We hope these virtual tours of Bhutan give you a sense of
what it might be like to come travel in the Land of the Thunder
Dragon. They are not meant to be accurate depictions of any
one trip. Enjoy them, and if you have questions or would like
to plan a trip , please feel free to use our TripFinder,
form, or contact
us. For a wider selection of trek, tour, and festival photos please visit our Photo Gallery.
Bhutan's vibrant Buddhist culture is joyously expressed through
it's many festivals. From small village ceremonies to the
grand "Tsechus" of Paro and Thimphu, the Bhutanese
revel in these colorful celebrations. These festivals usually
take place over several days and consist of a variety of masked
dances performed by monks and laymen.
"Touring" is traveling by vehicle through the Bhutanese
countryside, with optional walks and day hikes to visit temples,
monasteries and villages.
Treks are basically backpacking trips without the heavy packs.
Trekkers carry just a light daypack with the day's essentials
while all other gear is transported from camp to camp by pack
animals. Nor do trekkers have to fuss with setting up camp
and cooking. A well trained staff sets up the tents, prepares
the meals and generally takes care almost everything except
for the walking! Everything from dining tents to thermarest
mattresses and comfortable sleeping bags are provided and
First time trekkers are often amazed by the level of creature
omforts possible on a well organized trek. With these aspects
taken care of, you are left free to enjoy the hike and the