Places covered : Phuentsholling, Thimpu, Paro
Meet & Greet on arrival at Kolkata Airport & transfer to Hotel. On arrival check into hotel. Overnight stay will be at Kolkata.
Kolkata - Paro Airport – Thimphu
(Distance: 65 kms. / Driving Time: 2 hrs. / Altitude of Thimphu: 2350 mts.)
After breakfast transfer to Kolkata Airport. Board a flight to Bhutan. On arrival at Paro Airport and transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk. Overnight stay at Thimphu.
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, Taking Preserve Centre, The talking national animal of Bhutan can be seen here Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.
(Distance: 77 kms. / Driving Time: 3 hrs. / Altitude of Punakha: 1310 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Punakha / Wangdue, 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. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness). Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck convened the first National Assembly here in 1952. After that take a short excursion trip 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 will be at Punakha / Wangdue.
(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Paro: 2280 mts.)
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Park - The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of plants and animals including endangered species. 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.
After breakfast visit Drukgyel Dzong. Also visit famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kitchu Monastery. Overnight stay will be at Paro.
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Paro Airport for your onward journey.
Permit for Bhutan: Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a passport or Voter ID (only valid document for issuing the Bhutan Entry permit) and 04 passport size photographs.
For permit guest should carry valid voter ID along with 2 photocopies & 2 photographs. If guest doesn't have voter ID they have to carry Passport along with 2 photocopies & 2 photographs.
|August||16th - 22nd August 2019|
TRIPLE SHARING(EX BED)
Permit for Bhutan: Indian nationals do not require any visa for Bhutan. A permit will be issued at the entry point on production of a Passport or Voter ID (only valid document for issuing the Bhutan Entry permit) and 04 passport size photographs.
Documents: For permit guest should carry valid voter ID along with 2 photocopies & 2 photographs. If guest doesn't have voter ID they have to carry Passport along with 2 photocopies & 2 photographs.