[ 17 days / 8days moderate trekking ]
This is a very scenic trek to one of our natural hot springs which brings the opportunity to see varied flora and fauna including musk deer, blue sheep and even Himalayan bear.
Arrive at Paro, clear immigration and customs. I will meet as you exit the airport and take you to the hotel. hotel. Orientation. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan and Paro Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
Sightseeing in Paro Valley. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive to Thimphu and then on to Punakha via Dochu Pass (3100m). On clear days there are excellent views of the Himalayas. Afternoon sightseeing of the Punakha and Wangdi valleys. Overnight at hotel.
Leave early for drive east. Stop for lunch at the Chendebji Chorten. Pass through Trongsa with a chance to see the Dzong before continuing to Jakar. Overnight at lodge.
Sightseeing of Bumthang valley. Overnight at lodge.
Bumthang to Gorsum, We being our trek with a fairly long 18km walk at a a moderate altitude of around 3000 m.
Gorsum to Lungsum, 12 km walk at 3160m.
Lungsum to Tshochenchen, 15 km walk, at 3400m.
Tshochenchen to Dur Tsachu. At 17 km walk at around 3600 m brings us to the Hot Springs.
We will spend the whole day at the hot springs, or if you prefer, wandering around the camp area.
Dur Tsachu to Tshochenchen. We start our trek with a 17 km walk at a slightly lower 3400m as we begin our descent.
Tshochenchen to Gorsum.
Gorsum to Bumthang. The trek ends back in Bumthan with an 18 km walk.
Bumthang to Punakha. Retracing our route back to Punakha, we’ll have more a little more time at the Trongsa Dzong. Overnight at Lodge in Punakha.
Morning drive to Thimphu. In the afternoon, take the time to visit a couple of handicraft schools and possibly do some souvenir shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Sightseeing of the Thimphu valley. In the afternoon, visit Bhutan’s oldest Dzong, Simtokha, and then drive to Paro. Farewell dinner and overnight at hotel.
Drive to airport to check in for your early morning departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Paro International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at leastÂ 2 hours before the flight.|
Spring (March to May) and autumn (September and October) are the best time for touring and trekking in Bhutan. The months of April and May offer the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms whereas Bhutan observes its biggest festivals during spring.
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