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One of the most popular tours in Bhutan is the cultural tour. Many people come to Bhutan just to experience its unique cultural and traditional heritage. With a population of about 700,000 people, Bhutan has been able to keep its cultural identity intact amidst the fast development and modernization. It is only in Bhutan one will see people wear the national dress to work every day.
The country may be small but it has a rich and vibrant culture. Bhutan has a young history, with a rich culture ruled by the Wangchuck Dynasty which is now 113 year-old monarchy. There are lots of monasteries and temples to visit some of which are centuries old. Each has a story and significance behind its existence.
Paro International Airport- Paro Bhutan.
2 Hours Before Flight Time
Weaving through the valley, landing at the Paro Airport is like no other landings anywhere in the world. On arrival in Paro, one of our professional guides will receive you. After arrival at the airport parking, we will drive to Thimphu. (1-hour drive). On the way, we will visit Tamchoe Lhakhang. In the evening we will also visit the Thimphu Dzong. Overnight in Thimphu.
After breakfast today, we will visit the National Memorial Chorten, Textile Museum, Traditional Painting School, the Takin Zoo, National Library, Folk Heritage Museum, and The Buddha Point. In the evening you can take a stroll of Thimphu town. Overnight in Thimphu
After breakfast, we will drive to Punakha over the Dochula pass (3 hrs drive). Punakha is the ancient capital of Bhutan. Today, the Central Monk body moves to Punakha in the winter when it gets cold in Thimphu. With the climate almost tropical in the summer, the valley is blessed with an abundance of fruits and rice.
On arrival visit the magnificent Punakha Dzong. After lunch, we will drive for 25 minutes north of Punakha through the lush green valley to the base of the beautiful Khamsum Yulley Temple. Another 45 minutes hike will take us to the beautiful temple. Overnight in Punakha / Altitude: 1250m
After breakfast, we will visit Chimmi Lhakhang (The Temple of the Devine Mad Man). After the tour, we will drive back to Thimphu. Evening leisure time on your own. Overnight in Thimphu.
After early breakfast drive to Paro. On arrival, we will hike up to Taktsang or the Tiger’s Nest as most people call it. This magical temple clings to a vertical granite cliff 800m above the valley. It is believed that in the 8th century, Guru Rimpochee, a tantric master flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan and meditated in a cave around which the temple is built. A hike to this temple will take most of our morning. In the afternoon we will host a special prayer ceremony at the beautiful 1200 old Kichu Lhakhang Temple to bring you good luck for the rest of your journey. Overnight in Paro. Total Hiking time from the base and return: 2 hours.
Departure from Paro International Airport.