Bhutan culture tour with Yoga and Meditation
Himalayan Mentor arranges culture tour in Bhutan with Yoga and Meditation with resident monks. Bhutan culture tour with yoga and meditation is one of the best trips to Bhutan if you are seeking to enjoy your stay culturally and spiritually. This tour takes a part of the lifestyle of Bhutanese people and experience for you the country's culture and tradition. The monks in monasteries will let you know to how they are happy and how you can keep yourself happy from the today’s modern life. This 9 days Bhutan tour delivers you permanent peace as you take part in physical, mental, and spiritual practices. Beside that easy hikes, culture sites and beautiful nature will add fragrance in the trip.
Bhutan Yoga and Meditation tour itinerary
Day 01: Arrive Paro, Bhutan- Drive to Thimphu
Arrival in the beautiful Paro airport. On arrival at Paro airport, you will be greeted by our tour guide. Then drive to Thimphu. On the way visit Tamchog Lhakhang, dedicated in the 13th century to Thangthong Gyalpo, the bridge builder. Once you get into the Thimphu, check in to the hotel. If your time permits, visit some sites around Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing
After breakfast visit the awesome Golden Buddha (with 3km hike option) offering spectacular city & valley views. On the way back visit the National Memorial Chorten and continue on and view the celebrated National Textile Museum. After lunch visit Takin Preserve Centre. There will be leisure time in the evening.
Day 03: Thimphu- Punakha
You will start your morning with a yoga session at your hotel. After breakfast hike to Cheri Monastery which was built in 1750. The monastery till today maintains spectacular views of the cascading mountain ranges. Retreat inward with a guided meditation led by resident monks. After lunch in Thimphu, drive to Punakha. On the way you will enjoy spectacular Himalayan view from Dochula (If the weather permits). You will visit the Royal Botanical Park at Lam Pelri.
Day 04: Punakha sightseeing
You will start your day by visiting Punakha Dzong, built in 1637, by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. After lunch, hike to Chhimi Lhakhang, dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley also known as “Divine Madman.”
Day 05: Punakha –Gangtey
Morning serenity walk and yoga practice. Hike to the Nalanda Monastery which is situated among the farming fields. Visit and meditate with the resident monks, partaking in their Buddhist teachings. Late afternoon drive to Gangtey.
Day 06: Gangtey- Phobjikha Valley
After breakfast, introductory teaching by Khenpo and Sand Mandala building begins. The Tibetan Mandala is a tool for gaining wisdom and compassion. Afternoon visit Gangtey Monastery and practice meditation by resident monks.
Day 07: Gangtey- Paro
After breakfast drive back to Paro. In Paro, visit National Museum, Satsam Chorten Monastery and Paro Dzong.
Day 08: Hike to Tiger Nest Monastery.
After breakfast drive through Paro valley-one of the most beautiful valleys in Bhutan with its slate-roofed farmhouses, graceful willow trees and rushing glacial river beneath snow covered peaks. Take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest, (one of the most sacred places in Bhutan due to its association with Guru Rinpoche). It is believed that Guru Rinpoche reputedly flew to Paro Taktsang cliff in the form of Guru Dorji Drolo, mounted on a flaming dakini-tigress in the 747 A.D., where he meditated and subdued evil spirits.
Day 09: Final Departure
After breakfast our representative will see you off at the Paro airport for your onward flight.
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Trip Duration: 8 nights / 9 Days
Mode of Tour: Fly to Bhutan and overland tour in Bhutan
Tour Grade: Moderate tour in Bhutan
Trip starts: In Paro
Trip ends: From Paro - fly out
Transportation: Comfortabel tour vehicle depends on group size
Best of the Trip: Bhutan Culture tour with Yoga and Meditation by monks and nature tour in Bhutan for 8 days covers Paro, Thimphu, Punakha & Phobjikha Valley.
Bhutan tour Cost: Please contact us for cost details
- Twin sharing accommodation in the best available (3 star standard hotel, if you want to updgrade higher standard hotels also available)
- Full board service during the tour (3 meals per day)
- Transportation for airport pick up-drop and tour destination transfer
- Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking Guide
- Yoga and meditation as per itinerary
- All entrance fees and permits as per tour program
Bhutan Tour Cost Excludes
- Flight fare
- Bhutan Visa fee
- Costs extra-in case of flight cancellation, bad weather forecast, road blockage and extra days stay except package
- Insurance and expenses of personal nature
- Tips & gratuity for guide, driver and staffs.
Bhutan Culture with Meditation and Yoga tour is designed to learn Bhutanese culture and practice the Yoga and meditation.