Gradually ascend through dense forests, offering glimpses of majestic mountains along the way. Set up camp for the night at an altitude of 2,430 m.
hike involves a gradual ascent through picturesque farmland. The trail offers splendid views of Paro valley. Spend the night at Chonana campsite
The trail ascends gradually through the forest of chirpine, spruce silver fir etc to the camp at Jele dzong at an altitude of 2,590m. Paro valley with snow-capped mountains in the background can be seen on a clear day.
The river then narrows and closes in and the trail winds along the drainage, ascending to the ruins of Barshong Dzong.
short and simple journey across Punakha, the old capital of Bhutan. The trail’s range is almost a thousand meters, but the slopes are mostly gentle and shouldn’t be too difficult for hikers.
One of Bhutan’s few glacial valleys, Gangtey (also known as Phobjikha) is where the endangered black necked cranes spend the winter, migrating annually from the Tibet
Gelephu under Sarpang district, at one time, was called Hati Zar due to high population of elephants. Gelephu is at 280 m above sea level and is the largest flat land in Bhutan. Take the 150 km drive from Gelephu to Gonphu and enjoy the ascent from 280 m-1450 m.
The kind of vegetation are deciduous as we start and temperate as we camp. Lots of magnolias and rhododendron species abound here.