• “Lord Buddha was born in Nepal”

Bhutan Dur Hot spring trekking

This trek journeys into the Wangchuk Centennial Park, where the seven pools of naturally heated water are said to be the most beautiful hot springs in the Himalayas. This invigorating trek follows trails through virgin forests of spruce, juniper, cyprus and hemlock, crossing several high passes surrounded by a chain of majestic peaks on the horizon. A challenging trek that passes through remote regions home to musk deer, blue sheep and the Himalayan black bear, this journey affords a glimpse into the unspoiled beauty of Bhutan's rugged wilderness.

 Days 1: Arrival at Paro: Fly into Himalayas with Druk Air.
The green wall of hills known as gateways into Bhutan from the plains climbs continuously higher as the plane flies north towards the Tibet border. Silver rivers thread the valleys, waterfalls plunge down the forested mountainsides and to the north, the great snowcapped peaks of the inner Himalayas rise up into the sky. As the aircraft enters the Paro valley, look down and you will see the Paro Dzong overlooking Paro Chu (river) with Ta Dzong, watch tower, now the national museum, above it. Your escort from Adventure Bhutan Travel, who accompany you throughout the trip, will be waiting for you at the airport. After completion of airport formalities, you will drive through fascinating valley of Paro and overnight in hotel.

Days 2: In Paro: Full day sightseeing in the Paro Valley.
After breakfast drive to the Drugyel Dzong or the Fortress of Victory from where the Bhutanese repelled many Tibetan invasions. The Dzong though in ruins holds great historical importance to the Bhutanese. From there, in fine weather, one can view the majestic Mt. Jhumolhari standing at an altitude of 7329m above the sea. Other places of interest include the National Museum, Paro Rinpong Dzong and the local market. Overnight in Hotel.

Days 3: Paro to Thimphu: Drive to the capital of the country after breakfast.
Enroute you will be able to see the Tachogang Monastery. In Thimphu, visit the National memorial Chorten built in the loving memory of the Late King, His Majesty, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Also visit the National Library, Painting School and the Changangkha Lhakhang. In the evening drive to the Sangay gang viewpoint to see the Thimphu valley in the evening sun. Overnight in hotel.

Days 4: Thimphu to Trongsa: The journey to Central Bhutan begins early in the morning with pack lunch on the way.
The drive to Trongsa takes about 7 - 8 hours and you will be passing through beautiful forests as well as high passes from where you can have breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Overnight in Hotel.

Days 5: Trongsa to Bumthang: The drive to Bumthang takes about 2 and half hours.
Lunch will be served in the hotel. After lunch at leisure. A walk in the valley is recommended for acclimatization. Overnight in Hotel.

Days 6: Bumthang to Gorsum (3120m.)
After breakfast you will be driven to the starting point of the Trek just below the Kurje Lhakhang. The trek route is a gradual climb following the Chamkhar river, a river rich in trout. 7 hours walk. Camp at Gorsum.

Days 7: Gorsum to Lungsum (3160m.)
The trail ascends gradually through dense forests of spruce, hemlock, cypress, juniper and maple. An encounter with a deer is not out of the ordinary. 6 hours walk. Overnight in camp.

Days 8: Lungsum to Tshochenchen (3200m.).
The vegetation remains the same almost through out the day, though towards the end of the day you will be walking above the tree line. 7 hours walk and Overnight in camp.

Days 9: Tshochenchen to Durtshachu (3400m.).
The trek is uphill till the Julila pass at an altitude of 4700m and then is down hill till the camp. In clear weather, the surrounding mountains can be seen from the Julila pass. Musk deer, herds of blue sheep and the black Himalayan bear can be spotted today.8 hours walk and Overnight in camp.

Days 10: Durtshachu to Durtshachu: A day of rest. After a leisurely breakfast,
relax in the hotspring or hike around the surrounding areas

Days 11: Dursthachu to Tshochenchen:
Same as the previous route. Overnight in camp.

Days 12: Tshochenchen to Gorsum:
Same as the previous route but without the Lungsum halt. The whole journey is about nine hours. Overnight in camp.

Days 13: Gorsum to Jakar:
Same as the previous route. The transportation will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Days 14: In Bhumthang: Bumthang is a land of myth and mysteries.
This is probably the holiest of all the valleys in Bhutan. You can begin exploring the valley after a late breakfast. Drive to the Bumthang Jambay Lhakhang, the oldest monastery in the kingdom built by the Tibetan king Songtsen Gambo in the 8th century. Drive to the kurjey Lhakhang and the Tamshing Monastery. Visit the Swiss Diary farm. Evening at leisure. Overnight in hotel.

Days 15: Bumthang to Punakha: The drive to Punakha,
the ancient capital of Bhutan takes about 8 hours. Catch up on the sights missed on the previous trip to Bumthang. Overnight in Hotel.

Days 16: Punakha to Paro: After breakfast drive to the Paro valley.
Enroute visit the Semtokha Dzong, the oldest Dzong in the country built by the Zhabdrung Rinpoche in 1627 ad. which now serves as a school for language and literature. Overnight in Hotel.

Days 17: Paro to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to hotel.


  cost included
Round trip airport transfers and other transport as per itinerary
All meals, tea & snacks
Government approved A & B category hotels on twin sharing basis in city and camping (tent) during trekking
Experienced English speaking guides and local staff
All city tour
Government taxes, permits, sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments
Bhutan Visa fee
Porter and pack animals for the trekking
Trekking equipments like 2-men sleeping tents, dining tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, and sleeping mats
Mountain Bike

cost excluded
Airfare to/from Paro, Bhutan
Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet , laundry etc.)
Trip cancellation and Medical/Evacuation Insurance
Tips for Staff/guide.
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