Bhutan Heritage Tour

8 Days

Visit the 16th Century Dzongs and secret Monasteries. Discover the Cultural Heritage of Bhutan during 8 Days of Bhutan Cultural Exploration.

8 Days Bhutan Cultural Tour

8 Days Bhutan Cultural Heritage Tours mostly focus on the heritage and rich culture of Bhutan. Our Bhutan trip plan for 8 days is designed to take you through the splendor of this country. The monasteries, stupas, and other religious monuments are scattered across the country. The people of Bhutan have drawn a rich culture from this heritage and made it the essence of our unique culture and identity.

Why book this tour with us?

Trip Highlights

  • Discover the colorful Tradition and Culture of Bhutan
  • Enjoy the deep heritage tour
  • Explore the best of western Bhutan
  • Visit the majestic Punakha Dzong
  • Visit the highest Chelela Pass
  • Discover the remote Haa valley recently opened for tourism


Arrive Paro and drive to Thimphu.

Your Guide from Tour Bhutan will receive you at the airport with white khadhar. After tea drive to 16th century fortress the Drugyel Dzong and explore the beautiful architect for the fortress. On a clear day experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7,314 m). On the way back, visit Kichu Lhakhang, built-in 659 A.D by the Tibetan king Srongsen Gampo. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Distance: 60Km from Paro to Thimphu.
Driving Time: 1 Hour
Altitude: 2200m
Thimphu falls in western Bhutan. The day begins with a visit to the National Memorial Chorten (1974) built-in honor of our late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. We then visit the National Library, stocked with ancient Buddhist manuscripts. After lunch visit the Painting School where traditional art is still kept alive through instructions in the art of painting Thangkas (sacred Buddhist religious scrolls).

Other highlights include a visit to the Tashichho Dzong, the seat of the national government, and the Central Monastic Body, including the summer residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot of Bhutan). Visit weekend market in Thimphu where you get organic fruits and vegetable. people from all around Bhutan come here to sell their product. Over night in Hotel.

Distance: 80Km from Thimphu to Punakha
Driving Time: 2.5 Hour
Max Altitude: 3200m at Dochula Pass and Punakha is 1242m.
Over Night: at Punakha
Punakha is the old capital of Bhutan. Visit Dochula pass while driving towards punakha valley. If the weather is clear, we stop for a while at Dochula pass to view Higher Himalayas. While in Punakha, visit 16th century majestic Punakha Dzong. For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. Punakha is still the winter residence of Je-Khenpo and King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk convened the new national Assembly here in 1952. Overnight in Hotel.

Distance: 80Km from Punakha to Gangtey.
Driving Time: 2.5 Hour
Altitude: 2800m
During your stay in Gangtey, make sure to include a visit to the renowned Gangtey Gompa. This magnificent temple was established in 1613 by Gyaltse Pema Thinley, who was not only the grandson of Pema Lingpa but also considered the embodiment of his enlightened mind.

While in Gangtey, you must also explore the breathtaking Phobjikha valley, which is renowned for hosting flocks of elegant Black Necked Cranes during the winter months.

To ensure you have a delightful experience, a packed lunch will be provided for you to savor at Gangtey. After a fulfilling day, you can look forward to a comfortable overnight stay at the Hotel.

Distance: 190Km from Paro to Thimphu.
Driving Time: 5 Hours
Altitude: 2300m at Paro
Paro tour includes a visit to Ta Dzong (built in 1656 and renovated in 1968), an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. Below the museum is the Paro Rimpung Dzong (literally meaning “Heap of Jewels”, built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the center of civil and religious authority in this valley. A short walk takes you to the base of the dzong and across a traditional cantilevered, covered bridge. In the evening, drive to Thimphu. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Distance: 80 km from Paro to Haa.
Driving Time: 2 Hours
Altitude: 2700m
Haa Tour. Drive to Haa via Chelela Pass. The pass offers the best view of both Haa and Paro valley.

Haa District is one of the 20 dzongkhag or districts comprising Bhutan. As Per the 2017 census, the population of Haa dzongkhag was 13,655 in 2,952 households making it the second least populated dzongkhag in Bhutan after Gasa. The dominant language of the district is Dzongkha, the national language. Haa opened its place for tourists only in 2011.

Distance: 80Km from Haa to Paro.
Driving Time: 2.5 Hour
Max Altitude: 4200m at Chelela Pass.
Chelela to Kiligoenpa Hike time: 2 Hours
Hike the most beautiful Kiligoenpa monastery starting from Bhutan’s Highest road point Chelela (4200M) towards Paro.

Day 8 :
See Off

Your 8 Days Bhutan Cultural Tour ends here with our guide and driver seeing you off. Depart Home

Inclusion / Exclusion


  • All Meals (8 lunch, 8 Breakfast & 8 Dinner)
  • All Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Government approved Guide
  • Airport Pick and Drop
  • Transportation within the country
  • All service charges
  • Hotstone bath in farm house stay.
  • Visa Fees


  • Insurance premiums.
  • Payments for service provided on a personal basis
  • International flight tickets
  • Cost for any services not mentioned in the "Cost Include head"
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Bottle water, incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services
  • Tips for Guide and Driver


What are the hotels included in the Tour?

  • Metta Resort (Read more )
  • Seven Suites
  • Hotel Vara
  • Dewachen Resort
  • Ugyen Farm House

What are the cancellation policies?

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get canceled. In such cases, the operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However, a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

What are the refund policies?

  • More than 90 days prior to arrival date in Bhutan: no penalty.
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

What is 8 Days Bhutan Cultural Tour Offer?

A Bhutan Cultural Tour is an immersive travel experience that allows you to explore the rich cultural heritage, traditions, and customs of Bhutan. It typically spans 8 days, during which you will visit historic sites, monasteries, and dzongs, witness traditional Bhutanese dances, and interact with the friendly locals.

What are the Highlights of 8 days Bhutan Cultural Tours?

The highlights of the tour include visits to the famous Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, exploring the capital city Thimphu’s landmarks, attending a traditional festival (subject to the tour’s timing), visiting Punakha Dzong, and experiencing the serenity of Phobjikha Valley.

What is the best time to visit for Bhutan Cultural Tours?

The best time to undertake the Bhutan Cultural Tour is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer pleasant weather and clear skies, making it ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

What type of Accommodation is provided during cultural tour?

During the Bhutan Cultural Tour, we ensure comfortable and authentic accommodations that blend with Bhutanese architecture and hospitality. We usually select hotels or lodges that offer modern amenities while maintaining the local ambiance.

Is cultural tour physically demanding?

While the tour includes some walking and light hiking to reach monasteries and fortresses, it is generally suitable for people of all fitness levels. Participants should be able to walk short distances and handle uneven terrains.

Can i extend my tour beyond 8 days?

Yes, if you wish to extend your Bhutan Cultural Tour, we can customize the itinerary to suit your preferences and extend the duration accordingly. You can explore more regions, partake in additional cultural experiences, or indulge in trekking adventures.

Is travel Insurance necessary for Bhutan Cultural Tour?

Travel insurance is mandatory for applying Bhutan Visa and without which you cannot do the tour. Therefore Travel insurance is must for all tours to Bhutan.

How do i book Bhutan Cultural Tour?

To book the Bhutan Cultural Tour, you can contact our travel agency through our website or email. Our experienced team will assist you in designing a customized itinerary based on your preferences and provide details about tour availability and pricing.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Bhutan Heritage Tour
From $2,490
/ Adult

Trip Info

  • Paro
  • Paro
  • Private Car
  • All Inclusive
  • Licensed Tour Guide