12-Day Bhutan Cultural Tour with Festivals

Land Tour

12 days

12-Day Bhutan Cultural Tour with Festivals
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$AUD 678 per day

Departure: Thimphu, Bhutan

Arrival: Paro, Bhutan



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Explore Bhutan in a unique way on this cultural tour which includes a day at two different spiritual festivals!Begin by sightseeing in Thimphu, Bhutan's capital, and attend the last day of Drupchen, which takes place at the Thimphu Tashichho Dzong where you can see the sacred masked dance, dedicated to appeasing the protecting deity of Bhutan, Pelden Lhamo. After exploring Thimphu, you'll then continue on to Punakha via the Dochu La pass at 3050 metres, which boasts stunning views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. From Punakha, you'll continue on to Bumthang via Trongsa. You'll spend a day in the spiritual heartland of Bhutan, before returning west to Gangtey where you'll attend your second festival - Gangtey Tsechu. You will see locals dressed in their finest clothes who have walked from miles around to attend the festivities. The journey concludes in Paro, a charming introduction and ending to your time in Bhutan. Here, you'll explore the sights, hike to the mighty Tiger's Nest and visit the famous dzong!