High-altitude destinations like Dochula Pass will take travelers above the clouds. // © 2018 Creative Commons user kartlasarn
Dec. 12-21, 2018
The price begins at $1,760 per person, based on double occupancy. A companion can join for $1,860, and a single supplement is $350.
The first stop on this 10-day trip to Bhutan will be the National Museum at Ta Dzong, which is home to an impressive collection of Buddhist scriptures, Bhutanese textiles and more. Then, travelers will head to Bhutan’s capital city, Thimphu, and spend time exploring Tachog Lhakhang, a 13th-century Buddhist temple. Other highlights of the trip include hiking excursions, a visit to a weekend market, a stop at the giant Buddha Dordenma statue and more. Driving excursions will lead to the gorgeous Phobjikha and Bumthang valleys, and agents will also have the chance to tour Trongsa for the famous Tsechu festival. A stop in Punakha and a visit to Taktsang Monastery round out the end of the journey. The rate includes accommodations, meals, guided services, transfers, sightseeing and a Bhutan visa.