Enjoy the variety of polish nature from valley, through the clean lakes and primeval forests to majestic mountains. Rest, relax just how you like and experience a unique trip to Bhutan hiker’s paradise.
Trekking in Bhutan can only be hiked in particular season i.e. March, May, late September and December. All the trekking in Bhutan are arranged at designated place.
On arrival at Paro Airport, you will be received by the representative and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 02: Paro
Full day of sightseeing in Paro. Firstly, visit to Ta Dzong which is famously known as “Watch Tower” for Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) and later inaugurated as the National Museum. Also visit to Rinpung Dzong, built in 1646. Presently, the Dzong houses the district administration offices and Paro’s monastic community. After lunch drive up the valley to Drukgyal Dzong which is built for commemorate his victory over Tibetan invaders. If time permits then visit the 7th century Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest monasteries of the Kingdom. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 03: Paro – Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan. On the way will stop briefly to admire the Tachog monastery by crossing the iron chain bridges built in late 1300s. After lunch, visit the National Memorial Chorten in the memorial to Bhutan’s third King and as a monument to world peace. Later visit to Trashi choe Dzong, “the fortress of the glorious religion”, which houses some ministries, His Majesty’s office and the central monk body. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 04: Thimphu – Trongsa
Drive to Trongsa via Dochula pass (3,088m), where you can view the Bhutan’s highest peaks on the clear day. Followed by a lunch stop at Wangdue Phodrang town. Then proceed to Trongsa over Pele-la pass (3,300m), the traditional boundary between east and west. Overnight at the lodge in Trongsa.
Day 05: Trongsa – Bumthang
Morning visit to Trongsa Dzong, ancestral abode of Bhutan’s Royal family. Then visit the Ta Dzong, built as a watch tower to guard Trongsa Dzong. After that proceed to Bumthang and in the afternoon visit the Jakar Dzong and then Kurjey Lhakhang, built in 17th century. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.
Day 06: Bumthang – Ngang Lhakhang
The trek begins which is of 14km, 6 hours. The trek leads the Chamkar Chu (river), taking us through meadows, forests of blue pine and scrubs along many villages and temples. Campsite at the village of 2,900m.
Day 07: Ngang Lhakhang – Ogyenchholing
Today’s trek will be of 19km and 7- 8 hours where the trail ascends gradually through junipers forest towards Phephe-la pass (3,340m). From there, the path descends to Tang valley, final arriving at Ogyenchholing village (2850m). Campsite will be village along the river side.
Day 08: Ogyenchholing – Bumthang
In the morning, a walk of 11km, 4 hours up to Ogyenchholing Palace, a beautiful private mansion which houses a small eco-museum. Then drive to Bumthang following the Tang Chu until arriving the main road. On the way will visit Mebar Tso Lake, where the Terton Pema Lingpa had discovered religious treasures in the 15th century. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.
Day 09: Bumthang – Punakha
Morning visit to Jambay Lhakhang, built in the 7th century and visit to Tamshing Lhakhang, housing old and interesting paintings, across the river. Drive to Punakha with lunch en route. Overnight at the hotel in Punakha.
Day 10: Punakha – Paro
To drive towards Paro and lunch will be served at Paro. Leisure time in the afternoon. Take a stroll around Paro market in the evening. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 11: Departure
Early breakfast in the hotel and drive to Paro Airport for the flight to onward Destination.