7 Days
6 Nights
Culture and Festival Tour

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Paro

  • Arrival at Paro International Airport.
  • Welcome by our representative and transfer to your hotel.
  • Check-in and relax.
  • In the evening, visit the Rinpung Dzong, a fortress-monastery overlooking the Paro valley.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight stay in Paro.

Day 2: Paro Sightseeing

  • After breakfast, embark on a hike to the iconic Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery, one of Bhutan’s most revered religious sites.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Paro valley as you hike up.
  • Explore the monastery complex and learn about its significance in Bhutanese culture and Buddhism.
  • Descend back to the base and return to your hotel for lunch.
  • Visit the Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Paro.

Day 3: Transfer to Thimphu

  • After breakfast, drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.
  • En route, stop at the Tamchog Lhakhang bridge for a short visit.
  • Check-in at your hotel in Thimphu.
  • Visit the Tashichho Dzong, an impressive fortress housing government offices and the throne room of the King of Bhutan.
  • Explore the National Memorial Chorten, a prominent Buddhist stupa.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant featuring traditional Bhutanese cuisine.
  • Overnight stay in Thimphu.

Day 4: Thimphu Exploration

  • After breakfast, visit the Buddha Dordenma statue, one of the largest Buddha statues in the world, offering panoramic views of Thimphu valley.
  • Explore the Folk Heritage Museum to learn about traditional Bhutanese way of life.
  • Visit the National Textile Museum to see Bhutanese textiles and weaving techniques.
  • Experience an archery session, Bhutan’s national sport, and try your hand at this traditional activity.
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Thimphu.

Day 5: Transfer to Punakha

  • After breakfast, drive to Punakha, the ancient capital of Bhutan.
  • En route, stop at the Dochula Pass and enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Visit the Chimi Lhakhang, also known as the “Temple of Fertility,” dedicated to the Buddhist saint Drukpa Kunley.
  • Check-in at your hotel in Punakha.
  • Visit the majestic Punakha Dzong, situated at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers.
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Punakha.

Day 6: Punakha Exploration

  • After breakfast, visit the Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhang Nunnery and enjoy stunning views of the Punakha valley.
  • Explore the surrounding villages and interact with locals to learn about their way of life.
  • Experience traditional Bhutanese cuisine with a cooking class.
  • Enjoy a cultural performance featuring folk dances and music.
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Punakha.

Day 7: Departure

  • After breakfast, check-out from your hotel.
  • Transfer to Paro International Airport for your onward journey.
  • End of the Bhutan Cultural Discovery tour.

Please note that this itinerary is subject to change based on local conditions, weather, and availability. Additionally, it can be customized according to your preferences and interests.