The refreshing Buddhist Tours in Bhutan will run for 9 Nights and 10 Days and commence from Paro. This is one of the major towns of Bhutan as having the single international airport of Bhutan. For vacationers who are arriving from Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong, can also opt for the road trip.
To make your trip enjoyable and informative, our expert representative will escort you all over the vacations. The ideal time to plan a visit to Bhutan is during the annual festival. The Paro city becomes a colorful place. Some of other popular places to explore are Rinpung Dzong and a museum at Ta Dzong. Experience the magnificent local temple life at Tango Monastery along with the ancient capital of Punakha. The memorable trip will be a lifetime experience for you!
Tour Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
Places To Visit : Paro - Thimpu - Punakha
Day 1: Arrival at ParoOne of the major towns of the country, Paro is known for having the country’s only international airport. The tourists planning a trip to Bhutan can take flights from different cities of India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore. The tourists planning a blissful road trip can commute from Darjeeling, Gangtok, and Kalimpong.
Upon arrival at Paro, you will be welcomed by a GHIJ representative, who would then arrange for your transfer to a hotel. Rest at your hotel room and prepare for a delightful Bhutan Buddhism cultural tour.
Day 2: ParoDestination Paro in Bhutan is a colourful place and becomes all the more colourful at the time of the valley’s annual festival. The travelers can also explore the Rinpung Dzong which is also called the ‘fortress of a heap of jewels’. Visit the national museum at Ta Dzong. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Days 3: Paro - Thimphu (56 kms)Around 56 kms away, Thimpu, the capital city in Bhutan is truly a wonderful centre for culture and modernity, which also includes cultural traces from some advanced and remotest parts of the kingdom. This wonderful city in Bhutan is home to the Kings and the members of the royal family, civil servants, expatriates, politicians, business persons and monks. Don’t forget to enjoy this cultural mix based on livelihood. Allow yourself a relaxed and rejuvenated time to meet both traditional and contemporary artists.
Days 4: Thimphu - Tango MonasteryReach out to Tango Monastery which is known for its beautiful local temple life. It is an hour hike through the forest areas to reach the monastery. Placed on the hillside and looking over the forested mountains this monastery is a true refuge. It is also one of the country’s most important Buddhist colleges. The name of this monastery is derived from the horse-head shaped rock at the top. It is a magnificent edifice built in the 18th century by the 8th Desi, Druk Rabgye. Don’t forget to light a butter lamp for personal grieve, for your family and friends.
Days 5: Tango Monastery - PunakhaThe ethereal ancient capital of Punakha is linked to some of the most significant events in the Bhutanese history. The district of Punakha is leveled at a height of 1300m from the valley floor and rises to nearly 3000m close to the Dochhula pass. The travelers can hoist prayer flags by making wishes. It is believed that by hanging prayer flags with intention do release positive energized wishes out to the world.
Day 6: Punakha - Nalanda Buddhist Institute
Nalanda Buddhist Institute is locally known as Dalayna. It is a monastic school established near the village of Talo, just above the Punatsangchu River in Punakha. You will find monks here who speak in English as well.
Bhutan is a place of Buddhist deities, immortals, and saints who have and are living in the lap of the Himalayas. As you travel to these sacred shrines and ancient monasteries, hiking through the ranges of Himalaya, you will rediscover peace and solitude that will help you reinvent yourself.
Day 7: Talo & Nobgang Village Walks
The rustic village of Talo, at an altitude of 2,800 m is scattered along the hill slopes and is known for its hygiene among all nearby villages. It is also the seat of the mind incarnations of the Zhabdrung. Talo Sangnacholing Dzong is constructed on a plateau and offers splendid view of nearby villages. The beautiful farm houses here have their own flower gardens and corns and sweet peas are grown in abundance at the hill slopes. Spending time at Nobgang and Talo villages visiting farm houses and meeting families is a must to know well about this place.
Day 8: Retrace back to Paro
On the eighth day of your journey, you can head back to the Paro town with a hired vehicle or a bus.
Day 9: Paro - Taksang - Tiger's Nest Climb
Established on the high cliffs of Himalayas, Taktsang is often referred to as the Tiger’s Nest; this place has without doubt inspired and awestruck many visitors. Someone has rightly said that, “A trip to Bhutan is never complete without climbing to Taktsang”. Allow us to take you to this magnificently set Buddhist relic perched on a cliff. A talk on Bhutanese Buddhism by a Buddhist scholar followed by question and answer sessions is something enchanting for all visitors who are interested to drink deep the culture of this Himalayan kingdom.
Day 10: Paro - Delhi
Our GHIJ representative will arrange for your airport transfer and on time, board a flight back to Delhi airport today as your Bhutan Buddhism Cultural tour ends today.