Bhutan Cultural Tour – The time to explore “the land of thunder dragons” has arrived. Our properly tailored cultural tour of Bhutan incorporates all the major towns and the landmarks inside them.
The next destination during Bhutan Tour is Thimpu, where we explore Changankha Monastery, Memorial Stupa Zilukha Nunnery, and other important sites related to rich Bhutanese culture. The last destination of this tour in Bhutan traverses through Bhutan’s one of the most beautiful landscapes, which is seen from Dochu La Pass on the way to Punakha. At Punakha, we explore Punakha Dzong, which is the 17th-century ancient palace. We also explore Chimi Lakhang at Punakha, which holds great significance among women who offer prayers here for conceiving a child.
Overall, this cultural tour in Bhutan caters great cultural highlights of Bhutan blending so much well with its natural delights and wonderful people and their lifestyles. Pack your bags and fly to Bhutan so that we can show you a different world, where people live a very content life despite being deprived of so many things.
- Pick up and drop in Kathmandu.
- Round trip flight Kathmandu paro Kathmandu or Paro Delhi.
- Bhutan Tours by Guide and Vehicle with full board meal on hotel.
- All kinds of Sightseeing entrance fees during Bhutan and Nepal tour.
- All Bhutan express travel permit and necessary permit.
- Bhutan and Nepal personal expenses.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Personal Clothing and equipment.
- Travel insurance and tips for guide and Driver.
- All Bar bills and drinks as per itinerary.
- Local personal donation and beverages cost.
- International flight except Bhutan.
Arrival Paro airport and transfer to hotel.
Fly from Kathmandu to Paro airport, by our company representative and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon, visit the Paro National Museum which houses collection of art and art facts from all over Bhutan. The Museum is housed in the ancient watch tower to Paro Dzong. Later visit the Paro Dzong, ancient castle fortress built in 1645 and it houses the Paro monastic body and office of Paro district civil authority. Evening visit to a traditional Bhutanese farm house. Overnight hotel.
Morning hike/horse-ride to the legendary Taktsang Monastery
Perched on a cliff 800 meter above Paro valley. Afternoon visit the ruins of the Drukgyel Dzong which was built in 1647 in commemoration of the Bhutan victory over the ancient Tibetan invasion. The dzong was burned down by tragic fire accident in 1951 and since then has been in ruins. Then on visit the 7th century Kyichu Monastery built by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and finally visit the Dungtse Monastery built in1421. Evening drive to Thimphu – 1 hr. 30 mins. drive / 63 kms. Overnight hotel in Thimphu.
Visit the Memorial Stupa built in memory of the late third king of Bhutan, 15th century Changankha Monastery, Takins, National animal of Bhutan and Thimphu view point. From the view point, a pleasant hike to Wangtse Monastery would also be refreshing. Then visit: Zilukha Nunnery, one of the monasteries for female monks still in existence, visit the National Library, Folk and Heritage Museum, Traditional School of Arts and Craft, Indigenous Hospital, Textile Museum, Handicraft Emporium and the Hand-made Paper factory. Evening leisurely explore Thimphu city. Overnight hotel.
Morning drive to Punakha/Wangdi valley about 3 hrs. drive / 73 kms.
The drive will take you via the Dochula pass – 3150 meter. A wide range of the east Himalayan ranges are visible from the pass on a clear day. Also on the pass, you will see the 108 Druk Wangyel Stupa built by one of the queen mothers of Bhutan. In Punakha visit the Punakha Dzong – ancient castle fortress built 1637, take a short hike to Chimi Lhakhang passing through village houses and rice fields. Chimi Lhakhang is a special monastery for sterile women, a place of worship for fertility. Evening drive to Paro and enjoy Traditional Hot Stone Bath. Overnight hotel.
Departure, after breakfast we will drop to airport for final departure.