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 to Paro airport, you will be welcomed by the representative and transferred to hotel. Evening visit to Paro market and town. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 2: Paro Sightseeing
Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery the most famous and sacred site among all the places in Bhutan. The walk is about 2 hours till the top through wide pathways. One hour into the climb there is a tea point from where you get a very good view of the monastery, they also serve lunch here. From there it’s about another 45 minutes climb to the 2nd view point and the highest point in the hike. From there you have to climb down about 700 steps and climb up 200 more until you reach the monastery’s gate. Overnight at hotel In Paro.
Day 3: Paro – Shingkharab
The trekking starts from the Drukgyal Dzong with a short downhill walk on a wide trail. Later, we reach the army post of Gunitsawa (2,810 m). We continue upwards to Shana, where lunch will be served. A short walk from Shana takes us to our campsite at Shingkharab.
Day 4: Shingkharab – Thangthangkha (3630m)
On this long day, the trail continues with lots of ups and downs through conifers forest and river across for 6-7 hours. On arrival at Thangthangkha will set up a camp. If weather permits, you will see a great view of Mt. Jhomolhari.
Day 5: Thangthangkha – Jangothang (4090m)
This morning trail continues for 5-6 hours through an army post and the village of Soe and a small settlement of Takethang (home for yak herders). Will set up a camp beneath the base of mountain Jhomolhari at Jangothang.
Day 6: Halt at Jangothang.
Acclimatization day. You can spend the day relaxing or there will be hike to get a view of Mt. Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake or you can hike to Tshophu. Overnight stay at the camp.
Day 7: Jangothang – Thangthangkha
As the trail leads to last settlement will walk back till we reach camp site at Thangthangkha.
Day 8: Thangthangkha – Shingkharab
Will follow the same trail till we reach campsite at Shingkharab.
Day 9: Shingkharab – Paro
The trail leads to the last settlement in the Shana valley and from here drive towards Paro. Overnight in hotel At Paro.
Day 10: Paro – Thimphu (60 Km, 1 hour drive)
Drive to Thimphu, the modern capital town of Bhutan. En-route Tachog monastery by crossing the iron chain bridges built in late 1300s. After lunch visit the Memorial Chorten, dedicated to the Late Third King of Bhutan. Towards the evening visit Trashi choe Dzong, ‘the fortress of the glorious religion’. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 11: Thimphu – Paro
After breakfast, drive to Paro and visit the Ta Dzong (National Museum), which served as the watch tower for Paro Rinpung Dzong in the early days. After that will go down to visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong, which sits on a hillock above the Paro Township. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
Day 12: Departure
After breakfast, drive to Paro airport for flight to onward destination.