Bhutan Cultural Tour- Six Days

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  • 1 PAX US$1553
  • 2 PAX US$1409
  • 3 PAX US$1265
  • 4 PAX US$1208
  • 5-10 PAX US$1179
  • 11-20 PAX US$1121
Price Per Person US$ 1121 All included Services

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  • Visit the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Paro.
  • Explore the cultural and historical landmarks of Thimphu, including Tashichho Dzong and Buddha Dordenma.
  • Marvel at the architectural splendor of Punakha Dzong and enjoy the scenic beauty of Dochula Pass.
  • Discover the tranquil Phobjikha Valley and its winter residents, the black-necked cranes.
  • Experience the highest motorable pass in Bhutan, Chele La, with breathtaking views of the Himalayas.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity of Jigme Dorji National Park.

Six Days Bhutan Cultural Tour Overview

Bhutan Cultural Tour Package

Our Bhutan Cultural Tour Six Days Packages take you on a memorable tour to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, is a mystical and enchanting kingdom nestled in the Eastern Himalayas. Known for its stunning natural landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and commitment to preserving its environment, Bhutan offers a unique travel experience. This 6-day tour will take you through the highlights of this serene country, allowing you to immerse yourself in its tranquil beauty, vibrant traditions, and spiritual ambiance.

Bhutan is renowned for its unspoiled natural beauty, which includes majestic mountains, lush valleys, and pristine rivers. The country’s approach to sustainable tourism ensures that its environment remains largely untouched. As the only carbon-negative country in the world, Bhutan takes great pride in its conservation efforts, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers and eco-conscious travelers. Our popular Bhutan Cultural Tour makes sure to cover most of the aspects of Bhutan

The cultural heritage of Bhutan is equally impressive. The country is dotted with ancient monasteries, fortresses (known as dzongs), and temples that offer a glimpse into its rich history and Buddhist traditions. The unique architecture, characterized by ornate woodwork and vibrant murals, adds to the charm of these historical sites.

Famous Places in Bhutan covered in our 6 days Bhutan Tour

Paro: The first stop in our 6-day Bhutan Cultural Tour package is Paro. Paro is a scenic valley town and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bhutan. It is home to the iconic Taktsang Palphug Monastery, commonly known as Tiger’s Nest. This monastery, perched on a cliffside 3,120 meters above sea level, is one of the most revered sites in Bhutan and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Paro also boasts the National Museum of Bhutan, housed in the ancient Ta Dzong watchtower, and the impressive Rinpung Dzong, a fortress monastery overlooking the Paro River.

Thimphu: The capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu, blends modernity with tradition. Key attractions include the Tashichho Dzong, a stunning fortress and monastery that houses the government offices and the throne room of the King of Bhutan. The Buddha Dordenma statue, one of the largest Buddha statues in the world, offers panoramic views of the Thimphu Valley. The city is also home to the National Memorial Chorten, the Folk Heritage Museum, and the bustling Thimphu Weekend Market, where you can experience the vibrant local culture.

Punakha: Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan, is famous for the Punakha Dzong, a majestic fortress at the confluence of the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers. This dzong is considered one of the most beautiful in Bhutan, with its impressive architecture and serene setting. The scenic Dochula Pass, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas, is another must-visit spot. The pass is adorned with 108 memorial Chortens, built in honor of Bhutanese soldiers who lost their lives in a 2003 military operation.

Phobjikha Valley: Phobjikha Valley is a glacial valley and the winter home to the rare black-necked cranes. The Gangtey Monastery, overlooking the valley, is a major attraction and is included in our bhutan cultural tour package. The valley’s pristine beauty and the opportunity to see these graceful birds make it a serene escape for nature enthusiasts.

Chele La Pass: At 3,988 meters, Chele La is the highest motorable point in Bhutan. It offers stunning views of the Himalayan range and the Haa and Paro valleys. The pass is a popular spot for hiking and photography, especially during the clear days when the majestic peaks of the Himalayas are visible.

Jigme Dorji National Park: This national park is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, spanning several districts and hosting a variety of flora and fauna. Rare species such as the snow leopard, red panda, and blue poppy can be found here. The park’s diverse landscapes, from dense forests to alpine meadows, provide a perfect setting for nature walks and wildlife spotting.

Activities in Bhutan

Hiking and Trekking:

Bhutan offers numerous trails ranging from easy day hikes to challenging multi-day treks. The hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery is particularly popular, providing not only a physical challenge but also a spiritual experience as you ascend through the forest to reach the monastery perched on a cliffside. Other popular treks include the Druk Path Trek, which takes you through high mountain passes, pristine lakes, and ancient dzongs, and the Jomolhari Trek, which offers stunning views of Mount Jomolhari and the surrounding peaks.

Cultural Tours:

Bhutan’s rich cultural heritage is best experienced through visits to its ancient monasteries, fortresses, and temples. Exploring these sites allows you to learn about the country’s history, Buddhist traditions, and unique architectural styles. Key cultural sites include the Tashichho Dzong and the National Memorial Chorten in Thimphu, the Punakha Dzong, and the Gangtey Monastery in Phobjikha Valley. Participating in local festivals, such as the Paro Tsechu and Thimphu Tsechu, also offers a vibrant insight into Bhutanese culture, with traditional dances, music, and religious rituals.

Wildlife Viewing:

Bhutan’s commitment to conservation has resulted in thriving wildlife populations, making it a great destination for wildlife enthusiasts. National parks such as Jigme Dorji and Royal Manas provide opportunities to see a variety of animals, including the elusive snow leopard, red panda, and takin, Bhutan’s national animal. Bird-watching is also popular, particularly in the Phobjikha Valley, where you can observe the rare black-necked cranes during their winter migration.


Bhutanese festivals, known as tsechus, are grand events held in honor of Guru Rinpoche, the patron saint of Bhutan. These festivals feature traditional mask dances, cultural performances, and religious rituals. The Paro Tsechu and Thimphu Tsechu are among the most famous, attracting locals and tourists alike. These festivals provide a unique opportunity to witness Bhutanese culture and spirituality in a festive and colorful setting.

festivals of Bhutan

Adventure Sports:

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Bhutan offers a range of adventure sports. White-water rafting on the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers is a thrilling experience, with rapids ranging from easy to challenging. Mountain biking is another popular activity, with trails that take you through scenic landscapes, traditional villages, and dense forests. Paragliding and rock climbing are also available in certain areas, providing an exciting way to explore Bhutan’s rugged terrain.

Wellness Retreats:

Bhutan’s serene environment makes it an ideal destination for wellness retreats. Many monasteries and dedicated retreat centers offer meditation and yoga sessions, allowing visitors to relax and rejuvenate in a peaceful setting. The traditional hot stone baths, known as “menchu,” are another popular wellness activity, believed to have therapeutic properties. These baths involve soaking in mineral-rich water heated by stones, providing a soothing experience that promotes relaxation and well-being.

Farm and Homestays:

The major reason for including homestays in our Bhutan cultural tour package is that staying at a traditional Bhutanese farm or a homestay offers a unique insight into the daily lives of the Bhutanese people. These stays allow you to participate in farming activities, cook traditional meals, and engage with the local community. It’s an immersive experience that provides a deeper understanding of Bhutanese culture and hospitality.

Culinary Experiences:

Bhutanese cuisine is distinctive and flavorful, often featuring red rice, chili peppers, and cheese. During your tour, you can enjoy traditional dishes such as ema Datshi (chili and cheese stew), Phaksha paa (pork with red chili), and momo (dumplings). Cooking classes are also available, where you can learn to prepare these dishes yourself and gain insights into Bhutanese culinary traditions.

Shopping for Handicrafts:

Bhutan is known for its exquisite handicrafts, including hand-woven textiles, intricate thangka paintings, and unique pottery. Markets and craft centers in places like Thimphu and Paro offer a wide range of traditional Bhutanese products. Purchasing these items not only provides you with a beautiful souvenir but also supports local artisans and preserves traditional crafts.

Spiritual and Religious Tours:

Bhutan’s strong spiritual heritage is evident in its numerous monasteries, temples, and meditation centers. Visiting these sites allows you to experience the country’s deep-rooted Buddhist traditions. Engaging in meditation sessions or attending religious ceremonies can provide a profound sense of peace and connection to Bhutan’s spiritual essence.


Our Bhutan cultural tour offers a perfect blend of adventure, culture, and natural beauty. From the awe-inspiring heights of Tiger’s Nest Monastery to the serene valleys of Phobjikha, and the historic grandeur of Punakha Dzong, every moment in Bhutan is filled with wonder. The country’s commitment to preserving its environment and cultural heritage ensures that visitors can experience its beauty and traditions in an authentic and sustainable way.

Bhutan’s unique approach to tourism, which focuses on high value and low impact, means that your visit will contribute to the preservation of its natural and cultural heritage. This makes Bhutan an ideal destination for travelers who value sustainability and seek meaningful travel experiences. Whether you’re exploring bustling markets, hiking through pristine landscapes, or immersing yourself in the spiritual ambiance of ancient temples, Bhutan promises an unforgettable journey that resonates with peace and happiness.

Why Choose Touch The Himalaya for the Bhutan Cultural Tour?

Touch The Himlaya has been a certified and renowned tour operator for over a decade. We believe that choosing the right tour operator is a must for a tour to be entertaining. Here are some reasons why you should choose our Bhutan Cultural Tour Package:

  • Our 6-day Bhutan Cultural Tour itinerary is completely customizable and can be catered to your needs. We optimize your tour based on your request.
  • The tourism association of Bhutan has invited us to develop networking between us and the tourism agencies of Bhutan making us one of the few certified partners in Nepal.
  • For your Bhutan Cultural Tour, we can offer a local guide with good fluency in English so you don’t miss out on anything you want to learn.
  • The major reason is that we have been in this industry for over a decade and have enough experience under our belts to provide you with the best experience.
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Arrival in Paro – Transfer to Thimphu

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Itinerary Note:

This itinerary is just the guide line, it can be changed (longer or shorter) as per our client's wishes, fitness, ground reality and weather condition. If you're not satisfied or have an alternative plan please feel free to discuss it with us By Clicking :- ASK QUESTION or COSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP.

What's Included / Excluded

Cost Incluldes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • Airfare from Kathmandu to Paro and Back to Kathmandu including all  pick up drops services.
  • All Accommodation on single/twin room basis. during Bhutan stay in 3 star hotels.
  • All Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Evening tea with snacks & Dinner) – Full Board Basis
  • All private Transportation with driver from arrival to Departure as per the itinerary.
  • English speaking local Guide during the tour and stay.
  • Sightseeing fee ,Monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary & All necessary travel permits.
  • Entry Visa Fee and Bhutan Government Development fees.
  • Traditional handicraft workshop or domestic industries visit

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare  to Kathmandu and return back
  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Extra Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Any type of insurance including personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide, Porter and   Driver.

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