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13-Day Active Bhutan with Day Hikes

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In this tour, you arrive in Paro, the main city of Bhutan, and then fly the eastern region. From there, you will drive back to Paro seeing all the cultural highlights plus day hikes to amazing monasteries and mountain vistas almost every day. This is a great option for people who want to explore Bhutan's culture and history, but also want to be more active.

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrive Paro, transfer to hotel, afternoon sightseeing
  • DAY 2: Fly to Bumthang, afternoon sightseeing and hike (10km/2hrs hiking)
  • DAY 3: Bumthang sightseeing and hike (3hrs hiking)
  • DAY 4: Tang Valley sightseeing and hike (1.5hrs hiking)
  • DAY 5: Drive to Trongsa, visit Trongsa Dzong, drive to Gangtey (135km/5-6hrs driving)
  • DAY 6: Half day hike in Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park (4-5hrs hiking) (2hrs driving round-trip)
  • DAY 7: Drive to Punakha via Wangdi, hike, visit local farmhouse and dinner with family (2hrs hiking) (78km/3hrs driving)
  • DAY 8: Punakha sightseeing (Punakha Dzong) and hike (3hrs hiking)
  • DAY 9: Drive to Thimphu via Dochula Pass, hike to Divine Madman and sightseeing (National Library, Tashichho Dzong) (30min hiking) (77km/3hrs driving)
  • DAY 10: Thimphu sightseeing and hike (Cheri Monastery, Zilukha Nunnery) (2-3hrs hiking)
  • DAY 11: Drive to Paro, afternoon sightseeing
  • DAY 12: Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery (4-5hrs hiking)
  • DAY 13: Transfer to airport for departure


  • Tigerís Nest Monastery
  • Hiking to amazing monasteries and mountain vistas
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Trongsa Dzong
  • Punakha Dzong
  • Phobijekha Valley
  • Bumthang Valley
  • Hike to Taktsang "Tiger's Nest" Monastery
  • Kvichu Monastery




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