Cultural Products

Enjoy Bhutan at Leisure Enjoy Bhutan is a two-week leisurely paced cultural trip that is designed to give you most of what Bhutan has to offer, and much more. Not surprisingly, this relatively new trip has turned out to be a favourite among our guests as this trip was specifically designed after some of our earlier clients indicated that our packages were too busy and tiring....
Journey to the heartlands of Bhutan Our Central Heartlands of Bhutan is an 11-day leisurely paced cultural trip that is designed to give you most of what Bhutan has to offer. It provides a fairly complete and an indulging experience with something for everyone – a glimpse of our living culture and traditions, rich history, stunning nature walks through virgin forests, interaction with friendly people whose natural sense of hospitality is renowned and a genuine reason to tick Bhutan as one of your favourite destinations....
Journey across Bhutan From rural hinterlands in the east to the semi-urban towns in the west, from extensive paddy fields, meandering rivers, the sacred snow-clad mountains to monumental fortresses, from Tiger’s Nest to exquisite culinary adventures – this trip is set to immerse you in Bhutan’s ultimate grandeur. This itinerary is unique to Destination Bhutan. We begin this trip, unlike others, from the eastern gateway to deliberately surprise you with the sudden drop in the level of civilisation by taking you into some of the remote parts of Bhutan....
Heavenly Seven Day Tour For some one with less time to spend and yet wanting a fairly rich experience of Bhutan, this one will not disappoint you. If fact this one often turns out to have the highest sales in a year for us. Whether it’s enjoying a gentle country stroll, or the breathtaking landscape and the monumental fortresses, the living culture of the people in their traditional costumes or the enchanting folklore and history...
Bhutan at a glance This trip is designed for groups’ clients with very less time to spend. Our guests, coming on this trip, combine their holidays to neighbouring countries like Nepal and India. We are also happy to arrange their visits to these countries through our partners there.

Whether it’s enjoying a gentle country stroll, or the breathtaking Tiger’s Nest, the living culture of the people in their traditional costumes or the enchanting folklore and history – the package still manages to usher our guests to experience the main attractions of Thimphu and Paro....

Festival Products

Jambay Lhakhang Festival Bumthang, the religious heartland, lies between 2,600 and 4,500 metres in altitude and is home to some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries. It is a land steeped in religion and people continue to revere the sacred tales of Guru Rinpoche and the Tertons, the religious treasure revealers, the most notable of whom is Terton Pema Lingpa.

The valleys are broad and gentle carved by the ancient glaciers. Every year, numerous religious festivals take place in Bumthang but the most popular one among the tourists is the Jambay Lhakhang festival known as Jambay Lhakhang Drub...
Thimphu Tshechu The three-day Thimphu Tshechu in the capital, beginning from the 10th day of the 8th month of lunar calendar, is one of the biggest in the country. The actual tshechu is preceded by days and nights of prayer and rituals to invoke the gods.

The Thimphu Tshechu underwent a change in the 1950s, when the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, introduced numerous Boed chham (mask dances performed by lay monks). These additions added colour and variation to the festival without compromising its spiritual significance. Mask dances like Guru Tshengye (Eight Manifestations of Guru), Shawa Shachi (Dance of the Stags) are enjoyed because they are similar to stage-theatre....
Trongsa Tshechu Trongsa, the sacred and temporal heart of the country is a two-day journey from Thimphu. Situated in central Bhutan, it was once the seat of power over central and eastern regions. Both the first and second kings of Bhutan ruled the country from this ancient seat and it is customary for the crown prince to serve as the Trongsa Penlop (“governor”) prior to ascending the throne....
Jomolhari Mountain Festival Jomolhari Mountain festival celebrates the culture of the communities living together with the natural wonders that surround them, particularly the elusive, yet elegant, snow leopard! An exquisitely themed two-day event celebrated at the base of Mt. Jomolhari, by communities of Soe Yaaksa and Soe Yutoed located along Jomolhari trek, highlights the culture of living in close proximity to endangered snow leopards....
Druk Wangyel Festival The three-day Thimphu Tshechu in the capital, beginning from the 10th day of the 8th month of lunar calendar, is one of the biggest in the country. The actual tshechu is preceded by days and nights of prayer and rituals to invoke the gods.

The Thimphu Tshechu underwent a change in the 1950s, when the third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, introduced numerous Boed chham (mask dances performed by lay monks)...

Trekking Products

Druk Path Trek The six day trek is the most popular trek in the country as it passes through a gorgeous natural landscape of blue pine forests, high ridges and pristine lakes while at the same time offering the opportunity to visit some ancient lhakhangs, dzongs and villages.

The Druk Path Trek is also a fairly easy hike to undertake as the distances between rest camps is fairly short. The trail takes you through forests of fir, blue pine and dwarf rhododendrons at altitudes ranging between 2400-4200 m. On the third day hikers will arrive at Jimiling Lake, whose crystal clear waters are home to gigantic trout....
Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek Picturesque lakes, Alpine meadows, abundant wildlife and camps of the yak herders under the shadow of magnificent mountainous landscapes are some of the unique features of this trek, during which you explore the high altitude lakes overflowing with trout and come face to face with the mystical history of the region. It is a moderate trek with short trekking days with a few steep climbs. The trek offers an option for those with a desire to experience the variety of flora and fauna in Bhutan, and catch a glimpse of the local nomadic lifestyle. It also includes a tour of the fascinating sites in and around Thimphu and Paro....
Gangtey Trek This is a short and relatively easy trek with beautiful villages and monasteries en route. This valley also serves as the winter home for the rare black-necked cranes that migrate from Tibet. A visit from end-October will give ample opportunity to witness the rare black-necked cranes feeding in the marshy meadow. The trek is possible throughout the whole winter but the best season for this trek is March-May and September-November....
Jomolhari Trek With the altitude ranging from 2,500 m to almost 5,000 m (the lowest and the highest points of in the route), the trek route passes through an area of spectacular landscapes home to some exotic plants and animals. The breathtaking view of Mt. Jomolhari from the base camp at Jangothang is the highlight of the trek....
Bumthang Owl Trek Bumthang, the centre of Bhutanese culture, has much to offer in terms of religious sites, sacred caves, breathtaking landscape and cool pristine environment. The three-day trek starting from Menchugang ends at Tharpaling Dratsang above Chumey valley. The highlight of this trek is Dhur Village, Mount Gangkar Phuensum, the endangered Himalayan Tragopan, high mountain views, exotic flora and fauna and from April to early June. The howling of owls throughout on the first night is quite common, hence the name Owl Trek. ...
Testimonials Sometimes a packaged holiday comes so much with a predefined set of takeaways, but The Destination Bhutan offered so much freedom of choice that it did not feel like a packaged holiday at all.


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