BHUTAN – THE DRAGON KINGDOM
BHUTAN – THE DRAGON KINGDOM
Bhutan
8 Days

EXPLORE THE TIMELESS TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST CULTURE OF THIS ISOLATED HIMALAYAN KINGDOM KNOWN AS THE LAND OF THE THUNDER DRAGON.

Tour Highlights
  • UNIQUE BUDDHIST CULTURE
  • THE CLIFF TOP TIGER’S NEST MONASTERY
  • SPECTACULAR ARCHITECTURE OF THE FORTIFIED DZONGS
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    Bhutan

  • When
    :

    MID SEP – MID MAY

  • What
    :

    Nature, History and Culture

Itinerary

Arrive in Paro. You enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Himalaya
including Everest prior to landing at Paro. Here you are met by your
leader and transferred to the capital Thimphu.

The journey begins with a sightseeing tour of the nation’s
capital. There is much to enjoy including the late King’s memorial
chorten, the traditional painting school, the nunnery at Tashicho
Dzong and the traditional paper making industry Equally enjoyable is
just to wander through the streets observing the unique architecture,
colourful shops and observe a culture little changed of the centuries
where men and women still predominantly wear traditional dress.
For this, Bhutan is a photographer’s paradise. You leave Thimphu
for Punaka crossing the high pass the Dochu La, where there
are spectacular views of the Himalaya, before descending to the
spectacular Punaka Dzong a fortified monastery built in 1637 and
previously Bhutan’s capital. There is much to do in Punaka and
we enjoy optional short walks to explore the villages, temples and
monasteries of the valley. From Punkaka we head back to Paro to
explore the fortified watch tower of Ta Dzong, now a museum and
there is ample time for exploration of this picturesque town. The
following day you take a short drive for the pilgrimage to Taktsang –
the famous Tiger’s Nest. This serene monastery that clings to a steep
granite cliff, about 700 meters above the valley floor seems to defy
gravity with it’s precarious positioning and is a major highlight of our
unique experience in Bhutan. (BLD)

Your journey to Bhutan ends today. Your guide will take you to
the airport and wish you farewell for your onward journey. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
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