About Glimpse of Bhutan
Bhutan which is also known as the ‘land of Thunder Dragon’ is sandwiched between India in three sides and Tibet in the North. Glimpse of Bhutan tour is the short trip that provides a glimpse of the people, culture, religion as well as the natural grandeur of Bhutan. In this tour package, you get the experience of ever-changing landscapes and Bhutan’s rich Buddhist culture with the hospitality of the Bhutanese hospitality. The major attraction of this tour package is famous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) in the beautiful Paro Valley, 12th-century Changangkha Temple, Ta Dzong Museum, The National Memorial Chorten, Rimpong Dzong and the national library of Bhutan which exhibits the ancient scriptures, etc. the main inhabitants of Bhutan follow the Vajrayana Buddhism which is also the state religion of Bhutan and the second largest religion is Hindu which is followed by Nepali speaking people. In this tour package, you also enjoy the panoramic view of the Snow clad Himalayas, sub-tropical Punakha valley with the incredible Chimi Hhakang- the temple of the ‘Divine Madman’ and Punakha Dzong as well as the natural scenery.
Your Glimpse of Bhutan tour begins with the scenic flight to the second largest town of Bhutan Paro from Kathmandu. During the flight, you can enjoy the vistas of the Himalayas like Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu etc of Nepal. in Paro valley you hike to the famous Tiger`s Nest (Taktsang) monastery where Guru Rimpoche, father of Mahayana Buddhism, came here on the back of the tigress and meditated. From the Monastery, you can observe the view of the Paro valley. In Paro you also visit the National museum of Bhutan and observe the traditional weaving tools, rare artifacts, and arts of Bhutan, etc. then you head to Thimpu, the capital city of Bhutan. There you visit memorial Chiortens, Folk Heritage Museum where you get insight into Bhutanese rural lifestyle, National Library, etc. another destination of the glimpses of Bhutan tour is the ancient city Punkha. On the way to Punkha you cross the Dochula pass. From the pass, you can see excellent vistas of the mountain range. In Punkha you visit the Druk Wangyal Chortens – 108 stupas built by the eldest Queen. Bhutan glimpse tour provides a glimpse of nature and culture of the Bhutan which will be your lifetime memory.