Punakha Trek

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Departs: 28/11/2015
  • Price: $250

[ 12 days / 6 days moderately difficult trekking ]

This trek is an easy way to seem a lot of different aspects of the natural world, including some of the best views of the mountains.

Day 1
Paro Dzong

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.

Day 2
Paro Valley

Sightseeing in Paro Valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Taktshang Monastery

Walk/hike to Tiger’s Nest, Taktshang Monastery. Lunch at Taktshang teahouse with its spectacular view of the famous monastery. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Thimphu Valley

Thimphu valley sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5
Shong Pang

Trek begins with 5 hour walk between Thimphu to Shong Pang.

Day 6
Sinchula Pass

Shong Pang to Dopshingpang via Sinchula pass at 3490m where, on a clear day, you can see Phadjoding Monastery.

Day 7
Chorten Ningpo

Hiking through remote villages, between Dupshingpang and Chorten Ningpo, we reach the highest point in the trek, 2700m.

Day 8

A short 3 hour walk to allow for some recovery and recreation. Chorten Ningpo to Zamlingthang.

Day 9
Punakha Valley

Between Zamlingthang to Limukham, we will have a great view of the beautiful Punakha valley.

Day 10

Our trek ends with the short hike from Limukha to Chungsakha/Wangdi. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11
Paro Valley

Morning sightseeing of the valleys we saw during our hike, Punakha and Wangdi followed by an afternoon drive to Paro valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12
Paro International Airport

Drive to airport in time to check in for your early morning departure.


FINISH Punakha
DESTINATIONS Paro-Thimphu-Punakha
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Paro International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
  • Private guided tour
  • Visas for Bhutan
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily 3 meals (B/L/D) at designated restaurants or hotels
  • Accommodation at 3 star hotel
  • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
  • An experienced driver
  • A tour vehicle
  • Entry fees & road permits
  • Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Set of traditional costume (to be return at the end of your stay)
  • Full service & assistance before, during and after your Bhutan trip
  • Flight into Bhutan via Drukair (can be arranged with us)
  • Hotel stay outside of Bhutan
  • Travel Insurance (can be arranged with us)
  • Meals at 4-5 stars restaurants
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Alcoholic drink
  • Flight on other airline to catch Drukair Flight

Best Season

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.

Trip Start Dates

We will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please Contact Us  for your customized departure date.

Additional Information

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Note: This itinerary is a sample itinerary to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. We have designed this itinerary including the best cultural and natural aspects of this country. We can further customize the itinerary to suit your specific interest and needs. Please Talk to Us for more details. Itinerary is subject to flight and hotel availability. 

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