Punakha Trek: 12 Days

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5.0 Based on 10 Reviews
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Trek difficulty Moderate
  • Maximum altitude 2700 meters
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  • Starts Paro, Bhutan
  • Ends Paro, Bhutan
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy 6 days of trekking through a pristine, unspoilt landscape
  • Hike to the cliffhanging Tiger`s Nest
  • Appreciate traditional Bhutanese architecture during Paro & Thimphu sightseeing tours
  • Travel to the picturesque Punakha Dzong, learn more about its history
Discover amazing scenery and trek through beautiful, unspoilt landscape during this 12-day, guided tour. Starting from Paro, where we will receive you at the airport on arrival, this tour will take you through Bhutan's mountainous terrain comprising of oak and rhododendron forests and past tiny villages that seem frozen in time while allowing you to discover the best of Bhutan's natural beauty and cultural heritage.

In addition to this, you will also get the chance to explore both Paro and Thimphu, two of its major cities, during this tour and appreciate the rich architectural beauty of its dzongs and monasteries. We recommend travellers to carry out this trek between early March to June and late September to November. However, since you will not be travelling to high-altitude areas, you can undertake this tour even in the winter months of December, January and February.

This trek is categorized easy to moderate and is suitable for all travellers, including beginners. Anyone with a good level of fitness can carry out this trek. For more details, please go through the itinerary below.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 10 reviews
Great Trek
5 - Excellent
  • Serena
  • From Australia
  • On Dec 12 2019
“i love trekking, and this is become one of my special trekking. have a lot of fun and enjoy the nature very much”
Alpine Club of Himalaya responded to this review on : “Dear Guest,
Namaste and greetings from Alpine Club of Himalaya!!!!

Thank you for sharing about your experience as a member of our tour group We are glad that you have enjoyed your holiday with our arrangements of the best put together itinerary to cater to your want to do list of activities and the places/regions you prefer to visit while in Nepal.

We are committed to provide good and reliable services at reasonable pricing to our visitors to have an enjoyable and memorable holiday with a difference, ie. Something exciting to do, something special, and something you would like to experience.

We are truly delighted that we were given the opportunity to be of service to you and we look forward to your next visit to provide you, your friends and family the best team put together for greater adventures for your next walk of the Himalaya.

We look forward to your next visit to Nepal with your friends/family to experience and re-discover what our agency

Alpine Club beckons you, to greater adventures in the Himalayas…

Warm Regards,
Alpine Club of Himalaya Team”
Trek to Punaka 2019
5 - Excellent
  • Brian999
  • From Ireland
  • On Nov 22 2019
“Me and my wife had lovely trek to Punaka. Thanks to Alpine club of Himalaya and Mr Sujan for well organised trek. We had an opportunity to see beautiful villages, mountains and visit to pari and Thimphu. We hiked to Tiger nest and spent lovely time out there . Bhutanese people are super nice and happy. Would love to be there again soon. Alpine is highly recommended.”
Alpine Club of Himalaya responded to this review on : “Dear Guest,
Namaste and greetings from Alpine Club of Himalaya!!!!

Thank you for sharing about your experience as a member of our tour group We are glad that you have enjoyed your holiday with our arrangements of the best put together itinerary to cater to your want to do list of activities and the places/regions you prefer to visit while in Nepal.

We are committed to provide good and reliable services at reasonable pricing to our visitors to have an enjoyable and memorable holiday with a difference, ie. Something exciting to do, something special, and something you would like to experience.

We are truly delighted that we were given the opportunity to be of service to you and we look forward to your next visit to provide you, your friends and family the best team put together for greater adventures for your next walk of the Himalaya.

We look forward to your next visit to Nepal with your friends/family to experience and re-discover what our agency

Alpine Club beckons you, to greater adventures in the Himalayas…

Warm Regards,
Alpine Club of Himalaya Team”
Awesome trek to PUNAKA
5 - Excellent
  • Prince
  • From Scotland
  • On Nov 22 2019
“I would like to thank Alpine club of Himalaya for organising a group trek to Punak. We had an awesome time during this trek. Alpine planned and organised this very well. Every thing went very well. Highly recommended!!!!”
Alpine Club of Himalaya responded to this review on : “Namaste and Greetings from Alpine Club of Himalaya !!!

Thank you very much for your wonderful review to us.
It was rewarding for all of us to read that every aspect of your trip was of memorable. As usual, it will give me great joy to share your words with the team who continuously do their best to please our clients. Feedback such as yours is therefore much appreciated.
Once more, thank you for reviewing us and for having chosen to organize your trip.

Alpine Club beckons you, to greater adventures in the Himalayas…..

Warm Regards
Alpine Club of Himalaya Team”
Best or the best Trek to Punaka
5 - Excellent
  • Christina
  • From Netherlands
  • On Nov 22 2019
“start to finish it was organised fantastically! Our guide Furi will be a friend for life and we will definitely be back. Couldnt recommend highly enough”
Alpine Club of Himalaya responded to this review on : “Namaste and Greetings from Alpine Club of Himalaya !!!

Thank you very much for your wonderful review to us.
It was rewarding for all of us to read that every aspect of your trip was of memorable. As usual, it will give me great joy to share your words with the team who continuously do their best to please our clients. Feedback such as yours is therefore much appreciated.
Once more, thank you for reviewing us and for having chosen to organize your trip.

Alpine Club beckons you, to greater adventures in the Himalayas…..

Warm Regards
Alpine Club of Himalaya Team”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrive in Paro
  • Day 2: Tiger's Nest hike
  • Day 3: Paro – Thimphu
  • Day 4: Thimphu – Shong Pang
  • Day 5: Shong Pang – Dopshing Pang
  • Day 6: Dopshing Pang – Chorten Ningpo
  • Day 7: Chorten Ningpo – Zomlingthang
  • Day 8: Zomlingthang – Limukha
  • Day 9: Limukha – Chungsaka (trek) – Wangdiphodrang (drive)
  • Day 10: Wangdiphodrang – Thimphu (drive)
  • Day 11: Thimphu – Paro
  • Day 12: Paro departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Bhutanese visa charges
  • Pickup and drop-off from and to the airport in Paro
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All meals
  • Transport during the tour in comfortable, private vehicles
  • An experienced, English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museums as per the itinerary
  • Bhutanese government taxes/royalties
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Airfare for international flights to and from Bhutan
  • Expenses that are personal in nature, for example, personal trekking gear, telephone calls and internet, beverages, laundry, etc
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for staff (guide and driver)
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CANCELLATION

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