Receive at Paro Airport, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Kichu Resort in Paro .
Half day Paro sightseeing – visit Drukyel Dzong, the historical fortress built in 1647 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to commemorate his victory over Tibetan invaders. Also visit Ta Dzong, which was built in 1651 as a watchtower. Since 1951 the Dzong has been re-established as the National museum and holds fascinating collections of art and religious Thankha paintings. Afternoon proceed to Thimphu (65 kms / 02 hrs), the capital of Bhutan. Visitors can enjoy relaxing walk in the valley at evening. Overnight stay at Hotel River View in Thimphu.
Day 03 :
Half day Thimphu sightseeing – visit Memorial Chorten - the stupa built in 1974 in the memory of late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. The paintings and images inside the monument provide a rare sight into Buddhist philosophy. Also visit Mothinthang zoo and Viewpoint. Afternoon drive to Wangdiphodrang (70 km / 3hrs), the last town on the highway before entering central Bhutan. The drive over Dochu La pass is very scenic with fascinating view of mountains of Bhutan. Overnight stay at Kichu Resort in Wangdi.
Day 04 :
After breakfast leave for Punakha, the valley, which lies amidst snow-capped mountain peaks, served as capital of Bhutan until 1955. The Punakha Dzong built at the confluence of the Po and Mo Chu rivers in the 17th Century by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. The Dzong houses sacred artifacts and the embalmed body of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. Drive to Paro (150 kms / 05 hrs). Overnight stay at Kichu Resort in Paro.
Day 05 :
Transfer to the airport for onward connection.
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