Bhutan Karma Trails

Druk-yul Photography Tour

11Nights / 12Days

Tour Route: Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue, Trongsa and Bumthang

May 1, 2018, Day 1: Arrive at Paro: Transfer to hotel and refresh you with some less polluted Bhutanese Air. After clearing through immigration, meet our guide abd driver.
Overnight at Tashi Namgay, Tenziling

Day 2: After breakfast, hike to Taktshang monastery, a splendid photo-op. Lunch at Cafeteria
Overnight at Tashi Namgay

Day 3: Paro – Thimphu(1hr) Photo shoot and sightseeing around Paro and Thimphu which includes Ringpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakang, Dungtse Lhakang,Trashichhoe Dzong, Statue of Buddha Doderma, Telecom tower with an charismatic view of Thimphu valley
Overnight at Peaceful Resort, Hotel Jumolhari

Day 4: Thimphu- Local archery tournaments,Tango and Chari, Simtokha, Zilukha nunnery, Ask your guide to arrange an appointment to do a photo shoot of Rituals and ceremony conducted by indigenous people.
Overnight at Jumolhari, Peaceful Resort

Day 5: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue(3-4hrs) Hongtsho Trashigang, the most scenic Dochu La Pass with arrays of Prayer flags all aound, the appealing 108 stupas, the temple dedicated to His Majesty the fifth Druk Gyalpo. Later visit the Palace of great happiness and Khuruthang goemba.
Overnight at Punatshang Chhu

Day 6: Wangdue – Trongsa(4-5hrs)Photo shoot across the valley of the Black Mountains, the stunning Rukubji village, Tshendebji chorten with the eye, Trongsa View-point
Overnight at Yangkhil Resort

Day 7: Trongsa – Bumthang(2hrs30min) Early morning drive to Kuenga Rabten Palace(2hrs)both tha ways.Today we’re likely to meet the Yak herders and the Yaks at Yotung La(3500m). Yathra weaving centre at Zhungney,
Ugyenling Hotel, Gongkhar Guest House

Day 8: Bumthang Valley; Start exploring the valley by visiting Jambay lhakang, Kurje and across the suspension bridge to Tamshing. Castle
Overnight at Gongkhar GH

Day 9: Bumthang – Ura (1hr30min) Drive to Ura village for a daylong photo excursion.
Overnight at Mt. Lodge

Day 10: Bumthang – Wangdue (6-7hrs) Prakhar temple and Tshendebji Chorten
Overnight at Merry Puensum

Day 11: Wangdue – Paro (4hrs) Nunnery and No-dog Temple
Overnight at Khangku Resort

Day 12: Depart