10 Days Bhutan Trekking Tour

Bhutan - Paro - Adventure Tour
The best time of the year to trek in Bhutan is during March-May and September-to mid November. Highlights are National Museum, Paro Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, Dungtse Lhakhang, Tsophu Lakes, Bhontela pass, Tagulinla pass, Thimphu Valley, Tashichho Dzong Show More
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Asian Trails Ltd

Adventure Tour Paro

Asian Trails Bhutan offers special tours for Paro and excellent rates for the 10 Days Bhutan Trekking Tour starting from 2012-05-01 to 2013-10-31 including all taxes and service charges.

Tours are operated with English speaking guidance only; other languages are on request and are subject to supplementary charges.

Package Info

Start From : 2012-05-01

Start From : 2013-10-31

Tour Package Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVAL - PARO

  • Arrival at Paro. Welcome by the representative of Asian Trails/Pristine Druk-Yul Tours & Treks at the Airport. Transfer to hotel and check-in at Kichu Resort. After lunch, visit National Museum, Paro Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, Dungtse Lhakhang and the town of Paro.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Kichu Resort.

DAY 2 PARO - SHARNA

  • Breakfast
  • The trek starts at the north end of the valley PARO-SHARNA.
  • Following the river gently uphill through a narrowing agricultural valley. Village houses, kids and farm land on either side can be seen on the trail. The trail is gently uphill for a distance of 15kms. taking about 6 hours at slow pace. The camp is on a meadow for a half an hour walk above the army check post at an altitude of 2,800 metres.
  • Overnight camping.

DAY 3 SHARNA - SOITHANGKHA

  • Breakfast
  • Continue uphill through the valley. The path narrows and closes in and the trail winds up and down along the drainage. Today is quite a long walk so, one has to start early to have enough rest on the way. Pack lunch will be served enroute. Camp in a meadow under a stone shelter. Distance today is 21 kms. and takes about 9 hours. at slow pace (altitude 3640 metres.)
  • Overnight camping.

DAY4 SOITHANGKHA - JANGOTHANG

    (Base Camp)
  • Breakfast
  • Up the Paro River, pass a small army post where the valley begins to widen again. Now the views of high ridges and snow capped peaks are all around. You begin to see yak herders in their tents. Hot lunch will be served on arrival at the base camp. Camp beneath a ruined fortress at the base of Jomolhari. Distance today is 14 kms. and takes 5 hours. (altitude 4120 metres).
  • Overnight camping

DAY 5 - JANGOTHANG - YAKSHA

  • Breakfast
  • Continue uphill passing the Tsophu (Lakes) and Bhontela pass at 4500 metres. Then descend steeply downhill till you reach the camp site. If fortunate you can see herds of blue sheep grazing on an open pasture. The camp will be in a meadow at alt. 4100 metres. Distance today is 16 kms and takes about 6 hours.
  • Overnight camping.

DAY 6 YAKSHA - THONGBU

  • Breakfast
  • Cross the Tagulinla pass at 4520 metres and descend down to the campsite at Thongbu (alt. 4100 metres). Distance today is 15 kms. and takes about 6 hours. Overnight in a tent (alt. 4160 metres)

DAY 7 - THONGBU - SHARNA

  • Breakfast
  • Cross a small pass during a 50 minutes walk and then descend all the way downhill till you reach the camp at Sharna. Distance today is 16 kms. and takes 5/6 hours.
  • Overnight camping.

DAY 8 - SHARNA - DRUKGYEL DZONG - PARO - THIMPHU

  • Breakfast
  • Start the trekking downhill to Paro. The trail is all the way gently downhill. After arrival at Paro, have lunch at the hotel and continue by car to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan's mainroad a two-hour drive. Transfer to the Druk Hotel. Evening at leisure, wander along the town's mainroad and do shopping as you like. Dinner at local restaurant.
  • Overnight at the Druk Hotel.

DAY 9 THIMPHU - PARO

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing of Thimphu Valley. Visit Tashichho Dzong, the biggest fortress and the administrative centre of Bhutan.
  • 10:30 - Drive to Paro. After lunch drive to north of the valley for about 10 kilometers and hike up through the pine trees for 1 1/2 hours at slow pace till the tourist Cafe' offering close views of the Taktsang Monastery hanging on a cliff above the valley. Those who are energetic can walk up to the monastery, wheras entering inside is restricted. The main temple was burnt down in 1997 and the renovation project is going on. Enjoy the stunning view of the monastery. After a break and refreshment at the Cafe', walk down where you will be picked and transferred to the hotel.
  • Check-in at Kichu Resort.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Kichu Resort

DAY 10 - PARO - DEPARTURE

  • Pick up from hotel and transfer to airport for your departure flight.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Our quotations are made in USD but based on local cost of transport, meals and accommodation etc. in Thai Baht (THB) for Thailand, plus various local currencies for services in our neighboring countries. In case there should be a major change (5% or more) in the exchange rates between the Thai Baht and the USD, (presently around THB 30.00 per USD), we reserve ourselves the right to correct quotations in line with the revised value of the USD.

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE

  • Accommodation in shared twin room
  • Meals as specified in the programme (fullboard)
  • Tours and transfers by private car/van with English speaking guide
  • Tourism Development Fund
  • Visa fee

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE

  • Airticket to/from Paro
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry etc.,
  • Minor changes to the programme are sometimes necessary, we will endeavour to minimise these changes which are sometimes out of our control.

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