See architectural gems of Bhutan during Backroads’ walking tour. // © 2016 Backroads/Taber Szuluk
Clients who book Backroads’ walking tour of Bhutan will witness the Himalayan kingdom’s majestic ancient landscapes and experience its rich Buddhist culture. On this eight-day tour, travelers will hike to Chorten Nebu, a 14th-century temple accessible only by foot, and savor a hot cup of tea nearly 9,200 feet above sea level at Taktsang teahouse.
Other highlights include opportunities to exchange ideas with Buddhist monks and receive a blessing, take a steep hike to the monastery of Tango Goemba and raft down the Mochu River to Punakha Dzong, one of the country’s most impressive architectural sights.
The price of the tour, which has a number of departure dates beginning Oct. 8, starts at $6,398.