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Day 1

Phuentsholing

Arrival

  • Touch down at Bagdogra (Siliguri, West Bengal) and drive in to Phuentsholing (alt. 300m / 985 ft); a thriving commercial center. 
    On arrival, check in to your hotel rooms & in the evening, go for a walk around Zangthopelri Lhakhang, situated in the heart of the city.

Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Phuentsholing.

Day 2

Phuentsholing - Paro

Morning Immigration Formalities and Transfer to Paro (Sightseeing & Night Stay)

  • After an early breakfast, complete all the immigration formalities at Phuentsholing and then drive to Paro. On arrival, check in at the hotel.

    After breakfast, spend the first half of your day experiencing what Paro has to offer.

  • Visit Ta Dzong, the infrastructure of which was created to house some of the finest specimens of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues and paintings. Suitable galleries were constructed to house the extensive collections. Works of art were elegantly displayed on scientific lines.
     
  • Walk down the trail to see Rinpung Dzong, which houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag.  
     
  • Also visit the 7th Century Kyichu Lhakhang, situated in Lango Gewog of Paro District in Bhutan. It is one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo.
     
  • Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang: Jangtsa Dumgtseg Lhakhang [zlum brtshegs lha khang] is a Buddhist temple in western Bhutan. The temple is notable as it is in the form of a horten, very rare in Bhutan .
     
  • Explore little Paro Town, famous for its exotic souvenir stores and cozy cafes.

Day 3

Paro-Thimphu

Thimphu Sightseeing

After an early breakfast, transfer to Thimphu (1 hr.) and visit all the points of interests there.

  • Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang) is one of the highlights of the trip. The largest seated Buddha statue (169ft) in the country, celebrating the 60th anniversary of fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck, is located at a short drive from Thimphu city.
     
  • The Takin Preserve Centre is located in the Motithang district of Thimphu. It is a reserve for Takins, the national animal of Bhutan, which has the body of a cow and the head of a goat.
     
  • Visit Sangaygang and the BBS (Bhutan Broadcasting Service) Tower to take a glimpse of Thimphu valley.
     
  • Visit Changangkha Lhakang, a fortress like temple and monastic school perched on a ridge above Thimphu, south of Motithang. The temple was established in 12th century on a site chosen by Lama Phajo Drugom Shigpo, who came from Tibet. The central statue here is Chenrezig in a manifestation with 11 heads.
     
  • Visit the King's Memorial Chorten, the Memorial Stupa also known as the Thimphu Chorten, located on Doeboom Lam in the southern-central part of the city.
     
  • Go for a walk in the Coronation Park
     
  • See Trashichhoedzonga Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimphu in Bhutan, on the western bank of the Wang Chu.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Thimphu. 

Day 4

Tour End

Departure

After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred back to Phuentsholing.
Thereafter, you will proceed towards Bagdogra/NJP Railway Station for your flight/train back to your onward destination.
Our team at I & I Bhutan will help you with all the exit formalities and bid you farewell.

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