Tour Outline

Change in the itinerary is flexible

Day 01: Arrival at Bhutan (the land of thunder dragon) Phuntsholing
Day 02: The Great Paro Fortress
Day 03: Paro sight seeing
Day 04: Drive to The Thimphu( the capital city of Bhutan)
Day 05: Thimphu sight seeing
Day 06: The beautiful Punakha Fortress (old capital of Bhutan)
Day 07: Departure

Tour Details

Day 01: Arrival at Bhutan (the land of dragon) phuntsholing
After completing immigration formalities you will be warmly welcome by our local guide and escort you to hotel. In phuntsholing you can get to understand the basic idea about the culture and architecture design

Day 02: The Great Paro Fortress
After your breakfast we will visit Rinchending Monastery on the way and also other villages and towns along the way. You will be smoothly driven to the Paro, which takes 6 hours from Phuntsholing. In between the drives there will be a brief stopover at the two rivers meet point CHUNGZOM (confluence of Pachu-the river flowing through Paro valley & Wangchu-the river flowing through Thimphu valley), where the precise view is quite worth having a short moment. You can also visit Tachog Lhakhang(Temple) on the way. Since it is located on the base of a mountain across the Pa chu on the Paro-Thimphu highway, one must actually walk over the iron chains that spans over the Pachu. Tachog Lhakhang was built on 14th century by the great Master architect Thangtong Gyalpo (Also known as Iron Chain Bridge Builder). After having beautiful experience we will resume our drive to paro.
Overnight at hotel
Day 03: Paro sight seeing
After breakfast, we will start our first sight with a very historical place, the Paro Rimpong Dzong (Forteress on a heap of jewels) which was build in 1645 to defend against enemy. On your way down to Fortress you can have a leisurely walk on the Rimpung Traditional Bridge. The next place will be Ta Dzong (a watch tower) and today it’s the country national museum. Later the visit will be kyichu temple, which is one of the oldest temples in Bhutan built in 7th century by the Tibetan king Songtsen gempo. In olden days a gigantic demon lay across the whole area of Tibet and the Himalayas and spreading the negative forces to stop Buddhism. In order to overcome, the great king Songtsen Gampo decided to build 108 temples, which was place on top of her entire body.
Lunch will be serving at the tourist standard restaurant. After lunch we will resume with visiting ruins of the Drugyel Dzong, build in order to celebrate the victory of Bhutanese forces over Tibetan forces. It is famously known as “the castle of the victorious Drukpa” located 16 km away from the Paro town.
If time permits you can have a leisurely walk around the paro town.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Drive to The Thimphu( the capital city of Bhutan)
After breakfast we will drive to Thimphu. The drive will take one hour and enter in the beautiful capital city Thimphu. . In thimphu, we will start with visit to the memorial chorten (stupa), one of the Bhutan’s most beautiful stupas build in memory of Our Third King Jigme Dorji Wanchuk who is famously known as “The Father of Modern Bhutan”. Later we will be stopping in the heart of the town, where you can see the typical architecture design in modern building and art of living of Bhutanese (people of Bhutan).
Lunch served in tourist standard restaurant
After lunch during evening we will visit Tashichoe Dzong, which is the office of our present king. It also acts as a main administration and school of the monk body.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Thimphu sight seeing
After Breakfast you will be taken to the following places:
Buddha Point: One of the largest Buddha(51.5m, 169ft) in the world in a sitting post surrounded by some beautiful and unique statues of goddess. You will also see the bird eye view of Thimphu city from Buddha point. Buddha point (51.5m, 169ft) has a unique great Buddha statue of dordenma( gigantic shakyamuni Buddha) build on the mountain. The throne that the Buddha sits upon is a large meditation hall.
Changangkha Lhakhang : changangkha temple is an old fortress like temple and monastic school ridge above thimphu, southeast of motithang. It’s Very popular for the newly born babies and child who are born in thimphu are believed to be protected by the local deities. It is one of the oldest temples built in 12 century and people take their newly born babies to get blessings and their names.
Takin Zoo: the takin is the national animal of Bhutan and, to be honest it is the stranges, unique and rare animal to be found in Bhutan. It is believed that The animal (Takin) was created by great divine mad man Drukpa Kuenley, who took the head of the goat, attach it to the skeleton of cow, clapped his hands and, to the surprise the skeleton magically grew a body and ran to into the meadow. Its because of the unique and rare look, it was choosen as national animal of Bhutan.
Royal Textile Museum Bhutan: The Royal Textile has a very unique and invaluable collection of Bhutanese antique textile which is dedicated to preserve and promote the Bhutanese textile. The royal textile museum has been established by Azhi Sangay Choden Wangchuk(Queen Mother) on 2001. And over a year it has attracted national and international countries to admire and appreciate the authentic textile of Bhutan.
Later the lunch will be done at local restaurant and then again resume with the sightseeing.

Painting school of traditional arts and crafts: a life painting can be seen, where students undertakes a six years course on the 13 traditinal arts and crafts of Bhutan.
Archery games: you can check out the national game of Bhutan at the National stadium.
Than if time permits you can have a leisurely walk around the thimphu town.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 06:: The beautiful Punakha Fortess
After breakfast, we will start our journey to punakha( 71km, driving time 2 and half an hour’s). In between the drive there will be a brief stopover at Dochula Pass (3100m) where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain ranges. . In Dochula Pass there is 108 memorial chorten or stupas known as Druk Wangyel making a place delighted to stay for a while. It was build by her majestry Ashi Dorji Wangmo wangchuk( queen mother of Bhutan) for the well being of his majesty, king of bhutan. The place becomes more pretty for the tourist when the eye catches one of the beautiful sights of the eastern Himalayan snow-capped ranges (6000m-7554m).
En-route to punakha, we will visit to Chimi lhakhang. Its The hike (half an hour) from the road point. the chimi lhakhang was build in the 15th century by a famous Drukpa kuenley, popularly known as “Divine Madmonk”. This temple is famously known as fertility shrine, where one can receive a special fertility blessing.
Lunch break.
After lunch we will drive to punakha, which has been as the capital of Bhutan until 1955. Punakha fortress was build by shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1637, amazingly build at the confluence of two rivers (po-chu(male river) and mo-chu (female river). It serves as a main administration offices and the monk body.
Day 07:
Departure