• Duration: 15 nights / 16 days.
  • Accommodation: Hotels, Resorts and Tents.
  • Activity Type: Walking, Trekking & Tour.
  • Difficulty Level: Strenuous.
  • Highest Point: 4700 meters
  • Trek Duration: 8 Days
  • Group size: Minimum 2 pax
  • Best Months for the Trek: March – May, September – November.
  • Memorable hot spring bath in the wooden bath tub.
  • Visit to the tallest Statue of Buddha in Bhutan.
  • Visit to the National Memorial Chorten, Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of Fertility), Drukgyal Dzong (Victory Fortress), Trongsa Dzong, Kichu Monastery (built in the Seventh Century), Tamshing Lhakhang, Jambay lhakhang, Kurjey Lhakhang, and Jakar Dzong.
  • A Panoramic view of the higher himalayas from the Dochu La Pass (3140m).
  • Excursion to the famous Taktsang Monastery (The Tiger’s Nest).
  • Visit to Membartsho (The Burning Lake).

DAY 1: ARRIVAL INPARO

DAY 2: SIGHTSEEING IN PARO

  • Drukgyal Dzong
  • Taktsang monastery
  • Kichu Lhakhang

DAY 3: PARO – THIMPHU

  • Memorial Chorten

DAY 4: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA

  • Dochula Pass
  • Punakha Dzong
  • BuddhaPoint

DAY 5: PUNAKHA – TRONGSA – BUMTHANG

  • Drive to Bumthang
  • Chimi Lhakhang
  • Wangduephodrang Dzong
  • Pelela Pass
  • Trongsa Dzong

DAY :6 BUMTHANG SIGHTSEEING:

  • Jakar Dzong
  • Jambay Lhakhang
  • Kurjey Lhakhang
  • Tamshing Lhakhang

DAY 07. BUMTHANG – GORSUM:

  • Altitude 3120 meters;
  • Distance 18 km;
  • Time about 6 – 7 hours.

DAY 08. GORSUM – LUNGSUM

  • Altitude 3160 meters;
  • Distance 12 km;
  • Time about 5 hrs.

DAY 09. LUNGSUM – TSHOCHENCHEN:

  • Altitude 3100 m;
  • Distance 15 km;
  • Time 6-7 hrs.

DAY 10. TSHOCHENCHEN – DUR TSHACHU:

  • Altitude 3400 m;
  • Distance 17 km;
  • Time about 7 hrs.

DAY 11. DUR TSACHU (HALT):

After a late breakfast, relax in the hot spring or hike in and around the camp.

DAY 12. DUR TSACHU – TSHOCHENCHEN:

  • Altitude 3100 m;
  • Distance 17 km;
  • Time about 7 hrs.

DAY 13. TSHOCHENCHEN – GORSUM:

  • Altitude 3120 m;
  • Distance 17 km;
  • Time about 9 hrs.

DAY 14. GORSUM – BUMTHANG:

From Gorsum, you will descend downhill till you cross the Dur Village bridge then follow the new motor road till you meet up with the awaiting transport.

DAY 15. BUMTHANG – THIMPHU:

After breakfast, drive to Thimphu (7 ½ hrs.).

DAY 16: 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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