Day 1: Transfer to Thimphu Valley from Phuentsholing (6hrs drive)
After finishing all border formalities in Phuentsholing, a scenic drive takes you to the charming valley of Thimphu. Entire drive is very pleasant with numerous scenic spots en route. Sights on the way include a visit to Kharbandi Gompa, 4 km ahead of Phuentsholing. This is a beautiful monastery situated in garden of tropical plants and flowers. The monastery contains paintings depicting scenes from the life of Buddha and statues of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Guru Rimpoche. From the monastery garden there is a splendid view of Phuentsholing and plains of West Bangal and their tea gardens beyond. Lunch would be served en route. Upon arrival, check-in the Hotel. Evening take an exploratory walk around Thimphu main street, visiting shops, local market. It provides excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.