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Kingdom in the Sky


Bhutan Cultural Tours: Bhutan, 'the land of hidden dragon' is one of the world's most exclusive tourist destinations. Only opened to the outside world in 1974, Bhutan still captures much mystery and exotic mysticism that can trance the world. Mahayana Buddhism is the religion that Bhutanese still fervently devote their everyday life. The cultural tours helps the visitors realize the unique aspects of religious life in Bhutanese culture as it had been obscured so long from the rest of the world. Cultural tours takes you to the long preserved ancient temples, monasteries, pilgrimage sites, religious festivals, everyday Bhutanese lifestyles and…

Bhutan Cultural Tours:

Bhutan, ‘the land of hidden dragon’ is one of the world’s most exclusive tourist destinations. Only opened to the outside world in 1974, Bhutan still captures much mystery and exotic mysticism that can trance the world. Mahayana Buddhism is the religion that Bhutanese still fervently devote their everyday life. The cultural tours helps the visitors realize the unique aspects of religious life in Bhutanese culture as it had been obscured so long from the rest of the world. Cultural tours takes you to the long preserved ancient temples, monasteries, pilgrimage sites, religious festivals, everyday Bhutanese lifestyles and scenic beauty of the country.

Kingdom in the Sky (4Nights/5 Days)

 Day 01: Arrival in Paro. From the airport, there will be a drive of about 2 hours’ duration to Thimpu, the modern capital town of Bhutan.

Dinner and overnight in Hotel

 Day 02: Thimpu-Punakha

Thimpu, the beautiful capital city of Bhutan is home to the royal family, the civil service and various foreign missions.In the morning we visit to Tashichhodzong, the secretariat building which houses the throne room of the king and which is also his summer residence.Then we take a stroll to the National Library, which houses a huge collection of Buddhist literature with works dating back to several hundred years and the Institute for Zorig Chusum where a six years course is given in the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan.After lunch, we visit the National Memorial Chorten a monument of world peace and prosperity. Then take a walk to the Folk Heritage and National Textile Museums.

Evening: Drive over Dochu-la pass (3,088m/10,130ft) to Punakha.

Dinner and overnight in hotel

 

Day 03: Punakha- Wangduephodrang – Paro

Punakha used to be the capital city in the olden days. The historic buildings and sacred artifacts renovated now are sights to visit there.Later, we drive to Wangdeuephodrang, the last town on the highway before entering central Bhuta. Situated on a ridge overlooking a river junction, the formidable Wangduephodrang Dzong is the town’s most visible feature.After lunch, we drive to Paro, visiting Simtokha Dzong en route. The dzong (monastery), built in 1627 is the oldest in Bhutan.

Arrive in Paro and check into the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

 

Day 04: After breakfast, drive to Paro airport for flight to onward destination.

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Duration 5 Day(s)

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