- Tour Plan
BEST TIME TO VISIT BHUTANThe best time of year to make the trek is in the spring and autumn, from April to June and from September to November. The trek can be done in the winter months, from December to February, as the altitude is not too high and the weather is not too cold to trek, reaching lows of around -2 degrees in the coldest time of year.
- 3 star hotel
- Accommodation in Bhutan
- All camping facilities
- All meals
- Bhutan visa fee
- Bhutanese sim cards.
- Bottle of water
- Development fee
- International Flight
- Local guides
- Museum fee
- Untitled Item
- Excess baggage charge
- Gratuity / Tips
- Personal clothing
- Personal expenses
- 12 DAY BHUTAN EXPEDITION
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Arrival in Paro, Bhutan (2200m) - Punakha (1310m-71Km, 2Hrs45Mins)
Welcome to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon.
Touching down at Paro International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide upon exiting the arrival hall.
Punakha – Thimphu (1310m-71Km, 2Hrs45Mins)
After breakfast we will drive to Punakha Dzong – Built in 1637, the Dzong continues to be the winter home for the clergy, headed by the Chief Abbott, the Je Khenpo.
Overnight at Phuntsho Pelri.
Thimphu-Gynekha – Gur (start of trek)
After early breakfast today, be energized and drive about 45km from Thimphu to the starting point of the trek. Today’s trial is through terraced fields and conifers vegetation. Overnight: Camp (tent)
Gur – Labatama
Distance 12 km, 5 hours, 1,220 m ascent, 110 m descent, camp altitude 4,300 m.
On the second day, the trail takes you across the high ridges from where you can truly appreciate the rugged beauty of your surroundings and the mountain vegetation. Overnight: Camp (tent)
This day will be dedicated to relaxing and recuperating at Labatama. It is an ideal to taker an excursion to any of three nearby lakes: Reli Tsho, Hen Tsho and Jama Tsho. Overnight: Camp (tent)
Labatama – Panka
Distance 8 km, 6-7 hours, 260 m ascent, 520 m descent, camp altitude 4,000 m. The trail climbs along the western side of Dala Tsho up to a saddle at 4,520m.
Overnight: Camp (tent)
Panka - Chamgang (end of trek)
Distance 8 km, 5-6 hours, 180 m ascent, 110 m descent, camp altitude 3,080 m.
This day entails the crossing of several passes but none of them require a major climb. Overnight at Phuntsho Pelri.
Thimphu to Paro (125 km, 1Hr20Mins).
Today after breakfast we will drive to North Thimphu to hike to Tango Monastry. Visiting the Tango Monastery is one of the most fascinating things to do in Bhutan as very few people have been to an actual monastery but wonder about the way of life there.
Hike to the Tiger’s Nest- Taktshang Monastery
Are you ready? We will be making the hike up to one of the key highlights in Bhutan! The Tiger’s nest, Taktsang Monastery.
Taktsang Monastery – A one hour hike to the cafeteria is also a vantage point whereby you can enjoy the stunning view of the monastery.
Overnight at Olathang.
After breakfast, we will transfer to Paro airport where we will bid farewell.