• Trip Code BT02
  • From USD 1160
    USD 1160
  • 5 Days
  • Group Size(min)
    2
    • 1
    • 9
    Easy

    This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.

The heartland of the Drukpa people- is comprised of the Haa Valley, Paro Valley, Thimphu, Punakha Valley, Wangdue Phodrang and Phobjika Valley. This part of Bhutanis known for its stunning scenery with rice paddies and orchards, magnificent mountains, pristine rivers that flow through the main towns of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, and unique two-story houses with brightly painted window designs. We will cross the high passes such as Cheli La (3988m, 13,084ft.), Dochu La (3050m, 10,007ft.), Pele La (3300m, 10,825ft), from where we will enjoy the superb views of the mountains and the valleys.
 

Things to do

What's Included?

  • Airport pick up & drop off transportation as per itinerary
  • Bhutan Visa Fees
  • Bhutan Tourism Development Fund
  • An English speaking Bhutanese guide
  • 3 meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per itinerary
  • Twin/Double Sharing accommodation in Hotel Tent as per itinerary
  • Experienced driver
  • All entrance fees and permits
Things to do

What's not Included?

  • International Air fare
  • Single supplement charge
  • Drinking water
  • TIPS for staffs
  • Soft Drinks & Hard drinks
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Medical / Travel Insurance
  • Anything not specified in cost include section
Things to do

Brief itinerary

  • Day 1
    Arrival in Paro – Thimphu Valley Tour
  • Day 2
    Thimphu – Punakha
  • Day 3
    Punakha – Paro
  • Day 4
    Paro Sightseeing
  • Day 5
    Departure
  • Day 1
    Arrival in Paro – Thimphu Valley Tour

    Early morning flight to Bhutan (Please check the flight timing) Upon your arrival in Paro airport our guide will be there to welcome you and transfer to Thimphu. Lunch in the hotel and later drive pass by Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley offering a nice view of the valley. Enclosure where national animal, Takins are kept and drive to visit the largest and newly built statue of Buddha offering magnificent view of entire Thimphu valley.

  • Day 2
    Thimphu – Punakha

    Morning visit the traditional Hand Made Paper Mill, School of Arts and Crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan, Folk Heritage Museum, National Library and the Traditional Institute of Medicine. Drive to the Zilukha nunnery to meet the nuns and interact with them. Lunch in the town and drive to Punakha through Dochula pass (3200 mts) If the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. Walk around the 108 stupas and continue to sub tropical valley of Punakha. On arrival, if time permits hike to the temple of Chimi Lakhang, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus.

  • Day 3
    Punakha – Paro

    Morning drive to visit Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. This is a fine example of Bhutanese rich Art and Architecture. Retrace the drive back to Paro. After lunch 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. Could get some opportunity to see the traditional game, Archery match going on. Evening back to the hotel and enjoy the facility in the hotel.

  • Day 4
    Paro Sightseeing

    Morning drive to the base for the hike (2 hrs uphill) to Tiger’s Nest, the most revered temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro valley. Lunch in the cafeteria. Most of the day will go on the hike. Back to the hotel and enjoy the facility. Hot stone bath for standard package. Farewell dinner in the town.

  • Day 5
    Departure

    Morning transfer (10 minutes) to the airport for your departure flight. Your guide will bid you farewell at the airport.

     
     

Route Map

Footwear : Well broken-in walking shoes - these must be suitable for snow, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.

Clothing : Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.

Other equipment: Sleeping bag (5 seasons),  lock, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve, gaiters.

Other items: Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.

Client Reviews

0 Reviews
    No reviews found.
    Still confused?

    Package Enquiry

    Mrs Pamfa Dhamala Managing Director

    My company has been helping people plan and experience the Himalayan treks and tours of their dreams for over 25 years. Please Let me assist you with your inquiry.

    Top Rated

    Similar Packages

    Newsletter

    Langtang does not sell or rent customer names or other private account information to third parties, and we have no intention of doing so in the future. Subscribe with us to get emails regarding new packages and offers.

    Search