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Bhutan Cultural Tour - (6 Days )

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Bhutan Cultural Tour

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  • Overview
  • Duration 6 Days Group Size
    Grade moderate Max Altitude
    Starting Point kathmandu Ending Point kathmandu
    Accommodation
    Meals
    Transportation

    We offer a wide range of cultural tours and programs. Apart from these programs, we can help you arrange a program that is best suited to you. The cultural tour to Bhutan will give you insights to the people, the culture, the traditions, religion and ecology of the country. These tours will take you through some of the most picturesque landscapes of spectacular mountain ranges to the lush green valleys. One will see the unique architectural splendors of the Dzongs, monasteries and the traditional Bhutanese houses and witness some intriguing religious festivals. You will also get the opportunity to taste the exotic Bhutanese cuisine and meet the friendly people here.

    Outline Itinerary:

     

    Day One: Kathmandu to Paro airport.

    Day Two: Paro to Thimphu.

    Day Three: Thimpu sightseeing.

    Day Four: Thimphu to Punakha.

    Day Five: Punakha to Wang due to Paro.

    Day Six: Paro to Kathmandu (by Druk Air).

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day One Kathmandu to Paro airport

      The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. One can see Mt. Everest, Kanchan Junga, Makalu and other peaks in Bhutan such as J Valley and visit a Memorial Chorten, National Library, School of Arts and Crafts and then evening visit the Handicrafts Emporium, which has all types of Bhutanese art and crafts.

      Transport by Air

      Meals - Lunch and dinner

      Accommodation

    • Day Two Paro to Thimphu

      After breakfast drive the winding road to the Drukgyal Dzong, the ruined fort, which once defended this valley from Tibetan invasions and on your way back visit Kyichu Lhakhang one of the oldest temple in Bhutan (7th century). Lunch served at a restaurant in Paro town. After lunch visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum? This Dzong was converted into the National Museum in 1968. The museum boasts antique thangka, textiles, weapons and armour, household objects and rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts. We also visit the Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders. The dzong is now used as an administration centre and school for monks. Late afternoon, drive to Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan. The drive will take around 1½ hour. Thimphu has a population of about 98,000. The town is made up of just three lines of shops and is the only capital in the world without traffic lights. Check In at hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Guide and Tansport

      Accommodation

    • Day Three Thimpu sightseeing

      After breakfast visit the Weekend Market, where everyone goes to buy fruits and vegetables, rice, grains, chillis and other fresh foods. The crowded stalls offer many colorful local items such as yak tail dusters, butter tea cups, turquoise from Nepal and Tibet and musical instruments and then drive towards the north of Thimphu valley and glimpse Dechhenchholing Palace amid the forest of pine trees along our route. We continue our drive further on till we reach at the base of Tango Monastery. From handicrafts for sale. Evening ends with a walk through Thimphu’s main shopping areas. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Thimp

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Guide and Transport

      Accommodation

    • Day Four Thimphu to Punakha

      After breakfast depart to Punakha, an ancient capital of Bhutan. Leaving Thimphu the road climbs steeply through a forest of pine and cedar, festooned with hanging lichen high up near Dochula pass (3,050 m). This pass often offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges. After stopping for tea and the view, we descend along a series of hairpin bends to the fertile valley of Punakha and drive to visit Punakha Dzong, winter seat of the Je Khenpo and the Monk Body, remarkably located between the rivers of the Mo (Female) Chu and Pho (Male) Chu. Afternoon take a hike up to Nyizergang Chorten (Kham Yueley Chorten) which sets majestically on a hill top promontory across the river. The hike is around forty minutes one way through the terraced rice fields. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Punkha.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Guide and Transport

      Accommodation

    • Day Five Punakha to Wang due to Paro

      After breakfast drive to Wangdue, one of the major towns and district headquarters of Western Bhutan where we make a short stop to view the Wangdiphodrang Dzong dramatically located on the spur of a hill at the confluence of the Tsang Chu and Dang Chu rivers and then drive over the Docho-la pass (3050 m) to Paro. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Paro.

      Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

      Guide and Transport

      Accommodation

    • Day Six Paro to Kathmandu (by Druk Air)

      After an early breakfast served at your hotel and drive you a short distance to the airport where your Bhutanese escort from Bhutan will bid you farewell at Paro airport. Good-bye and happy journey back home.

      Meals - Breakfast

      Transport by Air

  • Trip Includes/Excludes
    • Accommodation during the tour
    • English speaking tour guide
    • All necessary Entrance
    • All private transport by car/van as per group size
    • Food for tour period (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
    • Insurance for staff
    • Kathmandu to Paro flight ticket
    • Paro to Kathmandu flight ticket
    • Personal equipment for Travel
    • Personal Insurance for travel to Bhutan and Nepal
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
    • Emergency Rescue evacuation
    • Sleeping bag
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (Tips)
    • Bar bills, Mineral water 
  • Departure Dates
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Overview

Duration 6 Days Group Size
Grade moderate Max Altitude
Starting Point kathmandu Ending Point kathmandu
Accommodation
Meals
Transportation

We offer a wide range of cultural tours and programs. Apart from these programs, we can help you arrange a program that is best suited to you. The cultural tour to Bhutan will give you insights to the people, the culture, the traditions, religion and ecology of the country. These tours will take you through some of the most picturesque landscapes of spectacular mountain ranges to the lush green valleys. One will see the unique architectural splendors of the Dzongs, monasteries and the traditional Bhutanese houses and witness some intriguing religious festivals. You will also get the opportunity to taste the exotic Bhutanese cuisine and meet the friendly people here.

Outline Itinerary:

 

Day One: Kathmandu to Paro airport.

Day Two: Paro to Thimphu.

Day Three: Thimpu sightseeing.

Day Four: Thimphu to Punakha.

Day Five: Punakha to Wang due to Paro.

Day Six: Paro to Kathmandu (by Druk Air).

Detail Itinerary

  • Day One Kathmandu to Paro airport

    The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. One can see Mt. Everest, Kanchan Junga, Makalu and other peaks in Bhutan such as J Valley and visit a Memorial Chorten, National Library, School of Arts and Crafts and then evening visit the Handicrafts Emporium, which has all types of Bhutanese art and crafts.

    Transport by Air

    Meals - Lunch and dinner

    Accommodation

  • Day Two Paro to Thimphu

    After breakfast drive the winding road to the Drukgyal Dzong, the ruined fort, which once defended this valley from Tibetan invasions and on your way back visit Kyichu Lhakhang one of the oldest temple in Bhutan (7th century). Lunch served at a restaurant in Paro town. After lunch visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum? This Dzong was converted into the National Museum in 1968. The museum boasts antique thangka, textiles, weapons and armour, household objects and rich assortment of natural and historic artifacts. We also visit the Rinpung Dzong, built in 17th century to defend the valley against Tibetan invaders. The dzong is now used as an administration centre and school for monks. Late afternoon, drive to Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan. The drive will take around 1½ hour. Thimphu has a population of about 98,000. The town is made up of just three lines of shops and is the only capital in the world without traffic lights. Check In at hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Guide and Tansport

    Accommodation

  • Day Three Thimpu sightseeing

    After breakfast visit the Weekend Market, where everyone goes to buy fruits and vegetables, rice, grains, chillis and other fresh foods. The crowded stalls offer many colorful local items such as yak tail dusters, butter tea cups, turquoise from Nepal and Tibet and musical instruments and then drive towards the north of Thimphu valley and glimpse Dechhenchholing Palace amid the forest of pine trees along our route. We continue our drive further on till we reach at the base of Tango Monastery. From handicrafts for sale. Evening ends with a walk through Thimphu’s main shopping areas. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Thimp

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Guide and Transport

    Accommodation

  • Day Four Thimphu to Punakha

    After breakfast depart to Punakha, an ancient capital of Bhutan. Leaving Thimphu the road climbs steeply through a forest of pine and cedar, festooned with hanging lichen high up near Dochula pass (3,050 m). This pass often offers panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain ranges. After stopping for tea and the view, we descend along a series of hairpin bends to the fertile valley of Punakha and drive to visit Punakha Dzong, winter seat of the Je Khenpo and the Monk Body, remarkably located between the rivers of the Mo (Female) Chu and Pho (Male) Chu. Afternoon take a hike up to Nyizergang Chorten (Kham Yueley Chorten) which sets majestically on a hill top promontory across the river. The hike is around forty minutes one way through the terraced rice fields. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Punkha.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Guide and Transport

    Accommodation

  • Day Five Punakha to Wang due to Paro

    After breakfast drive to Wangdue, one of the major towns and district headquarters of Western Bhutan where we make a short stop to view the Wangdiphodrang Dzong dramatically located on the spur of a hill at the confluence of the Tsang Chu and Dang Chu rivers and then drive over the Docho-la pass (3050 m) to Paro. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Paro.

    Meals - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

    Guide and Transport

    Accommodation

  • Day Six Paro to Kathmandu (by Druk Air)

    After an early breakfast served at your hotel and drive you a short distance to the airport where your Bhutanese escort from Bhutan will bid you farewell at Paro airport. Good-bye and happy journey back home.

    Meals - Breakfast

    Transport by Air

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Trip Includes/ Excludes

  • Accommodation during the tour
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All necessary Entrance
  • All private transport by car/van as per group size
  • Food for tour period (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Insurance for staff
  • Kathmandu to Paro flight ticket
  • Paro to Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Personal equipment for Travel
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Bhutan and Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Sleeping bag
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Tips)
  • Bar bills, Mineral water 

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