Bumthang Cultural Tour

  • Trip duration 10 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • All Inclusive Price Contact us

Tour Overview:

Bumthang cultural tour explores the cultural and religious aspects of Bhutan and the most important feature of the tour is visit to the cultural, heartland of the Dragon Kingdom, the Bumthang Valley. You explore the colorful Paro, the tiny capital city- Thimphu and the old capital – Punakha. Journey into the Bumthang Valley is a fascinating experience in itself as the scenic drive proceeds to the region profuse in flora - fauna crossing over several mountain passes. Bumthang consists of four major valleys Ura, Chumey, Tang and Choekhor and some of the oldest monasteries are located nearby the Bumthang Valley. After Bumthang, your tour extends to the Tang and Ura valleys where rural Bhutanese day to day lives can be witnessed including visiting several age-old monasteries of the region. Furthermore, the tour visits other cultural and religious monasteries and shrines like Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lakhang, Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, Jarkar Dzong and several others in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. A popular hike to the Taktsang Monastery perched in a vertical cliff also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’ is another great feature of the tour. All in all, the tour fully utilizes the time spent in Bhutan and covers most of the cultural and religious locations, and provides full insight of the traditions and culture of the Dragon Kingdom.

It relaxed and less stressful tour that offers spectacular panoramic mountain views and enables you to transverse a mountain pass while focusing on the cultural aspects of Bhutan. We will pass through traditional Bhutanese villages, which have preserved their ancient rituals, architecture, dress and culture to create a timeless experience. we will mostly experience the diverse low lands passing through dense oak forests, bamboo marshes and traditional agricultural fields along the way. This package is the best choice for those looking to focus on culture while incorporating the mountain scenery of Bumthang valley.

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Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Take a flight from Kathmandu to Paro (2280 M), (Hotel + D),
  • Day 02: Sightseeing around Paro, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Drive from Paro to Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Full day sightseeing around Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Drive from Thimphu to Trongsa, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Drive from Bumthang to Ura and full day excursion, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Drive from Jakar to Punakha, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Drive from Punakha to Paro, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Take a flight from Paro to Nepal or other destinations, (B).

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer via private vehicle (Nepal & Bhutan),
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Paro and onwards flight from Paro,
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Bhutan including all meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Expert bilingual tour guide for whole trip,
  • Private transportation while on the journey,
  • All entrance fees and permits,
  • All Govt. TAX/VAT.

Cost Excludes:

  • Insurance for Travel/Accident/Medical/Emergency evacuation,
  • International airfare from & to your hometown,
  • Tips for guide and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Take a flight from Kathmandu to Paro (2280 M), (Hotel + D),
  • Day 02Sightseeing around Paro, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 03Drive from Paro to Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 04 Full day sightseeing around Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 05Drive from Thimphu to Trongsa, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 06 Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 07 Drive from Bumthang to Ura and full day excursion, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 08 Drive from Jakar to Punakha, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Drive from Punakha to Paro, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 10Take a flight from Paro to Nepal or other destinations, (B).

Trip Note

The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.

We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.

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