Eastern Bhutan Culture Tour (13N/14D)


Tour Overview

This tour takes you to Eastern Part of the country to experience and explore some its diverse culture and traditions comprising with some sightseeing around the valleys, short trip to visit Dzongs and temples, art and architecture which will help you to outline and explore. Also this tour incorporates some Day excursion to visit some of the breath taking places and photographic hotspots.

Tour Highlight


Closing Timing of monuments in various places


School of 13 Arts & Crafts – Sunday & Government Holiday

National Textile Museum – Sunday & Government Holiday

Centenary Farmer’s Market – Monday – Wednesday


National Museum (Ta-Dzong)


Day 01: Arrival: Paro – Thimphu


Distance: 65km (1.5hrs)
Elevation: 2,250mts / 7,382ft

Paro: It is a broad and beautiful green bowl valley surrounded by jagged Himalayan Mountains and forested hillsides, crossed by beautiful rivers and dotted with medieval fortresses. It was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646 AD and has been the legislative, executive, judicial and religious centre for the people of Paro. Also the nations home of National Museum and International Airport.

After landing you will be greeted by your tour guide and driver and will be chauffeured to the Capital City of Bhutan.

Thimphu (2320m): Is the capital of Bhutan with a population of about 100000 and is the nation’s largest city. It depicts strong national character in its architectural style yet it is legislative, executive, judicial and religious centre of the government.

Check in hotel and visit the following places:

Buddha Point

Memorial Chorten

Tashichho Dzong

Evening: Free to explore Thimphu town and Bhutanese Authentic Local Craft Bazaar

Overnight in Thimphu

Day 02: Thimphu – Sightseeing

Morning: Hike to Cheri Monastery (15km/30-45min)

After lunch visit the following places:

School of Thirteen Arts & Crafts

National Textile Museum

Centenary Farmer’s Market (Open: Thursday – Sunday)

Overnight in Thimphu


Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha


Distance: 77km (2.5hrs)

Elevation: 1,200mts / 3,900ft

The journey to Punakha includes the 108 Druk Wangyel Chort

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