Bhutan Village Tour
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Bhutan Village Tour

Western Bhutan Villages 9 days

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Bhutan Village Tour is our sincere endeavor to offer an authentic glimpse into the heart of Bhutan, where time seems to have stood still. Immerse yourself in its rich culture, savor the local cuisine, connect with Bhutanese farmers, engage with families, children, monks, and nuns, and rejuvenate through the traditional stone bath experience. Alongside, we ensure visits to key landmarks such as Dzongs, carefully curating the experience to strike a balance without overwhelming you with too many.

Drawing from years of experience and invaluable visitor feedback, we’ve crafted this “Bhutan Village Tour ”  to provide a genuine Bhutanese encounter. It encapsulates all that makes our country appealing—warm and welcoming locals, breathtaking landscapes, and a thriving, proud culture. Throughout this journey, Wind Horse is dedicated to showcasing the vibrant living traditions and their harmonious coexistence with modern elements. Our aim is to highlight the pristine environment and how culture, nature, and modern life seamlessly intertwine to cultivate happiness in a nation renowned for its Gross National Happiness index.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Paro
Meet & quick familiarization tour including a village visit in serene Paro.

Day 2 & 3: In Punakha/Wangdue
Travel across the Dochula Pass, and delve into village life in the valleys of Punakha and Wangdue. Additionally, explore the magnificent Punakha Dzong.

Day 4: Thimphu
Discover the vibrant market and key monuments in Bhutan’s capital.

Day 5 & Day 6: Haa Valley
Venture to the secluded Haa Valley, where you’ll embrace genuine village life. Connect with local families, savor indigenous cuisine, and unwind with a traditional stone bath.

Day 7: Haa – Paro
After crossing the Chelela Pass, you’ll visit the secluded nunnery dramatically clinging to a cliff, explore the Dzongdrakha cave temples and village, on your way back to Paro.

Day 8: In Paro
Embark on a hike to the iconic Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest).

Day 9: Departure

Overview

village_tours Trip Type Village Tours
Activities Included Activities Included
Activities Included Walking Tours Activities Included Village Tours Activities Included Discovery
Accommodation Accommodation Hotels & Lodges with Bhutanese Hospitality and ambience. Option to upgrade to Luxury hotels available in some places.
Meal Meal All meals and evening tea & Snacks are included.
Best Seasons Best Seasons The Bhutan Village Tour can be taken throughout the year, with the best times being from March to May and October to November. Winters (December to February) offer clear skies and comfortable daytime temperatures. Summer (June to August) brings occasional showers but also lush greenery and fewer tourists.
  Best Months Best Months March, April, May, October, November

Good Months Good Months January, February, September, December

Lean Months Lean Months June, July, August

  • Unveil Bhutan’s essence through time, culture, and stunning landscapes on this enriching Village Tour.
  • Authentic Village Life: Experience remote Bhutanese villages and connect with locals to witness genuine culture.
  • Cultural Immersion: Engage with Buddhist temples, Dzongs, and locals to understand Bhutan’s rich heritage.
  • Spectacular Scenery: Traverse pristine valleys, relish the awe-inspiring Himalayan panoramas as you journey through two high mountain passes, and wander amidst the unspoiled natural beauty.
  • Pilgrimage to ‘Tiger’s Nest’: Trek to the iconic ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery for a spiritual journey.
  • Discover local myths, traditions, and legends shaping Bhutanese identity.
  • Vibrant Markets: mmerse yourself in the lively ambiance of local markets, where you can discover one-of-a-kind crafts, delectable foods, and distinctive goods.
  • Experience few nights of stay in a family-run comfortable lodges for an authentic experience.

Cost Information

  • From $1100 -2150/-Per Person plus $800 per person SDF.
    Cost varies based on group size and travel dates. Connect with us for pricing with your travel dates.

Included

  • Accommodations in listed hotels & lodges
  • All meals, including evening tea/coffee etc through-out the tour in Bhutan.
  • All land transfers, sightseeing with entrance fees.
  • Experienced English Speaking Bhutanese Tour Guide.
  • A Traditional Stone bath with treat to bhutanese Liquor.
  • Tea and snacks during visits to local homes.
  • Bottled water in the vehicle and other complimentary services.
  • Bhutan visa processing and visa fees
  • Daily SDF (Sustainable Dev. Fees)

Not included

  • Flights into and out of Bhutan.
  •  Travel/Medical Insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as bars, beverages in the hotel, telephone, laundry, trips, and others.

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village_tours Trip Type Village Tours
Activities Included Activities Included
Activities Included Walking Tours Activities Included Village Tours Activities Included Discovery
Accommodation Accommodation Hotels & Lodges with Bhutanese Hospitality and ambience. Option to upgrade to Luxury hotels available in some places.
Meals Meals All meals and evening tea & Snacks are included.
Max Group Size Max Group Size Privately- Any size
Best Seasons Best Seasons The Bhutan Village Tour can be taken throughout the year, with the best times being from March to May and October to November. Winters (December to February) offer clear skies and comfortable daytime temperatures. Summer (June to August) brings occasional showers but also lush greenery and fewer tourists.
Best Months Best Months March, April, May, October, November

Good Months Good Months January, February, September, December

Lean Months Lean Months June, July, August

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