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Trekking

In most of the Trekking itineraries, Green Forest Bhutan Travels offers expanded opportunities to trekkers by picking best of the cultural sites with treks. Bhutan is one of the last untouched wilderness bastions of the world. Exploring what truly sets Bhutan apart from any other country and discovering one of the most remote kingdoms on earth is something one must opt in this lifetime. The Himalayas in Bhutan is renowned for its unrivalled scenic brilliance with imposing snow-capped mountain peaks, turquoise hued lakes, forlorn valleys, spectacular landscapes, ancient forests, high alpine meadows and lush green fields. Bhutan is largely dotted with centuries old Buddhist monasteries.

Green Forest Bhutan Travels offers you Trekking packages ranging from 4 to 5 days of easy hiking through low altitude hills, villages, forests, meadows and streams to strenuous physically challenging long treks of almost a month through arduous terrains such as the infamous Snowman Trek.

Our Trek guides are experts in making all necessary arrangements like supplies, cooks, horsemen and horses or yaks and ponies that transport your luggage and camping gear and other necessities.

The best time for Bhutan trek is March to May and September to November.

  • Bumthang Cultural Trek
    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro (1.2 hrs)

    On arrival at Paro will be met by our representative and transfer to Thimphu.  Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan. On arrival, check into your hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit memorial chorten built in the memory of our late third kind and further drive to Buddha point view to visit largest Buddha statue in the world. In the evening relax at your hotel or explore Thimphu city. Overnight, stay at hotel in Thimphu. Altitude: 2400m.

    Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing

    After breakfast visit Takin’s mini zoo, painting school, national library, folk heritage meseum, textile meseum and handmade paper factory. In the evening, visit Tashichho Dzong, fortress which houses the throne room of His Majesty the kind and summer resident for central monk body. Overnight, stay at hotel in Thimphu.

    Day 3: Thimphu-Punakha (2.5 hrs)

    Checkout from the hotel, and drive to Punakha over Dochula pass at 3050m. On a clear day you can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. After our packaged lunch we will visit Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. One can also visit Souvenir making center and evening hike to Khamsum Yulay Namgyal Chorten, which will take about 45 mins to reach on the top, evening back to the nearby Amankora Lodge. Overnight in Punakha. Altitude: 1350m.

    Day 04: Punakha – Trongsa (5 hrs)

    Checkout from the hotel, and visit Chimi Lhakhang, the temple of fertility on foot. En-route visit Wangdi town and continue to Trongsa over Pelela pass at 3300m. Visit Trongsa dzong on arrival.  Evening relax in Trongsa . Altitude: 2650m

    Day 05: Trongsa- Jakar(3 hours, 2650m)

    After breakfast checkout from the hotel and visit watch tower recently converted into Trongsa meseum. Enroute we will stop at weaving center, which is famous in the region. Evening, explore the tiny Jakar town.  Overnight in Jakar.

    Day 06: Jakar Sightseeing

    Visit Jambay Lhakhang, the home of the naked dance that is still performed annually. Visit Kurje Lhakhang, the site where Bhutan’s royals are cremated. One can either walk cross the suspension bridge or visit the village of Prakar and Tamshing. End your day with a walk passing by the Swiss farm. Evening stroll in Jakar town and try some local pancakes and noodles. Overnight in Jakar.

    Day 07: Jakar-Thangbi-Ngalathang (Trek start: 10km, 4hrs, and 2800m)

    Trek begins from today. Trek from the Tokta Zampa through the villages and fields,  it is gradual and almost flat land, the trail is all stony, you can’t escape the stones or drive along the dirt road to Ngala Thang. Camp at Ngalathang.

    Day 08: Ngalathang-Takhung (14km, 7hrs)

    Initially the trail is through the fields and villages, over the small hill and down the stream through the forest of pine, cider and oak. After the second stream the trail starts climbing through the dwarf bamboos, old trees with Spanish mosses hanging down making the environment cold and sunless and it is muddy in some of the places finally through the rhododendron forest with a steep climb to the phephela Pass (3360m), from here the trail is down through the thicker forest and finally a white gate of chorten welcomes us for a flatter trail with dwarf bamboos and pine forest. Your pack lunch will be served either at the pass or at the chorten. Camp at Takhung or near Tang.

    Day 09: Takhung-Tang-jakar(Trek end-6km,2 hrs,2650)

    After breakfast, see off our trekking staff and rive to Tang to cisit Tang museum and villages. En-route, we will stop at Mebartsho, the Burning Lake to offer the prayers for the rest of the journey. Further we will drive to Jakr. Overnight at Jakar.

    Day 10: Jakar-Paro(fly-out)

    After breakfast, our staff will drop you at the domestic airport and catch you on the very next time. On arrival in Paro, our team will receive you and transfer you to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit National Museum. The Paro Dzong , a massive fortress built in the 17th century now houses the monastic body. A stroll downhill from the dzong, over an old cantilever bridge. Overnight in Paro.

    Day 11: Paro Sightseeing

    After breakfast, our team will receive you and transfer to north end of Paro valley and hike to the Tiger’s Nest. Tiger’s Nest is one of the renowned temples in Asia which ceilings on the vertical cliff 900m above the Paro valley. En-route drive to visit historical ruined Drugyel dzong and Kichu Lhakhang. Overnight in Paro.

     Day 12: Departure

    Our tour ends today. We will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight and will bid you farewell at the airport departure gate.

     

     

  • Dagala Thousand lakes Trek

    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro

    On arrival in Paro our guide will receive you and check you into your hotel. After lunch we will see the rich history of Bhutan exhibited in the 17th century National Meseum. The Paro Dzong, a massive fortress built in the 17th century now houses the monastic body. A lovely stroll downhill from the dzong over an old cantilever bridge wraps up an eventful day in the magical kingdom. Evening, we will relax in the hotel or scroll around tiny Paro town peeping through local handicrafts. Overnight  in Paro.  Altitude 2200m.

    Day 2: Paro sightseeing

    After our breakfast, we will drive to north end of Paro valley and hike to Tiger’s Nest temple. Taktsang or Tiger’s Nest temple clings to a vertical cliff 800m above the valley. It is the most revered temple to the Bhuddhist. Legend has it that in the 8th century, Guru Rinpochey, a tantric master flew here on the back of a tigress and meditated in a case around which temple is built.

    The hike will take about two hours to reach to the top and will warm us for the trekking next day. En-route, drive to visit historical drugyel ruin dzong and kichu temple, praying to bless us for the rest of the journey. Overnight in Paro.

    Day 3: Paro- Genekha-Gur(Trek starts-8km,6hrs,3710m)

    The trek begins with the little village of Genekha . Today you will see many varieties of alpine flora and also some animals and also some animals and many birds. After two hours of walking gradually uphill, rest at huge rock platform, from which there is a picturesque view of the valley below. After another two hours the trek ends for the day. Camp at Gur, where flowers are abundant in spring.

    Day 4: Gur-Labathama (9km,4hrs,4300m)

    Today’s trek takes us across meadows where wild asparagus and other small plants grow, and if taking this trek in the spring, you will feel you are walking over carpets of flowers. The first pass, marked by a large cairn gives a spectacular view of the whole dagala range, alpine meadows and yak herder’s camps. We will launch at the nearby Yak herder’s camps. After lunch we will walk across hills and over meadows, ending the day at Yutsho Lake.

    Day 5: Labathama

    A day halt in Labathama is worth visiting the lakes and hiking up to the top of the pass for the breath taking view.on a clear day, one can see the world’s third highest mountain, Mt.Kanchenjunga and Mt. Jomolhari, the highest mountain of Bhutan.

    Day 6: Labathama-Pungkha(11km,6hrs)

    Walk for 20 minutes upwards before beginning the descent at around 4460m. There will be splendid views of the Himalayas on the descent. Your guide will help you in identifying individual peaks such as Everest, Kanchenjunga, Jomolhari, Jichu Drake, Tserimgang, Kangbum, Masagang, Tsendegang and Gangchenta. Himalayan monal pheasants are a common sight. Overnight camp on a grassy meadow at Pangkha.

    Day 7: Pangkha-talakha(7km,5 hrs)

    This day involves the crossing of several increasingly passes.  You will see several varieties of the bluepoppy (if trekking June-July) and also many mountain birds along the way. After lunch, an hour’s gradual climb brings us to the top of the last ridge on the dagala range from where there is a spectular view of Thimphu valley below. Camp at the Talakha monastery.

    Day 8: Talakha to Thimphu(Trek ends-4km, 2 hours)

    We walk through mixed vegetation and apple orchards, finally reaching the main motorable road to thimphu where our transport will be waiting for us. Drive to Thimphu in time for lunch. In the afternoon, we will proceed for the city sightseeing and visit memorial chorten, Buddha point and Changangkha Lhakhang. Overnight at Thimphu. Altitude 2400m.

    Day 9: Thimphu to Paro

    Morning, visit the weekend market, Handmade paper mill, school of Arts and Crafts, Folk heritage meseum and national library before proceeding to Paro. Overnight at Paro. Altitide 2200m.

    Day 10: Departure

    Morning, transfer to the airport. Our staffs will bid you farewell with the prayer of safe journey and to see you again in future.

     

     

  • Drukpath Trek

    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro

    On arrival at Paro airport, you will be received by our guide and check you into your hotel. After lunch, we will proceed to see the rich history of Bhutan exhibited in the 17th century national museum. The Paro Dzong built in the 17th century now now houses the monastic body. A tour of this dzong will give us the unique aspects of the Buddhism in Bhutan. Overnight in Paro. Altitude: 2200m  

    Day 2: Excursion to Taktsang(Tiger’s Nest)

    Tiger’s Nest monastery is the most revered temple to the Bhutanese.  This temple clings to a vertical cliff 800m above the Paro valley. In the 8th century, Guru Rinpoche, a tantric master flew here on the  back of a tigress and meditated in a cave around which the temple is built. A hike to this temple will take up most of our morning. In the afternoon, we will host a special Buddhist prayer ceremony at the beautiful 1200 year old Kyichu Lhakhang Temple, to bring us good luck for the rest of the journey. Overnight in Paro

    Day 3: Paro to Jela Dzong(Trek start-10km,6hrs,3000m)

    The journey starts with a short climb up to Jele Dzong. The trek trail ascends gradually up to the camp, and if the weather is clear Paro valley can be seen with snowcapped mountains behind. Above the camp is Jeela Pass and Jele Dzong(mostly in ruins). Overnight camp.

    Day 4: Jela Dzong to Jangchulakha(10km,4hr,3200m)

    Begin with a steep climb for about half an hour, and then ascend more gradually upwards. The trail takes you through thick alpine forests and rhododendrons. You will see fine views of Chomolhari and other snowcapped peaks if the weather is clear. You may also see yak herders around your campsite. Overnight camp.

    Day 5: Jangchulakha-Jigmelang Tsho(11km,4 hrs)

    The trail follows a ridge and on a clear day, the view of the mountains and valley are simply stunning. Our campsite is cloase to jigmelang Tsho. This lake is known for its giant sized trout.

    Day 6: Jimilangtsho to Labana(15 km,7 hrs)

    The trail will take us through dwarf rhododendrons and junipers. We will also pass the lake of Janatso and Simkotha. The view of the far ridge across the valley which you trekked will find you with sense of personal satisfaction and renew you with extra confidence in yourself. Tonight is going to be the coldest of all our camps.

     Day 7: labana to Thimphu (12km, 6hr)

    On a clear day, we can see the Gangkar Puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan. We will be passing through the temple and meditation center complex of Phajoding. Our transport will meet us just as we start emerging from the forest and drive to Paro for our departure flight next day. Overnight  in Paro.

    Day 8: Departure

    After early breakfast drive to airport for flight to onward destination.

     

     

     


  • Dur Hotspring Trekk
    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro

    On arrival at Paro Airport you will be met by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel after completion of arrival formalities. Evening, visit to Paro market and town. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

    Day 2: Paro sight seeing

    Full day sightseeing in Paro. We drive up the valley to Drugyel Dzong, which once defended this valley from Tibetan invasion. Though largely destroyed by fire in 1951, its towering walls and central keep are still an impressive sight. There is a good view of Bhutan’s second highest peak, Chomolhari (7300m), from the approach road to Drugyel Dzong.

    Next, we will visit Kyichu Lhakhang (7th century), one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of Bhutan. After lunch we drive upto Ta Dzong, originally built as a watch tower to protect Rinpung Dzong(Paro Dzong). It was re-established as the National Museum in 1968, and now holds a fascinating collection of art, relics, religious Thangka paintings, Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps, coins and handicrafts, together with a small natural history collection.

    We then walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong built in 1646, center of the district administration and home of Paro’s monk body. It is also the venue of Paro Tshechu, hled annually in the spring time. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

    Day 3: Paro-Thimphu

    After breakfast we drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Just before reaching Thimphu, we pass Simtokha Dzong on the hillside above the road. This dzong, built in 1627 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, is the oldest in Bhutan and now houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies. On arrival in Thimphu, check into the hotel.

    After lunch, we visit the imposing Tashichhodzong, “fortress of the glorious religion”, built in 1641 by the first Zhabdrung and reconstructed in the 1960s during the reign of the third king. We also

    visit the National Memorial Chorten, completed in 1974, which serves as a memorial to Bhutan’s revered third king, His Late Majesty King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (“father of modern Bhutan”), and as a monument to peace. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.  

    Day 4: Thimphu-Trongsa

    Our journey to central Bhutan begins this morning. A 45 min. drive takes us up to Dochu-la pass (3,088m) from which there are enchanting views of high Himalayan peaks, wooded hills, and villages and farmland in the valleys below. After another two hours’ drive, we reach Wangduephodrang, where we stop for lunch. We then continue on into the hinterland, crossing Pele-la pass (3,300m) and descending to Trongsa with a short stop at Chendebji Chorten en route.

    Overnight at the lodge in Tongsa, which we will reach in the late afternoon. In the evening we will visit Ta Dzong and Tongsa town.

    Day 5: Trongsa- Jakar(Bumthang)

    Morning visit to Tongsa Dzong, the largest fortress in Bhutan. The foundations of this imposing edifice were laid down in 1543 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal’s great grandfather, and the Zhabdrung himself completed the work in 1648. Both the first and second kings of Bhutan ruled the country from this ancient seat of power over central and eastern Bhutan.

    We then proceed to Bumthang, one of the most spectacular valleys in Bhutan and also the holy heartland of Buddhism. Our journey of about 3 hours takes us up over a high mountain pass and then down through coniferous forest to our destination. After lunch we walk around the town and also visit some of the holy temples for which Bumthang is famous, including the 7th century Jambey Lhakhang, and Kurje Lhakhang, highly revered as a meditation place of Bhutan’s “patron saint”, Guru Rinpoche. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.

    Day 6: Bumthang –Gorsum (18km, 6-7 hrs)

    After breakfast Access Bhutan transport will take us up to the starting point for our trek, just beyond Kurje Lhakhang. Our trail runs upstream along the Chamkhar Chu, a river known for its richness in trout. We camp overnight at 3,120m.

    Day 7: Gorsum- Lungsum (12km, 5 hours)

    Today’s walk takes us through dense forests of spruce, hemlock, cypress, juniper and maple trees. The trail is rather muddy and ascends gradually to our campsite at 3,160m.

    Day 8: Lungsum- Tshochenchen (15km, 6-7 hours)

    The path ascends gradually through dense vegetation to Tshochenchen (3,400m) where we camp overnight. 

    Day 9: Tshochenchen – Dhur Tshachu (17km, 7 hours)

    We trek uphill from Tshochenchen to Juli-la pass (4,400m). On a clearday, there is a good view of the surrounding mountains from here. After crossing the pass, we walk downhill till reaching our campsite at 3,300m. Musk deer, Himalayan bears and blue sheep may be seen en route.

    Day 10: Dhur Tsha Chu Rest Day

    After late breakfast relax in the hot springs or hike around the camp area.

    Day 11: Dhur Tshachu – Tshochenchen (17km, 7 hours)

    Start early on the trek back up to Juli-la pass, from which we descend gradually to the campsite at Tshochenchen (3,400m).

    Day 12: Tshochenchen – Gorsum(18km, 6 hours)

    Another early start, as we walk right through to Gorsum today. The path descends gradually through dense forest, and may be rather muddy in places after Lungsum. We camp overnight at Gorsum (3,120m).

    Day 13: Gorsum – Dhur (motor road) – Bumthang(9km, 3 hours)

    The trail follows the Chamkhar Chu, descending gradually to Dhur village, where Access Bhutan transport will meet us and drive us to our Bumthang lodge. Leisure time after lunch. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.

    Day 14: Bumthang – Wangduephodrang

    In the morning we explore Bumthang valley, visiting Jakar Dzong and Tamshing Lhakhang. Later we drive to Wangduephodrang . Overnight at the hotel in Wangdue.

    Day 15:Wangduephodrang/Punakha – Thimphu

    After breakfast, visit the impressive Wangdue Dzong, situated at the junction of the Mo Chu and Tang Chu rivers, and also take a stroll around the market area visiting local shops.

    Then drive to Bhutan’s old capital Punakha to see Punakha Dzong (1637), a superb example of Bhutanese architecture. Damaged over the centuries by fire, earthquake and floods, the dzong has in recent years been superbly restored.

    Drive to Thimphu in the late afternoon, and after dinner take an evening stroll around the town. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

     Day 16:Thimphu – Paro

    Morning sightseeing in Thimphu. We will visit handicrafts shops which stock a wide range of Bhutan’s fine traditional arts and crafts, including hand-woven textiles in silk and cotton, dance masks, ceramics, basket ware, silver jewelry, and delicately executed thangkha paintings. We will also visit the National Library, the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students learn the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan, and the National Institute of Traditional Medicine (outside only).

    After lunch we drive to Paro, where we will have time for sightseeing in town and also a visit to a traditional Bhutanese farm house, to gain an insight into the lifestyle of the local people. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

    Day 17: Depart Paro

    After early breakfast, your Bhutan travel guide from Access Bhutan Tours & Treks will see you off at the Paro airport for onward journey.

     

  • Gangtey Trek
    “Itinerary can becustomized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro(1.2 hours)

    On arrival at Paro airport, ourrepresentative will transfer you to Thimphu. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu. Altitute:2400m

    Day 02: Paro

    After breakfast visit Paro Dzong(fortress) built is 1646. It houses the district monastic body and most of thegovernment administrative offices,and also visit National Museum ,DrukgyelDzong  and Kichu Lhakhang. In the eveningdrive towards Thimphu, this takes 2 hours’ drive to reach Thimphu. Overnight,stay at a hotel in Thimphu.

    Day 3: Thimphu-Gangtey

    After breakfast, visit nationalmemorial chorten, Tashichoddzong, national library and institute of ZorigChusum(painting school) in Thimphu. After lunch, drive for about 5 hours toGangtey. Enroute, cross Dochula pass (3088m) and drive by Wangdiphodrang Dzong. Overnight at camp/farmhouse,Gangtey.

     Day 04: Gangtey -Gogona (16km, 6-7 hours) (trek Start)

    The trek begins with upwards walkthrough meadows and fields, ascending to Tsele La pass (3,400m) where we stop forlunch and after lunch we will gradually walk through dense forests. After ashort climb, we will reach Gogona village. The people of Gogona were originallynomads and they speak a language called Bjopkha (language of nomads). Overnight,stay at camp in gogona village. 

    Day 05: Gogona-Khotokha(17km, 6-7 hours)

    The second day trek start aboveGogona village, climbing into a forest of firs, oak, spruce, rhododendron,cypress and junipers, the climb leads us up to Shobju-la pass (3,400m). Thendown to the wide valley of Khotokha, where the people of Sha (Wangduephodrangdistrict) come in summer to graze their animals. Overnight camp will be atkhotokha

    Day 06: Khotokha-Wangduephodrang. (12km, 5 hours)

    A trek takes us to a pass, fromwhich the path descends steeply through ever- changing vegetation till we reachthe Bridge at Wangduephodrang (Chazam). The trek ends here. Overnigh stay athotel in Wangduephodrang.

    Day 07: WangduePhodrang –Thimphu

    After breakfast drive towards Punakhaand visit the Punakha Dzong, built in 1637, consider as second oldest dzong inthe country. It is built in between two rivers, Female River and Male River.Visit Chimi lhakhang built in 1649 by the Lama Ngawang Chogyal. After reachingThimphu visit few best tourist sights. In the Evening freely stroll around themarkets for your last minute shopping.

    Day 08: Departure

    After early breakfast drive to Paroairport for flight to onward destination.

     

     

     

  • Jomolhari Yaksa Trek
    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro (1.2 hrs)

    On arrival in Paro, you will be received by our representative and transfer to Thimphu. Check-in to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit memorial chorten and Buddha Point. Evening you will visit Tashichho Dzong, which house the throne room of His Majesty the king. Overnight: Thimphu.  Altitude: 2400m.

    Day 2: Thimphu-Paro

    After breakfast, checkout from the hotel. Visit school of Arts and Crafts and nearby National Library. Later, explore craft bazaar of Thimphu city and handicraft emporium before proceeding to Paro. Late lunch in Paro. After lunch visit National Museum. Visit 17th century Paro Dzong. Evening stroll old Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. Overnight: Paro Altitude: 2200m.

    Day 03: Paro Sightseeing

    Early morning after our breakfast, hike to Tiger’s Nest Temple (Paro Taktsang). The hike to Tiger’s Nest will take most of our day.  This is the most revolted temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro valley at 900m above the valley. Enroute visit Kichu lhakhang and Drugyal Dzong. Evening at leisure.

    Day 4: Paro – Shana (Trek Start-15km, 6hr, 2800m)

    Our trek starts from Drugyel Dzong at 2500m following the Paro Chu upstream through the village of Tshento on a dirt road for about an hour.  We will have lunch in a friend’s house on the trail.  Just before reaching our camp, we will have to pass through an army check post, where your guide will produce your trekking permit.

    Day 5: Shana to Thangthangkha(21km,8hr,3630m)

    The trail from Shana to Thangthangkha is a very rocky series of small ups and downs along the Paro Chu and can be very muddy if it rains. About 2 ½ hours into the trek, you will come at a junction where a trail branches to go to Tibet. Don’t go to Tibet!

    Day 6:  Thangthangkha to Jangothang(16km,6hr,4090m)

    Today you will come across small sparse settlements, and herds of yaks. You will also be crossing the tree line (4000m). Our camp at Jangothang will bring us face to face with the majestic Chomolhari. Jangothang means the land of ruins; you will see ruins of some old settlements, which no one seems to know much about. 

    Day 07: Jangothang halt

    Acclimatization and rest day. A good optional hike is to climb to the Tshophu Lake at 4300m, which is about 2h from Jangothang.

    Day 08: Jangothang – Yaksa(17km,7hr,4090m)

    Pass to cross: Bongtey La, 4820m. Sleeping altitude: 3800m. 2 hours from Jangothang is the Tshophu Lake, which you probably visited yesterday. From the lake, it’s another 2 hours to the pass. Climbing up to the pass, we will be rewarded with stunning views of the Chomolhari and Jichu Drakey. From the pass, it’s all the way downhill until our camp at Yaksa.

    Day 9: Yaksa – Thombu(14km,5hr,4150m)

    Pass to cross: Thombu La, 4550m. Climbing out of Yaksa, you will see the few houses that make up the Yaksa village across the valley and the pass you came over yesterday. About 2 hours of gradual climbing and you will cross the tree line, entering another valley. The pass is 1 hours climb from here. From the pass, you can see the yak herders grazing grounds of Thombu, our camp. On a clear day, you can even see some houses in Tibet.

    Day 10: Thombu – Gunitsawa(17k,6hr, 2600m)
    A short steep climb will take us out of the Thombu basin, traversing along a trail cut into a rocky cliff with a dizzying drop. 4 hours of steep and dusty descent (1 ½ k of vertical descent) will bring us to the army check post that we crossed on the first day of our trek. Our camp is a further 2 hours downstream from the army camp.

    Day 11: Gunitsawa – Paro (Trek end -10k, 4hr)
    Last day of our trek. We are back tracing the trail now. Very soon Drugyal Dzong will come into view where our transport will be waiting. Lunch in Paro. After lunch relax at our hotel and evening explore the charming Paro town. Overnight: Paro.

    Day 12: Departure

    After the breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. Carry smile on your face, eyes with tears and memories unlimited. Tour staffs will bid you farewell at the airport departure gate.


  • Laya Lingzhi Trek

    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro

    On arrival in Paro our representative will receive you and transfer you to your assigned hotel. After lunch, visit the National museum which has all range of collections ranging from prehistory of Bhutan. Visit Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use. Continue further to stroll around the old Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. Overnight in Paro, altitude 2200m.

    Day 2: Paro Sightseeing

    Morning drive to the base for the hike to Tiger’s Nest, the most revered temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro valley. Most of the day will go on the hike. Evening, if you have the energy and time, visit the Kichu Lakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan which marks the beginning of Buddhism in the country.
    Overnight: Paro

    Day 3: Paro to Gunitasawa to Thangthangkha (22km, 9hr, 3600m)

    Morning drive to the starting point of the trek. The road ends at the ruins of Drugyel Dzong and a small dirt road starts from there. Before our trek used to start from here but now as the dirt road goes very close to the first day of the camp to we drive all the way up. Follow the Paro Chu upstream through the village of Tshento and a small school. The road ends at the army check post, where your guide will produce your trekking permit. Our trekking crew will be waiting for you and get your bags packed for the trek. Cross the suspension bridge and follow the stream upwards crossing your first camp Shana. The trail is very rocky series of small ups and downs along the Paro Chu and it can be very muddy if it rains. There are few houses on the other side of the river as the trek begins. About 3 hours into the trek, you will come at a junction where a trail branches to go to Tibet, but don’t go to Tibet. Cross the small bridge and have lunch, after the lunch the trail can get pretty tiring. Finally once you cross the last bridge you will reach your camp site. On a clear day you will be able to see the trip of the Mt. Jumolhari.

    Day 4: Thangthangkha to Jangothang (16km, 6 hr, 4100m)

    Today you will come across small sparse settlements, and herds of yaks. You will also be crossing the tree line (4000m). Shortly you will be coming across a small army checkpoint and the valley slowly opens up with few settlements just before the camp site. You will get to see one of the remote schools of Bhutan. Our camp at Jangothang will bring us face to face with the majestic Mt. Juomolhari. You will see ruins of some old settlements, which no one seems to know much about.

    Day 5: Halt

    Acclimatization and rest day. Early morning you will be greeted with majestic Mt. Jumolhari over looking at you. A good optional hike is to climb to the Tshophu Lake at 4300m, which is about 2 hrs hike from the camp. After lunch relax or could got for another hike to see the glacier at the base of Mt. Jumolhari, which will take about another 2 hrs. Both the hikes offer a good opportunity to see herds of blue sheep.

    Day 6: Jangothang to Lingshi(17Km,7Hr,4000m)
    Heading uphill from Jangothang we cross the first of the many passes. As you start climbing up the view of Mt. Jumolhari and Mt. Jichu Drakey behind you is spectacular. 4 hours of uphill climbing will take you over the very windy Nyele La pass at 4900m. Scree makes it a little tricky to go down the pass on the other side. The descend is steep till we arrive the lunch spot. After 30 mins of walk from lunch point, Lingshi dzong will soon be visible in a distance located at a hilltop. The final descend through thick rhododendrons bushes for 30 mins will lead you to the campsite, which is just before arriving Lingshi village (60 houses). It’s better to camp in the valley by the small stream.

    Day 7: Lingshi to Chebisa(12km,4hr,3880m)

    Morning you will be greeted by Mt. Jichu Drakey and Mt. Tshering gang. Since today’s hike will not be as long, we can afford to wander around a bit. Enroute we can take a short detour to visit the Lingshi dzong, built on a commanding hill by the Shabdrung in the 1600s. About 3 hours into our trek is the dramatic village of Gangyul with 20 houses, surrounded by a natural amphitheatre of cliffs and guarded by Tsheringang Mountain.  Our camp is in windy Chebisa, a small village with 25 storey stone houses located in a small beautiful valley.

    Day 8: Chebisa to Shakaypasa( 16km,6hr,3900m)

    Morning walk around the village and meet the locals. 2 hours of steep climbing from Chebisa will get you over the Goku La pass at 4350m. It’s quite a challenging climb but the view behind you is beautiful and you won’t realize the hardship. From the pass we descend into a rhododendron filled valley, and continue past some yak herder camps to Shakaypasa. Your camp is near a small stream.

    Day 9|: Shakaypasa to Tsheringyangu (17km, 6hr, 4000m)

    The starting of the hike is quite nice and easy with a slow climb and after 3 hours you will be crossing Jari La pass at 4800m. From the pass, it’s all the way downhill into the picturesque valley of Tsharijatha where herds of takin (the national animal of Bhutan) are normally seen in the summers. Then descend from the pass for 2 hours till you reach the bridge is quite challenging with loose sand and stones. From here a small climb will take us to our camp at Tsheringyangu. You might meet some Layaps around this place.

    Day 10: Tsheingyangu to Limithang (18m, 7hr, 3900m)

    Snow Leopard country. Being highly elusive animals, it is very rare to spot one but their paw marks can be seen occasionally. Starting early, a strenuous hike will get us over the Sinchey La, the highest pass on your trek. 5 hrs of uphill at 5000mts high pass and harsh cold weather could be very challenging. Once you reach the pass, the breathtaking view of the mountain peaks is worth the challenge. Descending to Limithang we’ll see the snow covered peak of Gangchenta (6840m) and the glacially carved Gangchenta valley. Gangchenta means Great Tiger Mountain. As you descend through the rocky trail, after more than an hour you will be seeing a beautiful glacier lake with an abandoned house made out of stone.

    Day 11: Limithang to Laya (10km, 5hr, 3800m)

    Morning you will be seeing Gangchenta right behind your camp. After breakfast, follow the small stream coming from the Gangchenta glacier lake. Today is one of the easiest hike requiring very little climb. Just need to follow the valley towards south crossing few small streams. Since you are nearing Laya, we will come across Layaps going to tend to their yaks. We will be entering Laya from the west, through narrow cobble stone paths between houses, to camp in the wheat field near the school. Laya is the biggest village you will be crossing with around 120 houses.

    Day 12: Rest day (Explore Laya)

    Morning could walk around the village and meet the locals. It’s quite a happening village. There is a small school so could pay a visit too. If you are interested to go for longer hikes, could hike (1 hr) to Longola, which offers beautiful view of the mountain peaks including Masagang and a small village at the other side. On the way you will see a small lake where Yaks will be grazing and could spot some Blue Sheep. Back to camp for lunch. Afternoon relax in your camp.

    Day 13: Laya to Koina (16km,6hr,3100m)

    Start your hike through the village. 2 hours downhill from Laya is Taktsimakhang, a small army check post. Little further from the army camp the trail branches into two, a small trail towards left is to go to Lunana, for the Snowman trek. Do not go left as you are still not ready/fit for the snowman. Follow the river crossing few small bridges with some easy climbs and descend finally descending to Koina valley. The trail is quite bad and confusion due to flash flood few years ago so at time you have to make a small detour. Camp by the small river side. Koina has often been described as the worst camp site in Bhutan, especially when it rains.

    Day 14: Koina to Gasa to Punakha (15km, 5hr)

    Junipers and spruce give way to pine trees. The circular Gasa dzong can be seen as you as you climb down the very rocky trail. Due to its remoteness Gasa province was the last province to be connected with road. Our trek ends here and our trekking crew will wave us goodbye at Kabina. Drive to Punakha (4 Hrs) through Damji and Kabina village. As the road is new so it’s still not complete and not in good condition but the drive is very beautiful. Upon arrival, relax in the hotel and enjoy the view from your hotel. Overnight in Punakha| Altitude: 1350m

    Day 15: Punakha – Thimphu (2.5 Hrs)

    If you are staying in hotel Meri Puensum, hotel Zandopelri or hotel Densa, early morning it will be a treat to walk up to the hilltop to visit the nunnery and interact with the nuns and enjoy the magnificent view of Punkha and Wangdi valley. Later after breakfast drive to visit Punakha Dzong (fortress), which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. This is a must to see fortress in Bhutan and a fine example of Bhutanese rich Art and Architecture. Later taka a nice hike through the paddy field and old village to visit Chimi Lakhang, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus. After lunch, start your drive for Thimphu crossing over Dochula pass (3200 mts). If the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular breath taking view of the highest mountain peaks of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. Take a break and walk around the newly built 108 stupas and continue your drive for the capital town, Thimphu. After 5 PM, if time permits, visit the fortress of Thimphu, Tashichho Dzong, which houses the throne of the king. Evening walk around the happening town, the largest and the most crowded town in Bhutan.Overnight: Thimphu. Altitude: 2300m

    Day 16: Thimphu – Paro (1.5 Hrs)
    Morning visit the happening weekend market (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) where the locals from the surrounding villages come to sell their produce. They sell their goods and in return they buy their basic necessities. In olden days, bata system was practiced by everyone. Visit the traditional Hand Made Paper Mill. Visit the School of Arts and Crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan. Visit Folk Heritage Museum which explains how a traditional house used to be like in the olden days. Later visit the National Library which houses the collection of Bhutanese rich religious text and the contemporary Buddhism teachings from master all around the world. Visit the Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King. This place now happens to be a get together point for the elderly people, who spend their whole day chanting prayers and meeting their friends. Drive further up to visit the largest and the newly built statue of Buddha offering magnificent view of entire Thimphu valley. Later drive back to Paro. Hot stone bath available at an additional cost. Farewell dinner with your guide.
    Overnight: Paro

    Day 17: Departure
    Morning transfer (15 mins) to the airport for your departure flight. Your guide will bid you farewell at the airport.

  • Samtengang Winter Trek
    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 1: Arrival in Paro-Thimphu (1.2 hours)

    Flight to Paro offers panoramic views of the highest mountains of the world and other Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Mt. Chomolhari and Mt. Jichudrakey in Bhutan are simply awesome. On arrival in Paro you will be received by our representative and transfer to Thimphu. Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan. On arrival, check into your hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit Memorial Chorten built in the memory of our late 3rd king and further drive to Buddha viewpoint to visit largest Buddha statue in the world. Evening relax at your hotel or explore the charming city. Overnight in Thimphu. Altitude: 2400m.

    Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing

    After our leisurely breakfast, we will explore city more, visit Changgangkha Lhakhang, Takin’s mini Zoo, Painting school, national library, folk heritage museum, textile museum and handmade paper factory are some of the sightseeing that you can see in Thimphu. In the evening we will visit Tashichho Dzong, fortress which houses the throne room of His Majesty the king and summer resident for central monk body. Overnight in Thimphu.

    Day 03: Thimphu – Punakha (2.5 hrs)

    We will checkout from the hotel and drive to Punakha over Dochula pass at 3050m. If the weather permits we can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. After our packaged lunch we will visit Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. One can also visit Souvenir making center and evening hike to Khamsum Yulay Namgyal Chorten, which will take about 45 mins to reach on the top, evening back to the nearby Amankora Lodge. Soak yourself with the mix cultural land of the tiny Himalayan kingdom. Overnight in Punakha. Altitude: 1350m.

    Day 04: Punakha – Limukha (Trek start-9kms, 4hrs, 2220m)

    Drive till Punakha Dzong. The trek starts upstream from the Dzong, over the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan (180m) across the Pho Chhu. Climb gently on the left side of the Pho Chhu through terraced fields of mustard and winter wheat. The Punakha valley is low enough to enable two harvests, so there are plenty of activities in the fields in the winter months. The valley also produces fruits like banana and oranges. A stop to visit the village of Dompala can be organized depending on group’s choice. Overnight: Camping.

    Day 05: Limukha – Chungsakha (10kms, 4 hrs, 1850m)

    Today your day start with leaving camp climb steeply (150m) up to a small ridge (2370m) through a cold dense forest from which day’s climb is visible. Cross this ridge and descend steeply into a small side valley where a small stream is crossed. The trail is surrounded by beautiful birdsong and oak and rhododendron forest follow an unclear trail covered by slippery leaches. Overnight: Camping.

    Day 06: Chungskha – Samtengang (4kms, 3hrs, 2050m)

    The trail now takes you through the village of Sha Wangdi. Sun reaches camp late. Descend to the road in 45min and find a suspension bridge crossing the Bae Chhu at 1500m. The road leads to the slate mines of Tsheshinang at the end of the valley. The trail goes through small deeply eroded gorges which will be very slippery in the rain. December the Daphne flower is already starting to flower. Camp at Samtengang at the lake side. Overnight:Camping.

    Day 07: Samtengang – Tika Zam (Bridge) - Wangdue (Trek end-3kms, 1hr, 1350m).

    The trail starting near camp descends steeply through endless agricultural fields heading into the valley of the Dang Chhu. The road will be reached next to the bridge at Tika Zam (1555m). Drive till Wangdiphodrang and lunch at Tourist lodge. Evening we will relax at our hotel. Overnight in Wangdue.

    Day 08: Wangdue-Paro (4.5 hrs).

    Retrace the drive back to Paro over the Dochula. In Paro visit the National Museum, the first of its kind which has a collection from natural history to religious paintings. Visit 17th century Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use. Evening stroll old Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. One can also venture to try local restaurant for dinner Overnight in Paro. Altitude: 2200m.

    Day 09: Paro sightseeing.

    The day starts with a visit to the National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Here, an intriguing collection of artifacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. Just a short walk downhill lays the dominating Paro Dzong, fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, the tour crosses Nyamai Zampa, a traditional cantilever bridge, and guests are then driven to the town. Paro options include picturesque picnic spots or, perhaps, a visit to a traditional farmhouse to lunch with the family. In the afternoon, hike up to view one of Bhutan’s most revered monuments, the Taktshang Goemba, more commonly referred to as the “Tiger’s Nest”. The four-hour trek offers spectacular views of this sacred monastery perched on a cliff face 900m above the valley floor. Overnight in Paro.

    Day 10: Departure.

    The tour will end today. After the breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. Tour staffs will bid you farewell at the airport departure gate. See you again in future!

     

     

  • Snowman Trek

    “Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”

    Day 01 : Arrive Paro

    On arrival at Paro airport, received by our representative and transfer to Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital town. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

    Day 02 : Thimphu

    Full day city tour, visit to; Memorial Chorten, Trashichho dzong, National Library, Art School, Traditional Medicine Institute, Handicrafts Emporium and Textile and Folk Heritage Museum. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

    Day 03 : Thimphu to Punakha / Tashithang

    Drive to Punakha via Dochula pass (3,050m), through magnificent forest of rhododendron and magnolia. From the pass one can have the panoramic view of eastern Himalayan peaks and enticing view of Lunana route, Picnic lunch at Punakha by the rivrside. Enjoy the view of Punakha Dzong, built in 1637 during the time of  Shabdrung. The Dzong is now used as the winter residence of monk body and administrative centre of the district. After lunch drive on to Tashithang following the Mo Chu river. Camp at Tashithang at the end of the road at alt. 1,600m.

    Day 04 : Tashithang to Damji

    The trek starts by the riverside, following a wellmade path through semi tropical forest. This part of the area is quite wet and one has to be careful of leeches. Also for flower lovers there is abundant on wild orchids here. The day walk is fairly gentle climbing upto Damji village. Camp at Damji at alt. 2,250m, walking time 5/6 hours.

    Day 05 : Damji to Gasa

    The path continues through semi-tropical forests and villages upto Gasa Tsachu (hot spring). The Tsachu is a famous place where people from all over the country come to have bath, due to its curative powers. Here there are four pools of different temperature from mild to hot. Hot lunch will be served close to spring. After lunch two hours stiff clib to Gasa Dzong. Camp below the Dzong at alt. 2,900m. Walking time 6/7 hours.

    Day 06 : Gasa to Chamsa

    After breakfast, visit the Dzong, which was built in 17th century, to protect the valley against Tibetan invaders. The path starts with stiff climb upto Bele la pass (3,700m) through bamboo, rhododendron, juniper and fir forests. Then descend for about half an hour to camp at Chamsa at alt. 3,650m. Walking time 6/7 hours.

    Day 07 : Chamsa to Laya

    The trail starts by descending to the bank of Mo Chu river. Lunch will be served at the side of bridge, across the river. After lunch climb gradually to Laya crossing the army camp. Overnight camp at alt. 3,800m. Walking time 8/9 hours.

    Day 08 : Rest day at Laya

    One can go around the villages, visiting houses and the people. Laya people are very friendly and will happily pose for photographs. Women of Laya wear a special dress and typical bamboo hats, decorated with turquoise and silver ornaments. Cultural evening with dances performed by local girls.

    Day 09 : Laya to Rhodophu

    From Laya  descend to army camp and continue following the river till the turn off point to Rhodophu. After lunch continue the climb through rhododendron bushes till reach the camp at alt. 4,350m. Walking time 8/9 hours.

    Day 10 : Rhodophu to Tarina

    Today is the longest day of the trip and it is important to start early. Start at about 5 a.m. by climbing to Tsimola (4,700m). After crossing the first pass and the little summit, one can have superb view of Lunana, Mt. Chomolhari and Mt. Jichu Drake.

    The path is flat for another four hours till climb to Ganglapachung pass (5,080m) is started. The view from the path is breathtaking and whole range of mountains including Masagang, Tsendegang, Teri gang can be seen. After the path, it is very long descent to Tarina valley. Camp at alt. 3,980m. Walking time 10/11 hours.

    Day 11 : Tarina to Woche

    The walk leads down through conifer forests following the upper reaches of the Pho chu river. The trail then climbs over a ridge and drops to Woche at 3,800m, the first village after Gasa. Camp at alt. 3,800m. Walking time 6/7 hours.

    Day 12 : Woche to Lhedi

    The trek starts through juniper and fir forests and further ahead through rhododendron bushes. Climb upto Keche la pass (4,480m) where one can have the great view of mountains. After the pass, descend to the riverside walking through the village with stunning view of Table Mountains and others. Follow up the river till Lhedi village, which is one of the main sources of Pho Chu river. Camp at alt. 3,650m.

    Day 13 : Lhedi to Thanza

    The trek continues following the river, rising gradually to Choejong village. After lunch, visit the Choejung village walking towards the wide valley. Cross the bridge to reach Thanza camp at alt. 4,000m, walking time 7/8 hours.

    Day 14 : Rest day at Thanza

    One can walk around or climb the ridge for fascinating view of lakes and mountains.

    Day 15 : Thanza to Tshorim

    The trek starts by climbing the ridge, with great view of the Table Mountain and Thanza valley below. The ridge alt. Is 4,500m and it rises gradually up-to 4,650m. After lunch walk upwards the left side of the bridge enjoying the view of snowcapped mountains. Further after climbing ridges, you reach the camp site of Tshorim at alt. 5,125m, walking time 8/9 hours.

    Day 16 : Tashorim to Gangkar Puensum Base Camp

    This is one of the highlights of the trip and day starts with a short climb to the Tashorim Lake. Walk on the side of the lake enjoying the panormic view of Gophula ranges. The last climb to the Guphola pass (5,230m) is very short. After the pass descend to the base camp, walking along the ridge and enjoying the great view of Gangkar Puensum. If interested, one can divert to the left side to climb up the pyramid peak for a better view or you can go down to base camp nearby Sha Chu at the alt. of 4,970m, walking time 6/7 hours.

    Day 17 : Gangkar Puensum base camp

    Rest day at the base camp enjoying the great view.

    Day 18 : Gangkar Puensum Base Camp to Geshe Woma

    The trek is not yet over. The trail further follows the Sha Chu and descends gradually to Geshe Woma at alt. of 4,200m, walking time 6/7 hours.

    Day 19 : Geshe Woma to Warathang

    The path continues following Sha Chu for two and half hours until the stiff climb to Sakala begins. Visibility along the Sakala trail is poor so one must see top of the ridge for guidance. Lunch nearby a yak herder’s camp. After  that climb up to Sakala pass at alt. 4,800m. Later descend to the lakes and another short ascent is stunning. Scenery once again is beautiful with small lakes and the mountain peaks. Camp at the alt. of 4,000m, walking time 8/9 hours.

    Day 20 : Warathang to Dur Tshachu

    A short half-hour climb leads the Juelela pass (4,400m). After the pass, descend to the riverside through dense rhododendron, juniper and conifer forests. After the bridge a short climb leads to dur Tshachu hot spring, where Guru Padsambhava is supposed to have taken bath in the 8th hot spring, walking time 5 hours.

    Day 21 : Dur Tshachu to Tshochenchen

    From the spring, it is a long and steady climb again with great views of the mountain is Lunana. You also come across blue lakes and yak herders camp at alt. 3,850m, walking time 8/9 hours.

    Day 22 : Tshochenchen to Dru to Bumthang (Jakar)

    This is the last day of the trek where you change from yak to pack ponies. The path follows the Chamkhar Chu descending gradually with few climbs. The trek ends when you arrive at Dur village where transport will pick you up and drive to Bumthang. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.

    Day 23 : Bumthang

    Bumthang is the general name given to combination of four valleys to Chumey, Choekhor, Tang and Ura with altitude varying from 2,600m to 4,000m. It is home to many of prominent Buddhist temples and monasteries.Visit to Tamshing Lhakhang, the treasure house of interesting religious Buddhist paintings. Then visit, Jakar Dzong, the administrative centre of the valley. Afternoon visit Kurje Lhakhang, one of the most sacred places. Later visit Jambay Lhakhang, the ancient monastery dating from the introduction of Buddhism in the country.Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.Evening visit to local shops. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang.

    Day 24 : Bumthang to Trongsa (68 km, 3 hours)

    The crown prince of Bhutan traditionally becomes the Penlop (governor) of Trongsa prior to crowned as king. Trongsa Dzong built in 1648 is the master piece of Bhutanese architecture, which has been traditional home of all four kings of Bhutan before they crowned as King. Standing above this fortress is Ta Dzong, which once guarded this place from internal rebellion and provides visitor more insight into the historical significance of Trongsa in Bhutan’s history. Overnight at the lodge in Trongsa.

    Day 25 : Trongsa to Paro (250 km, 7 hours)

    Morning drive to Paro en-route visiting Wangduephodrang and local market. This place is also famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.

    Overnight at the hotel in Paro..

    Day 26 : Paro

    After breakfast visit Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. Originally built as Watch Tower since 1967 it is acting as the National Museum of the country and holding fascinating collection of art, artifacts, thangkha paintings and Bhutan’s exquisite postage stamps. Then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong which has a long and fascinating history.

    After lunch drive north of Paro valley to ruins of Drukgyel Dozng. From this fort Bhutanese repelled several invasions by Tibetan armies. Nearby visit traditional Bhutanese Farm House which offers good insight into lifestyle of local people.

    While return to Paro town visit enroute Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom.

    Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

    Day 27 : Paro depart

    After breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.


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