Bhutan Dagala Trek: 07 Days

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Highlights

Trip Destination Bhutan
Trip Start & End Point Paro
Duration of Trip 07 Days
Group Size 2 Person or Above
Accommodation Hotel
Tour Type Private Service
Maximum Altitude 4185 m
Transportation & Drive Hours Private Vehicle (approx. 2 - 3 hrs)
Trekking Grade Moderate
Best Season April through November
Highlighted Places Paro-Dagala-Tueshi-Thimphu
 

 

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DETAIL PROGRAM ITINERARY

Day xx Arrival in Kathmandu or Delhi or Bangkok
You can arrive in any of one city among Kathmandu, Delhi or Bangkok to commence your trip to Bhutan as you will get flight to Paro from these cities. We will manage all travel permit and visa in advance and send the copy to you through which you can fly to Paro.
 
Day xx Preparation Day & Sightseeing Tour
Today you can keep this day as leisure for the preparation, relaxation and make city sightseeing tour as well. If you have limited time then you can skip this day also.
 
Day 01| Arrival in Paro (2200 m)
Your flight to Paro will offer you a beautiful mountain views. On this flight the views of the Everest, Kanchen Junga and other Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drakey in Bhutan are awesome. On arrival in Paro our guide will receive you and check you into your hotel. After lunch we will see the rich history of Bhutan exhibited in the 17th century National Museum. The Paro Dzong, a massive fortress built in the 17th century now houses the monastic body. A tour of this beautiful Dzong will introduce us to the unique aspects of the Bhutanese Buddhism. A lovely stroll downhill from the Dzong over an old cantilever bridge wraps up an eventful first day in this magical kingdom. Overnight in Paro at Hotel
 
Day 02| Paro sightseeing tour
Taktsang or the tiger’s nest temple is the most revered temple to the Buddhist. This magical temple clings to a vertical granite cliff 800m above the valley. Legend has it that in the 8th century, Guru Rimpochey, a tantric master flew here on the back of a tigress and meditated in a cave around which the temple is built. A hike to this temple will take up most of our morning. In the afternoon, we will host a special Buddhist prayer ceremony at the beautiful 1200 year old Kyichu Lhakhang Temple, to bring us good luck for the rest of the journey. Overnight in Paro at Hotel
 
Day 03: Start Dagala Trek towards Tueshi (3250 m) – 9 km / 6 hrs
Early morning drive for the village of Genekha where the trek begins just before the Genekha village. The trek begins with steep climb for more than 2 hrs till you reach the pass of Chakula 3200 m, which offers magnificent view of the mountain peaks. After the pass, you will follow the ridge for the rest of the day. Overnight at Camp
 
Day 04: Trek, Tueshi – Shungkula / Cherigang (3500 m) – 10 km / 5 hrs
Follow the ridge for till you reach the pass. Lunch in Japhula high pass (4185 m). After the lunch, the trail is all downhill with magnificent landscape view. As you descent down you will realize how fast the vegetation changes. Camp by the big ground offering magnificent view of the northern ranges of Bhutanese mountains. Overnight at Camp
 
Day 05: Trek, Shungkula – Thimphu, trek ends (2300 m) – 6 km / 3 hrs
Morning enjoy the sunrise view over the mountain peaks. Start slowly as today is the easiest day of the trek. After breakfast descend down through the mixed vegetation, finally reaching the main motorable road of Chamgang village. Our transport will be waiting for us. Bid farewell to the trekking staffs and the ponies. Our transport will meet us just as we start emerging from the forest and drive to Thimpu for an overnight stay with short drive. Overnight in Thimpu at Hotel
 
Day 06: Sightseeing tour in Thimphu & drive to Paro ( 2200 m)
Breakfast in the hotel and then we begin your sightseeing tour through our guide. Hand Made Paper Mill which is also called Traditional Paper Factory, the paper made from the Danphe plant with cosmos flower petals and other plants using simple methods.  School of Arts and crafts where students learn 13 different techniques of traditional paintings, sculptures, and other forms of traditional arts that used predominantly in Bhutan,
Lunch in town at decent restaurant. Then continue our visit by Memorial Chorten (temple) built in 1974, in the memory of the late 3rd King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. The white building with four storey contains statues and iconography of deities from complex tantric teaching. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley, Enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept, which is believed to be crafted by a Divine Madman – Drukpa Kinley with its animal’s appearance resemblance to goat by front and cow from behind and Zilukha Nunnery, which has been housed in Drubthob Goemba with about 70 nuns who live and pray in monastery. Then after we drive about an hour further to Paro. Overnight in Paro at Hotel
 
Day 07: Departure
Transfer to airport for your departure flight. Our tour staff will bid you farewell at the airport.