Day 01 : Bagdogra
After your arrival at Bagdogra, you will get on to the private vehicle and proceed to Phuntsholing/ Jaigoan. After the immigration procedure, you are scheduled to check-in at hotel.
Overnight Stay at Phuntsholing/ Jaigoan
Day 02 : Thimphu
Today, you will leave for Thimphu. Thimphu, is the capital city and also the centre of government of Bhutan. Despite the rapid urbanisation, Thimphu has managed to retain its cultural identity and values. You will be greeted by gleaming valleys, jagged mountains and green forests, on your way to Thimpu. En-route, you will visit the Dam to witness the mind blowing view followed by Dantak. Brace yourself to witness some breathtaking views from the highest motorable road on Dantak Project.
You will proceed to check-in to your hotel immediately after your arrival at Thimphu.
Overnight Stay at Thimphu
Day 03 : Thimphu
After completing the permit procedure for Punakha permit, you will set out to explore the local tourist destinations of Thimpu. Tango monastery, Tachi-Chhu Dzong, Thimphu valley, National Zoo, National Museum, National handicraft & Buddha’s statue are the tourist spots that you will be covering today. The Tango Goemba site has had religious significance since the 12th century when it was the home of the Lama, who brought the Drukpa Kagyupa school of Buddhism to Bhutan. The Tango monastery was built there in the 15th century by Drukpa Kunley ("The Divine Madman”). Tango is the highest centre of Buddhist learning in the country; almost every Je Khenpo (religious head of Bhutan) has completed the 9-year program here. You’ll be awestruck when you visit the Thimphu valley. Located at an altitude of 2320 metres, the Thimpu valley, allows you to witness some mesmerising views.
Overnight Stay at Thimphu
Day 04 :
After you are done with the documentation process, you will set out on an excursion to Punakha and Wangdue. The valley of Punakha is warmer than Thimphu valley. On the way to Punakha, you will visit the Dochula Pass, also known as 108 Chortens, which is adorned with colourful prayer flags. This is the highest pass between Thimpu and Punakha. Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang and Wangdue are the places that you are you going to visit in the latter half of the day. The Punakha Dzong, often referred to as the 'Palace of Happiness', is the second oldest and second largest dzong in Bhutan. This spectacular emblem of Bhutanese religious architecture sits right at the confluence of the Mo Chhu and Pho Chhu rivers and is said to be the obvious key to unlocking Punakha’s secrets.
Overnight Stay at Punakha
Day 05 : Paro
You will leave for Paro, today. On arrival, you will immediately proceed for the check-in at hotel. You have leisure time at your disposal. One of the most beautiful of Bhutan's valleys, Paro was has been the centre of two of the most important trade routes to Tibet. Paro is all about ancient temples, massive forts, monasteries, picturesque villages and scenic hikes.
Overnight Stay at Paro
Day 06 :
You will start the Paro sightseeing tour with a visit to Drukgyel and Taktsang monastery after a trek of 6 hrs. The Taktsang Monastery is a small monastery hung far up on a cliff overlooking the spectacular valley. It is also one of thirteen small monasteries or "tiger's lairs" where the Guru Rinpoche or "Precious Master" also known as the "Second Buddha" of Bhutan is said to have meditated. After this, you will visit the Kyichu Lhakhang- a Himalayan Buddhist Temple. Kyichu Lhakhang was actually a small structure at the time of its establishment and was expanded in size and grandeur by many Buddist saints, over a period of time. You will then visit Ta- dzong-now known as the National museum, which holds the fascinating relics art and religious thangkhas and Ringpung dzong-the administration office.
Overnight Stay at Paro
Day 07 : Gorumara
You will leave for Gorumara early in the morning. On arrival, you will check-in at the resort. After taking some rest, you are scheduled to take the Safari which starts at 4.00 pm. The Gorumara National Park is situated on the bank of rivers Murti and Raidak in Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal. It is a small forest area about 80 sq. km. It used to be well known for its population of the one-horned Rhinoceros. In 1949, Gorumara forest was declared as wildlife sanctuary and in the year of 1992 it was declared as National Park. Besides the one horned rhinoceros, you will find numerous kinds of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects at this National Park. Indian Rhinoceros, Gaur, Asian Elephant, Sloth bear, Chital, Bengal Tigers, Indian Wild Dogs, , Scarlet Minivet, Sunbird, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Spangled Drongo, Great Indian Hornbill, Woodpeckers, Duck, Indian Python, and King Cobra are some of the animals that are inhabitants of the National Park.
Overnight Stay at Gorumara
Day 08 :
After breakfast, you will board your homebound flight from the Bagdogra Airport.