Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days
Destinations Covered : Paro - Thimphu - Dochula Pass
On arrival at station representative form KNG Tours and Travels will receive you and transfer you to Phuentsholing (border to West Bengal). Evening we will make a round to local market in small Town of Phuentsholing and Jaigoang.
Overnight at hotel in Phuentsholing.
After the breakfast we Visit immigration office near Bhutan gate to get road permit and visa. After getting approved we drive towards Thimphu city, we will have lunch on the way to Thimphu , after lunch we will continue moving towards Thimphu. After reaching Thimphu we will check in to your rooms, your rooms and after fresh up your guide will guide you for the walk on street and buy some stuffs.
Overnight in Thimphu.
After the breakfast we start our first sightseeing for a tour, our representative will guide you to the following places.
1.Buddha point (Buddha Dordenma Statue This massive statue of Shakyamuni measures in at a height of 51.5 meters, making it one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world.)
2.Tashichho Dzong (It is an impressively large structure, surrounded by well-kept lawns and beautiful gardens.)
4.Takin zoo (National animal zoo)
5.National Memorial Chorten (The chorten is an extraordinary example of Buddhist architecture and artwork with its gorgeous paintings and intricate sculptures. )
6.Sangay gang View (from where you can see nice view of Thimphu City)
7.Longest traditional handcraft shop. (Traditional shops where you can buy different types of traditional and handmade stuffs.)
8.Folk Heritage Museum (The museum gives you a glimpse of the traditional Bhutanese lifestyle, in addition to artifacts from rural households).
9.Centenary Farm Market (Thimphu’s weekend market is by far the largest domestic market for the farmers in Bhutan.)
10.Changankha Lhakhang (This popular fortress-like temple perched on a ridge above central Thimphu regularly hums with pilgrim activity. It was established in the 12th century on a site chosen by Lama Phajo Drukgom Shigpo, who came from Ralung in Tibet.)
At night we will visit Buddha point for night view of the entire city of Thimphu. And you can make a walk with your partner.
After early breakfast we drive to punakha via Dochula pass (Known as the Druk Wangyal Chortens- the construction of these108 chortens was commissioned by the eldest Queen Mother, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk. ). visit Chemi Lhakhang (very popular and revered temple that lies on the periphery of the fertile valley of Lobesa,) After reaching punakha we will visit Punakha Dzong (Punakha was Bhutan’s capital until 1955 and is still home of the Chief Abbot during the winter months. Punakha Dzong (Fortress), built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, stands like a giant ship on an ocean from afar. Build at the confluence of two rivers, Pho Chhu (male river) and Mo Chhu (female river), the Dzong was destroyed four times by fire and an earthquake in 1897. However, it has now been restored to its original splendor. The Dzong is an epitome of Bhutanese architecture).
Over night in Punakha.
Early morning we drive to Phobjikha valley (The Phobjikha Valley is a vast U-shaped glacial valley, also known as Gangteng Valley named after the impressive Gangteng Monastery of the Nyingma sect in central Bhutan).
Then visit Gangtey Goempa (Perched on a small hill that rises from the valley floor, the Gangtey Monastery is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black Mountain’sGangtey valley, Bhutan and also the biggest Nyingmapa monastery in Bhutan).
Overnight in Phobjikha valley.
Today we will drive to Paro via dochula pass and Simtokha Dzong (Atop a Demon” and the legend associated with the dzong’s ).
Overnight in Paro.
After breakfast we will visit following places in Paro:
1.Paro Dzong (Rinpung Dzong is a large dzong - Buddhist monastery and fortress of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school in Paro District, Bhutan. It houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag.)
2.Ta Dzong (Ta Dzong, the National Museum. The Museum is located on the hill behind the Paro Dzong. Open from 9 am to 4pm every day except Mondays)
3.Drukgyal Dzong. (Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro District,)
4.Taktsang. (The name Taktsang translates to “The Tiger’s Nest”. This temple is one of the most holy sites in the kingdom and clings impossibly to a sheer cliff face 900 hundred meters above the Paro Valley.)
5.Kyichu Lhakhang (Kyichu Lhakhang, is an important Himalayan Buddhist temple situated in Lango Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan.)
At night we will make a bon fire and enjoy the last night for a tour.
Overnight at Paro
Morning we process to visit Phuentsholing , on the way we visit karbandi Lhakhang (Karbandi Goemba or Monastery, at a height of 400 metres, was founded in the year 1967 by the royal grandmother Ashi Phuntsho Choedron,). Evening we will visit Zangto Pelri Lhakhang.
Overnight at Phuentsholing
Our representative will drop back you: NJP or New Alipur or Hashimara