Arrive Paro and drive to the Thimphu from Paro. The almost two hour’s journey snakes through the beautiful valleys.
Towards evening visit the Buddha Dordenma, located in Kuenselphodrang Nature Park and overlooks the Southern entrance to Thimphu Valley.
This massive statue measures in at a height of 51.5 m, making it one of the largest statues of Buddha in the world. The statue is made of bronze and is gilded in gold.
Visit to Takin Zoo in Motithang
Visit to National Library which holds the Buddhist manuscripts.
Visit to the Traditional Medicine Institute, where centuries old healing arts such as acupuncture and herbal remedies are still practiced.
Visit to Tashichhodzong, centre of government and religion, site of King’s throne room, and seat of Je Khenpo.
Also visit to Third King’s Memorial Chorten.
Drive to Punakha about 2 and half hour journey which en route through Dochula pass where 108 monasteries stand beautifully.
Visit to Punakha Dzong, which is not only the second oldest and second largest dzong but it also has one of the most majestic structures in the country. October 13, 2011 marked an unforgettable wedding of the King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck to Jetsun Pema which was held at Punakha Dzong.
Towards evening travel back to Thimphu.
Travel to Paro and then hike to Taktshang (the tiger nest), the hike which is not missed by any tourist visiting Bhutan.
Towards evening stroll through the Paro Town and spend the night in Hotel in Paro
Departure from Paro airport after breakfast