Duration: 6 Nights/7 Days
DAY 01. ARRIVE PARO
Our staff will greet you upon arrival at Paro Airport (7,000ft), transfer to Thimphu, through the beautiful valleys of Paro to the capital of Bhutan. Check in the Hotel, Visit Weekend market and evening witness archery match if there is any match is going on. O/N Hotel
DAY 02. THIMPHU – SIGHTSEEING
Thimphu to the capital of Bhutan, where most of the modern facilities is still not reach, some say that Thimphu is only capital in the world without the computerised tariff lighting system.
Morning visit memorial Chorten built in the memory of Lt. His Majesty the King by Royal Queen Mother, visit Cahngkha Lhakhang, Motithang mini Zoo to see the National animal The Takin. Drive down to viewpoint from where you have magnificent view of Thimphu valley; visit National Library to see the large collection of traditional books, Folk Heritage museum where you can see the typical Bhutanese house and their way lifestyle and school of arts & craft (Painting School).
Afternoon if possible you can visit Tashichodzong, the parliament house of the country, handmade paper factory and some of the local Handicraft centre. Evening at leisure. O/N Hotel
Day 03. THIMPHU – PUNAKHA
Morning visit Institute of Traditional Medicine and Bhutanese hand made paper factory. Later transfer to Punakha through Dochula Pass from where one can see beautiful view of Eastern Himalayan Range on the clear sunny day. Visit Punakha town and visit the Punakha Dzong, which is the summer residence of Central Monastic body. Later visit Wangdi town. O/N Resorts
DAY 04. PUNAKHA – THIMPHU
Morning visit Crown Prince’s Monastery, later transfer to Wangdi and Wangdi dzong on the way back visit chimi Lhakhang. Evening transfer to Thimphu on the way visit Simtokha Dzong. O/N
DAY 05. THIMPHU – PARO
Early morning transfer to Paro, visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum housed in an ancient watchtower, which has a fine collection of ancient Thangka painting, textiles, weapons and artifacts. Visit Dungtse Lhakhang and walk around the Ugyen Pelri Palace and the traditional wooden bridge. O/N Hotel
DAY 06. PARO – SIGHTSEEING
Morning hike to Taktsang monastery and on the way back visit the ruins of Drugyel Dzong. This Dzong is of historical importance, from whose ramparts the Bhutanese repelled Tibetan invaders. On a clear day one can view the sacred Mount Chhomolari, Mountain of Goddess (24,000 ft). and visit Kichu Monastery. O/N Hotel.
DAY 07. DEPARTURE