Phuentsholing (2N) – Thimphu (2N) – Punakha (1N) – Paro (2N)
1Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Phuentsholing (170 km / 4 hrs)
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. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
2Day 02: Phuentsholing – Thimphu (170 km / 5 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed towards Thimphu via the wonderful mystic town Gedu, which is about 9000 ft above the sea and Chukha Dam. On the way, halt at Chojum to take photographs of confluence of two rivers of Bhutan, Thimphu Chu and Paro Chu. Reach Thimphu in the evening. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the evening, visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion).
3Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing
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, Takin Preserve Centre, the national animal of Bhutan can be seen here, Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.
4Day 04: Thimphu – Punakha Sightseeing (77 km / 3 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Punakha, on the way Stop at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.). to view the higher Himalayas. Arrival at Punakha check in at hotel. After noon visit Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. After that take, a short and easy hike 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. Overnight stay at Punakha.
5Day 05: Punakha – Paro Sightseeing (140 km / 5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park. 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. Overnight stay at Paro.
6Day 06: Paro Sightseeing
After breakfast hike to the famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger’s Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp). Later visit Drukgyel Dzong & Kyichu Monastery. Overnight stay at Paro.
7Day 07: Paro – Phuentsholing (200 km / 6 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Phuentsholing. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Phuentsholing.
8Day 08: Phuentsholing – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (170 KM / 5 hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport.
- Extras of personal nature such as personal tips, laundry charges, additional tour charges.
- Travel Insurance
- Driver tips
- Does not include any Lunch & Evening Tea/snacks
- Medical & Emergency rescue costs
- Does not include Hard drinks or liquor or soft drinks/juices.
- Does not include Entrance Fees at Monasteries / Monuments /Museums etc.
- Air Fare / Train Tickets
- Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Mini bar
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).