• Duration: 10 nights / 11 days.
  • Accommodation: Hotels, Resorts and Tents.
  • Activity Type: Walking, Trekking & Tour.
  • Difficulty Level: Moderately Strenuous.
  • Highest Point: 4210 meters
  • Trek Distance: 75 km
  • Group size: Minimum 2 pax
  • Best Months for the Trek: March – June, 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

  • Drukgyal Dzong
  • Kichu Lhakhang

DAY 2: PARO:

  • Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) monastery.
  • Ta Dzong, the National Museum.
  • Rinpung Dzong.

DAY 03: PARO – JELE DZONG (START OF TREK):

  • Altitude 3560m;
  • Distance 10 km;
  • Time 4 – 5 hours;
  • Ascent 1090 meters.

DAY 04: JELE DZONG – JANGCHULAKHA:

  • Altitude 3770m;
  • Distance 10 km;
  • Time: 3 – 4 hours;
  • Ascent 310 meters,
  • Descent 50 meters.

DAY 05: JANGCHULAKHA – JIMILANGTSO:

  • Altitude 3870m;
  • Distance 11 km;
  • Time 4 hours;
  • Ascent 330 meters;
  • Descent 230 meters.

DAY 06: JIMILANGTSO – SIMKOTA:

  • Altitude 4110 meters;
  • Distance 11 kms;
  • Time 4 hours;
  • Ascent 820 meters ascent;
  • Descent 400 meters.

DAY 07: SIMKOTA – PHAJODING – THIMPHU:

  • Altitude 2520 meters;
  • Distance 15 km;
  • Time 6 – 7 hours;
  • Ascent 130 meters ascent;
  • Descent 1820 meters.

DAY 08: SIGHTSEEING IN THIMPHU:

  • National Memorial Chorten
  • Zilukha Nunnery
  • National Librar
  • Painting School
  • Handicrafts Emporium
  • Tashichhodzong 

DAY 09: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA (72 KMS, 3 HOURS DRIVE):

  • Dochula Pass
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Chime Lhakhang,  

DAY 10.: PUNAKHA – THIMPHU – PARO:

DAY 11: 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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