Bhutan is the last remaining Buddhist Kingdom, hidden on the rooftop of the world in the eastern Himalayas between Tibet and India. Isolated, charming, peaceful and devout, the Bhutanese people live in the rarified atmosphere of contentment. Their love of life is reflected in their culture and customs. A visit to Bhutan will bring an understanding of why this beautiful country has remained one of the Indian sub Continent’s deepest mysteries. Greaves has designed a tour that journeys through the mountains and valleys while staying at the luxurious Taj Tashi, Uma Paro and Aman hotels. Visits to the monasteries, walks through the valleys, hikes through the terraced hillsides and picnics on the river banks will make this a vacation like no other.
Explore this colourful city on a full day tour, visiting the various museums, textiles and arts centers. Evening visit Tashichhodzong situated on the banks of Wang Chu home of the National Assembly and popular summer retreat.
While on the way to Punakha visit the high mountain pass of Dochu La and on to the Phobjika Valley. Sights on the way include one of Bhutan’s first fortress monasteries, the 17th century Simtokha Dzong, and ancient wall paintings at the Hongtsho Goemba monastery. The journey continues over the 3,050m mountain pass where on a clear day, towering Himalayan peaks are clearly visible (approximately 03 hours drive.
Visit beautiful hike from the Punakha Lodge along the Mo Chhu thru terraces of rice, chillies and cabbage, taking you to the Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten, a monument recently built by the four queens of Bhutan. Heading back down the valley stop to view the stunning Punakha Dzong and perhaps take a picnic lunch on the banks of the river or in a secret village high above the valley floor.
aro city visiting Zurig Dzong, Rinpung Dzong, Ta Dzong and Paro market. Taktsang Walk, Drukgyel Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang
Visit Old & New Delhi, Raj Ghat The Memorial of Father of Nation – Mahatma Gandhi, Red Fort, India gate, Presidents House, Humayun’s Tomb & Qutab Minar.