Bhutan is swiftly developing its reputation as a premier destination for adventure sports. Set amongst the majestic Himalayas our kingdom is the perfect location for all manner of exciting activities including Hiking, Trekking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking and Fishing. Whether it’s rafting down crystal clear, glacier-fed rivers or trekking through lush, virgin forests Bhutan offers a one-of-a-kind experience for travelers seeking adventure in an unspoiled and unexplored environment. All the necessary arrangements for adventure activities can be made through your local tour operator. They will provide you with well-trained and experienced guides to ensure your safety at all times.

Day 1: Paro to Thimphu

Distance: 60 kms, Time period: 1 hour

Our representative,guide and driver will welcome you with a warm heart. Drive to Thimphu, on the way visit the Tachog Temple, to have a glimpse of the iron chains which existed from 15th century. It was built by “Thangthong Gyalpo” known as the ” iron bridge builder”. When moving ahead there is a confluence as we call it “Chuzom” which means meeting of the two rivers.

While reaching Thimphu visit:

  1. The Memorial Stupa or Chhorten which is located at the heart of the Thimphu valley. It was build by the grand Queen Mother in the memory of the Third King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and to fulfill his quest.
  2. Visit the Buddha Dordenma, depicts the sitting Buddha made of bronze and standing up to 169 feet tall. From these point we can see the beautiful landscape of the Thimphu city.
  3. Drive to the Takin Preserved center or the mini zoo to see the National Animal of Bhutan. Takin is the national animal of Bhutan and weighs upto 300-450 kilos.
  4. Visit the Trashichhodzong which is used as administration as well as religious affairs of the country. It also houses the office of the King and the enthronement room for the King.
  5. In the evening stroll around the Thimphu town. Don’t forget to take pictures of the wavy dancing policeman controlling the traffic.
    Overnight at the hotel

Day 2: Thimphu to Thimphu


After breakfast drive to Tango Monastery (45 minutes) and hike up to the monastery which was built in 1630 by the 3rd Druk Desi Gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay with 30 monks and is a Buddhist University at present.


Hike up to the Chari monastery which takes about an hour one way. It was built by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in the memory of his father who died in Tibet & the dead body was been brought to Bhutan. It was also the first buddhist institute in the country and is now used as a meditation center for the monks.


Drive to the BBS tower and hike the Wangditse trail which is about an hour & half trekking till Dechenphodrang.

*** So there is option to hike two places, where we can pack our lunch and hike Chari and Tango Monastery or hike one of these trails. Then drive back to town, have lunch and hike Wangditshe.

We recommend you to discuss with the guide.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha

Distance: 72 kmsTime: 2-3 hours

After checking out from the hotel drive to Dochula pass (3100 m high). If the Mother Nature favors her mood then we will get the spectacular veiw the snow capped mountains of Bhutan. It also depicts the 108 stupas which was built by our Queen mother to remember the bravery of the armies who lost their lives during a conflict in 2003.

Hike up to Khamsum Yuelly Namgyal Chorten (45 mins) which was built in 2008.

While returning back visit the Punakha Dzong which lies between the two rivers Pho Chhu (male river) and Mo Chhu (female river).
It is the ancient capital of Bhutan till 1955. It houses the winter residence for the religious head and the monks.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Punakha to Trongsa

Distance: 73 kms, Time: 3-4 hrs

In the morning take a hike to Chimmi Lhakhang or the Temple of Fertility (30 mins). It was the Divine Madman or Lam Drukpa Kuenley who subjugated the demoness who tried people from practicing Buddhism. It is true that those couples who are not able to conceive come to this temple to receive the blessing and to pray for a child.

Drive to Trongsa (2-3 hrs) via Pelela pass (3400 m). Before reaching the town there is stunning viewpoint to see the largest Dzong in the country.

Visit the Trongsa Dzong as it holds a important role of the king to be a Governor of Trongsa before becoming the king.

Visit the Ta Dzong or Trongsa Muesem which was used as a watch tower to defend the against the Tibetan Invaders.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Trongsa to Bumthang

Distance: 68 kms, Time: 2 hours

Drive from the hotel and cross the Yontongla pass (3400 m), where the wind kisses you and leaves a refreshing mind.

Visit Jambay Lhakhang built in 7th century to subjugate the Ogress by the Tibetan King Songsten Gonpo. It is one of the 108 temples which was build in one day.

Trek to Kurjey Lhakhang where Guru Padmasambhava meditated and left the body imprint in the 8th century.
Visit the Tamshing Monastery which was built by Terton Pema Lingpa in the 15th century.

Day 6: Bumthang to Tang Ogyenchholing.

Distance: 24 kms, Time: 45 mins

Drive towards Tang valley and hike  from the village to the Tang Ogyenchholing palace. Now it’s a museum housing typical Bhutanese way.


Drive to Ura valley and stroll around the village and the amazing settlement which dates back to 19th century.

Day 7: Bumthang to Gangtey

Distance: 78 kms, Time: 3-4 hrs

Drive to Phobjikha valley which is one of the wet lands where the Black necked cranes fly thousands of miles from Tibet called Yamdro to Gangtey valley in the month of November till Mid-Feburary. Visit Gangtey monastery and take a hike from here through the meadows down into the valley (2 hrs).

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: Gangtey to Paro

Distance: 72 kms, Time: 3-4 hrs

In the morning drive to Paro and stop at Dochula pass to grab a hot tea and to refresh. Upon reaching at Paro visit the Paro museum that show cases the different mask dances performed during the festivals, the ancient paintings, the utensils used at homes and the bio-diversity of Bhutan.

Visit the Paro Dzong and spent time to get a spectacular view of the valley and the Ugyen Pelri Palace.

In the evening walk around the town to grab some gifts for friends and family back home.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9: Paro to Taktshang

Distance: 5-6 kmsTime: 6-7 hrs

Early in the morning hike up to Tigers nest or Taktshang,the valley is 2100 meters above the sea level and we will be hiking up to 3100 meters. Here Guru Padmasambhava meditated for 3 months and left the body imprint. He came riding on the tigress to subjugate the local deity who was harming the people. So, later in the 17t century it was founded by Gyalsey Tenzin Rabgay and built the monastery. So every Bhutanese have a dream to visit this place in their life time as it is the venerated place in Bhutan.

Visit the Kyichu Lhakhang built in the 7th century by King Songsten Gonpo on left ankle of the Ogress. It is one of the 108 temples built by the king and the remaining are on Himalayan regions of Nepal and Tibet.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Paro to Paro Airport

Check out from the hotel and drive to the airport. There is a saying “take nothing but the memories, leave nothing but the footprints”. Thank you for visiting our country.


  • Bhutan VISA fee
  • Government royalty & taxes
  • Dedicated English speaking tour guide
  • Dedicated tour vehicle and driver
  • 3-star accommodation (twin sharing)
  • Daily 3 meals (B/L/D)
  • Airport transfers
  • Bottled water
  • Entry fees to parks and monuments

Not Included

  • Flights to and from Bhutan
  • Personal expense/shopping
  • Beverages (soda/juice/alcohol)
  • 4 or 5 star accommodation (extra charges will apply)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guide and driver