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Maximum - 14 Days
About This Trek:
This is another short trek, which can be reduced
more and is recommended in spring, when rhododendron and magnolia are in full
bloom. A moderate trek reaching only at an elevation of 3440 meters /11,290 ft.,
it is a paradise for nature lovers. Beginning from the glacial valley of
Phobjikha at an elevation of 3000 meters /9840 ft, winter home for the rare
black-necked cranes. You will traverse through the village of Gogona, Khotokha
and finally ending the trek at Wangdue Valley at an elevation of 1350 meters /
4430 ft. The program also offers sightseeing in the valleys of Wangdue, Punakha,
Paro, Thimphu and a short hike to Chimi Lhakhang temple, dedicated to Drukpa
Kuenley Popularly known as the "Divine madman".
I t i n e r a r y
All the treks of Bhutan (Neighboring
State of India) is connected by 'Air'
Kathmandu– Paro - Thimphu
Fly from Kathmandu to Paro, Bhutan.Your Bhutanese escort from Lingkor Tours &
Treks will greet you on arrival, and then drive to the capital city, Thimphu (54
Kms) at 2,500 mtrs. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Thimphu - Phobjikha
After breakfast drive to the beautifull Valley of Phobjikha. Enroute visit
various historical sites and other places of interest. Overnight at camp.
Phobjikha - Gogana
After breakfast visit the Phobjikha village and began your trek to Gogona.
Overnight at camp.
Gogana - Khotokha
After breakfast resume your trek passing through the forest of various species
of rhododendron Overnight at camp.
Khotokha – Wangdue - Punakha
Crossing Tashila Pass at 2800 meters/9200ft you will descend your trek till
Wangdue Phodrang from where your car will pick you up and drive to Punakha.
Overnight at hotel.
Punakha – Thimphu, 70 Kms / 45
miles, 3 hours.
After breakfast you will visit Punakha Dzong, hike to Chimi Lhakhang standing on
a hillock. Resume your drive to Thimphu. Stop at the Dochula Pass 3150 m
/10,489ft from here during a clear weather you can see the close-up view of the
Bhutan Himalaya. Finally visit Simtokha Dzong and check into your hotel.
Sightseeing in Thimphu
Visit Memorial Chorten, Drupthob Lhakhang (Nunnery), the painting school,
Indigenous hospital, National Library and many other places of interest.
Overnight at hotel.
Thimphu - Paro – Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Paro for departure to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
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