In Search of Bhutan’s Happy Women

This tour is designed for women travelers. You will explore the role of women in Bhutanese society combined with wonderful day hikes. One highlight will be attending the Black Necked Crane Festival!

9 Nights/10 Days in Bhutan
6th-15th November 2018 (including Black Necked Crane Festival)

DAY 1: Arrival at Paro & Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu, light sightseeing and rest
DAY 2: Thimphu
Hike to Phajoding monastery and later Thimphu sightseeing
DAY 3: From Thimphu to Punakha 
Dochula pass, hike to Lungchutse and drive to Punakha
DAY 4: Punakha
Chime lhakhang, Punakha Dzong and hikes in the area
DAY 5: Hike to Phobjikha
Day hike to Phobjikha
DAY 6: Phobjikha
Black necked crane festival
DAY 7: Drive to Paro
Drive to Paro, sightseeing on the way
DAY 8: Paro
Chelela pass and hike to nunnery, visit Paro town
DAY 9: Paro Taktsang
Hike to Tiger’s nest
DAY 10: Departure
Transfer to airport


This tour is tailored to women who like traveling in groups with other like minded females. You will be guided by our lovely  Kuenzang Choden Tenzin who will tell you more about female livelihoods in Bhutan from first hand experience. Your accommodation will alternate between homestays and comfortable tourist standard hotels. Stay with women in their homes, hike through picturesque landscape and enjoy the Black Necked Crane festival!


You can book this tour with E/T/C Edutainment travel. For reasons of originality we refrain from detailing our programme here. For more information on this group tour or if you want to book this tour individually please contact us  

  • Activities: Hiking, female livelihoods, meet with interesting people, village life, festival visit
  • Overnights: Hotels & homestays
  • Date: 6th-15th November 2018
  • Festival: Black Necked Crane Festival, Phobjikha