2 N 3 Days Cultural /Cycling /Hiking in Wangduephodrang
Travel like a local to the local areas of Wangdue and Punakha from One Place. Avoid Packing and Un-Packing Hassle!!
At BTN 14,200 Twin Sharing Basis
Highlights of this Tour
Avoid packing and unpacking your luggage, explore seamlessly Wangdue and Punakha with our tailor made guided tour
Excursion of Wangdue and Punakha Valleys by car or (and) bi-cycle
Visit community based Nezergang monastery and Neyshigeykha village and discover the rural life like a local
Picnic Lunch, Tea and coffee on the go
Follow us to view the experiences in real time
Our Package Include:
We Can Help you with...
Visa Processing Assistance (VISA fee Apply)
Airport Transfers (Additional Cost Apply)
Flight Reservation Assistance
Connect you with Public and Taxi Transport
2 Nights Stay at Wangdue Ecolodge
Customized & Tailor made Tour Program
Picnic lunch enroute, Farm house dining Experiences
Dedicated SUV Car with Tourist Licensed Driver
All Meals, Tea, Coffee and Snacks
English Speaking trained Biking Guide throughout the Trip (Optional and at an added cost
This is full two days program where you will enjoy the drive along the Wangdue and Punakha Valleys, walk around few villages and visit small community based monasteries. Dine with the locals and discover the way of Bhutanese rural life, get on the bike and enjoy the stunning view of Wangduephodrang and Punakha Fortresses, get blown by the famous Wangdue wind on a hot biking summer and enjoy the picnic lunch when ever and where ever you want!
Detail Itinerary Program
Pick up from Aiprort/Thimphu Hotel
*we will arrange the pick and drop at your destination at added cost
*airport transfers can also be arranged at added cost
Dochu La Pass
Our SUV car with driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel in Paro, Thimphu or Paro International Airport. From airport, its 1.5 hours drive until Thimphu and 2.5 hours drive from thimphu till Wangdue. You will visit the attractions of Paro in the latter stage of your tour program in Bhutan
En-route you will visit Dochula Pass, the highest point on this highway. There are 108 small stupa sorrounding the main sacred stupa from which you can enjoy the 360 degree view of Himalayan ranges that included Gangkar Puensum, Gangchen Tag, Table mountain etc...This is also the place where Druk Wangyel Festival is held in Winter every year.
Picnic Lunch at Royal Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden, Lamperi
Lamperi Botanical Garden is a small quaint Botanical Garden that froms the biological corridor between Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park and Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Park. Rhododendron Festival is held here at the park every spring when Rhododedrons bloom. You will find 46 species of Rhododendrons on site and if you are a nature lover you can enjoy
1. Rhododendron walk (1 km),
2. Serchu Nature Trail (1 kilometre (0.62 mi)),
3. Dochula Nature Trail (1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi));
3. Lumitsawa Ancient Trail (4.7 kilometres (2.9 mi)),
4. Lungchu Tshey Pilgrimage (3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi)), and the
5. Thadana Jungle Walk (125 kilometres (78 mi)).
Snack, Tea and Coffee
Drive to Ecolodge
One popular attraction enroute to Wangdue is Chimmi Lhakhang, as you descend down from Dochula Pass towards Wangdue. The region is blessed by the visit of Lam Drukpa Kuenley who later then married a woman from the region. Lam Drukpa Kuenley also known as the Divine Mad Man has some carzy way of teaching and enlightening the sentients some of which you can actually see at Chimmi Lhakhang
On the way to Ecolodge, somewhere by the river side or Hilltop
You will drive on to Wangdue Ecolodge located below Rubesa Gewog Center, near the Wangduephodrang Windmill, opposite to Wangduephodrang Fortress. Check out the sign board on the way or otherwise, follow the map on the given link
Check in our Deluxe room. All rooms have view of Wangduephoodrang Fortress, Himalayan Mountains, Punatsangchu River and quaint little Ngashigaykha Village in the middle of lush green rice field
Lunch or Dinner will be served from our family type open kitchen cooked by our trained chef and Kitchen Staff
Snack, Tea and Coffee
Breakfast Menu on your demand
From the parking lot, start on the rough road, climb up until Nezergang Monastery. The road is paved and smooth from half way till the end.
Our staff will wait on the hill top with ready made tea, coffee and snacks. Relax and enjoy the scene overlooking Wangduephodrang Fortress, Wangdue and Punakha Valley
Visit Radak Lhakhang and get the blessings. The native get belssings for new born, and seek help if you are on a mission or to a competition
Get inspired by the majestic and spectacular Wangduephodrang Fortress. Its huge and houses the office of the mayor of the district, other civil servants and the central monastic body
Pinic Lunch by the Punatsangchu river. Punatsangchu river is considered as one the 23 Important Bird Area (IBA). So enjoy your picnic lunch by the riverside and bird watching along the valley
Cross the Punatsanchu river, climb up towards windmill and experience the famous wind of Wangduephodrang
Dinner at Wangdue Ecolodge
Your last night at Wangdue Ecolodge
Breakfast and on to your next destination.
Your vacation with us ends here. However, if you want to explore Punakha Valleys, visit 3 Nights 4 Days Bhutan Tour