Bhutan Karma Trails

Himalayan Moutain Walking-9Nights / 10Days

Day 1: Paro – Thimphu(1hr) En-route stopover at Wangsimu, twist and turn below the main highway to visit Khandro(celestial being) Sonam Pelden’s residence, beleived to be about 8-9hundreds years old.

Overnight at Jumolhari, Peaceful Resort or Similar.

Day 2: Drive 45min towards north of Thimphu town and start climbing Chari Monastery, an institute of sacred Buddhist studies. Afternoon, an easy one-hour walk with great views of Thimphu that takes you from the telecom tower to Wangditse and further down to Dechen phodrang, transfer to hotel.

Overnight at Peaceful Resort, Jumolhari or Similar.

Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha. Drive across the most scenic Dochula Pass and further down to Punakha, take a short hike to the “Fertility Temple”. Zangto pelri and the Nunnery.

Overnight at Merry Phuensum

Day 4: Punakha valley. Hike to Khamsum Yuelley and take a adventurous walk via different route, on your way down leading you through Sonagasa(summer residence of the Royal families) and further down Punakha dzong.
Overnight at Merry Phuensum

Day 5: PunakhaTo Phobjika(2-3hrs) Pay your visit to the Gantey Goemba and hike the Gantey nature trail.

Day 6: Explore the valley, but this time on your foot. Wander around the villages of the Phobjikha while we present to you a chance of letting you experience a Bhutanese way of living. If you may, the villagers would love to host as their especial guest of the house and considered VIP. Before you leave, if you would like you can always leave behind a small amount of money as a token of appreciation.

Overnight at Dewachen

Day 7: Gantey – Dhochula . Hike to Lungchu Tse temple(3560m) for about 4hrs. later visit Dochu La temple located on the hill opposite to the 108 stupa’s.

Overnight at Dochula Resort

Day 8: Dochula – Paro(2hrs) Wake-up early morning to see the Sunrise. Afterwards visit “Tigers Nest” and Drugyal Dzong.

Overnight at Khangku Resort, Tenziling

Day 9: Paro – Cheli La Pass(2hrs) Hike down to Kila Nunnery. Afternoon to Dzongdrakha and Paro Ringpung

Overnight at Tashi Namgay Resort

Day 10: Drive back to the Air-port.