THE MYSTERIOUS BHUTAN

8 NIGHTS 9 DAYS

Day 1: Pick up from bagdogra (ixb)/njp transfer to phuentsholing, tourist permit issue and night stay.

Pick up from bagdogra (ixb)/njp transfer to phuentsholing for tourist permit issue (which is approx 3 hours 26 minutes/154.3 km from bagdogra) after that local sightseeing at phuentsholing & check in at hotel & over night stay.

Day 2: Transfer to thimphu and night stay.

Arrive for thimphu (which is approx 4 hours 42 minutes/168.8 km to thimphu).thimphu is he capital city of bhutan and largest city of bhutan.it has a population of 104,200. Some road side of thimphu after reaching there check in at hotel & over night stay at thimphu.

Day 3: Thimphu full day sightseeing and night stay.

After brekfast: go for a major sightseeing of thimphu covering 1) buddha point 2) memorial chorten 3) zangtho pelri lhakhang 4) mothithang zoo (national animal takin zoo) 5) trashichhoedzong view point 6) the national library 7) handicraft institute & school of arts & crafts 8) thimphu museum 9) semthoka dzong 10) bhutan national park & changlimthang statium and after that over night stay at hotel.

Day 4: Thimphu to punakha via dochula pass sightseeing and night stay at punakha.

After brekfast: transfer to punakha (which is approx 3 hours/ 90 km from thimphu).punakha is the administrative centre of punakha dzongkhag,districts of bhutan .punakha was the capital of bhutan.it has a population of 25,700, wangdue phodrang is a town and capital of wangdue phodrang district in central bhutan,it has a population of 34,300. 1) dochula pass 2) punakha dzong 3) gangkar puensuem 4) wangdue phodrang 5) punakha valley. (opptional punakha river rafting) extra cost, & check in to hotel & over night stay.

Day 5: Punakha to phobjhikha valley sightseeing and night stay at punakha/phobjhikha.

After brekfast: transfer to phobjhikha valley, vast u_shaped glaciar valley and gangtey gompa/phobjhika(3,000/9,845ft).another highlight of wangdue is phobjhikha or``the valley of black-necked crane”.this valley is the winter home of blacked-necked cranes(bird),that migrates from tibet.this valley is one of the most beautiful and scenic one in bhutan.on the slope overlooking the valley is the gangtey monastery built in 17th century and is one of the oldest and biggest monastery of nyingma (red hat sect) school of buddhisum & check in at hotel & over night stay.

Day 6: Punakha/phobjhikha to paro sightseeing and night stay.

After lunch: arrive for paro and local road side sightseeing. Paro is destination of scenic beauty,the only international airpot of bhutan is at paro,it has a population of 39,800 (which is approx 4 hours/143 km from punakha) & over night stay at hotel.

Day 7: Punakha/phobjhikha to paro sightseeing and night stay.

After lunch: arrive for paro and local road side sightseeing. Paro is destination of scenic beauty,the only international airpot of bhutan is at paro,it has a population of 39,800 (which is approx 4 hours/143 km from punakha) & over night stay at hotel.

Day 8: Paro sightseeing at chelela high mountain & paro taktsang monastery & night stay.

After brekfast: excursion to paro extra point chelela (pass). At an elevation 3,988 meter is considered to be one of the highest pases in bhutan about an hours along drive from thickly-forested road, this is pass-a botanical paradise.the pass provides stunning views of sacred mountain jhomolhari & jichu drake.it is also marked by hundred of prayer flags fluttering in the winds here. & taktsang monastery (tiger nest) paro taktsang is the popular name of taktsang palphug monastery ,a priominent himalayan buddhist sacred site and temple complex ,located in the cliffside of the upper paro valley in bhutan (which is approx 2 hour/10,240 feet of trek by walk) & after that over night stay at hotel

Day 9: Paro drop to bagdogra (ixb)/njp tour end

After brekfast: paro drop to bagdogra (ixb)/njp for onwards journey.