A glimpse of Bhutan Tour is an awesome way to capture the natural and cultural essences of the enticing Himalayan land – Bhutan, i.e., the Land of Thunder Dragon. The tour offers an opportunity to relish the magnificence of exotic Himalayan landscapes along with the mystical Buddhist religion. The ancient dzongs, monasteries, fortresses, and architectures that dates back to centuries, Bhutan is a real treasure of authentic Vajrayana Buddhism religion. One can get some meaningful insights into traditional Bhutanese people, their culture, custom, and lifestyle. A glimpse of Bhutan Tour is amongst one of the bestselling travel packages in Bhutan. It caters to the need and preferences of fellow travellers by including all the essential sightseeing destinations around Bhutan.
With a Glimpse of Bhutan Tour, a traveller can explore all the cultural and historical spots of Bhutan. The important heritage sites that this tour covers are the Drugyal dzongs, Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Fortified Tower of Ta Dzong, School of Thanka Paintings, Natural History Museum, National Memorial Chorten, Rimpung Dzong, Changangkha temple, National Library, etc. After visiting these places, a traveller will be able to get some meaningful perception of rich Bhutanese culture, history, and tradition.
Bhutan has been opened for tourism recently, and it has astringent tourism policy that has helped this country maintain its uniqueness, authenticity, and exoticness. Most of the parts of the country are a forested area; the natural glory is untouched by any kind of modernization, and so are the people. The people are very traditional in terms of their culture, custom, festival, and lifestyle. They haven’t been much affected by the modernization around the world.
So, are you ready to explore some heritage sites around the important cities of Bhutan and get a glimpse of its untouched natural glory? A hike to some of the viewpoints around the city will reward you with an opportunity to unveil the raw appeal of mountains along with the wilderness of lush nature. World Alpine Treks, your travel companion, will escort you throughout to make your journey a memorable lifetime experience. So, do not think twice! Come and join us for Glimpse of Bhutan Tour.
Fly over the beautiful Himalayas ranges to the international airport in Paro. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our Bhutanese crew members. They will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to a hotel in Paro. Check-in, the hotel. After arranging your luggage, we give you some time to freshen up in the hotel. Then you will be driven to Ta Dzong. It was once a fortified tower, and now it has been transformed into a national museum—the museum treasures some ancient paintings, armors, and monuments. We visit the museum and head towards Kichu Lhakhang. It is the oldest temple in Bhutan. After visiting the temple, you will be dropped at your hotel in Paro. Tonight, at the hotel in Paro
Early in the morning, we hike to a popular monastery in Paro i.e., Tiger’s nest monastery. It is an alluring attraction of Paro city placed on the edge of the steep cliff. It is popular for its dramatic location and a Buddhist myth. As per the mythology, the monastery lies in the same place where Guru Rinpoche had fled on a back of a tigress to meditate on a cave. Today, we walk up to the monastery and explore the monastery and its peripheral areas. In the evening, we drive to Thimphu. Tonight, at a hotel in Thimphu.
Today, we explore around the capital city of Bhutan, i.e., Thimphu. After breakfast at the hotel, we drive to Thimpu, where we explore different religious and historical aspects of Bhutan. We visit the Traditional Medicine Institute, where we can find a massive collection of over 300 herbs from different corners of Bhutanese territory. There are many medical practitioners here who are actively engaged in the production of medicines for treatment purposes. Then we visit the National Institute of Zorig Chusum. Here, you can find 13 different forms of traditional art that are still actively preserved by the young Bhutanese. For the rest of the day, we can explore some important places like Bhutanese heritage museum, textile museum, Museum library, etc. Tonight, at a hotel in Thimphu.
We hike up toWangditse monastery in the morning. We walk for around an hour from the Radio tower along with the pine forests with great views of Thimphu valley on sight. If lucky, we may be able to get a glimpse of Takins, the national bird of Bhutan, on the way. We explore the monastery and drop down to Thimphu. Then we drive back to the city of Paro. In the evening, you can explore the shops and streets around Paro city. Tonight, at a hotel in Paro.
Today, you will be driven to Paro airport to catch a scheduled flight back to your home town.