Discover Himalaya will take you to modern ancient Bhutan and showcase the culture which our forefather has carefully guarded in its purest form. Bhutanese believe that other than the preservation of the culture and revered values.
The cultural tours in Bhutan organized by Discover Himalaya give you insight into the people, the culture, tradition, ecology, and religion of the country. Cultural tours to Bhutan will take you to the picturesque arts and architectures of Bhutan. One will witness the unique festivals of Tsechus which are conducted in almost all the dzongs, monasteries and in important cultural places.
The cultural tours with Discover Himalaya will take you close to the unique and vibrant Buddhist ways of life. Out cultural tours cover Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue, Trongsa, Bumthang, Mongar, Lhuentshe, Trashigang, and Trashiyangtse. Bhutan is virtually untouched, by the external influences, in terms of religion, architecture, and lifestyle despite opening its doors to the outside world in mid 70′s.
The most spectacular festival of Bhutan- Tsechu, takes place at the dzongs and important monasteries in honor of Guru Rinpoche. They are normally celebrated in springs and autumns. The five-day festival consists of colorful pageantry, mask dances, folk dances, and religious allegorical plays. These festivals have not changed for centuries. Tsechus are the medium of Buddhist teaching which also gives an opportunity for social gatherings. Tsechus provides an ideal opportunity to appreciate the essence of Bhutanese unique culture and tradition.
Nepal and Bhutan tour is particularly designed for leisurely holidays takes you to the two Himalayan Kingdoms Nepal and Bhutan. Bhutan, the land of the peaceful thunder dragon. Bhutan lies squarely within the center Himalayas, amid the very best mountains on earth? in its 18,000 sq. miles is found such form of climate and interesting scenery, like grandeur and peacefulness, the very effective fascination of the novel and unknown as few countries its size will boast.
Due to its relative isolation, the country is not known to the outside world until 1960. Now, Bhutan is one of the best tourism destination in south Asia. Bhutan is famously known as Druk Yul to its Buddhist majority as well as The Kingdom of the Peaceful Dragon. Bhutan stands alone as a nation unsullied and unconquered at the heart of mighty Asia.
The people are known as “Drukpas” and are kind and gentle in nature and have extended full hospitality to eager visitors since the very beginning they started arriving in Bhutan. Bhutan has a lot to offer and those that have ventured into Bhutan have left with memories and experiences to be cherished forever.
With history which is as old as time, an environment which is blessed with one of the most diversified ecosystems in the World, a culture which is unique and dates back to the early civilizations, its inhabitants known for their simplicity of life and warm hospitality, Bhutan is regarded as the only surviving nation where Mahayana Buddhism is put into practice in the daily lives. Buddhism has a powerful influence on Bhutanese society as a whole. The Monarch, the Precious Dragon Leader as regarded by the subjects has initiated and conceptualized a unique and a holistic development philosophy, called Gross National Happiness