The Paro Chumphug Nye (sacred place) is a new pilgrimage package. It is located north-east of Paro valley. It was blessed and left as a sacred places with many hidden treasures by great Buddhist master, Guru Rinpoche. Later, the head abbot of Bhutan discovered this Nye and have built monastery. The statue of Dorjee Phagmo (Vajra Varahi) standing on air is the main statue and there are numerous sacred sites to explore around this sacred place.
4 day/ 5 night visit.
Day 01: Arrive Paro (2250m) – Thimphu (2300M) 65 Km, 1 hour.
Flying into Paro is one of the most spectacular flights one can experience. While descending into Paro valley, on a clear day sky you will be greeted by the world’s highest peaks, including Everest. As the flight gets closer to the only international airport in Bhutan, you will see the Paro Dzong (fortress) on the hillside overlooking Paro valley, with Ta Dzong, which now is the National Museum.
Upon your arrival our representative will receive you and drive to Thimphu, The capital of Bhutan, The first stop will allow you to view the magnificent Tacho Lhakhang, The hereditary place of worship for Bhutan’s Iron Bridge Builder. After the visit we drive further to reach Chuzom, the confluence of Paro Chu (River) and Wang Chu (Thimphu Chu), after crossing Chuzom we enter Thimphu valley.
After lunch visit Zilukha Anim Dratshang. It was built in 1976 by the 16th emanation of Thangtong Gyalpo, Drubthob Rikey Jadrel.
Day 02: Thimphu (2300m).
Today we begin our day by an early morning visit to the National memorial chorten. This is a Tibetan-style chorten built in 1974 in memory of the late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk who passed away in 1972. It is one of the most visible religious structures in town and for many people it is the focus of daily worship. after that we will Visit the Painting School, the Institute offers you a glimpse of novices learning 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. It is a hands-on trip for you.
We will have time to quickly visit the Bhutanese Paper factory. The art of handmade paper in Bhutan dates back to the 8th century, although usage was limited mainly to religious purposes. Today it is considered an important element in the preservation of Bhutan’s cultural heritage. The factory allows guests to view the paper making process and purchase gifts from their show room.
Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang): Another place from where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley is from the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang). It is again a short drive from the town. You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the largest statue in the country and then walk around and take a glimpse of the valley.
Towards evening we will visit Tashichhoe Dzong and have glimpse king Jigme’s Palace. The Dzong is popularly known as Thimphu Dzong or “the fortress of the glorious religion” it houses Bhutan’s administration, and the throne of His Majesty and other Government offices. It is also the summer residence of the Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot of Bhutan. Just below the dzong we can have a glimpse of King’s palace.
Day 03: Thimphu-Paro(1310m) 65 KM, 3hrs Drive.
The journey west takes us back to Paro valley following through Wang Chhu and Pa Chhu Rivers.
Paro Experiences: Paro Cultural Tour should always start with the visit to Kyichhu Lhakhang (oldest temple); Go back in time and history and visit the 7th century Kyichhu temple. As the name suggests, the temple is a reservoir of peace, where you will really feel at peace here.
Next to the temple is the house that is now turned into a museum dedicated to the late Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. One can come across photographs and other artefacts belonging to Rinpoche.
We will then stroll down to the Paro Dzong and take in the amazing architecture of this 17th century monument, a premier example of Bhutan”s architecture. Paro Dzong, built in 17th century to defend Paro from the Tibetan invasion, is also known as Rinpung Dzong, which means the ‘fortress on a heap of jewels’. This fine example of Bhutanese architecture now serves as a central monastic and administrative seat of the Paro district. From the Dzong, a leisurely walk back into Paro town crosses the scenic Nyamai zampa, a unique model of Bhutan”s traditional cantilever bridge.
Day 04: Paro (2250m) -Hike to Chumbhu Ney.
Most of the toursit that have visit Bhutan would have almost miss the Hike to Chumbhu Ney. the very unique feature of this trip is the very sight of the flying statue of VAJRA YOGINI ( DORJI PHAMO).The day start with a short drive to the based from where we will gradually start our walk. It is a beautiful walk along the side of PA CHU, with the scinic Beauty of nature. it is said that the whole way to Chumbhu ney is Bless by Guru Rinpoche and Dorji Palmo.After two our walk we will reach stupa from where we will see the monestry high up on the ridge, another one hour uphill walk will take us the to very monestary. As you reach the monestary feel the blessing for a mediation for while inside the monastery will reenergised you. After picnic lunch we will head back to paro valley once again.,
Day 05: Departures
After breakfast in the hotel drive to Paro airport in time to catch up your onward flight. Thank you and Tashi delek.