Wonders of Bhutan

National Geographic Journeys


Summary: Find out what lights up the faces of the residents of Bhutan, the only country in the world that measures its well-being in GNH — Gross National Happiness. On a 10-day adventure across this bastion of Buddhist culture, explore remote mountain villages and...

Duration
10 Days
Cities
3
Next Departure
26-Oct-2019
Starting at
USD 3,749.00
Price per day
USD 375.00
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Operator
G adventures
Tour
Wonders of Bhutan
Sub-Title
National Geographic Journeys
Tour Code
23723
Travel Style
Small Group, In-Depth Discovery


Summary

Find out what lights up the faces of the residents of Bhutan, the only country in the world that measures its well-being in GNH — Gross National Happiness. On a 10-day adventure across this bastion of Buddhist culture, explore remote mountain villages and shrines and climb magnificent heights to the cliff-side Taktsang Monastery, 900 metres (2,953 feet) above the valley floor. Amid the soaring peaks and cultural delights of this ancient place, discover your own capacity for happiness.

1.
Paro/Thimphu
2.
Thimphu/Punākha
3.
Punākha
4.
Punākha/Gangtey Gonpa
5.
Gangtey Gonpa
6.
Gangtey Gonpa/Thimphu
7.
Thimphu/Haa Dzongkhag
8.
Haa Dzongkhag/Paro
9.
Paro
10.
Paro

Visited Countries: Bhutan

Visited cities (3): Paro, Thimpu, Punakha

Highlights

  • Visit one of the most remote countries in the world, enjoy a meeting and lecture with a monk about Buddhist culture in Bhutan, learn how to cook ema datshi (chili cheese) with a local farm family, hike along peaceful nature trails and thrilling cliffs, experience the pristine and peaceful nature of the "Dragon Kingdom"
  • Find out what lights up the faces of the residents of Bhutan, the only country in the world that measures its well-being in GNH — Gross National Happiness. On a 10-day adventure across this bastion of Buddhist culture, explore remote mountain villages and shrines and climb magnificent heights to the cliff-side Taktsang Monastery, 900 metres (2,953 feet) above the valley floor. Amid the soaring peaks and cultural delights of this ancient place, discover your own capacity for happiness.

Included

  • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Meet a Buddhist Monk, Thimphu
    Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Family Farm Meal, Gangtey Gonpa
    Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Lecture on Gross National Happiness, Thimphu. Arrival and departure transfer. Visit the Rimpung Dzong. Hike to Punakha Dzong monastery and fertility shrine. Visit the town of Wangdue and walk to Khamsum Yueley Chorten shrine. Visit the village of Khewa. Black-Necked Crane Centre visit. Hike to the monastery of Gangtey Goempa. Walk across Phobjikha and Khewa valleys. Visit the National Library, the Institute for Zorig Chusum (arts and crafts) and the Thimphu Chorten. Hike to Kila Goempa nunnery. Explore shrines and temples of the Haa Valley. Visit the fortress of Drukgyal Dzong and hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest). Visit Kyichu Lhakhang Temple. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Travel Package
Description Coming from   Going to
Tour (Round Trip) Paro Paro

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