The tour reveals the beautiful landscape and lovingly preserved Tibeto-Buddhist culture of Bhutan. With almost two-thirds of the country under forest cover; Bhutan is considered one of the world’s bio-diversity hotspots. As spectacular as its natural beauty are its dzongs (fortresses), monasteries, temples and simple village homes, in addition to its lively festivals.
Begin at the capital, Thimpu, and explore its museums and gardens, while getting the feel of local life. Next, you enjoy exhilarating drives through the lovely valleys and breathtaking vistas through to Gangtey, located in the Phobjika valley. Bumthang is the religious and cultural heart of Bhutan and has several monasteries and spiritual sites. Punakha, the most fertile region in the country, is replete with natural beauty and Buddhist culture including the Chimi Lakhang (Temple of the Divine Madman). Your last stop is Paro, home to the magnificent Tiger’s Nest monastery. Treks, hikes and walks are an essential feature of this tour; the best way to explore this heart-stoppingly beautiful and pristine country.