• 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.

Trek highlights:

  • 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

COST INCLUDES:

  • 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
  • Guide
  • Sightseeing

COST EXCLUDES:

  • 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
  • Sunscreen
  • 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

Optional items:

  • Sunglasses
  • Headgear
  • Folding umbrella (only for wet months — July and August)
  • One towel
  • Pillow case
  • Wet-packed tissue paper
  • Pillow

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