RKPO Green Resort sits in the heart of the verdant and lush Punakha Valley. Flanked by thick pine forests, it overlooks the Punakha valley and hundreds of paddy fields that stair-step down to the valley floor. It is surrounded by plentiful walking and trekking trails. From RKPO Resort, it is just a five-minute trek down to the mountain to the magnificent Chimmi lhakhang;the temple of the divine mad man( dharma yogi), which houses one of the amazing statues of the divine mad man) in the country. It is entirely the handiwork of local Bhutanese artisans. The temple is also a centre of higher learning and meditation for monks. RKPO marries contemporary design with this Himalayan Kingdom’s ancient and alluring ways. At the core of the RKPO philosophy lies the sense of simplicity and peace that permeates everything about Bhutan.
The RKPO Green Resort is conveniently located between two dzongkhags (districts) namely, Punakha and Wangduephodrang. The RKPO Green Resort is built within 87,123 square feet and the campus is well secured. The resort’s facade reflects traditional Bhutanese architecture, while the spacious, stunningly furnished and elegantly decorated rooms with modern assessories, assure a world-class facility to contend the stay.
The resort provides a beautiful view of Chimi Lhakhang(Temple of fertility) of Lama Drukpa Kuenley (The Divine Mad Man). The history narrates about the Divine Mad Man subduing the demon that came to plague the area in the form of a dog. The temple is built in his honour symbolizing the victory of good over evil. The temple is now known to bless couples who are impotent. Couples far and wide, within country and foreigners come to receive the blessing. The resort is within walking distance from the temple and facilitates marriages as well. The arrangement for marriages can be catered from the resort.