[ 14 days / 8 days moderate trekking ]
This moderate hike is one of the most popular among enthusiastic trekkers. It provides the opportunity to see a great variety of flora and fauna including rhododendron and blue sheep. We pass many mountain lakes and get some really magnificent mountain views.
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.
Walk/hike to Tiger’s Nest, Taktshang Monastery. Lunch at Taktshang teahouse with its spectacular view of the famous monastery. Overnight at hotel.
Paro to Shana, the main trek begins with a 17 km walk at 2800m.
Shana to Soi Thangtahankha is an all day, 9-10hrs walk, at about 3750m.
Soi Thangtahankha to Jangothang, This 19 km trail averages 4040m.
Jangothang to Lingshi, Today is about the same distance and altitude as the previous day.
Lingshi to Shodu, A little shorter and a little lower altitude, 18 km at 3963m.
Shodu to Barsong, this is 13 kms at less than 4000 m.
Barsong to Dolam Kencho, a repeat of length and altitude of previous day.
Dolam Kencho to Thimphu, We finish with a fairly long 17 km trail but at a lower altitude of only 2400m.
Thimphu valley sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.
Tours of handicraft center and shopping in the morning; in the afternoon, visit Bhutan’s oldest Dzong, Simtokha, and then drive to Paro. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to airport in time 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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