Bhutan is a landscape of fluttering flags and majestic monasteries. The unadulterated ecology and imposing mountains have helped; create a cocoon of seclusion that is ideal for a romantic exploration with your amour
Place to Visit
Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point
Royal Botanical Garden
Day 1 TO BHUTAN
On arrival at Paro Airport and after completing your Permit formalities board your vehicle for transfer to Thimphu (65 Kms), Thimphu is the capital town of Bhutan and the centre of government, religion and commerce. Thimphu is a unique city with unusual mixture of modern development alongside ancient traditions. Home to civil servants, expatriates and monk body, Thimphu maintains a strong national character in its architectural style. On arrival in Thimphu, check in to the hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Thimpu.
After breakfast go for Thimphu sightseeing covering Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodong), Changangkha Lhakhang (Monastery), Motithang Takin Preservation Centre, Drupthob Goemba or Zilukha Nunnery, National Library (Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Institute for Zorig Chusum (Traditional Art & Craft School-Closed on Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday & During Summer & Winter Vacations), Textiles Museum (Handicrafts Shops - Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Zangthopelri Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at Hotel at Thimpu.
Day 3THIMPHU – PUNAKHA / WANGDI
After breakfast drive to Punakha (77 Kms) / Wangdi (Wangdiphodrang) (70 Kms). The drive is over Dochu La pass (10102Fts) which is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan. Stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the Chorten, Mani wall, and Prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road. If skies are clear, the following peaks can be seen from this Pass: Mt. Masagang (7,158Mts), Mt. Tsendagang (6,960Mts), Mt. Terigang (7,060Mts), Mt. Kangphugang (7,170Mts), Mt. Zongphugang (7,060Mts), a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana - Finally Mt.Gangkar Puensum (7,497Mts), the highest peak in Bhutan. Visit Punakha Dzong If time permit visit the Suspension Bridge and then proceed to Chimi Lhakhang (Monastery). Overnight at the Hotel in Wangdi.
Day 4DRIVE PUNAKHA / WANGDI – PARO
After breakfast transfer to Paro (2134Mts / 7000Fts, 135 Kms / 05 Hrs). Enroute Stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical Garden. On arrival Paro, check in to the hotel. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5PARO SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast go for Paro Sightseeing covering Drukgyel Dzong, Ta Dzong (National Museum-Closed on Saturday, Sunday & National Holiday), Rinpung Dzong – also known as Paro Dzong,and finally the historically & spiritually important Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery), Back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 PARO – HAA VALLEY EXCURSION – PARO
Start the day early for a full day excursion to Haa via Chele-la pass (65 Kms / 02 to 03Hrs – One way) with packed or early breakfast. After driving through Blue Pine & Rhododendron Forest for 45 km, reach Chele-la pass (3988Mts / 13081Fts). From this point one can have a superb view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7134Mts) & Mt. Jichu Drake (6989Mts). This is a very good place to walk around for few minutes enjoying the view. Drive on to Haa, descending all the way for another 22 km (under an hour’s drive), finally reaching Haa. Visit Haa Dzong, Lhakhang Karpo and Lhakhang Nagpo (also known as Black Temple & White Temple). Later you drive back to Paro. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 7 BID FAIRWELL TO BHUTAN
This will be the last day of your Bhutan trip and after a hearty breakfast at the hotel, check out and you will be transferred to the airport to board home return flight.