Adventure Alpine Gorkha

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Bhutan Classic Tour-Trekking

"A classic tour in the country of steeped with age-old culture and exciting scenery"

Trip Duration: 13 Days

Highlights of Bhutan Classic Tour-Trekking

  • Enjoy best areas of Bhutan from city-towns to rural farm villages
  • A marvelous experience with tour of famous historical religious sites
  • Scenic trekking and drive overlooking great country landscapes and mountains
  • Enjoy daily walks and drive of great experience within rural areas of Bhutan
  • Covering best important places with grand views of Bhutan on classic tour / treks

Trip Profile:

  • Trip Mode: Hotel with local Lodge and Guest House in Bhutan
  • Trek Grade: Leisure to Moderate walks.
  • Drive and Treks: Minimum 02 hrs to maximum – 06 hrs.
  • Bhutan duration: 09 Nights and 10 Days (with both ways flight)
  • Total Trip: 12 Nights and 13 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).

Bhutan Classic Tour-Trekking Overview

Bhutan Classic Tour-trekking a great combination that leads you from interesting city-towns to rural farm areas and the best way to observe native Bhutanese traditional life.

Bhutan Classic Tour and trekking leads you to wonderful areas for sightseeing tour around important and heritage sites of the country from the capital Thimphu to remote parts of Bhutan around Gangtey, Gogona village and Khoatokha via scenic Shobju La pass at 3,600 m enjoying grand views of the country landscapes with snow capped peaks.

Trekking around Bhutanese rural areas where one can catch interesting cultures of Bhutanese daily farm activities along with glorious scenery where walk leads into lovely forest of rhododendron and pines and back to towns and cities.

Bhutan Classic Tour-Trekking completes with marvelous tour of Paro visiting amazing site that includes famous Taksing Monastery known as Tiger Nest located on a hill top rewards you with wonderful views of Paro and the city. Bhutan Classic Tour with Trekking finally ends taking a flight back to Kathmandu or to reach your next respective destinations after a marvelous time in Bhutan.

Best Seasons for Bhutan Classic Tour-Trekking:

March to May and September to November months of the year, where April to May spring time will be the best time, visit of  great interest with fine clear morning till afternoon, with some chances of light rains sometimes.

September to November another best months around Autumn/Fall, when most of the days are clear for views and walks but can be much colder and freezing as altitude gains with chances of snow sometimes.

Bhutan Classic Tour-Trekking Short Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: In Kathmandu sightseeing tour and Tibet preparation.
  • Day 03: Fly to Paro 2,240 m 1 hr 30 min drive to Thimphu 2,320 m – 02 hrs.
  • Day 04: Tour of Thimphu at places of interest.
  • Day 05: Drive to Gangtey 2,830 m (180 k.m) – 04 hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek to Gogona village 3,000 m (15 k.m) – 06 hrs.
  • Day 07: To Khoatokha via Shobju La pass at 3,600 m (15 k.m)- 06 hrs.
  • Day 08: Trek to Wangdi Phodrang 14 k.m – 06 hrs walks.
  • Day 09: Trek to Chuzomsa via Tashila pass 2,780 m and drive to Thimphu – 04 hours drive.
  • Day 10: Morning drive to Paro for sightseeing tour and overnight stop.
  • Day 11: Tour of Paro and famous Tiger-Nest with other places of interest.
  • Day 12: Morning drive to Paro airport for respective destinations.
  • Day 13: International Departure homeward bound to respective countries.

Bhutan Classic Tour-Trekking Detailed Itinerary


01
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Reaching Kathmandu received by our staff and guide
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks transfer to your respective hotel
  • Explore around the streets of Kathmandu and Thamel area.
  • Bhutan Classic Tour and Trekking briefing includes welcome dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurant with culture programs of the country.
02
Day 02: In Kathmandu sightseeing tour and Bhutan preparation.
  • Time Kathmandu preparation Bhutan Classic Tour and Trekking
  • Morning sightseeing tour around Kathmandu at places of interest visit leads to World Heritage Sites and catch Nepalese culture and as well touch of Tibetan Buddhism.
03
Day 03: Fly to Paro 2,240 m 1 hr 30 min drive to Thimphu 2,320 m - 4 hrs.
  • Morning depart one hour flight to land at Paro international airport of Bhutan, with panorama of mountain range during air borne.
  • On reaching at Paro airport with visa formalities, our Bhutanese guide receives you for drive to Bhutan capital at Thimphu, an interesting ride of two hours through lovely countryside dotted with farm villages of typical Buddhist cultured villages.
  • On reaching Thimphu transfer to respective hotels, a modern city of Bhutan the one and only city in this world without traffic lights, all the traffic controlled by traffic police with a whistle.
  • Afternoon with time for interesting walk around Bhutan capital and witness its great culture and traditional life of Bhutanese.
04
Day 04: Tour of Thimphu at places of interest.
  • Having breakfast guide will show you around Thimphu memorial stupas, indigenous hospital, where traditional medicine still practiced and traditional painting school.
  • Afternoon visit includes Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple of valley with short scenic drive to large and recently built Buddha statue
  • Enjoy wonderful view of entire Thimphu valley, after an interesting tour return back to hotel with afternoon free for individual activities.
05
Day 05: Drive to Gangtey 2,830 m (Distance 180 k.m.) - 05 hrs.
  • After Thimphu visit, morning after breakfast drive to Gangtey, a scenic journey around mid hills with fabulous scenery of green landscapes and traditional villages, on arrival check in a farm house for overnight stop.
06
Day 06: Trek to Gogona village 3,000 m (15 k.m) - 06 hrs.
  • Start morning walk a long day but interesting past farm fields and rural villages best way to observe Bhutanese daily life
  • Trek leads into beautiful alpine forest, then finally to Gogona village with a monastery, overnight in guesthouse / lodge.
07
Day 07: To Khoatokha via Shobju-La 3,600 m (15 k.m) - 06 hrs.
  • After a interesting time at Gogona, start early for near six hours walks past farm lands and quaint villages.
  • Steep climb to Shobju-La pass at 3,600 meters the highest point of the trip with beautiful scenery from the ridge top.
  • From here descend to a wide valley reach at Khoatokha village for overnight stay in Guesthouse / lodge.
08
Day 08: Trek to Wangdi Phodrang 14 k.m. - 06 hrs walks.
  • From Khoatokha morning on winding path through pristine forest of rhododendron-magnolia-birch and fir, pines tree lines
  • Walk past typical Bhutanese hamlets to reach at Wangdi Phodrang for overnight stay in guest house.
09
Day 09: Trek to Chuzomsa via Tashi-la Pass 2,780 m and drive to Thimphu - 04 hours journey.
  • Today last day of trek to a nice village Chuzomsa, morning walk through interesting farmlands and villages with views of distant high snow capped peaks.
  • After hours of nice trek then a climb to a last pass of Tashi-la 3,780 m to reach at Chuzomsa village for the drive back to Thimphu
  • From here four hours of interesting drive to Thimphu for overnight stop in respective hotels.
10
Day 10: Morning drive to Paro for sightseeing tour and overnight stop.
  • Morning drive to Paro with scenery of Bhutan countryside and villages
  • Reaching Paro transfer into a nice hotel for overnight stop rest of the afternoon at leisure for short walks around the markets
11
Day 11: Sightseeing around Paro with famous “Tiger’s Nest”.
  • Morning having breakfast, a short drive with an hour climb to Bhutan’s most famous landmark to old Taksang Monastery famous as “Tiger’s Nest”.
  • A place for retreat and meditation of Buddhist monks and high priests, located on overhanging rock cliff with views of Paro town and distance peaks
  • From here descend for short drive to 17th centaury Ta-Dzong, converted as National Museum in 1967, afternoon at leisure for walks around Paro shops and markets.
12
Day 12: Morning drive to Paro airport for respective destinations.
  • Depending upon flight time to Kathmandu or connecting with other Indian cities,
  • Transfer to Paro international airport for flight back to Kathmandu, or flight to Delhi and respective destinations.
  • For people flying back to Nepal on reaching Kathmandu airport our staff transfer you back to hotel.
13
Day 13: International Departure homeward bound or respective countries.
  • Depart from the hotel as per your time for international flights.
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks guides and staff transfer you to Kathmandu International airport
  • Farwell with grand memories of Bhutan Classic Tour and Trekking as well enjoying great time in Nepal

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Trip Facts
  • Trip Duration: 13 Days

  • Destination: Bhutan

  • Group Size: 2-12 People

  • Difficulty: Moderate

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