- Glimpses of Bhutan’s cultural and historical heritage sites such as fortresses, monasteries and temples
- Immerse yourself in joy of nature on the Samteygang trail and see how people in the rural communities coexist in peace and harmony
- Hike to Tango / Cheri monastery and visit spiritual places of learning
- Hike to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery – one of Bhutan’s most sacred places
- Visit Trashichho Dzong and Punakha Dzong and see the beautiful architecture of the fortresses
- Visit the beautiful Dochula Pass from where you can get a spectacular view of the Himalayas
- Explore the beautiful valley of Phobjikha, the winter home of the black-necked cranes
- See how people live and learn about the traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan
- Experience the local culture and taste Bhutanese cuisine
- Visit to the Bhutanese farmhouse and enjoy a hot medicinal stone bath
This twelve-day tour program offers a glimpse of Bhutan’s rich cultural and traditional heritage and spectacular mountainous landscape. You will see the beautiful valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and Phobjikha. The tour will give an insight into Bhutan’s heritage, culture and traditions. The Samteygang trek will give you the opportunity to enjoy the gentle mountain slopes, to enjoy the green forests and to see villages and engage with communities.
In the capital city of Thimphu, you will have the opportunity to see one of the largest statues of Buddha and to visit the Memorial Chorten. You will also learn more about Bhutanese life, arts and crafts from the visit to the folk museum, the institute of arts and crafts and the institute of traditional medicines. One highlight is the visit to the Trashichho Dzong, the seat of the administrative and religious power in Bhutan and which houses the throne room. You will also have the opportunity to hike to Tango or Cheri monastery.
In Punakha, the old capital of Bhutan, you can see the Punakha Dzong nestled between two rivers and also make a visit to the sacred Chimi Lhakhang.
In Phobjikha, you will have the opportunity to walk through the undisturbed natural environment which is winter roosting ground of the endangered black-necked cranes.
In Paro, for a memory of a lifetime you can visit the memorable Tiger’s Nest temple which is perched high up in the cliffs, and also visit Drugyel Dzong, a fortress of historical significance.