HOME STAY TOUR (9 Nights 10 Days)

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Day 01: Arrival at International Airport in Paro Bhutan

On your arrival you will be received by the Guide from Bhutan Dendrobium Tour and Trek(BDTT). And then visit to National Museum (known as Ta Dzong since it has been turned into National Museum, was the watch tower of Paro Dzong in 17thcentury). Paro Dzong (also known as Rinpung Dzong is the venue for the annual ParoTsechu festival held every spring).After the visit, Lunch in Paro town and then travel to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. On reaching Thimphu, check in hotel.Towards the evening visit Tashichho dzong (the fortress of the glorious religion, the throne room of His Majesty the King, the main secretariat building and the central monk body). Over Night at   f arm house in Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu-same farm house works with farmers

Breakfast in farm house and after Breakfast, work with farmers at paddy field or other works if any).Over Night at some farm house in Thimphu.

Day03: Thimphu-same farm house works with farmers

Breakfast in farm house and after Breakfast.Continue with same work at same place or it can also be some other places in Thimphu with farmers. Over Night at some farm house in Thimphu.

Day 04: Thimphu-same farm house works with farmers

Breakfast in farm house and after Breakfast.Continue with same work at same place or it can also be some other places in Thimphu with farmers. Over Night at some farm house in Thimphu.

Day 05: Thimphu-Tango Monastery

Breakfast in hotel and visit Tango (The word Tango literally means horse head and is derived from the deity Tandin (Hayagriva) that features the head of a horse. The present day monastery was built in 1689 by Gyalsay Tenzin Rabgyal. Following the trail, the walk uphill takes about 40 minutes to reach the monastery.). Cheri (it was established in 1620, by ZhabdrungNgawangNamgyal, the founder of the Bhutanese state.The monastery, which is now a major teaching and retreat center of the Southern Drukpa Kagyu order. Following the trail, the walk up hill takes about 30 minutes to reach the monastery.). And drive back to town and lunch in town. After lunch visit Centenary Farmers Market (Most of the Thimphu’s population and many valley dwellers converge on the bustling weekend market, held by the side of Wangchu River. A wide range of food stuffs and local arts and crafts are sold at the market, which runs from Friday afternoon till Sunday evening. A visit to the market provides great photo opportunities, as well as the chance to mingle with local people and perhaps buy souvenirs. And then Visit Handicrafts Shops( A wide assortment of colorful, hand woven textiles and other craft products is available for purchase at the government-run Handicrafts Emporium and many smaller handicrafts shops around the town.) Over Night at THIMPHU.

Day 06: Thimphu sightseeing-Punakha

Breakfast in hotel and visit Memorial Chorten (the stupa was built in 1974 in memory of the late His Majesty the King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck),and visit Buddha point,from  there you will fine magnificent view of Thimphu town.After that visit Changangkha Lhakhang, (the Drukpa Kagyu monastery on the hill top of Thimphu town). And then round hike to WangdiTse Temple (built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel in 1567) is about 1hour from the car point, on the way visit Takin Preserve at Motithang. Lunch in Town and travel to Punakha is about 3 hours from Thimphu via Dochula pass at 3150m; one can have a magnificent view of Eastern Himalayas on the clear weather from the pass. Further down hill drive from the pass will take you to the warm and humid valley of Punakha.On the way hike to Chhimi Lhakhang (the monastery of fertility). Over Night at PUNAKHA.

 Day 07: Punahka- Sightseeing

Breakfast in hotel and drive till the Hike point of KhamsumYuelley Namgyal Chorten it is perched high on a hill on the opposite bank of the river. It takes 8km from Punakha town till Hiking Point). Take pack lunch or lunch in town. And then after that visit Punakha dzong (majestically located at the junction of the two rivers – Pho chu and Mo chu, meaning male and female river, it was built in 1637AD, and was the capital of Bhutan since 1955 AD). Toward the evening stroll in khuruthang town.Over Night at PUNAKHA.

Day 08: Punakha-Paro Sightseeing

Breakfast in hotel and drive to Sangchen chokor Monstery in paro.(It takes 50minutes drive from Paro town. From there we can see the beautiful view of the Paro town.) then visit Dumtse lhakhang (The unusual and circular lhakhang, reminiscent of the Shana, or the black hat worn by the Bhutanese Black Hat dancers was, built by the great Builder of iron chain bridges,Drupthob Thangtong Gyalpo). Then lunch in town. After lunch visit Nishioka Chorten,(the stupa built in memory of late Dasho Nishioka, a Japanese citizen who had served in the service of agriculture for 28 years in Bhutan),on the way stop at the Bondey village for the view of Paddy field (TANADA).  Over Night at PARO.

Day 09: Paro Taktshang Hike

Breakfast in hotel and drive till the hiking point of Taktshang monastery (the monastery perched on the side of a cliff at a height of 900 meters above the Paro valley), round trip hike to Taktshang monastery which is about 3-4 hours from the car point. Lunch at the cafeteria (view point).After lunch visit Drugyel dzong (the fortress in ruins built in commemoration over Tibetan invasion in 17th century). And then drive back via same route and then visit Kichu lhakhang (one of the oldest temple in Bhutan, which dates back to 7th century before Buddhism came to Bhutan). Towards evening stroll in and around the town for last shopping in Bhutan Overnight at PARO.

Day 10: Departure

Breakfast in hotel and drive to airport for the flight to the next destination.See off by the guide and driver from Bhutan Dendrobium Tour and Trek.