Bhutan Tour With Day Hiking

   6 Days    Trip Id ( 001-A-113)

It's probably time to discover what truly makes the Kingdom of Bhutan unique from the rest of the world; apart from its guarded ancient tradition and culture. The area of 38,364 km2 beautifully preserves and showcases the cultural and natural grandeur of Bhutan. Therefore, whether you are looking for a cultural tour or an adventurous day hike, Bhutan has it all.

 Bhutan Tour with Day Hiking is a carefully designed tour package that presents the perfect opportunity to experience the country’s pristine culture along with the biodiversity ranging from arctic to sub-tropical climates. Along with the sightseeing tour of Paro, Thimpu, and Punakha, the package includes hikes to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Lungchutse/Trashigang Goenpa, and Khamsum Yulley Namgyel.

This allows a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the superb architecture of forts and monasteries, the matchless lifestyle of the Bhutanese people, typical Buddhist culture, green beautiful valleys, perfect views of the valley from the viewpoints, forest, land, and the Hilmayalas; all in one single trip. This trip is perfect for a single traveler, family vacation with children and the elderly, group travelers, or even cultural enthusiasts.     

Amigo Treks and Expedition’s 6 Days Bhutan Tour with Day Hiking package starts with a flight to Paro and ends with departure from Paro. This trip package ensures full board (meal, tea/coffee, snacks, and accommodation in a government-approved hotel) and all ground transfers, including airport transfers, from the day of arrival till the departure day. You will also be guided by an English-speaking guide during the entire trip. However, this trip is a fully customizable trip and can be customized to your requirements and budget. If you can bring a group, you can also enjoy special group discounts. Moreover, we guarantee 100% departure on all customized packages.

Although Bhutan can be visited any time of the year. Spring and Autumn are considered the best season to visit this country because planning your vacation during spring also allows you to enjoy some amazing festivals of Bhutan. Moreover, if you are looking for a pure cultural tour, 7 Days Bhutan Cultural Tour or 4 Days Glimpse of Bhutan package is our quick suggestion that perfectly matches your requirements. Enjoy your trip!


Outline Itinerary

01: Arrive Paro - (2250m/7382ft)

02: Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery, Drive: Paro-Thimphu (2320m/7610 ft)

03: Thimphu Sightseeing

04: Hike to Lungchutse/Trashigang Goenpa, Drive to Punakha (1250m/4100 ft): 2-3 hrs/76 km

05: Hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyel, drive to Paro: 4 hr/140 km

06: Depart from Paro


Trip Includes

  • All meals, tea coffee, and snacks
  • Government approved A category hotels on twin sharing basis
  • Airport transfer (Pick up and drop)
  • Land transportation with a comfortable vehicle
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and other staff if required
  • Monument entrance fees and museum entrance fees
  • Visa and all government taxes.

Trip Excludes

  • Airfare (to Paro and return)
  • Personal nature expenses ( personal equipment, phone calls, internet, laundry, hard drinks, etc)
  • Insurance (Trip cancellation, medical and rescue evacuation)
  • Tips


 

Day 1: Arrive Paro - (2250m/7382ft)

Welcome to the Kingdom of Bhutan. Upon your arrival at the Paro Internation Airport in Paro, one of the company representatives will be awaiting your arrival. The same person will transfer you to the hotel booked for you in Paro, in a private vehicle. After a short rest at the hotel, the ultimate tour starts with a visit to Rinpung Dzong. This Dzong or Fortress or Monastery of Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school built in the 16th century, now houses government administrative offices and the district Monastic Body  of Paro Dzokhang. After the Dzong, we will head towards the oldest monastery in Bhutan, Kichu Lakhang, which is located at the distance of 5 kms from the Paro town. Drugyal Dzong or the Victory Fort built in 1649 is the last destination of the this day tour. After visiting this Dzong, we will get back to the hotel for overnight stay. Overnight in a hotel in Paro.

Meals included:  Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Structure of Nayami Zam bridge – a  traditional cantilever bridge over Paro Chhu; Paro Dzong and Taktshang Monastery- the finest examples of Bhutanese architecture; interesting pieces of artworks in the Dzong and the Monastery; artistically beautiful shrines and chapels inside the Dzong and the Deyangkha Temple; beautiful view of Ta Dzong- the famous watch tower in Bhutan; the architecture of Kiychu Lakhang and the accompanying chortens and prayer wheels; and the ruins of Drugyal Dzong built during the 16th century.)

Day 2: Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery, Drive: Paro-Thimphu (2320m/7610 ft): 1 hr/54 km

After breakfast hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery - Bhutan's most famous monastery situated at 3180 meters above sea level. Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands.  The monastery is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. After having explored the monastery, hike down to the valley and continue drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan for overnight stay.
 

Day 3: Thimphu Sightseeing

In the morning we visit to the King's Memorial Chorten (built in memory of the third King of Bhutan who reigned from 1952-1972), the radio tower (for a great view of Thimphu Valley and the Thimphu Dzong), and the zoo. Then we visit the nunnery temple, the National Library (which houses ancient manuscripts) and the National Institute of Traditional Medicine. After a relaxing lunch, you will visit the Textile Museum, the Handicraft Emporium, the traditional paper factory and the majestic Tashichhodzong. In the evening, you may enjoy strolling through Thimphu town and absorb the life style of the people at Thimpu. Stay overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 4: Hike to Lungchutse/Trashigang Goenpa, Drive to Punakha (1250m/4100 ft): 2-3 hrs/76 km

After breakfast in the morning, scenic drive to Punakha with a stop for tea at Dochu La (3,100 meters), where on a clear day you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas. From 108 chortens the trail gradually climbs into red, white and pink rhododendron forest with some steep sections before branching left to Lungchutse Monastery.  From the pass, drive downhill through the forests of rhododendron, fir and hemlock.  Traverse through rice field and driving along the bank of the Punakha River, we arrive at Punakha. On the way, stop at Metshina Village and take a 20-minute walk through the rice fields to Chimi Lhakhang, which is a fertility temple dedicated to the Divine Madman or Lama Drukpa Kuenley. If you wish, receive the blessing from the Lama`s wooden phallus!  Overnight hotel in Punakha.
 

Day 5: Hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyel, drive to Paro: 4 hr/140 km

Morning drive to north of Punakha for about 12 km. From the road point you will hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, which is located on a beautiful hillock called Ngezergang. It contains elaborate paintings dedicated to old sect of Buddhism. Hike back to Punakha. On the way back, visit the Punakha Dzong, stunningly situated in between the male and female rivers like an anchored ship. Drive back to Paro for overnight stay.

Day 6: Depart from Paro

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to airport for final departure. Flights from Paro especially Druk Air departs in the early morning to avoid adverse weather conditions. Therefore, after taking breakfast, we transfer you to the airport in the morning to catch your onward flight
 

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