This trip starts from Paro to the beautiful Thimphu, the capital city and to Punakha, and Back
to Paro, with a Bucket lists in different areas to be completed and tricked.First on the list is
Mountain Biking around the Thimphu city; Second, Hike to Lungchoktse; Third, Rafting in
Female River; fourth Camping by the side of Female river;fifth, hike to tiger nest and finally
ending with a relaxing time in traditional Hot-stone bath.
Tour Length :- 05nights/06days.
Bucket lists :- Hike to Tigernest and Hot-stone Bath in Paro, Mountain Biking in Thimphu, Hike
to Lungchoktse in Dochula + Rafting and camping in Punakha.
Destinations :- Paro, Thimphu,Punakha.
|Number of travelers in the group||High season (Mar,Apr,May &Sept,Oct,Nov)||Off-Season (Dec,Jan,Feb &Jun,July,Aug)|
|01||USD 1,395/per person||USD 1,170/per person||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
|02||USD 1,345/per person||USD 1,120/per person||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
|03 and more||USD 1,195/per person||USD 970/per person||+Air fare (to & from Bhutan)|
Bhutan have only two Airlines which fly in/out of country. Below mentioned airfare are average air fare for the flight to/from Bhutan as it fluctuates.
Round trip Fare(USD)
|Bangkok –Paro- Bangkok (Thailand)||730|
|Kolkata- Paro-Kolkata (India)||390|
As we fly to Bhutan we can get a spectacular views of the Himalayas .At the airport, we will be greeted by a representative from A Bucket list Adventure. We will drive to Thimphu through the Paro valley with an
amazing view of landscape. On reaching Thimphu,We will visit Tashichoedzong(Fortress of glorious religion) and stroll around the main street of the capital. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Safety measures; – Ride on left side of the road and slow.
Biking Areas; – Buddha point, Takin Zoo/BBS tower, Memorial chorten to chubachu to Zilukha nunnery. In the Morning,we will ride to Buddha point,(a giant statue (169ft tall) ,on the hill overlooking Thimphu valley).Then we ride on the trail of Kuenselphodrang Parkover the side of mountain giving us amazing view of capital city. We can ride downhill to the restaurant for lunch. In the Afternoon we can ride around the city and make a little climb to Takin Zoo, Takin is a national animal, the legend has it that Divine madman created Takin, head like Goat and Body like cow. Then we can ride further uphill to the BBS tower Point from where you will get an amazing view of north Thimphu valley and south too. Then we will ride downhill passing by zilukha nunnerywith a majestic view of Tashichoeedzong. We can also stop at Bhutan Post(to make our own stamp and send it family and friends around world), Paper making factory(hand-made paper), and Farmers Vegetable market, if the day falls on weekend.Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
After breakfast drive to Punakha, the old capital town of Bhutan. Stop enroute at Dochula pass (3,150m) from where we will hike to Lungchoktse(3400m), a temple on the hill from where we can literally touch sky and overlooking mountains from the top. After lunch at Dochula, we will take a scenic drive to Punakha. We pass through rice fields along river banks and reach Punakha. In the afternoon we will raft in the female river for about 10km where we get chance to spot different birds,. Overnight at camping at Zamlingthang ground(by the side of female river, Zamlingthang)/hotel in Punakha.
Today we will drive to Paro and on the way we will visit Punakha Dzong, a fortress in between Male River and Female River.Then we will walk for 2o minutes through the sobsokha Village and rice field to Chimi Lhakhang,a fertility monastery dedicated to Divine madman lama Drukpa Kuenley. We will continue on our journey to Paro. Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
After breakfast, we hike for 4 -5 hours to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery situated at 3,180 meters..In 8 th century Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant, located about halfway up the mountain. After having explored the monastery, we hike down to the valley and stroll down the main street of Paro town. In the evening we will visit farm house for typical dinner and traditional hot-stone bath. Overnight at hotel in Paro.
After breakfast our representative will take you to airport and bid you farewell.