Duration: 13 Days
This trio package where you get an opportunity to explore, trek to the Bhutan valley and do some adventurous biking experiences in one package. Bhutan – “the land of thunder dragon” and one of the monarch country have very decent people who follow their unique culture and traditions. As you will be cycling to the peaceful track, where on the trails, you pass through gorgeous coniferous woodlands, get stunning views of the glacial lakes and striking passes, and cycling up to the high hills - you get the beautiful views of the snowcapped peaks.
This interesting package proceeds you through the rich culture of Paro, Thimpu, Wangdue, Punakha to Trongsa, as well as the widespread valley of Bumthang including a trek to the Tiger Nest monastery, visit several Dzongs (fortresses), ancient monasteries, museums, views of the splendid Mount Chomalahari plus several other Himalayan peaks. We also get the company and warm hospitability of the people here.
Our adventure trip begins with an airstrip where you get the majestic view of Mount Chomolhari and Jichu Drake peaks during the flight. After reaching Paro, we will be visiting the Paro Dzong and the next day, we hike to the Taktsang monastery. It is said that the guru Padmasambhava mediated in this cave centuries ago. From here, we retrace back to Paro.
The next day, we begin trekking to Jele Dzong where we get the beautiful sight of the Paro valley and snowcapped peaks. We are then headed to visit the Jokhang temple. Continuing trekking through alpine and rhododendron forests, we cross several points like Jangchulakha, Jimilangtsho, Langrithang and Tsaluna monastery (one of the sacred site of the spiritual guru Rimpoche) and cross the villages of Tsaluna. Finally, we drive to Thimpu, then to Punakha, and to Bhumthang where we will be visiting the famed monastery i.e. Gangtey monastery. From here, we will wrap up and retrace back to Thimpu.
The perfect trekking and cycling season would be in the month of March to May and from September to November. On this adventures, you get to experience trekking to the beautiful valley, sightseeing this pristine and mystical country plus escapade the cycling to the peaceful and clean environment. For more information and how about of this sightseeing, trekking and biking tour, please feel free to email or contact us.
Below we list our detailed itinerary for this Tour and Trek:
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Day 01: Arrival and sightseeing in Paro (2,250m /7,382ft)
Day 02: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery then return to Paro
Day 03: Trek begins: Paro to JeleDzong(3,480m/11,415ft): 10 km, 4-5 hours
Day 04: JeleDzong to Jangchulakha (3,770m/12,365ft): 10 km, 3-4 hours
Day 05: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho, then to Langrithang (3500m/ 11482ft): 15km, 4-5 hours
Day 06: Trek to Tsaluna, drive to Thimphu (2,320m/7,610ft), Trek ends: 11km, 4 hours trek
Day 07: Thimphu to Punakha (1,250m/4,100ft): 76 km, 2-3 hours
Day 08: Punakha to Trongsa (2180m/7150ft): 146Km, 4 hours
Day 09: Trongsa to Bumthang (2580m/8465ft): 68km, 2 hours
Day 10: Sightseeing in Bumthang
Day 11: Bumthang to Phobjikha Valley (3,000m/9,840ft): 129km, 5-6 hours
Day 12: Phobjikha Valley to Thimphu (2,320m/7,610ft): 127 km, 4-5 hours
Day 13: Final departure
Includes and Excludes
- Bhutanese visa fee
- All airport pickup and drop
- All meals, tea, and snacks
- Government approved A and B category hotels and standard lodge on twin- shared basis
- Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
- English speaking, trained and experienced guide and local staff
- All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums as per the itinerary
- All required government taxes
Not Included in the Cost
- All airfares
- Personal items (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
- Trip cancellation and medical/evacuation insurance
- Tips for staff (guide and driver)
- Travel insurance