Bumthang Cultural Trek
This is a short and easy trek for those who want to experience the cultural aspects of Bhutan but also want to enjoy a little exercise in our beautiful natural environment.
Arrive at Paro, clear immigration and customs, I will meet as you exit the airport, and take you to the hotel. hotel. Orientation. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan and Paro Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
Sightseeing in Paro Valley. Overnight at hotel.
Walk/hike to Tiger’s Nest, Taktshang Monastery. Lunch at Taktshang teahouse with its spectacular view of the famous monastery. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive to Punakha via the Dochu Pass, from where, on clear days, there is a great view of the Himalayas. Punakha and Wangdi valleys sightseeing in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning drive to Bumthang. Midway lunch at Chendebji Chorten. Overnight at lodge.
Bumthang valley sightseeing. Overnight at lodge.
Trekking begins with 6 hour, 12 km walk between Bumthang and Ngang Lhakang, at a maximum altitude of about 2900m.
Nagang Lhakang to Ugyen Choling, 7-8hrs 16 km walk at about the same altitude.
Ugyen Choling to Jakar, our trek ends with a short 3 hour walk along the river. Overnight at lodge.
Bumthang to Punakha. Lunch again at Chendebji Chorten. On route visit the Trongsa Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
Morning drive to Thimphu Time for curio and souvenir shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Sightseeing in Thimphu valley area, including Dzongs, monasteries, and nunnery. Evening drive to Paro. Farewell dinner and overnight at hotel.
Drive to airport in time to check in for your early morning departure