6 Nights 7 Days – Bumdra Trek

6 Nights 7 Days – Bumdra Trek

Highlighting the best spectacular destinations starting your journey from Paro, drive to Thimphu, Punakha a place of mesmerizing natural beauty, a majestic landscape, learning significant Bhutan’s culture and exploring the Bumdra Trek.

  • Arrival in Bhutan.
  • Upon Landing in Paro International Airport, meet with our representative who will lead the journey throughout your stay in Bhutan).
  • Transfer to Thimphu (Capital city of Bhutan) and Check-in to Hotel.
  • Explore Thimphu valley, home to the seat of Bhutan’s Royal Government and Central Monastic Body.
  • Observe the fascinating odd looking animal Takin, Bhutan’s National Animal.
  • Visit the Zilukha Nunnery to discover the lifestyle of nuns residing in the monastery.
  • Visit Tashi Chhoe Dzong known as the “Fortress of the Glorious Religion”, the fortress houses the throne room and office of his majesty the King of Bhutan.
  • Leisure in Thimphu City.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Thimphu.

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation: Pedling Hotel & Spa (3*) or Similar

  • Breakfast at hotel and visit more exciting sites in Thimphu today.
  • Cherish the fascinating panoramic view of Thimphu City from Buddha Dordenma, one of the biggest sitting Statue of Buddha in the world.
  • Join yourself with elderly people circumambulating the National Memorial Chorten, one of the most visible religious structures in Thimphu.
  • Lunch at Simply Bhutan Restaurant.
  • Take a chance to make your own traditional paper at Jungshi Paper Factory using Bhutanese ancient methods.
  • Take a walk by the busiest Centenary Farmer Market where fresh Bhutanese produce are available.
  • Take a short hike to Wangditse Nature Trail and capture the admirable view of Thimphu Valley.
  • Leisure in Thimphu City.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Thimphu.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Pedling Hotel & Spa (3*) or Similar

  • Breakfast at hotel and Drive towards beautiful Punakha Valley.
  • Explore Punakha, the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan.
  • Journey to Punakha valley, takes you into some of Bhutan’s most spectacular scenery, from high mountains passes to tiered fields and along the river banks of Pho Chu and Mo Chu.
  • Stop at Dochula Pass to capture a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain ranges.
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant.
  • Discover the temple of the ‘Divine Madman’ at Chimi Lhakhang.
  • Enter the courtyard of Pungthang Dewachen Phodrang – Palace of Great Happiness, the beautiful fortress is the winter residence of Bhutan’s Central Monastic Body.
  • Walk along the longest Suspension bridge and cross the Pho Chu River.
  • Leisure in Khuruthang Town.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Punakha.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Meri Puensum Resort (3*) or Similar

  • Drive to the north along Mo Chu River and Relish a picnic breakfast at the Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten and enjoy the bird eye view of the fertile Punakha Valley.
  • Enter the courtyard of Pungthang Dewachen Phodrang – Palace of Great Happiness, the beautiful fortress is the winter residence of Bhutan’s Central Monastic Body.
  • Walk along the longest Suspension bridge and cross the Pho Chu River.
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant.
  • Drive to beautiful Paro Valley, one of the picturesque region and a widest valley in the Kingdom, covered with fertile rice fields and beautiful crystal line river meandering down the valley.
  • Hotel Check in.
  • Leisure in Paro Town.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Paro.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Dewachen Resort (3*) or Similar.

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Walk past the Drugyel Dzong – “Fortress of the Victorious Bhutanese”, an impressive and imposing sight.
  • Enter the Kyichu Lhakhang and explore one of the oldest temples in Bhutan originally built in the 7th century.
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant.
  • Bumdra Trek adventure begins with drive up to the Sang Choekor (2,800m) to meet our ponies and while they are being loaded. The initial 1–2 hour ascent of a ridge can be steep at times but in cool shade and reach a clearing with prayer flags and enjoy a spectacular view of both Paro and Do Chhu valleys.
  • About 1-2 hours walk away is the Chhoe Chhoe Tse Lhakhang (temple); which nestles at the side of the mountain. The trail continues and when we reach the last steep elevation we will see a temple overlooking the views of Paro airport and the snow-capped Himalaya.
  • Hike into the ancient forest for about 40 minutes before we reach a wide meadow with sacred chortens and prayer flags.
  • Overnight at Bumdra Monastery Monastery (3,800m), (the cave of a thousand prayers).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DURATION 4 HOURS | CAMP ALTITUDE 3,800M

  • After a hearty breakfast in the jaw dropping landscape, it is time to either head straight back into the valley or linger awhile soaking up the view and perhaps hang some prayer flags of your own.
  • We drop back into the ancient pine and rhododendron forest on the monks’ zig zag trail.
  • After 1-2 hours of descent we catch glimpses of the golden roofs of temples below and soon come upon the first of many on our way back from the wilds.
  • An hour later and we are at the gates of Taktsang looking across the gorge a steep descent to a waterfall then ascent on steps and you are passing into the Tiger’s Nest itself.
  • Captivate the stunning Tiger’s Nest, one of the most holy sites in Bhutan which clings impossibly to a sheer cliff face 900 meters above the Paro Valley.
  • Hotel Check-in and relax.
  • Overnight at Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Dewachen Resort (3*) or Similar

DURATION 3 HOURS | ALTITUDE 2,280M

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Our representative will transfer you to Paro International Airport and fly towards your next destination, we look forward to seeing you again in this beautiful land of Happiness.

Meals : Breakfast

Tashi Delek!

  • Private guided tour
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government approved 3 star hotels
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Private licensed tour guide
  • Private vehicle (SUV/BUS)
  • Private experienced driver
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Government Sustainable development fees ($65 per person per night)
  • All Government taxes and surcharges
  • Entry fees & route permits in all places of interest
  • Bank wire transfer charges of $40 (one time only)
  • Flight into Bhutan (Can be arranged with us)
  • Hotel stay outside Bhutan
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Alcoholic drinks/Beverages
  • Travel insurance

 

  • March, April, May, June and
  • September, October.
  • Prior to your trip to Bhutan you need to wire transfer the full tour payment with Bhutan Peaceful Tours and Treks specified as the ultimate beneficiary.
  • After the wire transfer is completed, the receipt copy should be emailed to us as our reference for your tour confirmation.
  • Please note that it takes minimum two to three working days for the payment to be deposited in our local Bank.





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