Celebrate the Paro Festival as you journey across Bhutan. Pre-tour options include visits to the Indian Himalayan regions of Darjeeling and Sikkim! A life-changing, immersive small group tour of Bhutan and the Indian Himalayas.Group Departure: March Duration: 21 days full tour, 14 days Bhutan only Priced From: $5245 - $3850 (USD)
Immerse yourself in the culture of Bhutan. Enjoy the Thimphu Tsechu Festival as well as the Gangtey, Wangdue and Bumthang Tsechus (festivals). Learn about Bhutanese art, and tour the magnificent Himalayan countryside.
Continue on our Tibet tour afterwards.
Attend Bhutan's Crane Festival in the alpine wetland valley of Phobjikha; the most significant wintering ground of the rare and endangered Black‐necked cranes in Bhutan. The festival is an occasion for the locals to celebrate the arrival of the black-necked cranes that become part of their daily lives during the winter months. This is an event for the locals and pilgrims foremost, and a few tourists who join them.Group Departure: November Duration: 12 days Priced From: $TBA (USD)
The ancient Land of the Thunder Dragon hidden in the eastern folds of the Himalayas is home to the striking Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Lair) clinging to the edge of a cliff at 10,000 feet. This is where Guru Rinpoche, father of the Tantric strain of Mahayana Buddhism, flew over the Himalaya from Tibet in the 7th Century on the back of a flying tigress.
This tranquil kingdom—the mountain lotus of the world—protects ancient traditional cultures and gentle Buddhist values. Wonder at the distinct climatic regions, wild orchids, exotic mythology, charming architecture and myriad Tsechus (Religious Festivals) in villages such as Paro, Wangdue, Bumthang and also the capital city Thimphu. The Thimpu Tsechu is known as one of the most grand of all the bhutan festivals) Our Bhutan festival tours visit these religious festivals, held throughout Bhutan, where monks and secular dancers in dramatic masks whirl and leap to teach the ways of dharma and to honor the founder of Buddhism.
Travel to Bhutan on one of our fabulous small group Bhutan cultural immersion tours, or create your own custom journey with the help of our expert Bhutan travel specialists.