17 February 2024
Cost:USD4860 per person twin share (enquire about our single supplement)
Offer:Includes International return flight Bangkok/Paro/Bangkok Take advantage of the 50% reduction in the Governments Sustainable Development fee until end of 2024
Discover Bhutan with this fabulous cultural tour. Explore monasteries and marvel at the outstanding art and architecture in remote regions as you make your way to the Punakha Festival on this 12 day tour of Bhutan!
Bhutan has resisted globalization and therefore has protected its strong Buddhist culture and way of life.
There is little crime, a stable government and exceptionally friendly people. Whether you are a bird watcher, trekker, weaver, culture seeker or scenery lover – Bhutan is a must-see destination! The country boasts a glorious mosaic of botanical treasures. It is home to an enormous diversity of flora with
over 50 species of rhododendrons alone and over 600 species of orchids. Bhutan is famous for the legendary Blue Poppy which blooms only once and then dies. With few people in the world ever setting eyes on it, a mystique surrounds this beautiful species and it is now the national flower of Bhutan.
On this tour, you will wind your way through breathtaking forests, lush valleys and alpine terrains for a unique journey into the countryside to witness stunning rhododendrons and alpine flowers. In this fascinating tour, you see some of the remains of the Advent of Buddhism in Bhutan and the scenic hills around the valleys.
On arrival in Paro, you will visit the Drugal Dzong ruins, and the Historic building for Bhutanese culture Cultural heritage museum in a 17th watchtower with Bhutanese statues, paintings & other art. Punakha Tshechu is the most popular religious festival drawing the largest number of tourists at a single time. The Tshechu offers the opportunity to see and mingle with the Bhutanese as they enjoy themselves in their finest attire after a year’s hard work on the farm. Your scenic in-depth tour of Bhutan will leave you with a memorable experience.
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis in 3-star standard hotels
- 3 delicious meals a day
- Local English speaking guide
- Visa arrangement
- Government royalty and taxes
- Transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary
- Museum visiting fees
- Bottled drinking water throughout the trip
Difficulty: This trip requires a low to moderate fitness level with gentle day treks and tourist walks. For more general information on what to expect, visit our Adventure Travel FAQ.
Did you know: Bhutan is the first country in the world with specific constitutional obligations on its people to protect the environment? Among its requirements: At least 60 per cent of the nation must remain under forest cover at all times.
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Departure: Departures scheduled through Oct 2023 - October 2024
Cost: USD3250 per person twin share
Offer: Includes International return flight Bangkok/Paro/Bangkok Take advantage of the 50% reduction in the Governments Sustainable Development fee until end of 2024