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Bhutan Cycling Tour

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Bhutan Cycling Tour

We too provide the cycling expeditions in Bhutan. Bhutan as is a mountainous country, you will have good experience of climbing uphills and down. With this tour you will be covering 4 western districts. And is relatively and easy cycling from one district to another. And all the cycling will be on road and all the roads are paved. The traffic is not so heavy except between Paro and Thimphu. The cycling route is mix of uphill, down and plain.

DAY 1

Paro Arrival

Arrive Paro. You will be welcomed by our Guide who will be waiting for your arrival. If you reach early will visit Ta dzong (watch tower) built in 1951 to use as a \watch tower to defend Ringpung dzong and Paro valley during the time of war and converted into national museum in 1967 which recorded in UNESCO world heritage. Unfortunately original museum was destroyed by the earthquake in September 2011 but one can still see a magnificent collection of Bhutanese artifacts like costumes, religious Thangka paintings, arm weapons, and a fascinating collection of Bhutan stamps in new gallery. Then will visit Paro Ringpung dzong which is one of the finest example of Bhutanese architecture. If still feel energetic you can take a short walk down to the cantilever bridge. In evening will stroll in Paro town. Night halt in Paro Read more

Paro, 2 Nights
DAY 2

Hike to Taktshang

After early breakfast will hike to Paro Taktsang which is one of the most popular monastery visited by the tourist. It was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup, a cave where Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three months in the 8th century. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche (Guru Padmasambhava) flew to this location from Khenpajong, Tibet on the back of a tigress and subdued a demon. He then performed meditation in one of the caves here and emerged in eight incarnated forms (manifestations) and blessed the place. Subsequently, the place came to be known as the "Tiger's Nest". Guru Padmasambhava is known for introducing Buddhism to Bhutan. Today, Paro Taktsang is the best known of the thirteen caves in which he meditated. Night halt in Par0 Read more

Paro, 2 Nights
DAY 3

Paro to Haa by Cycle

Today after breakfast will cycle to Haa via chelela. It is 3880 m from sea level and the drive is through the blue pine followed by the spruce and hemlock trees. As we reach there will see the dwarf rhododendron and junipers. From there will have a stunning view of Mount. Jomulhari. And also will have a 360 degree view as is on top of to valleys that is Paro and Haa valley.Will have picnic lunch there and then will continue to Haa. In evening will stroll in Haa. Night halt in Haa [Paro to Chelela is all ascend and from Chelela to Haa is all descend. All the roads are black topped and is a peace road with very less traffic] Read more

Haa, 1 Night
DAY 4

Haa to Thimphu, By Cycle

Today after breakfast will cycle to Thimphu the capital of Bhutan. Today's distance is longer but more of descend and about 70% of the road is descending and rest is more or less plain. Will have lunch on the way. Night halt in Thimphu [Haa to Chuzom is all descend and from Chuzom to Thimphu is little ascend. All the roads are black top and till Chuzom is peace road with very less traffic but from Chuzom to Thimphu you will see more traffic] Read more

Thimphu, 2 Nights
DAY 5

Thimphu, Local Cycling

Today will do the cycling in and around Thimphu. In the morning after breakfast will cycle to Tango and Cheri base. Will come back for lunch to Thimphu town and after lunch will cycle to Buddha point where you will see a very big sitting Buddha. And if we get time can do cycling within city. And from here you can also have very good view of Thimphu town. Night halt in Thimphu Read more

Thimphu 2 Nights
DAY 6

Thimphu to Punakha, By Cycle

Today after breakfast will cycle to Punakha. The roads are not good at present as road widening works are still going on. Todays cycling will also be mix of ascend and descend. Till Dochula is all ascend. Dochula is the higest point between Thimphu and Punakha. From here if the weather is good you can see the good views of the snow capped Himalayan mountain ranges. Then will continue to Punakha. [Thimphu to Dochula is all ascend and from Dochula to Punakha is all descend. The roads are not black topped as of today because of road widening work.] Read more

Punakha, 1 Night
DAY 7

Punakha to Thimphu, By cycle

Today after breakfast will do some cycling in Punakha. After that will dycle back to Thimphu via same route that we came before. Will have lunch on the way. And after that will continue to Thimphu. [Punakha to Dochula is all ascend and from Dochula to Thimphu is all descend. The roads are not black topped as of today because of road widening work.] Night halt in Thimphu Read more

Thimphu, 1 Night
DAY 8

Thimphu to Paro, By cycle

Today after breakfast will do cycling to Paro. On the way will halt at Tamcho Lhakhang to see the iron chain bridge that dates back to 15th century. Will have lunch from Paro town. After lunch will visit Drugyel Dzong( The fortress of Victory) which was built to mark the victory of Bhutanese over Tibetan. Now you can see only the ruins of the Dzong. Evening stroll in Paro town. And todays dinner will be in Farm House. Night halt in Paro [Thimphu to Chuzom is all descend and from Chuzom to Paro Plain. All the roads are black top and you will see more traffic] Read more

Paro, 1 Night
DAY 9

Paro Airport and Departure

Depending on your flight departure time early in the morning your guide will take you to airport to see you off onto your flight and wish you good journey and Tashidelek(goodbye/good luck).

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Paro
Day 3
Location Haa
Hotel Rinsum Resort
Day 4
Location Thimphu
Day 6
Location Punakha
Day 7
Location Thimphu
Day 8
Location Paro
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Paro
Day 3
Location Haa
Hotel Rinsum Resort
Day 4
Location Thimphu
Hotel Osel Hotel
Day 6
Location Punakha
Hotel Zhingkham Resort
Day 7
Location Thimphu
Hotel Hotel Osel
Day 8
Location Paro
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Paro
Day 3
Location Haa
Hotel Rinsum Resort
Day 4
Location Thimphu
Hotel Le Meridian
Day 6
Location Punakha
Day 7
Location Thimphu
Hotel Le Meridian
Day 8
Location Paro

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • All accommodation(twin sharing for group of 2 or more)
  • All meals
  • Dedicated Car including pick and drop from Airport
  • Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Sustainable Development Fees of USD 65 per night per person
  • Visa Fees
  • All taxes and Monuments Fees
  • Mineral water during sightseeing

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Your travel Insurance
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • Language guide, such as Chinese speaking, German, French, Spanish etc.
  • The single supplement for those who are travelling in group.
  • Lunch and Dinner inside in 5 star hotels
  • Cycle Hiring Charges

More information

  • We do have mainly 2 seasons, lean season (Dec, Jan, Feb, June, July and August) and Peak season (Sep, Oct, Nov, March, April and May). So we have the same price for all the months of lean season and same price for all months in peak season. And if you travel in peak season the weather is very favorable as it will be not so cold and not so hot too with minimal rainfall.
  • We can also arrange the hotels or Resorts of your choice too. And when it comes to standard and comfort one its fine, but when it comes to luxury resort the cost will vary with the hotel/resorts that you choose. And the single supplement is chargeable for those who are travelling in group.

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