During this trip, you will also have the chance to learn about the culture of southern Bhutan. In addition to that, you will also learn about the culture of western Bhutan. It is a small and beautiful landlocked country that is sandwiched between China and India. After spending some time in Thimpu, you will fly into Paro valley. Thimpu is the capital of Bhutan. And thereafter you will leave the country by way of Phuntsoling. Phuntsoling lies in central Bhutan. Both a gateway to the south and a thriving commercial hub in its own right that plays an important role in the region. Stamps for Bhutan prints at the post office in Phuntsoling. It is a getaway to Bhutan and India for trade. And these stamps are recognized everywhere in the world. After leaving Phuntsoling, you will be presented with the choice of either proceeding to Sikkim or Darjeeling.
01 Day: Transfer to airport and fly to Paro, o/n in a hotel
02 Day: Sightseeing of Paro o/n in a hotel
03 Day: Drive to Thimpu o/n in a hotel
04 Day: Sightseeing of Thimpu o/n in a hotel
05 Day: Drive from Thimpu to Phuntsoling, o/n in a hotel
06 Day: Exit border.
Note: B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D=Dinner
Upon arrival at Paro airport, our representative of Bhutan will meet and transfer to hotel.
You will visit the fortified tower of Ta Dzong, now a natural history Museum, ruins of Drugyal Dzong that once guarded the invading Tibetan forces, and Kyichu Temple of 7th century and local township.
In the morning, you will visit the famous Takstang Retreat (Tiger’s Nest) and in athe afternoon drive to Thimpu-the capital of Bhutan.
You will visit the hospital for traditional medicine, Memorial Chorten and national Library. After lunch visit the Handicrafts centers and the School of Thangka Painting.
The journey from Thimpu to Phuntsoling takes about 6 hours. It cuts across the middle Himalayas at 3000m descending to the Terai of 500m. In the afternoon, stroll in the township and collect the famous Bhutanese stamps.
After breakfast, your guide will see you off at the border then extension to Sikkim and Darjeeling. You can extend your trip to Darjeeling-the British Developed hill station of the West Bengal and Sikkim-the valley of the Rice Bowl. After the trip in this region, from Bagdogra airport, you can fly to Delhi or Calcutta or further continue your trip to Nepal.