Post breakfast, get ready to enjoy the second phase of the sightseeing tour at Thimphu. The attractions to be covered on this day are:
Institute for Zorig Chusum- The institute is also famed as 'the painting school' where students acquire specialization in about 13 indigenous arts and crafts of Bhutan. The duration of each course varies between 4 to 6 years.
Craft Bazar / Handicraft Emporium- Explore an enthralling collection of colorful craft products and handwoven textiles. The emporium is operated under the flagship of the Bhutan Government. Visitors may buy the handicrafts as souvenirs.
Textile Museum- The Bhutan Textile Museum is popularly known as the 'National Textile Museum'. This is the best place to visit and acquire in-depth knowledge about the national weaving art of Bhutan, along with local dresses, hand-woven textiles, and varied traditional weaving techniques.
Takin Mini Zoo/Motithang Takin Preserve Center- Visit the mini zoo and spot the national animal of Bhutan, Takin. This is an endangered species and appears to be a hybrid of a goat and a cow. This mini zoo provides shelter to Takin and also preserves their population. Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the 4th King of Bhutan, established this zoo.
Later, in the evening, return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay in Thimphu.