Bhutan - Bumdra Tour & hiking (7 days) Book Now

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Bumdra tour includes the most famous monasteries - Bumdra and Taktshang Monastery along with the natural beauty of flora fauna and mountains along the way. Bumdra is located at the altitude of 3800m above sea level and the Taktshang Monastery is 3100m above sea level. Bumdra by its name means ‘Rock of One Hundred Thousand FootPrints". According to a tale, a hundred thousand Dakinis (angels) descended here and left their footprints on the rock 800 years ago.

Included in the Cost

  • All land transportation by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in hotel
  • All necessary tickets/activity fees
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trip leader
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, travel fares, food, and accommodation.
  • First aid kit etc...

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extars cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Day 1

    Arrival in Paro – Thimphu (2400 m)


    Flight to Paro with panoramic views of sacred Mt. Chomolhari and Mt. Jichudrakey. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and driven to Thimpu - capital city of Bhutan and checked into the hotel. In the afternoon, we visit Memorial Chorten built in the memory of late 3rd king and further drive to Buddha viewpoint to visit largest Buddha statue in the world. Overnight in Thimphu.
  • Day 2

    Thimphu sightseeing


    In the morning, we visit Changgangkha Lhakhang, Takin’s mini Zoo, Painting school, national library, folk heritage museum, textile museum and handmade paper factory are some of the sightseeing that you can see in Thimphu. In the evening we will visit Tashichho Dzong, the fortress which houses the throne room of His Majesty the king and summer resident for central monk body. Overnight in Thimphu.
  • Day 3

    Thimphu - Paro (2200 m)


    After breakfast, drive to Paro. On arrival at Paro, check into your hotel. In afternoon, we will visit National Museum. The Paro Dzong, a massive fortress built in the 17th century now houses the monastic body. Overnight in Paro.
  • Day 4

    Paro - Sangchokor - Bumdra Trek Hiking Duration: 5 hrs 3900m


    In the morning drive to Sang. The initial climb up from the temple through the alpine forest takes about 3 hours to reach the base of the old temple. After climbing through ruins and fluttering prayer flags, you can see high wide meadow dotted with sacred chortens and prayer flags and Bumdra Monastery (cave of a thousand prayers). Overnight in tent.
  • Day 5

    Bumdra - Paro Hiking Duration: 6/7 hrs 2250m


    After 1-2 hours of descent, we find glimpses of the golden roofs of temples. The path snakes across the mountainside between the monasteries and temples before reaching the gardens of Zhangtopelri. Later we are at the gates of Taktsang looking across the gorge a steep descent to a waterfall then ascent on steps and you are passing into the Tiger’s Nest itself. Then back to the hotel and have good rest. Overnight in Paro.
  • Day 6

    Paro-Haa-Paro Travel Duration: 4 hrs 2740m


    In the morning, visit the temples of Dzongdrakha. Continue driving to Haa over the Chelela Pass at 3988m. If good weather, we can see the sacred mountain in the country Mt. Jomolhari. Overnight in Paro.
  • Day 7

    Departure


    Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight.

Trip Grade

Moderate

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