This cultural tour explores the wonderfully diverse environment of Bhutan’s western valleys as well as their cultural heritage. Drive over high mountain passes and through rapidly changing vegetation from pine forests to hills covered in rhododendrons, magnolias and dwarf bamboo – abundant with birds and wildlife. The centerpiece to this tour is time spent exploring the beautiful Thimphu Valley, the capital city of Bhutan.
This tour also visits ancient fortresses, temples, monasteries, markets, farm houses and museums in Paro, Thimphu,Punakha and Phobjikha. Highlights include the Ta Dzong Museum, Rimpong Dzong, The National Memorial Chorten, walking around the valley, meeting with locals and hike to Tiger’s Nest ( Taktshang Monastery ).