Bhutan Cultural Tour

9 - 12 Days

Bhutan Cultural Tour

TYPOLOGIES

Cultural

+ 2
DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

3 Years

Trip Introduction

Bhutan Cultural Tour is the best cultural tour available for individuals in the region of South Asia. This trip offers you a pool of opportunities to be a part of natural splendors, cultural grandeurs, history, and adventures. If you want to get the feel of the remote and distinctive Himalayan Kingdom closer, you should definitely go with the best option by experiencing the Bhutan Cultural Tour.

Our team will start the Bhutan Cultural Tour by passing from the beautiful Paro Valley, so that you may visit a few of the significant places, which include Lhakhang Temple, Rinpung Dzong, Drugyal Dzong, and so on. Moreover, you will visit many interesting landmarks in the capital city of Thimphu and discover Gangtey as well as Punakha to enjoy the panoramic views of the black mountain ranges.

Trip Highlights

Trip Overview
  • Trip lets you discover the delightful Thimpu City, which has gained
    its recognition as the capital city worldwide for without traffic
    lights.
  • The tour gets the opportunity to explore the warm and remote
    villages as well as marvel at beautiful mountain ranges of the Himalayas
    in Bhutan.
  • The trip gives the opportunity to visit the most beautiful and the
    unique Buddhist monasteries available across the world, including the
    famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery of Bhutan.
  • Tourists will be able to be part of specialized cultural shows and famous festivals during the entire tour.

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Flight to the Paro City in Bhutan

On your arrival at the airport, our guide will receive you at the airport and later on, will take you to the hotel. Meanwhile, you will get the opportunity to visit the Paro National Museum and have a look at its valuable collections, which include stuffed animals, crafts, paintings, and textiles before your overnight stay in the hotel..

DAY 2 -Sightseeing Tour to Paro

Today, you will dedicate your entire day to the exploration of the highlights present in Paro. Particularly, we will take you to visit Kichu Temple, Drugyel Dzong, and Paro Rinpung Dzong, along with a special type of farmhouse. After lunch, you will visit the legendary Taktsang Monastery, known popularly as the Tiger’s Nest Monastery and acted as the most unique monasteries of Buddhists across the world. After this, you have to stay overnight at your booked hotel in Paro.

DAY 3 - Drive to the capital city Thimphu

On the third day of your Bhutan cultural tour, you will experience a drive to Thimphu in a 2 hour period. After taking rest, you may move out to view the King’s Memorial named Chorten and find nearby places in Thimphu, while staying overnight at your booked hotel.

DAY 4Full-day Sightseeing Tour in the Capital City Thimphu

On this full-day sightseeing tour to the capital city of Thimphu, you will get the opportunity to view the beautiful sites, which include the visit to Zangdopelri Temple, Zilukha and Tashicho Dzong, while later on, come to the hotel at the Thimphu.

DAY 5Drive to Punakha and Wangdue Phodrang

Today, we will continue with our drive to Punakha and Wangdiphodrang. Later on, we will move from the Dochula Pass to enjoy panoramic views present in the snow-cladding mountain ranges of Bhutan. Once we complete our journey by reaching Punakha, we visit its famous Dzong, which was the previous Bhutanese winter capital, and hike up for visiting the Chimi Lkhakhang Temple before returning to Punakha for the overnight stay.

DAY 6 - Drive to Bumthang (Jakar) via Punakha

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DAY 7 - Full-day Sightseeing Tour in the Bumthang

Our sightseeing tour in Bumthang will begin with a drive to the Jambay Ihakang. Gere, you will find many popular yet worthy places, such as Kurjey Monastery Complex and Chakar Temple, while by crossing the nearby bridge on Chamkar Chu River, you will eventually reach the famous Tamshing Lhakang. Other than this, you will get the opportunity of visiting a new monastery named Namhai Nyingpo.

DAY 8 - Ura Valley Excursion and Tshechu Festival

On the eighth day of your tour, you will experience an excursion to the Ura Valley, recognized as the highest valley among all other valleys found in the Bumthang region. Here, you will find a glimpse of the culture and tradition possessed by Bhutanese people and get the opportunity to be a part of Tshechu Festival and stay in a house of Ura.

DAY 9 - Return Journey to Bumthang

After we explore the Tshechu Festival for the entire day, we will drive back to Bumthang by following the same route.

DAY 10 Drive to Trongsa from Bumthang

Again, we will retrace our drive across the Yotongla Pass and descend within Trongsa. After we drive for 3 hours, we reach the famous Trongsa Dzong and a watch tower named Ta Dzong, while staying during the night at a nearby hotel.

DAY 11 Drive to Paro from Trongsa and Thimphu

By leaving Trongsa in the East, we will return to the western direction and stop to have our visit in the Chendebji Chorten on our way. After this, we will continue to pass from Pelela Pass and descend in the valleys of Wangdi and Punakha. Furthermore, by driving from beautiful pine forests and blossoming hills, we eventually reach the Dochula Pass and finally arrive at Paro from Thimphu.

DAY 12 Departure from Paro

Today, our team will transfer to the Paro airport, so that you may continue with your flight to get back to your own destination.