Bhutan is a small Himalayan kingdom located south of eastern Himalaya range. Bhutanese who number only 700000 people in the world have their own language, custom and cuisine. What is so amazing about Bhutan is its lifestyle and tradition influenced by Buddhist principles and values and its economy that is based on sustainability.
Glimpses of Bhutan allows you a peek into this Himalayan Shangri-La and discover its myriads of attractions from monasteries and museums to cities and mountains. As part of this tour you will visit Thimphu (the capital of Bhutan), Punakaha and Paro where you will take full day sightseeing tours. Among the sites you explore include Tiger Nest Monastery, Punakha Dzong, Tashichho Dzong, Chimi Lakhang, painting school, Textile museum, Traditional Medicine institute among others. You will also have the opportunity to observe and learn about Takin, the national animal of Bhutan. While driving from Thimphu to Punakha you will cross Dochula pass (3100m) to enjoy great views of Jomlohari and Gungkhar Puensum mountains.