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Bhutan is known for its unique culture and traditions. Cultural tours offer a unique insight into the history, culture and tradition of the communities. It provides an opportunity to interact with the native people. Cultural tours highlights are Tshechu (annual festivals) where Buddhist teaching are dramatized and exhibited through mask dances. It also takes you to visit Dzongs, Monastery and other religious monument that were built 300 years ago.




Anyone can witness Tshechu festivals which are popular events in the country.

Detail itinerary of Bhutan Buddha Travellers.

Day 01Arrive Paro Internation Airport
Day 02ParoThimphu
Day 03ThimphuSight Seeing
Day 04ThimphuParo Internation Airport

Details of 4 days in Bhutan: Paro-Thimphu & Thimphu-Paro Tour

Day 01: Arrive Paro Internation Airport

On arrival you will be greeted by our representatives and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will get to visit the great edifice (Paro Dzong) which was Constructed in the year 1644 for religious institution, government offices. You will also visit the National museum (watch tower for the Dzong). Now it is a house for the collection of fine arts, paintings, thankas and antiques. And also we will Transfer you to Drugyal Dzong (a ruin fortress). Although it is ruined but it is of Great historic importance to the Bhutanese because it was the place where the Bhutanese had finally defeated the eight times Tibetan invasion and drove them back.You will also get to see the Mount Jomolhari (mountain of Goddesses) on a clear day. In the evening, explore Paro town and overnight in Paro.

Day 02: Transfer to Thimphu (approximately 1 hr. 30 mins. drive)

In the morning, after breakfast we will transfer you to Thimphu (capital city of Bhutan). It takes approximately one and half hour following the two rivers; pa chhu and wang chhu.Thimphu city is a home to our royal families, head offices for ministries, agencies, pvt. firms. It is also the most populated place in the kingdom.

After reaching to Thimphu, transfer to your hotels and explore Thimphu city. After lunch, visit to Tashichhoe Dzong: summer residence of the chief abbot and the central monk body, and also the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty, the King.

Visit to National Memorial chorten which was originally envisage by Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity.In the evening we will drive you to kuenselphodrang to view the worlds largest and the tallest statue of Lord Buddha. The 169-feet bronze statue which symbolizes indestructibility. Back to the city we will lead you to explore some cottage industries and shopping mall.

Day 03: Thimphu Sight Seeing

Thimphu sightseeing includes the following:

  • Institute of Zorig chusum (painting school), six years course on the 13 traditional arts and craft.
  • Changangkha lhakhang which was built in 12th century is one of the oldest temples.National Library
  • center Takin Reserve (home for the national animal) and drive above to Sangaygang hill (Radio tower), watch the clear scenario of Thimphu city and breathe a refreshing air.
  • Folk Heritage, provide fascinating insight into Bhutanese material culture and way of life.
  • Semtokha Dzong, the first Dzong in Bhutan built by Zhabdrung Nawang Namgyal in year 1626. And now it is an Institute for language and culture studies.
Free time in the early evening, a stroll around town before dinner. It provides excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.

Day 04: Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Bhutan Buddha escort will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.


Detail itinerary of Bhutan Buddha Travellers.

Day 01Arrive Paro Internation Airport
Day 02ParoSight Seeing
Day 03ThimphuSight Seeing & Hiking
Day 04ThimphuParo Internation Airport

Details of 4 days in Bhutan: Paro-Thimphu & Thimphu-Paro Tour

Day 01: Arrive Paro Internation Airport

On arrival you will be greeted by our representatives and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will get to visit the great edifice (Paro Dzong) which was Constructed in the year 1644 for religious institution, government offices. You will also visit the National museum (watch tower for the Dzong). Now it is a house for the collection of fine arts, paintings, thankas and antiques. And also we will Transfer you to Drugyal Dzong (a ruin fortress). Although it is ruined but it is of Great historic importance to the Bhutanese because it was the place where the Bhutanese had finally defeated the eight times Tibetan invasion and drove them back.You will also get to see the Mount Jomolhari (mountain of Goddesses) on a clear day. In the evening, explore Paro town and overnight in Paro.

Day 02: Explore Paro.

In the morning after breakfast, we will begin with a hike up to view one of the most important monuments in Bhutan, the Taktshang monastery, referred as the "Tiger Nest". It is located 900m above the valley floor, perched on a cliff.It will take five to six hours to reach back to the plains. But it is very enjoying walking through the woods up and down and sometimes adventures.

We will also lead you to 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.

In the evening we will drive you to Thimphu, 1 hour and 30 minutes drive. On arrival in Thimphu, check into the hotel. A stroll around town before dinner and this will provide you an excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.

Day 03: Explore Thimphu and Hike to Tango monastery

After breakfast we will drive you to north part of the Thimphu valley which is exactly 12km from the city. It will take maximum of one hour to reach to the monastery. It is a residence of Desi Tenzin Rabgay who is a reincarnation of 16th century monk and the monastery is one of the most important Buddhist college in the country.

In the afternoon we will drive back to the city and explore the city: handicraft shops, parks, sport fields and etc., it will provide an excellent opportunity to mingle with the local people and overnight in the hotel.

Day 04: Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Bhutan Buddha escort will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.


Detail itinerary of Bhutan Buddha Travellers.

Day 01Arrive Paro Internation Airport
Day 02ParoThimphu
Day 03ThimphuSight Seeing
Day 04ThimphuParo
Day 05ParoParo Internation Airport

Details of 5 days in Bhutan: Paro-Thimphu & Thimphu-Paro Tour

Day 01: Arrive Paro International Airport

On arrival you will be greeted by our representatives and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will get to visit the great edifice (Paro Dzong) which was Constructed in the year 1644 for religious institution, government offices. You will also visit the National museum (watch tower for the Dzong). Now it is a house for the collection of fine arts, paintings, thankas and antiques. And also we will Transfer you to Drugyal Dzong (a ruin fortress). Although it is ruined but it is of Great historic importance to the Bhutanese because it was the place where the Bhutanese had finally defeated the eight times Tibetan invasion and drove them back.

You will also get to see the Mount Jomolhari (mountain of Goddesses) on a clear day.In the evening, explore Paro town and overnight in Paro.

Day 02: Transfer to Thimphu (approximately 1 hr. 30 mins. drive)

In the morning, after breakfast we will transfer you to Thimphu (capital city of Bhutan). It takes approximately one and half hour following the two rivers; pa chhu and wang chhu.Thimphu city is a home to our royal families, head offices for ministries, agencies, pvt. firms. It is also the most populated place in the kingdom.

After reaching to Thimphu, transfer to your hotels and explore Thimphu city. After lunch, visit to Tashichhoe Dzong: summer residence of the chief abbot and the central monk body, and also the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty, the King.

Visit to National Memorial chorten which was originally envisage by Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity.In the evening we will drive you to kuenselphodrang to view the worlds largest and the tallest statue of Lord Buddha. The 169-feet bronze statue which symbolizes indestructibility. Back to the city we will lead you to explore some cottage industries and shopping mall.

Day 03: Thimphu Sight Seeing

Thimphu sightseeing includes the following:

  • Institute of Zorig chusum (painting school), six years course on the 13 traditional arts and craft.
  • Changangkha lhakhang which was built in 12th century is one of the oldest temples.National Library
  • center Takin Reserve (home for the national animal) and drive above to Sangaygang hill (Radio tower), watch the clear scenario of Thimphu city and breathe a refreshing air.
  • Folk Heritage, provide fascinating insight into Bhutanese material culture and way of life.
  • Semtokha Dzong, the first Dzong in Bhutan built by Zhabdrung Nawang Namgyal in year 1626. And now it is an Institute for language and culture studies.
Free time in the early evening, a stroll around town before dinner. It provides excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.

Day 04: Thimphu- Paro (Hike to Taktshang Monastery)

After early breakfast we will drive you to Paro. We will begin with a hike up to view one of the most important monuments in Bhutan, the Taktshang monastery, referred as the "Tiger Nest". It is located 900m above the valley floor, perched on a cliff.It will take five to six hours to reach back to the plains. But it is very enjoying walking through the woods up and down and sometimes adventures.

We will also lead you to 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.

Day 05: Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Bhutan Buddha escort will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.


Detail itinerary of Bhutan Buddha Travellers.

Day 01Arrive Paro Internation Airport
Day 02ParoThimphu
Day 03ThimphuPunakha
Day 04Punakha-WangdueParo
Day 05ParoParo Internation Airport

Details of 5 days in Bhutan: Paro–Thimphu–Punakha–Wangdi–Paro Tour

Day 01: Arrive Paro International Airport

On arrival you will be greeted by our representatives and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will get to visit the great edifice (Paro Dzong) which was Constructed in the year 1644 for religious institution, government offices. You will also visit the National museum (watch tower for the Dzong). Now it is a house for the collection of fine arts, paintings, thankas and antiques. And also we will Transfer you to Drugyal Dzong (a ruin fortress). Although it is ruined but it is of Great historic importance to the Bhutanese because it was the place where the Bhutanese had finally defeated the eight times Tibetan invasion and drove them back.

You will also get to see the Mount Jomolhari (mountain of Goddesses) on a clear day.In the evening, explore Paro town and overnight in Paro.

Day 02: Explore Paro.

In the morning after breakfast, we will begin with a hike up to view one of the most important monuments in Bhutan, the Taktshang monastery, referred as the "Tiger Nest". It is located 900m above the valley floor, perched on a cliff.It will take five to six hours to reach back to the plains. But it is very enjoying walking through the woods up and down and sometimes adventures.

We will also lead you to 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.

In the evening we will drive you to Thimphu, 1 hour and 30 minutes drive. On arrival in Thimphu, check into the hotel. A stroll around town before dinner and this will provide you an excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.

Day 03: Explore Thimphu and Hike to Tango monastery

After breakfast we will drive you to north part of the Thimphu valley which is exactly 12km from the city. It will take maximum of one hour to reach to the monastery. It is a residence of Desi Tenzin Rabgay who is a reincarnation of 16th century monk and the monastery is one of the most important Buddhist college in the country.

In the afternoon we will drive back to the city and explore the city: handicraft shops, parks, sport fields and etc…it will provide an excellent opportunity to mingle with the local people and overnight in the hotel.

Day 04: Punakha – Wangduephodrang – Paro

Till 1955, Punakha was the capital of Bhutan. Later the government moved to Thimphu and Thimphu became the capital of this nation. The Dzong is originally situated between the two riverbanks; Pho chhu (Male River) and Mo chhu (Female River). Punakha town was relocated to a safer site a few kilometers down the valley, after extensive flooding in the early 1990s. At the same time, extensive renovation work was undertaken on Punakha Dzong itself, which is now a breathtaking and glorious sight as you first glimpse it from the road. Although four catastrophic fires and an earthquake in past times destroyed many historic documents, Punakha Dzong still houses many sacred and historic artifacts and also the embalmed body of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

Later drive to Wangduephodrang, you can see the third great edifice built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. But now it was sadly reduced to a rubble by a fire on date 24/06/2012 In the 17th century, Wangdue played a critical role in unifying the western, central and southern regions of the country. Also visit the local market, Bajo Town.

After lunch drive to Paro, visiting Semtokha Dzong en route. This Dzong, built in 1627, is the oldest in Bhutan. The first Dzong built by Shabdrung Nawang Namgyal. It now houses the Institute for Language and Cultural Studies. Arrive Paro and check into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 05: Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Bhutan Buddha escort will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.


Detail itinerary of Bhutan Buddha Travellers.

Day 01Arrive Paro International Airport
Day 02ParoThimphu
Day 03ThimphuSight Seeing
Day 04Thimphu - PunakhaWangdue
Day 05Wangdue - GangteyWangdue
Day 06WangdueParo
Day 07Paro International Airport

Details of 7 days in Bhutan: Paro-Thimphu-Wangdi-Gangtey-Paro

Day 01: Arrive Paro International Airport

On arrival you will be greeted by our representatives and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will get to visit the great edifice (Paro Dzong) which was Constructed in the year 1644 for religious institution, government offices. You will also visit the National museum (watch tower for the Dzong). Now it is a house for the collection of fine arts, paintings, thankas and antiques. And also we will Transfer you to Drugyal Dzong (a ruin fortress). Although it is ruined but it is of Great historic importance to the Bhutanese because it was the place where the Bhutanese had finally defeated the eight times Tibetan invasion and drove them back.

You will also get to see the Mount Jomolhari (mountain of Goddesses) on a clear day.In the evening, explore Paro town and overnight in Paro.

Day 02: Transfer to Thimphu (approximately 1 hr. 30 mins. drive)

In the morning, after breakfast we will transfer you to Thimphu (capital city of Bhutan). It takes approximately one and half hour following the two rivers; pa chhu and wang chhu.Thimphu city is a home to our royal families, head offices for ministries, agencies, pvt. firms. It is also the most populated place in the kingdom.

After reaching to Thimphu, transfer to your hotels and explore Thimphu city. After lunch, visit to Tashichhoe Dzong: summer residence of the chief abbot and the central monk body, and also the main secretariat building which houses the throne room of His Majesty, the King.

Visit to National Memorial chorten which was originally envisage by Bhutan’s third king, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, as a monument to world peace and prosperity.In the evening we will drive you to kuenselphodrang to view the worlds largest and the tallest statue of Lord Buddha. The 169-feet bronze statue which symbolizes indestructibility. Back to the city we will lead you to explore some cottage industries and shopping mall.

Day 03: Thimphu Sight Seeing

Thimphu sightseeing includes the following:

  • Institute of Zorig chusum (painting school), six years course on the 13 traditional arts and craft.
  • Changangkha lhakhang which was built in 12th century is one of the oldest temples.National Library
  • center Takin Reserve (home for the national animal) and drive above to Sangaygang hill (Radio tower), watch the clear scenario of Thimphu city and breathe a refreshing air.
  • Folk Heritage, provide fascinating insight into Bhutanese material culture and way of life.
  • Semtokha Dzong, the first Dzong in Bhutan built by Zhabdrung Nawang Namgyal in year 1626. And now it is an Institute for language and culture studies.
Free time in the early evening, a stroll around town before dinner. It provides excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.

Day 04: Thimphu- Punakha with afternoon excursion to Wangdi.

Till 1955, Punakha was the capital of Bhutan. Later the government moved to Thimphu and Thimphu became the capital of this nation. The Dzong is originally situated between the two riverbanks; Pho chhu (Male River) and Mo chhu (Female River). Punakha town was relocated to a safer site a few kilometers down the valley, after extensive flooding in the early 1990s. At the same time, extensive renovation work was undertaken on Punakha Dzong itself, which is now a breathtaking and glorious sight as you first glimpse it from the road. Although four catastrophic fires and an earthquake in past times destroyed many historic documents, Punakha Dzong still houses many sacred and historic artifacts and also the embalmed body of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

Later drive to Wangduephodrang, you can see the third great edifice built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. But now it was sadly reduced to a rubble by a fire on date 24/06/2012 In the 17th century, Wangdue played a critical role in unifying the western, central and southern regions of the country. Also visit the local market, Bajo Town. Overnight in Wangdiphodrang.

Day 05: Wangduephodrang to Gangtey

After breakfast we will drive you to Gangtey. The journey to Gangtey is a fascinating experience. You could pass through the dense forest of oak trees, rhododendrons trees and variety of vegetation. On arrival to Gangtey you will be visiting Gangtey Gompa, the only Nyingmapa monastery in west. You will also get to see the fascinating scenario of black mountain range as well as Phobjikha valley, the winter habitat of Black- necked cranes. In the early evening we will reach back to Wangduephodrang. In the evening you can stroll through Wangdi town (Bajo town) and mingle with the local people. Overnight in Wangduephodrang.

Day 06: Wangduephodrang - Thimphu - Paro

Set out for Paro and stop at Thimphu for lunch. We will also lead you to 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.And if you wish, we will service you a hot stone bath.

Day 07: Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Bhutan Buddha escort will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.


Detail itinerary of Bhutan Buddha Travellers.

Day 01Bagdogra/Siliguri – Phuentsholing
Day 02ParoSight Seeing
Day 03ParoThimphu
Day 04Thimphu - PunakhaWangdue
Day 05Wangdue - GangteyWangdue
Day 06WangdueParo
Day 07Paro International Airport

Details of 7 days in Bhutan: Paro–himphu–Wangdi–Gangtey–Paro

Day 01: Bagdogra/Siliguri – Phuentsholing

Bhutan Buddha Travellers representative will meet you on arrival at either Siliguri or Bagdogra airport in the Indian state of West Bengal. It will take at least three hours to reach Phuntsholing, the gateway to Bhutan, which lies directly at the base of the Himalayan foothills. This rapidly growing town is Bhutan’s commercial center, with most commercial organizations headquartered here. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Phuntsholing.

Day 02: Phuntsholing – Thimphu

After breakfast, we will transfer you to Thimphu, on the way we will make our first stop to visit Kharbandi Gonpa about 5 km above Phuntsholing. This monastery was built by Royal Grandmother, Ashi Phuntsho Choedron in 1967. From this point the road climbs steeply up into the hills, to an altitude of approximately 2,000m/6,560ft. We will make stops along the way from time to time, so as not to miss the magnificent view of the Indian plains and the Toorsa River below. On the way you will also see the first hydro power electric project ever built in Bhutan. Leaving Chukha we will stop at the small town of Chimakothi. Lunch is served en route.

After passing through Chapcha the road reaches its highest point of about 2,800m/9,185ft, then descends steeply and runs along the banks of the Wang Chu (river) to Chuzom (meaning confluence), where the Paro Chu runs into the Wang Chu. From here it is only about 2 hours drive up the valley to Thimphu. On arrival in Thimphu, check in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu Sight Seeing

Thimphu sightseeing includes the following:

  • Institute of Zorig chusum (painting school), six years course on the 13 traditional arts and craft.
  • Changangkha lhakhang which was built in 12th century is one of the oldest temples.National Library
  • center Takin Reserve (home for the national animal) and drive above to Sangaygang hill (Radio tower), watch the clear scenario of Thimphu city and breathe a refreshing air.
  • Folk Heritage, provide fascinating insight into Bhutanese material culture and way of life.
  • Semtokha Dzong, the first Dzong in Bhutan built by Zhabdrung Nawang Namgyal in year 1626. And now it is an Institute for language and culture studies.
Free time in the early evening, a stroll around town before dinner. It provides excellent opportunity to mingle with local people.

Day 04: Thimphu- Punakha with afternoon excursion to Wangdi.

Till 1955, Punakha was the capital of Bhutan. Later the government moved to Thimphu and Thimphu became the capital of this nation. The Dzong is originally situated between the two riverbanks; Pho chhu (Male River) and Mo chhu (Female River). Punakha town was relocated to a safer site a few kilometers down the valley, after extensive flooding in the early 1990s. At the same time, extensive renovation work was undertaken on Punakha Dzong itself, which is now a breathtaking and glorious sight as you first glimpse it from the road. Although four catastrophic fires and an earthquake in past times destroyed many historic documents, Punakha Dzong still houses many sacred and historic artifacts and also the embalmed body of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

Later drive to Wangduephodrang, you can see the third great edifice built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. But now it was sadly reduced to a rubble by a fire on date 24/06/2012 In the 17th century, Wangdue played a critical role in unifying the western, central and southern regions of the country. Also visit the local market, Bajo Town. Overnight in Wangdiphodrang.

Day 05: Wangduephodrang to Gangtey

After breakfast we will drive you to Gangtey. The journey to Gangtey is a fascinating experience. You could pass through the dense forest of oak trees, rhododendrons trees and variety of vegetation. On arrival to Gangtey you will be visiting Gangtey Gompa, the only Nyingmapa monastery in west. You will also get to see the fascinating scenario of black mountain range as well as Phobjikha valley, the winter habitat of Black- necked cranes. In the early evening we will reach back to Wangduephodrang. In the evening you can stroll through Wangdi town (Bajo town) and mingle with the local people. Overnight in Wangduephodrang.

Day 06: Wangduephodrang – Thimphu – Paro

Set out for Paro and stop at Thimphu for lunch. We will also lead you to 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the 108 temples built in the Himalayas by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. The building of this temple marks the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.And if you wish, we will service you a hot stone bath.

Day 07: Depart Paro

After early breakfast at the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination. Bhutan Buddha escort will help you with exit formalities and then bid you farewell.



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