North Bhutan with Offbeat Tracks

Day Trips & Excursions, Paro, Bhutan to Paro, Bhutan

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Bhutan, a country nestled in the Himalayas, is a blend of colours, of mountains and plains, snow and greens, skins and traditions, Bhutan is where brotherhood is best defined. This hilly and green landscape is perfect to lure all kinds of travellers.  Discover the unexplored side of North Bhutan as we take you on an adventurous and culture filled expedition. Explore the secrets of Bhutan as we take you on a mystery filled trip in Gasa. Interact with one of the last tribes of Bhutan in Laya. Stay at our traditional homestays to understand Bhutan’s diverse culture better. Awaken the adventurous side of you with our treks, river rafting and archery lessons. Pack your backs and discover unexplored Bhutan with Offbeat Tracks.
BRIEF ITINERARY: • Day 1: Paro – Arrive at Paro International Airport, settle into resort. Go for Paro sightseeing • Day 2: Paro – Tigers Nest Monastery Trek • Day 3:  Dochula/Punakha – Dochula and Punakha sightseeing • Day 4:  Punakha – Punakha sightseeing • Day 5: Gasa – Drive to Gasa and sightseeing • Day 6:  Laya – Hike to Laya and sightseeing • Day 7:  Laya  –  Laya sightseeing • Day 8:  Gasa –  Hike back to Gasa and sightseeing • Day 9:  Thimphu – Thimphu sightseeing • Day 10: Departure – Departure from Paro International Airport ACCOMMODATION: • 2 Nights in Paro at resort • 2 Nights in Punakha at resort • 2 Nights in Gasa at a homestay • 2 Nights in Laya at a homestay • 1 Night in Thimphu at hotel MEAL PLAN:Room with breakfast, lunch and dinnerTRANSPORT:SUVDay 3 and 4, Punakha:Punakha DzongPunakha Dzong is one of the biggest monasteries in Bhutan and carries rich Bhutanese heritage and culture. You can relax besides the calm flowing river or go on an adventure filled river rafting run.Khamsum Yuelley LhakhangLater that day we hike to the Khamsum Yuelley Lhakhang which is a small temple with stunning landscape. We rest there for a while and enjoy the beauty of nature.Chimi LhakhangChimmi Lhakhang is a holy temple dedicated to the divine Madman and people come here to pray for children.Sangchhen Dorji Luendrup Sangchhen Dorji Luendrup is situated on a hilltop and is a temple as well as a nunnery which boasts an amazing interior. Experience the Buddhist way of living. Interact with the friendly nuns at the nunnery and know more about their culture.Jigme Dorji National ParkThe Jigme Dorji National Park, named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan. Enjoy diversity of the region as we take a scenic drive through the Jigme Dorji National park.

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Beverages
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Air land
  • Incidental Charges

Itinerary

Day 10: Departure – Departure from Paro International Airport ACCOMMODATION: • 2 Nights in Paro at resort • 2 Nights in Punakha at resort • 2 Nights in Gasa at a homestay • 2 Nights in Laya at a homestay • 1 Night in Thimphu at hotel MEAL PLAN: Room with breakfast, lunch and dinner TRANSPORT: SUV Day 3 and 4, Punakha: Punakha Dzong Punakha Dzong is one of the biggest monasteries in Bhutan and carries rich Bhutanese heritage and culture. You can relax besides the calm flowing river or go on an adventure filled river rafting run. Khamsum Yuelley Lhakhang Later that day we hike to the Khamsum Yuelley Lhakhang which is a small temple with stunning landscape. We rest there for a while and enjoy the beauty of nature. Chimi Lhakhang Chimmi Lhakhang is a holy temple dedicated to the divine Madman and people come here to pray for children. Sangchhen Dorji Luendrup  Sangchhen Dorji Luendrup is situated on a hilltop and is a temple as well as a nunnery which boasts an amazing interior. Experience the Buddhist way of living. Interact with the friendly nuns at the nunnery and know more about their culture. Jigme Dorji National Park The Jigme Dorji National Park, named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan. Enjoy diversity of the region as we take a scenic drive through the Jigme Dorji National park.
Day 1: Paro – Arrive at Paro International Airport, settle into resort. Go for Paro sightseeing
Day 2: Paro – Tigers Nest Monastery Trek
Day 3:  Dochula/Punakha – Dochula and Punakha sightseeing
Day 4:  Punakha – Punakha sightseeing
Day 5: Gasa – Drive to Gasa and sightseeing
Day 6:  Laya – Hike to Laya and sightseeing
Day 7:  Laya  –  Laya sightseeing
Day 8:  Gasa –  Hike back to Gasa and sightseeing
Day 9:  Thimphu – Thimphu sightseeing
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