Itinerary

You will be welcomed by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel in a private vehicle, and after your lunch, we visit Paro Dzong and National Museum, and evening walk around the city’s main shopping area.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Highest Point: 2250m/ 7382ft

Today we go sightseeing to the Taktsang Monastery, also famously known as Tiger’s Nest, where Guru Rinpoche arrived on the back of a Flying Horse and mediated on the nest. The outing takes about five hours to complete, and then we return to the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


The day begins by traveling to Durkyel Dzong and start to trek Shana. Trekking route is rich, the cultivated valley with following Paro Chu, a river. After walking a few hours you will get Tsento Zampa, a traditional Bhutanese farmhouse of red chilly, red rice, potatoes and wheat. Trek to east following the river through the forest where you can watch birds, colorful butterflies, and then you reach Gunitsawa, a military camp, and also the permit check post. After twenty minutes from the camp, you will reach the site where your camp will be set.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: 15km (Walking 5hrs)Highest Point: Shana 2850m/7382ft

Today is quite a tough day because we will be covering a long distance, reach high altitudes in stony undulating trails. The trail goes through the river by passing an old bridge (ruined), which was destroyed by glacier lake burst in the 1950s. Most of the trail goes under the dark oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest. Continue up and down the trail to reach Thongo Zam, where you will have lunch. After a short climb, you reach Seyende Zam. There is a big Chorten from where you can see Mt. Jomalhari. Afterward, about 20 minutes walk to reach the campsite.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: 20Km (Walking 7hrs)Highest Point: Thangthangkha (3,550m/12300ft)

After breakfast, the trail gradually climbs up to a beautiful valley via Tegethang, winter home of herdsmen and finally reach Jangothang, which is being known as Chomalhari base camp.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: 19Km (Walking 8hrs)Highest Point: Jangothang (4,040m/13,250ft)

Today is a rest day; you will explore the base camp and hike up to Chomalhari camp. During the day you will trek to twin lakes Tsho Phu, from the lake you will see the Mt. Chomalhari and Jichu Drake mountains and Himalayan Blue sheep in the valley.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


After breakfast the trails begins to long climb about 5hrs then reach Ngye La Pass (4890m), from pass you can see the trekking area that we will be covering over next two days. Towards the eastern part, you can see the Tiger Mountain. From now the track is being descended to a flat where you will have lunch and continue descending to a narrow gorge, then cross a river, next to the river is a campsite.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Distance: 18Km/ (Walking 7hrs)Highest Point: Lingshi (4,000m/13,120ft)

Day trip begins early in the morning towards Shodu through the rhododendron forest to reach a small Chorten. Climb rises to the altitude of 4450m, and descends on rocky switchbacks then finally reach the top of Yale La Pass (4950m). Pass enables the view of Lingshi and Basingthang Peaks around the snowy peaks. From the top, you will descend Jradinthang Chhu and follow the Thimpu River until getting camp.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: 18Km (Walking 7hrs)Highest Point: Shodu (4,100m/ 13450ft)

After breakfast, the day begins with crossing a military camp through the limestone valley and cross the main bridge, which provides views of giant rock faces and waterfalls. Gradually ascending trail reach at Barshong Dzong ruins, this is the area where the park rangers recorded that the tiger and leopard cross through this area. The continuous trail for a couple of hours reaches the campsite.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: 16km (Walking 6hrs)Highest Point: Shodu (4,100m/ 13450ft)

The descending rocky trail ends over at Thimpu Chhu river. The trail has several switchbacks, up and down until you get Dolam Kencho at the altitude of 3290m, which continues up to 3450m and descends on a vertical cliff, finally reaches Dodina, where the vehicle is waiting for you to transfer to Thimpu.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Distance: 23Km /7hrsHighest Point: Barshong (3,600/ 11,810ft)

Today you will have city tour around Thimpu. During the tour you will visit the National Library, Traditional Medicine Institute, Arts & Crafts School, Textile, and Folk Heritage Museum, National Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Traditional paper factory, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin mini Zoo, Handicrafts Emporium, and local shops. And in the evening we drive to Paro.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


After breakfast, our airport representative will pick you up and drop off to the international airport.

Meals included: Breakfast