away in the lofty mountains and lush meadows, the villages of Bhutan reflect
rich history and humble lifestyle that depends largely on natural resources. A
few years ago, Bhutan opened doors to village tourism, a noble gesture that
allows travellers to appreciate the opulent culture, beliefs, festivals and
unpretentious life of the people in this paradisiacal destination. Short
trekking expeditions often on the rugged trails take one to the rustic villages
of Bhutan, where warm hospitality and interesting people of Lhotsampas, Ngalungkhas
and Khenpas and Sharchopa sects, with vivid narratives, myths and history
Bhutan village tourism revolves around staying with locals at their houses (homestay), dining with them, and witnessing and partaking in their daily chores like milking cows, making butter, fodder collection and feeding cattle, cardamom weeding and harvesting. The tour will also include witnessing the cultural programs (folk dances & music), for that matter, participation in popular festivals and day hikes to famous pilgrimage sites. However, the major highlights of village tour in Bhutan are crossing cane and bamboo bridges, visiting traditional village healers and preparing local food and beverages.
If you are one of such tourists wanting to experience Village Tourism of Bhutan, you don’t have to worry about it. We have a list of 8 Village Tourism of Bhutan where you can travel and experience may aspects of rural Village Tourism of Bhutan.
Eight villages you can visit to Experience Village Tourism of Bhutan-
Richengang, Wangdue &
This itinerary is part of the specially designed Village Tourism tours.
The majorities of people in Bhutan live in rural areas and depend on farming as their main source of livelihood. Our Village tours offer travellers the opportunity to stay with farming families visits local manufactories and explores rural villages off the beaten track. Authentic encounters with local residents are combined with short hikes and Bhutan’s main cultural highlights.
Rural Livelihoods: Central and Eastern
This tour takes the traveler to remote and rural villages of Central, Southern and Eastern Bhutan. Farm stays and encounters with local manufacturers provide a unique insight into rural life.
Bhutan Organic Farmers and Young Entrepreneurs
This tour to Central and West Bhutan provides the traveler the opportunity to visit local projects and meet young entrepreneurs. Farm stays and encounters with organic farmers are combined with short hikes.
Private guided tour
Visas for Bhutan
Daily 3 meals (B/L/D) at designated restaurants or hotels
Accommodation at 3 star hotels
A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
An experienced driver
A tour vehicle
Entry fees & road permits
Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges
Mineral bottled water
Set of traditional costume (to be return at the end of your stay)
Full service & assistance before, during and after your Bhutan trip
Flight into Bhutan via Bhutan Airlines & Drukair (can be arranged with us)