Photography Tours in Bhutan

  • Duration6 Days
  • DestinationBhutan
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 3200
  • Starts at Paro
  • Ends at Paro
  • Trip Type Photography
  • Accommodation B/L/D
  • Transport According to Group Size

Paro Highlights for Photography

Punakha Highlights for Photography

Festival Photography

Landscape Photography

Cultural Immersion

Logistics and Guides of Dzongs

A photography tour of Paro and Punakha in Bhutan offers an excellent opportunity to capture the stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant festivals of these two popular destinations.

Photography tours in Bhutan offer a fantastic opportunity to capture the country's stunning landscapes, vibrant festivals, and rich cultural heritage. These tours are specifically designed for photographers and enthusiasts who want to explore and document the beauty of Bhutan through their lens. Here's an overview of photography tours in Bhutan:

Duration and Itinerary: Photography tours in Bhutan can range from a few days to a couple of weeks, depending on the specific itinerary and preferences. The itinerary typically includes visits to key destinations, such as Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and other scenic spots, as well as participation in festivals if the timing aligns.

Scenic Landscapes: Bhutan boasts breathtaking landscapes that are a treat for photographers. From snow-capped mountains to lush valleys, terraced fields to pristine rivers, and dense forests to picturesque villages, the country offers a diverse range of natural beauty to capture.

Cultural Experiences: Bhutan is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and unique traditions. Photography tours allow you to document the vibrant Bhutanese culture, including capturing the elaborate architecture of dzongs (fortresses), monasteries, and temples, as well as photographing locals in their traditional attire and engaging in cultural activities.

Festivals (Tsechus): Bhutanese festivals are a highlight of photography tours, as they provide incredible opportunities to capture vibrant and colorful scenes. The masked dances, traditional costumes, and lively atmosphere during festivals like Paro Tsechu, Thimphu Tsechu, and Punakha Tshechu make for stunning photographs.

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

Photography Tours in Bhutan 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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