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

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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.

This is a sample itinerary, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, tour conditions, group options and the physical condition of participants, may dictate itinerary changes either before departure or while on tour. We reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of our guests, safety, comfort and general well being.

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 be reminded:

1. To carry the passport that matches the passport details indicated in the visa application.

2. The passport should have their validity more than 6months from the date of your travel.

3. For all travelers flying via India to/from the kingdom of Bhutan, to have the Indian Visa prior to their departure from their country.

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.

NOTE:

For most tours the booking must be completed 8 weeks in advance, but during the festivals booking must be completed at least 12 weeks in advance. Especially during the festivals, it can be very difficult to get the accommodation and flight seats without advance bookings, as it is a peak season for the tourist visiting Bhutan.

Hot-Stone Bath (Dhotsho)

hot-stone-bath

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.

The cost for experiencing this will be USD 20 per person.

Weaving 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.

So to arrange this you need to pay extra payment of USD 50 per person.

Cultural program

cultural-program

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.

The program will be about 1hr program and the cost will be USD 100/program. Usually we organize this in the evening before your dinner. But any time of the day can be organized.

 

Horse Riding to Tiger’s Nest

hourse-riding-to-tigers-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.

The price will be approximately USD 12-15. So we can arrange the horses and let us know.

 

The above activities can be incorporated easily into your travel itinerary. However some activities need to pay some additional fees. So let us know which activities you would like to experiences so that we will include in your invoice.

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

foot-wear

Footwear

  trekking or running shoes
  camp shoes or thongs
  socks – polypropylene

clothing

Clothing

  down or fiber-filled jacket
  jumper or pile jacket
  hiking shorts (men) or skirt (opt)
  waterproof jacket, poncho or umbrella
  hiking pants
  T- shirts or blouses
  underwear, sun hat
  swimwear (opt.)
  insulated paints
  nylon wind breaker
  nylon wind pants
  long underwear
  woolen hat
  gloves
  long gaiters

above-4000

Above 4000 m.

  mountain trekking boots
  socks, wool, to wear with boots
  socks, light cotton, for under wool socks

photography-tools

Photography Equipments
( Optional )

  camera and lenses
  lenses cleaning equipments
  film
  compass
  thermometer
  binoculars
  books for reading while waiting for plane

other-equipments

Other Equipments

  rucksack
  sleeping bag
  water bottle
  torch

miscellaneous-items

Miscellaneous Items

  toilet articles
  toilet paper and cigarette lighter
  small knife
  sun block
  towel
  laundry soap
  medical and frist aid kit
  pre-moistened towelettes
  sewing kit
  sunglasses
  sun block for lips

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