5 Days Hiking in Bhutan

This 5 Days Hiking in Bhutan takes you into an area adorned with a multitude of pristine, crystal clear lakes. As you walk amidst the shimmering lakes you’ll be treated to stunning views of the entire Himalayan mountain range and some of the world’s highest peaks including Mt. Everest, Jomolhari, Masang Gang, Jichu Drake, Gangche Ta and many more.

During the trek an entire day will be dedicated to visiting some of the more picturesque lakes and resting. The trail also takes you through several Bhutanese villages so you can get a good idea of traditional Bhutanese village life as you make your way back from the lakes.

5 Days Hiking in Bhutan

5 Days Hiking in Bhutan Itinerary

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DAYPLACEDATEALTITUDE
1Land Paro – Local sightseeing2200 m
2Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery3150 m
3Gynekha – Gur (Trek Starts)3290 m
4Gur – Labatama4300 m
5Labatama (Local Sightseeing)4300 m
6Labatama – Panka4000 m
7Panka – Chamgang (Trek Ends)3120 m
8Thimphu Sightseeing2334 m
9Thimphu – Punakha1242 m
10Punakha – Paro2200 m
11Depart from Paro2200 m

Detail itinerary for 5 days Hiking in Bhutan: sample itinerary

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Bhutan Trek Cost Includes:

  • US$ 40 per person (Single entry visa fee).
  • Accommodation in 3 star hotel.
  • Daily US$ 65 Per pax / Night Government royalty and all the tax.
  • All meals (break, lunch & dinner).
  • Full time English speaking guide.
  • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Gov surcharge USD 30 per person / night for the FIT traveler

Trekking Facilities Includes: 

  • First Aid Box (Medicine).
  • Sleeping tent (2 man tent) with carpeted floor, Air Mattress, Pillow and room light.
  • Dinning tent with dining set, Table, Chair and dining light.
  • Kitchen tent with kitchen set and light.
  • Hot water bag with cover.
  • Toilet tent with toilet pot.
  • Shower tent with shower bag and mat.
  • Trekking  staff.

What you needs to bring for trekking:

  • Sleeping Bag.
  • Good Trekking boots.
  • Touch light.
  • Sun screen lotion.
  • Hats or caps.
  • Water bottle.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Warm cloths.
  • Basis medical kit with medicines for high altitude purifying water, insects repellents.
  • Small backpack to carry personal belongings.

Trekking Cost Excludes:

  • Airfare.
  • Any alcoholic, nonalcoholic beverages and any other personal expenses.
  • Tips to guide, driver, trekking staff, hotel service, etc.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Luxury hotels/resorts are available on supplement cost.

While this is a somewhat strenuous trek, it is well worth the effort because of the tranquility and beauty of natural landscape that you will enjoy during the journey. The best time to embark on this trek is between April-June or September – October.