Welcome to Jakar


Jakar itself is a bustling two-street town and well worth a wander, though most of the shopfronts are new, as shops were rebuilt after three fires destroyed much of the town in 2010. As with other towns in Bhutan, Jakar plans to eventually shift location to the new town of Dekyiling, just north of the Sey Lhakhang. The new town roads are complete, but no date has been given for the big move. Bumthang's Bathpalathang airport is on the east bank of the Chamkhar Chhu.

There is a strong up-valley wind from the south every afternoon, which makes Jakar nippy in the evenings.


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$4910 Tours & Sightseeing

Bhutan-The Kingdom in the Sky ( 12 Nights 13 Days )

Day1- Arrive Paro :Paro sightseeing.Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Paro. Day2: PARO–THIMPHU (Cycling) 1h 18min (50.8 km) :After breakfast full day ride to Thimphu till the point guest can ride.Enjoy remainder of day sightseeing Thimphu.Overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.Day3: THIMPHU :Enjoy full day sightseeing in Thimphu Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.Day4: THIMPHU–PUNAKHA (Cycling) 2 h 23 min (85.9 km) :After breakfast full day ride to Punakha till the point guest can ride.After refreshing in the hotel in Punakha,Punakha sightseeing.Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Punakha.Day5: PUNAKHA–TRONGSA 4h 50min (137.9 km):Drive towards Trongsa.Trongsa sightseeing.Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Trongsa.Day6: TRONGSA–BUMTHANG (Cycling) 3h 25min (79.0 km) :After breakfast visit some of the main places in Trongsa ,afters light refreshments begin the drive to Bumthang. Sightseeing in Bumthang .Dinner and overnight at your lodge in Bumthang.Day7: BUMTHANG :In the morning after breakfast,full day Bumthang sightseeing.Dinner and overnight at your lodge in Bumthang. Day8: BUMTHANG–URA–BUMTHANG (Cycling) 1½ hr. (48km) :Cycle to the Ura Valley.Enjoy some sightseeing in Ura Valley before driving back to Bumthang. Dinner and overnight at your lodge in Jakar, Bumthang.Day9: BUMTHANG–PUNAKHA - 8hr. 17min (217.1 km) :Drive back to Punakha.Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Punakha. Day10: PUNAKHA–THIMPHU (Cycling) 2 h 23 min (85.9 km) : Enjoy a leisurely ride of about 12kms to reach Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten.Take a picnic lunch on a riverside.Afterwards,drive for Thimphu.Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Thimphu.Day11: THIMPHU–PARO 1h 18min (50.8 km) :After breakfast you can either begin riding back to Paro,or elect to drive there later to allow time to stroll around Thimphu.On arrival in Paro, check into the hotel.Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Paro.Day12: Hike:Walking Distance:3-4 hours walk | Camp Altitude: 4,000 m : Start your hike till you reach the Campsite.Your campsite is located just below the monastery.Enjoy your stay at the campsite with a bonfire & dinner amongst the spectacular backdrop. Day13:Hike | Walking Distance: 10 KM (5-7 hours walk):Today you will hike towards the magical Taktshang Monastery after a sumptuous breakfast.Later a little hike down will bring you where your vehicle will pick you up and take you to your hotel for a good night’s rest.Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Paro. Day14:Breakfast in the hotel, and we will drive to Airport to catch your onward flight.