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What You Should Know More About Tours in Bhutan
Known as the Last Shangri-La, Bhutan is a country that comprises of panoramic valleys, majestic Himalayas, and abundance of rare fauna and flora. The rivers, arising from the Himalayas, meander through the valleys and mesmerize with their beauty.
The famous places to visit in Bhutan on a sightseeing tour are:
For those who seek thrill and for those who prefer going places that aren’t run-off-the-mill, trekking in Bhutan is the best adventure to indulge in! This is one of the great things about visiting Bhutan now. Bhutan treks are as close to unspoilt and pristine as you can find and even the best trekking routes are incredibly quiet.
There is no shortage of treks in Bhutan, ranging from the relatively easy and scenic Druk Path, to one of the world’s hardest treks, the Snowman Trek.
The best adventurous treks of Bhutan are:
Camping can be enjoyed as an adventurous activity in Bhutan with a bunch of outdoor experience filled with much more fun like organizing archery using traditional bow and arrow, khuru-dart, organizing cultural program, camp fire and even organizing private festival is possible.
Camping in Bhutan is combined with sightseeing like culture and outdoor sports which will give you a complete sense of the vibrant culture of Bhutan.
Camping can be organized in any of the places mentioned below for any duration.
Bhutan – the last true Illusion of Shangri-La is known for its beautiful landscape and Buddhist monasteries. The Land of the Dragon as the Bhutanese call it is home to some of the most exquisite Buddhist monasteries in the world. A spiritual tour of monasteries in Bhutan is for the people who enjoy being outdoors, exploring traditional cultures and meeting people who follow a different way of life.
The best monasteries to visit in Bhutan are as follows:
Tucked away at the eastern end of the mighty Himalaya, the Land of the Thunder Dragon is a wonderful place for a bike trip with some good paved roads, forests, glacial rivers, wonderful mountain scenery and cultural diversity. Bhutan’s mountainous terrain offers a fascinating adventure for cycling enthusiasts.
The best cycling tour routes are:
With its snow-capped Himalayan peaks and rolling hills dotted with colourful prayer flags and graceful Buddhist temples, Bhutan reveals its magic to the patient traveller. A walking tour in Bhutan lets you explore this remote Shangri-La as it was meant to be seen, from the winding mountain paths between fascinating towns, isolated monasteries and terraced rice fields.
Some famous walking tours in Bhutan are:
Biking in Bhutan is an enormously elevating experience, allowing one to feel the way of life in Bhutan at one’s own pace. Even the towns can be exciting given the limited parking space; however, the country sides are a gem. With its very limited density of population, 70 percent of the country under forest areas, fresh mountain air, and clear blue skies, onee cannot ask for a better location to go biking than Bhutan.
Areas around Paro, Thimphu and Punakha are highly recommended for a biking tour in Bhutan because of its cycle-friendly routes and beautiful landscape amidst local villages.
Mountain cycling in Bhutan is relatively new, but within the span of short time it has gained much momentum among the locals as well as visitors. Bhutan is a natural Mountain Biking Country with its environment, landscape, villages, valleys, mountain passes and so forth. Bhutan has an amazing east-west road through the ‘middle hills’ and valleys, which not only offers amazing cycling, but also takes you into the heart of Bhutan.
Places for mountain cycling in Bhutan are:
Bhutan is the only country in the world that officially practices Mahayana Buddhism or Vajrayana Buddhism. More than a religion, Buddhism is a way of life in Bhutan. Since time immemorial, Buddhism has shaped local beliefs, culture and identity.
If you’re vacationing in Bhutan and interested to take part in some pilgrimage tours, the best places are:
In Bhutan, art remains an indispensable part of daily life that retains the purity and handcraft of ancient times that rarely establishes itself in Western Culture. An important part of Bhutan’s cultural heritage are the thirteen traditional arts and crafts that have been practiced from time immemorial. Bhutanese arts and crafts stand as a lively testament to the country’s rich cultural inheritance. Apart from its roots in the fundamental religious significance, it possesses a ceaseless ingenuity in its style.
Visit the following for best art and culture tours in Bhutan:
The breath-taking natural beauty and the cultural treasures of the last Shangri-La, coupled with comparative lack of tourists, will surely make your Bhutan honeymoon a perfect romantic getaway.
The Land of Dragons, Bhutan is one of the most mystical places you can go to.
The most romantic things to do on your Bhutan honeymoon tour are:
Being a small country Bhutan yet has many festivals and combining Bhutan tours with festivals ofBhutan is a better way to travel around Bhutan. Festivals in Bhutan are typically known as Tshechu (meaning 10th day) and they are celebrated with great fervor across the many monasteries, dzongs and temples dotting the Dragon Kingdom.
The autumn season between September and November is also the best time to visit Bhutan, as many tourists arrive for the big festivals like Tour of the Dragon, Thimphu Drubchen and Wangdue Tshechu and much more. Try to avoid the months of May to September as they are the warmest time of the year.
Tucked into the eastern Himalayas between China and India, the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is a modern-day Shangri-La of awesome beauty and friendly people. Owing to its rich culture and heritage, the people here are very courteous which makes it a great destination to go for women only tours. This tour will give you a very unique and fulfilling experience of this quaint but beautiful country.
There are many tour operators that offer women only tours in Bhutan.
Bhutan’s great geographical diversity combined with equally diverse climate conditions contributes to Bhutan’s outstanding range of biodiversity and ecosystems.
Well known and keystone wild animals of Bhutan are Asian Elephant, Tiger, Red Panda, Himalayan Black Bear, Black Necked Cranes, Himalayan Musk Deer, Asiatic Black Bear, Sloth Bear, Leopards and Grey Wolf. In addition, Bhutan is also home to the tiger, one-horned rhino, red panda and the Tibetan wolf.
The places for best wildlife experience in Bhutan are:
Rafting in Bhutan is of the most rejuvenating experiences as you enjoy the scenic vistas of the country with an adrenaline rush. The pristine natural setting and the sheer variety of the rivers’ courses provides a unique opportunity to explore Bhutan’s beautiful wilderness.
Fed by the glacial-melt of the Eastern Himalayas, six major rivers (Wang Chhu, Sunkosh, Puna Tsang Chhu, Mangde Chhu, Kuri Chhu and Dangme Chhu and their tributaries), have been scouted for kayaking and rafting.
Traveller Tales From Bhutan
18 November 2015
Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek was a great experience. It passes by picturesque lakes, Alpine meadows and villages set to a backdrop of magnificent mountainous landscapes. The experience was amazing and brilliant. We had a really great trek. It was sheer ...
10 October 2015
Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek is something that every trekker must take in his life. It is so poignant and brilliant. I totally loved this. WOW can be an understatement. The crystal clear, poignant lakes just give me goosebumps. The pristine lakes are so...
16 August 2015
The trekking experience was great. I had a really nice trek here. It was an inexpensive and a really nice trek. I had a great time.
09 February 2016
13 days of fun: This is the first time I am taking a long trek. I had a lot of fun. It was well organized and absolute fun. The trekking was very beautiful and brilliant. I had such a lovely and nice trek. It was very well organized too. Dagala trek i...
15 November 2015
The trekking was great. I had an awesome experience with the trek. It was a worthy and a nice trek. Trekking can be very tedious but the beauty of the trek lies in its beauty. The trek is so beautiful that we would not feel tired or restless at all.
14 April 2015
This trek was the best trek ever. I had an awesome experience. I totally loved it. I always prefer trekking than instant adventure sports. Lake treks were something that I wanted to take for a long time now. I had a lovely trek recently here in Dagala...
15 January 2016
The trekking here in the Dagala Thousand Lakes trek was great. Pros: The trek was neatly planned and elegantly organized and executed. The trekking experience was quite fun and interesting. The co-trekkers were all friendly and they were sharing a lot...
15 October 2015
I always wanted to take lake treks, but I never got a chance as such. When my friend invited me to this trek, I was more than happy. It was an awesome and a great experience. It was a little expensive, but this was totally worth the money spent. I had...
15 June 2015
This trekking is a one of its kinds of trek in the world. This trek is so famous that there are a lot of trekkers going for this one. The trekking is good and moderately phased in the level of challenge. I loved this trekking experience totally to say...
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