Day-1 Paro Airport – Thimphu Transfer to Thimphu (7,710 ft.) the capital city of Bhutan. Thimphu is a city offering an old world charm of a Himalayan Kingdom alongwith Monasteries, museums and a distinct heritage character. Evening explore the Thimpu town by walk.
Day-2 Thimphu Sightseeing Visit Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue) a place for refreshing with a huge statue of Buddha on the top of the Kuensel Phodrang, National Memorial Chorten (Monument) & Folk Heritage Museum. Visit Sangaygang View Point, Changangkha Monastery, Takin Preserve Centre, the national animal of Bhutan can be seen here, Tashichho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion).
Day-3 Thimphu – Punakha/Wangdue Sightseeing Drive to Punakha / Wangdue via stopping at Dochu-La-Pass (3150 mts.) for picturesque views. Visit Punakha Dzong - built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Visit the Chhimi Lhakhang - The Temple, also known as “The Temple of Fertility”.
Day-4 Punakha – Bumthang Check out from hotel and drive to Trongsa across Pele-La-Pass (11.120 ft). Stop Enroute Chendbji Chorten - built in the style of the great Bodhanath Choten of Nepal. Further ahead visit Trongsa Dzong – It was the seat of power over central & eastern Bhutan and Ta Dzong - An ancient watch tower. The chapel inside is said to be dedicated to the Trongsa Penlop Jigme Namgyal. Then drive further to Bumthang over the Yutong-La-Pass (11,155 ft). While in Chumey valley in Bumthang, visit the Yathra Weaving Factory - It is the most famous textile product of Bumthang.
Day-5 Bumthang Sightseeing Visit Jakar Dzong: Literally meaning the Castle of White Bird. The current structure was built in 1667. Lamey Goemba: A large palace and monastery built in 18th century by Dasho Phuntsho Wangdi Jambay Lhakhang: built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet. In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. Chakhar Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Iron Castle, the original palace was made of Iron and hence the name “Chakhar”. Kurjey Lhakhang: Named after body print of Guru Rimpoche. In afternoon, visit Tamshing Lhakhang: Literally meaning the Temple of the good message. The evening ends visit a local handloom weaving house and Interact with the weavers.
Day-6 Excursion to Ura Village Excursion to Ura village and visit the new Ura monastery. On the way visit the Mebartso - The burning lake. Stroll around the village and return back to hotel. In evening, walk to the Swiss farm where apple juice, cider, cheese etc are made.
Day-7 Bumthang – Punakha / Wangdue After breakfast drive to Punakha. Reach Punakha by late afternoon.
Day-8 Punakha/Wangdue – Paro Sightseeing After breakfast drive to Paro (7,483 ft.). via stopping at Royal Botanical Park. In afternoon, visit Ta Dzong - National Museum with an excellent collection of arts, relics, religious thangkha and Rinpung Dzong - Meaning "fortress of the heap of jewels".
Day-9 Paro Sightseeing Visit Drukgyel Dzong and famous Taktsang Monastery - called “Tiger's Nest” (2hrs hike from the base camp) & Kyichu Monastery.
Day-10 Excursion to Chele-La-Pass Excursion to Chele-La-Pass (13,088 ft.)- The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jomolhari and Jichu Drake. Enjoy the scenic beauty & memorable landscapes from Chele-La-Pass.
Day-11 Paro Airport Check out from hotel and get transferred to Paro Airport for your onward journey back home.
Thimphu - Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan and one of the most visited destinations of Bhutan. Thimphu is a city offering an old world charm of a Himalayan Kingdom alongwith Monasteries, museums and a distinct heritage character.
Punakha - Punakha Valley is a riverside town and rice bowl of Bhutan and is renowned for the countryside character it offers.
Bumthang - Bumthang is a remote area in Bhutan consists of the four mountain valleys of Ura, Chumey, Tang and Choekhor ("Bumthang") and visited for off-beat character and known for its rural countryside experience.
Paro - The beautiful Paro valley provides a visitor with all the essential elements of Bhutan in general. Ancient temples, massive forts, monasteries, picturesque villages, scenic hikes, and drives. Zhiwa Ling is in close proximity to the many attractions the Paro valley has to offer