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Visit Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet on the same trip – Kathmandu to Lhasa

Kathmandu-to-lhasa

      Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Overland tour from Kathmandu to Lhasa offers spectacular crossing of the High Himalayas, up close experience of Mount Everest on the Tibetan side, and a journey through the heart of Tibet. While you do not partake in any trekking, sound health more so than physical fitness are essential on account of dealing with ...

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Wangduephodrang dzong destroyed in fire!

A major fire disaster is taking place in Wangduephodrang. After almost four hours of raging fire, Bhutan’s one of the oldest and most historic fortresses, the Wangduephodrang Dzong, is almost completely destroyed. The fire started at around 4 pm this afternoon. Many are already describing the fire as a major loss to the Bhutan’s cultural heritage. It’s impossible for the firefighters ...

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Dzong, the fortress style of architecture of Bhutan

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Inclined walls of the Punakha Dzong Those with profound interest in architecture and decorative arts will find Bhutan a truly fascinating and inspirational place to visit. The architecture of Bhutan carries overtones of design features patterned on those of Tibet and the Himalayas in general, however, in Bhutan they developed clearly Bhutanese characteristics. While Tibetan fortress style of architecture permeates ...

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Punakha Dromchoe festival of Bhutan

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After a beautiful drive through the terraced landscape, river valleys, traditional Bhutanese architecture and chortens (domed monument) we reach Simtokha Dzong, the oldest Dzong in Bhutan (built in 1629). From here, the road winds through pine forests and small villages, and passes by more chortens and prayer flags before heading up to Dochula Pass (10,000′), the first of four passes ...

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Chomolhari Trek, Bhutan

Chomolhari trek is a  great eight-day trek to the high pastures of yak-herders and  the memorable Jangothang camp at base of  the imposing Mount Chomolhari (7316 m). This trek packs all the highs of the Himalayas – grand views, high alpine lakes, rich flora of rhododendrons and wild flowers as well as sightings of blue sheep. If you are short ...

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Bhutan Monasteries

Taktshang Monastery, Tiger's Nest, near Paro, Western Bhutan

The country of Bhutan is home to hundreds of thousands of traditional Tibetan Buddhists. To penetrate the veil of this closed kingdom, however, you need to obtain the services of an experienced travel organization: Footloose Bhutan. As a unique, affordable, tailor-made tour seller, we have been coordinating adventures to the most far-flung regions of earth for over 30 years. Footloose ...

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Bhutan Travel

Thimphu Dzong, Bhutan

Thanks to the Bhutanese government’s restrictive travel policies, it can be difficult to book tours and venture to the far-flung sights and festivals of this magical country. Fortunately, Footloose Bhutan offers a number of exceptional tours to this modern-day Shangri-La. You can catch a glimpse of Bhutan in three to six days or spend ten to 14 days on odysseys ...

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Bhutan Trekking

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Whether it is your passion to get a glimpse of the honey guides which flutter over Zhemgang Bhutan, or you want to conquer high elevation mountain passes, such as the Thrumshingla Pass (which rises 3,750 meters above sea level), you can count on the services of Footloose Bhutan to take you there in style and comfort.  Trekking Bhutan involves more ...

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Bhutan Myths, Travel and Tours

What is the best time to travel to Bhutan? While many guidebooks will recommend making your reservations for the fall or spring months, more and more “in the know” Bhutanese travelers prefer to travel during the wet summer or the cold winter months. These exotic vacationers reason that during the off season, fewer western tourists show up, and the privacy ...

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