13 DAYS in Bhutan & 6 DAYS in Nepal
This trek gifts you with great variety of Bhutanese landscapes and is without doubt one of the most beautiful and unspoiled trekking areas in the entire Himalayas. The trek begins at Drugyal Dzong passing through beautiful villages, scattered hamlets and farmland. Different vegetation from richly forested valley to high alpine pastureland where Yak herders graze their animals. Trout fishing in the sky blue lake with magnificent view of three majestic peaks is some activities which can be done on a rest day. You will also encounter rare species like the blue sheep & snow leopard.
GRADE C (Moderate to Strenuous) :
This trek is for the more serious hill walker. It involves walking at medium to high elevation so a higher level of physical fitness and stamina is required.
Tour Kathmandu. (Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath & Patan)
Fly to Paro
Day hike to Taktsang monastery
Drive to Drugyel Dzong and trek to Shana
Trek to Soi Thangthangkha following the Paro Chu river and to Jangothang
with a layover day to explore
Trek to Lingshi crossing the Nyele La pass (4, 890m) then to Shodu crossing Yale La pass (4, 820m)
Trek to Barshong following the Thimpu Chu river
Hike to Dodina and drive to Thimphu
Morning tour Thimpu (Memorial chorten, Changangkha monastery, Motithang mini zoo and Drupthob nunnery) Afternoon drive to Wangdi Phodrang crossing the Dochhu La pass (3,116m).
Day excursion to the Gangtey Gompa valley
Morning drive to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong. Drive to Thimphu for lunch then to Paro via the Simtokha Dzong.
Fly to Kathmandu
Free day in Kathmandu (optional Everest flight – extra)
COST DOES NOT INCLUDE
Trip Dates (13 in Bhutan & 6 days in Nepal Start Monday end Friday)
CT 011018 01 oct – 19 oct
CT 221018 22 oct – 09 nov
Land & Internal Air Cost (in twin sharing basis)
US $ 3360 (10 to 16 members)
US $ 5020 (6 to 9 members)
US $ 5865 (3 to 5 members)
US $ 520 (Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu)
(Airfare subject to change)
US $ 880