Shrouded in snow peak mountains and shadowy forests, Bhutan is the last Himalayan kingdom. Bhutan with its Buddhist culture and majestic fortresses is undoubtedly a mystical place to be. It is best place for honeymooners, family vacation and adventure tours.
Bhutan vacation takes you to this magical country’s most popular destinations and will provide you glimpses of Bhutanese culture, traditions, architecture and ways of living. Some of the most important spots covered in Bhutan tour are Punakha Dzong which is known for its brilliant structure and Motihang takin preserve which is situated in Thimphu and is home to national animal of Bhutan – Takin. Locals believe that takin was created by a saint who joined a goat’s head to a cow’s skeleton and created this new type of animal. Other major highlights of the trip to Bhutan are Rinpung Dzong which is a classic example of Bhutanese architecture and Phobjikha valley where one can capture panoramic views and spot black necked crane, red foxes, Himalayan black bears and many other animals. But major highlight of this trip to Bhutan is Tiger’s Nest. It is among Bhutan’s most popular tourist destinations and known for ancient monastery of Guru Rinpoche. Legends believe that Guru Rinpoche considered as second Buddha rode this place on a tiger’s back to fight a demon. He meditated here for over 3 months which makes this place Bhutan’s most religious spot. Not only popular destinations but there are a lot of awe factors to this magical land. With red rice and a national dish made of only chillies and cheese, Bhutan is indeed mysterious. So visit the most hospitable country and let warm smiles welcome you with great joy.
- Sightseeing of Paro including World Heritage site – Drukgyel Dzong
- Visit capital city of Bhutan – Thimphu
- Visit to ancient Punakha Dzong
- Tour to Bumthang valley
- Visit magnificent Chele La pass
- Hike up to popular Tiger’s Nest Temple
Day 1:Paro – Thimphu (50 kms/2 hrs)
Day 2: Thimphu
Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha (85kms/3 hrs)
Day 4: Punakha – Gangtey – Punakha (75kms/3 hrs one way)
Day 5: Punakha – Paro (130 kms/3-4 hrs)
Day 6: Paro
Day 7:Paro – Tiger’s Nest – Paro (5-6 hrs return hiking)
Day 8: Paro