About Glimpse of Bhutan
Glimpse of Bhutan tour is a short trip that provides a glimpse of the people, culture, religion as well as natural grandeur of Bhutan. 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 the 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 Chorten, 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 Punakha you cross the Dochula pass. From the pass, you can see excellent vistas of the mountain range. In Punakha you visit the Druk Wangyal Chortens – 108 stupas built by the eldest Queen. Bhutan glimpse tour provides a glimpse of the nature and culture of Bhutan which will be your lifetime memory.