Spiritual Bhutan Journeys 12 Days

Paro, Bhutan

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Mar 16 - 27, 2019
Group size: 1 - 25
Spiritual Bhutan Journeys 12 Days
Paro, Bhutan

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Mar 16 - 27, 2019
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

This in-depth cultural tour offers a rare opportunity to savour the different customs and cultures of the western and central valleys of Bhutan at a leisurely pace. Highlights include Ta Dzong Museum, Rimpong Dzong and the infamous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) in the beautiful Paro Valley, The National Memorial Chorten, 12th century Changangkha Temple and the National Library exhibiting ancient scriptures in Bhutan’s capital Thimphu, and after crossing the 3050m Dochula Pass with spectacular Himalayan views, a journey into the sub-tropical Punakha Valley featuring the incredible the Punakha Dzong and Chimi Lhakang, temple of the ‘Divine Madman’. Continue onto the central districts of Trongsa, the birthplace of monarchy, and the Bumthang Valley, Bhutan’s spiritual heartland featuring 7th century Jambay Lhakhang and Kurje Lhakhang with its rock imprint of Guru Rimpoche. The tour then returns westward to the glacial valley of Gangtey/Phobjika, the winter home to the rare black necked cranes.

The 12 Day trip is designed to invoke a deep spiritual realization traversing through sacred sites of Bhutan whilst discovering ones own belief. This trip will truly leave you spiritually nourished and blissfully enlightened. The Tour is 100% customizable and tailored to your needs.

Paro Festival

aro Tsechu is one of the most popular festivals in Bhutan. Featuring dances performed by trained monks and laymen in amazing masks and costumes, Tsechus (festivals) are one of the best ways to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan. A Tsechu is a Buddhist festival in honour of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan. A highlight of the Paro Tsechu is the unfurling of the silk Thangka – so large it covers the face of an entire building and is considered one of the most sacred blessings in the whole of Bhutan. The ‘Thangka, known in Bhutan as a ‘thongdroel’ is a religious picture scroll, and is only exhibited for a few hours at daybreak on the final day of the festival enabling the people to obtain its blessing. This holy scroll “confers liberation by the mere sight of it” (the meaning of the word ‘thongdroel’ in Bhutanese). This tour also takes advantage of the beautiful spring time growth with stunning hikes through the countryside to a Rhododendron forest in Phobjikha, as well as a visit to the Lamperi a Rhododendron Festival near Dochu La Pass. The sacred sites of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha are also featured.

What’s included

  • Daily Tariffs
    Minimum daily tariffs as required by the government
  • VISA
    Full visa service
  • Entrance fees
    Museum tickets and entrance fees
  • Professional guide
    Full time for your entire trip
  • Airport Transfer
  • Accomodations
    Top 3* hotels in Bhutan
  • Tour Vechile
    SUV for small groups & Hiace bus for groups
  • An experience driver
  • Flights into Bhutan
    We can arrange your flights into Bhutan
  • Hotel stay outside B
  • Tips
    Tips are not compulsory however tipping is allowed
  • 5* meals
    Meals at 5* hotels
  • Alcoholic drinks
    Bar bills needs to be paid by yourself

Available Packages

Single Traveler- 1 pax
20 left
$3560
Deposit: $2000

Your Organizer


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sangay phuntsho
I an experience manager for Always Bhutan Travels, a bespoke and reputed travel company based in the capital of Bhutan, Thimphu city. As a manager, I am obliged and take this great privilege to arrange your amazing trip to Bhutan. I assure you of my assistance and service so that I can help plan the best trip to Bhutan for you. Therefore, don't hesitate to get in touch with me and lets start planning your trip to Bhutan.