Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 Nights/18 Days)

Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan

Duration : 17 Nights / 18 Days
Destination Covered : Thimphu, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang, Punakha, Mongar
Price (Starting From) : USD 4580 Per Person
Special Offer : Special discount is offered to direct client(those who contract directly)from above rate.

special discount will be offered to direct clients(those who contact directly)Air Tickets,Guide and Driver Tips,Personal Expenses

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Arrive Paro (Altitude: 2280 m): Arrive Paro by Druk Air/ Bhutan Airlines flight provides fascinating view of eastern Himalayan peaks. You will be received by representative of Exotic Vacations Bhutan at Paro airport and drive to the hotel. Overnight at the Tashi Namgyal Resort or similar.
Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 2: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Paro – Thimphu (2320m) (Distance: 54 km, 4 hrs)
Morning sightseeing in Paro visiting

Ruins of Drukgyel Dzong
Ta Dzong (National Museum)
Rinpung Dzong.
After lunch, start biking to Thimphu (54 km, approx. 4 hours) passing through the confluence of Paro and Thimphu rivers. The route follows the Valley of Thimphu River through an arid landscape.
Overnight at the hotel Mihmar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 3: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Thimphu – Punakha (1310 m) (76 km)
Morning sightseeing in Thimphu:

Memrial Chorten
Buddha Point
Changangkha Lhakhang
Takin Preserve Centre.
After early lunch biking to Punakha ascending enroute at Dochula pass (3150m) and later continue descent to Metshina. Punakha is about 14 km from this place so in about 3.1/2 hours biking the total descent from Dochula to Punakha is about 1,800 m. overnight at the hotel Meri Puensum or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 4: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Punakha – Wangduephodrang( 1310 m)(76 km)
After breakfast, visit:

Punakha Dzong
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chhorten.
Continue biking to Wangduephodrang (21 km, 1.1/2 hour).
Evening visit to Wangduephodrang Dzong razed by fire in 2012 and under construction and interesting local market. Overnight at the Punatshangchhu Cottages or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 5: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Wanguephodrang – Gangtey(Altitude 3120 m) (Distance: 67 km, 4 ½ hrs) :
Morning commence biking to Gangtey (68 km, approx.) gaining altitude of about 1,800 m. Afternoon excursion to Phobjikha valley which is a designated conservation area and famous for black-necked cranes. Dinner and O/N in Theckchen Phodrang Guest house or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 6: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Gangtey –Trongsa (2300 m)
Morning proceed to central Bhutanese town of Trongsa (60 km, approx. 6 hours) crossing 3,300 m high Pelela pass en route. From Pele la pass proceed to Chendbji Chhorten at altitude of 2,300 m (27 km, 1.1/2 hour), the stupa patterned on Swayambhunath in Kathmandu. Chendbji to Trongsa is about 41 km, approximate two hours of biking on almost flat land. Dinner and Overnight at Tashi Ninjay Resort or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 7: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Trongsa – Bumthang (Altitude 2800 m) (68 km)

Morning sightseeing with visit to Trongsa Dzong and Ta Dzong and then proceed to Bumthang (68 km, approx.4.1/2 hours) crossing Yotongla pass (3,400 m) and then descend to Gyetsa valley (2,700 m). Later cross 2,900 m Kiki la pass while reaching to Jakar. Overnight at Swiss Guest House or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 8: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Bumthang Sightseeing (Altitude 2800 m)
Day for relaxation and sightseeing in one of the most beautiful valleys and also the religious heartland of the nation, visit

Tamshing Lhakhang
Jakar Dzong
Kurjey and Jambay Lhakhang.
Dinner and O/N at Swiss Guest House or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 9: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Bumthang – Ura (Altitude 3100 m)
From Bumthang Ura camping site is about 60 km and time taken is approximate 4 hours. En route cross 3,300 m high Shertang la pass and then descends to Ura village situated at the altitude of 3,000 m. Later explore pleasant Ura village. Overnight tented accommodation.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 10: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Ura – Limithang (4160 m)
Proceed to Limithang (80 km, approx. 6 hours) crossing 3,750 m high Thrumshingla pass, the highest point during this trip. From Thrumshingla it is all the way downhill (about 700 m) descent till the camp at Limithang. Overnight tented accommodation.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 11: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Limithang – Mongar (3500 m)
It is one of the shortest trips on this itinerary (27 km, 1.1/2 hours) with a total descent of about 1,400 m. Evening visit to Mongar Dzong and local market. Overnight at Druk Dzongkhar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 12: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Mongar – Gom Kora (2280 m)
Morning proceed to Gom Kora (80 km, approx. 5 hours). The Kori la pass en route is at 2,450 m. The road later descends rapidly till Sheri Chhu river. Overnight tented accommodation.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 13: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Gom Kora -Trashi Yangtse (1830 m)
Proceed to Trashi Yangtse (65 km, approx. 5.1/2 hours). 2 km ahead of Gom Kora, the road reaches to Doksum, a village where two valleys meet. This place is also known for its weaving. Later arrive at Trashi Yangtse Dzong, situated at altitude of 1,850 m. Heading further northwards in the gorge for about 4 km, the route leads to gigantic Chorten Kora, the stupa built in Nepalese style of architecture. Overnight in Choki Farm House or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 14: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Trashi Yangtse – Trashigang (1150 m)
Morning biking to Trashigang (65 km, approx. 5 hours). The trail is gradual up and downs till 55 km and later about 10 km upwards the Trashigang. Evening explore the town area, which is the biggest urban centre in Bhutan after Thimphu. Overnight at Druk Deothjung Resort or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 15: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Trashigang – Mongar (91 km, 3 hours):
After breakfast drive back to Mongar.

After lunch, explore Mongar town, local market. Overnight at Druk Dzongkhar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 16: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Mongar – Bumthang (198 km, 7 hours) :
After breakfast, drive to Bumthang arriving there by lunch time.

After lunch, visit to Yatha weaving/ Beer /Swiss cheese factory centre and local market. Overnight at Swiss Guest House or similar

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 17: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Bumthang – Thimphu (2320 m)(268 km, 8 hours)
After breakfast, drive to Thimphu enroute visiting village houses and mingling with local people. Lunch break at Wangduephodrang, famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.

After lunch, drive to Thimphu. Free to stroll in the town for shopping and photography. Diner and overnight in Hotel Migmar or similar.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Day 18: Mountain Biking Tours in Bhutan (17 nights/18 days)

Thimphu – Paro Airport (54 km, 1 hour)
Early morning, drive to the airport and farewell.

Meals : AP(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Tour Detail

Inclusions:

  • 3 Star Hotels
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing
  • Transport
  • Airport Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guides
  • Sim Card
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals

Exclusions :

  • Air Tickets,Guide and Driver Tips,Personal Expenses

Specific Departure Dates :

  • All Season awaits

Departure Cities with rates :

  • Peak Season(March,April,May,September,October,November)

Terms & Conditions :

* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.~^#^~* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date. ~^#^~