- Duration: 11 nights / 12 days.
- Accommodation: Hotels, Resorts and Tents.
- Activity Type: Walking, Trekking & Tour.
- Difficulty Level: Moderately Easy.
- Highest altitude: 4300 meters.
- Group size: Minimum 2 pax.
- Best Months for the Trek: March – May, September – 2nd Week of December.
- Excursion to the famous Tiger’s Nest – Taktsang Monastery
- Visit Drugyal Dzong/Victory Fortress (built in1644), Kichu Monastery (built in 7th century), and the National Memorial Chorten
- Visit the tallest Statue of Buddha in Bhutan
- A panoramic view of the Higher Himalayas from the Dochu La Pass (3140m)
- Visit Punakha Dzong (built in 1637) and Chimi Lhakhang – “The Temple of Fertility”
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN PARO
- Drukgyel Dzong
- Kyichu Lhakhang
DAY 2: SIGHTSEEING IN PARO
- Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)
- Rinpung Dzong
- Ta Dzong
- Drive to Thimphu
DAY 3: KHOMA – GEYNIKHA
- Altitude 2800 m;
- Distance 14 Km;
- Time: 4 hours.
DAY 4: GEYNIKHA – GUR
- Altitude: 3290m;
- Distance 7 km;
- Time 5hrs;
- Ascent 550 meters, descent 210 meters.
DAY 5: GUR – LABATAMBA
- Altitude: 4300 meters;
- Distance: 12 km;
- Time: 5hrs;
- Ascent: 1040 meters, descent: 110 meters.
DAY 6: LABATAMBA – PANKA
- Altitude: 4000m;
- Distance: 8 km;
- Time 6-7 hours;
- Ascent 260 meters, descent 520 meters.
DAY 7: PANKA – TALAKHA
- Altitude: 3080m;
- Distance: 8kms;
- Time 6-7 hours;
- Ascent 180 meters, descent 1100 meters.
DAY 8: TALAKHA – CHAMGANG – THIMPHU:
- Distance: 6Km;
- Time: 3 hours;
- Descent 440 meters.
DAY 09. THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING:
- National Library
- Painting School
- Simtokha Dzong
- National Memorial Chorten
- Handicrafts Emporium
DAY 10: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA – WANGDUE
- Dochula Pass
- Punakha Dzong
- Wangduephodrang Dzong
- Chimi Lhakhang
DAY 11: WANGDUEPHODRANG – THIMPHU:
DAY 12: DEPARTURE
- All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
- Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room Supplement Extra US $: 40 per room per night.
- All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
- Royalty & Govt. Taxes
- Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments only
- Visa Fee
- Airport tax
- Contribution to Tourism Development Fund
- Druk Air fare
- Insurance Premiums
- Payments for service provided on a personal basis
- Cost for any services not mentioned in the “Cost Include Head”
- Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest, etc.
- Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, camera charges, bottled water, incidentals, portage, bellboy charges, tips or any other services
Things to bring:
Personal clothing: strong normal clothing (according to season). Preferably cotton, even for summer, woolen clothing for the evening and winter.
For Trekking, one must bring:
- Strong comfortable trekking boots – water-resistant for the rainy period of June-August
- Flash light
- Rain coat (especially for rainy period – June-August)
- Head gear/hat/cap for sun and rain protection
- Water pills – for extra caution in purifying stream; (boiled water is provided at all times during the trek)
- Aspirin – incase of altitude sickness
- Lots of socks
- Warm clothes
- Folding umbrella (only for wet months — July and August)
- One towel
- Pillow case
- Wet-packed tissue paper
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