Walking in Bhutan

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  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Phobjika Beautiful valley where black cranes come to nest
  • Festivals Departures planned to coincide with colourful monastic festivals
  • Everest views Unrivalled Himalaya views on the Kathmandu to Paro flight
Starting and ending in Kathmandu, the Walking In Bhutan tour is a guided explorer tour that takes 11 days. You will travel through Kathmandu in Nepal. Walking In Bhutan is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

5 - Excellent
Based on 294 reviews
  • John
  • On Jun 02 2020
5 - Excellent
John's review for another Explore tour
“Although the gorillas and chimps are the advertised high spots of this trip the other parts were also excellent with no wasted time and plenty to see and do. A wonderful trip”
  • Tony
  • On Aug 10 2020
4 - Very Good
Tony's review for another Explore tour
“A most enjoyable trip. There were 7 in the group plus Fabio which was the perfect group size. Very sociable and good fun. ”
  • Susan
  • On Feb 17 2020
5 - Excellent
Susan's review for another Explore tour
“Great trip and great staff. Good support as well (re problems, equipment etc)”
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  • Day 1 : Trip starts in the Nepali capital Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Fly to Paro in Bhutan; museum visit and hike to Zuri Dzong
  • Day 3 : Drive across the Dochu La (3,100m); hike on the Divine Madman's trail
  • Day 4 : Visit Punakha Dzong; walk through fields to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Stupa
  • Day 5 : Hike from Longtey to the stunning glacial valley of Phobjika
  • Day 6 : Experience Gangtey festival; walk in the Phobjika Valley and visit Black Crane Centre
  • Day 7 : Visit the Gangtey festival; Lawala ridgeline hike
  • Day 8 : Trek from Dochu La; drive to Thimpu the Bhutanese capital
  • Day 9 : Trek through the forest to Taktsang 'Tiger's Nest' Monastery
  • Day 10 : Fly to Kathmandu; explore the Old City on foot
  • Day 11 : Trip ends in Kathmandu
  • 10 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners
  • Hotel Ambassador (2 nights)
  • Janka Resort (2 nights)
  • Zhingkham Resort (2 nights)
  • Dewachen Hotel - Phobjika (2 nights)
  • Kichu Resort (1 night)
  • Hotel River View (1 night)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Flight
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Explore Representative
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to/from Kathmandu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Walking in Bhutan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walking in Bhutan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 16 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 August 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walking in Bhutan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Walking in Bhutan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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