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10 Days

Discover Juniper Trail

Juniper Trail is a wonderful short trek where trekkers can explore the wonders of natural beauty such as the breathtaking views of the Himalayan snow-capped peaks that are in Bhutan and as well the Mountain Kanchenjunga of Sikkim, the world’s third highest mountain. During summer, this trail is a paradise with many species of alpine flowers and wild lives such as Pheasants and so on.

For experiencing this trail, the travelers need at least 10 days of trip duration to be spent in Bhutan, which is 5 days for trekking and 5 days for cultural tours respectively. The trek route starts from Chuzomtoe, Thimphu and ends at Chelela pass, Paro.

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During this journey, one will experience breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, and other Himalayan Peaks including sacred Chomolhari and Mount Jichu Drake in Bhutan. On arrival at Paro International Airport, a representative of Truly Bhutan will receive you. The drive to Hotel through Paro valley is enchanting. After lunch, you will be taken for a visit to Ta-Dzong Museum, Paro Dzong.

Overnight at Hotel

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Drive the winding road Northwest up the Pa Chu Drukgyel 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. Mt. Chomolhari, the sacred summit, reaches skyward beyond the Dzong. This can be viewed on a clear day.

On the way back you visit a typical Bhutanese farmhouse. After lunch walks up the hill just above Hotel to stretch your legs for the onward trek. OR a day excursion to Taktsang monastery viewpoint can be arranged.

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Distance 14 Kms. Alt. 350m. Start trekking from Hotel. Most of the day’s walk is a gradual climb through Bhutanese farmhouses. The view of Paro valley from the trail is excellent.

Overnight in camp at Chonana.

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Distance – 16 KM.

A superb trekking day. Uphill for about 5 hours taking it slowly and allowing for plenty of stops. The trail takes you to a forest filled with many species of Primula and Rhododendrons. From the pass and the trial along the ridge of Chelela, the Himalayan range of Bhutan can be seen.

Overnight in camp.

Distance 15 KMs. Alt. 3845m. Today is a day to be up early. The early morning views from the camp of Chomolhari “Divine Mountain of the Goddess” Tserim gang” Glacier of long life, and Jichu Drake is stunning. The trail follows the ridge and besides the view of the Mountains, you can also see the valley of Ha and Paro.

Overnight in camp.

Distance- 16 KMs. Alt. 3940m. Another day with excellent views of mountains and valleys. On this route, it is very common to see yak herders.

Overnight in camp.

Distance – 16 KMs. Descend back to Paro valley. The trek ends at Drukgyel Dzong. Drive to Hotel. After lunch, drive to Thimphu.

Overnight in Hotel.

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A full day of sightseeing and shopping in Thimphu. Wander in the town, visit shops and the handicrafts emporium. Visit the workshop where all the handicrafts are produced, if you like. You may return to the Hotel for lunch with your guide and transport provided by Truly Bhutan.

Afternoon drives north up the valley toward Dechenchholing ( the residence of the Queen Mother) to get a wonderful down-valley view of Thimphu and Tashicho Dzong. Visit the silversmiths at the north end of the valley.

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Drive to the International Airport at Paro for an onward flight to Kathmandu/Delhi/Bangkok.

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  • Insurance
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off by private vehicle.
  • 3-star accommodation (4 & 5 stars may require an additional premium update).
  • Bhutan visa fee – including all necessary processing
  • Route Permit
  • Three meals per day during your stay in Bhutan
  • A licensed Bhutanese tour guide
  • All land transportation by private vehicle
  • Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Monuments entrance fees where applicable
  • Drinking water
  • All internal taxes and charges
  • A sustainable development fee of $200. (This sustainable development fee goes towards free education, free healthcare, and poverty alleviation, along with the building of infrastructure.)
  • Airfare & Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature, Tips to guides and drivers
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.

Package does not include insurance of any kinds, and that you are required to obtain separate coverage from your home country before your trip begins.

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