(4N/5D) - CODE ( 118 )
Day - 1 : Arrival and Transfer to Phuentsholling
Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting to reach Phuentsholling/Jaigaon-Phuentsholling is 170 kilometres and 6 hours drive from Siliguri-Phuentsholling is in India and Bhutan border-The Indian side is called Jaigaon and the Bhutanese side is called Phuentsholling-Foreigners need to have Bhutan Visa clearance documents if they want to visit the rest of Bhutan -They should carry passport size photos and passport along with visa clearance documents-Foreigners without proper documents won t be allowed in Bhutan-Indian Nationals don’t require visa or passport to visit rest of Bhutan but any identity document like election commission I.D card is required-Permit is not required for visiting Phuentsholling only but other parts of Bhutan-Check into the hotel- In the evening one can go about in auto rickshaw exploring the place -Overnight stay in Phuen
Day - 2 : Transfer to Paro after Permit formalities
After preparing permit etc - Transfer from Jaigaon / Phuentsholling to Paro – Nearly 6 – 6 ½ hours will bring you to Paro – Paro town is known for its scenic beauty, wooden villages and historical building it is one of the most beautiful towns of Bhutan-Check into Hotel-After Lunch drive for visit to Rinpung Dzong-Rinpung Dzong is a fortress monastery believed to be built by Guru Rinponche and then reconstructed by Ngawang Namgyal-It is an architectural wonder-It houses collection of masks and costumes-Ta dzong, an ancient watchtower build at a hill above Rinpung Dzong is now a National Museum of Bhutan-Back to the hotel-Evening guest can buy some Bhutanese handicraft-Overnight Stay in Paro
Day - 3 : Paro Sight Seeing (Full day)
Early morning breakfast-Morning excursion to Taktsang Monastery, also called the Tiger’s Nest-Guru Rinpoche/Padmasambhava is believed to have meditated here for three years, three months and three days-Back to hotel for Lunch-After Lunch visit to Rinpung Dzong built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan-Ta Dzong National Museum holds fascinating collection of art,relics,thangka paintings and postal stamps- to Drukgyel Dzongs, was a fortress built to commemorate victory over the invading Tibetan forces-Destroyed by fire 1950 -KyichuLhakhang,Druk Choeding,Dungtse Lhakhang-Adventure sports like trekking, hiking and bird watching is also available here Please note it is not possible to cover all the places mentioned in a single day-In the evening free to visit local markets-Overnight stay in Paro
Day - 4 : Transfer from Paro to Phuentsholling
Early morning breakfast - Transfer from Paro to Jaigaon / Phuentsholling - A drive of nearly 180 kilometers, a drive of approximately 6 – 6 ½ hours - After breakfast transfer to Phuentsholing – On the way take a short stop at Chuzom, the confluence of Paro and Thimphu rivers with three different style of stupas adorn this confluence - Drive further through Chapcha and later take 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 stay at hotel in Phuentsholing.
Day - 5 : Departure
Early morning breakfast - Drive to Siliguri - After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Nearly 170 kilometers 6 -6½ hours drive – Forwarding Journey.