15-Day Cultural Tour with Day Walks & Festivals

Land Tour

15 days

15-Day Cultural Tour with Day Walks & Festivals
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$AUD 682 per day

Departure: Thimphu, Bhutan

Arrival: Paro, Bhutan




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Explore Bhutan in a unique way on this 15-day cultural tour which includes a day at a local spiritual festival and plenty of hikes enabling you to explore Bhutan's most beautiful landscapes on foot!Beginning in Thimphu, Bhutan's capital, you'll explore the city and its surrounding valley before making your way 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 few days in the spiritual heartland of Bhutan, with some sightseeing around Bumthang followed by a day hike to Babzur via Petseling monastery. The next day, visit Ugyencholing Palace in the remote Tang valley, which is now a museum, before taking another hike to Kuenzangdrak, located on the face of a cliff. A day at Domkhar local festival in Chumey where you will see masked dances and traditional dancing, and the locals celebrating in their finest dress. You'll then start your journey back west visiting the Phobjikha Valley before returning to Paro to explore the sights of the valley finishing your 2 weeks in Bhutan with a hike to the mighty Tiger's Nest!