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Druk Tashel

Nestled between the north of Tibet and three sides of India, Bhutan is known as the “Land of the Thunder Dragon” and the “Last Shangri-La“. This state presents an enchanting and unblemished natural and cultural magnificence. The dominant religion in Bhutan is Vajrayana Buddhism, with Hinduism being the second-largest religion, primarily followed by Nepali-speaking Bhutanese in southern Bhutan.

The landscape of Bhutan is typified by rough terrain and precipitous mountain valleys ranging from subtropical plains in the south to the Sub-alpine Himalayas exceeding 7000 meters. The Bhutanese government has shown great care in preserving and promoting Bhutanese culture.

Sometimes, taking a slower pace of life is the best way to rejuvenate oneself. For this reason, we offer homestays and village tours that enable families to experience an authentic rural farm life while promoting family togetherness, community, and a connection to nature. Such an opportunity is not available in hotels.

The Secret of Druk Tashel

To gain insight into the minimalist way of life that many Bhutanese in the villages lead, village tours and farm stays offer a wonderful experience where you can savor earthen pot-cooked food with the family, be a part of their daily life, and even join in archery and dart games with the locals on their off days. Moreover, farm stays offer relaxing hot stone baths.

These tours not only provide a peaceful retreat but also offer opportunities to improve the community’s livelihood. We strive to provide the local community with alternative sources of income through such tours.

Embark on an Enchanted Exploration of Bhutan’s Druk Tashel

Step into the mesmerizing realm of Bhutan, where the Druk Tashel tour invites you to uncover its alluring beauty. Our customized itinerary promises a rich and immersive experience into the essence of this mystical land, giving you a privileged glimpse of its rich heritage, customs, and breathtaking scenery.

A Cultural Excursion through Bhutan’s Druk Tashel Expedition

  • Embracing Bhutan’s Cultural Riches in Paro: Our excursion commences in the historic town of Paro, where you can behold the architectural excellence of the Paro Rinpung Dzong. This grand fortress is a home to a monastic community and operates as the administrative center for the region. Don’t miss the chance to admire the intricate woodwork and lively murals adorning its walls.
  • Ascending to the Sanctity at Tiger’s Nest Monastery: No excursion to Bhutan is complete without scaling the iconic cliffside temple, Tiger’s Nest (Paro Taktsang). Perched 900 meters above the Paro Valley, the temple complex is a testament to the devotion and artistry of the Bhutanese people. As you ascend the serpentine trail, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views and a profound sense of serenity.
  • A Glimpse of the Metropolis Thimphu:  The Druk Tashel tour guides you to Thimphu, Bhutan’s effervescent capital city. As you walk through the bustling streets, take the opportunity to visit the Tashichho Dzong, an impressive fortress that houses the throne room and serves as the seat of the government. Close by, you’ll find the National Memorial Chorten, a prominent landmark symbolizing global peace and prosperity.

Uncovering Bhutan’s Natural Marvels: Punakha & Phobjikha Valley

  • Punakha A Fusion of Tradition & Nature: Venture into the fertile Punakha Valley, where the Mo Chhu and Po Chhu rivers converge. Here, you’ll unearth the majestic Punakha Dzong, an architectural marvel that once served as the capital of Bhutan. Be sure to explore the lush rice paddies and quaint villages that typify this picturesque region.
  • Phobjikha Valley is a Sanctuary for Endangered Wildlife:  Nestled in the heart of the Bhutanese Himalayas, the Phobjikha Valley is a haven for the rare black-necked crane. During your excursion, don’t miss the chance to explore the Gangtey Monastery and learn about the valley’s conservation efforts. Engage in nature walks and birdwatching activities to truly appreciate this unspoiled environment.

Festivals and Cultural Encounters: Experience Bhutan’s Living Traditions

  • Vibrant Display of Bhutanese Culture: As part of your Druk Tashel tour, you’ll have the chance to attend a traditional Tshechu festival. This lively event features mask dances, religious ceremonies, and communal feasting, providing a unique insight into Bhutan’s deeply-rooted beliefs and customs.
  • Archery & Traditional Sports of Bhutan: Bhutan’s national sport, archery, offers a thrilling spectacle for visitors. Immerse yourself in the excitement as you witness skilled archers compete in local tournaments. Take the opportunity to learn about other traditional sports, such as khuru (dart-throwing) and degor (a type of shot put).

Embark on Your Druk Tashel Adventure Today

Join us for an unforgettable excursion through Bhutan’s captivating scenery, immersing yourself in the rich culture and traditions that make this hidden kingdom truly one-of-a-kind. Our Druk Tashel tour is meticulously crafted to offer you a comprehensive and authentic experience of Bhutan’s unparalleled beauty and heritage.

  • Gastronomic Delights & Indulge in Bhutanese Cuisine: Bhutanese cuisine is a delightful fusion of flavors, textures, and spices. Sample traditional dishes like ema datshi (chili cheese stew), momos (dumplings), and red rice during your Druk Tashel tour. Don’t miss the chance to savor butter tea, a warming beverage that embodies Bhutan’s hospitality.
  • Sustainable Tourism & Conserving Bhutan’s Legacy: In Bhutan, sustainable tourism is at the core of our travel philosophy. Our Druk Tashel tour ensures that your excursion is not only memorable but also responsible. We adhere to eco-friendly practices, support local communities, and strive to minimize our impact on the unspoiled environment.

Customizing Your Druk Tashel Experience

We understand that every traveler has unique preferences and requirements. Our team of experts is dedicated to crafting a personalized Druk Tashel itinerary that caters to your specific needs and interests. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or a spiritual seeker, our bespoke tour promises to exceed your expectations.

  • Accommodations & Comfort Meets Tradition: Throughout your Druk Tashel tour, you’ll be treated to a selection of carefully chosen accommodations that merge modern comforts with traditional Bhutanese charm. From cozy guest houses to luxury hotels, we ensure that your stay is comfortable, memorable, and steeped in local character.
  • Expert Guidance & Our Knowledgeable Guides: Our local guides are passionate about sharing their deep knowledge and love for Bhutan. As you explore the country’s cultural and natural treasures, you’ll benefit from their invaluable insights and anecdotes. Their expertise and dedication guarantee an engaging and informative experience every step of the way.
  • An Unforgettable Excursion Awaits

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with our Druk Tashel tour, a journey that will leave you with unforgettable memories and a profound appreciation for Bhutan’s unique culture and unspoiled landscapes.

Book your tour today and uncover the magic of this hidden kingdom nestled in the heart of the Himalayas.

The dominant religion in Bhutan is Vajrayana Buddhism, while Hinduism is the second-largest religion, primarily followed by Nepali-speaking Bhutanese in southern Bhutan.

Village tours and farm stays offer an authentic rural farm life experience, allowing visitors to connect with local families, participate in their daily activities, and enjoy earthen pot-cooked food, archery, and dart games.

The Tshechu festival is a traditional Bhutanese event featuring mask dances, religious ceremonies, and communal feasting, providing a unique insight into Bhutan’s deeply-rooted beliefs and customs.

The Druk Tashel tour adheres to eco-friendly practices, supports local communities, and strives to minimize the impact on the unspoiled environment, emphasizing sustainable tourism in Bhutan.