Bhutan Tour and Trek (12 days)

Bhutan Tour and Trek (12 days)

Day to Day Itinerary

Bhutan TrekkingDay 1 : Arrive Paro
Arrival in Paro Transfer to hotel. Evening, visit to Paro market and town. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 2 : Paro
Morning drives the winding road northwest up the Pa Chu (Paro River) to Drukgyel Dzong, the ruined fort, which once defended this valley from Tibetan invasions. Overnight in Paro.

Day 3 : Paro to Thimphu
Morning drive down stream along the side the Pa Chu (Paro River) to its confluence with Wang Chu (Thimphu river) then up valley to Thimphu. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 4 : Thimphu
After breakfast, visit the Painting school where centuries old art of Bhutanese paintings is taught. National Library, the vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts, manuscripts. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 5 : Thimphu to Genekha
Drive for 45 minutes to reach the starting point of the trek. Overnight in Genekha at 2800m.

Day 6 : Genekha to Gur
On trek the true communion with nature starts with alpine flora and fauna .

Day 7 : Gur to Labatama
The first pass symbolised by a huge cairn gives a spectacular view of the whole 'Dagala' range, meadheder's camp. Camp at altitude 4300m .

Day 8 : Labatama Halt
An excursion to any one of three lakes; 'Relitso', 'Hetso' and 'Jamatso'. Your trekking escort will reveal mystic stories about these lakes. Alsothe  place is ideal for trout fishing. Overnight in the camp.

Day 9 : Labatama Halt
Extension to 'Sesto' and nearby lakes. Hiking to 'Sesto' is easy and interesting. The "Ahinsa" (non violence) group can attempt climbing "Jomo" , a peak of 5050m.

Day 10 : Labatama to Panka
Walk for 20 minute upwards and later you will have a majestic view of Himalayan peaks during descent. This point is around 4460m.

Day 11 : Panka to Talikha
This day entails the crossing of several passes, each one more impressive than the other. Search for different varieties of blue Poppy (June-July) and mountain birds.

Day 12 : Talekha to Thimphu & to Paro
Passing through alpine and mixed vegetation, one reaches Talekha monastery and village and once again Thimphu view is superb.

Day 13 : Paro Departure
Drive to the airport for flight to onward destination after breakfast.  



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