Bhutan Culture Heartland Tour is specially designed to explore and deep insight into the ancient culture of Bhutan with enriched biodiversity, vivacious religion, exclusive arts, ancient history, cultural grandeur, heritage and picturesque landscapes. The land of Bhutan is filled with endless natural attractions and surroundings along with its unique cultural values and beliefs. This cultural tour mainly focuses on the visit to Dzongs, Monasteries and ancient temples along with sightseeing and visiting some attractive and most visited places. The vegetation here varies from tropical to broadleaf forests to alpine and lush meadows and is the home of tropical mammals including Takin, Black necked Crane, Golden Langur, Royal Bengal Tiger and many more. Bhutan, till this day have unexploited and preserved beauty.
This Cultural Heartland Tour of Bhutan starts with the flight to Paro airport of Bhutan and sightseeing around the Paro. You will take a drive to Thimphu (capital of Bhutan) from Paro and start sightseeing in Thimphu. Visit Memorial Chorten, nunnery temple, mini zoo, traditional painting school, and traditional medicine institute, museum, the royal Tashi Tscho Dzong and traditional paper factory, while in Thimphu. Next day, a drive will take you to Panakha through Dochu La pass (3,100 meters) with awesome mountain views. Visit around Panakha and capture eye-catchy views of Khansum Yulley Namgyal chorten and enjoy the surrounding all around. Next day, you will have a drive to Bumthang crossing Pele La Pass, which is cultural heartland of Bhutan and visit the Trongsa Dzong. Another day, you will visit Wangdue which is rich in natural resources and biodiversity and wildlife. Next day, a drive will take you to Paro where you can visit Chimi Lhankhang temple and Druk wangyal monastery. Hike to Tiger Nest Monastery next day, which is notable monastery of Bhutan and allows you to capture stunning view of Paro Valley. Finally return to Paro and depart from Bhutan.
Moreover, the major highlights of this tour includes sightseeing in and around Paro and Thimphu, capturing panoramic views of the mountains, visiting Chimi Lhakhang Temple, Trongsa Dzong fortress, Swiss farm, Taktsang Monastery and shopping in Bumthang village.