Welcome to Ura


A few hundred metres beyond Hotel Araya Zamlha (towards Mongar) is the start of the Ura–Geyzamchu Walking Trail, a 9km-long, five-hour hike crossing the Wangthang La pass and rejoining the main road at Geyzam Chhu. It's a demanding but rewarding walk through rhododendron, pine forests and alpine meadows along an old trade route. For information and a local guide visit the Phrumsengla National Park Visitor Centre.


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Bhutan - West to East

Day 1: Phuentsholing: Arrive at Bagdogra Airport and drive to Phuentsholing Day 2: Paro: Drive to Paro after immigration Day 3:Tiger’s Nest Monastery : Tiger’s Nest Trek Day 4: Haa Valley: Drive to Haa Valley  Day 5: Thimphu: Drive to Thimphu and sightseeing Day 6:  Thimphu Sightseeing: Thimphu sightseeing Day 7: Punakha: Drive to Punakha and sightseeing Day 8: Phobjikha Valley: Drive to Phobjikha via Wangdue Phodrang and sightseeing Day 9: Trongsa: Drive to Trongsa and sightseeing Day 10: Bumthang: Drive to Bumthang Day 11: Ura village visit: Drive to Ura via Bumthang Day 12: Mongar: Drive to Mongar Day 13: Trashigang: Mongar sightseeing and evening drive to Trashigang Day 14: Samdrup Jhongkar: Drive to Samdrup Jongkhar and sightseeing Day 15: Departure: Depart from GuwahatiDay 3, Tiger’s Nest Monastery Trek:Located on a cliff about 900 meters (3000 feet) above the Paro Valley, we need about 2 hours of hiking to arrive at this spectacular monastery, where you will appreciate the extravagant architecture and take in the beauty of the Paro Valley. The climb up to the viewpoint will take around 1 1⁄2 hours and from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery clinging to the side of the cliff. Stop for refreshment at the View Point Cafeteria. Then walk further up to the monastery which will take about 1 hour. It is said that in the 8th century Guru Rinpoche flew on the back of a tigress from eastern Bhutan to this place and meditated in a cave here for 3 months. Day 6, Tango Monastery: Located 14 kilometres to the North of Thimphu is the Tango Monastery which was founded by Phajo Drugom Zhigpo in the 13th century. The monastery’s excellent architecture has stayed for decades now. It consists of six temples, each with unique architecture. Have lunch at the Traditional arts and crafts museum which serves authentic Bhutanese delicacies. You can also visit the National Library and the Traditional Paper Making Factory if time permits.

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Central Asia – Multi-Stan Adventure

With their reputation for welcoming visitors and their unique cultural footprint, the countries of Central Asia will remind you why you travel. This comprehensive 23-day tour will take you through all the 'Stans we visit, offering a fascinating glimpse at a beautiful part of the world most travellers miss. Stay at unique homestays, sleep in traditional yurts, discover the breathtaking mountain and desert scenery, enjoy free time in the Uzbek city of Tashkent, and roam gorgeous buildings built centuries ago. See Central Asia with a group of like-minded adventurers and an expert Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and cross off an entire and unexpected region of the world from your must-see list.

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Multi-Stan Adventure - Bishkek to Tashkent

With their reputation for welcoming visitors and their unique cultural footprint, the countries of Central Asia will remind you why you travel. This comprehensive 23-day tour will take you through nearly all the 'stans we visit, offering a fascinating glimpse at a beautiful part of the world most travellers miss. Stay at unique homestays, sleep in traditional yurts, discover the breathtaking mountain and desert scenery, enjoy free time in the Uzbek city of Tashkent, and roam gorgeous buildings built centuries ago. See Central Asia with a group of like-minded adventurers and an expert Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and cross off an entire and unexpected region of the world from your must-see list.