Rhododendrons, belonging to the family Ericaceae are flowers known and celebrated all over the world for its beauty and colours. Botanists say that the family appeared about 68 millions years back. The first evidence of Rhododendrons dates back 50 million years where scientists discovered fossilized leaf imprints of Rhododendrons from Alaska.
Itinerary at a glance
Day 1: Arrive at Paro – Chelela Pass– Paro
Day 2: Paro – Punakha / Wangduephodrang
Day 3: Wangdue to Phobjikha
Day 4: Phobjikha to Bumthang.
Day 5: Bumthang to Thrimshingla
Day 6: Thrimshingla Camp to Bumthang
Day 7: Halt at Bumthang
Day 8: Bumthang to Thimphu
Day 9: Thimphu halt
Day 10: Thimphu – Paro – Departure