River dzongs & lhakhang
The itinerary varies slightly year to year depending on local festivals, water flow, and river access. This itinerary is typical but may deviate slightly in order to give you the best possible trip.
With this trip, you can explore the majestic Dzongs and Lhakhangs spread across the finest locations in the kingdom- offering dramatic landscapes and tranquil ambiance. You can navigate through the gorgeous valleys and follow the pristine rivers as you explore this place of wonders.
Originating from Himalayan Glaciers, Rivers in Bhutan is an important life-giving feature and is treated with utmost respect and reverence by the locals. A great variety of fauna can be found on the riverside and it is also popular for rafting and kayaking for those seeking adventure.
The myths and legends connected to the Dzongs, Lhakhangs, and the rivers make them extraordinary and revered. With this trip, you will also learn about the Bhutanese lives and beliefs and get a wholesome experience of Bhutan.
Quick Bhutanese translations: Chhu = river, La = pass, Dzong = monastery/fortress, Lhakhang = temples and Stupa/Chorten = shrine
Duration: 6 Nights/ 7 Days
Location:Thimphu- Dochu La- Punakha- Paro
Enjoy the dramatic landscapes and mountains of the kingdom
Explore Dzongs and Lhakhangs and learn about the myths and magic associated with it
Set out for River rafting in the untamed glacial rivers of Punakha
Discover the exquisite architecture of ancient Dzongs
Visit the medieval Tachog Lhakhang
Hike to the incredible Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Learn about the lives and beliefs of the Bhutanese people
Walk to the temple of Crazy Wisdom through the traditional village of Sopsokha
Sip hot coffee at high Mountain Pass (Dochu La 3,100 meters) while enjoying the panoramic view of the snow-capped mountain peaks.
Capture the meandering glacial river and verdant rice fields from Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten
Catch Thimphu valley view and the gigantic Buddha Statue from Kuenselphodrang
A Sustainable Tourism Royalty (SDF) to the Royal Government of Bhutan which goes towards the economic developmental works such as in the education, helath, road sectors, etc.,
Accommodations in 3- star properties. (Can be upgraded to 4 & 5-star with an additional Premium)
All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Certified English Speaking Bhutanese Guide.
All ground transportation
All internal taxes and charges including Entry Fees
Mineral Water while traveling
Complimentary from company:
Traditional Hot Stone Bath
Airfare (Can be arranged with us)
Any Expenses of Personal Nature