Day 01 - Paro-Thimphu
Arrive at Paro airport, you will be received by the representative of HTOI and would be further assisted & transferred to Thimphu. Rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 - Thimphu
After having breakfast take a tour of the National Library that houses a huge collection of the ancient Buddhist manuscripts, the Traditional Medicine Institute and the School of Thangkha Painting. Also visit Dechenchholing valley and experience the silver and gold smiths at work. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 - Thimphu
Today visit the weekly local market and experience the atmosphere of the vegetable bazaar, the Memorial Chorten of his late Majesty King Jime Dorje Wangchuk, the Tashichho Dzong & National Assembly. After lunch visit a handicrafts Emporium to view the exquisite artistry of traditional crafts and textiles. Rest of the time is kept free for shopping & other optional activities. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 - Thimphu-Mendegang
Today take a 02 hr’s drive to Mendegang passing through the Dochula Pass. Take a short halt at Cochula for tea and snacks. Arrive in Mendegang and check in to the hotel. Later take an excursion to Punakha Dzong - the Punakha High School. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 - Mendegang-Gangtey Gompa-Mendegang
Have leisurely breakfast and drive further to Gangtey Gompa and appreciate the beautiful interiors of Bhutan. Later enjoy your lunch and experience in the valley of Gompa. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 - Mendegang-Paro
Today, drive to Paro via Thimphu. Have lunch at Thimphu. On the way visit the Simtokha Dzong - the oldest castle of its kind in Bhutan which is now a religious university. Arrive at Paro, check in to the hotel.
Day 07 - Paro
Take a daylong sightseeing tour of the Drukgley Dzong. If the day is clear, you may see the 24,000 feet white domed peak of sacred Chomolhari (Mt. of Goddess). Visit National Museum situated in an ancient watch tower- it houses the rich collection of weapons, Thangkha, textiles and artefacts. Later take a small walk to Paro Rimpung Dzong. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 - Paro-Departure
At appropriate time, you will be transferred to Paro international airport to embark the flight back to the onward destination. The tour will culminate here.