On arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) Bagdogra Airport (IXB) Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) Siliguri Guest will be received by our executive who will be waiting just outside of the airport or railway station He will assist guest to board the vehicle to proceed for Phuentsholling The drive is of 165 kilometers i.e. 4 to 4 hours drive through the lush green Tea Estate of Duars - On arrival at Phuentsholling Check into hotel - The border of India and Bhutan, the Indian side is known as Jaigaon and the Bhutan part is called Phuentsholling - Situated at an altitude of nearly 980 feet is a small settlement Night stay at Hotel at either Phuentsholling or Jaigaon.
Early morning breakfast Obtain permit with assistance from our representative - Proceed for Thimpu The drive is beautiful, and one can see some waterfalls along the way Thimpu is a charming city, probably the smallest capital in the world, resting in the heart of the Himalayas - The skyline hardly changes as new buildings are all constructed in traditional Bhutanese style - It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan It is a lively place, interesting combination of tradition and modernity - Thimpu is situated at an elevation of 2350 meters 7710 feet - Reach.
Early morning breakfast - Visit to the National Memorial Chorten built in honour of our late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk and the Dupthop Lhakhang One can visit the National Library, stocked with ancient Buddhist manuscripts, and the Painting School where traditional art is still kept alive through instructions in the art of painting Thangkas - After lunch visit Traditional Medicine Institute and to Lungtenzampa - Visit to the Tashichho Dzong, seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo - The Tashichho Dzong is open to visitors only in winter when the Je Khenpo and the monks move to Punakha the ancient winter capital of Bhutan - Drive to Simtokha Dzong and visit the Handicrafts emporium Transfer to Paro Check into Hotel resort Night stay at Paro.
Early morning breakfast Paro has many sites for tourist to roam around Three night stay is the minimum requirement to visit all places - The main tourist attractions in Paro are Nya-mey Zam or the bridge with no fish - Ta Dzong, Tameans to see watch and dzong means fortress - Dungtse Lhankhang - Drukgyel Dzong or fortress of the victorious Drukpas - Kyichu Lhakhang - Kila Gompa - Druk Choeding - Next Rinpung Dzong or the fortress of the heap of jewels- Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong situated at commanding height, overlooking Paro valley - This Dzong is symbolic as the religious and secular centre of all affairs of the valley - Late afternoon back to hotel Evening free to stroll around the local market Night stay in hotel resort in Paro.
After breakfast, drive to Phuentsholing en route - Thimpu Phuentsholing road was built in 1962 by Dantak, the Indian Border road organization - The drive on this route is very pleasant with numerous scenic spots en route - Just before, arriving Phuentsholing, visit Kharbandi Goemba, the monastery built in 1967 - It houses the large and attractive statues of Sakyamuni, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Guru Rinpoche Arrive Phuentsholling Evening free to stroll around the area Check into Hotel - Overnight at the hotel in Phuentsholing.
Early morning breakfast or breakfast on the route Check out of the hotel and start for Phuntsho Chholing (Phuntsholing) Dooars New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) Bagdogra Airport (IXB) Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) Siliguri One can stay in Dooars or drive directly to Airport or station - Siliguri is roughly 170 kilometers and is 4 5 hours drive Forwarding journey.