Bhutan Tour and Trek (10 days)

Bhutan Tour and Trek (10 days)

Day to Day Itinerary

Bhutan TrekDay 1 : Arrive Paro
Arrival in Paro & transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Paro.

Day 2 : Paro
Paro sightseeing, visit to Ta Dzong, built in 17th century as a watch tower for Paro Dzong.

Day 3 : Paro to Thimpu
Drive to Thimphu, the modern capital of Bhutan. About 7km before Thimphu, on a breezy hilltop rises Simtokha Dzong, Bhutan's most ancient fortress. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 4 : Thimpu to Tongsa
Drive to Tongsa via Dochula pass (3,100m). From this pass, on a clear day, one can have a superb view of the highest peaks in Bhutan such as Gangkar Puensum, table mountain, Jele Khang, Masagang, Gangchey Ta. Overnight in Tongsa.

Day 5 : Tongsa to Bumthang
Morning visit to striking Tongsa Dzong, ancestral abode of Bhutan's Royal family. Visit the Ta Dzong, built as watch tower to guard Tongsa Dzong. Overnight in Bumthang.

Day 6 : Bumthang to Ngang Lhakhang
The trek begins. Trek route follows the Chamkhar Chu river, coming across many villages and temples, meadows, forests Camp at the altitude of 2,900m.

Day 7 : Ngang Lhakhang to Ugyenchholing
A trail ascends gradually towards the Phephe la pass, walking through the forests of junipers, until you arrive at the pass at an altitude of 3,340m. Camp at the altitude of 2,850m.

Day 8 : Ugyenchholing - Bumthang
Morning walk up to the Ugyenchholing Dzong. Visit the Dzong and surrounding village, then drive to Jakar (Bumthang) following the Tang Chu river until arriving at main road. Overnight in Bumthang.

Day 9 : Bumthang - Punakha
Visit to Jambey Lhakhang, the monastery built in 7th century by Tibetan King, Songtsen Gembo, believed to be the re-incarnation of Buddha of compassion. Overnight in Paro.

Day 10 : Punakha - Paro
Arrive Paro by lunch time. Evening take a stroll around Paro market. Overnight in Paro.

Day 11 : Paro Depart
Drive to the airport for flight to onward destination after breakfast.

 


 

Trip Search

Contact Address

Champawati Tours & Travels
Z Street, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: +977 1 4700967, 4701967
E-mail: info@champawatitours.com
Web: www.tibettouroperator.com