Bhutan Culture Tour
Trip at a Glance
- Trip Name: Bhutan Culture Tour
- Trip Code: TMBP-01
- Trip Duration: 7 days
- Activities: Sightseeing tour
- Accommodation: Hotel
- Meals: All meals
- Transportation: Private vehicle
- Best Season: Autumn & Spring
- Country: Bhutan
Bhutan is a tiny Himalayan Kingdom enrich with magical nature and cultural heritage. It is the only remaining Vajrayana Buddhist kingdom in the world. Our Bhutan Cultural Tour lasts for 7 days including the insight features of beautiful Paro valley, Capital Thimpu and Punakha.
In our arrival destination Paro, we visit Ta-Dzong museum and Rinpung Dzong. After doing pleasant hike of Tiger’s Nest monastery, we go to encounter numerous monuments of capital city Thimpu. The city houses King’s memorial chorten, Nunnery temple, Thimpu Dxong, Zoo and many others. Punakha is very famous for the stunning mountains view. The tour concludes with return back to Paro.
Day 01: Arrival in Paro (2,200m)
Arrive Paro from your convenient location On arrival at Paro airport we will receive by Bhutan tour guide and transfer to the hotel. The flight to Bhutan is spectacular with the great Himalayan peak appearing. After lunch visit the Ta-Dzong built in the 17th century, as watchtower to defend Rinpung Dzong below. This Dzong was later converted into the National Museum in 1967, and is filled with antique Tanka paintings, textiles, weapons and amour. Drive to the Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century to defend the valley against the Tibetan invaders. The Dzong is now used as an administrative center and school for monks. Overnight in selected Hotel.
Day 02: Drive Paro to Thimphu (2,350m)
Frm Paro we make 54 km/2hrs drive and then hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) situated at 3,180 meters elevation. The monastery is hanging on the edge of a steep rock face above 900 meters from Paro Valley. After having explored the monastery, you will hike down then transfer to capital of Bhutan Thimpu. Overnight in Thimphu at selected hotel.
Day 03: Thimphu Sightseeing
Visit the King's Memorial Chorten, Nunnery Temple, Changgangkha Monastery, the radio tower, Majestic Thimphu Dzong and the zoo. Overnight stay in Thimpu.
Day 04: Drive form Thimphu to Punakha
Today you will make 76 km/ 3 hrs Drive to Punakha with beautiful view of nature and mountains, on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas from Dochu La (3,100m). Check in selected hotel for overnight. After lunch, visit the Punakha Dzong, which is attractively situated in between the male and female rivers like an anchored ship.
Day 05: Punakha-Gangtey-Punakha
Punakha is followed by 85Km/3-4 hrs Drive to Gangtey (2,900m) through dense forests of oak trees and rhododendrons. Gangtey is a beautiful place bounded by snowcapped mountains. Gangtey Monastery is lies on a small hill that rises from the valley floor. You will explore Phobjikha villages. Drive back to Punakha. Overnight in Punakha.
Day 06: Punakha-Paro
Today you drive back to Paro (130km/4 hrs) via Dochula pass, visit Druk Wangyal Monastery, lunch at Thimphu. After lunch, continue drive to Paro. Overnight in Paro at selected hotel.
Day 07: Departure
Tansfer to Paro airport to fly your onward destination. Druk Air generally departs in the morning to avoid bad weather conditions.
Note: We can book your flights to and from Bhutan, please inform us your convenient airport to enter Bhutan and exit from Bhutan.
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