Village Base Camp Treks

Flight to Paro

Traditional Archery

At the archery grounds

A Traditional Bhutanese House

Participate with locals

Local village women at work

A Yak

Local monks on the way

Walk the Jolmolhari Glacier

The Village Base Camp Treks looks into the unique traditions and culture of Bhutan and the Bhutanese people. This tour starts at the lush green Paro valley where you have three nights stay and looking into the ruins of the famous Drukgyal Dzong, Ta Dzong (The ancient watchtower), museums, the traditional cantilevered where you witness the archery grounds and the monasteries.  The fourth day starts your trek to Shana following the beautiful river Paro, fields and villages. This trek takes you for six night and seven day where you go through various terrains of interior Bhutan, while staying overnight in camps, you experience the regions of Thangthangka, Jangothang - walk the Jolmolhari glacier and making it your base camp at 4,110m above sea level.

We make our way back to Shana and head to the capital city of Thimpu where you can take a rest from your trek, get treated to Bhutanese culture and traditions where you have lots of gems to see and take back with you as memories.

This trip has been given a Level: Difficult due to involvement of treks. We recommend people to be able to slow walk for hours. If you need more information on this tour or any other in Bhutan, you can always give us a call and we can customise your Bhutan trip according to your personal requirements.

Tour Highlights

  • Visiting ruins of Drukgyal Dzong.
  • Excursions to Monasteries.
  • 7 Days trekking through villages and forests.
  • Your trek reaches 4,000m with stunning beauty.
  • Experience Bhutanese culture & traditions.

Quick Specs

Duration : 12 Days

Price : Call +44 (0) 131 202 6438

Season : Mar-June / Sept-Nov

Level : Difficult ( What's this?) Easy: Flights / Vehicle / First Class Train based touring or walking on flat or gently graded terrain for up to a 1 or 2 hours. Comfortable accommodations with private bath facilities.
Moderate: Longer days of more rigorous touring, perhaps very rough roads or longer, steeper walks, some travel by overnight or day trains. May include stay in simple hotels with basic facilities at some destinations in camps with good facilities.
Difficult: Strenuous horse or camel riding, walking in mountains or lowland jungle for more than five hours a day. May include extensive camping or stay in lodges with basic facilities.

Itinerary Brief

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To call our Indian sub-continent travel specialist on +44 (0) 131 202 6438

We will be happy to go though the tour costs / to what this tour includes, excludes and how we can customise it to your taste.

Tailor-made Suggestions:

  • You can extend the trip to visit the central parts of Bhutan.
  • Extend trip the eastern parts of India, Sikkim.
  • Visit the most enduring monument of love Taj Mahal by extending your stay by a couple of days.

To be added

Day 01- Arrive / Paro (By Druk Air)
Day 02 - Paro
Day 03 - Paro
Day 04 - Paro – Shana
Day 05 - Shana - Thangthangka
Day 06 - Thangthangka - Jangothang
Day 07 - Jangothang
Day 08 - Jangothang - Thangthangka
Day 09 - Thangthangka - Shana
Day 10 - Shana - Paro – Thimphu
Day 11 - Thimphu
Day 12 - Thimphu - Paro Airport