Bhutan Cultural Tour - 10 Days/ 9 Nights

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan offers a unique and well preserved culture and heritage of the country. The majority of the Bhutanese people is of Tibetan origin and follows a sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Here, you will find unique culture and hospitable people and have an opportunity to explore landscape of forested mountains and deep valleys gushing with clear rivers. Visit quaint villages with wooden singled rooms, great fortressed dzongs and Buddhist monasteries as you literally travel back in time.
You will begin your Bhutan Cultural tour from undoubtedly the most beautiful valley in the country, Paro. Tiger's Nest Monastery, 8th century Kichu Monastery, and the national museum are some conserved masterpiece in Paro. Following north along the Thimphu River, you will arrive in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan which is a potpuri of traditional and modern culture. After sightseeing in Thimphu, you will drive to Punakha valley across picturesque Dochula Pass (3150m) offering great views of Himalayan ranges on clear days. Then, we drive to Bumthang valley and visit to the famous fertility temple, the Dzong and Chorten on the hillock. Visiting all these places within a short span of time will give you a good understanding of Bhutan’s rich culture and traditions, marvelous arts and crafts, history, Buddhist religion and life of Bhutanese people.

TRIP DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive in Paro & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Paro Sightseeing
Day 03: Drive to Thimphu
Day 04: Thimphu Sightseeing
Day 05: Drive to Punakha (75 km, 3 hrs drive)
Day 06: Punakha Excursion
Day 07: Drive to Bumthang (205 km, approx 7 hrs drive)
Day 08: Rest day in Bumthang
Day 09: Drive to Paro (125 km, approx 4 hrs drive)
Day 10: Departure transfer

SERVICE INCLUDES:

Bhutanese visa fee
Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
All meals, tea and snacks
Best available hotels on twin sharing basis in all places
English speaking, trained and experienced guide and local staff
Thimphu Sightseeing
Government taxes, permits, sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments
Porter services

SERVICE EXCLUDES:

Airfare for International flights to and from Bhutan
Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc)
Trip cancellation and medical/evacuation insurance
Tips for staff/guide

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