The 8 days Central Bhutan Cultural tour as the 'land of the peaceful dragon' The highlight of tour will be visits to Simtokha Dzong within the tiny capital township of Thimpu and the Taktsang Monastery that clings to a sheer 3,000 foot rock face cliffs. This tour can also be termed as pilgrimage tour for people who devoted Buddhist. It is one of the reactively unexplored pockets of Asia which allow only limited ...See more
The 8 days Central Bhutan Cultural tour as the 'land of the peaceful dragon' The highlight of tour will be visits to Simtokha Dzong within the tiny capital township of Thimpu and the Taktsang Monastery that clings to a sheer 3,000 foot rock face cliffs. This tour can also be termed as pilgrimage tour for people who devoted Buddhist. It is one of the reactively unexplored pockets of Asia which allow only limited number of discerning travelers to enter the country with a special visa permits.
Central Bhutan cultural tour itinerary
Day 01: Arrival Paro. Transfer to hotel.Overnight at Paro hotel.
Day 02: Paro Sightseeing: Morning drive to Drukgyel Dzong, visit typical Bhutanese farm house and Paro Bazaar, Ta Dzong (national museum), Rimpung Dzong. Overnight at Paro hotel.
Day 03: Paro Sightseeing: Satsam Chorten-Taktsang Tea house-Taktsang Monastery. Overnight at Paro hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Thimpu. Visit Simthokha Dzong, Memorial Chorten, National Library, Handicraft Emporium and Tashichho Dzong, Overnight at Thimpu hotel.
Day 05: A hour morning drive to Punakha across the Dochula pass and Punakha Dzong. Overnight at Punakha hotel.
Day 06: In the morning visit a typical farm house where traditional buttered tea with "zaw" (puffed rice) will be served. Visit Wangdi Fodrang Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Drive to Dochula, drive to Paro- visit Paro bazaar and overnight at Paro hotel.
Day 08: After breakfast, transfer to airport for onward destination.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,
Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Central Bhutan Cultural Tour briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
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What makes this trip different?
Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.
Financial support to direct beneficiaries: In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.
Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.
Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.
For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org