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Operating throughout Bhutan from our offices located in the heart of Thimphu, Bhutan Calling Tours & Treks, licensed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan, specializes in designing itineraries for Trekking tours, Cultural tours, Festival tours, Rafting, Kayaking, Biking. We are here to help you with all aspects of your vacation. Whether you are an independent traveller, travelling with children or looking for a group tour, Bhutan Calling Tours & Treks has the solution for you.

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Paro Festival (8 days)

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Day 1: Arrival at Paro Airport

The Flight into Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. Your Bhutanese escort from Bhutan Calling Tours and Treks, will greet you on arrival, and then transfer to your hotel. Afternoon visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest monasteries in the country built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo. The story goes that giant demonesses lay across the whole area of Tibet and the Himalayas and was preventing the spread of Buddhism. Evening explore tiny Paro town. Overnight at Paro.

Day 2: Paro Festival (20th – 24th March, 2016)

Whole day attend the annual Paro Tshechu (festival), Bhutan’s largest and most resplendent festival. Masked dancers perform ritualized reenactments of mythical struggles between good and evil forces. Accompanied by Tibetan musicians and the antics of the sacred clowns (atsaras), the Tshechu is a fascinating visual and cultural spectacle unique to Bhutan. Overnight at Paro.

Day 3: Paro Festival

Morning we will visit the festival and in the afternoon drive north end of Paro valley and hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery, hangs on a cliff and stands above an enchanting forest of blue pines and rhododendrons. This is the place where Guru Rinpoche brought Buddhism into Bhutan, arriving on the back of a tigress. The view of the Paro valley from here on is breathtaking, and the atmosphere very holy, a place where every Bhutanese will want to come at least once in his/her life. Evening relax at your hotel.

Day 4: Paro to Thimphu (65 km, 1 hr. drive)

Morning drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Visit at Bhutan Post Office Headquarters to get personalized Bhutanese postage stamps with your photo of them. You can bring along your favorite photo to put on the stamps and put these stamps on your postcard to send to your family and friends. Lunch at the folk heritage will give the opportunity to the guest to capture the traditional Bhutanese cuisine, freshly cooked and served and near the restaurant you can see the Folk Heritage Museum which gives you a glimpse of the traditional Bhutanese lifestyle, in addition to artifacts from rural households; it also displays an impressive collection of typical household objects, tools and equipment. The museum also organizes regular demonstrations of rural traditions, skills, habits and customs as well as hosting educational programs for children.

Visit Buddha Dordenma, a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue build in the mountains of Thimphu (Kuensel Phodrang facing Thimphu Valley). It is 6 km drive from Thimphu Town. You can also see the view of plantation of 49,672 sapling which Bhutan sets Guinness world record.

At evening you can visit craft bazaar (market) is a row of bamboo thatch huts along the main street in Thimphu, and has about 80 stalls, exhibiting the finest, genuine indigenous products, from purely traditional to a mixture of modern crafts. Overnight at Thimphu.

Day 5: Thimphu to Punakha (70 km, 2.5 hrs. drive)

Morning visit the traditional Hand Made Paper Mill, School of Arts and Crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan, National Library and the Traditional Institute of Medicine. After lunch in the town, Drive to Punakha via dochula pass. You can see the 108 Chorten built by Queen Mother to honor the Bhutanese soldiers who were killed when fighting the Indian rebels in 2003. Every traveler, both international and the local Bhutanese people stop by at Dochula Pass just to breathe in the cool mountain air and greedily be immersed in the view for a few minutes out of the busy life and schedule. Dochula pass has fabulous views of some of the most beautiful and spectacular Himalayan Mountains such as the Masan gang, Table Mountain, Tiger Mountain and others. Overnight at Punakha.

Day 6: Punakha Sightseeing

After breakfast visit at Punakha Dzong (fortress) where the king was married in October 2011. It lies at the confluence of two rivers and is the most beautiful Dzong in Bhutan. Built in 1637 by the Shabdrung, the ‘Unifier of Bhutan’, and Punakha Dzong is situated at the confluence of the Mo Chu and Pho Chu (Mother and Father Rivers). Then visit Chimi Lhakhang, the Temple of fertility. Built by the Buddhist saint Lam Drukpa Kuenley popularly known as the 'Divine Madman, the Lhakhang is famous for its fertility wish grants to childless couples. Not only Bhutanese but even foreigners who heard of it come specifically to visit Chime Lhakhang to pray to Lam Drukpa Kuenley for a child. And of course a couple genuinely praying and wishing are blessed with children. After lunch could relax in the balcony of the hotel to enjoy the view and the nature. Evening we will go for walk at tiny town of the Punakha.

Day 7: Punakha to Paro (165 km, 3.5 hrs. drive)

Morning drive back to Paro. After lunch visit at the 200 year old Watch Tower which was renovated and converted into National Museum in1968.  It has a unique character and beautiful panoramic views over Paro Valley. It houses a fine collection of national costumes and fabrics, gallery of thangkas, an impressive stamp gallery with three dimensional and CD stamps issued as early as 1960 that are remarkable and other galleries showcasing armor and silverware with the handsome Royal tea pots. On the top floor there is a four sided temple complex depicting the history of Buddhism and its propagation.  At Evening traditional hot stone bath which releases key minerals to relieve aches.

Day 8: Departure

Today we will drive to Paro international Airport to catch the flight to your next destination. Our guide and driver will bid you farewell and we wish you a safe and pleasant journey back home and hope to see you again in Bhutan.

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