Bhutan Culture & Meditation Tour

11 Days
  • Trip Code: MT-BTO-CLMDT1
  • Trip Type: Culture Tour
  • Max. Altitude:
  • Travel Mode: Drive

This trip is provides light walks, excursion, and meditation opportunities.

Trip Duration 11 Days
Trip Type Culture Tour
Trip Grade Moderate
Min Group Size 1+
Trip Start Paro
Trip End Paro
Best Season Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
Transportaion Drive
Meals 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Acommodation 2-3 Star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu.
2-3 Star Hotel Accommodation in Tibet.

Arrival in Paro.
Meet the guide at the airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure

Visit the north parts of Paro valley; the impressive Drukgyel Dzong ruins (monastery fortress). Visit Paro Kyichu Lhakhang, Ta Dzong museum, and Paro Rinpung Dzong.

Drive by the two river valleys to the capital city of Thimphu . After lunch visit the hospital for traditional medicine, memorial chorten and the national library. After lunch visit the handicrafts centre & the school of Thangka painting.

Scenic drive on the mountain route towards the former capital of Bhutan passing through the Dochula pass (alt. 10,000 feet); beautiful scenery of Himalayan ranges. Descend to Punakha and Wangdi valleys.


Return to Thimphu ; hike to Choekortse monastery, for an afternoon session of meditation, over-looking Thimphu valley.

Hike to Tandin Ngey monastery for a full day session of meditation. Return to hotel late afternoon.

Visit the open vegetable market; afternoon free.

Morning visit the Zilukha monastery for nuns; and the Simtokha Dzong- oldest in Bhutan . After lunch drive to Paro.

After a short drive hike to this private and unique monastery for an afternoon session of meditation, return to hotel in Paro.

Morning hike upto the Taktsang retreat (the Tiger’s Lair, Alt. 3000 metres.) Lunch at Taktsang cafeteria. Return to Paro and visit the town.

Transfer to Paro airport for morning flight.

Service Includes/Excludes
Trip includes:
  • All airport pick-up and drop-off services by private A/C car or van
  • Entry permit for National Park in any
  • Tour guide
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Accommodations during trip
  • First aid kit
  • One farewell dinner with live Nepalese cultural performance.
Trip does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

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