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By Tour Program

Cultural Tours are designed to give you a first hand experience on many aspects of Bhutanese life and culture. These tours introduces visitors to unique aspects of Bhutanese history and rich culture with visits to 17th century Dzongs (fortresses), religious dance festivals, pilgrimage sites, museums, fascinating excursions to villages and monasteries and local sightseeing which offers an insight into the distinct culture, age old traditions and lifestyle of the deeply spiritual and mystical Kingdom.

 

Festival Tours will take you through the Religious Dance Festivals or Tshechus that take place throughout the country in every district at different times of the year which attract hundreds of Bhutanese people in a spirit of festivity, celebration and deep faith. Tshechus are one of the prime examples of the living culture of Bhutan that many have come to admire and treasure. It lasts up to four days in which a series of highly stylized masked dance rituals are performed. Apart from Tshechus, folk festivals exist on a smaller community scale that provide fascinating insight into local beliefs.

 

Fascinating Textile and Handicraft Tours involves visits to the Textile Museum, Institute of Arts and Crafts, Handicraft Emporiums and excursion trips to famous villages in Eastern Bhutan, known for their textiles. Bhutanese textiles are renowned for their distinctive patterns inspired by nature and the textiles are now prized among the collectors as a rare art form that is being practiced only among a very community in the remote Kingdom of Bhutan. Bhutan’s arts and crafts also reflect the unique spirit and identity of the Kingdom.

 

Photography Tours provides a wide variety of photographic experiences with vibrant landscapes, rough rushing rivers, snow clad mountains, impressive architecture, flora and fauna and colorful traditional clothes worn by the Bhutanese

 

Bird Watching in a country that has been identified as one of the 10 bio-diversity hot spots in the world, harbouring an estimated 770 species of birds which includes the Plumage, the Himalayan Griffen, the unique high- altitude Wader, the Ibisbill, the spectacular Hornbill, Barbets, Sunbirds, Fulvattas, Yuhinas, Cuckoos can be a fabulous experience. Bhutan also has a great variety of endangered species like the Black- Necked Crane, the Monal Pheasant, Peacock Pheasant, Raven and the Rufous- Necked Hornbill.

 

Botanical Tours will take you through prime botanical sites. The country’s forests have 7,000 vascular plants, 360 orchid species, 46 species of rhododendron and about 500 species of medicinal plants and is a true biodiversity heaven for nature lovers and specialists.

 

Spiritual Journey involves visits to Dzongs (fortresses), monasteries and temples, incredible sacred sites, learn about the Bhutanese way of life; and encounter the country’s historical past and present. On request, retreat and special sessions with highly learned Buddhist monks on meditation, spirituality, personal growth and development can also be arranged. Spiritual travelers will not only enrich their lives with this tour but will have tremendous take home value that will be positively reflected in their lives.

 

Mountain Biking in Bhutan is said to be the best with the country’s mountainous terrain offering a fascinating adventure for mountain biking enthusiasts. The route along Bhutan's west-east highway (approx.600 km) is an exciting route with challenges of battling a new pass over 3000 meters everyday. The drop from Pelela Pass to Trongsa, a distance of 70 Kilometers is said to be the longest downhill in the world. We can make your biking experience in Bhutan truly unforgettable.

 

 

Rafting in the breathtaking rivers of Bhutan offers one of the most exciting thrills and relaxation. We guarantee unlimited fun and excitement for ‘adventure seeking people’.

 

 

Trekking in Bhutan can involve treading through passes as high as 5,500m with spectacular landscape and breath-taking views of the Himalayan Mountains. Trekking packages ranging from high altitude to low altitude treks have been designed to enable our visitors to experience the best of the Kingdom.

 

Hiking through carefully selected routes and creative itineraries offer local insight into Bhutan’s many hidden treasures and wonders that most visitors miss. This trip combines local sightseeing tours with memorable day hikes. Walking, hiking and climbing are some of the best ways to explore the beauty of Bhutan.

 

Golfing on the top of the World can be an amazing experience for avid golfers. Thimphu has one of the highest golf courses in the world. The nine-hole course situated behind Tashichhodzong (seat of central administration) and surrounded by mountains provides a relaxing break from the rigours of sightseeing, that too at an affordable fee.