Bhutan - Cultural Immersion Tour

September 22, 2017 to October 3, 2017

Journey with us into the mystical and pristine land known for its profound Bhutanese hospitality, generosity, kindness, and unique architecture. Immerse yourself in a society, mostly rural villages, that practices Gross National Happiness (GNH), A measurable metric of nine well-being indicators, that in Bhutan, has replaced the gross national product. Bhutan is on many people’s ‘Bucket List’, and consistently appears in the NY Times “Places to Go” lists. Join us with University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Dr. Celestino Fernandez, in a life-changing encounter with Bhutanese Buddhist monks, lamas, scholars from this tiny nation- the worlds youngest democracy

From approx. $4,895 pp/do
Plus airfare and taxes
Dates and prices are subject to change
Your travels will include:
  • Enjoy the Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhang Nunnery, which is situated in a pristine forest, with spectacular views
  • Visit the enchanting Haa Valley
  • Take a tour of the anicient capital of Punakha
  • Go up to Dochula Pass, for a spectacular 360 degree view of the Himalayan Mountains. 
  • Visit the Queen's Monastery 
  • Attend Teschu’s Sacred Mask Dance Festival
  • Absorb lectures by Professor Emeritus Celestino Fernandez on this last in-tact Buddhist society.
  • Visit the iconic Tiger’s Nest 

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Please note: Deposits are based on a per-person basis. Deposits vary based on the tour operator. Refer to specific trip brochure for deposit amount.
Please note: We accept all major credit cards (Mastercard, Visa, American Express, & Discover). AHI, Go Next, Gohagan & PrimeSport only accept Mastercard and Visa.

Please contact the Arizona Alumni Association at 800-232-8278, 520-621-5333, or via email at

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For more information and reservations, please contact our director of UA Alumni Travel, Lisa Valentine, at or 520-621-5333. Or, simply submit your name and email address below and she will reach out to you.

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