In this Eastern Bhutan Textile Tours, we will be visiting Trashigang, Mongar, Lhuetshi and Pemagatshel district. Raw silk textile (Bura) production is popular in Radhi village in Trashigang.

Like wise Kushuthara is the most prestigious apparel for women is mostly weaved by the women of Khoma Village in Lhuetshi and cotton textile, which is once use by the people of Bhutan can be still seen in Chhimong village in Pemagatshel district. You will also see our young and old Bhutanese women weaving a tapestry of colors and patterns with their hands. We have an experience and professional staff to facilitate you in understanding the textiles of Bhutan.

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  Explore the rich culture of Bhutanese Textiles.

  Discover the Bhutanese Weaving Culture.

  Explore the popular villages famous for the textiles of Bhutan.

  Experience practically one of the handlooms in Bhutan.

  Appreciate and experience practically how the Bhutanese women are using natural coloring and dying.

  Learn how textiles play a very important role in all aspects of life in Bhutan.

  Explore how the Bhutanese textile reflects the country’s distinctive identity.

  Learn and talk with the girls and women in Bhutan, their way of life and how important they play in the society.

Day 01. Arrive to Samdrup Jongkhar via Guwahati

Our guide will receive you at Guwahati Airport with Indian Car and driver and transfer to Samdrup Jongkhar. The Indian car and driver’s duty will finsh their duty at hotel. This same car and driver may come to drop our guest at Guwahati airport.

Check in the hotel and stroll around Samdrup Jongkhar town. Dinner and over night stay at hotel Samdrup Jongkahr

  Meal Plan: Welcome Dinner   Accommodation: Hotel

Day 02. Samdrup Jongkhar – Mongar

After our breakfast, we will drive to Trashigang. En-route we will visit to Khaling Handloom Center and explore and learn the art of weaving culture in Bhutan and at Kalung, visit to Kanglung Zangtopleri Lhakhang. Then transfer to Trashigang Hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel Trashigang

 Accommodation: Hotel

Day 03. Mongar – Lhuentshi

After breakfast, we will drive to Lhuentshi, the most remotest district in Bhutan. Not many people and tourist have visited this place or district. You will have an opportunity to explore and experience the true living styles of Bhutanese way of life. Visit to Lhuentshi Dzong and then visit to Bhutanese Farm House, where we are going to stay over night here in Bhutanese farmhouse.

After having some introduction to the farmhouse and having some welcome drinks, we will explore the area near our Farmhouse. It will be your wonderful experience once in your lifetime.

 Accommodation: Hotel

Day 04. Lhuentshi Stay

Today we will visit the village of Khoma to experience the weaving of Bhutan. Khoma village is famous for the production of textile in Bhutan – Kushuthara Textile. Today we will learn and see how the natural coloring and dyeing.

Lunch we will have in farmhouse or picnic hot lunch. We can also try and weave practically like Bhutanese girls and women – which will me memory in your lifetime. Dinner and over night at Lhuentshi Bhutanese Farmhouse.

 Accommodation: Hotel

Day 05. Lhuentshi – Trashigang - Radhi

After our early breakfast we will drive to Radhi Trashigang. The drive will take about 5hours. Today we will drive through the leafy forest with ferns and the Korila Pass (2333m). We will also pass through the scattered villages and cornfields and banana groves and the eight zigzags of Yadi.

At Ngatshang, we will visit Ngatshang monastery and learn the way of life in our Bhutanese monks. Lunch at Trashigang and visit Trashigang Dzong. Continue our journey to Radhi village. At Rangjung we will visit to Rangjung Yozer Chholing Monastery. Dinner and overnight stay Radhi guesthouse.

 Accommodation: Hotel

Day 06. Radhi Stay

Explore the Radhi Village and learn the methodology of the weaving the textile in Bhutan. We can also experience the dying and weaving the textile of Bhutan. We will also visit to Khardung Animi Dratshang and learn the lifestyles of nuns life in Bhutan. Dinner and overnight stay at Radhi Guesthouse.

 Accommodation: Hotel

Day 07. Radhi – Pemagatshel

Today we will drive to Pemagatshel – where not many tourists visit this district. We don’t have good hotels here. We may have to put up in local hotel here in Pemagatshel or we will put a camping tent.

 Accommodation: Hotel

Day 08. Pemagatshel – Samdrupjongkhar

Today we will explore and learn the cotton textile in Bhutan. This textile was used widely in olden days. We will see the cotton revitalizing textile program here. Lunch will be served at one of the restaurant in Pemagatshel. Then we will drive to Samdrupjongkhar.

On reaching Samdrup Jongkhar, our guide will completed the immigration formalities for your tomorrow’s departure to Guwahati. In the evening, you will meet the Indian driver, who will take you to Guwahati Airport tomorrow. Your Bhutanese guide and driver will bid you farewell at today’s dinnertime as they will leave to Thimphu very early morning, next day.

 Accommodation: Hotel

Day 09. Samdrup Jongkhar – Guwahati

Today after your breakfast, your Indian driver and car will take you to Guwahati airport. We wish you a very safe and comfortable journey back to your country.

Thank you very much visiting Bhutan through our company and we hope to see you again in Bhutan some day.

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This is a sample itinerary, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, tour conditions, group options and the physical condition of participants, may dictate itinerary changes either before departure or while on tour. We reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of our guests, safety, comfort and general well being.

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1. When and how to visit Bhutan?

Choose your traveling date like Arrival/Departure date. You also need to choose entry/depart Bhutan via AIR or LAND.

By Air: Druk Air, the national carriers is the only service operator in the kingdom and operates several flights per week from Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi & Kolkata (India) and Kathmandu (Nepal) to Paro (Bhutan). The Paro International Airport is located about an hour and a half drive from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.

Paro airport is daylight restricted, and the flights are totally dependent on the weather. As a result, sometimes flights are delayed. It is therefore a good idea to keep at least 24 hours of transit time for connecting flights out of Paro. You might also want to consider traveling on a non-restricted ticket so that if you miss a connecting flight, you can be rerouted or seated on the first available carrier.

Sometimes flights into Paro are disrupted because of unfavorable weather conditions. If this occurs, the flight will stop for the night at the transit airport. To be prepared, you may want to carry your essential personal items in your carry-on luggage.

By Land: Phuentsholing, a Bhutanese town in the southwest has road access to India. It is located about 170 km from the Indian domestic airport at Bagdogra, West Bengal. Phuentsholing is about 172 km from Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan and is about 6hours drive distance. And S/

2. What are your itineraries?

All the tours can be customized and extended as per our valued client’s requirements. There are sample itineraries for your kind reference and it will give you some general idea of the likely trip scheduled.

Complete the tour request form and submit it to us. Send us correct name list. We will send you the flight reservation status via email.

After confirming your reservation, we need the scanned copy of member’s passport.

Please be reminded:

1. To carry the passport that matches the passport details indicated in the visa application.

2. The passport should have their validity more than 6months from the date of your travel.

3. For all travelers flying via India to/from the kingdom of Bhutan, to have the Indian Visa prior to their departure from their country.

Please remit us full payments and send us the copy of remittance paper via email. Visa will not be accepted without full payment.

We will send you the flight ticket copy and Visa Clearance Copy prior to your departure to Bhutan via email. You need to print out and carry along with you.

Start packing and looking forward to have a memorable trip in the LandThunder Dragon, DrukYul.

NOTE:

For most tours the booking must be completed 8 weeks in advance, but during the festivals booking must be completed at least 12 weeks in advance. Especially during the festivals, it can be very difficult to get the accommodation and flight seats without advance bookings, as it is a peak season for the tourist visiting Bhutan.

Hot-Stone Bath (Dhotsho)

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Hot stone bath (Dhotsho) is a traditional bath of Bhutan, where a tradition of heating up stones and then soaking in the water that is in turn heated by the stones. This is also a curative method and is used throughout the country We Bhutanese belief that this bath has so much of medicinal benefits. Some diseases are curable-like joint pains, hypertension, stomach disorder, arthritis and many other minor diseases. Especially for the old age, where we have lots of body pains, joints pains helps a lot by this Hot Stone Bath (Dhotsho).

I think, the minerals in the rocks have certain chemicals, which can cure certain disease of our body. Hot stone bath has no side effects. It is in its pure natural form. We can organize the hot stone bath during your stay in Bhutan.

The cost for experiencing this will be USD 20 per person.

Weaving in Bhutan

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The Bhutanese textiles are rich, vibrant, and colorful and are a complex art form as well as an integral part of the Bhutanese culture. This Bhutan weaving experiences will give you an insight about the rich textiles in Bhutan. You can sit one of the handlooms of Bhutan and weave your self practically. We promise that you will really enjoy this with great satisfaction in your life.

We will also see or learn the natural coloring and dyeing. You can bring your own materials like handkerchief to dye and color. So visit Bhutan and experience it practically by yourself.

So to arrange this you need to pay extra payment of USD 50 per person.

Cultural program

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Folk Performing Arts & Music in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan
We have Cultural Program Performing groups, which they will perform like Traditional folk songs, dances and keeps original tunes and dances alive. Moreover, new choreography for some traditional and regional songs is sometimes developed.

The troupe also performs mask dances that have historical and spiritual significance.

The program will be about 1hr program and the cost will be USD 100/program. Usually we organize this in the evening before your dinner. But any time of the day can be organized.

 

Horse Riding to Tiger’s Nest

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Tiger’s Nest is most visited spot in Bhutan and it is much awaited by every tourist who visits Bhutan to climb to Tiger’s Nest.

It takes about 2 hrs 30mins up steep climb through the forest of pine, oak and Rhododendron. However you can ride the horse and climb till the Taktshang cafeteria.

The price will be approximately USD 12-15. So we can arrange the horses and let us know.

 

The above activities can be incorporated easily into your travel itinerary. However some activities need to pay some additional fees. So let us know which activities you would like to experiences so that we will include in your invoice.

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