ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

 Day  1: Arrival in Paro to Thimphu    Day  2: Thimphu to Punakha  
 Day  3: Punakha to Phobjikha    Day  4: Phobjikha halt  
 Day  5: Phobjikha to Trongsa    Day  6: Trongsa to Jakar   
 Day  7: Jakar sightseeing    Day  8: Jakar to Trongsa  
 Day  9: Trongsa to Wangdue    Day 10: Wangdue to Thimphu   
 Day 11: Thimphu to Paro    Day 12: Departure  

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BHUTAN CYCLING TOUR

This feature Bhutan ‘Bicycle Tour’ offers a fascinating adventure for cycling enthusiasts. Bhutan offers a great diversity of landscapes to ride through, including wide valleys, forests and challenging high mountain passes. This tour also visits significant historical and sacred sites throughout the western valleys of Paro, Thimphu, Punakha and the central areas of Trongsa and Bumthang.

  •  Cycle through mixed forests, pasturelands and valleys dotted with villages rich in culture.
  • Ride down mountains with exhilarating drops of thousands of metres.
  • Challenge yourself with surmounting high passes of over 3000 metres.
  • Spend 3 days trekking the area around the beautiful Phobjikha Valley,
  • Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites.
  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close with farmhouse visits and village excursions.
  • Drive over high mountain passes affording sensational views of the Himalayan peaks.
  • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
  • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
  • Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
  • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
  • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.