Bhutan Cultural Tour

Price starts from

USD 1690

Meal

Full Board Meals

Start & End Point

Paro/Paro

Transportation

Sharing Transport

Accommodations

Hotel

Max Altitude

2320mt/7656ft

Trip Grade

Easy

Best Time

March to May & September to December

Overview

Bhutan Tour offers a captivating glimpse into the cultural and natural wonders of this enchanting Himalayan kingdom. Begin your journey in the capital city, Thimphu, where you'll explore iconic landmarks like the Tashichho Dzong and the National Memorial Chorten. Journey to Punakha to witness the breathtaking Punakha Dzong and the fertility temple, Chimi Lhakhang. Home to the iconic Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), precariously perched on a cliff. This brief yet enriching Bhutanese adventure encapsulates the country's unique blend of spirituality, traditional architecture, and pristine natural beauty.

A Bhutan tour is a soul-stirring journey through a mystical kingdom, where vibrant monasteries cling to steep mountainsides, traditional culture thrives in a backdrop of breathtaking landscapes, and the happiness of its people is as palpable as the stunning Himalayan scenery.
 

Itinerary

Up on your arrival out official guide will welcome you the help you to do all immigration formalities. After that drive to the capital city Thimphu. Visit Tag Dzong, Tashichho Dzong and Later relax for the day and stroll around the city. Overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.
 

Maximum Altitude
Altitude
2320m/ 7656ft
Loding Level
Accommodation

A Category Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Lunch & Dinner 

Breakfast in the morning and visit the Memorial Chorten, Changgangkha Lhakhang and later Visit Zilukha nunnery in Drubthob Gomba: Later on, proceed to visit Simtokha Dzong, Takin sectary and the rest time stroll around Thimpu. Overnight at the hotel in Thimpu.
 

Maximum Altitude
Altitude
2320m/ 7656ft
Loding Level
Accommodation

A Category Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

The journey from Thimphu to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan, unfolds a scenic drive through the dramatic mountainous terrain, featuring the picturesque Dochula Pass with its panoramic views, and leads travelers to Punakha Dzong, an architectural masterpiece set against the backdrop of lush valleys and the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers.
 

Maximum Altitude
Altitude
1242m/4075ft
Loding Level
Accommodation

A Category Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Traveling from Punakha to Paro in Bhutan is a captivating expedition, taking you through the winding roads surrounded by verdant hills and charming villages. Along the way, you'll pass by the traditional Wangdue Phodrang town and its impressive dzong, as well as enjoy panoramic views of the Bhutanese countryside. The journey allows you to experience the subtleties of Bhutanese life while heading towards Paro, where the iconic Taktsang Monastery, or Tiger's Nest, perched on a cliff, awaits exploration against the backdrop of the serene Paro Valley.
 

Maximum Altitude
Altitude
2200m/7200ft
Loding Level
Accommodation

A Category Hotel 

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Exploring Paro, Bhutan is a mesmerizing experience that unveils a tapestry of cultural richness and natural beauty. Begin your journey with a visit to the iconic Taktsang Monastery, often referred to as Tiger's Nest, which clings to a cliff and offers breathtaking views of the Paro Valley. Explore the historic Paro Dzong, also known as Rinpung Dzong, an architectural marvel that combines spiritual and administrative functions. Wander through the charming streets of Paro town, lined with traditional Bhutanese buildings, and visit the National Museum of Bhutan to delve into the country's cultural heritage. Take a stroll across the cantilever bridge of Nyamai Zam, offering glimpses of the traditional covered bridge, and experience the tranquil ambiance of the Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred temples in Bhutan. Paro encapsulates the essence of Bhutanese culture and spirituality, making it a captivating destination for exploration.

Maximum Altitude
Altitude
2200m/7200ft
Loding Level
Accommodation

A Category Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Morning breakfast and get ready for leaving Bhutan. We will assist you to the airport for your onward flight.

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast 

Include

    • Private transportation in Bhutan as per the itinerary
    • All necessary travel permit and Bhutan visa
    • Local english-speaking guide in Bhutan
    • Accommodations at A Category Hotel in Bhutan with Full meal plan
    • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
    • All sightseeing tours as per itinerary 
    • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
    • All require taxes 
    • Sustainable Development Fee (SDF

Exclude

    • Nepal arrival visa (if you are coming in to Nepal after Bhutan tour)
    • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu (if you flying in to Kathmandu)
    • Personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, Soft drinks, mineral water, extra meals, snacks, laundry, internet/phone call service etc.
    • Flight tickets to Paro and back (We can assist you with an extra cost) 
    • Travel insurance that covers emergency medication, trip cancellation and interruption 
    • Tipping to guide and driver (Expected)
       

Date & Cost

Useful info

Visa and Permits:

  • Travel to Bhutan requires a visa, and tourists must book their trip through an authorized tour operator.
  • Bhutan has a daily tariff, which includes accommodation, meals, transportation, and a guide. The tariff helps regulate tourism and supports sustainable development.

 

Best Time to Visit:

  • The ideal time to visit Bhutan is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild, and the skies are clear.

 

Cultural Etiquette:

  • Respect local customs and traditions. Bhutanese people are deeply rooted in their culture, and it's essential to dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites.
  • Always walk clockwise around religious structures, like stupas and chortens.

 

Destinations to Explore:

  • Thimphu, the capital city, offers a blend of traditional and modern attractions, including the Tashichho Dzong and the National Memorial Chorten.
  • Paro is known for the iconic Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest) and the historic Paro Dzong.
  • Punakha boasts the beautiful Punakha Dzong and the scenic Punakha Valley.

 

Trekking Opportunities:

  • Bhutan offers various trekking routes, such as the Jomolhari Trek and the Snowman Trek, providing opportunities to explore remote villages, pristine landscapes, and high mountain passes.

 

Local Cuisine:

  • Don't miss trying Bhutanese cuisine, which often includes dishes like Ema Datshi (chili and cheese stew) and Momos (dumplings).

 

Currency:

  • The official currency is the Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN). Indian Rupees are widely accepted.

 

Transportation:

  • Internal travel is mainly by road. Be prepared for winding mountain roads, and consider hiring a local driver for comfort and safety.

 

Health Precautions:

  • Due to the high altitude in some areas, it's crucial to acclimatize properly to prevent altitude sickness. Stay hydrated and take it easy during the first few days.

 

Responsible Tourism:

  • Bhutan places a strong emphasis on sustainable and responsible tourism. Respect the environment, wildlife, and local communities during your visit.

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