Bhutan Tour (#68 )

About this package

This is an excellent choice for those travellers who has no enough time to stay in Bhutan. This trip covered all two valleys which separates by chain of mountains. Although the route is sparsely inhabited, there are wonderful views and activities during this trip, like walk along high, windy riders, past through rhododendron forests, view of the great northern mountains and lakes.

Day 1

Kathmandu to Paro, transfer to hotel. Overnight at Paro.

Day 2

Sightseeing of Ta Dzong or National Museum, rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong or the fort of Drukpa victory, Kyichu Lhakhang. Overnight at Paro.

Day 3

Drive Paro to Treking point, and start trekking up to Jangchulakha (3200m). Overnight at camp.

Day 4

Trek Jangchulakha to Simkota(3800m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 5

Trek Simkota to Phajoding(3200m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 6

Trek Phajoding to Thimphu. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7

Sightseeing of Painting School, Simtokha dzong, Handicrafts Emporium, National Memorial Chorten. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8

Drive to Wangdiphodrang via Punakha. Overnight at Wangdi Resort.

Day 9

Drive Wangdiphodrang to Paro. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10

Transfer hotel to airport for onward destination.

Health

There are no specific health requirements for entry into Nepal or Bhutan. However, you should consult your doctor for up-to-date information regarding vaccinations, high altitude medication and medications for any reasonably foreseeable illnesses whilst traveling in Nepal and Bhutan.

Be aware that some drugs, including anti-malarials, have side effects at altitude. Please discuss this carefully with your doctor.

Please be aware that medical facilities are not of the same standard you might expect at home. We strongly recommend that you carry a personal First Aid kit as well as sufficient quantities of any personal medical requirements (including a spare pair of glasses).

Weather

In the months of October, November, December, January and February, mornings and evenings will be cold. You will have to being in warm clothes (thick overcoats not necessary). While the months of February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September the days are warmer. June, July and August will be little wet and some rain gear would be necessary.

Due to wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing.

Sunglasses/spare glasses or contact lenses, pair of casual shoes, trekking boot if you choose bhutan treks, washing kit, shaving kit, towel, hat, umbrella, camera, film and accessories, maps, insect repellent, hand cream, small sewing kit & safety pins, torch or flash light with spare batteries, mirror, sun screen cream, lip salve or soluble aspirin, antiseptic cream, preparation for the relief of sunburn. You may not be tuned to the Asian drugs so it is always better to bring own brand.

  1. Accommodation - Twin share
  2. Transport as per itinerary
  3. All meals in Bhutan
  4. All airport transfers
  5. Sightseeing as per itinerary
  6. English speaking interpreter/guide

  1. Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
  2. Meals in Kathmandu (apart from breakfast)
  3. International flights and departure taxes
  4. Visa and passport fees
  5. Travel insurance
  6. Emergency evacuation
  7. Tips and gratuities
  8. Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of Legend Nepal (eg. Landslides)

10 DAYS EXCLUDING FLIGHTS



Highlights

: 10 days
: 4820 m.
: Accommodation is on a twin share basis with private facilities.
: Breakfast only is included in Kathmandu. In Bhutan all meals are included.
: 15 km. per day
: All land transport, including transfers, is by private vehicle.
: Trekking
:
winter (December – February)
autumn (September – November)
: 12
: Trekking
: Moderate