Bhutan cultural tours explore the Bhutanese rich culture and traditions of Bhutan, which is unique and different than other countries
- View of Himalayan range from the aircraft.
- Experience of Buddhist culture and peaceful village in Bhutan.
- Amazing Monasteries & dzong is worth viewing.
- Walk at steep valleys and a short hike to Taktsang Monastery.
- Local & traditional market with unique items.
- Bhutan: 6 Nights in Bhutan with a short hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangditse Goemba, Yulley Namgyal Chorten with local activities.
The 6 Days Bhutan Tour is your ideal vacation plan to explore this hidden kingdom culturally and naturally. The itinerary is perfectly blended to address you with nature and culture exploration. Bhutan is worldwide renowned for its well-preserved archaeology, architecture, and culture, and the first carbon-negative nation initiates its love of nature. You will visit culturally significant fortresses, monasteries, dzongs, a Traditional Art school, the Great Buddha Statue, and Tiger’s Nest. An adventurous hike to cultural places in this naturally beautiful nation meets the expectations of both nature and culture lovers.
YOUR JOURNEY DAY BY DAY
You will be welcomed by your Bhutanese guide as you land at the Paro International Airport. The magnificent view of the Himalayas from an adventurous flight to Paro is a small glimpse of this magical “Dragon Kingdom Bhutan”. Many exciting destinations await you and before that, you will have some rest in your hotel room. You will explore architecturally beautiful Paro Rinpung Dzong. This “Fortress of Heap of Jewels” is the administrative seat of the Paro district. The traditional wooden carvings of Bhutanese themes, the courtyards, temples, administration offices, and open space enclosed by towering walls are some attractions here. After that, you will visit the oldest temple of Bhutan “Kyichu Lhakhang”. The temple is culturally and artistically beautiful. You will also visit the ruin of Drukgyel Dzong defining “Victories Fortress”. Relish the lovely view from the top of the hill and return to your hotel. Rest, relax and enjoy your Bhutanese cuisine dinner.
You will hike to Bhutan’s most important landmark Taktsang Monastery popularly known as Tiger’s Nest. A great view of the surrounding valleys, forests, and prayer flags en route to the monastery is vibrant and pleasing. The Buddhist monastery is situated at the elevation of 3120m on the cliff edge and is considered holy and pure. Buddhist Guru Rinpoche is believed to meditate in this cave to calm the evil spirits. The positive vibe inside the monastery will take you to the feeling of tranquility. You can also meditate and have a conversation with monks over there. You will have your lunch in the cafeteria situated halfway up the mountain and return to Thimphu. Spend a night there at a hotel and explore the nightlife and local lifestyle in Thimphu.
Today you will drive to BBS Tower (Sangaygang viewpoint) and hike for an hour to Wangditse Goemba. The beautiful panoramic verdant valley views from the BBS Tower, pine and rhododendron forests en route to Wangditse Goemba. The graduates of Zorig Chusum Institute show their craftsmanship in the beautiful form of Goemba while reconstructing it. You will witness a Shakyamuni Buddha statue. On returning, you will visit Dechen Phodrang or Nunnery. You will return to Thimphu after this excursion. You will get a glimpse of Bhutan’s national animal Takin while visiting the mini zoo. After lunch, you will explore Zorig Chusum School of Traditional Arts, National Memorial Chorten, National Library, the Great Buddha statue, and the impressive Tashichho Dzong. Rest and relax in the evening at your hotel. You will also do some shopping and explore the local market there.
You will start your day with a beautiful ride to Punakha via Dochu La Pass. You will witness a spectacular view of magnificent snow-capped Himalayas from Dochu La Pass. Pay respect to the grand 108 memorial Druk Wangyal Chortens built-in honor of 108 Bhutanese soldiers. From there, you will hike 2-hours to Lungchutse Monastery. The beautiful forest and amazing view of the Himalayas from the Goemba are worthy. Hike down to Dochu La Pass with a great sight of entirely different vegetation, and gentle breeze fresh air. Next, you will stop at Metshina village to reach Chhimi Lakhang. You will walk through beautiful rice fields to get to “The Fertility Temple of Bhutan” devoted to the Divine Madman. Stay overnight at a hotel and enjoy your dinner.
Today you will hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten overlooking the Punakha valley. This stupa has great importance as it was built to subdue evil forces and bring peace and harmony all over the world. A statue of Vajrakilaya, yab-yum figures on the wall, a golden statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, and other statues and shrines are major attractions here. Further, you will visit the second oldest and largest Punakha Dzong significant in Bhutanese history. After this excursion, you will drive back to Paro and spend a night there. You will explore the street markets around Paro in the evening.
Your journey to this beautiful nation concludes today as you bid farewell to the “Land of Thunder Dragon”. Your guide will see off you at the Paro International Airport after your breakfast. You will depart from this 6-day short Bhutan tour with beautiful memories and with the hope to travel here again.
Austin & Kylie
Smooth handling of the itinerary
19 Jan 2021