Cultural Tour with Day Hikes (short)
- Gain spectacular views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Jumolhari and Jitchu Drake
- Visit landmarks and tour Paro, Thimphu and other cities
- Hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang)
- Visit fortresses, monasteries and temples throughout Bhutan
- Become acquainted with Bhutanese culture
This fun adventure captures the cultural uniqueness and natural beauty of Bhutan. The tour begins in Paro with a hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. Next, the tour travels to Thimphu, a city with a unique fusion of traditional style and modern culture. The tour then goes by car through Dochu La Pass into the lush tropical valley of Punakha.
On each day of the tour, a unique day hike is planned that features different aspects of Bhutan. The hike to Wangditse Gompa offers incredible views of the Samtenling Palace and Tashichho Dzong. On the hike to the Lungchutse Monastery, hikers pass through rhododendron forests and on mountain ridges with colorful prayer flags and breathtaking views of the Himalayas.
If you want to experience the Himalayas, Bhutanese culture, and go on hikes but have limited time, this trip is perfect for you.
Day 1: Arrive and go sightseeing in Paro.
Day 2: Travel to Thimphu and hike to Taktsang Monastery. -03 hrs, 2,320 m / 7,610 ft
Day 3: Hike to Wangditse Gompa in Thimphu then go sightseeing
Day 4: Travel to Punakha and hike to Lungchutse Monastery. -03 hrs, 1,250 m / 4,100 ft
Day 5: Travel to Paro and hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten. -04 hrs, 2,250 m / 7,382 ft
Day 6: Conclude the trip in Paro.