Bhutan Biking – 8 Days

Bhutan, little country in south Asia that brags for its epithet 'the last Shangri-la', is as daring for cycling encounters as it is for survey its faultless hilly magnificence. 

Himalayas, rich culture, characteristic magnificence, extraordinary ways of life of individuals.

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  • Country
    Bhutan  
  • Duration
    8 Days  
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  • Activity
    Mountain Biking  

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About Bhutan Biking – 8 Days

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Bhutan, little country in south Asia that brags for its epithet 'the last Shangri-la', is as daring for cycling encounters as it is for survey its faultless hilly magnificence. 

Himalayas, rich culture, characteristic magnificence, extraordinary ways of life of individuals: These are the ways this Himalayan kingdom is. Bhutan still is too little discussed and covered in secret, therefore making this land a less investigated one, particularly on a bike. 

On the off chance that you have ever longed for a lovely ride through the lavish green timberlands, over the moving slopes, along brooks and perfect towns and old cloisters, Bhutan, otherwise called 'the Land of the Thunder Dragon' is the place to be in. As far back as the legislature opened the nation for sightseers, mountain biking has gradually picked up pace. Biking in Bhutan is an exceptionally restoring knowledge. 

Snow-topped mountains, emerald green scenes, captivating untamed life and delicate individuals all anticipate you. Go encounter Bhutan! It could be an ideal possibility for you to gather thinking back minutes cycling around the extraordinary areas of Thimpu, Punakha, Paro and parcel more! Cycling-an extraordinary method to investigate this place that is known for the thunder winged serpent. You will be incredibly astounded by all your cycling encounters.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Paro and Transfer to Thimpu in a private vehicle. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2: Bike Checks and Warm up ride to Buddha Point, 15 kms. Evening touring in Thimpu. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 3: Ride from Thimpu – Punakha, 72 Kms. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 4: Sightseeing and Riding Excursion around Punakha-20 Kms. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 5: Ride from Punakha to Dochula, 55 Kms. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 6: Ride from Dochula to Paro-63 kms and Sightseeing around Paro. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 7: Hike to the Tigers Nest Monastery and Sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 8: Final Departure

Trip Details

  • Day 1: Arrive in Paro & Transfer to Thimpu in a private vehicle.

    You can take off to Paro from Bangkok, New Delhi, Kathmandu, Dhaka and so forth. We prescribe you to fly from Bangkok on the grounds that Druk air offer regular flight from Bangkok – Paro – Bangkok while Druk air don't work ordinary flights from different segments.
    The flight into Paro on Bhutan's national bearer, Druk Air, is a befitting prologue to the fabulous magnificence of the nation. In clear climate, brilliant perspectives of the world's most elevated pinnacles offer route to the lavish green Paro valley as you arrive. The primary blessing from Bhutan will be the cool, clean natural air as you venture out of the plane. Subsequent to clearing traditions and visa control you will drive you to Thimphu, the cutting edge capital of Bhutan. The drive will take around 60 minutes. Thimphu has a populace of around 98,000. The town is comprised of only three lines of shops and is the main capital on the planet without movement lights. Overnight at a lodging.
    (Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 2: Bike Checks & Warm up ride to Buddha Point, 15 kms. Afternoon sightseeing in Thimpu.

    Toward the beginning of the day we first stop at Bhutan's National Bank to trade money and additionally visit the mail station to view and buy intricate and choice Bhutanese gatherer thing stamps. We at that point will visit the National Memorial Chorten which was worked in 1974 in memory of the third lord. Likewise, the National Library where old compositions are saved and the Takin Reserve which ensures the national creature of Bhutan. After lunch visit the Textile Museum and the Arts and Crafts School. A visit to the House of Incense and House of Paper are dependably top picks too. Overnight at a lodging.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 3: Ride from Thimpu to Punakha- 72 Kms

    Today we will leave for Wangdue. The drive takes around 3 hours. On the way stop at Dochula Pass for tea and bread rolls and appreciate a perspective of the Eastern Himalayan Mountains among several vacillating petition banners and excellent peak chortens. We make the most of our beautiful drive and stop for lunch in Lobesa. We now register with our inn in Wangdue. Rest and unwind and appreciate the flawless perspectives from your room. Later we visit the Punakha Dzong. This is the winter living arrangement of Bhutan's profound pioneer, the Head Abbot, and the Central Monastic Body. The Dzong is worked between two waterways known as Phochu (Male River) and Mochu (Female River). After Punakha take a short climb to Chhi-Med Lhakhang in the beautiful Lobesa valley, to visit the sanctuary of one of Bhutan's preeminent holy people, Lama Drukpa Kunley, otherwise called the Divine Madman. Overnight at an inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 4: Sightseeing & Riding Excursion around Punakha- 20 Kms

    After lunch we drive to Gangtey in Phobjikha, a cold valley on the western inclines of Black Mountain national stop. The valley is an assigned preservation territory and fringes the Black Mountain National Park. In view of the expansive run of dark necked cranes that winter here (from late October to late March), it is a standout amongst the most critical untamed life saves in the nation Phobjikha Valley is hovered by delightful pine secured mountains. En route, search for nighttime red pandas that rest in the trees amid the day. At the valley's middle, rising significantly from a little edge, stands Gantey Gompa, one of the most seasoned Nyingma Bhuddist religious communities in Bhutan. Gantey Tulku Rimpoche, the head lama of Gantey Gompa, is the ninth incarnation of Terton Pemalingpa, the well known fourteenth century Treasure Revealer from Bumthang, one of Bhutan's popular Buddhist holy people and a predecessor of the decision Wangchuck tradition. Visit the Gangtey cloister ignores the vast green region of Phobjikha Valley. The broad complex comprises of the gomba itself, the priests' quarters, contemplation focuses, and schools.
    At night visit the Black-necked cranes perch in the swampy marshland from observatory ignoring the fields. Overnight at an inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 5: Ride from Punakha to Dochula- 57 Kms

    Appreciate an early morning visit afresh to see the magnificant Black Neck Crane. We at that point withdraw towards the town of Trongsa. The drive from Phobjikha to Trongsa takes around two and half hours. Our course crosses Pele La (11,155 ft), which is set apart by a chorten and a variety of supplication banners. In the event that the climate is clear we should see Mt. Jumolhari (23,684 ft) and different tops from the pass, which denotes the limit amongst western and focal Bhutan and the western outskirt of Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park. Past Pele La is Longte Valley where individuals raise sheep and yaks. We'll go to the town of Rukubji Valley, with its enormous school and Gompa.
    The houses here are bunched in the midst of broad fields of mustard, potatoes, grain, and wheat. As we drive down through rhododendrons and greeneries, we'll achieve Chendebji town. This was a night stop for donkey processions going from Trongsa amid the rule of the second King of Bhutan. Just underneath Chendebji town is the Chendebji chorten, a substantial white structure next to a stream. This chorten is designed according to Swayambhunath in Kathmandu and was worked in the nineteenth century. The last town before we achieve Trongsa is Tangsibji, which bears us a full perspective of Trongsa Dzong and its unmistakable yellow rooftop. Worked in 1648 AD it is by and by the managerial seat of the area and the home of the devout school. Worked at split-levels on a tight goad, the Dzong is a compositional ponder. The view from here stretches out for some miles and in the days of yore, it was a watchfulness point for both the eastern and western courses. Therefore, the key significance of this Dzong. Proceed with onwards to focal Bhutan. Today is a difficult day of heading to achieve our goal this evening in Jakar. We will take adequate breaks and rest stops. This evening we overnight at nearby Lodge in Jakar valley of Bumthang; Bhutanese family neighborliness at its finest! Overnight at an inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 6: Ride from Dochula to Paro- 73 kms & Sightseeing around Paro.

    Toward the beginning of the day we visit the authentic Jakar Dzong, worked in 1646 A.D. by MinjurTenpa, the third Druk Desi (Temporal Ruler). In 1683 A.D. it was stretched out by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgay, the fourth Desi. Visit a few antiquated and consecrated religious communities, for example, the Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey Lhakhang, Kencho Sum Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang and Jakar Dzong. Come back to our hotel for lunch and toward the evening we take a trip to the Thangbi Monastery, an eighteenth Century sanctuary Evening: Visit a neighborhood cultivate house and appreciate Bhutanese accommodation; maybe attempt a nearby top choice; Arak! Stops along our approach to watch master material weavers at their antiquated and back tie looms; here is the best place for buy of value Bhutanese materials. Overnight at an inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 7 : Hike to the Tigers Nest Monastery & Sightseeing

    After an early breakfast, prepare for an awesome drive to Mongar. The trip is long and crosses Thrumshing La, which at 3,800m, is the most elevated pass. Check in at inn/visitor house. Mongar is the region central command yet scarcely more than a travel town. It is likewise the principal town based on an incline rather than the typical valley. This is trademark in eastern Bhutan where there are few valleys. The genuine country of the Eastern People; the Sharchogpas, starts from Mongar. Overnight at a lodging.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 8: Tranfer to Airport fro your final Departure.

    Visit the Mongar Dzong to go to an entire day at the remote and one of a kind Mongar Festival. Today you will witness Mongar Festival-Bhutanese "nation style". Mongar Dzong is another Dzong simply finished as of late. It was worked in the nineteenth century, reestablished in 1953 and again in 1990 in the wake of being decimated by a fire. The managerial scat and the priest body dwell in the Dzong. Appreciate and night walks around Mongar interesting town. Overnight at an inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Our Cost Includes

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private tourist vehicle.

  • Standard government-approved accommodation (in twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour.

  • Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & snacks - for the duration of your stay.

  • Drinking water for the duration of the tour.

  • Country presentation and tour Briefing on the evening of Day 01 with welcome drinks.

  • Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan. Toyota 4WD luggage vans and light trucks for group travel.

  • Monument and museums entrance fees at all sightseeing locations detailed in the itinerary.

  • Cultural afternoon/evening sessions with traditional mask and folk dances (with beverages). Only for group tours.

  • Local Bhutanese licensed English-speaking mountain biking guide(s). The number of guides and assistant guides is dictated by the group size.

  • Mountain bike for the number of days riding. The brands include Cube, Trek and Giant hardtail or full-suspension bikes, depending on your choice (We recommend to bring your own Bike).

  • The required number of local staff, porters and mules to carry your luggage in the biking trip.

  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.

  • Free Glory Himalayan Club duffel/kit bag, sun hat and T-shirt – if you are flying to Paro from Kathmandu (yours to keep).

  • Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.

  • Government royalty (35% of $200), which goes to the country's health and education projects.

  • All route access and monument entry permits and fees.

  • All government taxes, official expenses and tourist service charges.

Our Does Not Cost Includes

  • International airfare and airport departure tax.

  • Your travel insurance (mandatory for the trip; should cover helicopter rescue charges)

  • All items of personal nature like drinks, laundry etc.

  • Biking attire and other personal gears.

  • Tips for biking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected)

  • Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

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Total Duration 8 Days

Bhutan, little country in south Asia that brags for its epithet 'the last Shangri-la', is as daring for cycling encounters as it is for survey its faultless hilly magnificence. 

Himalayas, rich culture, characteristic magnificence, extraordinary ways of life of individuals.

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