TEXTILE TOUR

An interesting culture of Bhutanese

An interesting culture of Bhutanese

Experience the history of the remote land where women weave and men sew, and meet local craftsmen. This Bhutan textile tour takes you to explore the remote villages of Khoma (famous for the fine silk known as Kushethara silk), Radha (famous for its beautiful raw silk weaving), Bumthang Valley (famous for its unique yatra wool), where many tourists failed to travel. Bhutan textile tour takes you to different textile places at the same time let’s explore the places.

Day 1: Land in Paro Airport, Bhutan

When travelling to Paro, take a few minutes to enjoy the Himalayas, including Nepal’s famous Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and Makalu. On the final way to Paro, see the snow-capped peaks of Bhutan; Jumohari and Jichu drake.Be sure to reserve a left seat for these incredible views. Fresh air is the first gift Bhutan has to offer to tourists. Upon arrival, your guide will greet you and after completing the arrival formalities, you will be taken to your respective rooms. Stroll through the Paro market in the evening and overnight at Paro hotel.

Day 2: Traverse Paro fully

When travelling to Paro, take a few minutes to enjoy the Himalayas, including Nepal’s famous Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and Makalu. On the final way to Paro, see the snow-capped peaks of Bhutan; Jumohari and Jichu drake.Be sure to reserve a left seat for these incredible views. Fresh air is the first gift Bhutan has to offer to tourists. Upon arrival, your guide will greet you and after completing the arrival formalities, you will be taken to your respective rooms. Stroll through the Paro market in the evening and overnight at Paro hotel.

Day 3; Paro – Thimphu ( 50.4km, 1 hr 17 mins)

When travelling to Paro, take a few minutes to enjoy the Himalayas, including Nepal’s famous Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and Makalu. On the final way to Paro, see the snow-capped peaks of Bhutan; Jumohari and Jichu drake.Be sure to reserve a left seat for these incredible views. Fresh air is the first gift Bhutan has to offer to tourists. Upon arrival, your guide will greet you and after completing the arrival formalities, you will be taken to your respective rooms. Stroll through the Paro market in the evening and overnight at Paro hotel.

Day 4: Drive towards Punakha from Thimphu (75 km, 2.1/2 hours)

After breakfast, take a tour to the National Library which has a collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts on the way to the institute of Zorig chusum(Painting school). This course is of 6 years where students are trained in arts and crafts. Then visit The National Institute of Traditional Medicine where mixing and distributing of Bhutan’s famous traditional herbs take place.

Have a scenic drive towards Punakha across Dochu-la pass. This pass is decorated with 108 chorten stupas and prayer flags fluttering on the hill, making it a photogenic place. Through the journey, get immersed into the forests of Rhododendron, fir and hemlock. Upon reaching Punakha, sign into the hotel. Punakha was the capital of Bhutan until 1955 and it still serves as the winter residence of Je khenpo (the chief abbot). Visit Punakha dzong, surrounded by pho chu and mo chu that was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in the 17th century . Spend your night at Punakha hotel.

Day 5: Punakha – Wangduephodrang – Gangtey (Phobjikha) (70 km, 3 hours)

After enjoying breakfast, take a journey towards Wangduephodrang and stopover at dzong, located on the high mountain between Puna Tsang Chu and Dang Chhu that gives a magnificent view of the valley below. Wangdue district is known for its bamboo work, stone carving and slate. Then hike along the winding mountain road through the forest and enter into the Phobjikha valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in Bhutan. A place where Necked cranes are found. Explore the Phobjikha Valley and visit Gangtey Gompa (monastery), the only Nyingma monastery in western Bhutan.

Day 6: Travel from Gangtey (Phobjikha) – Trongsa (120 km, 4.1/2 hours)

After Punakha, a journey towards trongsa will commence passing through several beautiful spots. Then pass through Pelela pass marking the boundary between western and central Bhutan. On the way forward, you will get a glimpse of Rukabji and sepku villages, and chendebji chorten having the same architectural design of the famous Bodhi Pagoda in Kathmandu. Then take a short break and take pictures, check in to the hotel.

Day 7:Trongsa – Bumthang (Jakar) (68 km, 3 hours)

Before leaving Trongsa, let yourself explore Trongsa Dzong, the biggest fortress in the country along with a watch tower. This tower is an epitome of bhutanese architecture. After lunch, start your journey to Bumthang, known for the holy places of Buddhism. you will pass through Yotongla pass (3,400m/11,155 ft), and enter Zhungney village in Chumey valley. This village is well known for the Yathra factory and weaving centre. The textiles are made of Yak and sheep wool with unique patterns. Get a room in Bumthang.

Day 8:Explore Bumthang- a heartland of religious sites

Before leaving Trongsa, let yourself explore Trongsa Dzong, the biggest fortress in the country along with a watch tower. This tower is an epitome of bhutanese architecture. After lunch, start your journey to Bumthang, known for the holy places of Buddhism. you will pass through Yotongla pass (3,400m/11,155 ft), and enter Zhungney village in Chumey valley. This village is well known for the Yathra factory and weaving centre. The textiles are made of Yak and sheep wool with unique patterns. Get a room in Bumthang.

Day 9: Bumthang to Mongar; A journey into eastern part of the country

A journey to eastern Bhutan starts after this. Though it takes a long time to reach Mongar, in between you get to enjoy beautiful scenes of villages, soothing sounds of birds and rivers. In a journey of bhutan textile tour, you will get an opportunity to see Thrumshingla National Park and amazing view of Gangkhar Phuensum. Sengkhor is a place good for bird watching and lemongrass. We will have a picnic for lunch. Upon reaching Mongar, we will visit Mongar dzong, one of the newest dzongs of bhutan. Then hold a night in a hotel.

Day 10: Mongar-Lhuntse

The distance between Mongar to Lhuntse is 70. 4 km and is about a 2 hours drive. In between it will pass many other villages and upon arriving in Lhuentse, there is an unpaved road, leading to historic dungkhar village. An ancestral home of the Royal Family (Dungkhar Naktshang). Explore the place and will hold a night in a tent.

Day 11 Khoma-a village known for weaving

Before leaving Trongsa, let yourself explore Trongsa Dzong, the biggest fortress in the country along with a watch tower. This tower is an epitome of bhutanese architecture. After lunch, start your journey to Bumthang, known for the holy places of Buddhism. you will pass through Yotongla pass (3,400m/11,155 ft), and enter Zhungney village in Chumey valley. This village is well known for the Yathra factory and weaving centre. The textiles are made of Yak and sheep wool with unique patterns. Get a room in Bumthang.

Day 12: Lhuntse to Bumthang

Bhutan textile tour lets you enjoy beautiful scenery of snow-capped thrumshingla pass through dense forests of pine and oaks, gushing waterfalls. Hold a night at lodge.

Day 13: Bumthang – Thimphu (268 km, 8 hours)

After strolling through Bumthang market, we will drive towards Thimphu in the morning. We will have lunch on the way at one of the famous restaurants in Trongsa. We will take a short tea break in Wangdue and will continue our journey. We will check into a hotel in Thimphu.

Day 14 : Thimphu – Paro

We will drive you to paro after breakfast. Later, we will take a tour to taktsang monastery, where guru padmasambhava fled on the back of tigress and meditated at the same spot. Hold a night at a hotel in Paro.

Day 15: Departure to your country

Enjoy your breakfast and you will be taken to the airport. Our representative will bid you farewell. Textiles in Bhutan are unique with different patterns making clothes beautiful and attractive. You will get to explore many beautiful places including religious iste and will have an amazing stay in bhutan. Norbu Bhutan will take you on a textile tour around the country.

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Things you should know

The daily $250 tariff

Foreign travelers to Bhutan have to pay an all inclusive daily Tariff of $ 250. This pays for all their expenses during their stay.

Mandatory travel guide 

All tourists must be accompanied by a guide assigned to them by their travel agent. The guide fee is paid from their daily tariff.

Which season to visit?

The best time to visit the country is during the Spring and Autumn seasons. There are many festivals and sights to see during these times of the year.

How to get here?

There is one international airport in the country. Regular flights are conducted by the two airlines; Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines. Contact us for more information on availability of flights to our country.

Preparing for the weather

Bhutan is a country that enjoys all four season of the year. Be sure to pack according to the season in which you intend to make your travel plans.

Embrace the culture

Prepare to embrace our culture while remembering to respect the way of life. Temples and Dzongs (Fortresses) require etiquette and proper dress codes.

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