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Punakha Domchoe Tour is a festival and sightseeing tour so there isn’t any long hours of walking. We do visit many monasteries, Museums and night markets therefore we do some walking. We also travel by transport over high altitudes which could cause symptoms of altitude sickness that will generally disappear once we descend. A basic level of fitness is required for this tour.
Punakha Tsechu festival is a typical mask dance, which is more colorful and exciting. Punakha Dromchoe is eight days long festival that is devoted to goddess Mahakala.
Punakha festival is a typical mask dance, which is more colorful and exciting. Punakha Dromchoe is eight days long festival that is devoted to goddess Mahakala. It is hosting in dramatic recreation of the scene from the 17th century battle with Tibetan Army. The local militiamen wear traditional battle gear and reenact the scene. The victory escorted in a period of newfound internal peace.
During the tour you will visit Punakha (1800m), Thimpu and Paro (2400m). The Dzongs, Museums, Temples, farmhouse are the main places to visit in Paro and Thimpu. Excursion to Taktsang Monastery is worth-full hiking, which is admired religious place of Paro.
The Druk Air, a national airline of Bhutan takes you in Paro. Cool, clean and fresh air is the first present of Bhutan when you step out from the plane. Afterward clearing the VISA control and customs you will be welcomed by our airport representative and take you to the hotel. Once check in the hotel you will visit some place of Paro such as Ta Dzong (national Museum) and Paro Rimpung Dzong on the way to cross the Cantilever Bridge (Built in 16th Century).
After breakfast drive to Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan. During the day you will visit National Library, where you can see the collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts that are also known as Painting School. Folk Heritage Museum, which holds Bhutanese culture, materials. The National Memorial Chorten, Trashichho dzong, and Bhutanese Handicrafts exhibiting are the attraction of the day.
Today you are going to visit Punakha, which is an ancient capital of Bhutan. The road to Punakha is ascent steeply through the forest and pass the Dochula Pass (3050m). This pass always offers you a perfect panoramic view of Himalayan mountain ranges. After having short tea break you will decent to Punakha Valley, along with the hairpin turn to the valley and continue to the hotel. Afterward the lunch you move to visit Punakha Dzong, located between Mo Chu and Pho Chu rivers.
Enjoy the festival of Punakha Domchoe.
You will back to Paro by following the same route.
Sightseeing once again in Paro.
Today you will hike up to the Taktsang Monastery a dramatic Tiger Nest built in 1600; incredible monastery grips to the edge of a sheer rock cliff that plunges 900m. According to the history, a Guru called Padma Sambhava landed here on the back of flying tiger to meditate. He had meditated there for three months and established Buddhism.
After breakfast our airport representative will drop you to the Paro International Airport for your flight departure.
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This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Annapurna Base Camp. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult