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Bhutan High Trails via Laya - World Expeditions
18 days

Bhutan High Trails via Laya

Start and end in Paro
Tour Operator:
World Expeditions
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
31220
Private available:
From
US $5,150
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Itinerary

Start and end in Paro! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Bhutan High Trails via Laya, you have a 18 days tour package taking you through Paro, Bhutan and 4 other destinations in Bhutan. Bhutan High Trails via Laya includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Paro (2200m)
  2. Day 2: Paro Valley, Taktsang Monastery (3100m) & National Museum
  3. Day 3: Drive past Drukyel Dzong (2580m) to Shana (2860m) and commence trek to Thongo Zampa (3250m), (11kms, approx 4 hrs)
  4. Day 4: Trek to Soi Thangthangkha (3700m) (approx 4 hrs)
  5. Day 5: Trek to Jangothang (4100m) (12kms, approx 5 hours)
  6. Day 6: At Jangothang (acclimatisation day)
  7. Day 7: Cross Nyile La (4890m) to Lingshi Village (~15kms, approx 7 hrs)
  8. Day 8: Trek to Chebisa (3880m) village (14kms, approx 5/6 hrs)
  9. Day 9: Cross Gombu La (4440m) to Shomuthang (4221m) camp (16kms, approx 7/8 hrs)
  10. Day 10: Cross Jare La (4785m) to Robluthang (4165m) (18kms, approx 8/9 hrs)
  11. Day 11: Cross Shinche La (5005m) to Lemithang (4150m) (16kms, approx 8/9 hrs)
  12. Day 12: Trek to Laya village (3800m) (13kms, approx 5/6 hrs)
  13. Day 13: Rest day at Laya, explore local area
  14. Day 14: Trek to Thongchu Drak (3500m) (approx 5/6 hrs)
  15. Day 15: Trek to Gasa village (2770m) (approx 4/5 hrs)
  16. Day 16: Transfer to Punakha (drive approx. 2-3 hrs)
  17. Day 17: Drive to Paro via Thimphu (approx 4/5hrs driving)
  18. Day 18: In Paro, trip concludes
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
4 nights
Camping
13 nights

Reviews About This Operator

  • Carol
    · November 10th, 2018
    The tour was great but we were disappointed that the local company changed the accommodation to lower rated... Show more
  • Leslie
    · October 17th, 2016
    My recent trip to Bhutan was great! The guide was on time and wonderful---very informative. One thing I really... Show more
  • Lesley
    · November 10th, 2015
    An amazing experience in a wonderful and interesting country but the condition of some roads made driving an... Show more

Dates & Availability

18 days
Bhutan High Trails via Laya
From Paro to Paro
No credit card fees

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    26 Sep, 2021
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    13 Oct, 2021
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    27 Oct, 2021
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    12 Oct, 2022
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    26 Oct, 2022
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Good to Know

  • Currency
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    Ngultrum
    Bhutan
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, G.

    Type C
    Bhutan
    Type E
    Bhutan
    Type F
    Bhutan
    Type D
    Bhutan
    Type M
    Bhutan
    Type G
    Bhutan
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Bhutan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before October 17th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 17th, 2021, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with World Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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