Mountain Biking Across Bhutan -14 Days

Mountain Biking Across Bhutan -14 Days

On your mountain bike you embark on the adrenaline-fueled explorations of Bhutan’s inaccessible routes from West to East. The biking journey kick starts from Paro following a single paved road that meets up further with steep, narrow, rocky and muddy paths through several alpine passes, or extreme washboard caused by cattle or yak. Crossing by a total of seven undulating mountain passes, you make several ascents and descents stretching before you a real picture of Bhutanese Lifestyle. From Thimpu to the Indian border post at Samdrup Jongkhar, you get to experience Bhutan up close and personal on a mountain bike.

TRIP FACTS
Trip length: 
14 Days
Activity: Mountain Biking
Grade: Gentle plus
Starts in: Paro (Bhutan)
Ends in: Guwahati (India)
Group size: Maximum 12
Accommodation: Hotel & Tented Camp
Maximum altitude: 4050m.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sightseeing in Paro and Bumthang valley
  • Peddle through Thrumshing la ( 4050 m)

Trip Itinerary :

Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing at Paro. O/N
Day 03: Commence cycle tour to east across Dochula pass altitude (3050m.) and tented camp at Khuruthang day.
Day 04: Visit Punakha dzong and continue towards Gangtey Gompa via Wangdiphodrang. O/N at tented Camp.
Day 05: Cycle down to Norbuling and then cross Pelela pass altitude (3300m.) towards Trongsa. O/N
Day 06: Cycle up to Yotola pass altitude (3600m.) and then down to Dumkhar, Chumi and to Bumthang. O/N
Day 07: Sightseeing of Bumthang valley. O/N
Day 08: Cycle to Ura and cross Thrumshing la altitude (4050m.) and downhill to Sengor. O/N at tented Camp
Day 09: Cycle to Kuru Zam, Mongar.O/N at tented Camp
Day 10: A short climb to Mongar. O/N
Day 11: Cross Korila pass altitude (2600m.) to Trashigang. O/N
Day 12: Cycle to Wamrong. O/N
Day 13: Cycle to Samdrup Jongkhar. O/N at tented Camp
Day 14: Cycle or drive to Guwahati (India) for final departure.

Bhutan Tour & Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation: Transfers and sightseeing by a deluxe vehicle and Airport /Hotel/Airport & tours & trekking pick up & drop).
  • Hotel accommodation at all places and 3 meals; breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
  • 1 Professional English speaking local tour guide & all temples, monuments entry fees.
  • Bhutan visa, tourism development fees, government royalty fees.
  • Fully catered camping trek supported by English speaking biking guide, 1 Cook, helpers and porters (or vehicles for load) as per itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Daily wages for support crews and their health insurance.
  • Basic first aid Medical Kit Box for support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

Bhutan Tour & Trek Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Personal tours & trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses. (Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.)
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.  (Bar Bill, laundry and telephones calls.)
  • Airfare: to & from your country and internal domestic flights.
  • Personal travel insurance. (Liability for insurance against sickness, accidents, loss of baggage, loss of life and medical expenses if any kind etc.)
  • Tips for support crews.

Note: If Traveling Bhutan via Nepal

  1. All land transportation by private vehicle tourist Bus (Airport /Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  2. Sightseeing activities in Kathmandu with professional English speaking tour guide & temple entry fees.
  3. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed & Breakfast basis.
  4. Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu – Nepal.
  5. Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes. (t is suggested you apply for a multiple entry visa for Nepal initially saving you the Nepal re-entry fee).
  6. Personal nature’s expenses and transportation except given programs.

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