Rhododendron festival tour
The festival celebrates the rhododendrons flowers, which blossoms abundantly in Bhutan. It features the rhododendron garden walk and exhibition, local culture and cuisine, arts & crafts, traditional games, cultural programs, guided walks & activities. The festival displays different species that are in full bloom in their natural habitat.
This tour also covers the major places of attraction in Bhutan: Thimphu,Paro,Punakha & Gangtey. Starting from Paro, known for the various religious sites including the famous Tiger Nest,the tour proceeds to ‘U’ shaped- Gangtey valley via Thimpu, where you can soak yourself in its scenic grandeur
Duration: 6 Nights/ 7 Days
Location:Thimphu – Punakha – Gangtey – Chelela -Paro
17th – 19th April, 2023
Witness the vibrant Rhododendron Festival in spectacular blossom.
Visit the Dochula Pass a wonderful sight at 3100m adorned with a concentration of 108 memorial stupas known as “Druk Wangyal Chortens”. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the snow-laden Himalayas from the pass.
Explore the valley of Thimphu, the only capital in the world without a traffic light. Legend has it that the eight lucky sign is embedded in the natural features to the left of the Valley
Excursion to Punakha Valley, one of the most scenic valleys of Bhutan,
Explore Paro valley with its wide-open spaces and rice fields populated by many sacred sites & Historical places
Embark on a pleasing hike from Dochula pass to Lungchutse Temple, perched on top of a mountain giving majestic views of the surrounding mountains and then descend to Hongtsho.
Visit Historical Sites: Memorial Chorten, Paro Dzong (fortress), Chimi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, & Buddha Statue, Tachog Lhakhang & Tashichoe Dzong (Thimphu Fortress)
Other must visit places : General post office, folk museum, Royal Textile Academy, Phochu suspension bridge
Hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery or the Taktsang Monastery perched on a mountain cliff at 900 meters off the Paro Valley floor, a breathtaking sight to behold. It is Bhutan’s most religious and iconic landmark.
Enjoy a scrumptious Farmhouse Lunch
Sustainable Development Fee to the Government of Bhutan which goes towards the development of schools. hospitals. etc.,
Accommodations in 3- star properties. (Can be upgraded to 4 & 5-star with additional Premium)
All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Certified English Speaking Bhutanese Guide.
All ground transportation
All internal taxes and charges including Entry Fees
Mineral Water while traveling
Complimentary from company:
Traditional Hot Stone Bath
Airfare (can be arranged with us)
Any Expenses of Personal Nature
Tips for the guide and driver