After breakfast drive to Thimphu(65KM), 1 1/2 car hour drive. • Thimphu Sightseeing which includes, Thimphu memorial Chorten. The Memorial Chorten, also known as the Thimphu Chorten, is a chorten in Thimphu, located on Doeboom Lam in the southern-central part of the city near the main roundabout and Indian military hospital. The chorten, built in 1974 to honour the 3rd King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1928–1972), is a prominent landmark in the city with its golden spires and bells. In 2008, it underwent extensive renovation. It is popularly known as “the most visible religious landmark in Bhutan”. It was consecrated by His Holiness; the Late Dudjom Rimpoche.This chorten is unlike other chortens as it does not enshrine the mortal remains of the late King. Only the King’s photo in a ceremonial dress adorns a hall in the ground floor. The King when he was alive wanted to build “a chorten to represent the mind of the Buddha”. • Visit Sunday Market(only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday)-There is a large indoor weekend market in the capital, Thimphu, where locals buy grains, cheese, and vegetables. There are also stalls selling inexpensive ritual objects and souvenirs for tourists. Visit Archery field nearby to see how Bhutanese play Archery. • Visit Changkhangkha Lhakhang, This monastery was built in 15th century by the lama Phajo Drugom Zhipo) where the new born child of Thimphu valley are taken to receive 1st blessing from a High Lama. • Visit 169 ft Buddha Dordenma is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue under construction in the mountains of Bhutan. The statue will house over one lakh (one hundred thousand) smaller Buddha statues, each of which, like the Buddha Dordenma itself, will be made of bronze and gilded in gold. The Buddha Dordenma is sited amidst the ruins of Kuensel Phodrang, the palace of Sherab Wangchuck, the thirteenth Desi Druk, overlooking the southern approach to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Upon completion by the end of 2008, it will be one of the largest Buddha rupas in the world, at a height of 169 feet (51.5 meters). • Visit TashichoeDzong and many more depending upon time. Tashichhoedzong is a Buddhist monastery and fortress on the northern edge of the city of Thimpu in Bhutan, on the western bank of the Wang Chu. It has traditionally been the seat of the Druk Desi (or “Dharma Raja”), the head of Bhutan’s civil government, an office which has been combined with the kingship since the creation of the monarchy in 1907, and summer capital of the country. • After early breakfast drive or bike to Tango Monastery. The Tango Monastery is a Buddhist monastery located 14 km to the north of the capital city of Thimphu in Bhutan, near Cheri Mountain. It was founded by Lama Gyalwa Lhanampa in the 13th century and built in its present form by Tenzin Rabgye, the 4th Temporal Ruler in 1688. In 1616, the Tibetan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, meditated in its cave. The self-emanated form of the wrathful Hayagriva is deified in the monastery. It belongs to the Drukpa Kagyu School of Buddhism in Bhutan. Following the trail, the walk uphill takes about 40 minutes to reach the monastery. The word Tango literally means ‘horse head’ and is derived from the deity Tandin (Hayagriva) that features the head of a horse. • After Lunch visit Dupthop Lhakhang one of the few surviving nunneries in Bhutan. We then 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 (sacred Buddhist religious scrolls). • Visit Mini Zoo (our national animal Takin) and Sangaygang to view Thimphu Vallaey. • Visit Lungtenzampa to observe the Royal silver smiths and Bhutanese paper factory at work. • Visit Folk Heritage Museum. A three storied traditional building houses the Folk Heritage Museum. The earthen and timber building was renovated and restored few years ago to appear as it was century ago. • This museum provides glimpse into the traditional Bhutanese life. The artifacts which are kept inside the house remind the visitors about how the rural Bhutanese live today. • Evening drive to Punakha (3 hours drive). On the way you have pass by Dochula pass (3050m). There you will see 108 stupas which were built by our grand queens. Visit Druk Wangyel Lhakhang , which now stands on the crest of Dochu-la. Overlooking the unique spiral of 108 Khangzang Wangyal Chhortens, the serene lhakhang, dedicated to “Glorious Victory”, Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck has achieved a fine blend of history and mythology in the construction of The Druk Wangyal Lhakhang to honour His Majesty the fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The past and future appear to merge in the details of the lhakhang that tells the story of a supreme warrior figure whose vision pierces the distant future. sits like the core of a living mandala formed by the great snow-clad northern mountain range that shimmers in the distance.is near to 108 stupas. If the weather is clear, we will stop for a while at Dochula pass (3050m) to view Higher Himalayas. • Over night in Punakha.