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Chele La Nature Trek
Tour Duration : 10nights 11 days
Destination Covered :

CHELE -  LANATURE TREK

10 nights / 11 days

 

Highlights : This trek isfor Nature lovers.During spring is the rhododendrons season. The trail takesyou through forest filled with many species of Primula and shades of red andorange rhododendrons. From the pass you will have panoramic view of the twovalleys Paro & Haa and offcourse the beautiful Himalayan ranges of Bhutan.

 

Day 01 :  Arrive Paro by Druk Air flight which willoffer you great views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Chomolhari, Tsrim gang andJichu Drake.  The moment you step out ofthe

plane you will see thedifference . Bhutan welcomes you with cool, clean fresh air.

Peace and quietness is justanother bonous. ITT representatives will escort you to Kichu

resort. If time prevailsvisit the National museum & Rinpung Dzong. O/N Kichu Resort.

 

Day 02 : To acclimatizeyourself a hike to Taktsang monastery meaning a tiger's den lies at an altitudeof 3000m which takes about 4/5 hours. The monastery was gutted by fire in 1998 but the remains of thestructure still attract visitors. The Royal Government has taken immediatesteps to restore and re-construct the old structure. Tea and snacks will beserved at the cafeteria where you can gaze at this beautiful monument builtduring the 17th century. Evening at leisure .

 

Day 03 : Trek starts toChonana. Drive till the trekking point and the hike is gradually uphill throughfarm houses. The view from the trail is beautiful. Camp at 3100 meters. Walkingtime 4/5 hours.

 

Day 04 : Chonana toJebkarpo. Today the walk will be mostly uphill so take it easy allowing plentyof stops. The trail takes you through a forest filled with many species ofprimula and rhododendron. From the top along the ridge of Chele la theHimalayan range can be seen. Camp at 3650 meters. Walking time 5/6 hours.

 

Day 05 : Jebkarpo to LowerMingula. We advise you to get up early to enjoy the stunning views ofMt.Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tshrim Gang. The path leads along the ridge withmountain scenery and also offers birds eye view of Paro and Haa valley. Camp at3750 meters. Walking time 4/5 hours.

 

Day 06 : Lower Mingula toThong. This day will also offer excellent views of the mountains and valleyssometime coming across yak herders camp. You can visit one of the camps andenjoy their companian. As tradition you will be offered butter tea or chang (localwine). Camp at 3650. Walking time 5/6 hours.

 

Day 07 : Thong to DrugyelDzong. The trail will descend all the way through pine and rhododendron forest.The trek ends at 2400 meters near the ruined fortress which once

defended the valley fromTibetan invasion during the 17 century. Walking time 3/4 hours.

Drive to Kichu resort.

 

Day 08 : Drive to Thimphu (2hrs).  Upon arrival check into Hotel River view orsimilar. PM sightseeing - Visit the Memorial chorten built in the memory of thelate King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, 15 century Changangkha monastery, Motithangmini zoo to see the rare "Takin" national animal of Bhutan and drive furtherdown with good view of the Thimphu valley. Visit the new Drupthob nunnerytemple and free time in the market.

 

Day 09 : AM visit thePainting school, National library, Royal goldsmith workshop and Handicraftcenters. PM drive 3 hours to Wangduephodrang crossing the Dochula pass 3100 meters.On fine weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges including the highestmountain in Bhutan Mt.Gangar Punsum 7520 meters. The drive from the pass is allthe way downhill dropping to the lower and warmer valleys of lobesa. Visitmarket area. Overnight at Wangdi Kichu Resort.

 

Day 10 : AM drive 45 minutesto Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong which served as an old capital ofBhutan. This remarkable fortress is built between two rivers and has survivedmany glacial floods and fire. Every year during the month of February a processionknown as the Punakha Serda takes place to commemorate the victory over the Tibetans.PM drive back to Paro. Overnight Kichu Resort.  

 

Day 11 : Transfer to airportfor departure.



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