Punakha Dzong Excursion
Built in 1637, Punakha Dzong served as the seat of the government until the mid 20th century. Over the centuries it has suffered damage from several fires and flooding but still remains one of the most impressive dzongs in Bhutan.
Ura Tsechu Excursion
The Ura Tsechu is a five day festival which attracts local villagers. Held in the courtyard of the Ura Lhakhang, the festival involves the same masked dancers and songs as the Thimpu and Paro festivals as well as the Yak Dance.
Tiger's Nest Monastery & Drukgyel Dzong
The Tiger's Nest Monastery is possibly the most famous in Bhutan, having been founded in the late 1600's, and perched on a high rocky ledge 900m above the valley floor allegedly at a place where Guru Rinpoche rested, travelling on a flying tiger.
Ura & Flaming Lake
Visit Ura village, lying in the highest of Bumthang's valleys, at around 3100m. Ura leads into the easternmost regions of Bhutan and is located immediately below the Thrumshing La (pass) at 3800m.
Visit to the Weekend Market at Thimpu
People from surrounding villages start arriving on Friday evening and come to buy and sell produce, ranging from dried chillies and yak butter to textiles and bamboo products.
Trongsa Dzong & Ta Dzong
In Trongsa by far the most impressive place to visit is Trongsa Dzong. The Dzong is one of the largest in Bhutan and is a fine example of Bhutanese architecture.