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Dur Hot Spring Trek

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Name of the Trek

Dur Hot Spring Trek

No of Days

Sixteen Days, Fifteen Nights

Difficulty

Medium to hard

Places visited

Paro, Thimphu , Punakha, Trongsa, Bumthang, TrashiYangtse, Trashigang,

Best Seasons

March to April & September to November

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 Arrive Paro

Druk Airways flight to Bhutan is one of the most spectacular in entire Himalayas. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Katmandu or over the foothills from Kolkata, each flight is a mesmerizing aeronautical feat and offers an exciting descent into the Kingdom. On arrival at Paro airport, immigration and custom formalities then received by our representative andtransfer to the hotel. Evening take a stroll around town's main street.Overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 02: Paro

After early Breakfast take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest). Legends say that Guru Padma sambhava came here flying on the back of a tigress and landed at the spot where monastery was later built. The monastery was severely damaged by fire in year 1998 and now has been fully restored in its original grandeur. Afternoon visit to Ta Dzong, built in 17th century, as watch tower to defend Paro Dzong and valley. This fortress was later converted into the National Museum in 1967 and is filled with antique thangkha paintings, textiles, weapons and Bhutan's renowned postage stamps. Below the Ta Dzong, is fascinating Rinpung Dzong meaning 'fortress of the heap of jewels', which has a long and interesting history. Overnight at the hotel in Paro

Day 03: Paro to Thimphu (55 km, 2 hours)

Morning drive to Drukgyel Dzong, the ruined fortress from where Bhutanese repelled several invasion by Tibetan armies. Also visit en route Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom. Then drive to Thimphu visiting en route Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627 which now houses the School for Buddhist Studies. Evening visit to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutan's Third King followed by visit to Trasichhodzong, beautiful medieval fortress/monastery.

Day 04: Thimphu to Trongsa (200 km, 6 hours)

Morning visit in Thimphu, National Library, Arts &Carfts School, Textile and Folk Heritage Museum. Then drive to Trongsa, across Dochula pass (3,050m) and Pele la pass (3,300m). Overnight at the lodge in Trongsa.

Day 05: Trongsa to Bumthang


Morning visit to striking Trongsa Dzong, ancestral abode of Bhutan's Royal family. Then visit Ta Dzong, built as watch tower to guard Trongsa Dzong. After that proceed to Bumthang and in the afternoon, visit here; the Jakar Dzong built in 17th century during the time of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first religious and temporal ruler of Bhutan. Then visit the Kurjey monastery where Guru Padsambhava left his body imprint in the 8th century. The temple was later built in 17th century. Later visit Jambay Lhakhang. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang

Day 06: Bumthang to Gorsum, 18 km, 7 hours

The trek route passes through ChemkharChhu, the river famous for trouts. Camp at altitude 3,120m

Day 07: Gorsum to Lungsum, 12 km, 5 hours

Today's route passes through the dense forests of spruce, hemlock, cypress, juniper and maples. The trail is more or less muddy and ascends gradually till you reach to campsite at altitude 3,160m.

Day 08: Lungsum to Tshochenchen

Trek through dense vegetation till you reach Tshochenchen at an altitude of 3,700m. Camp is just above the treeline.

Day 09: Tshenchen to DuerTsachu, 17 km, 6/7 hours

The day's walk is uphill, passing a small lake until you reach at Juli La (4,700m). After crossing the pass the trail descends to a lake, and then climbs again to Gokthong La (pass). The trail then traverses through jungle to a camp near duer hot spring at 3,550m. Musk deer, Blue sheep and Himalayan bear may be seen on this part of trek.

Day 10: DuerTsachu halt

Day to relax in the hot spring.

Day 11: DuerTsachu to Tshochenchen, 17 km, 6/7 hours

Start early crossing again Juli La passes en route. After this pass it is gradual descent till the campsite.

Day 12: Tshochenchen to Gorsum

Being a long route, today's trek should be started early.

Day 13: Gorsum to Bumthang

From Gorsum walk downhill till you reach the duer village. Then follow the new motor able road. Overnight at the lodge in Bumthang

Day 14: Bumthang to Punakha (205 km, 6 hours)

Explore fascinating Bumthang valley. After early lunch drive to Punakha for overnight stay.

Day 15: Punakha to Paro (125 km, 4.1/2 hrs)

Morning visit to Punakha Dzong and KhamsumYull Namgyal Chorten. Later drive to Wangdue Phodrang visiting Dzong and local market.

After lunch, proceed to Paro.

Day 16: Paro Depart

After early breakfast drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.

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