DAY 01 – BKK/DEL/CCU/KTM/DAC TO PARO, BHUTAN
Take the flight from above sectors of Druk-Air and Bhutan Airline and transfer to Paro, International Airport in Bhutan and during on air enjoy the view of snow capped mountain and valleys of Himalayas. On arrival the Representative of Bhutan Terma Excursion will receive you and transfer to Thimphu the capital of Bhutan and check into hotels. If time prevail, make visit to the places of interest or stroll around the city. Ovrnight Hotel.
DAY 02 – Thimphu – Sightseeing & Paro
Morning visit the places of interest like Memorial Chorten of third King of Bhutan, Huge Statue of Buddha with view of Thimphu valley, Changangkha monastery of 13 century, perversion of Takin the national animal of Bhutan, Zelukha nunnery, Art & Craft School, Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, and Tashichho-Dzong the main secretariat building (Fortress) which houses the King’s Throne building and the summer residential place of Chief Abbot and monks of Bhutan. Overnight Hotel.
DAY 03 – THIMPHU – PUNAKHA
To-day, after breakfast drive to Punakha valley the old capital of Bhutan and yet the winter presidential palace for the Chief Abbot and his monks in winter. The drive is of three hours with gradual ascent to cross the Dochu-la pass where on the clear day one could enjoy the view of Himalayas and stop for short break for tea or coffee to enjoy the view. Continue the drive all the way down through the green forest and by passing the farm villages and farm lands to Punakha and check into hotel. After lunch drive to visit the famous Punakha Dzong of 1637 built at the confluence of Pho-chu and Mo-chu (male &female river), visit the Chimi Lhakhang of 15th century founded by the divine mad lama and walk around the Khuru town. Overnight Hotel.
DAY 04 – PUNAKHA – GANGTEY GOMPA – PUNAKHA
To-day make an excursion to Phobjekha valley, the winter migration place of the Black Necked Crane and to visit the Gangtey Gompa (monastery) of 16th century founded by the disciple of Terton Pema Lingpa, the treasure discoverer. The journey is on the open by passing the villages and farmlands of the Wangdi region and through the green forest to cross Lawa-la Alt. 3370 M to Phobjekha valley for three hours. Visit Gangtey monastery and the black Necked Crane center and if interested one could hike around the valley for few hours. After lunch drive back to Punakha for the overnight in Hotel.
DAY 05 – PUNAKHA – PARO
After breakfast, drive to Paro across Dochu-la and by pass the Thimphu city and check into hotel. After Lunch visit place of interest like National Museum of Bhutan, Rimpong Dzong (fortress) the main administrative center and the state monastery of Paro region, Dungtsi Lhakhang of 15th century founded by the great mediator who found and built iron chain bridge in Bhutan and stroll in Paro town.
DAY 06 – PUNAKHA – CHELI-LA PASS:
To-day drive to cheli-la pass Alt. 3985M with country sightseeing and through the conifer forest and view of Jumolhari and its ranges on the clear day. One could enjoy the view of Paro valley and the Haa valley in the other side. Once on the top you could enjoy the hike on the ridges with views of the valleys, mountains and green shrubs with flowers. If interested one could visit Kila Gompa, a remote nunnery at Cheli-la. Drive back to Paro for Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 07 – PARO – TAKSANG (TIGER NEST) MONASTERY
To-day the hiking trip to Tiger Nest (Taksang) monastery. You will drive for half an hour to the starting point for the hike. The hike is of three hours and altitude on the top is 10,000 ft. high above the sea level. The hike is gradual ascent with zig zag trial and after an hour make short stop at cafeteria to relax with hot up of tea or coffee and continue the hike for another hour till the sheer drop with steps opposite to the monastery and cling on the railing decent down on the steps to cross the stream from waterfall and ascent to the monastery. Visit the monastery and enjoy the view down in the valley. Now hike back on the same trail and make short stop for lunch in the cafeteria and continue the hike to catch the transport to drive you hotel. Overnight Hotel.
DAY 08 – PARO – BAKK/DEL/CCU/KTM/DAC
To-day you will be transferred to Paro International Airport to catch the flight for your next destination. Your guide and driver will see you to the airport and bid farewell.