Bumthang Cultural Trek: This trek is named because, it involves only four days of trek reaching an elevation of 3360 meters / 11,020 ft., and offers an opportunity to visit villages, monasteries, fortresses and temples. The package is designed for those who just wish to have two to three nights of camping with altitude not exceeding 4000 meters.
DAY 01: KATHMANDU - PARO - THIMPHU
Arrive Paro, Bhutan. Your Bhutanese escort will greet you on arrival, and then drive to the capital city, Thimphu (54 Kms) at 2,500mtrs. O/N in Thimphu. (L/D)
DAY 02: THIMPHU - PUNAKHA
After breakfast drive to Punakha, enrooted visit Chimi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong. O/N in Punakha. (B/L/D)
DAY 03: PUNAKHA - BUMTHANG
Drive to Bumthang, enroute visit Wangdue Phodrang, Chendebji Chorten, Trongsa Ta Dzong and other places of interest. O/N in Bumthang. (B/L/D)
DAY 04: SIGHTSEEING IN BUMTHANG
Full day sightseeing of Bumthang Valley, Visit, Kurjey Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang, Tamshing and other places of interest. O/N in Bumthang. (B/L/D)
DAY 05: TOKTU ZAMPA - NGANG LHAKHANG
Begin your trek to Ngang Lhakhang (Swan Temple) 12Kms, 4-5hours of hiking. O/N in Ngang Lhakhang at Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 06: NGANG LHAKHANG - UGYEN CHOLING
Trek to Tahung, 16Kms, and 6hours of hiking. O/N in Ugyen Choling at Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 07: UGYEN CHOLING - BUMTHANG
Trek for about 3 -4 hours and your car will meet you. Drive to Jakar. O/N in Bumthang. (B/L/D)
DAY 08: BUMTHANG - TRONGSA
After breakfast visit some of the places that you had missed on the first day of arrival in Bumthang Valley. Resume your drive to Trongsa, enroute visit, Tsugney Village, Domkhar Dzong. O/N in Trongsa. (B/L/D)
DAY 09: TRONGSA - PHOBJIKHA
After breakfast visit Trongsa Ta Dzong and drive to Phobjikha, visit Gangtey monastery and Phobjikha Valley. O/N in Phobjikha at Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 10: PHOBJIKHA - THIMPHU
Today we will be hiking around the village taking pictures of the beautiful valley, the rare black necked-crane (during winter) and the superb traditional village houses. After Lunch we will resume our journey to the capital city. O/N in Thimphu. (B/L/D)
DAY 11: THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING
Visit King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, Dupthop Lhakhang (Monastery for the nuns), National Library, the painting school, traditional Medicine institute and other places of interest. O/N in Thimphu. (B/L/D)
DAY 12: THIMPHU - PARO - KATHMANDU
Early morning drive to Paro for departure to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. (B)
01.Accommodation with all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
02.All transportation by private vehicle.
03.Sightseeing tour with English speaking Guide as per itinerary including entry fee to museum.
04.Royalties and other taxes. Other than departure tax Bhutan entry visa fee US$ 20 and US$ 10.
05.Accommodation on two men nice tent with all meals cooked by our own cook during the Trekking.
06.Trekking equipment: Two men dome nice tent, dining tent, toilet tent, kitchen tent with all kitchen equipment, sleeping bag, down jackets and mattress etc
01.Airfares (Kathmandu to Paro, Calcutta to Paro, Dhaka to Paro, Delhi to Paro and Bangkok to Paro for one way and double for round trip flight by Druk Airlines.
02.Bhutan entry visa fees US$ 20, Paro airport tax US$ 10 & US$ 10 for TDF.
03.Hard and soft drinks during the trip.
04.Surcharge, Insurance, Personal expense and Tips