Bhutan Delight Itinerary
||Day 1 - Bagdogra - Phuentsholing
Welcome on arrival pick up and drive 170 kilometres and 4-5 hours drive from Bagdogra - Phuentsholling is in India and Bhutan border- The Indian side is called Jaigaon and the Bhutanese side is called Phuentsholing. Bhutan-Indian Nationals don t require visa or passport to visit rest of Bhutan but an identity document like election commission I.D card is required- Check into the hotel- In the evening one can go about in auto-rickshaw exploring the place Overnight stay in Phuentsholling.
||Day 2 - Phuentsholing - Thimphu
Morning breakfast-Passing through the beautiful landscape we proceed to Thimphu is 172 kilometers and 6 hours drive from Phuentsholling-Thimphu, Thimphu Valley has cradled its culture and tradition in a sustainable manner since 1216-The valley is surrounded by hills. En route, you can visit the Bhutan royal Palace and provides outstanding view-Adventure sports like hiking, trekking, river rafting and -Check into Hotel. After check-in and visit the Memorial Chorten built-in memory of the third King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, who was called the Father of modern Bhutan, Back to Hotel-In the evening local markets like handicraft shops, weekend market(Saturdays and Sundays), Craft Bazaar(Tuesday and Wednesday) can be visited-Overnight stay in Thimphu.
||Day 3 - Thimphu - Paro
After breakfast drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong. Afternoon in Paro, visit Ta Dzong, once a watchtower, built to defend Rinpung Dzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th century, walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
After breakfast drives up the valley to view the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. Then take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries.The excursion to monastery takes about 5 hours for a round trip. While the return to Paro town visit en route Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
||Day 5 - Paro - Phuentsholing
Early morning breakfast - Transfer from Paro to Jaigaon Phuentsholling -A drive of approximately 6 hours - After breakfast transfer to Phuentsholing, on the way take a short stop at Chuzom, Drive further through Chapcha and later take a glimpse of famous Chukha Dam and the magnificent Vince waterfall before Gedu town Arrive Phuenthsoling by evening and check into the hotel, Evening free to stroll around the area, Night stays at hotel in Phuentsholing.
||Day 6 - Phuentsholing - Bagdogra or NJP
Morning breakfast After breakfast transfer to Siliguri for your onward journey back home.