On our ‘Bhutan Short Tour’, we will be visiting popular Bhutanese landmarks in Paro and Thimphu. In Paro we visit Rinpung Dzong, national museum and Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest Bhutanese temple before hiking to the extraordinary Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery the next day. In Thimphu we tour some of its popular landmarks including the Memorial Chorten, nunnery Temple, Bhutanese traditional painting school, folk heritage museum and others. By the end of our 4-day short tour in Bhutan we will have been acquainted with the country’s rich culture and landscape.
Explore the rich culture of Bhutan by choosing this 6 days cultural tour. This personalized tour of Bhutan will cover some major destinations like Thimphu, Punakha, Paro giving you the best sights of Bhutan.
Through this Bhutan tour you will be able to visit the Chief Abbot of Je Khenpo (the Chief Monastic Body of Bhutan). It is the summer residence of Je Khenpo. The trip will include a visit to National Library located in Thimphu (having huge collection of Buddhist texts and manuscripts of ancient time)
The Thimphu Festival (Tsechu) is one of the grandest of Bhutan’s festivals and attracts the largest audience. Featuring dances performed by trained monks and laymen in amazing masks and costumes, Tsechus (festivals) are one of the best ways to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan. A Tsechu is a Buddhist festival in honour of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. The Thimphu Tsechu was established by the 4th Temporal Ruler, Tenzing Rabgye (1638-1696) in 1670. This festival also provides a great opportunity to witness locals gathered in their finest Gho’s and Kira’s in a celebration of their culture and faith. This tour also visits sacred sites in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha.
There is also an optional day tour of the beautiful Haa Valley available as part of this tour.