Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 01 : THIMU
Pick-up from Paro airport & transfer to Thimphu ( Alt. 2400m/7875ft) (Approx 65 kms – 1.15 hrs drive).. Check in at the hotel. Afternoon you can relax in the hotel or you can visit the places at your own. Interesting weekend market (The Centenary Farmer’s market ) (Open only on Saturday & Sunday ) -Vegetable vendors from different pockets of the country come to sell their products. In the evening you can explore the city at your own by walk or visit Tashichho Dzong, presently houses the throne room and offices of the king, the secretariat and the ministries of home affairs and finance . You can explore only outer view of Tashichho Dzong or you can visit Monk Body’s block between 5:30-6:00 p.m ( In Summer) and between 5:00-5:30 p.m ( In Winter) ( Timing may change). Overnight in Thimphu.
DAY 02 : THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING – PARO
After breakfast proceed for Full day sightseeing of Thimphu which includes National Memorial Chorten- This stupa was built in 1974 in the memory of Bhutan's third King, His Late Majesty, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang), visitors can get a good overview of the Thimphu valley from here; Chang Gangkha Monastery, the oldest temple in the valley; Motithang Takin Preserve , preserve center of Takin - National Animal of Bhutan. Anim Dratsang (Nunnery) ; also called Thakcho Kunzang Choden Nunnery nunnery is located in Zilukha. Afternoon transfer to Paro. Check in at the hotel. Overnight at Paro.
DAY 03 : PARO SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Paro which includes Ta Dzong (National Museum) - the first of its kind which has a collection from natural history to religious paintings and then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong (also known as Paro Dzong) which has a long and fascinating history. After Lunch ( at your own ) proceed for sightseeing Drukgyel Dzong, the ruined fortress from where Bhutanese repelled several invasion by Tibetan armies. Later visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom. Evening stroll at Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. Return at hotel. Overnight at Paro.
DAY 04 : DEPARTURE
After breakfast drop to Paro airport. Come back home with sweet memories.