Bhutan Cultural Tour (#55 )

About this package

Cultural tour in Bhutan is one of the most popular tour. It is a perfect trip for those visitors who have no enough time to stay. This trip covers the two popular destinations in Bhutan (Thimphu and Paro). These two places within a short trip will enjoy with the ancient and customary forms of music & dance of the different regions in Bhutan.The temperate charm of the folk dances & the dramatic enjoyment of the bouncing & splendid masked dances are bound to leave a lasting feeling on visitors. visits to religious festivals, temples, villages & pilgrimage sites.

Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Paro, transfer airport to hotel, After making fresh drive to Ta Dzong (built in 1656 and renovated in 1968), ancient watchtower, national Museum, Kichu Lhakhang. In the evening drive to the ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong.Explore the ramparts and on a clear day experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari. Overnight at Paro.

Day 2

Excursion to Taktsang Monastery, After breakfast a short drive takes to Satsam Chorten, from Chorten walk till the viewpoint of Monastery via Taktsang jakhang(Cafeteria). The primary Lhakhang was built around Guru rimpoche's meditation cave in the 1684 by Penlop of Paro gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay, Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, the tantric mystic who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. After Lunch drive to Thimphu and visit National Memorial Chorten(1974 built in honor of late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk), Dupthop lhakhalng, Changkha Monastery(this monastery was built in 15th century by the Lama Phajo Drugom Zhipo). And continue drive to Mini Zoo and drive to view point Sangaya gang for sun set view. Overnight at Thimphu.

Day 3

Visit National Library, stocked with ancient Buddhist manuscripts, Painting School (sacred Buddhist religious scrolls), Traditional Medicine Institute and also visit Folk Heritage Museum and handicraft Emporium (Bhutanese arts and crafts). Evening drive to Paro. Overnight at Paro.

Day 4

Transfer to airport for onward destination.

Health

There are no specific health requirements for entry into Nepal or Bhutan. However, you should consult your doctor for up-to-date information regarding vaccinations, high altitude medication and medications for any reasonably foreseeable illnesses whilst traveling in Nepal and Bhutan.

Be aware that some drugs, including anti-malarials, have side effects at altitude. Please discuss this carefully with your doctor.

Please be aware that medical facilities are not of the same standard you might expect at home. We strongly recommend that you carry a personal First Aid kit as well as sufficient quantities of any personal medical requirements (including a spare pair of glasses).

Weather

Due to wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing.

Sunglasses/spare glasses or contact lenses, pair of casual shoes, trekking boot if you choose bhutan treks, washing kit, shaving kit, towel, hat, umbrella, camera, film and accessories, maps, insect repellent, hand cream, small sewing kit & safety pins, torch or flash light with spare batteries, mirror, sun screen cream, lip salve or soluble aspirin, antiseptic cream, preparation for the relief of sunburn. You may not be tuned to the Asian drugs so it is always better to bring own brand.

  1. Accommodation - Twin share
  2. Transport as per itinerary
  3. All meals in Bhutan
  4. All airport transfers
  5. Sightseeing as per itinerary
  6. English speaking interpreter/guide

  1. Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
  2. Meals in Kathmandu (apart from breakfast)
  3. International flights and departure taxes
  4. Visa and passport fees
  5. Travel insurance
  6. Emergency evacuation
  7. Tips and gratuities
  8. Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of Legend Nepal (eg. Landslides

4 DAYS EXCLUDING FLIGHTS



Highlights

: 4 days
: 3000 m.
: Accommodation is on a twin share basis with private facilities.
: Breakfast only is included in Kathmandu. In Bhutan all meals are included.
: 15 km. per day
: All land transport, including transfers, is by private vehicle.
: Sightseeing
:
summer (March – May)
autumn (September – November)
: 12
: Sightseeing
: Easy