Nabji Korphu trek falls under the Jime Singye Wangchuk National Park, a park with an ecological rich environment. So here is more chance to see Tigers, leopards and definitely monkeys and other animals.
This trek was established as a pilot project for community based tourism in Bhutan and it is very successful one. You will be passing by through villages and we can also stay over night in farmhouse. Most of your porters will be men and women. The following is the detailed itinerary for your kind reference
Trekking provides the best opportunity to experience and explore the real heart of Bhutan.
Discover a unique insight into the rural culture of the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Close contact with the people living in the remote areas of Bhutan.
Explore and appreciate the pristine environment of Bhutan.
Enjoy with the wilderness experiences in Bhutan.
Explore the adventure tours of Bhutan.
Enjoy with majestic views of the country’s virgin landscapes and unclimbed mountains.
Explore the routes taken by our ancestral.
Trekking through the beautiful lakes of Bhutan.
Day 01.Arrive- Paro-Wangdi
Arrival to Paro International Airport and receive by the representative of Authentic Bhutan Tours – For Your Bhutan Experience! From the Airport we will directly drive to Wangdi over Dochula pass (3150m). The pass is adorned with 108 beautiful stupas and many kinds of prayer flags. From this pass, we can see the Himalayan Ranges so beautifully on clear days.Lunch will be served at Thimphu. Contin Restaurant at Chuniding Resort or Similar Restaurant. Then we will continue our journey to Wangdi.
Dinner and overnight stay at Wangdiphodrang Hotel, Drangon Nest Resort or similar standard.
Meal Plan: Welcome Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 02: Wangdi –Trongsa
Today after our early breakfast, we will drive to Trongsa. The drive will be about 6 hours. Lunch will be served at Trongsa Chendebji Resturant. On reaching Trongsa, we will visit the ‘Tower of Trongsa’,Tea or coffee at Trower of Trongsa’s café’ Dinner and over night stay at Trongsa Hotel, Yangkhill Resort or Similar Standard.
Day 03. Trongsa – Ritola - Nimshong
After our breakfast, we will drive to Ritola, where our trek starts. During our drive there is chances of seeing the golden Languare and some other wild animals and birds. Starts our trek from Ritola. .En route we can see deers, macaques, Mangde valley and river, chorten and village. Over night camp at Nimshong village.
Accommodation: Camping Altitude: 1319m Ascent: 480m. Descent: – Time: 3-4 hours.
Day 04. Nimshong – Nabji
Visit local temple, we will trekking through the broadleaf forest, with possible sightings of Golden Langur and Rufous-necked Hornbill. We also terraced fields of rice. The Temple of Nabji –which means ‘promising’ or ‘oath’-harbors the stone pillar to mark the peace between Bumthang and Assam Kings. In the village you can find rock remains of a blacksmith (one of the reincarnations of Pema Lingpa). Overnight at campsite surrounded by the rice fields of Nabji.
Accommodation: Camping Altitude: 1300m Distance: 13 km. Ascent: – Descent: – Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 05 Halt at Nabji
We will day hike to Korphu (1636m). The hike will take about 4hours. We will visit Korphu temple- which houses the sacred relics of Pema Lingpa. We can see the farmer’s life and their houses. Evening at leisure. Dinner and over night stay at Nabji.
Day 06 Nabji – Kubdra
Todauy we will trek though the dense forest, big tree with clippers, orchid and small bamboos. We will come across an ethnic group-Monpa. Over night camp near their village. They are very happy to welcome us to the camp.
Accommodation: Camping Altitude: 1636m. Distance: 15km Time: 5-6hours
Day 07 Kubdra – Jangbi village
The traces of Guru Rimpoche can be found along the way (foot print, dragger and hat), temple and orchid garden. Over. We will find more information on the Monpas and their Cane and Bamboo Project. Over night camp at Jangbi village
Accommodation: Camping Altitude: 1368m Distance: 15km Time: 5-6hours
Day 08.Jangbi – Tongtongfey-Trongsa. Trek Ends today.
Today we have to trek just about 4hours till Tongtongfey where our driver and car will wait form us to take to Trongsa. We will say goodbye to our trekking staff at Tonngtongfey. If time permits, you can visit the Kuenga Rabten Palace on the way back to Trongsa. Overnight in Trongsa hotel. Yangkhill Resort or similar standard.
Accommodation: Camping Altitude: 1061m Distance: 10km Time: 3-4hours
Day 09. Trongsa- Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu. Luch at Punakha.Visit the Punakha Dzong-the most beautiful dzong in Bhutan. And we can also see the Jarkarlanda flower in bloom. Dinner and over night stay at Thimphu Hotel: Peaceful Resort or similar standard.
Day 10. Limithang – Laya
Today, we will walk downhill all the way along a narrow, winding river valley. After a long time, the trail takes us through densely forested region. The trail leads to the west side of Laya village. From the west of the village we will have spectacular views of Mt. Gangchhenta and catch Mt. Masagang. In the village center is a community school and a basic health unit with a telephone connection. The campsite is located below the school.
Accommodation: Camping Camp Site: Laya village Altitude: 3840m. Distance: 10 km. Ascent: 60m. Descent: 340m. Time: 4-5hrs.
Day 11. Thimphu – Paro
After our breakfast, we will do some sightseeing in Thimphu like visit to Memorial Chhorten, Buudha Point, Changangkha Lhakhang, BBS tower, Mothithang Mini zoo to see the National animal of Bhutan (Takin) Stroll around the Thimphu town for about 45 minutes to buy the authentic souvenir from Bhutan. Drive to Paro for lunch. Eveing stroll around the Paro town. Dinner and over night stay at Paro Hotel.
Day 12. Paro Stay
Toady we will make a hike to Paro Taktshang Monastery, the most famous and scared monastery in Buddhism world. Taksang means “TigerNest” named after Guru Rinpoche reportedly flew to this site riding on the back of a flying tigress late in the 9th century. We have to walk about 2hours up steep from the road end. The trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees festooned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. Lunch will be served at Taktshang cafeteria.
On our way back, drive to the village of Drukgyel and visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, built in 1649 to commemorate the victory over Tibetan invasion and Kyichu Lhakhang, it is one of the two most sacred and the oldest temples in Bhutan, built in 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo (the 33rd Tibetan king, who is also the manifestation of avoloketeshivara, commonly known to Bhutanese as Chenrize).
Evening at leisure, dinner and over night stay at Paro Hotel
Day 12 Paro – Paro International Airport
Drive to Paro airport for your onward flight. We wish you a very safe and pleasant flight back to your home. Thank you very much for visiting Bhutan with our company and we always welcome you back to Bhutan in the future.
Start planning your tailor-made Dream Holiday to Bhutan – The Land of happiness!
In order to experience the best and rewarding fulfillment clients must plan in advance the different logistics that you have in your minds before actually venturing into the world of trips. You might have wishes and hopes for which you need to plan.
The following information will help you to plan your dream trip to Bhutan.
1. When and how to visit Bhutan?
Choose your traveling date like Arrival/Departure date. You also need to choose entry/depart Bhutan via AIR or LAND.
By Air: Druk Air, the national carriers is the only service operator in the kingdom and operates several flights per week from Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi & Kolkata (India) and Kathmandu (Nepal) to Paro (Bhutan). The Paro International Airport is located about an hour and a half drive from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.
Paro airport is daylight restricted, and the flights are totally dependent on the weather. As a result, sometimes flights are delayed. It is therefore a good idea to keep at least 24 hours of transit time for connecting flights out of Paro. You might also want to consider traveling on a non-restricted ticket so that if you miss a connecting flight, you can be rerouted or seated on the first available carrier.
Sometimes flights into Paro are disrupted because of unfavorable weather conditions. If this occurs, the flight will stop for the night at the transit airport. To be prepared, you may want to carry your essential personal items in your carry-on luggage.
By Land: Phuentsholing, a Bhutanese town in the southwest has road access to India. It is located about 170 km from the Indian domestic airport at Bagdogra, West Bengal. Phuentsholing is about 172 km from Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan and is about 6hours drive distance. And S/
2. What are your itineraries?
All the tours can be customized and extended as per our valued client’s requirements. There are sample itineraries for your kind reference and it will give you some general idea of the likely trip scheduled.
Complete the tour request form and submit it to us. Send us correct name list. We will send you the flight reservation status via email.
After confirming your reservation, we need the scanned copy of member’s passport.
Please remit us full payments and send us the copy of remittance paper via email. Visa will not be accepted without full payment.
We will send you the flight ticket copy and Visa Clearance Copy prior to your departure to Bhutan via email. You need to print out and carry along with you.
Start packing and looking forward to have a memorable trip in the LandThunder Dragon, DrukYul.
Hot-Stone Bath (Dhotsho)
Hot stone bath (Dhotsho) is a traditional bath of Bhutan, where a tradition of heating up stones and then soaking in the water that is in turn heated by the stones. This is also a curative method and is used throughout the country We Bhutanese belief that this bath has so much of medicinal benefits. Some diseases are curable-like joint pains, hypertension, stomach disorder, arthritis and many other minor diseases. Especially for the old age, where we have lots of body pains, joints pains helps a lot by this Hot Stone Bath (Dhotsho).
I think, the minerals in the rocks have certain chemicals, which can cure certain disease of our body. Hot stone bath has no side effects. It is in its pure natural form. We can organize the hot stone bath during your stay in Bhutan.
Weaving in Bhutan
The Bhutanese textiles are rich, vibrant, and colorful and are a complex art form as well as an integral part of the Bhutanese culture. This Bhutan weaving experiences will give you an insight about the rich textiles in Bhutan. You can sit one of the handlooms of Bhutan and weave your self practically. We promise that you will really enjoy this with great satisfaction in your life.
We will also see or learn the natural coloring and dyeing. You can bring your own materials like handkerchief to dye and color. So visit Bhutan and experience it practically by yourself.
Folk Performing Arts & Music in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan
We have Cultural Program Performing groups, which they will perform like Traditional folk songs, dances and keeps original tunes and dances alive. Moreover, new choreography for some traditional and regional songs is sometimes developed.
The troupe also performs mask dances that have historical and spiritual significance.
Horse Riding to Tiger’s Nest
Tiger’s Nest is most visited spot in Bhutan and it is much awaited by every tourist who visits Bhutan to climb to Tiger’s Nest.
It takes about 2 hrs 30mins up steep climb through the forest of pine, oak and Rhododendron. However you can ride the horse and climb till the Taktshang cafeteria.
Our company will provide the Trekking Equipment like Tents (Sleeping, Dinning, Toilet, Shower Tents), Mattress, Hot-Water bag, Cooking Utensils, Sleeping Bags. But we advise our clients to bring their own sleeping bags, if they can. However our guests have to bring some trekking gears by themselves. Therefore, everything mentioned below on the list are useful, and most of the things are important on trek.
Equipment for all the trekkers
camp shoes or thongs
socks – polypropylene
jumper or pile jacket
hiking shorts (men) or skirt (opt)
waterproof jacket, poncho or umbrella
T- shirts or blouses
underwear, sun hat
nylon wind breaker
nylon wind pants
Above 4000 m.
socks, wool, to wear with boots
socks, light cotton, for under wool socks
( Optional )
lenses cleaning equipments
books for reading while waiting for plane
toilet paper and cigarette lighter
medical and frist aid kit
sun block for lips