The Royal Bhutan Tour 2017 is a special tour package initiated by Bhutan Geo Visits to commemorate the 1st birthday of the Crown Prince.
Visit the Majestic Gold Buddha Dordenma on a Thimphu Guided Tour
Visit the Majestic Gold Buddha Dordenma on a Private Tour. While travelling towards Thimphu, the capital, you can see as you are entering the city your first glimpse of the stunning 69 foot Buddha Dordenma standing tall and proud on the hills above Thimphu. It makes you want to get there faster just to take him in his full glory.
The windy road taking you towards the Buddha is hard going if you're walking but worth it. Once there you feel like you are standing at the top of the world! The great Buddha has been placed as though he is overlooking the whole city of Thimphu.
The size is just astounding, and you feel like an ant standing next to him!The views down to the city are overwhelming, and I can understand why he was placed here, between the views, the skyline it's the most serene place to visit.
There is a chamber under you can enter, and it is filled with over 120,000 Buddha statues, and again it gives you a sense of peace visiting this great Buddha.
Beautifully Cultured and Unique Sightseeing Tour of Thimphu
The capital itself is so lovely to see considering it has over 150,000 inhabitants and yet no skyscrapers in sight! What you will see is beautiful traditional homes which make the city look even more magnificent. Thimphu is home to many temples and fortresses and fabulous little markets selling handmade textiles.
The majority of the locals are in traditional attire; it makes you love this place, even more, to see how much they adore their culture. The local Arts and Crafts are all made by the locals; their artistic skills are a crucial part of their culture. You can see the beautiful Bhutanese style everywhere.
Try and book a tour to Chittagong, Private Tour See the Scenery and Stay for the People, it is the second largest city and port in South Asia. Chittagong City is classed as the go-to place to arrange your travel documents and permits to explore this diverse part of the world.
Top Things to See and Do in Thimphu
Travel Tips for Thimphu
The beginning of the year especially January and February can be extremely cold with a chance of a heavy snowfall. October through to December would be the ideal time to visit as the skies are clear and the air is fresh and average temperatures are in the 60s. From April onwards the climate is pleasant and dry until June when the monsoon season starts and over three months up to a metre of torrential rain may fall.
Tour packages have to be arranged in advance and prices are set by the Royal Government. They impose a minimum price to be paid in US dollars prior to arrival. As an example costs per person per night are $250 in March-May and September-November. This does, however, include accommodation, meals, taxes, guiding and all costs apart from personal expenses. More details can be found on their Tourism Council website. Guided tours are cheap and plentiful.
One very important thing to know before you book is that, unless you are invited as a personal guest by a Bhutanese, you need to be on a guided tour at all times. If you want to go off wandering on your own then this is not the country for you. Book Tours before you go. The Government sets these packets and prices and have a list of approved hotels etc. It includes everything except personal expenses and must be paid in advance of your trip and in US$ .
June to August are actually monsoon season in Bhutan when up to a metre of rain could fall and much of the landscape is covered by a thick cloud. The warmest weather can be found September to October and they are also the busiest when the valleys are in full bloom. November through to February can be extremely cold with even some snowfall in places. March to May have sunny days and pleasant temperatures although May can be quite a humid month.
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