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Trip Fact

Trip Duration 11 Days
Destination Bhutan
Trip Grade Moderate
Activity Trekking
Max. Altitude 4,900m.
Accomodation Lodge + Camping
Transportation Aeroplane / Tourist Bus
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Starts in Paro (Bhutan)
Ends in Paro
Group size Maximum 12
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This trek is exclusively designed for those who wish to explore the most of Bhutan on foot within the short span of time. Exploration begins with a hike to Taktsang Monastery. This helps you in getting acclimatized for trekking to Drugyal dzong, Shana Shana, Soi Thangthangkha, Jangothang, Dumzo Dhumzo, Thombu Shong, Shana Zam and then back to Drugyal dzong. Breathtaking views of towering rugged peaks like Chomolhari (7320m.), Jichu Drake (6900m.) and Tshrim Khang, ruined forts, pristine villages, rivers, lakes, lush forests of oak, pine, rhododendron and spruce and abundant wildlife provide the trip with constantly changing sceneries and experiences along with a special connection with nature. This 11 day trek gives you exhilarating and rewarding way to experience some of the most captivating and wondrous areas of Bhutan.

Trip Highlights

  • Easy trek from Drugyal Dzong to Shana Zam with plenty of opportunity to view Chomolhari (7,320m.) and Jichu Drake (6,900m.), nomadic yak herders camps, pristine hamlets and exotic flora and fauna
  • A hike to Takstang MonasteryComplete acclimatization in Jangothang
  • An invaluable insight into the way of Bhutanese life style

Detail Itinerary

  • All land transportation: Transfers and sightseeing by a deluxe vehicle and Airport/Hotel/Airport & tours & trekking pick up & drop).
  • Hotel accommodation at all places and 3 meals; breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
  • 1 Professional English speaking local tour guide & all temples, monuments entry fees.
  • Bhutan visa, tourism development fees, government royalty fees.
  • Fully catered camping trek supported by English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, helpers and porters (or vehicles for load) as per itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Daily wages for support crews and their health insurance.
  • Basic first aid Medical Kit Box for support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.
  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Personal tours & trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses. (Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.)
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.  (Bar Bill, laundry and telephones calls.)
  • Airfare: to & from your country and internal domestic flights.
  • Personal travel insurance. (Liability for insurance against sickness, accidents, loss of baggage, loss of life and medical expenses if any kind etc.)
  • Tips for support crews.

  • All land transportation: Transfers and sightseeing by a deluxe vehicle and Airport/Hotel/Airport & tours & trekking pick up & drop).
  • Hotel accommodation at all places and 3 meals; breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
  • 1 Professional English speaking local tour guide & all temples, monuments entry fees.
  • Bhutan visa, tourism development fees, government royalty fees.
  • Fully catered camping trek supported by English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, helpers and porters (or vehicles for load) as per itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Daily wages for support crews and their health insurance.
  • Basic first aid Medical Kit Box for support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.
  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Personal tours & trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses. (Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.)
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.  (Bar Bill, laundry and telephones calls.)
  • Airfare: to & from your country and internal domestic flights.
  • Personal travel insurance. (Liability for insurance against sickness, accidents, loss of baggage, loss of life and medical expenses if any kind etc.)
  • Tips for support crews.

Spring Itinerary

Outline Trek Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport. Meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Hike to Taktsang Monastery.
Day 03: Drive from Drugyel Dzong to Shana.
Day 04: Shana – Soi Thangthangkha.
Day 05: Soi – Jangothang.
Day 06: Rest day at Jangothang.
Day 07: Jangothang – Dumzo.
Day 08: Dhumzo – Thombu Shong.
Day 09: Thombu Shong – Shana Zam.
Day 10: Trek from Shana Zam – Drugyel Dzong and drive to Paro.
Day 11: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Autumn Itinerary

Outline Trek Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport. Meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Hike to Taktsang Monastery.
Day 03: Drive from Drugyel Dzong to Shana.
Day 04: Shana – Soi Thangthangkha.
Day 05: Soi – Jangothang.
Day 06: Rest day at Jangothang.
Day 07: Jangothang – Dumzo.
Day 08: Dhumzo – Thombu Shong.
Day 09: Thombu Shong – Shana Zam.
Day 10: Trek from Shana Zam – Drugyel Dzong and drive to Paro.
Day 11: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Mountain Info

    Trip length: 11 Days
    Grade: Moderate
    Starts in: Paro (Bhutan)
    Ends in: Paro
    Group size: Maximum 12
    Transportation: Private Vehicle or, Car
    Accommodation: Hotel and Tented Camp
    Maximum altitude: 4,900m.

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