Bhutan Cultural Tour: Explore the Himalayan Kingdom

7 Days
  • Car/ Van/ Bus
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • Kathmandu
  • Feb, Mar, Apr & May
  • Tour
  • All meals during the Tour
  • English
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-15
  • 12
  • 65


An extraordinary journey to the mystical Kingdom of Bhutan, where every moment promises a tapestry of breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural experiences. Your adventure begins with an awe-inspiring Druk Air flight to Paro, offering panoramic views of the majestic Himalayas. From the modern capital town of Thimphu to the ancient fortresses and monasteries, each day unfolds a new chapter in the enchanting tale of Bhutan. The meticulously crafted itinerary takes you through the heart of this Himalayan kingdom, weaving together visits to iconic landmarks like Trashichhoedzong and Punakha Dzong, with opportunities to delve into Bhutanese traditions at the Arts & Crafts School and a traditional farm house.


As you traverse the picturesque landscapes, from the lush valleys of Punakha to the historic town of Paro, the journey unveils the vibrant tapestry of Bhutan’s cultural heritage. Marvel at the intricate thangkha paintings, explore the centuries-old Dzongs, and hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery, perched dramatically on a cliffside. Each day promises a fusion of natural wonders and cultural richness that defines the essence of Bhutan. Your departure from Paro marks the end of an unforgettable sojourn, leaving you with cherished memories of a remarkable adventure in the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Let the allure of Bhutan beckon you; a journey awaits, promising a tapestry of experiences that will resonate in your heart forever.


Embark on an awe-inspiring Druk Air flight to Paro, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayan range. Whether flying along the majestic Himalayas from Kathmandu or over the picturesque foothills, each journey promises a mesmerizing descent into the Kingdom of Bhutan. Upon arrival at the Paro airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and facilitate your transfer to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan.
Overnight stay.

Commence the day with a sumptuous breakfast, followed by a full-day exploration of Thimphu. Visit the enchanting Trashichhoedzong, a medieval fortress/monastery housing key government offices and the King's Throne room. This edifice also serves as the summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot. Explore the National Library, boasting a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts. Journey to the Arts & Crafts School, celebrated for its traditional thangkha paintings, and witness students crafting intricate designs on cloth. After lunch, visit the Handicrafts Emporium, showcasing a diverse array of beautifully handwoven and crafted products. Conclude the day with a visit to the Memorial Chorten, a stupa built in memory of Bhutan’s Third King, revered as the Father of modern Bhutan. The monument's paintings and statues offer profound insights into Buddhist philosophy.
Overnight in Thimphu.

After a delightful breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Punakha with a brief stop at Dochula pass (3,080m). Marvel at the panoramic views and the adorned chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags at the pass's highest point. If the skies are clear, catch sight of peaks like Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m), and the majestic Gangkarpuensum 7,497m, Bhutan's highest peak. Explore Punakha Dzong, strategically nestled at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers, offering a vital religious and administrative center since 1637. The dzong, despite enduring fires and earthquakes, stands fully restored. Continue the journey to Wangduephodrang, renowned for bamboo products, slate, and stone carvings.
Overnight in Punakha.

Following breakfast, drive to Paro, making a stop at Simtokha Dzong, the Kingdom's oldest fortress built in 1627 and now housing the School for Religious Studies. In the afternoon, explore Ta Dzong, repurposed as the National Museum since 1967, featuring a captivating collection of art, artifacts, thangkha paintings, and Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps. Stroll down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong, built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, housing the monastic body of Paro and key administrative offices.
Overnight in Paro.

Embark on a morning drive to the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, offering historical insights into Bhutanese triumphs over Tibetan invasions. Visit a traditional Bhutanese Farm House for a glimpse into local lifestyles. Later, take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, famously known as the "Tiger’s Nest," with a legendary history of Guru Rinpoche's arrival on the back of a tigress. The round-trip journey takes approximately 5 hours. On the way back to Paro town, visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and holiest shrines in the Kingdom.

Overnight in Paro.

After a fulfilling breakfast, drive to the airport for your onward flight, bidding farewell to the enchanting landscapes and cultural treasures of Bhutan. Depart Paro with cherished memories of a remarkable journey.


The Cost Includes

  • Private transportation.
  • Sightseeing fee, Monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • All necessary travel permits
  • English speaking local guide.
  • Accommodation on single/twin room basis.
  • Meal plan: Full Board Basis

The Cost Excludes

  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance
  • Visa Fee
  • Flight Ticket
  • Personal expenses such as drink, guide tips & etc


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Bhutan Cultural Tour: Explore the Himalayan Kingdom