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Bhutan Culture Tour

6 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Magnificent view of Nepal and Bhutan Himalayas
  • Scenic flight to Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu
  • Explore Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, City
  • Excellent view of Tsendagang, Terigang, Jejegangphugan Mountains
  • Explore the Dochu-la pass (3,088m)
  • Abundant flora and fauna
  • Visit to National Library in Thimphu

Best of Bhutan tour package includes the best places of the Bhutan, mainly the “Paro, Thimpu, Phunakha and Bumthang” cities. AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions caters to those who have limited time frame for holidays. Best of Bhutan tour known as All Bhutan tour or as the Paro, Thimpu and Phunakha tour. For easier remembering we also call it 6/7 days Bhutan culture and heritage tour package.

Bhutan Culture Tour is a luxury trek to explore the culture, tradition and lifestyle of Bhutanese people. The best time to visit is spring and autumn. March to May in spring, September to November in autumn. However, the best tour of Bhutan can be taken any month of the year. Bhutan is regarded as the ultimate ‘Shangri-La’ of the Himalayan region due to its remoteness, its spectacular mountainous terrain, diverse flora and fauna. Bhutan is also known for its unique ancient Buddhist monasteries.

AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions is one of the Bhutan tour operators. The company provides opportunities for direct contact with local people and culture. The Kingdom allows only a limited number of visits to discerning travelers to protect its fragile environment and culture. According to the Government of Bhutan and the Bhutan Tourism Council, every travel operator must operate a full-board guided package tour in the Himalayan state. In the package, we will provide hotel accommodation, Bhutan tourist fee, monastery entrance fee, visa fee and travel fee with all activities including meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

On the best of Bhutan tour you will fly to Paro. When the weather is clear, travelers can see the 8,000-meter peaks of the Himalayas, including Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga. The trip also covers the two other most popular tourist destinations of Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital city, and Punakha. A visit to these three major cities gives you a better understanding of the Bhutanese lifestyle, rich culture, traditions, arts, crafts, history, and Buddhism.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu (TIA) to Paro Airport (2195m)
Day 02: Drive from Paro to Thimphu (2320m)
Day 03: Drive from Thimphu to Punakha (1,310m)
Day 04: Drive from Punakha to Paro
Day 05: Paro (day hike to Tiger’s Nest)
Day 06: Final Departures

Join with Us on a Bhutan Culture Tour

Customize your trip: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste. For more information please Send Us A Message

Group Size:
Min 2 Max 12
Duration:
6 Days
Please: The price given below includes Kathmandu to Paro and Paro to Kathmandu flight tickets!
All inclusive cost  $2694.00 / per person

Trip Info

We would like to provide some information that will help you with each of your considerations. Please read below for the more information.

  • The cost of the trip always depends on the size of the group, category of the hotel accommodation and the client’s desire (budget)
  • The included itinerary above price is a guideline and standard pattern which AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions advises you. This touring itinerary can be modified according to your time and requirements.
  • The itinerary shall be changed after an understanding between both AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions and the client. Additional activities could be either added or reduced as per client's request before the confirmation of the tour.
  • Price above the, shall be adjusted in our mutual understanding, that is, if the client intends to add some services we shall charge him/her for those additional services and if he/she intends to lessen some services, we shall wave the charges accordingly.
  • Please feel free to contact AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions for any information about in your selected package.

Details Itinerary

Fly from Kathmandu International Airport to Paro with Druk Air, Bhutan's National Airline. Our representative will welcome you in the Paro airport. Visit Rinpung Dzong (the fortress of the heap of Jewels built in the 17th century); traditionally this is the office of district governor’s and the living place for monks.Dinner and overnight stay at paro.

Drive from paro to Thimphu which is the capital of Bhutan and the modern town of Bhutan it has about 90 thousands inhabitants.Today you will see the National animal, Golden Takin, Zulekha nunnery, National Handicraft Emporium and in the evening walk to Thimphu city. Dinner and overnight Stay at Thimphu.

After breakfast you will proceed to Punakha which is acroos Dochula pass (3100m). The pass offers the most spectacular view over the greater eastern Himalays including the highest peak of Bhutan. En route you will make short excursion about an hour to the temple of divine.You will visit Punakha which was the previous capital city of Bhutwan till 1955. Dinner and overnight stay at Punkha.

Early in the Morning after breakfast you will have short excursion to Khamsum Yuelley Namgyel Chorten. This Chorten is dedicated to our present crown prince and for the world peace. Which has fascinating paintings and statues of tantric teachings then Hike will take you around 45 minutes each way. Later drive to Paro via Thimphu. Free walk in Thimphu City, the best place to buy souvenir from Bhutan and then drive to Paro. Overnight at Punkha.

Today you have challenging hike to Tiger’s nest which is almost 3 hours hike also you can take a horse ride. Taktshang which means the Tiger’s air, a Buddhist Monastery perched on a steep cliff is another awe striking place. After lunch you will take to visit Ta Dzong built in 1646 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, currently the National Museum that once served as the watchtower for Paro Dzong; Drukgyel Dzong built in 1647 by Zhabdrung to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invaders in1644 which is now in ruins; Kyichu lhakhang, one of the most sacred temples in Bhutan built in 636 AD by a Tibetan King Songtsen Gompo. It houses the Crowned Buddha (Jowo) and Padmasambhava.

Fly to Kathmandu from Paro or alternatively join another program

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • Assistance at the International airport by AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions representative on arrival and departure as per provided flight details.
  • 5N/6 Days full board package in Tourist standard Hotel in Bhutan
  • All land transportation by luxury vehicle, depending upon group size
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the tour.
  • All kind of Permit, National Park entry fee, and movement charge
  • Private Vehicle Surface transportation will be available as per itinerary
  • Guide and Private vehicles will be available for Paro and Thimphu Sightseeing as per above Itinerary
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit )
  • Escorted English speaking tour guide during the tour period as per Itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees to museum and monuments during festival.
  • Bottle of mineral water during long road drive.
  • Complete pr-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary)
  • All hotel taxes/ service charges FITS surcharge
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes
  • Complete pr-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary)

Cost Exclusion

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Airfare of international flights except KTM- Paro-KTM.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, Hot and Cold drinks, Hot shower.
  • Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internets.
  • All kind of Personal Expenses
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved tour staff .
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control.

Equipment List

It is better to wash and use instead of bringing a lot of clothes. While choosing clothes to pack, pack clothes made of cotton/poly bend. Keep in mind to pack t-shirt, half pant, pant to stay in the summer and you will often be walking on unpaved roads during the tour, remember to pack shoes and slippers.

— Rain jacket/ Umbrella
— Water bottle
— Day sack
— Hand sanitizer
— Flash light
— Pocket Knife
— First aid supplies and medicine
— Camera
— Sunglasses
— Sunscreen cream
— Insect repellent
— Passport photocopy
— 4 copies of passport size photo (It will be better if — you have)
— Laptop/Ipad
— USB drive
— Books
— Ear plugs
— Pair of flip flops
— Toiletries

Trip Map

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Bhutan Culture Tour

Trip Facts

  • 5 nights, 6 days
  • Easy
  • 2320m/7612ft.
  • March/ April
  • KTM/ Paro
  • Paro/ KTM
  • Private car, Flights
  • Full Board Service
  • Min 2 - Max 25

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