Bhutan: Of Mountains, Rivers and Dzongs IVS
Explore the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’
Our newest itinerary for International Veterinary Seminars brings you to the enchanting Kingdom of Bhutan! Our “Mountains, Rivers and Dzongs” Bhutan IVS adventure travel trip offers an in-depth journey into different aspects of Bhutanese culture, history, and scenery. This itinerary is unique among Bhutan trips and has been designed with our local Bhutanese partners to combine classic Himalayan trekking, visits to ancient monasteries and fortresses (Dzongs), the opportunity to observe and participate in traditional Bhutan festivals and ceremonies, and whitewater rafting on two different rivers in this Himalayan mountain kingdom.
Each aspect of this adventurous Bhutan trip itinerary puts you closer to the soul of the Kingdom of Bhutan which famously measures in addition to Gross National Product…its’ citizen’s “Gross National Happiness”. The 4 day Bhutan trek explores the snow-capped Eastern Himalayan Mountains with visits to a high-altitude Bhutan monastery and alpine lakes. The two exciting rivers offer Class II to IV whitewater rafting with a float past the spectacular Punakha Dechenphodrang Dzong. Our “Moutains, Rivers and Dzongs” adventure is rounded out with mountain biking, sightseeing, and participating in colorful Buddhist festivals and ceremonies.