Bhutan, often referred to as the “Land of the Thunder Dragon,” is a small country located in the eastern Himalayas, sandwiched between China and India. It is a land of majestic mountains, lush green valleys, and ancient monasteries. The country is also known for its unique cultural heritage, which is deeply rooted in Buddhism.
This 5-day tour will take you on an adventure through Bhutan’s most famous attractions, allowing you to experience the country’s charm and beauty. Our journey begins in Paro, where we will explore the iconic Taktshang Goemba (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, perched on a cliff at an altitude of 3120 meters. This is one of the most famous landmarks in Bhutan and is considered the holiest temple in the country. From here, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Paro Valley, which is truly awe-inspiring.
Our tour will also take us to Punakha Dzong, one of the most beautiful fortresses in Bhutan, built at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu Rivers. The Punakha festival, which takes place in mid-February, is a must-see event, as it showcases the best of Bhutanese culture and traditions.
Another highlight of our tour is the National Museum of Bhutan, located in the round watchtower in Paro. This museum is a treasure trove of Bhutanese history and culture, showcasing an extensive collection of artifacts, from ancient weapons to traditional clothing and textiles.
During our journey, we will also have the opportunity to trek through the lush green valleys and explore the enchanting villages that are dotted throughout the landscape. Bhutan is known for its vibrant cultural festivals, and if we are lucky, we may be able to witness one during our tour.
Our 5-day tour of Bhutan will take you on an adventure through this beautiful country, allowing you to immerse yourself in its rich culture and breathtaking natural beauty. Get ready for an experience of a lifetime as we discover the highlights of Bhutan together.
Welcome to Bhutan, the land of happiness! Nestled in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is a unique destination known for its stunning natural beauty, rich culture, and commitment to Gross National Happiness.
This 5-day tour will take you on a journey through the highlights of Bhutan, from the iconic Tiger’s Nest monastery to the historic Punakha Dzong. Along the way, you will immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and traditions of Bhutan and witness the country’s awe-inspiring landscapes. Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime as we explore the best of Bhutan together!
- Visit the iconic Tiger's Nest Monastery, one of the most famous landmarks in Bhutan.
- Explore the former winter capital of Bhutan, Punakha Dzong, known for its stunning architecture and historical significance.
- Discover the capital city Thimphu, home to many of Bhutan's cultural and political institutions.
- Visit the Memorial Chorten, a stupa built in memory of Bhutan's third king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck.
- See the towering Buddha Dordenma statue, a 169-foot bronze statue of Buddha.
- Explore the Tashichho Dzong, a fortress and monastery that houses the offices of the King of Bhutan and the government.
- Enjoy scenic drives through picturesque landscapes of Bhutan, including valleys, mountains, and rivers.
- Experience the unique culture of Bhutan, including its traditional architecture, art, music, and dance.
- Learn about Bhutan's Buddhist heritage and its role in shaping the country's identity and values.
- Enjoy delicious Bhutanese cuisine, including spicy curries, momos, and ema datshi (chili and cheese dish).