environmental initiatives and religious beliefs leave the Kingdom pristine and a jewel of nature. The journey takes you into this ancient Kingdom for an adventure into the hearts and lands of charming farmers, fascinating weavers, enchanting monks and charismatic leaders.

BRIEF ITINERARY:-

DAY 1:Arrival Paro
DAY 2: Paro - Thimphu Valley Exploration – Transfer to Punakha
DAY 3: Punakha Valley exploration
DAY 4: Punakha – Thimphu valley exploration – Transfer to Paro
DAY 5: Paro valley exploration
DAY 6: International departure

ITINERARY DETAIL

 


DAY 1: Arrival Paro International Airport, halt at Paro

From the flight in, weaving through the valley, arrival in Bhutan is like no other. You can visit any of the places of interest among Ta Dzong National Museum, Paro Rinpung Dzong, Dumtse Lhakhang or Kyichu Lhakhang and stroll in Paro town in the evening.

The transfer to Thimphu is approximately 1 ½ hours and upon arrival and following lunch, you will have the choice of the to visit, and perhaps time to stroll main street for some interesting Himalayan artefacts or textiles.

(overnight: Uma Resort in Paro)

 

 

 



DAY 2: Paro – Exploration of Thimphu Valley – Transfer to Punakha

Transfer to Thimphu post early breakfast where you can visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Point), Takin Preserve, National Textile Museum and Folk Heritage Museum. Post these visits, have lunch and then drive to Punakha. Drive over the high mountain pass of Dochu La and on to the Punakha Valley. Sights on the way include one of Bhutan’s first fortress monasteries, the 17th century Simtokha Dzong, and ancient wall paintings at the Hongtsho Goemba monastery and the newly built “Druk Wangyal Khangzang Chortens”, a unique cluster of 108 Namgyal Khangzang Chortens that spiral up to a main monument Chorten. This is a tribute and monument to the selfless service and visionary leadership of His Majesty the King. The journey continues over the 3,050m mountain pass where on a clear day, towering Himalayan peaks are clearly visible. The descent down thru the Punakha Valley along the Kingdom’s only east-west highway, will loop you thru the of Wangdi Valley. Time will be afforded to walk this small village and explore its row of intimate shops before heading back into Punakha Valley. This afternoon you will have a choice to visit the village of Talo, home of the Queens’ and the valley’s protective deity lhakhang and later in the afternoon time given to enjoy the farmhouse and spa of the lodge.

(overnight: Uma Punakha)

 

 

 

 



DAY 3: Exploration of Punakha Valley

The day in Punakha Valley begins with a beautiful hike from the Punakha Lodge along the Mo Chhu thru terraces of rice, chillies and cabbage, takes to the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten, a monument recently built by the four queens of Bhutan. Following the hike you will drive back up the valley towards Khuruthang passing Punthsho Pelri Palace and several other winter homes of the royal family before reaching the impressive Punakha Dzong. This ancient fortress is the winter residence of the monastic order’s head and still serves as the administrative headquarters for the Punakha region. A picnic lunch is served on the banks of the Punak Chu, before visiting the village of Lobesa where a short walk ends at Chimi Lhakhang, the auspicious fertility monastery built in 1499.

(overnight: Uma Resort in Punakha)

 

 

 

 



DAY 4: Punakha – Transfer to Paro Valley

After descending back down from Dochu La follow your way back up the dramatic Wang Chu and Paro Chu river valleys, before crossing Paro International airport. Here, set in a pine forest, you will find the Uma Resort. In the afternoon, there is an opportunity for a quick stroll to the nearby Zuri Dzong, which offers spectacular view of Paro valley. A visit to some of the valley’s oldest and holiest religious monuments or a ramble down Paro’s main street.

(overnight: Uma Resort in Paro)

 

 

 

 



DAY 5: Paro Valley Exploration – Tigers Nest Hike

This morning will begin with a hike up to view one of Bhutan’s most revered monuments, the Taktshang Goemba, more commonly referred to as the “Tiger’s Nest”. The four to five hour return trek offers spectacular views of this sacred monastery perched on a cliff face 900m above the valley floor. The balance of the day can be spend browsing shops in town, or enjoying the spa around the lodge.

(overnight: Uma Resort in Paro)

 

 

 

 



DAY 6: DEPARTURE

Early morning transfer to airport.

 

 

 

 


 

 


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A great trip, thank you. Also appreciated Bishnu, our driver.

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