Walking Tour

Walking


This walking tour” provides the perfect opportunity for tourists interested in pursuing the challenge, fun, and adventure of walking with nature. It enables you to explore and experience the sights of the country, interact with local people and be a part of Bhutanese culture.

Walking tours, like all Bhutanese tours, are accompanied by a local tour guide and spend the night in hotels and guesthouses. The walk will cover a distance of 4 to 12 kilometers each day and your luggage will be transferred to your destination.

DAY 1:ARRIVE PARO

  • Arrive at Paro international Airport.
  • Meet with representative from Bhutan Journeys.
  • Transfer to your hotel.
  • leisurely sightseeing

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 2 : PARO – PUNAKHA (125 km)

  • Morning drive to Punakha via Thimphu.
  • En-route you will view Tachongang Monastery, “the temple of excellent hourse”
  • You will visit Iron Chain Bridge (most visible ancient craft work in middle ages)
  • Drive over Dochula pass ( 3050m/10,000ft)
  • Descend to Punakha
  • Evening at leisure.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 3: PUNAKHA

  • Drive to north of Punakha Valley
  • Hike to Khamsum Yulley Chorten
  • Drive back for lunch
  • Afternoon hike to visit Chimi Lhakhang (fertility temple).

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 4: PUNAKHA

  • Drive to Chorten Nebu monastery (200 years old statue of future Buddha). Visit the monastery, and walk to base.
  • Picnic lunch along the river side.
  • Drive to visit Punakha Dzong.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 5: PUNAKHA – THIMPHU ( 71 km)

  • Morning drive Dochula pass
  • Hike to lungchuste ( 2 hours hike)
  • Descend to Tashiagang Gompa to Hongsto
  • Drive to Thimphu
  • Evening at leisure.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 6: THIMPHU

  • Drive to north of Thimphu valley to Dodeyna
  • Visit Cheri Monastery, meditation center
  • Walk back to the base.
  • Picnic lunch at the riverside
  • Walk through Kabisa Village to Pangrizam
  • Drive towards Thimphu.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 7: THIMPHU – PARO (54 km)

  • Drive to visit Kuensel Phodrang ( 169ft Buddha Statue)
  • Walk back to Memorial Chorten
  • Afternoon drive to visit takin enclosure to the see National Animal.
  • Afternoon drive to Paro. (2 hours’ drive )
  • Evening at leisure.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 8: PARO

  • Drive towards north of Paro valley
  • Day excursion hike to Taktsang (Tiger Nest) monastery.
  • Walk back to Cafeteria for lunch.
  • Descend  to the base
  • Experience hot bath
  • Leisure

Overnight: Hotel / Farm House

DAY 9: PARO

  • Drive to Chele La Pass (3988m) the highest road access in Bhutan.
  • Hike along the ridge till you reach the sky burial spot.
  • Picnic lunch and walk to the pass
  • Drive back to Paro and visit Paro Dzong
  • Stroll through Paro town.

Overnight: Hotel / Farm House

DAY 10: DEPARTURE

  • Drive to Paro Airport for your destination flight.

Price

For travel during high season

  • USD 2,653 for 1 person
  • USD 2,563 per person for 2 person
  • USD 2,293 per person for group with 3 or more

For Travel during low season

  • USD 2,203 for 1 person traveler
  • USD 2,113 per person for 2 person travelers
  • USD 1,843 per person for group of 3 and above

Included

  • Accommodation at 3 star hotels
  • All meals included (B/L/ D) at 3 star hotels and restaurants
  • Transportation for the entire tour
  • Service of licensed English-speaking cultural and trek guide
  • Experienced driver
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government fee, Royalty and taxes & surcharge for group travelling as one or two person
  • Entrance fee museum, monument, permits etc.
  • Trek Equipment: Sleeping tent, Dinning tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, Chair and sleeping mat. You need to bring your own sleeping bag.
  • Pack ponies for carrying trek equipment.
  • Services of Trek cook, trek assistant and horsemen
  • Mineral water on cultural tour and boiled water on the trek

Not Included

  • Airfare for your desired flight sector fly into and depart from Bhutan
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
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