Yana Special Tours
YANA Special Tours: HIKE Bhutan
Itinerary 1st Week
Itinerary 2nd Week
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Week 1
Day 1
The flight to Paro is a befitting introduction to Bhutan - an untouched pristine wilderness. Upon arrival the representatives of YANA Travel will meet you and transfer to your Bhutanese home - traditionally styled hotel. Afternoon lunch visit the National Museum of Bhutan and Paro Dzong. Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2
Day Excursion to Taktshang Monastery literally known as Tiger's Nest. Lunch at the Taktshang Cafeteria. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3
Morning you will hike to Kila Goenpa - a nunnery. There are superb view on all directions - the Haa Valley, Taktshang Goenpa and the Paro valley. Lunch at hotel and after lunch you will drive to Thimphu - the capital of Bhutan. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4
After breakfast, you will visit the Textile Museum, Folk Heritage Museum, Institute for Zorig Chusum (Commonly known as Painting School) and National Library. Lunch in restaurant in town. After lunch you will drive north of Thimphu to hike to Tango Monastery - a college for learning higher Buddhist philosophy. Overnight at hotel.
Photos: Patty Pressley
Day 5
After breakfast you will visit Memorial Choten, Changangkha Lhakhang, Sangaygang viewpoint and Dupthob nunnery. Lunch in town. After lunch drive to Punakha, the ancient capital of Bhutan. On a clear day panoramic views of the eastern Himalayas can be had, including Bhutan's highest mountain, Mt. Gangkar Punsum (7550 m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 6
After breakfast you will visit the Punakha Dzong. Then you will hike to Khansum Yuelay Namgyal Choeten. The hike takes you through the terraced paddy fields. After lunch you will hike Chimi Lhakhang dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenlay. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7
Today is a long day drive to Trongsa but it is a journey you are not likely to forget. On route visit Wangdue Dzong built by Zhabdrung in 1638. Lunch will be served near the Chendebji Choeten. After lunch resume your journey to Trongsa. Overnight at hotel.
Photos: Patty Pressley
Itinerary 2nd Week
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