3rd MARCH 2018 Inaugural Bhutan International Marathon and Half Marathon in one of the world’s most mysterious, beautiful and inaccessible countries. On your journey through stunning rural countryside and villages, before finishing at the historic Punakha Dzong, you’ll discover the geographical and cultural wonders of a country naturally designed to be a tantalizing destination .
The tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan awaits, nestled high in the Himalayas. Its isolation from the world has cultivated rich in traditions, religion and a benevolent monarchy. The dramatic landscapes, from snow capped peaks and deeply forested slopes to raging, boulder strewn rivers, sit largely undisturbed. Deliberate and conscious environmental initiatives aligned with deep religious .
This tour takes you around the western districts to experience its unique culture, friendly people and the history the Dragon Kingdom. Experience Guru Rinpouche’s 8th century trail and get blessings at Bhutan’s two most sacred holy places: Bumdra & Taktsang Monastries, whilst enjoying the scenic beauty of the Himalayan mountains. The package includes one-night glamping in .
Key highlights, available year round • Visit Tiger’s Nest • Meditate in temples • Forest walks with immersive mountain and valley views • Unique memorials • Dzong architecture • Local experience • Farmstay
This tour explores all of the highlights of Bhutan’s western valleys, and is ideal for those with a limited time frame. Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya. Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums. Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a .
All Tshechu festivals, honors Padma Sambhawa, also known as Guru Rimpoche, the precious yogi and saint who is credited with having introduced Tantric Buddhism throughout the Himalayas. The festival’s masked dances are performed by monks clad in colorful brocade attire and permeated by chants and reading of Buddhist scripts. The culmination of festival constitutes the .