About 7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan tour
Bhutan is a natural paradise with unique cultural heritage and traditions. The south Asian Kingdom is conservative in its values and is still mostly cut off from the rest of the world. The land of ancient traditions and monuments welcomes you with all hearts.
The 7 nights and 8 days tour of Bhutan lets you explore the old cities of Paro, Punakha, and Thimphu at a leisurely pace. We explore the cultural lifestyle and heritage of Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, as well as the traditional rural lifestyle of Bhutanese people.
The Bhutanese people of the mystical Kingdom are friendly and provide incredible hospitality. You will be visiting the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Taktsang Monastery) perched at the top of a cliff in Paro.
The architectural wonder is a cultural icon of Bhutan. There are many such landmark monuments in Bhutan, including Memorial Chorten, Thimpu Dzong, Buddha point, and others. Even the hotels are a resemblance of the traditional architecture.
“Bhutan tour 7 nights 8 days” is an exciting package tour to the mystical country. Read further for detailed information regarding the highlights, detailed itinerary, and the significant attractions of the tour. So, what are you waiting for? Book your trip now.
Major Attractions of The Tour
The Tashichho Dzong houses many government organizations. There is a central monastic body of Bhutan. Bhutan’s spiritual leader Je-Khenpo reside here in summer along with monks from both Thimphu and Punakha. You can also observe the Thimphu Festival in the dzong in the fall season.
Built-in 1974, the tall and white structure of the memorial Chorten is an essential landmark in Bhutan. King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk is popularly known as the Father of Modern Bhutan. The four-storey tall white building, contains statues, arts of deities from tantric teachings and Bhutanese people also come to worship from all over the country.
Zilukha Nunnery and Paper Factory
You can find the Zilukha Nunnery in the Drubthob Goemba. Seventy nuns live and pray every day in the monastery. The entire view of the Tashichho Dzong, Golf course and upper Thimphu is spectacular.
The traditional paper making factory uses a daphne plant to make papers. Along with rice papers, these papers last longer.
The Takin (Budorcas taxicolor) is the national animal of Bhutan The unique animal has great importance in the country’s history and mythology. The Divine Madman, with his magical power, created the animal according to popular beliefs. The taxin resembles a mix of a cow and a goat and have a unique category in the family kingdom.
Sangaygang View Point (Telecom Tower)
The view of the entire Thimphu valley is quite spectacular from the Sangaygang View Point (Telecom Tower) (2685m). The telecom tower has broadcasting studios of Bhutan television. You can take excellent pictures of the valley from the viewpoint.
Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Located at the cliffside in the Paro valley, the Tiger’s Nest monastery, is an architectural wonder and cultural landmark of Bhutan. The Paro Taktsang temple complex built in 1692 along the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave is sacred site for bhutanese people.
The tantric Guru Padmasambhava had meditated in the Taktsang Senge Samdup cave in the 8th century according to popular beliefs. Hence, the Tiger’s Nest monastery is the cultural and spiritual landmark of Bhutan.
Buddha Point (Kuensel Phodrang)
The Kuensel Phodrang has the largest Buddha statue in the country. The bronze but gilded in gold statues have a height of 169 feet (51.5m).
The spectacular view of the Thimphu Valley from the viewpoint is a highlight of the tour. The Bhutanese people come here to get auspicious names for their newborns and for a pilgrimage of the protector deity ‘Tamdrin’.
Institute for Zorig Chusum
Students undertake a 6-year training course in The Institute for Zorig Chusum. The beautiful painting school provides education and training on Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts. You can also observe the sculptures made by the students and the local people in the Zorig Chusum.
National Library and Folk Heritage Museum
You can learn about the religious texts and the impact of Buddhism in Bhutan in the national library. The national library consists of ancient Buddhist manuscripts as well as arts and crafts.
The folk heritage museum preserves the ancient Bhutanese Folk heritage and agricultural history through its texts and arts. The documentation of Bhutanese rural life in the folk heritage museum through arts and texts is insightful.