Samtengang Trek

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Departs: 23/12/2015
  • Price: $250

[ 10 days / 4 days moderately difficult trekking ]

This is a great hike for seeing lots of different kinds of flora and fauna with some fine views of the mountains as a bonus.

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
Punakha

Drive to Punakha. After lunch, sightseeing of the Punakha and Wangdi valleys. Overnight at hotel

Day 4
Limukha

Trek begins with a 12 km forest walk between Punakha to Limukha.

Day 5
Chungsakha Passes

The 14 km trail between Limukha to Chungsakha passes through rhododendron and oak forests.

Day 6
Samtengang

Chungsakha to Samtengang.

Day 7
Wangdi

The trek ends after we reach Wangdi where we have lunch. Afternoon drive to Thimphu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8
Thimphu Valley

Sightseeing of the Thimphu valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9
Chari Monastery

Excursion to Chari Monastery in the morning. In the later afternoon, after visiting the oldest dzong in Bhutan, Simtokha, we drive on to Paro. Farewell dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 10
Paro International Airport

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

Details

 START Paro
FINISH Punakha
DESTINATIONS Paro-Thimphu-Punakha
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Paro International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
WHAT’S INCLUDE
  • 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
WHAT’S EXCLUDED
  • 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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