The neighbouring countries of Bhutan and Bangladesh offer a world of differences between them. Bhutan, a tiny nation wedged between China and India, has rejected most modern technologies in favour of adherence to traditional Buddhism. In contrast, the developing country of Bangladesh is a busy hub of authentic street life, with some of the friendliest locals around.
This two-country tour will first take you to Bangladesh. The old city of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, is filled with sites to explore, such as Dhakeshwari Temple, Lalbagh Fort, Khan Mohammad Mridha Mosque, and much more. Afterwards, a ferry will take you to Barisal, where you will explore the endless canals and rivers of the region, visit markets, and have a cultural exchange at a local school.
In Bhutan, get ready to witness a traditional way of life lost in most parts of the world. You will experience the capital Thimphu and its sites, such as the bronze Buddha statue and the Takin zoo. You will also hike through the gorgeous Phobjikha Valley, visit Punakha Dzong, and see the temple of Lama Drukpa Kuenley, aka 'The Divine Madman.' Finally, prepare for a journey to the famous Tiger's Nest Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From Bangladesh's bustle to Bhutan's Buddhist beauty, this trip is packed with everything you need to experience Southern Asia. We run this tour every November, so book today!
We run our Bhutan and Bangladesh tour once a year.
We issue evisas for Bhutan whilst the Bangladesh visa is available on arrival.
This tour starts in Dhaka, Bangladesh and finishes in Paro, Bhutan.
This tour is priced at £1,985 per person. Rooms are on a twin basis.
Single supplement is priced at £280 or we can allocate someone for you to share with (subject to availability).
Deposit required to confirm your booking is £250.
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