07 Nights & 08 Days
Package Code : GCB 06
Arrival NJP/ IXB To Pheuntsholing ( Approx 4-5 hrs drive)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP / IXB & transfer to Pheuntsholing – The Gateway of Bhutan by Road from India , Pheuntsholing (also sometimes spelled Phuntsholing) is the second largest town in Bhutan (population around 40,000) and is located on the Indian border, next to the town of Jaigaon . Evening free . Overnight stay at hotel.
Transfer to Thimphu ( Approx 178 km/6-7 hrs drive)
After Permit , transfer to Thimphu. Check in at the hotel. Overnight in Thimphu.
Thimphu sightseeing .
After breakfast visit Takin Zoo, BBS Tower , Chang Gangkha Monastery, Buddha Point, Changlimthang Stadium & Archery ground. Afternoon visit Tashichho dzong ( Outside view), National Memorial Chorten, Government-run Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops. Overnight stay at Thimphu
Thimphu to Punakha /Wangdue via Dochula pass
After permit ( Permit is not issued on Saturdays, Sundays & Govt holidays) drive (70 kms / 2.30 hrs) to Punakha/Wangdue, with a stop en route for tea at Dochu La Pass (3,100 meters), where on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. En route you can visit Mehsina Village & Chime Lhakhang. Visit Punakha Dzong & Sangchen Dorji Lhendrup Nunnery in Punakha. Overnight in Punakha/Wangdue.
Morning transfer to Paro.
Morning transfer (160 kms / 4 hrs) to Paro. Check in at the hotel.. Overnight in Paro.
After breakfast, visit Ta Dzong (National Museum) and then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong which has a long and fascinating history. Afternoon visit 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. Return at hotel. Overnight at Paro.
Morning transfer To Phuentsholing.
After check out drive to Phuentsholling (176kms / 06 – 07 hrs). Evening free . Overnight stay at hotel.
Phuentsholling To IXB / NJP
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra/NJP Station (Approx 4-5 hrs drive) to your onward journey. – Tour Ends