Trekking Special - A Four-Day Trek Across Bhutan

8

days

7

nights

Package Type

International

Type

Long duration

Facilities includes

Strating Form INR 22,999.00 Per Person

Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport- Transfer to Thimphu

Meet & greet after arrival at Paro Airport , officially known as The Kingdom of Bhutan, nestled in the majestic Himalayan ranges, it is the last remaining Buddhist country in the world. This country is also popular for its scenic beauty. Get into car and get to Thimphu, the capital city of the Kingdom. Stay Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu – Gangtey (150 kms)

Having completed breakfast, leave for sightseeing of Thimphu. Visit Trashichhodzong, National Memorial Chhorten, and the Institute for Zorig Chusum, the famous Painting School teaching traditional art and craft of Bhutan. Then visit the National Library. After lunch, begin your road journey towards Gangtey. Drive past the Dochula pass, located at a height of 3,088. Overnight camping in Gangtey.

Day 03: Gangtey– Gogona (15 kms)

Your trek will begin today after breakfast. Start moving upwards to Tsele-la pass, 3400 m, crossing fields and meadows. Halt for lunch. Post lunch trek is a descending one where you will cross the forests. After a short while, you reach Gogona, a small village. This is a nomadic village where people speak Bjopkha that is a language of nomadic people. This is a beautiful hamlet. After relaxing for some time and enjoying your lunch, enjoy a leisure walk around the hamlet and shop for handmade articles, prepared by the locals. Observe the locals’ lifestyle and their daily rituals. Overnight camping.

Day 04: Gogona – Khotokha (16 kms)

Begin your day with an upward trek above the village of Gogona. You will climb up the forests of oak, fir and cypress. After a long climbing walk, you will reach the Shobju - la pass (3600m). Start your downward trek from here, which will lead you to the valley of Khotokha, filled with loads of natural beauty.  This is a wide valley where the nomads of Sha, bring their animals in the summer season for grazing. Overnight stay in camps.

Day 05: Khotokha – Chazam – Wangdue Phodrang (12 kms)
After breakfast, begin your upward trek to a pass, from where a steep descending trek will begin where you are going to pass through a wide variety of vegetation. The trek also crosses Chazam village. Cross a bridge to arrive at Wangdue Phodrang, a town which shares its name with a Dzong built in 1638, which is also the major attraction here. Explore the Dzong. Relax and later enjoy the scenic surroundings. Overnight stay at Wangdue Phodrang.

Day 06: Wangdue Phodrang – Punakha –  Thimphu

After breakfast, begin trekking towards the Punakha valley. On the way, enjoy the mesmerizing surroundings. Later drive towards Thimphu. Have your breakfast and leave for a tour of Thimphu. Depending on time and energy, you may cover attractions like Papermaking Factory, Folk Heritage and National Textile Museums, Handicrafts Emporium and the market. Overnight stay in Thimphu.

 Day 07: Thimphu – Paro (65 kms)

In the morning after breakfast, you are going to drive towards Paro, a town with a number of historic and sacred buildings. On the way, you will cover Simtokha Dzong, a dzong which was earlier a Buddhist monastery. After lunch, you will visit Ta Dzong (National Museum), Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. Overnight stay.

 Day 08: Depart out of Paro

Have your breakfast and leave for Paro airport to catch a flight for your onward destination.

Is English widely spoken in Bhutan?

The Bhutanese people communicate using the national language, Dzongkha. However, English is widely spoken too and one can easily communicate with the locals using the same.

Is it safe to travel to Chele La Pass in Bhutan?

Yes. Chele La Pass at 13000 ft. is the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. It is extremely safe to travel on this road. However, one should always follow all the traffic guidelines.

What souvenirs can one bring back from their holiday in Bhutan?

Handicrafts, wood carvings, jewelry, food products, and wine are the ideal souvenirs to bring back from Bhutan.

Package Cost Includes


Accommodations on twin/double sharing basis.

Daily breakfast in the hotel.

Meet & greet assistance at the airport.

Welcome drink upon arrival at hotel.

All immigration formalities.

Mineral water for drinking.

Experienced tourist driver.

All transfers & sightseeings on Seat in Coach basis in A.C. vehicles.

All internal taxes




Package Cost Excludes


Airfare charges.

Entry fees.

Tourist Guide.

Tips to driver and guides locally.

Guaranteed early check in / late checkout charges (Standard check in 1400hrs and Check out 1200 Hrs).

Any expenses of personal nature.

Travel Insurance charges.

Personal extras.

Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions column.