Bhutan Photography Tour
The enriching nation of Bhutan with a history dating back to 4000 years has everything that you wish to exhibit and capture. Whatever it may be that you find enthralling culture and traditions, rich flora and fauna, or may it be equally appealing dazzling mountains. And it is the great pleasure of Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition as we announce the best Bhutan Photography Tour. Moreover, Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition is the best DMC in Nepal.
Bhutan, the peculiar nation only issues 70,000 international tourist visas annually. The independence and the remoteness Bhutan’s land offers make this the “Land of the Thunder Dragon.” It is a must-visit destination for both nature lovers and adventure seekers. Furthermore, Bhutan is one of the most photogenic nations on planet earth. It adds more beauty to the photos that you take is the fresh air opening all view of mountains and hills.
Why Bhutan Cultural Tour?
Bhutan is full of art and culture. This dignifying nation is full of festivals and celebrations and this amazing photography tour will award you with the chance to exhibit all the wanders this nation offers. Bhutan is the gem of Asia and the Bhutan Photography Tour. It takes you on the unique journey to insightfulness of people’s lives, and their traditions.
Likewise, the fascinating culture, the tasty cuisines, the colorful and joyous festivals, and celebrations, the local attire, monasteries, temples, and of course the almighty mountains are what you will be served within this amazing Bhutan Photography Tour. So, you better pack your bags and make sure that you have your lens companion with you as Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition hereby offers the best, safe, economic, and comfortable Bhutan Photography Tour
Bhutan Photography Tour Package of Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition is the best tour package to capture and get insightful information on the hidden gems of Bhutan. Bhutan is rich in all kinds of diversity, may it be art and culture, flora and faunas, climate, or mountains and hills. This amazing Bhutan Photography Tour renders some of the human masterpieces and magnificent natural beauty.
Even more, the 6 Night 7 Days Bhutan Photography Tour is the best way to explore the stunning nation Bhutan. The Bhutan Tour Package covers the following popular areas:
Taktshang or Tiger’s Nest is widely regarded as the most important monument of spiritual significance in Bhutan. Its history is deeply associated with the visit of Guru Padmasambhava. He is the revered Indian saint who came to Bhutan in the 8th century AD.
The Paro Dzong is the best and most iconic Dzong. This is probably the first building you will notice when you land at Paro International Airport and will probably be your first memory of Bhutan. The imposing Dzhong is perhaps the finest example of Dzhong architecture existing in the world today, the massive buttered walls of the fortress dominate the valley. The Rinpung Dzhong’s name translates to the ” Fortress on a heap of Jewels “.
National Memorial Chorten
Bhutan’s third king, H.M. Jigme Dorji Wangchuck built “The National Memorial”. He wanted to erect a monument carrying the message of world peace and prosperity. However, he was unable to give shape to his idea in his lifetime due to the pressures of the state and other regal responsibilities. After his untimely demise in 1972, the Royal Family and Cabinet resolved to fulfill his wishes and erect a memorial. Furthermore, It would perpetuate his memory and also serve as a monument to eternal peace, harmony, and tranquility.
The Tashichho Dzong is a Buddhist monastery cum fortress at the northern edge of Thimpu the capital city of Bhutan. The Dzong was built on the western bank of the river Wang Chu. It has historically served at the seat of the DrukDesi or the Dharma Raja of Bhutan’s government. After the king assumed power in 1907, this post combines with that of the king. Not only that, Thimphu severed as the summer capital of the kingdom before becoming the full-time capital of Bhutan.
The KuenselPhodrang or the Buddha point is the world’s largest sitting Buddha statue, the statue is 167 feet high. The statue lies on top of a hill overlooking the city of Thimphu. It is 15min away from the city’s center. The word Kuensel means everything is clear. You will sure to enjoy a great view of the Thimphu Valley on both sides. Even more, the statute will house a temple inside it, the statue, and its adjoining car park and recreational center.
Situated atop the 3,050-meter Dochula Pass, is a mountain pass that connects the city of Thimphu. In the eastern part of Bhutan, the 108 chortens or stupas were commissioned by Her Majesty The Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, to commemorate the lives of the Bhutanese soldiers killed in the 2003 war against insurgents from India. The Dochula Pass is the most popular pass in Bhutan. It is not only, a good place to stopover after a long winding drive from Thimphu. Even more, perfect weather provides an outstanding view of the snow-capped Eastern Himalayas range.
Chimi Lhakhang Temple- The Fertility Temple
This temple or monastery was built by Ngawang Chogyel who is known to be the 14th Drukpa Hierarch. The meditation hall or stupa housed by this monastery was constructed by the eccentric yogi known as the “Divine Madman”. Not only that, it is famous throughout Bhutan as a place that induces fertility. Moreover, all the visitors who come here wish for a child. Several pilgrims, including couples with a newly born child, come to this place. They take the blessings of the saint who is said to have the Magical Thunderbolt of Wisdom.
Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition takes you on an amazing journey to the most photogenic places with Bhutan Photography Tour from India & Nepal.
- Bhutanese visa fee
- Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
- Government approved A and B category hotels on twin- shared basis
- All meals, tea and snacks
- Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
- English speaking, trained and experienced local guide and staff
- All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
- Company services and all required Bhutanese government taxes/royalties
- Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
- Trip cancellation and medical/evacuation insurance
- Tips for staff (guide and driver)
- Travel insurance
Arrive at Paro
Our company representative welcome you at airport in Paro and transfer you to yhr hotel. Our guide gives short briefing about the your schedule of the tour.
After having satisfying breakfast, we will visit to Rinpung Dzong (the fortress of the heap of Jewels built in the 17th century). In this place, photography is allowed in the expansive courtyards and outside of the Dzong but not actually within the sacred shrines. After, visiting the Rinpung Dzong, we will for the lunch. Then, we will go Drukgyel Dzong ruins, its surrounding villages and rice fields. Then after, we wil visit Kyichu Lhakhang. It is s built in the 7th century and one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. This place is also fantastic for the photography. Overnight in hotel.
Paro - Thimphu
After having breakfast, we will drive to Thimphu. It is about one and half hour drive. Thimphu is the modern capital of Bhutan. We will visit the Big Buddha sitting above the city and Grand Memorial Chorten. Photography is allowed in sshrine room of Wangditsi and Zangho. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu.
We sightseeing at Thimpu in the morning. It includes visit to Folk and Heritage Museum; Late King’s Memorial Stupa; Textile museum; Takin (National animals); weaving center; and Traditional Hand made Paper Factory. After having lunch, we will visit Painting School. This school preserves the traditional paintings, sculpting and wood carving; National Handicraft Emporium. We can take photos of these paintings.
Thimphu - Punakha
Today, we will depart to Punakha across Dochula pass. We can see the spectacular views of eastern Himalayas of Bhutan on a clear day. It will take almost one hour to reach at Dochula from Thimphu. We will wait for an hour hiking to the temple of Divine Madman on the way to Punakha. Divine Madman is also the temple of fertiility. After having lunch, we will visit Punakha Dzong. It is built in 1638. Overnight at hotel in Punakha.
Punakha - Bumthang
We will drive to Trongsa from Punakha. It will take 5 to 6 hours. There is short stop at Wangdi town for some photography. Then, we continue our journey. Today, we will cross Pele la Pass Continue our journey crossing Pele la Pass. This is the traditional boundary between east and west. We do our lunch at Chendebji. After having lunch, we will drive for 3 hours to reach at Bumthang where we going to spend our night.
Bumthang is the highest concentration valley of most sacred temples in Bhutan. In the morning, we will visit kurjey Lhakhang where Guru Rinpoche do meditation in 8th century. Then, we go to Jambey Lhakhang. It was built in 7th century by Tibetan King Songtsen Gem. We will have lunch after visiting Jambey Lhakhang. Then, we will go to Tamshing Lhakhang. It was founded in 15th century by Pema Lingpa. Pema Lingpa is the treasure revealer. Kencho Sum Lhakhang. In the evening, we will take a stroll through Bumthang market area. Overnight in hotel.
Bumthang - Trongsa
Today, we will back to Pelela Pass and to Trongsa. We will visit Trongsa Dzong. Then, we will explore the watchtower museum where we can do wonderful photography. Overnight at Hotel in Trongsa.
Trongsa to Phobjikha
In the early morning, we will head towards Phobjikha after having satisfying Breakfast. Phobjikha is one of the few glacial valleys in Bhutan. It is also famous as the home of the black necked crane which migrate from the central Asiatic Plateau to escape its harsh winters. After visiting Phobjikha, we will go to Gangtey Monastery. It is the largest Nyingmapa Monastery in Bhutan. Overnight in Hotel.
Phobjika - Thimphu
Today, we will return back to Thimbu from Phobjika. In the morning, we will drive north of Punakha from where we will hike 45min to Khamsum Namgyel Chorten. Then, we will move from Punakha to Thimpu. We will stroll streets in the evevning. Overnight in hotel.
Thimphu - Paro
Morning in Thimphu at leisure. Optional visit to the fresh produce market. Vendors from all over Bhutan bring a range of colorful fruits and spices to this market in central Thimphu. Lunch Thimphu. Depart to Paro. Overnight in Paro.
Departure from Paro
After early breakfast in the hotel drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.