River Rafting Tour in Bhutan

Punakha Tour Guide
River Rafting at Punakha River.

River Rafting and Kayaking Tour in Bhutan is new adventure activity introduced recently in Bhutan. It is done mostly in Punakha in central Bhutan and Manas River in south. Kayaking and River rafting in Bhutan is a unique experience unlike many of the more crowded rafting offered in Asia. The rafting ranges from simple grade 1 to fast-flowing rivers of Bhutan.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 6Nights and 7 Days river rafting Tour.
  • Trip Starting/Ending: Paro to Paro
  • Trip Cost: US$ 2440 per person
  • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel approved by TCB
  • Max Altitude: 3200M
  • Tour Activity: River Rafting, Cultural and Short Hikes.
  • Trip Route: Paro-Thimphu-Punakha-Wangdi-Paro
  • Best Season for Tour: All Year Round.

Trip Highlights

  • Go rafting on the Mo Chu River on a half-day white water rafting trip from Punakha, and enjoy a fun blend of flatwater and easy rapids in a scenic location.
  • Enjoy the amazing views of Punakha valleys and Dzongs during rafting.
  • Immerse yourself in the culture and tradition of Bhutan.
  • Explore the fortress and ancient monasteries of Bhutan.

Day 01 Arrival at Paro International Airport

Arival at Paro airport. Your flight to Bhutan from your incoming destination will be greeted by Himalayan Mountain ranges and a small strip of Paro International Airport. The airport is one of the most exciting airports in the world and only a few pilots are trained to land in this Himalayan Kingdom. Upon landing at the airport fresh air of Paro valley will greet you. The visa process takes about half an hour to stamp on your passport. Our guide and driver will be waiting for you at the gate and drive you to Thimphu.

Day 02: Thimphu to Punakha

Drive to punakha with our team. In the afternoon we raft the beautiful Mochu river. The rafting approximately takes about 1.5 hours and it is moderate rafting.

Day 03: Punakha River Rafting and Kayaking

Today our most awaited River rafting and kayaking awaits here. The spot where rafting starts is 30 minutes drive from Punakha. 

Day 04: Punakha to Paro

Drive to Paro. Paro is a wide valley in western Bhutan with about 20000 people living in the district. Paro is also the only international airport in Bhutan. In Paro visit Drugyel Dzong also called victory Dzong recently restored to its former glory after it has been distroyed by fire. Visit 6th century Kyichu monastery.

Day 05: Paro Tiger Nest trail Hike

Hike the Tiger nest temple. The temple hangs on a rocky cliff 900m above Paro valley. The temple is very secret for people living in the country. The hike takes about 3 hours uphill walk through pinewood forest and upon reaching the temple you will be greeted by monks and laymen visiting the temple for prayer. In the evening relax and over night at Hotel

Day 06: Paro Tour

Today visit the farm house, interact with local. In the afternoon visit Paro Rinpung Dzong also called heap of jewels followed by cantilever bridge crossing the paro river. Also visit only museam of paro. Over night at Hotel.

Day 07: Paro to Airport and See Off

River Rafting and Kayaking Tour in bhutan ends here today. Our Guide and drive will drop you at the airport and see you off.

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