Discover the rich cultural heritage of Bhutan by taking this cultural tour. Visits to ancient dzongs (forts), monasteries, museums, cultural centers, and excursions to picturesque Bhutanese villages are all there in your itinerary.

Your journey starts from Paro, the only place in Bhutan low enough to have an air strip. You get to survey the ancient Drugyel Dzong in Paro and capture the awesome view of the entire valley from Ta-Dzong. A scenic drive to the capital city Thimphu, where you get to discover the rich Bhutanese heritage and cultureGangtey, another stop in your itinerary, has the famous monastery, Gangtey Gompa. Gangtey Gompa, perched atop a small hill that rises from the valley floor and is the only Nyingmapa Monastery on the western side of the Black mountains. The monastery is surrounded by a large village inhabited mainly by the families of the 140 Gomchens (Lay Monks). Experience Bhutanese village life at Wangduephodrang, observe the traditional art of healing diseases at the Indigenous Hospital and learn more about the rich Bhutanese art and culture by visiting the Art & Craft School, National Library, Royal Goldsmith Workshop and Handicraft centers.

15 Days
Trip Type: Tour
Best Seasons: Mar - Apr, Oct - Nov
High Altitude: 3950m
Trip Duration: 15 Days
Group Size: 2 - 15
Meals: All meals
Trip Start: Kathmandu
Trip End: Kathmandu
Activity Cultural Visits
Accomodation: Hotels
Transportation: Private Veichel

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Arrival Kathmandu
  • Day 2
    Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Day 3
    Flight to Paro drive to Thimphu.
  • Day 4
    Sightseeing tour.
  • Day 5
    Drive to Punakha.
  • Day 6
    Drive to Trongsa.
  • Day 7
    Drive to Bumthang.
  • Day 8
    Sightseeing in Bumthang.
  • Day 9
    Sightseeing in Bumthang / Ura village and Swiss farm.
  • Day 10
    Drive to Gangtey.
  • Day 11
    Drive to Paro via Wangduephodrang
  • Day 12
    Paro sightseeing.
  • Day 13
    Hike to Taktsang monastery.
  • Day 14
    Transfer to airport fly to Kathmandu.
  • Day 1
    Final departure.

Includes & Excludes

Costs include:
* Meet, assisted upon arrival at Kathmandu by our office representative.
* All arrival / Departure transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicle.
* 03 Nights twin/double room accommodation with breakfast at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu.
* Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary with our local English speaking guide including monumental entrance fees.
* 11 Nights twin/double room accommodation on full board basis at 3 star hotel in Bhutan as per the itinerary.
* Tourism Development fee and Tourism Service Charge in Bhutan.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Applicable hotel and government taxes presently 24.3% for Nepal.

Costs exclude:
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal and Bhutan visa fees.
* Airfare for the sector Kathmandu / Paro / Kathmandu.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments.
* Emergency Evacuation.
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, landslides, domestic flight delays due to weather, political disturbance and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost inclusion.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tipping amount.


Trip Notes

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