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Bhutan: The Chomolhari Trek

Trip Length 15 days

From $5,895

  • Explore the gems of Bhutan with the first travel company to pioneer treks in Bhutan
  • Immerse yourself in the richness of the culture visiting museums, dzongs (citadels), and the country’s most famous monasteries—Taktsang and Lhakhang
  • Trek over challenging terrain for ten days through the most remote pristine forests and mountains of the Himalaya
  • Meet traditional Himalayan highlanders: farmers, yak herders, and monks

Having enjoyed eras of splendid isolation from Western culture, the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is still largely unexplored by tourists, and this memorable trek is one of our few “ultimate challenge” adventures—a must-do for every serious trekker who wants to see the Himalaya from the path less traveled! Set in the magical kingdom of Bhutan, you’ll immerse yourself in Buddhist culture by visiting its famous dzongs (citadels) and monasteries, like the “Tiger’s Nest” and “The Temple of the White Dove.” You’ll meet traditional Bhutanese monks, farmers, and yak herders while trekking for ten days through pristine forests, expansive river valleys, colorful farmland, and over snowy ridgelines and mountain passes…and with the full support of our experienced guides, talented cooks, strong horsemen, and their team of ponies, there to help you every step of the way! MTS has the longest legacy of any other tour operator here, trekking through this enchanted country since its doors were first opened to tourists nearly four decades ago. Let the Himalaya experts introduce you to this isolated wilderness on a rare adventure around Chomolhari, one of Bhutan’s most sacred peaks!
 

Day 1: Arrive in Bangkok (most flights arrive in the evening)

After you arrive in Bangkok (most flights arrive in the evening), you will take a complimentary shuttle to the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel, a 10-minute ride from the airport. The hotel operates 24-hour free shuttle bus service between the terminal and the hotel that runs every 10-15 minutes.

NOTE: Most airlines arrive late at night into Bangkok, and our flight from Bangkok to Paro departs very early the next morning. If your flight into Bangkok is delayed by even just a few hours, it would be easy to miss the group departure flight to Paro. We therefore encourage you to arrive a day or two early in Bangkok to explore this fascinating city, or to help overcome jet lag before the tour actually starts. There are many sightseeing possibilities. We’d be happy to make additional hotel reservations if requested. Additional costs will be reflected on your invoice.

  • Accommodation:Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

Day 2: Paro - Thimphu (7,725')

Fly to Paro (7,500'), Bhutan, on Druk Air, the national airline of Bhutan. If the weather cooperates, you might have spectacular views of four of the ten highest peaks in the world—Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga—plus peaks in Bhutan such as Chomolhari, Jichu Drakye, and Tsering Kang. After meeting the Mountain Travel Sobek trip leader at the Paro airport, we'll drive into town for lunch. Afterward, we drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. The remainder of the day is free to rest and relax.

  • Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Druk Hotel

Day 3: Thimphu

After breakfast we’ll drive to the north end of the road to Dodina (8,600') and hike an hour up a steep hill to visit Cheri Monastery, or Goemba, built in 1620 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and established with an original staff of 30 monks. Nowadays the monastery serves as the main meditation center of the country and has more than 70 monks undergoing their three-year, three-month retreat. Inside is a silver chorten holding the ashes of the Shabdrung’s father. On our return we’ll visit Tango Goemba (another steep one-hour climb), founded in the 12th century (the present building was constructed in the 15th century). It is now a Buddhist institute for higher learning. Time permitting, we’ll visit Tashichho Dzong, seat of the royal government and central monastic body, upon our return from the hike. (1 hour driving; 4 hours hiking)

 

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Druk Hotel

Day 4: Thimphu – Paro (7,500')

Our morning tour will include a visit to the School of Arts and Crafts (or “painting school”), where Bhutanese children can follow a six-year program in traditional arts, such as drawing, painting, woodcarving, and sculpture. We’ll also visit the Textile Museum, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, and Folk Heritage Museum. In the afternoon, we’ll drive back to Paro, where we’ll visit the National Museum, housed in an old watchtower above the Paro Dzong. The museum’s collections include displays of spectacular thangkas (religious scroll paintings), bronze statues, and Bhutan’s beautiful stamps. Time permitting, we will also visit the Paro Dzong itself, built in 1644 by the Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Zhiwa Ling Hotel

Day 5: Paro

Today we’ll take a steep, 2-hour hike to a teahouse, where we enjoy a great view of Taktsang Monastery (its name means “tiger’s nest”), perched on a cliff 2,700 feet above the floor of the Paro Valley. Taktsang is the most spiritual place for the Bhutanese and a major pilgrimage spot. Our hike follows a steep switchback trail through the forest. After breaking for tea and cookies, you will have the option to sit outside the building and admire the monastery and its beautiful surroundings or, if you feel energetic, to continue another hour to a closer viewpoint. Much of Taktsang was destroyed by a fire in April 1998, but it is now completely rebuilt. We’ll have some time in the afternoon to explore Paro on our own. (5 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Zhiwa Ling Hotel

Day 6: Begin trek at Shana Zampa (9,450

The day begins with a 1-hour drive past Drukgyel Dzong (8,500') and the valley. Drugyel Dzong was built in 1960's to commemorate the victory of Bhutan over the Tibetan armies and to guard the Paro Valley against further aggressions. In 1951 it caught fire and was never repaired except for the shingled roof erected in 1985 to prevent further damage. It is now an empty shell--a place to meditate on the past. We drive to a military checkpoint past Shana Zampa, where our pack ponies will be loaded up with all the gear for our trek.  We'll set off on our trek and after about two and one-half hours of walking, we’ll arrive at our first campsite by the river. (5 miles, 3½ - 4 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 7: Soi Thangthangkha (11,840

We’ll continue up through the valley of the Paro River, which gradually narrows as the trail leads higher, winding up and down through a thick, lush forest of oak, pine, and juniper. The trail becomes very rocky, muddy, and strenuous, climbing up and down while slowly gaining altitude. As we get closer to our camp for the night, we’ll begin to see the snowcapped summit of Chomolhari (if the weather is clear), a mountain that is sacred to the Bhutanese. This is a long, hard day with lots of ups and downs and rock hopping; it can be very muddy. We’ll camp at Soi Thangthangkha (11,840'). (10 miles, 7-8 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 8: Jangothang (13,382

We’ll continue following the Paro River on a demanding, rocky trail, and then the valley widens again, opening to a spectacular area surrounded by high snowcapped ridges. A few yak-herding families are based in this area, and we may be lucky enough to pay them a visit and try some of their dried yak cheese. Camp at Jangothang (13,382') below a ruined fortress near the base of Chomolhari. (11½ miles, 5½-6 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 9: Rest day (13,382

Today is a free day to rest and explore the area. You can hike to an open area where you can sit and watch the grazing blue sheep (known locally as bharal), or you can walk to a nearby glacier at the foot of Chomolhari. Of course, you can also opt to stay at camp, take in the views, and rest for the challenging day ahead.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 10: Soi Yaksa (12,450

There is significant exposure in our hiking today. Our trail starts with a short steep hike to Tshopu (14,300'), one of the two trout-filled glacial lakes we will pass on the way to Bhonte La (“La” means “pass”). From here, we often see blue sheep, fat marmots, and migrating Himalayan birds, as well as incredible views of Jichu Drake, a beautiful snowcapped peak alongside Chomolhari. We’ll continue for about one hour to our lunch spot below Bhonte La (16,000'). After lunch we cross the pass and make a long, steep descent to the yak-herding valley of Soi Yaksa (12,450'). There are only a few families living in the area and they produce some of the best yak-wool cloth we’ll see along the trail. Yak herders and their families may come to our camp as early as 6:00am with items to sell, such as cloth, yak tassels and ropes, jewelry, etc. (10-12 miles, 8-9 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 11: Taybu (13,700

Our hike today starts with a very gentle uphill trail to the top of the eastern ridge of the Soi Yaksa valley. From here we can enjoy an incredible view of the amphitheater of mountains to the north. Little by little, the very top of Chomolhari and Jichu Drake reappear on the distant horizon as we approach our lunch spot. After lunch, we’ll cross Thombu La, a 14,800-foot pass with panoramic views of the eastern Himalaya (on a clear day, you can even see Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world), before descending to our camp at Taybu (13,700') by the midafternoon. This area is rich pastureland for yaks, and we’ll probably see nomadic yak herders camped in their traditional woolen tents. (7-8 miles, 5-6 hours of hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 12: Shana (9,413

After a short, steep climb out of camp, we leave the remote mountain area by following a ridge. From this vantage point we get a glimpse of the Paro Valley to the south before we start our steep descent (4,500' of elevation drop) for most of the afternoon and return to the area where we spent our first night of camping. (6-7 miles, 5-6 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 13: End trek – Paro (7,500

Walk along the road for one and one-half hours. Here, we’ll bid farewell to our staff and ponies before we board our van for the drive to Paro.  After check-in at the hotel, we have a free afternoon to shop or relax.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Zhiwa Ling Hotel

Day 14: Bangkok

Morning transfer to the Paro airport for departure on your Druk Air flight to Bangkok. Take the shuttle to the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore this lively city. Lunch and dinner are on your own.

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation:Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

Day 15: Fly home

Take the hotel shuttle to the international terminal. Depart on homeward-bound flights, arriving in the U.S. the same morning or afternoon depending on your flight schedules.

If you'd prefer to spend a bit more time in Asia, you may wish to join one of our exciting extensions in India, Vietnam, or Cambodia. Ask our Regional Specialist for details!

Apr 09 - 23, 2017

Apr 16 - 30, 2017

Oct 08 - 22, 2017

Nov 05 - 19, 2017

pricing

2016 Prices

$5,895 (4-12 members)
$940 internal airfare – Bangkok/Paro/Bangkok - subject to change

$1,100 single supplement

2017 Prices

$5,995 (4-12 members)
$940 internal airfare – Bangkok/Paro/Bangkok - subject to change

$1,100 single supplement

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Druk Hotel — Thimphu, Bhutan

Experience the legendary hospitality of the Bhutanese people at this fine accommodation in the midst of the Himalayas. Located in the heart of the capital city, the hotel is close to shopping, culture, and the bubbling Thimphu River. Pleasant rooms are outfitted with comfortable beds, tiled bathrooms, soaking tubs and modern amenities, while the spa rounds out the offering here at Druk Hotel Thimphu.

MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel — Bangkok

The Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport is a four-star hotel located a short walk from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. Boasting 612 comfortable and contemporary rooms, the hotel also offers two bars and four restaurants, a beautiful pool, a fitness room, and a spa! With a 24-hour airport shuttle running every 10 minutes and plenty of parking available, accommodations here couldn't be more convenient.

Zhiwa Ling Hotel — Paro, Bhutan

The Zhiwa Ling is a luxurious retreat that combines the sensibilities of a fine Bhutanese guesthouse with the best of modern comforts. The exquisite hand-carved wooden cornices, extensive stonework and manicured gardens create an authentic and inviting atmosphere. Guest rooms are spread out on the 10 acres of pristine land that make up this breathtaking property, and feature modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. Guests can enjoy a traditional outdoor hot-stone bath, tea at the Tea House, a Meditation House, and two restaurants specializing in both contemporary international and classic Bhutanese cuisine.

  • Explore the gems of Bhutan with the first travel company to pioneer treks in Bhutan
  • Immerse yourself in the richness of the culture visiting museums, dzongs (citadels), and the country’s most famous monasteries—Taktsang and Lhakhang
  • Trek over challenging terrain for ten days through the most remote pristine forests and mountains of the Himalaya
  • Meet traditional Himalayan highlanders: farmers, yak herders, and monks

Having enjoyed eras of splendid isolation from Western culture, the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is still largely unexplored by tourists, and this memorable trek is one of our few “ultimate challenge” adventures—a must-do for every serious trekker who wants to see the Himalaya from the path less traveled! Set in the magical kingdom of Bhutan, you’ll immerse yourself in Buddhist culture by visiting its famous dzongs (citadels) and monasteries, like the “Tiger’s Nest” and “The Temple of the White Dove.” You’ll meet traditional Bhutanese monks, farmers, and yak herders while trekking for ten days through pristine forests, expansive river valleys, colorful farmland, and over snowy ridgelines and mountain passes…and with the full support of our experienced guides, talented cooks, strong horsemen, and their team of ponies, there to help you every step of the way! MTS has the longest legacy of any other tour operator here, trekking through this enchanted country since its doors were first opened to tourists nearly four decades ago. Let the Himalaya experts introduce you to this isolated wilderness on a rare adventure around Chomolhari, one of Bhutan’s most sacred peaks!
 

DAILY itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Bangkok (most flights arrive in the evening)

After you arrive in Bangkok (most flights arrive in the evening), you will take a complimentary shuttle to the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel, a 10-minute ride from the airport. The hotel operates 24-hour free shuttle bus service between the terminal and the hotel that runs every 10-15 minutes.

NOTE: Most airlines arrive late at night into Bangkok, and our flight from Bangkok to Paro departs very early the next morning. If your flight into Bangkok is delayed by even just a few hours, it would be easy to miss the group departure flight to Paro. We therefore encourage you to arrive a day or two early in Bangkok to explore this fascinating city, or to help overcome jet lag before the tour actually starts. There are many sightseeing possibilities. We’d be happy to make additional hotel reservations if requested. Additional costs will be reflected on your invoice.

  • Accommodation:Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

Day 2: Paro - Thimphu (7,725')

Fly to Paro (7,500'), Bhutan, on Druk Air, the national airline of Bhutan. If the weather cooperates, you might have spectacular views of four of the ten highest peaks in the world—Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga—plus peaks in Bhutan such as Chomolhari, Jichu Drakye, and Tsering Kang. After meeting the Mountain Travel Sobek trip leader at the Paro airport, we'll drive into town for lunch. Afterward, we drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. The remainder of the day is free to rest and relax.

  • Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Druk Hotel

Day 3: Thimphu

After breakfast we’ll drive to the north end of the road to Dodina (8,600') and hike an hour up a steep hill to visit Cheri Monastery, or Goemba, built in 1620 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and established with an original staff of 30 monks. Nowadays the monastery serves as the main meditation center of the country and has more than 70 monks undergoing their three-year, three-month retreat. Inside is a silver chorten holding the ashes of the Shabdrung’s father. On our return we’ll visit Tango Goemba (another steep one-hour climb), founded in the 12th century (the present building was constructed in the 15th century). It is now a Buddhist institute for higher learning. Time permitting, we’ll visit Tashichho Dzong, seat of the royal government and central monastic body, upon our return from the hike. (1 hour driving; 4 hours hiking)

 

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Druk Hotel

Day 4: Thimphu – Paro (7,500')

Our morning tour will include a visit to the School of Arts and Crafts (or “painting school”), where Bhutanese children can follow a six-year program in traditional arts, such as drawing, painting, woodcarving, and sculpture. We’ll also visit the Textile Museum, National Institute of Traditional Medicine, and Folk Heritage Museum. In the afternoon, we’ll drive back to Paro, where we’ll visit the National Museum, housed in an old watchtower above the Paro Dzong. The museum’s collections include displays of spectacular thangkas (religious scroll paintings), bronze statues, and Bhutan’s beautiful stamps. Time permitting, we will also visit the Paro Dzong itself, built in 1644 by the Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Zhiwa Ling Hotel

Day 5: Paro

Today we’ll take a steep, 2-hour hike to a teahouse, where we enjoy a great view of Taktsang Monastery (its name means “tiger’s nest”), perched on a cliff 2,700 feet above the floor of the Paro Valley. Taktsang is the most spiritual place for the Bhutanese and a major pilgrimage spot. Our hike follows a steep switchback trail through the forest. After breaking for tea and cookies, you will have the option to sit outside the building and admire the monastery and its beautiful surroundings or, if you feel energetic, to continue another hour to a closer viewpoint. Much of Taktsang was destroyed by a fire in April 1998, but it is now completely rebuilt. We’ll have some time in the afternoon to explore Paro on our own. (5 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Zhiwa Ling Hotel

Day 6: Begin trek at Shana Zampa (9,450

The day begins with a 1-hour drive past Drukgyel Dzong (8,500') and the valley. Drugyel Dzong was built in 1960's to commemorate the victory of Bhutan over the Tibetan armies and to guard the Paro Valley against further aggressions. In 1951 it caught fire and was never repaired except for the shingled roof erected in 1985 to prevent further damage. It is now an empty shell--a place to meditate on the past. We drive to a military checkpoint past Shana Zampa, where our pack ponies will be loaded up with all the gear for our trek.  We'll set off on our trek and after about two and one-half hours of walking, we’ll arrive at our first campsite by the river. (5 miles, 3½ - 4 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 7: Soi Thangthangkha (11,840

We’ll continue up through the valley of the Paro River, which gradually narrows as the trail leads higher, winding up and down through a thick, lush forest of oak, pine, and juniper. The trail becomes very rocky, muddy, and strenuous, climbing up and down while slowly gaining altitude. As we get closer to our camp for the night, we’ll begin to see the snowcapped summit of Chomolhari (if the weather is clear), a mountain that is sacred to the Bhutanese. This is a long, hard day with lots of ups and downs and rock hopping; it can be very muddy. We’ll camp at Soi Thangthangkha (11,840'). (10 miles, 7-8 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 8: Jangothang (13,382

We’ll continue following the Paro River on a demanding, rocky trail, and then the valley widens again, opening to a spectacular area surrounded by high snowcapped ridges. A few yak-herding families are based in this area, and we may be lucky enough to pay them a visit and try some of their dried yak cheese. Camp at Jangothang (13,382') below a ruined fortress near the base of Chomolhari. (11½ miles, 5½-6 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 9: Rest day (13,382

Today is a free day to rest and explore the area. You can hike to an open area where you can sit and watch the grazing blue sheep (known locally as bharal), or you can walk to a nearby glacier at the foot of Chomolhari. Of course, you can also opt to stay at camp, take in the views, and rest for the challenging day ahead.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 10: Soi Yaksa (12,450

There is significant exposure in our hiking today. Our trail starts with a short steep hike to Tshopu (14,300'), one of the two trout-filled glacial lakes we will pass on the way to Bhonte La (“La” means “pass”). From here, we often see blue sheep, fat marmots, and migrating Himalayan birds, as well as incredible views of Jichu Drake, a beautiful snowcapped peak alongside Chomolhari. We’ll continue for about one hour to our lunch spot below Bhonte La (16,000'). After lunch we cross the pass and make a long, steep descent to the yak-herding valley of Soi Yaksa (12,450'). There are only a few families living in the area and they produce some of the best yak-wool cloth we’ll see along the trail. Yak herders and their families may come to our camp as early as 6:00am with items to sell, such as cloth, yak tassels and ropes, jewelry, etc. (10-12 miles, 8-9 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 11: Taybu (13,700

Our hike today starts with a very gentle uphill trail to the top of the eastern ridge of the Soi Yaksa valley. From here we can enjoy an incredible view of the amphitheater of mountains to the north. Little by little, the very top of Chomolhari and Jichu Drake reappear on the distant horizon as we approach our lunch spot. After lunch, we’ll cross Thombu La, a 14,800-foot pass with panoramic views of the eastern Himalaya (on a clear day, you can even see Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world), before descending to our camp at Taybu (13,700') by the midafternoon. This area is rich pastureland for yaks, and we’ll probably see nomadic yak herders camped in their traditional woolen tents. (7-8 miles, 5-6 hours of hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 12: Shana (9,413

After a short, steep climb out of camp, we leave the remote mountain area by following a ridge. From this vantage point we get a glimpse of the Paro Valley to the south before we start our steep descent (4,500' of elevation drop) for most of the afternoon and return to the area where we spent our first night of camping. (6-7 miles, 5-6 hours hiking)

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Day 13: End trek – Paro (7,500

Walk along the road for one and one-half hours. Here, we’ll bid farewell to our staff and ponies before we board our van for the drive to Paro.  After check-in at the hotel, we have a free afternoon to shop or relax.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Zhiwa Ling Hotel

Day 14: Bangkok

Morning transfer to the Paro airport for departure on your Druk Air flight to Bangkok. Take the shuttle to the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore this lively city. Lunch and dinner are on your own.

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation:Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

Day 15: Fly home

Take the hotel shuttle to the international terminal. Depart on homeward-bound flights, arriving in the U.S. the same morning or afternoon depending on your flight schedules.

If you'd prefer to spend a bit more time in Asia, you may wish to join one of our exciting extensions in India, Vietnam, or Cambodia. Ask our Regional Specialist for details!

lodgings

Druk Hotel — Thimphu, Bhutan

Experience the legendary hospitality of the Bhutanese people at this fine accommodation in the midst of the Himalayas. Located in the heart of the capital city, the hotel is close to shopping, culture, and the bubbling Thimphu River. Pleasant rooms are outfitted with comfortable beds, tiled bathrooms, soaking tubs and modern amenities, while the spa rounds out the offering here at Druk Hotel Thimphu.

MTS Camp — Chomolhari Trek

Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel — Bangkok

The Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport is a four-star hotel located a short walk from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. Boasting 612 comfortable and contemporary rooms, the hotel also offers two bars and four restaurants, a beautiful pool, a fitness room, and a spa! With a 24-hour airport shuttle running every 10 minutes and plenty of parking available, accommodations here couldn't be more convenient.

Zhiwa Ling Hotel — Paro, Bhutan

The Zhiwa Ling is a luxurious retreat that combines the sensibilities of a fine Bhutanese guesthouse with the best of modern comforts. The exquisite hand-carved wooden cornices, extensive stonework and manicured gardens create an authentic and inviting atmosphere. Guest rooms are spread out on the 10 acres of pristine land that make up this breathtaking property, and feature modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. Guests can enjoy a traditional outdoor hot-stone bath, tea at the Tea House, a Meditation House, and two restaurants specializing in both contemporary international and classic Bhutanese cuisine.

Dates and Pricing

Apr 09 - 23, 2017

Apr 16 - 30, 2017

Oct 08 - 22, 2017

Nov 05 - 19, 2017

pricing

2016 Prices

$5,895 (4-12 members)
$940 internal airfare – Bangkok/Paro/Bangkok - subject to change

$1,100 single supplement

2017 Prices

$5,995 (4-12 members)
$940 internal airfare – Bangkok/Paro/Bangkok - subject to change

$1,100 single supplement

Activity Level Ultimate Challenge
Trip Length 15 days

From $5,895

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