BHUTAN… also known as DRUKYUL or “Land of the Drukpa’s” is perhaps one of the least traveled to places in the world but in recent years becoming one of the must travel to destinations. Maintaining it’s tourism policy of “low volume, high value” and a King’s concept of “Gross National Happiness”, this little land-locked country that’s sandwiched between India in the south, east and west and the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China in the north, offers to the world a “Shangri-la” that has it’s environment intact (boasting a 62% forest coverage),a peaceful and fun loving people that has protected it’s ethnic culture & heritage and can lay claim to being perhaps the last remaining Buddhist Kingdom in the world.
What more can be said about this Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom that hasn’t already been said? It’s now time to come see for yourself as to what’s so special about this country and to come face to face with the beauty and splendor of the Hidden Kingdom.. BHUTAN.. As whitewater paddlers, we will share a unique view of this wonderful country, one rarely seen even by the Bhutanese. Join us in further challenging journeys in the “Land of the Thunder Dragon” let us guide you and offer you a trip of a lifetime.
Day 01 : Arrive Paro. Night in Paro.
Day 02 : Raft/Kayak the Paro Chhu.( or hike to Taktsang if time does not permit the previous day) Night in Thimphu
Day 03 : Morning sightsee Thimphu. Afternoon drive to Punakha. Night in Punakha
Day 04 : Raft/Kayak the Mo Chhu. Night in Punakha
Day 05 : Drive to Trongsa. Night in Trongsa
Day 06 : Raft/Kayak the Upper Mangde Chhu. Drive to Bumthang
Day 07 : Day in Bumthang. Night in Bumthang ( Day of sightseeing or if you want to break up the drive.. then drive to Yongkola and spend the night there)
Day 08 : Long Drive to Trashigang ( or drive from Yongkola to Trashigang)
Day 09 : Raft/Kayak Gamri Chhu or some section of the upper Drangme
Day 10 : Upper Drangme
Day 11 : Drangme Gorge
Day 12 : Drangme Gorge
Day 13 : Drangme Lower Section
Day 14 : Drangme Lower Section
Day 15 : Morning raft to take out. Cross Border. Night at lodge on the indian side
Day 16 : Drive to Guwahati for flight out ( Flight to Kolkata/Delhi.. if you want to catch the Druk Air flight to Bangkok then trip dates need to coincide with GUW-BKK druk air flight)
Cost per person for group size 10 pax or more on twin/double room sharing basis= US $ 5,550
Single supplement : US $ 750
Druk Air flight costs ( One way only)
BKK-PBH US $ 550
KTM-PBH US $ 275
If trip coincides with the GUWAHATI-BKK flight on Druk Air and clients want to go for that option US $ 425