Bhutan Cultural Tour

Bhutan Cultural Tour

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

3N/4D

Grade

Easy

Max Altitude

2334 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Resort

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Highlights

  • Monastery and Temple Exploration:
    • Visit iconic monasteries like the Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang) Monastery, perched on a cliffside, offering stunning views and a glimpse into the spiritual practices of monks and nuns.
    • Explore the Punakha Dzong, a magnificent fortress-monastery that holds significant historical and religious importance.
  • Culinary Delights:
    • Indulge in Bhutanese cuisine, savoring unique dishes like “ema datshi” (chili and cheese), “red rice,” and “suja” (butter tea), which reflect the local flavors and ingredients.
    • Participate in cooking classes to learn how to prepare traditional Bhutanese dishes and gain insight into the role of food in Bhutanese culture.
  • Traditional Arts and Crafts:
    • Engage with local artisans in workshops to learn about traditional arts such as thangka painting, wood carving, and weaving, which have been passed down through generations.
    • Explore markets and craft centers to witness the intricate craftsmanship behind Bhutan’s textiles, masks, and handicrafts.
  • Architectural Marvels:
    • Marvel at the architecture of dzongs (fortresses) and lhakhangs (temples), which blend religious significance with artistic grandeur, showcasing the deep-rooted culture and craftsmanship of Bhutan.

Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, Bhutan stands as a unique and enchanting destination that offers travelers an extraordinary opportunity to experience a rich and vibrant culture that is deeply rooted in tradition. A Bhutan culture tour is not just a journey, but an immersive experience that allows you to explore the country’s unique way of life, ancient customs, and breathtaking landscapes. From the colorful festivals to the serene monasteries, every corner of Bhutan exudes a sense of authenticity that is sure to captivate your senses.

A Bhutan culture tour is an extraordinary voyage that takes you beyond the ordinary and into the heart of a culture that cherishes happiness, spirituality, and tradition. From the joyful festivals to the serene monasteries, every facet of Bhutanese life contributes to an experience that is both immersive and transformative. As you leave this enchanting kingdom, you carry with you not just memories, but a deeper appreciation for a way of life that values culture, happiness, and well-being above all else.

Detail Itinerary

You will be received at the 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 mtrs. 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. 15 mins. drive / 63 kms). Overnight hotel in Thimphu.

Thimphu sightseeing: visit the Memorial Stupa built in memory of the late third king of Bhutan, 15th century Changankha Monastery, Takins(national animal of Bhutan) zoo. Thimphu view point. From the view point, a pleasant hike to Wangtse Monastery would also be refreshing. Then visit: Zilukha Nunnery, one of the very few monasteries for female monks still in existence, visit the National Library, Folk & Heritage Museum, Traditional School of Arts and Craft, Indigenous Hospital, Textile Museum, Handicraft Emporium and the Hand-made Paper factory.

Options to note: Your entry/exit point in Bhutan is a choice by flight or overland drive via Phuntsholing (Bhutan`s border town to India).

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off by private vehicle.
  • 3-star accommodation (4 & 5 stars may require an additional premium).
  • Three meals per day during your stay in Bhutan
  • A licensed Bhutanese tour guide
  • All land transportation by private vehicle
  • Monuments entrance fees where applicable
  • Monuments entrance fees where applicable
  • All internal taxes and charges
  • What is Excluded
  • Airfare & Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature, Tips to guides and drivers
  • Alcoholic Drinks like as soft and hard drinks
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays, etc.
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