Bhutan Cultural Tour

Duration: 9 Days   |   Based on 1 Review
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Group Size: 1+
  • Max Elevation: 2800m

Bhutan Cultural tour is an exclusive program where you will experience the rich culture and tradition of the Bhutanese people in the shortest possible time. It takes you to four major cities in Bhutan, namely Paro, Thimpu, Punakha, Gantey, Trongsa and Bumthang.

After having two full days of sightseeing in Thimpu, you will visit many monasteries such as 7th century Kichu Lhakhang, 17th century Drukgyal Dzong, Tiger’s Nest monastery, Tadzong Dzong National Museum, National Memorial Chorten, Traditional Medicine Center among others.

Bhutan cultural tour is designed to make you familiar with the high cultural and religious values of this country Bhutan. It will make you aware about the various places of religious importance. Also, it will make you familiar with the changes in its cultural, Traditional and religious significance. We have plan this Bhutan short tour itinerary to match all of your expectation.

Highlights

  • Explore Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Trongsa and Bumthang
  • Experience well preserved Buddhist culture and tradition of Bhutan
  • See black necked cranes in Phobjikha valley
  • Visit Taktsang monastery, Kichu Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong, Trongsa Dzong, Jambey Lakhang etc.
  • Learn about traditional Bhutanese handicraft
  • Enjoy beautiful panorama of Himalayan mountains including Mt. Jomolhari

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Fly to Paro (2280m)
Day 02 Sightseeing Paro. Afternoon drive to Thimphu (2320m)
Day 03 Thimphu Sightseeing
Day 04 Drive from Thimphu to Punakha (1310 m) via Dochula pass (3100m)
Day 05 Sightseeing drive from Punakha to Gangtey and Trongsa (2800m)
Day 06 Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang (2800m)
Day 07 Bumthang Sightseeing
Day 08 Drive back from Bumthang to Thimphu
Day 09 Final Departure

What's included

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a tourist car/van.
  • Standard government-approved three stars accommodation (in twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour.
  • Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & snacks - for the duration of your stay.
  • Drinking water for the duration of the tour.
  • Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese tour guides.
  • Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan.
  • Monument and museum entrance fees at all sightseeing locations detailed in the itinerary.
  • Cultural afternoon/evening sessions with traditional masks and folk dances (with beverages). Only for group tours.
  • Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.
  • Government royalty (35% of $250), which goes to the country's health and education projects.
  • All route access and monument entry permits and fees.
  • Flight to Paro and back
  • Bhutan Visa
  • All government taxes, official expenses, and tourist service charges.
  • Your travel insurance mandatory for the trip,
  • Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry.
  • Alcoholic and cold drinks.
  • Personal clothing and equipment. 
  • Tips for tour guides, porters, driver, hotel lobby and in restaurants. (Tipping is expected)
  • Other expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section

Useful Info

Punakha Tshechu 5-7th March 2020

Punakha Drubchen 2-4th March 2020

Tharpaling THONGDROL 9th March 2020

Paro Tshechu 4-8th April 2020

Zhemgang Tshechu 1st-3rd April 2020

Gasa Tshechu 1st-3rd April 2020

Talo Tshechu 1st-3rd April 2020

Gomphukora 1st-3rd April 2020

Chhorten Kora 8th April & 22 April 2020

Ura Yakchoe 4-8 May 2020

Domkhar Tshechu 3-5 May 2020

Matsutaki Mushroom Festival Ura, Bumthang ---

Mushroom Festival Genekha, Thimphu------

Kurjey Tshechu Kurjey Lhakhang, 30 June 2020

Nimalung Tshechu 30 June-1st July 2020

Tamshing Phala Chhoepa 26-28 September 2020

Gangtey Tshechu 28th September-1st October 2020 thongdrel on last day

Wangdue Tshechu 24-26 september 2020

Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu 22 september 2020

Dechenphu Tshechu 26 October 2020

Jakar Tshechu 23-27 Ocober 2020

Thangbi Mani 29 September -2nd October 2020

Jambay Lhakhang Drup 31st October-3rd November 2020

Jambay Lakhang Singye Cham 30th November 2020

Trashigang Tshechu 22-25th December 2020

Mongar Tshechu 21-24th November 2020

Black Necked Crane Festival 11 November 2020

Prakhar Duchhoed 1-3 November 2020

Jambay Lakhang Singye Cham 30th November 2020

Trashigang Tshechu 22-25th December 2020

Mongar Tshechu 21-24th November 2020

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