Essential Bhutan

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Run by: Travel The Unknown

Reference number: 235

From: £2495

This trip will be scheduled to take in a traditional Bhutanese festival.

Experience rich Buddhist culture and mountain landscapes on this fascinating tour of Bhutan. Fly into Paro (or enter by land from India) and then drive to the charming capital Thimphu with its plethora of cultural sights. Head to Gangtey and the wilderness of Phobjika Valley which welcomes migrating rare black-necked cranes in the winter. Travel eastwards to the dramatic valleys of Bumthang in central Bhutan and enjoy rural walks and village visits. Start the drive back via Trongsa to Punakha, home to the most striking dzong in Bhutan, and walk through paddy fields to the eye-opening Temple of Fertility. Finish your trip in Paro, visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakang temple and hike up to the iconic Tiger's Nest monastery.

TIP: extend your trip and exit by road into West Bengal in India, or fly out to Nepal and experience the charm of Kathmandu.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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