Bhutan Cultural Tours-05 Days

Bhutan Cultural Tours
  • Duration5 Days
  • DestinationBhutan
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Max. Altitude 3100
  • Starts at Paro
  • Ends at Paro
  • Trip Type Cultural
  • Accommodation Full Board Basis
  • Transport Depend on Group Size
  • Spectacular Himalayan flight to Paro over the scenic Mountains
  • Hike Tiger’s Nest Temple (Taktsang Monastery), 3180m, 5  hours hike
  • Paro  Dzong and National Museum of Bhutan, Tashicho Dzong.
  • Stunning Architectural houses and Greetings of warm welcoming Bhutanese people.


A tiny and remote kingdom nestling in the Himalayas Going into the otherworldly place that is known for Bhutan providing an uncommon joy and happiness. Bhutan has saved their way of life and conventions firmly after hundreds of years. Peoples had strong believe in Buddhism, most established religious communities and profound sanctuaries, mysterious mountains and method for individuals' life are footing of Bhutan. The nation has been visited by a considerable number holy people, spiritualists, researchers and explorers throughout the hundreds of years who desired their own explanation, yet honored the land and its kin with a significant profound and social heritage that has formed each aspect of Bhutanese lives. Guests and visitors to the nation will be astounded that the way of life and the conventional way of life is still luxuriously unblemished and at how much it pervades all strands of advanced common life.

Another best package we provide for our visitors in the holy land of bhutan is 4 night 5 day is an program an audacious excursion which covers the vast majority of the best pieces of Bhutan and it will be your acceptable significant outing covers the two significant urban areas of Bhutan-Paro and Thimpu. Paro has the main air terminal of Bhutan and has a couple of celebrated Dzongs. You will have chance to visit some cultivate houses and associate with the nearby and experience the provincial life. The most Famous Stunning points of that Trip is Tiger Nest in Paro, Tashicho Dzong in Thimphu and Dochula pass in Punakha with many others more monasteries with beautiful dzong around that cities.


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Beginning in Paro, a small city sprawling along a vast valley, and with the only airport that the country has, you head out into the captivating landscapes taking to the beautiful capital city of Thimphu. Thimphu, set amidst spectacular mountain landscapes, has an urban populace, modern but still immersed in traditions. In this city you will visit the famed Tashichho Dzong, a medieval fortress, now converted into an administrative center and monastery.  Dzong is a distinctive type of fortress found mainly in Bhutan and Tibet. Its architecture is ornate and enormous in panache, with soaring peripheral walls that encircle several courtyards, temples, and administrative offices. Dzong architecture makes use of unique style flared roofs atop interior temples. Gigantic wooden doors and courtyards, and temples brightly colored in Buddhist-themed art motifs are the main highlights of Dzongs. They also host various Bhutanese religious festivals called Tsechus.


On arrival at Paro airport, you will be met by our representative from Golden Tibet Travel. Upon completion of airport and immigration formalities, drive to Thimphu along with beautiful road for2 hours to reach the capital city of Thimphu. Visit the National Memorial Chorten. Overnight at Hotel.

National Memorial Chorten:Located in the southern-central part of Thimphu, Bhutan, the Thimphu Chorten, or Memorial Stupa, was erected in 1974 to honor Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the third Druk Gyalpo who reigned from 1952-1972. With its golden spires and bells, this stupa is an iconic feature of the city and is considered the most prominent religious landmark in Bhutan. Although it does not contain human remains, the stupa was designed to symbolize the Buddha's mind, a concept that was particularly significant to Jigme Dorji in his lifetime.

    After breakfast, go for morning sightseeing National Institute of ZorigChusumand Tashicho Dzong. After lunch, drive to Punakha. Upon reaching Punakha, visit Punakha Dzong.Overnight at Hotel.

    National Institute of ZorigChusum:The institute features an exhibit showcasing Bhutan's traditional arts, which have been meticulously grouped into 13 distinct categories, referred to as 'ZorigChusum,' meaning classification of skills. These 13 traditional art forms, including calligraphy, painting, carving, sculpting, metal casting, silver and gold smithery, needlework, carpentry, textile production, paper making, bamboo craft, blacksmithing, and masonry, are also taught at the school. These skills have been passed down through generations and are deeply ingrained in Bhutan's cultural heritage.

    Tashichho Dzong: This fortress has been the seat of the Bhutanese government since 1952 and is also the summer residence of the Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot of Bhutan. The fortress was built in 1641 by the unifier of Bhutan, Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, and has undergone numerous renovations over the years. Tashichho Dzong houses several important government offices, as well as the throne room and the offices of the King of Bhutan. In addition to its political importance, Tashichho Dzong is also a popular tourist attraction due to its stunning architecture, intricate Buddhist carvings, and beautiful gardens.

    Punakha Dzong: Built by Shabrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1637 CE, this ancient fortress is located at the confluence of the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers in the Punakha–Wangdue valley and is the second oldest and second largest Dzong in Bhutan.This is a massive structure, with ornate white and red walls, towering exterior walls that encircle a complex of courtyards, temples, administrative offices, and unique tiered roofs.

      After breakfast, visit Chime Lhakhang. Travel to Wandgue town and then you will drive back to Paro via Thimphu. On the way, stop at Dochula pass and continue your drive to Paro Overnight at Hotel.

      Chimi Lhakhang: Also known as 'the fertility temple', Chimi Lhakhang is a Buddhist monastery built in the 14th century by King Ngawang Choegyal.  Legend says that a Buddhist monk, DrukpaKunley, also known as the Divine Madman, subdued a demon here and trapped it inside a rock. The monastery has the original wooden phallus that Kunley had brought from Tibet, and the temple is also famous as a fertility temple.The Lhakhang (temple) is located 10 kilometers from Punakha.

      Dochula Pass: Dochula, a mountain pass is located at 3,100 meters and is marked by the beautiful 108 Stupas/Chortens known as Druk WangyalKhang Zhang. Between Thimphu and Punakha, this magnificent mountain pass of Bhutan offers an incredible panoramic view of the Himalayas. There are three layers of Chortens. The first lowest level layer has forty-five chortens, the second has thirty-six, and the top layer has twenty-seven built around the central Chorten.


        After breakfast, hike to Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ monastery.After lunch,visit Rinpung Dzong and National museum at Paro. Overnight at Hotel.

        Tiger’s Next Monastery:  Taktsang is a beautiful monastery that is located on a cliff face 900 meters above the Paro Valley. The name Taktsang translates to ‘The Tiger’s Nest/Den. This was originally a cave, transformed into a monastery complex. It is believed that Saint Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), flew on the back of a tigress, and meditated in the cave in the eighth century. The monastery reaches an elevation of 3,120m, 900m above the Paro Valley. It is about 16km (10 miles) away from Paro. One has to make a three-hour hike to reach the monastery.

        Rinpung Dzong: Rinpung, which translates to 'heap of jewels, was built in 1644 on the order of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the seats of the Kagyu school of Buddhism. Rinpung Dzong has religious and administrative centres and is a fine example of Bhutanese architecture. It is a five-storied central tower with exquisite woodwork though not a single nail was used inthe construction of the entire complex.

        National Museum: Located close to the Rinpung Dzong, this beautiful museum displays well-preserved artifacts of ancient Bhutan. The museum has an assortment of religious and cultural artworks, handicrafts, jewelry, paintings, and a stamp hall displaying a large collection of stamps.

          After breakfast, drive to airport for departure.

            Cost Details
            What's Included
            • Accommodation on twin sharing/Single room according to traveler number
            • Breakfast & dinner at the hotel & lunch at the local restaurants
            • All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
            • English speaking accompanying guide
            • Governmental royalty and taxes
            • Entrances fee
            • 02 water bottle per person per day basis on the vehicle
            What's Excluded
            • Insurance of any kind / medical expenses
            • Beverages (alcoholic /  non – alcoholic)
            • Expenses of personal nature (like tipping, laundry, Telephone/fax calls, camera/video fees etc)
            • Airfare, Visa & airport taxes

            Bhutan Cultural Tours-05 Days FAQs

            • Autumn season is considered the ideal season for traveling in Bhutan. The weather is flawless and cool and the sky looks bright with some hints of clouds. Therefore, this is the perfect season for glorious views of Bhutanese landscapes and mountain peaks. This is also the time when you can witness numerous religious festivals called Tshechus. Spring Season is also the best time to visit Bhutan. The weather is extremely moderate and this is also the flowering season. Hiking around Bhutan at this time will allow you to see blooming wildflowers and various spring festivals around Bhutan are the highlights of this season.

            • Yes. Although independent travel in Bhutan is not allowed, hiring a tour operator for solo travel is possible and the country is extremely safe. Tour operators, such as Golden Tibet, will provide an experienced guide along with you to assist you during the trip. Bhutan has an extremely low crime rate and the country is practically very safe for all travelers but having a guide along will make it easy for one to navigate across the country and learn about Bhutan’s cultural and religious heritage, history, and spiritual essence.

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