The Barren Gloriousness of Bhutan

DESTINATION: BHUTAN

Day 1 : BAGDOGRA ARRIVIAL – PHUNTSHOLLING(170 KM/4HR) -approx

  • Arrival at Airport/Railway station at Guwahati, meet and greet to our representative, board your vehicle and proceed to Phuntsholling.
  • Evening free for leisure.
  • Overnight stay at hotel in Phuntsholling.

Day 2 : PHUNTSHOLLING –THIMPU(180 KM/6HR) -approx

  1. After breakfast complete immigration formalities and proceed to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Thimphu lies in a beautiful valley, sprawling up a hillside on the west bank of the ThimphuChhu River and has a total area of about 1,809 sq. kms.
  2. Evening at leisure. Be sure to sink your teeth into momo kopi, steam dumplings filled with finely chopped cabbage, onions, cheese and butter Visitors can enjoy relaxing walk in the valley. 
  3. Overnight stay at hotel in Thimpu.

Day 3 : THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING

  • After breakfast go for morning sightseeing - visit the 1) Indigenous hospital where traditional old art of healing is still practiced, 2) Art & Craft school, 3) National Library, 4) Royal goldsmith workshop and 5) Handicraft centers.In the afternoon visit the 6) Memorial Chorten built in the memory of the late King JigmeDorjiWangchuck, 15th Century 7) Changangkha monastery, 8) Motithang mini zoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan and drive further down with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the 9) new Drupthob nunnery temple.
  • Overnight stay at hotel in Thimpu.

Day 4: PARO–HALF DAY CITY SIGHTSEEING

  • After breakfast proceed to Paro, covering some on way sightseeing. Every turn on the way comes with surprise and scenic view of the mountain and nature.  Visit the historic ruins of the 1) DrukgyalDzong, built in 1647.  Then proceed to 2) Ta Dozong (National museum).
  • Paro’s Main Street features shops on both sides, all crammed with brasswares, silk and cotton scarves, incense sticks, silver filigree jewellery, gho (Bhutanese National dress for Men) which can be matched with elaborately embroidered boots, kira (wrap-around sarong worn for Bhutanese Women) and prayer flags that one could string across any open space to seek blessings for loved ones and friends.
  • Evening at leisure.
  • Overnight in Paro.

Day 5 : PARO –SIGHTSEEING

  • After breakfast start local sightseeing, visit 1) Taktsang Tiger Nest Monastery, 2) RingpungDzong and3) KyichuLakhang.
  • Evening free at leisure.
  • Overnight stay in Paro.

Day 6 : PARO–PHUNTSHOLLING(160 KM/4HR) -approx

  • After breakfast check out from Hotel & transfer to Phuntsholling.
  • Evening free for leisure.
  • Overnight stay at Phuntsholling.

Day 7 : PHUNTSHOLLING–BAGDOGRA AIRPORT(170 KM/4HR) -approx

  • After breakfast check out from hotel with everlasting memories transfer to Guwahati airport/Railway station for onward journey..
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