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Sinchula Trek

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Thimphu, Bhutan

  • Activities

    Adventure, Hiking Trekking

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    7 Days / 6 Nights

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location

    Thimphu, Bhutan

  • Price Includes

    Guide service, transportation, hotel and camping accommodations, meals, entrance fees

Highlights

  • Explore beautiful Paro and the Tiger Nest Monastery, the holiest Monastery in the Buddhist world.
  • Trek on old trails, farm roads, bridges, pastures and more beautiful landscapes throughout your journey.
  • Learn about each areas heritage, history and culture as you meet and speak with locals.
  • Take home amazing memories and experiences that will last a lifetime.

Guide

Trip Info

The Sinchula Trekking route gives the great opportunity to travel along the old trade route between North of Thimphu and the Punakha. The trail was heavily used before the motor roadway was built.

Enter Bhutan amidst it’s breathtaking landscape from Kathmandu, Kolkata or Bagdro, and take in sights of some of the world’s tallest peaks. Here you will meet your friendly guide and be transferred to your hotel in Paro. Spend the day exploring Paro and it’s historic monuments.

On your second day in Paro, you’ll wake up early to hike to the Tiger Nest Monastery, the holiest Monastery in the Buddhist world.

Spend your third day in Thimphu and visit the Memorial Chorten, a popular place of worship in the city. You’ll also visit Zorichusum which is popularly known as the painting school. Next, visit the Changangkha Temple that was built in the fifteenth century.

The next day you’ll venture from Thimphu to Galapang, where your treks will begin. Follow the farm road for some time before starting a steep climb through the Blue Pine Forest. This is where you will camp.

Leave the campsite and climb until you reach the Sinchula pass. From the pass, the trail is narrow and along a deep side wall. Trek until you reach the Dungshing Pang camp, where the trail opens to pasture land where farmers from Kabisa bring their cattle.

From Dungshing Pang camp trek the Punakha Trail, dropping to a long suspension bridge. The bridge will take you to Chorten Ningpo Lhakhang. This is the oldest temple founded in the fifteenth century. After seeing the temple, walk to the main road where your driver will be waiting for you to welcome you with refreshments.

Stay in Punakha for your final day of the trip. Hike to Chemi Lhakhang and enjoy a nice walk along the rice field and through farm houses.

This trekking tour is rich with heritage, history, culture and adventure. It is the perfect way to experience the real and the unique Bhutan with a passionate guide who hopes to provide memories and experiences that you will keep with you for a lifetime.

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