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Tour of The Dragon Bicycle Race Bhutan

Duration: 1 Day Place: Bumthang

A thrilling one-day bicycle race organised for those seeking a little adventure in Bhutan. The Tour of the Dragon starts from Bumthang and ends at Thimphu city square. Travelling across four High Mountain Passes let the participants get their eyes on a number of tourists attractions set amidst pristine natural beauty.

Insight into Festival Duration,
Dates, and Features

Festival Duration

One-day event which starts from Bumthang and is held every year where the adventure enthusiasts get to witness the geographical and cultural wonders of Bhutan. The tentative date of Tour of the Dragon for the year 2020 will be held in the month of September.

Dates for 2020

Starting Date: 5th September 2020Ending Date: 5th September 2020

Once done with the mountain bicycle race, if the tourists are up for heading to the popular tourist attractions if Bumthang, Thimphu or any other destination in the country, our Bhutan festival tour package is curated such that it ensures the best adventure and sightseeing experience.

Festival Destination

The Tour of the Dragon starts from Bumthang which has some special guidelines to consider. An expat holding a work permit may qualify for the registration of the Tour of the Dragon event. SAARC participants needs to get a permit from the immigration office.

Special Highlights of the Festival

  • Experience one-day bicycle race.
  • Traverse the majestic inner Himalayas of Bhutan.
  • Witness the splendid 4 High Mountain Passes.
  • End the tour with a small climb to the clock tower at Thimphu city square.

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Tour of the Dragon
Bicycle Race Bhutan

An adventurous bicycle race with an awe-inspiring scenic view

Bhutan with mountains, monasteries and scenic beauty all around has a lot to offer to the adventure enthusiasts. Of all the activities, one such is the Tour of the Dragon i.e., Bicycle Race staged on mountain roads in the majestic inner Himalayas of Bhutan. It is a one-day tour and is considered to be the hardest mountain bike race in the word. The participants have to travels 268 Kilometers across 4 High Mountain Passes with an elevation ranging from 1200 meters to 3340 meters. The Tour of the Dragon ends with a small climb to the clock tower at Thimphu city square.

As the event starts from Bumthang, a beautiful tourist destination in Bhutan where one can lose themselves amidst the pristine natural beauty of the four valleys namely Chokhor, Tang, Chhume and Ura. Also, tourists can seek blessings at some of the splendid Buddhist monasteries including Tharpaling Monastery, Lamey Gompa, Kunzangdra Monastery. Traversing the majestic Himalayas of Bhutan, tourists will come across a number of sightseeing places where nature can be best admired. As the tour ends in Thimphu, one can indulge in visiting the tourist attractions there Tashichho Dzong, Changangkha Lhakhang, Tango Goemba, National Memorial Chorten, Dechen Phodrang and more.