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Breathtaking Bhutan

This magnificent excursion throughout Bhutan is a thrilling road trip that encompasses the country’s finest offerings. Beginning and concluding in the city of Paro, this itinerary is highlighted by a visit to the breathtaking Taktsang Monastery, also known as the tiger’s nest. This adventure immerses you in Bhutan’s exceptional attractions and cultural heritage, including a stop at some remarkable valleys and quaint villages, allowing you to experience the warmth and hospitality of the Bhutanese people, as well as the country’s exceptional natural beauty.

The journey features visits to glaciers and panoramic vistas of the eastern Himalayan mountain range, resulting in a stunning discovery of Bhutan’s vibrant and prosperous land.

Tour Highlights:

  • Astonishing Taktsang Monastery,
  • Bhutanese culture,
  • Spectacular valleys and idyllic villages, Glaciers,
  • Panoramic views of captivating Himalayan mountain ranges,
  • Thunder Dragon.

Bhutan, also known as the Land of Happiness, is a diminutive country situated in South Asia that is famed for its unique customs, traditions, and picturesque landscapes. Nestled in the eastern Himalayas, it is bordered by Tibet to the north and India to the south. Bhutan has been secluded from the rest of the world for centuries, and this isolation has helped to maintain its distinctiveness in terms of culture and traditions.

Why Should One Consider Visiting Bhutan?

Bhutan is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered. It offers tourists a one-of-a-kind cultural experience that cannot be found anywhere else on the planet. From breathtaking landscapes to dynamic festivals, Bhutan has something for everyone.

Here are some reasons why you should consider visiting Bhutan:

  • Distinctive Culture – Bhutan boasts a culture that is steeped in Buddhist traditions. The country is home to many age-old temples, monasteries, and dzongs that are worth exploring. Additionally, the people of Bhutan are friendly and hospitable, always willing to share their culture with visitors.
  • Scenic Landscapes – Bhutan’s natural beauty is unmatched. It is home to awe-inspiring landscapes such as snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys, and unspoiled forests. The best way to experience the country’s natural beauty is by trekking or hiking along its many trails.
  • Dynamic Festivals – Bhutan is renowned for its vibrant festivals that are celebrated throughout the year. These festivals serve as a tribute to Bhutan’s culture and tradition and offer an exceptional way to experience the country’s unique ambience.

The Bhutan Cultural Journey – Breathtaking Bhutan

If you are planning a trip to Bhutan, the Bhutan Cultural Journey – Breathtaking Bhutan itinerary is one that you should consider. The itinerary is meticulously designed to offer visitors an authentic Bhutanese experience and includes some of the most popular destinations in the country.

Here is a brief overview of the itinerary:

  • Paro – The itinerary commences in Paro, which is home to Bhutan’s sole international airport. Visitors can explore the town’s numerous temples and monasteries, including the renowned Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
  • Thimphu – Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, is home to numerous important landmarks and attractions. Visitors can visit the National Memorial Chorten, the Tashichho Dzong, and the Buddha Dordenma statue.
  • Punakha – Punakha is a striking valley located in the heart of Bhutan. Visitors can explore the Punakha Dzong, one of the most stunning dzongs in Bhutan.
  • Gangtey – Gangtey, a secluded valley located in central Bhutan, is home to the Gangtey Monastery, which houses many ancient Buddhist texts.
  • Bumthang – Bumthang, situated in eastern Bhutan, is a region where visitors can explore numerous temples and monasteries, including the celebrated Jakar Dzong.

In Conclusion, Bhutan is an extraordinary country that is waiting to be explored. It offers visitors a unique cultural experience that cannot be found elsewhere in the world. The Bhutan Cultural Journey – Breathtaking Bhutan itinerary is an excellent way to discover the country’s beauty and culture if you are planning a trip to Bhutan.

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Arrive in Paro where you will be met by our Truly Bhutan team and transferred to the hotel. You will have a day sightseeing around Paro, sights visited Ta Dzong, Paro Rimpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, and Drukgyel Dzong. Overnight at Hotel in Paro.

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After breakfast, you visit the Taktsang Monastery a highlight of the trip. The visit requires a short walk. After lunch, you drive to Thimphu where you will check in at the hotel and does an afternoon of sightseeing-sights visiting including- The National Memorial Chorten, Dupthob Lhakhang, Changkha Monastery, and the mini zoo. Finish the day off with a viewing at the Sangay Gang View Point (2685m) Overnight in Hotel in Thimphu.

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After breakfast, visit the National Library, Painting School, Traditional Medicine Institute, and Handicraft Emporium for shopping various Bhutanese Arts and Textiles. After lunch, we will hike to Tango Monastery a one-hour 280m climb. In the evening, visit the Tashicho Dzong (Fortress of the Glorious Religion). Overnight in Hotel in Thimphu.

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After early breakfast, drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass, where you can see 108 Bhutanese Stupas. If the weather is clear you can see the snow-capped Himalayas. Further drive to Punakha and visit Punakha Dzong. We have to walk across a long suspension bridge to reach the Dzong. In the evening short hike to Chimi Lhakhang, the temple of fertility. Overnight in Hotel in Punakha.

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After breakfast, drive to Wangdue and visit Wangdiphodrang Dzong. Further driving you will reach Gangtey valley. Visit Gangtey Gompa from the outside. Explore Phobjikha valley, famous for the Black Necked Cranes during winter. En route, we will stop in different places for photography. In the evening drive back to Wangduephodrang.
Overnight in Hotel in Wangduephodrang.

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After breakfast, drive to Thimphu and visit Semtokha Dzong
After lunch drive to Paro. Overnight in Hotel in Paro.

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Early breakfast, drive to Airport, and farewell for your return flight to your next destination.

Frequently Asked Questions

The BHUTAN Breathtaking Tour lasts for 7 days, beginning and concluding in the city of Paro.

The tour highlights include visits to the astonishing Taktsang Monastery, experiencing Bhutanese culture, exploring spectacular valleys and idyllic villages, witnessing glaciers, enjoying panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountain ranges, and experiencing the Thunder Dragon.

Bhutan offers a unique cultural experience, scenic landscapes, and dynamic festivals, making it an attractive destination for tourists seeking a one-of-a-kind adventure.

The itinerary covers Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, and Bumthang, with visits to various temples, monasteries, and dzongs in each location.

On Day 2, after breakfast, tourists will visit the Taktsang Monastery and take a short walk. After lunch, they will drive to Thimphu for an afternoon of sightseeing, including visits to the National Memorial Chorten, Dupthob Lhakhang, Changangkha Monastery, and the mini zoo, finishing the day at the Sangay Gang View Point. Overnight stay is at a hotel in Thimphu.

  • Inclusion
  • Exclusion
  • Insurance
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off by private vehicle.
  • 3-star accommodation (4 & 5 stars may require an additional premium update).
  • Bhutan visa fee – including all necessary processing
  • Route Permit
  • Three meals per day during your stay in Bhutan
  • A licensed Bhutanese tour guide
  • All land transportation by private vehicle
  • Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Monuments entrance fees where applicable
  • Drinking water
  • All internal taxes and charges
  • A sustainable development fee of $200. (This sustainable development fee goes towards free education, free healthcare, and poverty alleviation, along with the building of infrastructure.)
  • Airfare & Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature, Tips to guides and drivers
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.

Package does not include insurance of any kinds, and that you are required to obtain separate coverage from your home country before your trip begins.

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