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.
The flight to Paro is one of the spectacular mountain flights in the world, with the almighty panorama of Bhutan. On arrival at Paro airport, you will met by our representative and transferred to hotel after completion on arrival formalities. Evening visit to Paro market and town. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 02: Paro Sightseeing
The day begins with the short drive to the ruined fortress of Drukgyal Dzong, where Bhutanese repelled several invasions by Tibetan armies. Then takes an excursion to Taktsang monastery, the spot where Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of tigress and meditated. While returning visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the kingdom. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 03: Paro – Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu. En-route visit Simtokha Dzong, one of the oldest fortresses in the Bhutan built in 1629 A.D. Then visit the Largest and Tallest Statue of Buddha in the world at Kuensel Phodrang. Evening toll around the market place of Thimphu. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 04: Thimphu Sightseeing
After breakfast full day sightseeing including visit to the Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan’s Third King. Then visit to Textile & Folk Heritage Museum, a fascinating collection of Bhutanese material culture and living traditions. Later visit National Library which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts. After that, visit Trashi choe Dzong, the beautiful medieval fortress which houses most of the Government offices and King’s Throne room. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 05: Thimphu – Genekha
Drive of 45 minutes to reach the trekking point at Genekha. The first day walk is along a mule path and will reach at the end point in 4 hours. Overnight camp at Genekha (2800m) along a stream.
Day 06: Genekha – Gur
Trek of 15km, 4 hours begins with many varieties of alpine flora and also some animals & birds. Two hours of gradual uphill walk offers a picturesque view of valley below. After another 2 hours, the trek ends for the day. Camp at Gur, where flowers are abundant in spring.
Day 07: Gur – Labatama
12Km, 5 hours trekking across the ridges, enjoys the beauty of the rugged mountain vegetation. Today’s trek take us across the meadows where the wild asparagus and others small plants are grown. The first pass, marked by a large cairn gives a specular view of the whole Dagala range, alpine meadows and yak herder’s camps. Lunch will be served at nearby yak herder’s camp. After lunch, walk across hills and meadows, ending the third day of trek. Campsite near Yutsho Lake where golden trout’s are in abundance.
Day 08: Halt at Labatama
This day will be dedicated to relaxing and exploring Labatama valley. For the energetic choose from a ranges of day excursion to either three nearby lakes: Relitsho, Hentsho or Jametsho. Camp at Labatama (4,300m). The day would be also for an ideal time and place for some trout fishing. Overnight at campsite.
Day 09: Excursion hikes around the Labatama area
Extension to Setsho and nearby lakes. Hike to Setsho Lake is easy and interesting. Afterwards walk over a small ridge and then down to Jametsho. Lunch at a place where there is a spectacular views all around. Return to camp by dusk and prepare for next day. Overnight at the camp site.
Day 10: Labatama – Panka
Today’s trail climbs 8km, 4 hours along the western side of the Dala Lake up to a saddle at 4,520 meters, where there are a majestic view of Himalayan peaks such as Mountain Everest (Nepal), Mountain Kanchenjunga (Sikkim), Jichu Drake, Masang Gang, Tsenda Gang and Gangchhenta. A short distance walk leads to the valley called Panka at 4000 meters. Overnight camp on meadow of Panka.
Day 11: Panka – Talekha
Head off for another trek of 8km, 4 hours crossing several passes, birds, and varieties of blue poppy (in the season of June - July) along the way. Lunch at the point where the trail divides into two paths leading to Talekha and Wangduephodrang respectively. After lunch the gradual climb reach us to the top of the last ridge on the Dagala range where you can see the enormous view of Thimphu valley below. After crossing the last pass of 13,700ft the trek for the day ends. The last campsite a little above Talakha Goemba (monastery).
Day 12: Talekha – Thimphu
From the monastery embark on the short hike through mixed vegetation and apple orchards, finally reaching to the road. Drive to Thimphu in time for lunch. From here, transfer to Paro. Overnight at Hotel in Paro.
Day 13: Departure
After early breakfast, drive to airport for flight to onward destination.