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While you have been to Shimla, Kashmir, Kerela and other sought after Indian travel destinations, there may be few places which are still hidden under the canopies. Bhutan is a place that may not be on the 'Frequently Visited Places in India" list, but people who have visited the place need no testimonials of Bhutan's tranquil halo. For those who haven't been on the land of pseudo Shangri-La, let us embark on a brief journey to this compact place.

Under the covers of rich history, spiritualism and ethnicity, Bhutan offers a stimulating combination of imposing mountains (often clad with snow), placid sceneries and pleasant weather. Bhutan is known by several names like Land of the Thunder Dragon, Shangri-La, Bootan and Druk Yul. Each name contributes to its features, making it mystical and enigmatic.
 
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Itinerary Details
Day 01 : Arrive Phuentsholing.
Arrive in Phuentsholing at night, our representative will escort you to the hotel. You'll be welcomed by our staff and a welcome drink will be served. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02 : Phuentsholing- Paro (175 km, 6 hours).
Phuentsholing is the gateway of Bhutan for overland travelers. It only a prelude and you will find mixture of Bhutanese and Indian people around. It is a very colorful and crowded place as you値l witness the place is a center of mingling people, languages and costumes, you値l be guided to a garden of tropical plants and flowers on the low hill known as Kharbandi. From there you値l have a bird eye view of the town and surrounding plains. Next destination will be the Amo Chu, commonly known as torso river, which is favorite hunting ground for the fishermen and picnickers. Being on the Indian border, the town has a great selection of Indian restaurants. So you can find varieties of food to titillate your taste buds. From Phuentsholing, the road curves north over the southern foothills, through lush green forested valleys and around the rugged north-south ridges of the inner Himalayas to the central valleys of Thimphu and Paro. There you値l see Bhutan痴 one and only crocodile farm. It is a scenic journey; forests decorated with orchids cover the mountains on either side. The real scenic beauty will be felt in Paro, which is around 175 km from Phuentsholing. Beautiful monasteries, temples and palaces has embellished the valley those has never failed to allure visitors, however the stark silence sometimes amaze travelers. Overnight stay at the hotel and enjoy the traditional Bhutanese cuisines.
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Day 03 : Paro- Trek to Jele Dzong,.
After breakfast prepare your luggage and necessary items as we値l move for overnight stay at camps. This is a moderate trek, which leads from Thimpu to Paro, crossing the chain of beautiful mountains that separate the two valleys. Along the route there are wonderful lakes swarming with fish and the area is famous for its spectacular rhododendron forests. In a clear weather of late autumn and winter there are great views of the Himalayas making this a popular trail for visitors. From there we will drive to Ta-Dzong, formerly a watch-tower, now a national museum housing some of the best paintings and artifacts of the region. If you wish you can spend sometimes on the silent river bank. From there you値l visit Taktsang Monastery, one of the holiest in Bhutan is perched high up on a cliff in the valley and can be seen on the way to Drugyel Dzong. We follow the left hand trail, climbing steeply to our camping place just below Jele Dzong. Above the camp is Jele La pass (3490m) and Jele Dzong that is mostly in ruins. (4 to 5 hours walking). After a stern day, night will be fully dedicated for fun. A bonfire will be arranged and drink flows. There you will find tourists from other countries so it will be a enjoyable night overall. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04 : Jele Dzong- Jangchu Lakha
After breakfast time to explore the Jele Dzong. We will walk with a climb through thick rhododendron forest to cross the Jele La (3490m) and onto a saddle at 3590 meters. You may see yak herders and there are fascinating views of Chomolhari and other snow-capped peaks but that all depend on the climate, mainly Bhutan is the land of rain, June to September is the prime time for the monsoon. Therefore, it's all about your luck to relish the valley in its true color. You may also see and hear the beautiful Monal pheasant. Our camp is a yak herder痴 camp that is 3 to 4 hours walking distance. Overnight camp.

Day 05 : Jangchu Lakha Jimilangtsho (Trekking continues)
Bhutan TrekkingAfter breakfast leave our camp, the track will be much tough as it will climb steeply to the Jangchu La (4180m). If you壇 fortunate to find a clear sky, view of mountains and lush green valley is simply marvelous. The pictureque Jitchu Drake (6989m), which represent the protective deity of Paro will must see. Descending from the pass we arrive at our camp beside the Jimilangtsho lakes (3880m), which is an isolated lake and famous for their giant sized trout. There are stunning views of Gangkar Puensum (7497m), Bhutan痴 highest mountain. (4 to 5 hours walking). Overnight camp

Day 06 : Jimilangtsho- Phajoding
After having breakfast prepare yourself for a longer trekking day. The trail will take you through dwarf rhododendron trees and passes the lake of Janetsho where there is another yak herder痴 camp. Now,you値l have to climb through steep road across the coniferous forests that will take whopping 7 hours time to up. We continue gaining height before reaching the Phume La (4210m). Here the pass is decorated with many colourful prayer flags. If the weather is clear you値l have some clear views of the Bhutanese mountains including Gangkar Puensum, the highest unclimbed mountain in the world. We begin our descent to the Thimpu valley, passing the Thujidrag Gompa (monastery), a meditation centre which clings to the side of a rock face. We continue our descent through juniper trees to arrive at camp near the Phajoding Gompa (3870m). Phajoding monastery is located at an altitude of 3,700 meters, a commanding height to get a bird eye view of whole Thimpu valley. There are several retreats and small temples spread around the monasteries. It will take much of your energy so return back to your hotel . Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07 : Thimpu
Get A Free Quote Morning at your leisure. Thimpu- capital of Bhutan, is a shopper痴 paradise for the tourists. One of the local speciality are the traditional clothes, also you can browse different items like hand-woven fabrics, carved masks, religious thangkas woven baskets, handmade paper and finely 膨rafted metal objects at different roadside shops. You can buy masks and handicraft at local market in a much cheaper rate than shops. Bhutanese people are simple and honest so you don稚 have to bargain hard. While shopping always remember buying and selling of antiques are strictly forbidden in the valley. For lunch you can find variety of food in different restaurant. Bhutanese affinities for Yak meat is well known, but they also relish a completely vegetarian dish made of humble cheese and chilli. After satisfying your shopping spree, you値l be guided to Tashichhodzong (fortress of glorious religion) and Simtokha Dzong, the first fortress that is around 4 miles drive from Thimpu town, situated on a lofty ridge and now become the educational institute of Buddhist studies. From there you値l be taken to national library, which is a vast collection of ancient manuscripts and heritage building that also an attraction for the travelers. In the museum you will see living farmhouse of 19th century depicting the harmonius living style of Bhutanese family with the domestic animals in the premises. If time permits visit other places like traditional painting schools and traditional medicine institute. Overnight stay at hotel and enjoy another round of 蘇ot Bhutanese cuisines.

Day 08 : Thimpu- Punnaka
After breakfast ready to explore 殿ngler痴 paradise that is Punnaka, which is also a jumping and ending of many tracks. It痴 3 hours drive from Thimpu and the drive over the Himalayas at Dochula pass at 10,500 feet is spectacular sightseeing. In addition to that mild and soothing climate will make your journey m more stirring . Punnaka is one of the most fertile valley and once was the capital of Bhutan. Couple of spots are particularly allure majority of tourists. One is chime Lakhang located on the hillls among the rice fields is the pilgrimage of childless couples. You can sense a deadly silence in the monasteries, which tranquil your mind. If you wish you can walk to nearby villages and experience the rural life of Bhutan. From the you値l taken to Punnaka Dzong,which is a classical example of Bhutanese architecture. It has embalmed body of founder of Bhutan and sacred artifacts. From there you値l be driven hour's drive to wind swept town , Wangduephodrang. From Punakha along the Punak Chu river and on the way to Trongsa. Wangdiphodrang Dzong is located on the merging of Punak Chu and Dang Chu rivers. In evening return back to Thimpu.

Day 09 : Thimpu en route to next destination