Day 01- Bhutan
The flight into Bhutan takes you over the great Himalayas, offering the scintillating scenery of the world''s highest glacial peaks. On arrival, received by our representative with white scarf of 8 LUCKY Signe (TASHI KHADAR) and transfer to Thimphu (55 km,), the modern capital town of Bhutan. Overnight stay at the hotel in Thimphu with candle light dinner.
Day 02- Day excursion to Punakha
After breakfast drive to Punakha across Dochu-la pass (3,088m/10,130ft), from which there is a breathtaking view of the high peaks on a clear day. Visit Punakha Dzong, a massive structure built at the junction of two rivers. It was the capital of Bhutan until 1955, The first King, Sir Ugyen Wangchuck was crowned here in 1907. En-route visit Chimi Lhakhang, the chapel of the ‘Divine Madman’, Lama Drukpa Kinley, it is widely know today that most of the thousands of people who visit the lhakhang do so to pray for children, Couple who visit the lhakhang are blessed by a replication of the iron bow and arrows of drukpa Kuenley, his scriptures and the phallus which is a symbolic representation of fertility. As part of the blessing a monk on duty will also select a names maintained at the temple. If it’s a female name couples can expect a girl and if the name drawn is that of a male, then a boy. Evening back to Hotel.
Day 03-Thimphu Sightseeing.
After breakfast visits the National memorial Chorten (stupa) that depicts the Buddhist teachings in form of paintings and statues, commonly known as the memorial Chorten. then take a drive to the viewpoint of Thimphu (BBS TOWER). The tower provides you with an opportunity to enjoy and take photograph of Thimphu city. This is one of the favorite places either for enjoying the view of the Thimphu valley or relaxation. Perhaps, it is also known as Lover’s Point! On the way we take a look at the national animal-Takin research center. After lunch drive to Paro, over night stay at Hotel Paro.
Day 04- Paro Sightseeing
In the morning, take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche, founding father of the Bhutanese form of Mahayana Buddhism, arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery.
After lunch, visit Ta Dzong, formerly a watchtower and now the National Museum. The museum collection includes ancient Bhutanese art and artifacts, weapons, coins, stamps and a small natural history collection.
Day Excursion to Chelila: The 35km drive up to the 3810m Cheli la makes an interesting day excursion from Paro and is an excellent jumping off point for day walks. On clear day from the pass there are views of Mt. Jomolhari as well as down to the Haa valley. Evening back to hotel.
Day 05- Depart Paro (Bhutan)
After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.