Serenity Seekers: A Meditation Tour of Bhutan
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Product Code : AGORA32
Serenity Seekers: A Meditation Tour of Bhutan is a private guided tour designed for those seeking to connect with their inner selves and find peace amidst the serene landscapes of Bhutan. This tour will take you through the scenic valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, and Wangdue where you can enjoy daily meditation sessions in the company of an experienced instructor. You will also have the opportunity to explore the cultural and historical highlights of Bhutan, including the iconic Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery. Come and discover the secrets of inner peace and tranquility in the Land of the Thunder Dragon.
Day 1: Arrive - Paro
Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to your hotel. In the evening, attend a meditation session to start your spiritual journey in Bhutan.
Day 2: Paro sightseeing
After breakfast, begin your sightseeing tour in Paro with a visit to the National Museum, housed in a watchtower built in the 17th century. Later, visit the Rinpung Dzong, an impressive fortress-monastery that serves as a center for religious and administrative affairs. In the evening, attend a meditation session to unwind and relax.
Day 3: Hike to Taktshang
Embark on a hike to Taktshang Monastery, also known as Tiger's Nest, one of the most iconic and sacred sites in Bhutan. After reaching the monastery, meditate in the peaceful surroundings before descending back to Paro.
Day 4: Drive to Thimphu
After breakfast, drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Upon arrival, visit the Buddha Dordenma, a gigantic statue of Lord Buddha, and attend a meditation session in the serene surroundings. Later, visit other popular attractions such as the National Memorial Chorten and Tashichho Dzong.
Day 5: Thimphu
Spend the day exploring Thimphu, starting with a visit to the Changangkha Lhakhang, an ancient temple that overlooks the city. Attend a meditation session at the temple to gain spiritual insights. Later, visit the Folk Heritage Museum, the Textile Museum, and the Handicrafts Emporium to learn more about Bhutan's rich culture and traditions.
Day 6: Thimphu to Punakha
After breakfast, drive to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan. En route, stop at Dochula Pass and attend a meditation session amidst the stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains. Upon arrival in Punakha, visit the Punakha Dzong, an architectural masterpiece that sits at the confluence of two rivers.
Day 7: Punakha - Wangdue - Paro
After breakfast, drive to Wangdue and visit the Gangtey Monastery, a significant Buddhist monastery perched on a hilltop overlooking the Phobjikha Valley. Attend a meditation session at the monastery before driving back to Paro. In the evening, attend a final meditation session to reflect on your spiritual journey in Bhutan.
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
- All ground transportation within Bhutan, including airport transfers
- Accommodation in comfortable hotels or resorts, with breakfast included
- English-speaking guide throughout the tour
- All entrance fees for tourist sites and attractions mentioned in the itinerary
- Visa processing and Bhutan Tourism Development Fund fee
- Daily meditation sessions guided by a qualified meditation teacher
- All meals during the tour (lunch and dinner) at local restaurants or hotels
- International airfare to and from Bhutan
- Travel insurance (highly recommended)
- Personal expenses such as beverages, laundry, and tips for guides and drivers
- Any additional expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances or changes to the itinerary beyond the control of the tour operator (e.g. natural disasters, flight cancellations, etc.)