The tour begins in Paro, where you will visit the local market and historic Dzong (fortress). You will spend a full day exploring the pristine Haa valley before departing for Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu. Here you can learn about traditional Thangka painting and visit a 14th century temple. You can enjoy an easy hike through rice paddies and local villages around Punakha before continuing to Jakar, where you will hike out to the ancient Tharpaling Monastery and explore the magnificent temples nestled in the surrounding valley. You return to Punakha to visit a private temple for an audience with a Lama (High Priest), and learn the art of traditional Bhutanese Archery. You will then have the opportunity to hike to the spectacular ‘Tiger’s Nest Monastery’, from where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Paro valley. The tour ends in Paro
Indus Travels would like to reassure you that after booking your tour, should the USA/Canada government advise against all travel to your chosen destination, Indus Travels will offer a change of tour* to one of our other great destinations or a full refund for the tour*.
As always, your safety is our priority for Indus Travels! *Only for bookings made after 1 March 2020.