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Discover Bhutan’s Cultural Wonders on a Western Bhutan Tour

Experience the best of Bhutan with the six-day Western Bhutan Tour. A captivating tour where tradition meets spirituality and vibrant cultural celebrations. The six-day Western Bhutan Cultural Tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich heritage and religious festivities that define this enchanting kingdom.

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Western Bhutan, where each day is filled with cultural immersion, natural beauty, and spiritual enlightenment. The Western Bhutan Tour during religious festivals promises an enriching experience that will leave you captivated by the charm and allure of this extraordinary kingdom.

Discover the magic of Bhutan with our six-day Western Bhutan Cultural Tour, a perfect blend of cultural immersion and religious festival experiences. This thoughtfully curated tour package revolves around the enchanting cities of Thimpu, Paro, Punakha, and Wangdue, offering a delightful holiday experience in the heart of Bhutan. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of western Bhutan as you explore a myriad of cultural centers and historical sites, promising six days filled with discovery and fascination.

What sets our Western Bhutan Tour apart is its alignment with the main festivals that hold great significance for the Bhutanese people. Delve into the vibrant assortments of Bhutanese traditions and customs as the tour comes alive during these religious celebrations, providing an enriching and immersive experience for all participants.

Festivals of Bhutan

“Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom ruled by a king, holds Buddhism at the core of its daily life. The Bhutanese people place immense importance on the Buddhist religion, and its influence is deeply woven into their everyday routines.

One of the most remarkable aspects of Bhutan is the celebration of religious festivals, unlike anywhere else in the world. Among the many festivals, the Paro Tsechu and the Thimphu Tsechu hold significant cultural and religious importance and are celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor.

These two festivals take place in the month of April, offering a unique opportunity for those visiting Bhutan to experience the ultimate tour of Western Bhutan. For those who have never experienced the beauty of Bhutan, a tour coinciding with these festivals promises an unforgettable cultural and spiritual journey.”

TRIP FACTS :

  • Duration: 6 Days & 5 Nights.
  • Type of Tour: Jeep Tour.
  • Starting Point: Paro.
  • Ending Point: Paro
  • Tour Availability: No group Departures.
  • Only Private Tours for a minimum of Two people.
  • Best Season: March to May & September to December (open throughout the Year).

WESTERN BHUTAN CULTURAL TOUR  ITINERARY

Day 1 : Arrive at Paro.
Witness the most spectacular views of Mt.Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, and the entire Himalayan range visible on the left side. Drive to Thimphu. Overnight Hotel.

Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing.

Explore Thimphu’s Cultural Attractions and MarketsEmbark on a cultural journey in the morning by visiting the National Memorial Chorten, which stands as a tribute to the late King. Next, immerse yourself in knowledge at the National Library and gain insight into Bhutanese heritage at the Folk Heritage Museum. Discover traditional handicrafts at Chokey Handicraft and witness artistic mastery at the National Painting School.

As evening falls, indulge in some retail therapy with a visit to the National Emporium and take a leisurely stroll through Thimphu’s bustling market. Conclude your day with an overnight stay at your hotel, reflecting on all that you’ve experienced during this enriching day of exploration.

Day 3 : Thimphu – Phunakha/Wangdue and back.
Embark on a leisurely 3-hour drive from Thimpu via the Dochula Pass at an elevation of 10,000 ft to the charming town of Punakha. Along the way, witness some of Bhutan’s tallest peaks, including Gangkar Puensum, towering at 25,000 ft. As you descend through the scenic route adorned with rhododendrons and magnolias, you’ll transition from temperate forests to semi-tropical landscapes boasting oranges, bananas, and cacti before reaching the picturesque valley of Phunakha.

Explore the tranquil town of Phunakha before continuing your journey to Wangdue Valley, affectionately known as Windy Valley. Following a leisurely lunch and a brief exploration of Wangdue town, make your way back to Thimpu with a stop for evening tea at Dochula cafeteria en-route. Unwind for the night at a comfortable hotel in Thimphu after an eventful day filled with unforgettable sights and experiences.

Day 4: Thimphu and Paro Sightseeing.
Take a drive to Paro and head straight north to explore the remains of Drukgyel Dzong, an ancient fortress that symbolizes victory from the 17th century. On your way back, make a stop at the Takshang viewpoint, also known as the “tiger’s nest.” In the afternoon, pay a visit to Ta-Dzong, which is recognized as one of the finest natural and historical museums. Then take a leisurely walk down the hill for stunning views of Paro Dzong with its traditional wooden bridge spanning over Pa-chu (Paro river). Spend your night at the hotel in Paro for some well-deserved rest.

Day 5 : Excursion to Takshang ( Tiger’s nest)
Embark on a 2-hour hike to the Takshang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest. According to legend, the revered Tantric master Guru Padmasambhava, or Guru Rinpoche, flew from Tibet on the back of a tigress and arrived at Takshang in the 8th century. It is believed that he meditated here for three months and preached Buddhism in Bhutan. Following the hike, enjoy lunch at the Takshang cafeteria before walking downhill to reach the bridge, and then return by driving back to your hotel.

Day 6: Drive to Paro International Airport for Final Departure. End of the Tour.

How much does the Western Bhutan Cultural Tour Cost?

  • Western Bhutan Cutlural Tour Cost : US$1500 per Person
  • Cost for Indian Travelers: Please Request Quote in Indian Rupee
  • Druk Airfare : Extra as applicable

Druk Air daily flights :

  • Paro-Singapore
  • Paro-Kathmandu-Delhi
  • Paro-Kolkata
  • Paro-Mumbai

What do the costs include and exclude?

COST INCLUDES :

  • Airport Pick-Up and Drop.
  • Transport (Where applicable) on Jeeps / Vans / Cars.
  • Tour support with an English Speaking Guide.
  • Twin Share Rooms in Hotel in Thimpu and Paro.
  • Fixed Three Meals a day while Trekking/ Tour.
  • Fees for :
  • a). Tour Permit.
    b). National Park
    c). National Monuments, etc.

THE COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Air Fare on Druk Airways.
  • Alcohol, Telephone,Laundry.
  • Any Evacuation Cost in Case Of Emergency.
  • Clients Insurance.
  • we do not provide Bottled Mineral water during the Tour.

Note: The above given Western Bhutan Tour Itinerary is a sample, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before departure or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort and general well being.

(All relevant terms & conditions apply.)

  • Western Bhutan Cutlural Cost : US$1500 per Person
  • Cost for Indian Travelers: Please Request Quote in Indian Rupee

Druk Airfare : Extra as applicable

Druk Air daily flights :

  • Paro-Singapore
  • Paro-Kathmandu-Delhi
  • Paro-Kolkata
  • Paro-Mumbai

COST INCLUDES :

  • Airport Pick Up and Drop.
  • Transport (Where applicable) on Jeeps, Vans and Cars.
  • Tour support with an English-speaking guide.
  • Twin Share Rooms in Hotel in Thimpu and Paro.
  • Fixed Three Meals a day while trekking or touring.
  • Fees for:
  • a). Tour Permit.
    b). National Park
    c) National Monuments, etc.

THE COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Air Fare on Druk Airways.
  • Alcohol,Telephone,Laundry.
  • Any Evacuation Cost in Case Of Emergency.
  • Clients Insurance.
  • we do not provide Bottled Mineral water during the Tour.

( All relevant Terms and Conditions apply)

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