DAY 1 | Wednesday, March 23 | DELHI TO PARO / THIMPHU
Early the following morning, the group flew from New Delhi, India to Paro, Bhutan. After a spectacular sun-rise flight along the Himalayan mountain range, the pilot negotiated the challenging landing at Paro Airport with great precision and received applause from his passengers. Once immigration was completed, a tea and rice ceremony was offered to Rinpoche, the Mindrolling family and the entire group. Following this warm welcome everyone climbed into waiting buses and met the drivers and guides who would be with them for the entire pilgrimage. The journey from Paro to Thimphu took several hours and group members peered eagerly from the windows to see this new and magical land.
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