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After landing at Paro International Airport, complete the immigration formalities direct
transfer to Thimphu After breakfast complete the immigration formalities and transfer to
Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival check in at the hotel. In the evening,
visit the Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight stay at Thimphu.
After breakfast, visit Buddha Dordemma; a 51m tall statue of Buddha overlooking the
Thimphu city.Next we visit the National Chorten, a stupa in Thimphu followed by Simply
Bhutan. Here you can delve in the Bhutani Culture wearing their traditional dresses, enjoying
the traditional Bhutani dance or even practice archery. Later, visit the Folk Heritage Museum
(an old farmhouse showing the rural life of Bhutanese) for a traditional Bhutani lunch of Ema
Datsi or Kew Datsi.After lunch we head to Takin Reservation Centre, where you will find the
national animal of Bhutan.Overnight stay at Thimphu.
After breakfast, we leave to permit office to get the permits for Punakha. On the way Stop at
Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.) to view the higher Himalayas.After reaching Punakha, we visit the
The Punakha Dzong which was named after Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of
Great Happiness). Afterwards visit the suspension bridge followed by local lunch. Rest of the
day free for leisure. Overnight stay will be at Punakha / Wangdue.
After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.) On the way stop at Lamperi to visit Royal Botanical
Park - The park contains a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna and features a huge species of
plants and animals including endangered species. On arrival check in at the hotel. Afternoon
visit Paro Local market by walking to enjoy your evening in leisure.Later return to the hotel to
enjoy the Christmas eve dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at Paro.
After breakfast, get prepped for one of the best and trecherous hike to the famous Taktsang
Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (5hrs hike to and fro the base camp). If time allows, you can
visit the Paro National Museum or Kitchu Monastery or maybe just endeavour a rejeuvenating
hot stone bath. Later enjoy a special Bhutanese Dance/Karoke night, at the hotel. Overnight
stay will be at Paro.
After breakfast check out of your hotel and leave for PBH airport for your onward journey. As
you go home let the everlasting memory of the radiant Himalayas and this beautiful serene
kingdom linger in your mind and prompt you now and again to revisit this place.