Places to Visit: PARO -THIMPHU - WANGDI
Duration:5 Nights / 6 Days
|05 NIGHTS / 06DAYS ( FLY IN - FLY OUT )|
PARO (02 NTS)- THIMPHU (01 NTS)- WANGDI (02 NTS)
DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT PARO (5 KMS / 15 MIN, 2134Mts / 7000Fts)
Arrive Paro by Druk air the only national carrier. The flight offers you beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival (5 KMS / 15 MIN, 2134Mts / 7000Fts) and after visa formalities you will be received by our executive. Afternoon / Evening time at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02: PARO THIMPHU (65 KMS / 02 HRS, 2134 Mts / 7000Fts )
After breakfast go for half day Paro sightseeing visit Drukyel Dzong, the historical fortress built in 1647 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to commemorate his victory over Tibetan invaders. Also visit Ta Dzong, which was built in 1651 as a watch tower. Since 1951 the Dzong has been re-established as the National Museum and holds fascinating collections of art and religious Thankha paintings. Afternoon transfer to Thimphu ( 65 KMS / 02 HRS, 2134 Mts / 7000Fts ) the capital of Bhutan . Visitors can enjoy relaxing walk in the valley at evening. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03: THIMPHU WANGDI (70 KMS /03 HRS, 1350 Mts / 4430Fts )
After breakfast go for h alf day Thimphu sightseeing visit Memorial Chorten - the Stupa built in 1974 in the memory of late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. The paintings and images inside the monument provide a rare sight into Buddhist philosophy. Also visit Mothinthang zoo and Viewpoint. Afternoon drive to Wangdiphodrang (70 KMS /03 HRS, 1350 Mts / 4430Fts ) the last town on the highway before entering central Bhutan . The drive over Dochu La pass is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan . Overnight at Hotel
DAY 04: WANGDI
After breakfast go for Full day Gangtey excursion. Gangtey Gompa in the Phobjikha Valley is a 16 th century monastery. It is the only monastery in Bhutan , which follows the Nyingmapa sect of Buddhism. The Phobjikha valley is home to rare Black Necked Crane, an endangered species, which migrate from the Tibetan plateau in winters. About 250-300 of these reside in this beautiful valley. Return to Wangdiphodrang in the evening. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 05: WANGDI (PUNAKHA) PARO (150 KMS / 05 HRS, 2134 Mts / 7000Fts )
After breakfast leave for Punakha, the valley which lies amidst snow-capped mountain peaks. The Punakha Dzong built at the confluence of the Po and Mo Chu Rivers in the 17 th Century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel served as capital of Bhutan until 1955. The Dzong houses sacred artifacts and the embalmed body of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. Drive to Paro (150 KMS / 05 HRS, 2134 Mts / 7000Fts ) Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06: PARO ONWARD CONNECTION
After breakfast t ransfer to the Airport for onward connection.
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