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Chelela Nature Trek

Trip Code: BTC

14 Days

View of the Himalaya from Chele La - Bhutan

It is a comfortable and relatively easy trek for Nature lovers or ideal for those simply wishing to combine a short but active camping experience with a longer cultural journey in Bhutan. 

The trail takes you through forest filled with many species of Primula and shades of red and orange rhododendrons. From the pass you will have panoramic view of the two valleys Paro & Haa and of course the beautiful Himalayan ranges of Bhutan. 

Numerous isolated dzongs, yak herders camps, scattered settlements, a unique culture, traditions and lifestyle of the Bhutanese people provide a great insight into cultural exploration during the trek.


Our published rate is per person based on minimum 2 participants.

Trip Highlights

This trek is for Nature lovers.During spring is the rhododendrons season. The trail takes you through forest filled with many species of Primula and shades of red and orange rhododendrons. From the pass you will have panoramic view of the two valleys Paro & Haa and off course the beautiful Himalayan ranges of Bhutan.

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  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Paro by Druk Air
  • Day 04: Hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) (3 hrs) & visit other sites around Paro
  • Day 05: Trek Paro to Chonana 3100m. 4/5 hrs
  • Day 06: Trek Chonana to Jebkarpo 3650m. 5/6 hrs
  • Day 07: Jebkarpo to Lower Mingula. 3750m, 4/5 hrs
  • Day 08: Trek Lower Mingula to Thong. 3650m. 5/6 hrs
  • Day 09: Trek ends at Drugyel Dzong (2400 m, 3/4 hrs) & drive to Paro
  • Day 10: Drive to Thimphu (2 hrs) & Sightseeing
  • Day 11: Thimphu Sightseeing & Drive to Punakha & Paro
  • Day 12: Fly Paro to Kathmandu
  • Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 14: Final Departure
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by City Guide (any foreign language accordingly )
  • 4 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • Flight fare with tax: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu
  • International arrival/departure transfers (Paro)
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Paro and Thimphu escorted by Tour Guide  
  • Private vehicle while sightseeing
  • Bhutan Monuments entrance fees
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotels/resorts with breakfast (Bhutan)
  • All meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) in Bhutan during treks
  • Porters and pack animals for trekking
  • All necessary trekking equipments
  • Bhutan government royalty and local taxes
  • International airfare and airport tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee  
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Monument entrance fees in Kathmandu
  • Travel/medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Expenses of personal nature like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks, laundry, international phone call etc.
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Extra luggage charge on the flight
  • Upgrade of airfare and type of accommodation
  • Bhutan visa fee collected on arrival in Kathmandu
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the 'Cost Includes'
  • Location: South Asia
  • Destination: Nepal & Bhutan
  • Total Trip Duration: 14 Days
  • Hotel in Kathmandu: 04 Nights
  • Tour + Trek in Bhutan: 10 Days
  • Trip Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Cultural Tour + Trekking
  • Mode of Transportation: Private, comfortable Vehicles
  • Flight Service: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Mid Sept - Dec & Mid Feb – June
  • Type of Trip: Private & Regular Departure
  • Service available: Standard
  • Trek grade:  Moderate to Challenging
  • No. of Pax: From 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Breakfast throughout, Lunch & Dinner on trek in Bhutan

Note: It is mandatory to send your scanned passport details 4 weeks prior to trip departure at:

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