Things to Know about ‘Land of Thunder Dragon’ BhutanNergal Scott
Do you want to capture the true essence of Bhutan into your mind’s canvas? Are you chasing a dream of making a tour into the land of tranquil nature,
spectacular landscape, and vibrant cultural heritage! Bhutan without doubt a most mysterious country in the world is a traveler’s paradise. While exploring the true essence of Bhutan, you immerse into the natural flora and fauna found at the high Himalayas. Besides, walking through the ancient streets full of pagoda
architecture of the temples and monasteries of Bhutan you truly experience the cultural treasures of the ‘Land of Thunder Dragon’.
Escape into the land of tranquil nature, spectacular landscape and vibrant cultural heritage and explore the true essence of Bhutan
Walk for Bhutan tour with trekking to explore the true essence of Bhutanese culture and countryside. Wedged between two Asian giants – India and China, Bhutan is blessed by nature with a diverse topography and rich culture in the Himalayas. Bhutanese call their country the Druk Yul and follow their own trademark of Mahayana Buddhism with exotic monasteries and lifestyle. The trip includes cultural tours to important Bhutan towns, day hikes to the monasteries and trekking along a soothingly calm Himalayan trail. The tour begins in the scenic Paro Valley with a hike to the famous Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang) monastery. Then, you trek for the next few days. After visiting Thimphu, a unique capital city that has a blend of traditional and modern touch, you drive across the picturesque Dochu La Pass into the subtropical valleys of Punakha.
Bhutan Insight tour, another best way of discovering the true essence of Bhutan, gives you cultural and natural exposure to Bhutan’s rugged terrain and steep mountain valleys. You travel around the monasteries, dzongs, temples, chortens and museums of Bhutan during this tour. Besides observing the unique Bhutanese culture, you will also experience the various breathtaking views of Himalayan mountains. The Paro Valley, capital Thimphu and the central Bhutan are the major attractions of this Insight Tour. In this tour you also cover Punakha to have with unique Bhutanese culture and lifestyle. An excursion into the Gangtey Valley will pass through dense forests of fir, hemlock, oak trees and rhododendrons. Moreover, you enjoy the hike to Taktsang Monastery – Bhutan’s most famous monastery situated at a height of above 3120 m. Similarly, strolling through the traditional market places, observing Bhutanese handicrafts and household items, discovering unique religious festivals and gaining firsthand experience of proud Bhutanese people enhance you to intermingle with nature, religion, language and culture of Bhutan.
Bhutan Tour with Paro Festival and Hikes, the fantastic idea of discovering real sprit of Bhutan, combines Bhutan’s cultural and natural grandeur including cultural tours and festivals to important Bhutan towns as well as day hikes to the famous monasteries. The tour begins in the scenic Paro Valley. You also visit Punakha, Gangtey, and Thimphu to experience the unique Bhutanese culture and lifestyle. You cannot ignore the joy of hiking to Tiger’s Nest Monastery-Bhutan’s most famous monastery situated at 3120 m. The Paro Festival is one of the major attractions of this tour. During the journey, you enjoy breath-taking view of the Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and other famous Himalayan peaks including the sacred Jumolhari and Mount Jichu Drake in Bhutan.
Bhutan Cultural Tour, an outstanding way of capturing the true essence of Bhutan, introduces you to the imposing Dzongs, or temple fortresses, that are intrinsic to Bhutanese cultural way of life. You begin this cultural tour from undoubtedly the most beautiful valley in Bhutan, Paro. The masterpieces of Paro like Tiger’s Nest Monastery, 8th century Kichu Monastery, and the national museum will be the prime attractions of this tour. Furthermore, following north along the Thimphu river, you will arrive Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan which is a potpourri of traditional and modern culture. After making excursion of Thimphu, you drive to Punakha Valley across picturesque Dochula Pass (3150m) for great views of Himalayan ranges. Beyond exploring Punakha valley, you walk for the Dzong- the famous fertility temple in the region.