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.
Meet at the group hotel in Kathmandu. Transfers from Kathmandu Airport are provided.
Fly to Paro in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Hike to the Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery. Overnight Paro.
Fly to Bumthang in Central Bhutan.
Walk across the Phephe La (3530m) and down into the Tang Valley.
Drive to Yongkola across the Thrimgshing La (3780m).
Morning Birdwatching. Drive to Trashigang. Hike from Ngatsang to Sherizam.
Drive to Chaling. Trek to Chuthapthrap (3100m).
Trek to Merak (3500m).
Trek to Mitersteng (3060m) across Nyuksang la Pass (4140m).
Trek to Sakteng (2930m).
Trek to Thakthrik and drive to Trashigang.
Fly to Paro. Transfer to Thimphu.
Sightseeing in Thimphu. Drive to Paro. Overnight Paro.
Morning flight to Kathmandu. The afternoon is free for independent sightseeing.
Departure. Transfers to Kathmandu Airport are provided.