- Bhutan Trekking Tours
- 10 days - 9 nights
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- 4 star and 5 star accommodations and meals (optional)
- Airfares (optional)
- All entrance fees to museums and monuments
- All internal taxes and fees
- All meals ( breakfast
- All meals ( breakfast, lunch, dinner & light refreshments) at 3 star hotels/tourist standard restaurants
- All necessary trekking equipments like sleeping tents
- All necessary trekking equipments like sleeping tents, dinning tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, sleeping mats, sleeping bags
- All transfers and excursions by private vehicles
- Bhutan Government Royalty of US$ 65/person/night
- Bhutanese Tourist Visa fee of US$40/person (must be paid in advance with tour cost)
- Charges for porters ponies/mules for transportation on trekking trail
- dinner & light refreshments) at 3 star hotels/tourist standard restaurants
- dinning tents
- English speaking tour guide service
- Fees for Trekking cooks/ all meals on trekking
- FIT surcharges of US$40/person/night for a single traveler and US$30/person/night for a double
- kitchen tents
- Mineral drinking water
- Other personal expenses like overseas calls, laundry,etc
- Single room supplement of US$40/room/night during low season and US$ 50/room/night during high season (optional)
- sleeping bags
- sleeping mats
- toilet tents
- Travel inssurance (recommended)
- Twin sharing hotel rooms at 3 star hotels
10 days 9 nights dagala trek
10 days 9 nights Dagala trek
The trek to Dagala Mountain (4000 meters), it has many lakes rich in trout fish. Dagala mountain range divides two prominent valleys of Thimphu and Wangdue Phodrang. You will come across a beautiful alpine flower, rhododendrons and diversified species. In summer, the plateau is home and also a grazing pasture for the yaks.
Season: May-June September-October
Day 01: Arrive Paro and Paro Sightseeing
Fly into Paro international airport by Drukair flight. After immigration and customs formalities, you will be received by the representative of Advent Bhutan Tours & Travels and driven to your hotel. After checking into your hotel and lunch visit the following places:
Visit the National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Ta Dzong- National Museum of Bhutan is a cultural museum in the town of Paro established in 1968. Built on top of the hill above Rinpung Dzong, it was originally used to defend Rinpung Dzong and the Paro valley during times of war.
Here, an intriguing collection of finest samples of Bhutanese art, including masterpieces of bronze statues, paintings, suitable galleries are elegantly displayed on scientific lines, which collectively will lead to the wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom.
Make a visit to a farmhouse which gives an insight of authentic lifestyle of a Bhutanese farming family.
In the evening,stroll around the Paro Town.
Day 02: Paro – Thimphu (2Hours-55Km)
After breakfast, travel to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, an hourly drive journey. The road runs down through the Paro valley, characterised by the narrow-gauged with high, rocky cliffs on the left. You can stop on the way to visit the magnificent Tamchhog Lhakhang, the hereditary place of worship for Bhutan’s iron bridge builder. Then passage through Chuzom, is the entrance to the Thimphu valley, the Confluence of Paro and Thimphu rivers. The road passes along the Simtokha Dzong, (Dzong means ‘castle-monastery’) – It is the oldest Dzong built in 1629 by Zhabdrug Ngawang Namgyal (who unified Bhutan). The Dzong functions as a monastic and as well as administrative centre. Today, it is one of the pre-eminent Dzongkha language (National Language) learning institutes.
On arrival at Thimphu check into your hotel. After brief rest and refreshment, your sightseeing includes a visit to the following places:
The Memorial Chorten– Also known as the Thimphu Chorten, was built in 1974 to honour the third Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (1928–1972), who is regarded as “The Father of Modern Bhutan”. Buddhist call the monument “The mind of the Buddha”. It is an honoured landmark in the city with its golden spires and bells, widely known as “the most visible religious landmark in Bhutan”.
Then, stroll down the Handicrafts Emporium and local crafts shops, aligned neatly below Norzin Lam, opposite to Nehru Wangchuk Cultural Centre, to witness Bhutanese fine traditional arts. Here you can buy hand-woven textiles, thangka paintings, masks, ceramics, slate and wood carvings, jewellery, and other eye-catching items made from local materials.
In the evening, take rest and make preparation for the upcoming trekking.
Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
Day 03: Thimphu-Genekha (5Hours-15Km-8500ft)
Drive to Genekha Village, which is 40kms from Thimphu. Today’s trail is all through terraced fields and conifers vegetation. The trek starts from beautiful Genekha village (2800m) with a short descent down to the river where your campsite is based. Overnight in Camp at Genekha beside the river bank.
Day 04: Genekha – Labatama (6Hours-12Km-3800m)
Today’s trek will lead you through tiny streams.you will climb gently through scattered birches and rhododendrons to arrive at Pagalabtsa pass (4,250m) marked by huge cairns. From here one will view whole Dagala range meadows and yak herders camp. Beside the Yak herder’s camp will be your campsite for the night Overnight in the camp.
Day 05: Halt in Labatama
We will make a halt at Labatama to make a explore many lakes around the place. Hike to setso, which takes for about fifteen minutes. Afterwards, walk over a small ridge and then down to Jagetsho Lake. later, we will hike to island peak of Amo Jomo (5500m). You will be amazed by the spectacular view from the peak.
Return to your camp and prepare for the next day.
Day 06: Labatam – Jadula(7Hours-17Km-12000ft)
The trek trail is a gradual climb till you reach the Jomigue pass alt. 4,460m. You can see some majestic mountains of northern Bhutan from the pass. Then, trek trails slowly move downwards and takes about two hours to reach Jadula. Overnight in camp.
Day 07: Jadula – Japhuna (5Hours-15Km-3800m)
The trek trail leads you through the forest of rhododendrons up till the valley. After, the two hours journey we will reach to the lunch place. From the lunch place, after a hourly trekking, you will reach the campsite Japhuna (Rock Cave)
Overnight in camp.
Day 08: Japhuna – Talakha(6Hours-17Km-2900m)
A gradual climb till you crosses Jeleze La Pass at alt 4,000m. From the pass, one can have a good view of Jou Dake Gang, Jhomolhari, Jichu Drake, Gangchen Tak, Masangang. After a gradual descend for about two hours through the dense pine forest and oak tree, you will reach Talekha monastery. Overnight in camp.
Day 09: Talakha – Thimphu
From Talekha descent all the way through the dense forest of blue pine and evergreen oak trees till Semtokha Dzong where Advent tour transportation will be waiting to pick you up. Then travel to Thimphu.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 10: Thimphu- Paro (2Hours-55Km)-Paro – Departure
Advent Bhutan Tours & Travels (your local Bhutan travel agent) will see you off at the Paro International Airport for your onward destinations.
End of the Tour
Note: The trek above is not so hard but not too easy as well. It might go above the tree line and there are lot of climbing ups and downs. The altitude might go up to 4000 mts above the sea level. You need to have a good physical fitness to experience this trek. It would be best, if you go for fitness check up before you take up this trekking.
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