Stretching from Mount Jomolhari (7,326 m) to the northern borders of China to the Indian plains in the south, Bhutan encompasses a small expanse of land, made beautiful with its awe-inspiring scenery, cultures, traditions, and history. Bhutan tour is a magical experience that you must have once in a lifetime. Situated at the crossroads of a complex network of mountainous landscapes this region has witnessed the movement of people and their traditions which have always remained valiantly rooted. This amazing trip/journey takes you across beautiful Bhutanese towns to its hills, grand monuments, and serene settings that only this country can offer.
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.
There are many other sites that you will visit in Thimphu, each adding to an array of cultural delights that provide a deep understanding of Bhutan's art, architecture, customs, and culture. From Thimphu, we will return to Paro, where among other interesting places, you will be able to visit the famed Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ monastery. Perched on a cliff high above, this monastery is an architectural marvel and a must-visit site when you are in Bhutan. Enjoying the hospitality at comfortable hotels, this short trip will provide you with a chance to visit this alluring country, soaked in traditions, and set against a backdrop of majestic snow-covered peaks.