Join us for our tourism celebration "Visit Bhutan 2015 - Celebrate Happiness" commemorating the 60th Birthday of His Majesty the 4th King of Bhutan. The year will be filled with fascinating festivals and special events. There has never been a better time to see, feel and experience Bhutan. We are offering special tour packages to help celebrate happiness in 2015 and this auspicious occasion.
Merak-Sakteng stands out as a
distinct attraction in Bhutan. Unlike anywhere else in the country, it offers a
visitor to experience a unique semi-nomadic lifestyle, culture and vernacular
in one of the most scenic pastoral valleys in the protected area of Sakteng
Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) in Trashigang Dzongkhag (District), in Eastern Bhutan.
Arrive at Paro International Airport where your guide will meet
you and take you to Thimphu.Sightseeing
in paro such as Paro Rinpung Dzong, national museum and
Drukgyel Dzong, after lunch you will visit
Kyichu Lhakhang (temple) and Dumtse Lhakhang, a temple built by
Thangthong Gyalpo, the iron bridge builder. Overnight in Paro
Day02: Hike to Tiger Nest
Hike to the Tiger’s Nest and visit the monastery then have lunch
at the Taktshang cafeteria. Drive to Thimphu. Overnight in Thimphu
Sightseeing in Thimphu where you can visit the National Memorial
Chorten, Gaint Buddha statue, the National Library, the National Painting
School and Changangkha Temple. Browse the striking collection of intricate
textiles at the National Textile Museum and visit the Folk Museum. You may
also be able to visit the weekly market.Evening
free time to walk around Thimphu town andOvernight
Drive to Punakha via Dochula Pass, on the way visit to Simtokha
Dzong. You stop for for tea at Dochula resort and then journey continuous
to Punakha.In the afternoon
visit Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang (Temple of Fertility), built
in the 15th century by the ‘Divine Mad Man’ (Lama Drukpa Kuenley). Overnight in
Day05: Punakha- Bumthang
After breakfast we will drive to Bumthang via wangdi
and Pele la pass. visi chendeji chorten and then visit to Trongsa Dzong
and Ta Dzong (watchtower). Drive to Jakar about 68 km drive across Yotong La
pass and descend into Chumey valley (2,700m), the first of four Bumthang
valleys. Then it is another 45 minutes, past the villages of Zugney and Prakar,
and across kiki la pass to arrive at Jakar, the administrative center of
Bumthang district. Night at Bumthang
After breakfast sightseeing around Bumthang valley and you will
cover the most important touristic sites such as Kurjey lhakhang, Jambay
Lhakhang, Tamshing temple and Jakar Dzong. This is the place where Guru
Rimpoche first visited to Bhutan in 746 AD and blessed by Guru Rimpoche and
many other great gurus.
Day07: Bumthang- Mongar
After breakfast drive to Mongar will take about 8 hours and
distance is approximately 198 km en-route visit URA valley which is about 11/2hrs drive from Bumthang. It is nestled
in a valley at roughly 3100m Altitude from the sea level. It is one of the
largest clustered villages in Bhutan consisting of some sixty- three households
and about three hundred residents. You will pass through Thrumshing La pass,
the highest pass on the East –West high way. Mongar marks the beginning of the
eastern Bhutan the second largest town in the sub-tropical East. At the end of
the day you will relax and Night at Mongar
Morning after breakfast drive to Tashigang through Korila pass and
along Drangme chu River. Drangme chu rive is the longest and biggest
river in Bhutan. Visit to Tashigang Dzong which was built in 1167 by
Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel and now it is the administrave seats for distric as
well home of the monk body. Evening before dinner rambles around Trashigang
town and Night in Tashigang.
Day09: Tashigang drive to
The trek to Merak will start
from Chaling reached by following an unsealed road from Rangjung. Damnongchu
camping area is located after Mindrula which lies at about 3,316m /
10,880ft. Camp at Damnongchu Camp
Day10: Damongchu- Merak
5 hours, camp altitude 3,499
m. The trail from Damnongchu to Merak goes along the river bank with
gradual ups and downs. Over night at Merak Camp.
The trek from Merak to Miksa
Teng is long and of medium difficulty. It will pass through the beautiful
Nagchungla pass (approx 4,100m / 13,451ft). The campsite is located in a
clearing surrounded by rhododendron trees.
Day12 : Miksateng- Sakteng
Trek to Sakteng from Miksa
Teng is easy making your way through beautiful woods with a short climb before
reaching Sakteng. Overnight at Camp.
Day13: Sakteng- Jyonkhar
6 1/2 hours, camp
altitude 1,859 m. Sakteng to Jyonkhar Teng trek is an easy trek
comparing to previous days. It is mostly downhill to Jyonkhar Teng camp.
Day14: Jyonkhar –
5 hours, camp altitude 1,981 m
The final day. This day is full with ups and down until you reach the road the
head at Phongmay. Drive to Tashigang.
Day: 15 Tashigang – Samdrup Jongkhar (170m)
After breakfast your guide and driver will take you to a place
called Samdrupjongkhar. Today you will pass through Sherubtse University in
Bhutan and if you‘re interested in textiles, you can visit Khaling weaving
center then finally to Samdrup Jongkhar the exit/enter points of Bhutan.
Samdrup Jongkhar situated at the bottom of the foothills is on the border with
the Indian state of Assam. Night at Sumdrupjongkhar
Day: 16 Samdrup
Jongkhar – Guwahati.
Leave to Guwahati (Assam, India) to catch your flight.