Bhutan Delight 3
06 Nights – 07 Days
Day 01: NJP Rly Station/IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (152 Kms – 3H 37Min)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station/IXB Airport and transfer to Phuentsholing – The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India.It is a thriving commercial center on the northern edge of the Indian Plains.On arrival check in at the hotel.
Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (165 Kms – 4H 34Min)
After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan.On arrival check in at the hotel.In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion).
Day 03: Thimphu
After breakfast visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang,National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum.Afternoon visit Sangaygang View Point,Changangkha Monastery,Taking Preserve Centre,The talking national animal of Bhutan can be seen here Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion).
Day 04: Thimphu – Dochu – La- Pass – Punakha/Wangdue (71.6 Kms – 1H 54Min)
After breakfast drive to Punakha/Wangdue,on the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.).to view the higher Himalayas.Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Punakha Dzong – built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.For many years until the time of the second king it served as the seat of the Government.The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness).Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952.After that take a short excursion trip to visit the Chhimi Lhakhang – The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility” was built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley,“The Devine Mad Man”.Evening free for leisure.
Day 05: Punakha/Wangdue – Paro (113 Kms – 2H 52Min)
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.).On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park – The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species.On arrival check in at the hotel.Afternoon visit Ta Dzong – National Museum with an excellent collection of arts,relics,religious thangkha,etc. Rinpung Dzong – Meaning “fortress of the heap of jewels”.The dzong now serves as the administrative and judicial seat of Paro.Evening free for leisure.
Day 06: Paro
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong.Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery – called “Tiger’s Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu Monastery.
Day 07: Paro
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
End of the tour with unforgotten memories.