Level Of DifficultyEasy
Bhutan Cultural Tour Highlights:
- Explore the rich Buddhist history and culture of Bhutan
- Observe the greater lifestyle and traditions of diverse ethnicities inside Bhutan
- Trace the history of Vajrayana Buddhism
- Enjoy the magnificent natural settings of Bhutan’s countryside.
The Bhutan Cultural Tour explores the monuments which are influenced by Vajrayana Buddhism that is a branch of modern-day Buddhism which found its way through Nepal, India, and Tibet to Bhutan. Experience the rich history and culture of a small Buddhist nation located on the lap of the Eastern End of Himalayas. Immerse into the vibrant lifestyle of Bhutan and witness the glory of Vajrayana Buddhism with Bhutan Cultural Tour. The tour also heads to the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries at Bumthang and Kyichu in the Paro Valley.
Cultural Tour to Bhutan commences with a scenic trans-Himalayan flight to Paro, Bhutan. Spanning 8 days, the tour culminates into an exploration of the rich history of Buddhism in Bhutan along with observing the daily lifestyle, ethnic culture, and traditions of the locals. Once at Paro, you’ll drive to the capital city Thimpu and explore the city. Thimpu is the most populated city in Bhutan and is home to the reigning monarch Raja Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk. You can consider visiting Tashichho Dzong, the largest monastery throughout Bhutan.
Next, you’ll drive towards Trongsa City located almost 200km east of Thimpu. Trongsa is popular for its historic fortress called Thruepang Palace. It was the residence of the first two monarchs of the country. Afterward, you’ll move towards Bumthang and enjoy sightseeing in the area.
You can consider visiting Jakar and a few other monumental sits before driving to Punakha. Punakha is known for the Punakha Dzong, a 17th Century fortress located at the juncture of the Pho and Mo Chhu rivers. After exploring the popular sites around Punakha, you’ll drive back to Paro. The tour concedes upon your return to Kathmandu via Paro Airport.
Nepal Alibaba Treks has been specializing in custom tours around Bhutan for many years. We organize full-board holiday packages for private, group, and family tours at a reasonable cost. Our all-inclusive tour package covers entire transportation, quality meal and hotels, an experienced guide, permits, and the entire logistics.
Day Day 01: Flight from Kathmandu to Bhutan, Paro airport and drive to Thimpu.
Day Day 02: Explore Thimpu and Overnight at Thimpu
Day Day 03: Drive 6-7 hrs from Thimpu to Trongsa
Day Day 04: Explore around Trongsa palace and monasteries and overnight in Trongsa.
Day Day 05: Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang, Overnight in Bumthang.
Day Day 06: Bumthang Sightseeing and drive back to Punakha (6-7 hrs)
Day Day 07: Final day at Bhutan, transfer to Paro Airport and fly back to Kathmandu
Day Day 08: Rest/Departure
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