Sightseeing includes visit to the National Library, Memorial Chorten, Zelukha Nunnery and Handicraft Emporium.
The drive to Tashithang takes five hours and passes over Dochula Pass where one gets a panoramic view of the Himalayas. Drive to Punakha and visit Punakha Dzong. Drive to Tashithang. Overnight in camp.
The Thashithang - Geon Damji trail goes through the high agriculture benches above the Mo Chu (Mo Chu means female river) into a lush semi-tropical gorge filled with banana trees. Overnight in camp. Altitude. 7,480ft / 2,280m. Distance - 15 Km.
The Geon Damji - Gasa Hot Spring trail runs through the villages, fields, oak and pine forests. Overnight in camp. Altitude.7,710 ft / 2,350m. Distance 15 Km.
Visit the Gasa Hot Spring (Tshachu). Relax. In the forests near the Hot Spring, one can see the Takin, Bhutan’s national animal, as well as many other species of birds and animals. Overnight in camp. After short climb from Gasa hot spring the trail winds through hillsides and villages. Overnight in camp at Geon Damji.
The Geon Damji - Thashithang - Wangdue Phodrang trail descends from the high agriculture benches above the river into a lush semi-tropical gorge filled with banana trees, creepers and an occasional Takin can be seen. Your transportation will be there to receive you at Trashithang. Drive to Wangdue. Overnight at Hotel.
Visit Wangdue town. Drive to Punakha and view the unique Punakha Dzong. The Drive to Paro takes about 4 hours via Dochula pass. Visit the Drugyel Dzong. On a clear day one can get glimpse of Mount Chhomolhari - Mountain of Goddess (24,000ft). Visit Ta Dzong, the watchtower that houses the National Museum and see also a traditional wooden bridge. Evening stroll around Paro town.
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