SBH-28 , Phuentsholling - Thimpu - Paro Tour Package Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Arrival at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport. Transfer to Phuentsholling (980ft / 142kms / 03hrs).After a drive of along road lined With lush green tea Garden you will reach Phuentsholling, the gateway to Bhutan, Overnight at Hotel at Phuentsholling.
After breakfast, proceed to Thimphu, (7875ft/170kms /06 -07hrs) After two hour drive through light mountain jungle, displaying lianas and orchids, we pass over the first ridge and begin a long and gradual decent to the river which is the source of energy for the massive Chukha Hydel hydroelectric power project. We cross the river and rise up the mountainside ever further into the hills, leaving Chukha and the small town of Chimakothi behind us. Lunch is served en route. On arrival in Thimphu, check in hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Thimpu
Thimphu, perhaps the most unusual capital city in the world, is the seat of government. This bustling town is home to Bhutan’s royal family. Morning visit to Tashichhodzong, the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty, the King. Tashichhodzong is also the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot) Visit the nearby Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as painting school), where a six year training course is given in the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan. After lunch, visit the National Memorial Chorten. The building of this landmark was originally envisaged by Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Proceed to the national Library, which houses an extensive collection of Buddhist literature, with some works dating back several hundred years, Also visit the Folk Heritage and National Textile Museums, opened in 2001. Overnight at Thimphu.
THIMPU – PARO
After Lunch (7218ft /55kms /02hrs).Proceed to Paro. Check in at The valley of Paro contains a wealth of attractions. After Lunch visit Ta Dzong. Once a watchtower, built to defend Rinpung Dzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th century, Ta Dzong was inaugurated as Bhutan’s’ National Museum in 1968.Take an evening stroll along the main street, and perhaps visit a few handicrafts shops, or take refreshments at a local café or bar, Overnight at Paro
After Breakfast, drive ups the valley to view the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, 18 km. From Paro town on the north side of the valley. It was from here that the Bhutanese repelled several invading Tibetan armies during the 17th century. Also visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the kingdom. In the evening, visit a traditional farmhouse for an opportunity to interact with a local family and learn something of their lifestyle. Overnight at the hotel in Paro
PARO – PARO AIRPORT
After breakfast drive to Paro airport for flight to onward destination.
|CATAGORY||PHUNTSHOLING HOTEL||THIMPU HOTEL||PARO HOTEL|
|Premium||Hotel Druk / Hotel Lakhi||Hotel Riverview / Hotel Phuntshopelry / Hotel druk||Hotel Olathang / Khitchu Resort|
|Deluxe||Hotel Centinial / Hotel Namgey||Hotel Singey / Hotel Peaceful Resort||Hotel Sonam Thapel / Mandela Resort / Renchepong Lodge|
|Standard||Hotel Central / Hotel Centinial||Hotel Chopel Noggey / Hotel Zeyzong||Hotel Paro / Hotel KK|