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Chelila Nature Trek


Chelila Nature Trek (6 nights 7 days)

 

Itinerary of Chelila Nature Trek in Detail

Day 01 : ARRIVAL AT PARO
Upon arrival at Paro Airport you will be received by our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Day 02 : PARO [Sightseeing]
Drive the winding road northwest up the Pa-Chu River to Drugyel Dzong, the ruined Fort that once defended this valley from Tibetan invasion. This fortress, now a burned shell, was once strategic in Bhutan's defense against Tibetan invasion. On the way back visit Satsam Monastery built in the memory of Late Dilgo Khyentse Rimpoche (Great Master) and then visit Kyichu monastery built in 7th century. Overnight in hotel.

Day 03 : PARO-CHONANA
Alt.3500m. Distance-14km. Drive 4 Km from hotel to the point where you began your trek. Most of the walk is a gradual climb through Bhutanese farmland. The view of the Paro valley from the trail is excellent. Overnight in camp.

Day 04 : CHONANA-JEBKARPO
Distance 16km. A superb trekking uphill for about 5 hours allowing a few stops. The trail takes you through a forest filled with many species of Primula. From the trail alone the ridge of Chelila, the Bhutanese Himalayas can be seen. Overnight in camp.

Day 05 : JEBKARPO-CHELILA-THIMPHU
Distance-15 km. Alt, 3845m. The early morning views from our camp of Chomolhari (Divine Mountain of Goddess) Tserim Gang Glacier of long life) and Jichu Drake are stunning. The trail follows the ridge with its views of the mountains. This is the only place you can see the Ha valley, an area that is forbidden to all tourists. On the other side of the ridge you can see the Paro valley. Continue follow the ridge and visit the Kyili Monastery (Nunnery Monastery. Descend down to the motorable road where the trek ends and the transport awaits you to take to Thimphu. Overnight in hotel.

Day 06 : THIMPHU [Sightseeing] - PARO
After breakfast witness the cultural program of masked and folk dances and visit Traditional hospital, National library, Memorial chorten, and late afternoon do shopping in various handicrafts shops in Thimphu and drive to Paro. Overnight in hotel.

Day 07 : PARO [Departure]
Early morning transfer to Paro Airport for your onward departure flight.

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