The remote Himalayan Kingdom, Bhutan takes you centuries back in time and lets you escape into the unbelievable reality amidst its cultural abundance, precise art & architecture, and surreal sceneries.
The Bhutan Tour is designed to take you across the diverse landscape and cultural richness of this small landlocked Himalayan nation. You will be visiting centuries-old fortresses and monasteries during the tour. Nestled between two mega nations China and India, this country is also known as the Land of Thunder Dragons. Bhutan has its medieval Buddhist tradition and beliefs.
Being the second least populated country, the locals here are extremely welcoming and believe in Gross National Happiness (GNP) instead of GDP. There are no traffic lights, billboards, slaughterhouses, tobacco trading, and plastic bags, which has made the nation carbon-negative - alone absorbing 3-4 times emissions than it produces. On these five days of the Bhutan Tour, you will have intimate encounters with the local communities and get to know their lifestyle, etiquette, ethics, and paradigms closely. The more you will know about this lovely Himalayan nation, the stronger you will fall for it.
Bhutan is one of the forbidden countries in the world that have kept foreigners outside of its territories for a long time. Open around the mid-1970s for tourism, the nation has seen immense love and attraction from travelers around the globe. The strict rules and regulations for tourists have helped Bhutan protect and preserve its nature and culture to this date.
During the tour in Bhutan, you will explore places like King's Memorial Chorten- built in the memories of the third Bhutanese King- Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, the shrine of Buddha Dordenma, Tashichho Dzong, Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang Temple, Taktsang Monastery, Ta Dzong, and local market.
Be part of this adventurous 5 Days Bhutan Tour to taste pure bliss and historical warmth. The entire tour will be guided by a professional tour guide, who will introduce you to Bhutanese art, architecture, and culture. We offer a wide range of Bhutan Tour along with tailor-made Bhutan Tours to meet your requirements. Contact us to know more about the Bhutan Tour package or the Bhutan Tour cost.
Major Attractions of Bhutan Tour
Get to see the lifestyle and culture of Bhutanese People
During the tour, you will meet with Bhutanese people and get to know their daily lifestyle, culture, and tradition. Likewise, you will also visit local markets and taste different Bhutanese assortments. The people here are friendly, and feel free to interact with them.
King's Memorial Chorten
Constructed in the memories of the third Bhutanese king, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, King's Memorial Chorten is also known as Thimphu Chorten. The Chorten was built in 1974 and went through an extensive renovation in 2008.
Visit the shrine of Buddha Dordenma
Buddha Dordenma is a huge Shakyamuni Buddha statue, made in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the fourth king, Jigme Singye Wangchuck. There are more than a hundred thousand small Buddha statues in the main statues. The statute is placed overlooking the southern side of Thimphu. The construction of this statue began in 2006 and ended on 25 September 2015. It is the largest Buddha stupa in the world, stands 169 feet tall.
Explore Tashichho Dzong and Punakha Dzong
Tashichho Dzong is a fortress and monastery on the northern edge of Thimphu. The dzong is located at the western bank of Wang Chu. It is the seat of civil government built by Dharma Raja, the founder of the Lho-Drukpa sect of Buddhism.
Punakha Dzong is also known as Pungthang Dewa Chhenbi Phodrang, which means the palace of great happiness. It is the administrative center of Punakha district, constructed by Ngawang Namgyal. It is the second-largest and second oldest dzong in Bhutan. The dzong is located at the confluence of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu (rivers).
Chimi Lhakhang Monastery
Chimi Lhakhang monastery is located on a round hillock, which was built in 1499 AD by the 14th Drukpa hierarch, Ngawang Choegyel. This monastery is known as the Fertility Temple. As per the locals, the monastery blesses individuals with fertility. They also take their newborn babies to get blessed by the deity.
Located 10 kilometers north of Paro at 3,120 meters, Taktsang Monastery is also known as Tiger's Nest. It is a sacred Vajrayana Himalayan Buddhist site built in 1692 AD, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave. Guru Padmasambhava is believed to be meditated in this monastery.