It is probably the last
county on the earth where modernization
hasn't devalued social and cultural
life. It is easy to appreciate the
government of Bhutan's decision to limit
tourism to a few thousand visitors a
year. This itinerary is ablend of
This trip covers
Thimpu-the capital city of Bhutan, Paro,
Punakha-the old capital of Bhutan,
Wangdiphrodang and Phubjika. Phubjika is
the winter home the rare black-necked
cranes that fly over from Tibet.
Phubjika has one of the only two Ngimgma
monasteries of Bhutan...
Apart from Paro and
Thimpu valleys, you will visit Punakha
and Wangdiphodrang. Punakha is the old
capital of Bhutan and has temperate
climate almost all year round. You will
visit the Punakha Dzong-the winter home
of monastic community...
For 2 hours drive along
the highway to east and then after the
village of Nobbing, you will approach
the diversion road to Phubjika valley (
one hour). Visit the Gangtey Gompa, an
old monastery set atop a hill
overlooking the valley. Phubjika is one
of few glacial valleys, very wide...