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  • Day 01

    Arrive at Paro Airport (7,000ft)

  • Day 02

    Morning sightseeing at Drugyel Dzong and drive to Thimphu.

  • Day 03

    Drive to Wangdue Phodrang town and on to Gangtey Gompa. Gangtey Gompa

  • Day 04

    Walk around the valley of Phobjikha.

  • Day 05

    The trek begins, ascends over the Tselela Pass. Overnight in camp.

  • Day 06

    A gentle climb leads to Shobjula (Alt.11,155 ft / 3,400 m)

  • Day 07

    A short climb to Tashila Pass and Drive back to Thimphu.

  • Day 08

    Visit Thimphu town.

  • Day 09

    Drive to Paro for departure.

  • 01 Day

    Arrive at Paro Airport (7,000ft) where the representative will receive you and drive to the hotel.

  • 02 Day
    Drive to Thimphu

    Morning visit Drugyel Dzong, 18 kilometers away from Paro town. On a clear day, one can get a clear view of Mount Chhomolhari, Mountain of Goddess (24,000 ft). Visit the Ta Dzong, which houses the National Museum and see also a typical Bhutanese wooden bridge. After lunch drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.

  • 03 Day
    Drive to Wangdue Phodrang town

    After breakfast, leave for Gangtey Gompa. The drive goes over Dochula Pass (10,000ft / 3080m). On a clear day, 200 miles of the Himalayan ranges can be seen from the Pass. Drive to Wangdue Phodrang town and on to Gangtey Gompa. Gangtey Gompa is in Phobjikha valley (9,840ft) and is one of the winter homes of the endangered Black Necked Cranes who fly down from Central Asia every winter. The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful valleys in Bhutan.

  • 04 Day
    valley of Phobjikha

    Walk around the valley of Phobjikha. Relax in the afternoon.

  • 05 Day
    The trek begins

    The trek begins and the trail passes through meadows and fields and then ascends over the Tselela Pass and then through mixed forests of juniper, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendrons. The people who live in this are known as the Bjopkha (nomadic people) and they speak a different dialect from Dzongkha – the official language. Overnight in camp.

  • 06 Day
    climb to Shobjula

    A gentle climb leads to Shobjula (Alt.11,155 ft / 3,400 m) and then descends to a wide valley, which is another home for the Black Necked Cranes.

  • 07 Day
    Short climb to Tashila Pass

    A short climb to Tashila Pass (Alt. 9,200 ft / 2804 m). After crossing the pass the path is very steep downhill and the vegetation is dry. You will reach Chunzom where the transport will be waiting for you on the motor road. Drive on to Thimphu.

  • 08 Day
    City visit

    Visit the National Library, which holds a vast collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts. Visit also the School of Thangka Painting and the Institute of Traditional Medicine, where centuries old healing arts are still practiced. Then visit the Memorial Chorten built in memory of the late King, Jigme Dorji Wang chuck. Visit Thimphu town.

  • 09 Day

    Early morning drive to Paro for departure.

Note: B L D = Breakfast, Lunch;
Please let us know whether you would like to make your itinerary shorter or longer. It can be designed according to your preferences.

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Dear Babu, We are allready a few weeks back from our amazing trip in Nepal. We will never forget our Everest Base Camp expierience. The weather was great, the porters and guide also! We had a lot of fun and he told us a lot about Nepal and the Mountains. Thank you very much for everything and we hope we can come to Nepal again! We love the country and the mountains. If we go again we definitely book again at Unique Path Trekking. Thanks a lot! Best Regards

Marieke & Martijn EshuisNetherlands

Hi Babu, My trek on the Annapurna circuit is one of the few trips I have done that did not seem ages ago by the time I landed back at Heathrow. The complete service provided by you tem while in Nepal was great. I had been concerned that I may feel isolated as single trekker, but just me and my guide/porter worked fantasticly. It was truly tailored to meet my needs. I attach a photo of the movie hose in Manang. Achnge from the photos of the fabulous scenery that most people probably send. And one through the temple door at Pisang. I am happy for anyone to contact me for reference on how good the trip was.

PeterUnited Kingdom

Dear Babu, I am writing you to say thank you one more time for such a wonderful trip and good organization. We have got more than we expected. Please give my warmest regards to Sheam, Mailo and Dilip they are perfect guide and porters; you should be proud of them. You are happy to live in such a beautiful country. Hope to see it and all of you again… With best regards,

Lithuania, Asta and friends.

Dear Babu! Thank you very much for organize our tour so perfect. We have had much trouble, before we arrived Nepal, beginning with the miss of our flight to Kathmandu. So we lost nearly 5 days, but within your help the tour was finally perfect and at least I could complete the hole programm, Tilicho Lake, Thorong La und Chitwan National Park. Best Regards,



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Service Includes for Full Board Price

  • Private transportation
  • Necessary Bhutan travel permits
  • English speaking Bhutanese guide and Driver
  • Accommodation on Twin sharing/ Single room basis.
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Meal plan: Full Board Basis
  • Bhutan Government Royalty fee ($ 65 per person / per day)
  • Bhutan Visa fee
  • Flight fare for Kathmandu- Paro- Kathmandu or from other destination.

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  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance
  • Personal expenses such as drink, guide tips & etc.

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NOTE: The trip cost will vary depending on the group size, so for the most up–to–date information & latest pricing please contact us.


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