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Dragon Kingdom Trail
12 days in Nepal and Bhutan
Bhutan

Trip Information

  • 12 days exploratory tour of the Dragon Kingdom
  • 9 night hotel & 2 night guest house

 

Trip Highlights

  • An astonishing journey into the spiritual heritage of Bhutanese etiquette
  • Discover the Shangri-La with breathtaking beauty, a lavish display of ancestral custom and Buddhism as an official state religion.
 

Bhutan, the Dragon kingdom is truly a Shangri-La, a mythical country hidden deep in the mountains. Religion, tradition and ancestral custom, robed monks, high lamas and the religious men are everywhere, determining attitudes, moulding thoughts. From Kathmandu, we fly to Paro at an altitude of 2100 mts. Our excursion to Takstang monastery precariously hanging of a cliff is a steep hike, almost 2 hours. Tiger’s nest is where Guru Rimpoche meditated for 3 months in the 7th century. On our way to the Druk capital in Thimpu, we visit the Simtokha Dzong, the first Dzong built in Bhutan by Shabdrung Rimpoche in 1627. Sightseeing tour of Thimpu includes, Memorial chorten at the heart of the town, the national library, painting school emporium and the post office. We drive to Punakha, the old winter capital of Bhutan, on the way we cross a pass, Dochula from where one can see the highest mountain in Bhutan, Mt. Gangkhar Punsum 7542 mts. We fly back to Kathmandu to conclude our journey, extension to Chitwan National park or whitewater rafting trip can be added to your holiday.

 

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