Journey Druk-Yul, this cultural tour covers western Bhutan and also offers the visitor a brief moment to discover the history of some of the Dzongs (fortresses) and monasteries of Bhutan’s prominent areas.
The itinerary takes you around Thimphu which is the capital city of Bhutan allowing you to discover the history, arts, architecture and traditional life of the Bhutanese people which still remains amidst the vast development activities taking place in the country. Other places of visit are Paro where the Taktsang Monastery is “nested” and Punakha – once the old capital of Bhutan and now the winter residence of the Central Monastic Body of Bhutan.
The journey leads through the twisting mountain roads and through one of the highest passes in Bhutan called Dochu La. Weather permitting, one can experience beautiful views of the mountain ranges located far up in the northern territory of Bhutan.
The hike to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery is definitely the highlight of this trip presenting a memorable trip to Bhutan.