Spiritual Quest of Bhutan

Overview of the tour

Buddhist Exploration

Journey from Paro to Bumthang, experiencing Bhutan's spiritual essence.

Sacred Sites

Visit Chortens, temples, caves, and religious landmarks, observing Buddhism's significance in daily life.

Enlightening Discourses

Attend discussions with spiritual leaders and monks, delving into Buddhist philosophy and practices.

Cultural Immersion

Immerse yourself in Bhutanese spirituality, gaining profound insights into the country's rich religious heritage.

Itinerary and Tour Cost

  • Arrive at Paro International Airport
  • Meet the representatives from Bhutan Journeys.
  • Transfer to Thimphu (The Capital of Bhutan) 2 hours drive
  • Visit Iron Chain Bridge (An ancient craftsmanship)
  • Visit Tangchogang monastery and attend blessed water cleansing ceremony
  • Leisurely explore in Thimphu main street
  • Overnight: Hotel

Visit following places of cultural interest:

  • Hike to Cheri or Tango Monastery
  • Practice meditation
  • Audiences monks 
  • Drive back to Thimphu
  • National Memorial Chorten (Stupa)
  • Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha Statue)
  • Changangkha Monastery
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Drive to Punakha via Dochula pass (3050m / 10,00ft),
  • Pass offers spectacular view of Eastern Himalayas
  • Visit Punakha Dzong” Palace of great happiness
  • Visit Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of fertility- Drukpa Kuenley, Divine Madman).
  • Walk through Lobesa Village
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Transfer to Trongsa.
  • View WangduePhodrang Dzong
  • Encounter beautiful sceneries of rural Bhutan and scattered settlement,
  • Pele La pass (3350m 11000ft),
  • Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park,
  • Valley of Yak herders
  • Chendebji Chorten and impressive forest.
  • Several villages and stunning views of Trongsa Dzong.
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Morning, visit Trongsa Dzong, the most massive in structure and its architecture.
  • Ta-Dzong (Tower of Trongsa), an elegant museum tasteful blend of tradition and modernity.
  • Depart to Bumthang “the spiritual heartland of the kingdom” over Yotong la pass (11,800ft)
  • Chhumey Valley, Yathra (Woolen) weaving center at Zuney Village.
  • Pass over Kikila lass (2700M) and descend to Jakar.
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Drive through picturesque Jakar valley
  • Ideal place to explore on foot
  • Opportunities to practice meditation at sacred monasteries
  • Visit Jambay monastery,
  • Hike to visit Kurjey Monastery and Tamshing Monastery,
  • Karchu Dratsang to attend prayer ceremony
  • Interact with monks
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Transfer to Phobjikha via Trongsa drive takes about 5-6 hours.
  • Enjoy the beautiful landscape and virgin forest
  • Pass through the meadows of Yak herders
  • Pele La pass (3350m 11000ft) and over Lawala pass
  • Descend to Phobjikha Valley, winter habit of Black necked cranes (Early November to mid-March).
  • Evening at leisure
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Morning, visit Gangtey Monastery
  • Hike eco natural trail  (1 and 30 minutes) through the beautiful environment of the Phobjikha Valley
  • Transfer to Paro via Wangdue & Thimphu over Dochula Pass
  • Drive takes about 5-6 hours.
  • Evening at leisure
  • Overnight: Hotel 
  • Excursion hike to Taktshang (Tiger Nest) monastery
  • Visit Kyichu Monastery,
  • Paro Dzong”fortress of the heap of jewels”
  • Visit Farmhouse
  • Overnight: Hotel
  • Transfer to airport for your international flight
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