Trekking in Bhutan

Trekking in Bhutan


Bhutan offers a number of stunning trekking itinerary, and almost all the places in Bhutan offer trekking. This tour offer is combination of culture, History, nature and trekking experiences.


   

Day 01: Arrive Paro and drive to Thimphu (55 kms / 1½hr)

Arrive Paro. Met on arrival at Paro airport and drive to Thimphu.

Overnight in Thimphu 

Day 02: In Thimphu

Full day sightseeing tour of Thimphu.

Overnight in Thimphu 

Day 03: Drive Thimphu – Punakha (3 hrs)

This morning drive to Punakha. Upon arrival check in at the hotel

Overnight in Punakha 

Day 04: Punakha – Phobjika (3 Hrs.)

Distance 15 km, walking time: 7 hours

Early morning drive to Gangtey (3 hrs). Upon arrival , start the Gangtey trek. The trail winds up on a slow climb through meadows and fields and then ascends the Tselela pass (3,400m). From the pass, the trail descends gradually for some time through forests of juniper, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendrons until our camp on the outskirts of Gogona village.

Overnight Tented Accommodation 

Day 05 : Gogona - Khotokha

Distance 16 km, walking time: 7 hours

The trail winds up gently above Gogona village, climbing into a forest of fir, oak, spruce, rhododendron

Overnight Tented Accommodation 

Day 06 : Khotokha – Teke Zam – Gangtey

Distance 12 km, walking time: 6 hours

A short climb takes you to the Tashila pass at 2800m. From the pass, it is all the way downhill, through dense rhododendrons, magnolias, ferns and dwarf bamboo. Experts claim this stretch of the trek is one of the finest bird watching areas in Bhutan, with rarities such as the Great Pied Horn Bill. We will be met by our transport at Teke Zam (1300m.) and driven to Gangtey

Altitude: 1250 m

Overnight in Gangtey 

Day 07 : Gangtey - Punakha (75 km /3 hrs)

Drive to Phunakha via Wangduephodrang, after short nature walks in the Phobjikha valley, enroute stopping at the Wangdue Dzong which is balanced on a spur at the meeting point of two rivers. The Dzong is placed remarkably, as it covers the spur and commands an impressive view over both the north-south and east-west directions. Wangdue district is well-known for its bamboo work, slate and stone carving.

Overnight in Phunakha 

Day 08: Punakha – Paro (125 kms/4hrs)

This morning you will drive back to Paro. Upon arrival check in at your hotel.

Overnight in Paro 

Day 09: Paro

Full day sightseeing tour of Paro.

Overnight in Paro 

Day 10: Depart Paro

Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a transfer to Paro Airport in time for your flight home.