Day 01: Arrival at Paro
Once you Arrive Paro airport, our representative will meet you and assist you to your hotel at Thimphu. Thimphu is the capital of Bhutan. Relax for the day and overnight halt in the hotel.
Day 02: Paro
Finish your breakfast and head for a complete day sightseeing tour of Paro Valley. Here you can witness Ta Dzong, the watch tower for the Paro Dzong. Once you are done with your breakfast proceed for road trip to Drukgyel Dzong which was built in 1647. En-route you can visit Kyichu Lhakhang which is considered as the oldest and much-sacred shrines in Bhutan. Overnight halt in hotel of Paro
Day 03: Paro - Punakha (125 Km, 4 Hours)
After breakfast drive to ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. From this fortress, Bhutanese repelled several invading Tibetan armies during the 17th century. Then visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples of the Kingdom, reflecting the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan. After that drive to Punakha across Dochula pass (3,080m) which heralds the most enchanting views of Bhutan. Until 1955, Punakha served as the capital of Bhutan and still it is the winter seat of Je Khenpo. Visit Punakha Dzong built in 17th century at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. It has been destroyed by four fires and an earthquake in 1897 and has frequently been devastated by flood water coming from the great northern glaciers. The Dzong has now been fully restored to its original splendor. Evening visit local market. Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.
Day 04: Punakha - Wangduephodrang - Thimphu (90 Km, 3 Hours)
After breakfast, drive to Wangduephodrang. The last town in the young lama bhutanwest before arriving at the central region of Bhutan, Wangdue is typical small Bhutanese town. The town's formidable Dzong is its most visible feature. In the 17th century, Wangdue played a critical role in unifying the western, central and southern Bhutanese districts. After lunch, drive to Thimphu, small charming city sandwiched in the heart of Himalayas. Thimphu's charm is not only embedded in its wealth of museums or places of historic interest but visitors must wander along the main street and into shops, all of which are decorated in traditional style. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu
Day 05: Thimphu
Morning visit, Trashichhoedzong, situated on the banks of Wang Chhu. It is home of the National Assembly and the summer residence of capital's venerated monastic community. The Dzong is the impressive result of a redesign of the original medieval structure sanctioned by the Third King, HM Jigme Dorji Wangchuck when he moved Bhutan's permanent capital to Thimphu. Bhutan's National Library is located close to the Thangka painting school and contains arguably the best collection of religious and historical literature in the Himalayas. The Textile and Folk Heritage Museum opened in Year 2001 is fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions. The Memorial Chhorten, a pious landmark for Thimphu's residents, was erected in 1974 by the mother of Third King, in memory of her son. Visit Handicrafts Emporium which displays a wide assortment of beautifully hand-woven and crafted products. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 06: Thimphu - Phuentsholing (179 Km, 6 Hours)
After breakfast, drive to Phuentsholing en route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, which now houses the School for Buddhist studies. Thimphu / Phuentsholing road was built in 1962 by Dantak, the Indian Border road organization. The drive on this route is very pleasant with numerous scenic spots en route. Just before, arriving Phuentsholing, visit Kharbandi Goemba, the monastery built in 1967. It houses the large and attractive statues of Sakyamuni, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, and Guru Rinpoche. Overnight at the hotel in Phuentsholing.
Day 07 : (Departure)
After breakfast depart Phuentsholing for the onward program.