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Juniper Trek:Discover The Raw Natural Beauty of Bhutan

This trek is the paradise for the wanderlust souls. The trek offers an opportunity to see Bhutan in its raw natural beauty.

The trek takes you to the off beaten path with stunning view of Himalayan range. Sporadically you will be heralded by thousands of wild flowers and birds. Many a time you may sight blue poppies, the rare national flower of Bhutan.
While on trek you can also get an aerial view of Haa & Paro valley. You will also be meeting the yak herders and also be getting an opportunity to explore the forest. The forest here will enable you to appreciate the incredible ecological diversity.
Before the Trek begins ,you will be hiking to Tiger Nest for acclimatization.

per adult from

$1,527

AUD

Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Trekking Equipment-Camping Equipment- Sleeping tents- dinning tents- toilet tents- ponies for luggage- all the necessary food items
    • Certified Guide ,Private Transportation, internal taxes & Bhutan Visa
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Rinpung Dzong
    • Entry/Admission - Paro Taktsang
    • Entry/Admission - Kyichu Lhakhang
    What's excluded :
    • Travel Insurance and those not included in inclusion

  • Day 1: Fly into Paro- Paro Sightseeing

    Stop At: National Museum, Tag-Dzong Rinpung Dzong, Paro 12001 Bhutan
    The National Museum, housed in an old watchtower above the Paro Dzong.
    The museum's collections include displays of spectacular Thangkas (religious scroll paintings), bronze statues, Bhutan's beautiful stamps, and the Tshog-shing Lhakhang ("Temple of the Tree of Wisdom"), with its carvings depicting the history of Buddhism.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Rinpung Dzong, Paro Bhutan
    Time permitting you will also visit the Paro Dzong itself, built in 1644 by the Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Drive to visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong ( Fortress on the Heap of Jewels).
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel in Paro

    Day 2: PARO TAKTSHANG HIKE (4-6 HOURS)- THIMPHU

    Stop At: Paro Taktsang, Taktsang Trail BT, Paro Bhutan
    Today you have the hike of taking a steep, 1½-hour hike to a teahouse, where you can enjoy a great view of Taktsang Monastery (its name means "tiger's nest"), perched on a cliff 2,700 feet above the floor of the Paro Valley. The hike follows a steep switchback trail through the forest, and after a break with tea and cookies, you have the option to sit outside the cafe and admire the monastery and its beautiful surroundings or, if you feel energetic, to continue another thirty minutes to a closer viewpoint. Much of Taktsang was destroyed by a fire in April 1998, but it is now completely rebuilt. The sight never ceases to amaze the visitors as we get closer.
    Have lunch on your way back at the Cafeteria. Descend down towards the parking lot where your driver will be waiting for you.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Kyichu Lhakhang, Lamgong Gewog, Paro 12001 Bhutan
    Later drive towards Kichu Lhakhang. It is the oldest monastery built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gompo in his mission to build 108 temples over the Himalayan region in one day to suppress the giant demoness and to spread the Buddha Dharma.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel at Paro

    Day 3: TREK BEGINS ( 3 NIGHTS/ 4 DAYS) CHELE LA PASS- PANGKALA PASS

    Stop At: Chele La, Bhutan
    Your trek begins from today. Your guide and Driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive for 1 hour to Chele La; pass.
    On a clear days you will get a chance see the beautiful Mount Jumolhari and Mount Kanchenjunga of Sikkim. Trekking on top of the mountain ridge. Here you will get the magnificent view of the Paro valley to the left and Haa valley to the right.

    Trek through the Forest of Rhododendron flowers in the full bloom, rare Blue Poppy with the trees of Junipers and Firs. Pass through Yak herders camp and descend to an elevation of 3,765 meters. A meadow filled with blooming Rhododendron gives way to the camp site in Pangka la pass (4,062 meters).
    Your camp will be pitched amidst the Blue Poppy flowers which is our National Flower.
    Walking Distance- 4-5 Hours
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Camp at Pangka La Pass

    Day 4: PANGKALA PASS - TSENDULA PASS

    Stop At: Paro District, Paro District
    Begin your day by exploring the beautiful landscape of Pangka La Pass. Rise early to enjoy the magnificent sunrise.

    Your camp site here is the highest of your trek. Many Himalayan species of Birds are also found here. Endangered Himalayan Monsoon Pheasants are seen around your camp site.
    Follow the trail to Dzonglela pass (3,565 meters) This was once the major trade route for the people of Paro and Haa valley in the olden days when there were no motor-able roads. Hike until you reach the Tsendu La Pass (3,775 meters).

    Walking time taken is 4-5 hours
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Camp at Tsendu La Pass

    Day 5: TREK ENDS ( TSHENDU LA PASS- DAWAKHA VILLAGE - PARO)

    Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
    This will be the last day of your trek. As you will descend down you will notice the dramatic change in the vegetation. From the shrubs to Thick Firs and Juniper tree.
    Meet your driver at the Dawakha village and drive towards Paro.

    Walking Distance: 4 – 5 hours.

    You can ask your guide to make a appointment for the Spa and Massage or a Traditional hot stone bath is highly recommended.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel in Paro

    Day 6: Departure

    Stop At: Paro, Paro, Paro District
    Our team will drop you to Paro International Airport and bid you farewell
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Paro International Airport, Airport Road Paro, Paro 12001, Bhutan
    Traveler pickup is offered
    On Arrival to Bhutan- our representative will pick you up from the Paro Airport ( the only International Airport of Bhutan) Airports
    • Paro Airport, Paro Bhutan
    Departure Time :
    10/25/2019 - 12/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • The rate given is starting from the lowest end (For Indian, Bangladeshi & Maldivians) as there are no royalties, visa fee and Surcharges applicable for them as per Tourism Council of Bhutan. For other nationalities other than the mentioned one, the Government royalties (Sustainable Development Fund) of USD 65 per person per night is applicable and also the one time Visa Fee of USD40 per person and if travelling in a group of one or two then the additional Government Supplement of USD 40 & USD 30 per person per night is applicable respectively. This is the minimum daily package requirement for visa approval.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Bhutan Best InBound Tour

Activity ID: V-102883P12

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