Walking Holidays in Bhutan
Walking Holidays in Bhutan. Walking holidays in Bhutan allows you lots of time for talking and catching up on life, work, and stories with locals. Whatever the season, there is a walking holiday to suit you in Bhutan. If you prefer to walk where it’s warm, book it in summer time where the extravagant vegetation showcase the beauty of Bhutan.
- Trip Duration: 11Nights and 12 Days
- Trip Starting/Ending: Paro to Paro
- Trip Cost: US$ 4440 per person
- Accommodation: 3-star Hotel approved by TCB
- Max Altitude: 3800M
- Tour Activity: Cultural and Short Hikes.
- Trip Route: Paro-Haa-Thimphu-Punakha-Wangdi-Phobjikha-Trongsa-Bumthang-Paro
- Explore the Central Valley of Bhutan.
- Breath in the Fresh Air of Bhutan.
- Discover the natural beauty of the last Shangrilla.
- Visit the old capital of Bhutan.
- Explore only the capital city without a traffic lights.
Day 01 Arrival at Paro Airport
Arrival at Paro Airport. Flight to Bhutan is one of the most beautiful Himalayan experiences. If you take the left seat while coming from Delhi or Kathmandu you witness the amazing Mt. Everest, Mt. Annapurna, Mt Makalu, and the grand Himalayan Range. Upon landing you will be received by our Tour Bhutan team and drive you to Thimphu. If time permits we shall take you for a short hike towards Kuenselphodrang where the largest and tallest Buddha statue is located. The walk is leisure through the pine forest towards the statue. Over Night at Hotel.
Day 02 Thimphu Tour
Thimphu Tour. Today we take you to the Tango monastery. It is a 1-hour drive from the main Thimphu cities. Upon reaching the monastery the walk takes you about 1 hour towards the temple. Upon reaching the temple you get the opportunity to interact with monks and if lucky with the head of lama there in the monastery. Evening back to Hotel.
Day 03 Thimphu to Punakha
Punakha is perfect Walking Holidays in Bhutan. Today we start our journey to Punakha. On the way, we stay at Dochula Pass for some sightseeing. The pass offers a 360-degree views of 10 Himalayan mountain ranges. To stretch your nerves we shall take you for a quick uphill walk towards the mountain where the meditation center is been built. Driver further down to Punakha and visit Chimi Lhakhang (No Dog temple) built by famouse saint Drukpa Kuenley. The temple is about 20 minutes walk from road point. Over Night at Hotel.
Day 04 Punakha to Phobjikha
Drive to Phobjikha the valley of Black Necked Crane. Its a beautiful valley with approximtely 500 people living in the area. Explore the valley.
Day 05 Gangtey to Trongsa
Gangtey to Trongsa is 3 hours road drive. Upon reaching trongsa visit Trongsa Dzong. Taa dzong where secret holy book written in gold is kept inside the museam. Over Night at Hotel.
Day 06 Trongsa to Bumthang
Today we go to Bumthang the beautifull wide valley in eastern Bhutan. Upon reaching Bumthang you shall have your own leisure time and go around the small city of Bumthang. Over night at Hotel.
Day 07 Bumthang Tour
Bumthang has many touristic places within walking distance. Visit Jakar Dzong, Kichu Monastery, and Burning Lake.
Day 08 Bumthang to Ura valley excursion
Ura valley is one of the remotest and oldest valley that lies at an altitude of 3100M from sea level. The valley offers you with spectacular view of old archtecture of Bhutanese houses. Walk around the village and interact with people of Ura. Over night at Bumthang.
Day 09 Bumthang to Paro- Haa
Today you take the domestic flights to Paro from Batpalathang airport in Bumthang. The flight takes about 25 minutes. Upon reaching Paro our team from Tour Bhutan will receive you and drive you to Haa.
Day 10 Haa to Paro
After bteakfast walk around Haa town and drive back to Paro. Upon reaching chelela pass walk down to Kiligoenpa temple. The temple lies in the moddle of the pinewood forest. The temple have around 50 nuns living in the area.
Day 11 Paro Hike
Walk up to the famous Tiger Nest Temple. The walk takes about 3 hours from the base camp through the pinewood forest.
Day 12 See off
Your 12 Days Walking Holidays in Bhutan ends here today. Before you leave the hotel make sure you check your documents, luggage and other items. Our Guide and driver will accompany you till airport and see you off.
Tour Cost US 4440.00
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Hotel Used for the Tour
Hotel in Paro
Tashi Namgay Resort.Hotel Tashi Namgay Resort in Paro. “Rediscover the uniqueness of Bhutanese tradition” As you prepare to land at the Paro International Airport, the eye-catching Tashi Namgay Resort opposite Airport. Read The Review
Hotel in Thimphu
Hotel in Punakha
Hotel in Gangtye
Hotel Dewachen in Gangtey. Encircled by pine forests in the hidden valley of Phobjikha – Gantey Gompa, home to the very rare Black Necked Cranes, the Dewachen Hotel features the best accommodation in Gangtey. Read the Reviews.
Hotel in Trongsa
Hotel in Bumthang
Hotel Yugharling in Bumthang is the only hotel in Bumthang with 14 spacious rooms in the main building, 30 spacious rooms with balconies in separate cottages, boasting a total of 44 luxurious rooms. All rooms offer spectacular views of Chokhor Valley, the winding Chamkhar River, villages, and more. The Resort has a separate Bar with a pool table; dining offers a sitting capacity of 120 people served with Continental, Bhutanese, Chinese & Indian dishes.