Itinerary Code : M2A-BHU-78
Places Covered : Thimphu – Punakha – Phobjikha Valley – Paro – Chele La Pass
Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
Itinerary Gist : Pick Up from Paro Airport - Thimphu (02 Nights) - Punakha (02 Night) - Paro (03 Nights) - Paro Airport Drop
Day 1 Arrival and Pick Up from Paro Airport - Transfer to Thimpu - Processing of Paper work for Tourist Permit at Paro Airport - After processing of Tourist Permit at Phuentsholing - Transfer to Thimphu - It is approximately 60 kilometers and is nearly 03 hours drive from Paro town - Thimphu is the capital and largest city of Bhutan - It has a population of 104,200 - On Road Water Falls & Natural Sightseeing, Chukha Dam (Top View) En-route - Check-In at Hotel - Overnight Stay at Thimpu Day 2 Thimpu Sightseeing - After Breakfast: The massive Tashichho Dzong is a fortified monastery and government palace with gold-leaf roofs. The Memorial Chorten, a whitewashed structure with a gold spire, is a revered Buddhist shrine dedicated to Bhutan’s third king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. - Go for Major Sightseeing Covering 1) Buddha Point, 2) BBS Tower, 3) Tashicchhoe Dzong, 4) The Memorial Chorten, 5) National Library, 6) The Institute of Traditional Medicine, 7) Centenary Farmer Market, 8) Motithang Takin Reserve (Takin Zoo), 9) Handicraft Institute - In Evening: Stroll Through The Market of Thimphu - Overnight Stay at Thimpu Day 3 Transfer to Punakha & Sightseeing - After Breakfast: Transfer To Punakha - It is Approximately 90 kilometers and is roughly 03 hours from Thimphu - Punakha is the administrative centre of Punakha dzongkhag, districts of Bhutan - Punakha was the capital of Bhutan - It Has a population of 25,700 - Wangdue Phodrang is a town and capital (Dzongkhag Thromde) of Wangdue Phodrang District in central Bhutan - It Has a Population Of 34,300 - Enroute Visit 1) Dochu la Pass, 2) Punakha Dzong - Overnight Stay at Punakha Day 4 Punakha to Phobjikha - After Breakfast: Transfer to Phobjika Valley, Vast U-shaped glacial valley and for Black- necked Cranes Visit Gangtey Gompa / Phobjikha (3,000m/9,845 feet): Another highlight of Wangdue is the beautiful Phobjikha Valley or “The Valley of Black Necked Cranes”. This valley is the winter home of Black Necked Cranes (BIRD) that migrates from Tibet. This valley is one of the most beautiful and scenic ones in Bhutan. On the slope overlooking the valley is the Gangtey monastery built in 17th century and is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries of the Nyingma (Red Hat Sect) school of Buddhism & Back to Punakha & Night Stay in Punakha. Day 5 Transfer to Paro - After Breakfast : Transfer To Paro, Paro is Destination Of Scenic Beauty, The Only International Airport of Bhutan in Paro - Paro is a town and seat of Paro District, located in the Paro Valley of Bhutan - It is a historic town with many sacred sites and historical buildings scattered through the area - It Has a Population of 39,800 - It is approximately 145 kilometers and is nearly 04 hours drive from Punakha & Wangdue - Local Sightseeing, Check-In At Hotel - Overnight Stay at Paro Day 6 Paro Sightseeing - After Breakfast: Paro (Dzongkha) is a town and seat of Paro District, located in the Paro Valley of Bhutan - It is a historic town with many sacred sites and historical buildings scattered through the area – Sightseeing starts with Visit to 1) Drukgyal Dzong, 2) View of Taktsang Monastery, 3) Kichulanka Monastery, 4) Ta Dzong, 5) Paro Rinpung Dzong (Museum), 6) Nya-Mey Zam, 7) Dungtse Lhankhang, 8) Druk Choeding - Overnight Stay at Paro Day 7 Chele La Excursion - After Breakfast: En-route visit: Chele La (Pass) & Haa Valley (View Only from Chele La Pass view point), the only border of Bhutanand China situated at an elevation 3,988 meters is considered to be one of the highest motor able passes in Bhutan - About an hour's drive along a densely-populated forest road. This Pass is also known to be a ‘botanical paradise’. The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake - It is also marked by hundreds of prayer flags fluttering in the wind - Here, visitors can see cascades of wild roses; purple and yellow premolars; and swathes of deep blue iris covering the forest floor - The top of the pass bloom with rhododendrons in a variety of colors-pale pink, deep pink, burnt orange, mauve, white and scarlet - In Evening: Stroll Through the Market of Paro - Overnight Stay at Paro Day 8 Transfer to Paro Airport - After Breakfast: Check-Out from Hotel - Proceed for Paro International Airport - The Only International Airport of Bhutan in Paro - reach Airport in Time - Tour ends...