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Bhutan Cultural Tour

Bhutan cultural tour
Bhutan Cultural Tour

Bhutan Cultural Tour, explore the unique and diverse culture, sacred religion and ancient monasteries of Bhutan.   

Bhutan is an independent country and famous as the land of peaceful thunder dragon. It is also known by the names such as “The last Shangri-La” or “The last place on the Roof of the World”. Bhutan is the kingdom in Himalayas with various cultures and traditions which are mainly influenced by Buddhists.

Bhutan is significantly spectacular providing majestic mountain views, lush valleys, variety of flora and fauna and a unique culture and lifestyle. We can speculate beautiful and old history rich Buddhists monasteries and heritages.

The country is strict in preservation and protection of sacred religion and culture. The culture here is still untouched and it is one of the few countries that have been successful in keeping the culture .

Day 1
Flight from Kathmandu to Paro

Arrival and after tea, we drive to Ta Dzong (built in1656 and renovated in 1968), an ancient watchtower, which now the National Museum. We go to Sakya School, the Drukpa kagyu and many many more other great places and explore the ramparts and on a clear day experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7314 m). Dinner and Overnight stay in Hotel at Paro.

Day 2
Paro - Thimphu

After taking breakfast, it’s time for excursion to Taktsang Monastery. After 1 hour drive the trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, get to see trees in Spanish moss and many fluttering prayer flags. We take short rest in Taktsang Jakhang and take a short walk till we reach the monastery with great history. Then, we finally reach to Thimpu valley. Dinner and Overnight stay Hotel in Thimphu.

Day 3
Thimphu - Paro

Today we visit to the National Library where we can find and study the ancient Buddhist manuscript and also the traditional arts. We can visit school and the traditional medicine institute. Then we visit to Folk Heritage Museum and Handicraft Emporium for shopping various Bhutanese arts and crafts. We drive to Paro in the evening and have dinner and overnight here.

Day 4
Flight Paro - Kathmandu

After breakfast we drive to airport and take a flight to Kathmandu from where we drive back to hotel.

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Useful information

Capital

Thimpu

Area

38364 sq. km (14812 sq miles)

Major Religions

Buddhism (national), Hinduism

Currency

Ngultrum

  • 1. How difficult is trek to Everest Panorama and how can we prepare?

    Trekking to Everest Panorama is an easy trek as compared to others. And our company also provides well skilled guides and potters to help you during the trek. People with weak ankles, lungs, hearts problems may suffer more difficulty on trekking. Well preparation is needed for every trek.

  • 2. What about safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in Everest Panorama trek?

    Worrying for safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like: headache, common cold, diarrhea, vomiting, we provide you first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue by helicopter.

  • 3. What about guide & porter, do they have well training?

    Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experience in tourism sector as a guide or potter, make easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create very familiar environment to the guests.

  • 4. What about communication system during trek?

    As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak English languages during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you guides and potters according to your own understanding languages.

  • 5. Do I need to give tips to guide and potter and if how much?

    It’s difficult to mention about tipping which is up to your happiness, but guides and potters do expect the tips at the end of the trip. However, normally people can give minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter.

  • 6. What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on Everest Panorama trek?

    Trek to Everest Base Camp with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are solo traveler, you have private room. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose like: continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy the mineral bottles or safe drinking water from hotel either you can bring water tablets.

  • 7. How many hour should I walk per day and what happened if I am slow walker in the group?

    Normally, we have to walk around 5 to 7 hours per day, if you are slow in walk the team leader will professionally manage to you walking with our assistance guide and potter.

  • 8. What about the weather conditions and Lukla flight?

    Firstly, we have to take a flight to Lukla in the morning then we start trek from Lukla but sometimes due to the air traffic and weather problems, the flight may be delayed or canceled. Due to uncertainty of Lukla weather, we are not sure about untimed flight. If there will be frequent weather problem, we do arrange a flight by helicopter chopper and for this you have to pay additionally.

  • 9. What is the limitation of weight to Lukla flight and where do I store my extra bags?

    You can carry 10 kg luggage plus 5 kg hand bag and if you want to carry more than the limit you have to pay extra charges. You can keep your extra bags in your hotel or in the office in Kathmandu.

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Trip Facts

  • Sightseeing, Himalayan views, culure
  • Nepal & Bhutan
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 5 to 7 hours
  • End of April or May
  • Easy to moderate
  • Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • 1-18 Pax
  • Private vehicle, Tourist bus or flight
  • 4 Days