Magical Bhutan Tour
7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered : Siliguri, Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Phuntsholing
Tour Activities : Hill Stations & Valleys
Siliguri, Thimphu and Paro Tour Itinerary
Meet & greet on arrival at Bagdogra Airport (IXB)/New Mal Jn(NMZ) / New Maynaguri (NMX) /NJP Railway Stationand drive towards Indo - Bhutaneese Border(Jaigaon-Phunsholing) through the Tea Estates. Phuntsholing. N/Stay in PhuntSholing
After breakfast , proceed towards Thimphu via the wonderful mystic town Gedu, which is about 9000 ft above the sea and Chukha Dam. On the way, halt at Chojum to take photographs of confluence of two rivers of Bhutan, Thumpu Chu and Paro Chu. Reach Thimphu in the evening. Overnight in Thimphu
After breakfast, we go for a full day sightseeing tour of Thimphu, one of the smallest capital in the world . Buddha View Point- A place from where you can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley is from the Buddha point (Kuensel Phodrang). You can pay your obeisance and offer prayers to the Buddha, the largest statue in the country and then walk around and take a glimpse of the valley. Memorial Chorten, Also known as the Thimphu Chorten, The Memorial Chorten(a stupa dedicated to world peace and prosperity in 1974 in memory of the Third King of Bhutan) Trashi Chhoe Dzong - Also called Fortress of the Glorious Religion it is situated on north of the city on west bank of the Wang Chhu. The Dzong was the site of the lavish formal coronation of the fifth King in 2008 and hosts the city's biggest annual bash, the colorful tsechu festivities. The opening times 5-6 PM Mon-Fri, 8AM-6PM on Sat & Sun.
National Library - Housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the PaintingSchool) is where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan's 13 traditional arts and crafts. SAARC BuildingGuest will also visit to Wonderful SSARC Building Simtokha Dzong, The monastery was built in 1627 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. It houses the Institute for Language and Cultural Studies. The carvings behind the prayer wheel in the courtyard are a major attraction of this temple. Textile Museum - Get to know the living national art of weaving at the TextileMuseum. Exhibitions introduce major weaving techniques, styles of local dress and textiles made by women and men
Takin Mini Zoo - The Takin is the national animal of Bhutan, and looks like a cross between a cow and a goat. Legend has it that the animal was created by the great Buddhist yogi, Drupa Kunley, and it can be found only in Bhutan. In the evening, return to your hotel and rest overnight after dinner
After breakfast, start for Punakha . One the way , visit Dochula view point stop: The first stop after leaving Thimphu on the journey is Dochu La pass around 3100 m high and way above the clouds. Only an hour's drive from Thimphu, it offers visitors their first glimpse of the Eastern Himalayan range. From the pass the road curls its way down into the relative lowlands of the Punakha Valley. Before Thimphu was made the permanent capital of Bhutan Punakha Dzongbeautiful Punakha Dzong(known as the "The Palace of Great Happiness"),located at the confluence of the Pho Chhu (father) and Mo Chhu (mother) rivers in the Punakha-Wangdue valley. the city's dzong is one of the most picturesque of all Bhutan's ancient fortresses The dzong is joined to the mainland by an arched wooden bridge, and contains many precious relics from the days when successive kings reined the kingdom from this valley. Chimi Lhakhang (Fertility Temple): Situated on a hillock in the centre of the valley below Metshina is the yellow-roofed Chimi Lhakhang. Overnight in Punakha
Punakha - Paro After breakfast start for Paro , around 4 hrs drive . and have lunch in Paro . after Lunch start for Paro local sight seeing. Drukgyal Ruin Dzong: Originally a fortress and Buddhist monastery, it is now in ruins and is located in the upper part of Paro valley. The Dzong was built by Tenzin Drukdra in 17th century 'fortress of victory' built to commemorate the victory of the Bhutanese over the invaders from Tibet National Museum of Bhutan: , Housed inside the revamped Ta-dzong building in Paro, a major attraction that has in its possession over 3,000 works of Bhutanese art, covering more than 1,500 years of Bhutan's cultural heritage . Overnight in Paro.
Taksang Monastery (Tiger's Nest Temple) -The most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called Tiger's Nest. Precariously perched on the edge of 1,200 metre cliff, this monastery creates an impressive sight, and is the unofficial symbol of Bhutan. It is about 2 hour up-hill hike or ride a horse from the parking lot to the monastery. If the full hike sounds a bit tough you can hike for 1 hour to the cafetaria, a wooden tea-house restaurant which offers a good view of the monastery. After a visit to the monastery spend the evening at leisure in Paro town for some souvenir shopping and get a feel of local Paro town. Overnight in Paro.
After breakfast , start for Lataguri , the gateway of Gorumara National Park. Overnight stay in Lataguri
After early breakfast , Enjoy the Gorumara Jungle Safari(Direct Cost Basis) and start for Bagdogra Airport with a sweet Bhutan Holiday memory and cherish ur memories forever..
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