While Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world, its cultural diversity and richness are profound. You'll visit temples, dzongs (fortresses) like that of the Punakha fort. Attend the museums or a textile festival that brings to life the rich culture of Bhutanese weaving.
Marvel at the historical depiction of medieval Bhutanese warriors who defended Bhutan with swords and shields during the Punakha Tsechu/festival. The various festivals are scheduled throughout the year and trips can be tailored in accordance.
Experience the plantation of rice in early summer or the harvests of the same in autumn. The golden hue of ripening rice fields is a photographers' delight in autumn. Western Bhutan is home to some of the country's finest museums, and you'll not want to miss the opportunity to learn about our storied history and traditional culture. Paro museum (Tadzong), displays hundreds of artifacts revealing the history and culture of Bhutan, In Thimphu, let the Folk Heritage museum enthuse you with an in-depth look into the livelihood of a typical farmer.
Your tour begins in the capital city of Thimphu, after your arrival at Paro Airport.
The Coronation Marathon is held in June each year. The Bhutan Amateur Athletics Federation is organizing its 12th Bhutan Coronation Marathon in 2018 in collaboration with the Bhutan Olympic Committee and Paro Dzongkhag Sports Association.