Package

Merak Sakteng Trek

This new trekking holiday to the villages of Merak and Sakteng in East Bhutan offers the unique chance to experience the semi-nomadic lifestyle of the Brokpa, a race of Tibetan origin with their own culture and dress, whilst walking through the beautiful pastoral valleys of the protected Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary.

DAY1
Meet at the group hotel in Kathmandu. Transfers from Kathmandu Airport are provided.

DAY2:
Fly to Paro in the Kingdom of Bhutan.

DAY3:
Hike to the Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery. Overnight Paro.

DAY4:
Fly to Bumthang in Central Bhutan.

DAY5:
Walk across the Phephe La (3530m) and down into the Tang Valley.

DAY6:
Drive to Yongkola across the Thrimgshing La (3780m).

DAY7:
Morning Birdwatching. Drive to Trashigang. Hike from Ngatsang to Sherizam.

DAY8:
Drive to Chaling. Trek to Chuthapthrap (3100m).

DAY9:
Trek to Merak (3500m).

DAY10:
Trek to Mitersteng (3060m) across Nyuksang la Pass (4140m).

DAY11:
Trek to Sakteng (2930m).

DAY12:
Trek to Thakthrik and drive to Trashigang.

DAY13:
Fly to Paro. Transfer to Thimphu.

DAY14:
Sightseeing in Thimphu. Drive to Paro. Overnight Paro.

DAY15:
Morning flight to Kathmandu. The afternoon is free for independent sightseeing.

DAY16:
Departure. Transfers to Kathmandu Airport are provided.

inclusions

  • Star rated hotel rooms
  • All meals
  • Government royalty
  • Entrance fees, visa and permit
  • Overland transportation within Bhutan
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
  • Necessary hotel and airport transfers within Bhutan
exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Airfares
  • Beverages
  • Airport taxes if any
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Excess baggage
  • Tips to guides and drivers
  • Services not mention