If you want to have an in-depth trip to Central Bhutan, you can spend 5 more days visiting more beautiful valleys and attractions.
Day 1 ~ 2 Paro Thimphu Trip
Enjoy a Paro Thimphu tour by visitng Paro Dzong, National Museum, National Memorial Chorten etc.
Day 3 Punakha Trip & Driving to Fhubjikha
After visiting splendid Punakha Dzong, drive to Phojikha Valley. In this bow-shaped glacial valley, you get an opportunity to see many highland animals. Pay a visit to Gangtey Goempa on a forested hill, and you will get an overlooking view of the whole valley.
Day 4 Phobjikha to Trongsa
You destination of this day is Trongsa, the historical and geographical hear of the kingdom of Bhutan.
Day 5 Trongsa to Bumthang
Your journey starts with a visit to Trongsa Dong, with an important strategic location and a long history of over 500 years. In the 23 Lhakhangs of Trongsa Dzong, you can appreciate the delicate designs and fine decorations. Then walk to Royal Heritage Museum which once was the watchtower of Trongsa Dzong. Here you can enjoy many collections related with the royal families. After the sightseeing, continue your driving to Bumthang. On the road, you will pass through Yotong La Pass with a Buddhist stupa and many prayer flags.
Day 6 Bumthang to Wangdu Phodrang
Firstly, go to Jampery Lhakhang, an old monastery built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in 659. There are many statues of Buddhas and elegant murals in the monastery. Next, drive to Wangdu Phodrang.
Day 7 Wangdu Phodrang to Paro
Get up early to visit Wangdu Phodrang Dzong and get a commanding view of the valleys. After that, drive back to Paro via Dochula Pass again.
Day 8 ~ 9 Trip to Taktsang Monastery & Departure
Spend a full day touring famous Taktsang Monastery on Day 8 and Day 9 is free until you catch your international flight to leave.
★ 9 Days Bhutan In-depth Tour