Bumthang Cultural Trek

Bumthang Cultural Trek
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Tour duration : 08 days 07 nights (3 days trekking)
Tour types : Trekking and Cultural Sightseeing
Departs : Everyday
Destination : Paro, Bumthang, Trongsa, Wangduephodrang and Thimphu.
Accommodations : 3 star hotels / Camping
Difficulty Grading : Easy
Trek starts at : Toktu Bridge
Trek ends at : Mebar Tsho
Max Elevation : 3400 m
Highest Camp : 2900 m
Best Season : March, April, May, September, October & November
Transport : SUV cars, Toyota mini bus, Toyota coaster bus, Domestic flight
Entry : Paro
Exit : Paro

Day 01: Arrival at Paro – Drive to Thimphu

Fly into Paro international airport. Representative from our company will receive you at the airport. Drive towards capital city, Thimphu.


Day 02: Thimphu – Bumthang

Start early in the morning from Thimphu. It will be a daylong and tiring journey to Bumthang.

Day 03: Toktu Bridge – Nang Lhakhang (trekking).

Drive from your hotel towards Toktu Bridge, the starting point of your trekking journey.

Trekking distance       : 14 km

Trekking time             : 6 hours

Campsite location       : Near Nang Lhakhang

Campsite altitude        : 2900 m

Day 04: Nang Lakhang – Ogyenchhoeling (trekking).

Today you will be trekking across Phephela Pass (3400 m), the highest point of the journey.

Trekking distance       : 19 km

Trekking time             : 7-8 hours

Campsite location       : Near Ogyencholing Village.

Campsite altitude        : 2850 m

Day 05: Ogyenchhoeling – Mebar Tsho – Bumthang (trekking).

Trekking distance       : 11 km

Trekking time             : 4 hours

Overnight                   : At hotel in Bumthang.

Day 06: Bumthang – Gangtey

From Bumthang we will begin our journey back to Paro. On the way we will spend one night at Gangtey valley.

Day 07: Gangtey – Thimphu – Paro

From Gangtey we will drive back to Paro for the night.

Day 08: Departure

Your amazing tour of Bhutan comes to an end today. Our team will see you off at Paro airport after your breakfast.

The total tour cost, minimum daily tariff, surcharges and Bhutan visa fees for booking “Bumthang Cultural Trek” are as follows:

Single Traveller: $2840
Dual travelers/2pax: $2120 Per Person
3 travelers: $1925 Per Person
4 Travelers: $1825 Per Person
5 - 6 Travelers: $1770 Per Person
7 and above Travelers: $1745 Per Person
The above mentioned price covers the following:
  • Tour vehicles with experienced driver – (SUV cars for single and dual travelers, Toyota Mini buses for group of 3 – 9 travelers and Toyota coaster buses for group consisting 10 or more travelers).
  • All meals – (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • All accommodations in 3 star hotels/ guest houses in twin sharing basis – (Up gradation to 4 stars and 5 stars available on paying the extra premium).
  • Licensed English speaking tour guide – (Language speaking guides for French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai are available on paying extra premium of $60 - $100).
  • Sustainable Development fee of US $65 per person per night spent in Bhutan – (This money goes for a very good cause of reducing poverty, rural development, free medical services and free education for Bhutanese people).
  • Entrance fees to all tourist sites
  • Tea and snacks during the day
  • Bottled water during the day
  • Bhutan Visa Fee of US $40
  • Trekking Equipments as follows:
    • Horses/ potters and ponies
    • Toilet tents with toilet pots and toilet papers
    • Sleeping tents (A-shaped) with pillows and mattress
    • Dinning tents with tables and chairs
    • Kitchen tents with whole set of kitchen items to prepare meals
    • Trekking/camping cooks
    • Trekking/camping staffs
    • Hot water bags in bed
The above mentioned price does not cover the following:
  • Airfare (both international and domestic)
  • Travel insurance
  • Laundry, Beverages and tips
  • Any cost incurred due to flight cancellation, delayed flight, road blockage

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