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Bhutan Adventure Trip 12 Days – US$2900 per person

Day 01 Arrive From Delhi/Katmandu/Bangkok To Paro, Bhutan
Arrive Paro, Bhutan From Delhi, Katmandu Or Bangkok. During The Flight, You Will Experience Breathtaking Views Of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga And Other Himalayan Peaks Like The Sacred Mt. Jhumolhari & Jichu Drake In Bhutan. On Arrival You Will Be Received By The Representative Of Excursion to Himalayas TEAM-BHUTAN. Overnight Paro, Hotel.

Day 02Day Excursion To Taktsang Monastry
Morning, Hike To The Famous Taktsanga Popularly Known As Tiger’s Nest Monastery. This Magical Monastery Clings To Vertical Granite Cliff 3000 M. Above The Valley Floor. Legend Says That Guru Padmasambhava Flew Here On The Back Of A Tigress Hence The Name To Meditate. The Tigress Was Actually His Favorite Consort, Yeshey Tsogyal, Whom He Transformed Into A Flying Tigress For The Purpose Of His Journey.

Afternoon, Visit The 7th Century Kiychu Monastery, The National Museum And Paro Dzong. O/N Paro, Hotel.

Day 03 Paro – Jeledzong (Trek Begins)
Distance Is 6-7 Km. – Altitude 8500 Ft. The Trek Trail Is Rather Gradual Till The Weather Is Clear The Paro Valley Can Be Seen With The Snow-Capped Mountains. O/N Camp.

Day 04 Jeledzong – Jangchulakha
Distance – 10 Km. Altitude – 9500 Ft. The Trek Begins An Hour & A Half Climb And Ascends Gradually Up. The Trail Takes You Through A Thick Alpine Forest And Rhododendrons Trees. You May See Yaks Around The Campsite. O/N Camp.

Day 05 Jangchulakha – Simkota
Distance – 11 Km. Alt. – 11500 Ft. The Trail Takes You Through Dwarf Rhododendron Trees And Then Pass By The Lake Of Janetso. Today You May Come Across Some Yak Herders Camp And You Can Really Have A Look As How These People Live. Camp Is Close To Simkota Lake Filled With Trout. O/N Camp.

Day 06 Simkota – Phajoding
Distance – 10 Km. Alt. – 9500 Ft. Today You Begin With A Gradual Climb And If The Weather Permits You Will Have A Beautiful Views Of Mt. Gangkar Punsum The Highest In Bhutan And Also Other Himalayan Mountains. The Slow Descends Will Reach You At Phajoding Cafeteria. O/N Camp.

Day 07 Phajoding – Thimphu
Distance – 7-8 Km. Alt. – 8050 Ft. The Trek To Thimphu Is All The Way Down Through A Forested Area Of Mostly Blue Pine. Taking Leisurely You Will Reach In About 3 Hours. O/N Thimphu, Hotel.

Day 08 Thimphu – Sightseeing
Full Day Sightseeing In And Around Thimphu Valley, The Largest And Capital City Of Bhutan.

Some Of The Attractions Include;

  • Purchase World’s Most Beautiful Postage Stamps, Collector’s Items And Postcards At Face Value From General Post Office Which Is Right Next To Bhutan National Bank.
  • Visit Arts And Crafts School Where One Can See Young Children At Work.
  • Visit Traditional Medicine Institute Where The Ancient Healing Arts Are Still Practiced.
  • Visit Memorial Chorten Built In 1974 To Honour Memory Of Late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, Popularly Known As The Father Of Modern Bhutan. A Multi-Storied Stupa That Will Introduce You To The Vitality Of Tantric Buddhism.
  • Observe Traditional Paper Making From Daphnia And Edgeworthia Shrub To The Finished Product And Purchase Some Beautiful Writing Sets From The Factory.
  • Visit Botanical Garden (Zoo) Where One Can See Takin, The National Wild Animal Of Bhutan.
  • Downtown Thimphu On Foot Visiting Handicrafts Emporium And Other Arts & Crafts Stores. Buy Stunning Kiras Which Can Be Used As Bed Covers Or Wall Decoration, Jewelleries And Many More.

O/N Thimphu, Hotel

Day 09 Thimphu – Gangtey/Phobjikha
After Breakfast drive Leisurely towards Gangtey And Phobjikha Valley. Phobjikha Valley Has Been declared As The First Eco-Tourism Destination Of Bhutan By The Royal Society For Protection Of Nature (Rspn). The Valley Falls Under The Black Mountain Natural Park. Phobjikha Valley Is The Winter Home To Rare And Endangered Black Necked Cranes (Grus Nigricllis) Which Migrate In Large Folks To Bhutan From Tibet & Sikang, Yunnan And Tonkin In Eastern China By Late November. For Centuries The Cranes Have Captured The Human Imagination With Their Intelligence, Poise, Sociality, Beauty And Freedom, Which Have Given Rise To Several Myths, Legends, Folktales And Songs. In 2009 There Were About 250 Cranes And The Numbers Vary Each Year. By Mid February, The Cranes Fly Back Across The Himalayas To Their Summer Homes In Tibet And China. Besides Cranes, There Are Lot’s Of Other Wild Animals In The Surrounding Valleys Like Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Red Fox, Leopard And Many More.

Visit The Nature Education Center And Talk To The Experts There. Visit The Cranes Roosting Area. Visit The Carpet Factory And The Sacred Gangtey Monastery Which Dominates The Valley. Overnight Gangtey At Hotel.

Day 10 Gangtey – Bumthang
The Drive To Trongsa Takes Approximately 3 – 4 Hrs.. It Takes You Across Across Pelela Pass (3300 M.). The Famous Chendiji Chorten Is Situated At The Base Of The Hills.

En-Route Visit Trongsa Dzong, Ta Dzong (Fort Museum) And Have Lunch.

Afternoon, Transfer To Bumthang. Drive To Bumthang Takes 2-3 Hrs. Tales Of Great Guru Padmasambhava Dominates This Holy Valley. From The View Point You Can See The Jakar Dzong “The Castle Of White Bird”. Overnight Bumthang, Hotel

Day 11 Bumthang to Thimphu Via Flight:
This short flight from Bumthang to Paro is very scenic.This 30 Minutes flight gives you exhilarating wester Bhutan scene. Upon arrival you will be received by our team at the airport. Whole day leaser tour at Paro Town.

Day 12 See off


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