Bhutan 8 nights tour by Road
2 nights Thimphu, 1 night Punakha, 3 nights Paro and 2 nights at Phuentsholing while going in and coming out of Bhutan by Car
Tour Code - LB901
Day 1IXB/NJP to Phuentsholing, 165kms in 4.5 Hrs. – We receive you on your arrival and drive to Phuentsholing, the gateway to Bhutan. Check in at Hotel. Free Evening Overnight at Phuentsholing. Day 2Phuentsholing to Thimphu, 176Kms in 7hrs.After breakfast and entry formalities drive to Thimphu (Alt 8979Ft / 2736M) the modern capital town of Bhutan. Check in at Hotel. Free Evening Overnight at Thimphu. Day 3Full Day city tour of Thimphu. Visit Tashichhodzong, BBS Tower, Government Run Handicraft Emporium, National Memorial Chorten, Buddha View Point, Folk heritage, National Textile Museums,National Institute of Traditional Medicine (out side view) and Zoo. Free Evening Overnight at Thimphu. Day 4Thimphu to Punakha, 70Kms in 3 Hrs. After breakfast checkout and drive over Dochu-la Pass (Alt 10130ft/3088M) to reach Punakha(Alt 4300Ft ft/1310M) and check inn to Hotel.
Post lunch Punakha Sightseeing. After lunch visit Punakha Dzong, was strategically built at the confluence of the Pho Chu (male) and Mo Chu (female) rivers by the first Shabdrung of Bhutan, Ngawang Namgyel in 1637. Overnight at Punakha.
Day 5Punakha to Paro, 120Kms in 4 Hrs.Checkout and drive to Paro(Alt 7300 ft/2230M) En-route visitSimtokha Dzong, This dzong, built in 1627, is the oldest in Bhutan. Evening at Leisure. Over Night at Paro. Day 6Full day city tour of Paro visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, 18 km. from Paro town on the north side of the valley, Also visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the kingdom.
Post lunch Paro sightseeing. After Lunch visit National Museum which used to be a watch tower for Paro Rimpong Dzong (Fortress). It was converted into Museum in 1968. Visit Paro Rimpong Dzong, the Dzong was built in 1646 AD.Overnight at Paro.
Day 7Taksang Monastery (Taktsang Lhakang/Tiger Nest) excursion: After breakfast drive to SatsamChorten (10 Km from Paro) and from there walk or take a pony ride (4.5 hrs Round hike) to reach the Monastery.Walkers can enjoy a rest at the Taktsang Teahouse situated at a wonderful vantage point overlooking the monastery. On clear days you can get a clear view of mount Chomolhari the sacred peak of Bhutan. Return back to Paro. Over Night at Paro. Day 8Paro to Phuentsholing, 174Kms in 7 hrs.After breakfast drive to Phuentsholing.Checkinn to hotel and have leisure evening. Over Night at Phuentsholing. Day 9Phuentsholing to IXB/NJP, 165Kms in 4.5hrs.After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to IXB/NJP. Farewell and tour ends.