Day 01 : Arrive Paro International Airport
Arrive Paro International Airport from New Delhi / Kolkata / Kathmandu / Bagdogra and transfer to the capital city Thimphu. Afternoon visit Takin Zoo, National Library, Tashi Chho Dzong. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Thimphu.
Day 02 : Thimphu, Capital of Bhutan
After breakfast transfer to the capital city Thimphu visit Handicraft Emporium, Bhutanese traditional paper factory, National Memorial Chorten, Buddha statue and Centenary Park located very close to river and evening visit the city for shopping or at leisure. Overnight at Thimphu
Day 03 : Thimphu - Punakha
After breakfast drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass, stop at Druk Wangyal Chorten from here you could have a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain range when the weather is clear. Drive further down to Lamperi stop and explore Royal Botanical Park for few minutes and proceed to Punakha. On the way stop and visit Chimmi Lhakhang temple or take a short walk. Afternoon visit the majestic Punakha Dzong and rest of the day at leisure.Overnight at Punakha.
Day 04 : Punakha - Paro
After breakfast drive to Paro and on the way visit Paro Dzong located on the rocky outcrop of the steep hillside overlooking both sides of the valley drive back to the town. After noon visit the old ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, 17th century fortress that used to keep invaders from Tibet and in 1951 the fort was destroyed by fire. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Paro.
Day 05 : Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast drive till the base of the world famous Tiger’s Nest, clings to a sheer, 900m above the ground which is the most popular spiritual heritage sites. There is a belief that the legend Padma Sambhava flew here from Tibet on the back of a tiger. On the way to town visit Kyichu Lhakhang one of Bhutan’s two oldest and most sacred monasteries dating from the introduction of Buddhism in the 7th century. Rest of the day at leisure or visit the town for shopping. Overnight at Paro.
Day 06 : Departure
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your onward destination.
PLACES COVERED: THIMPHU - PUNAKHA -PARO (EX-PARO)