Walk Beneath Cloud

Walk Beneath Cloud

Bhutan is truly a hiker’s paradise. Its awe tucking landscape, sacred mountain fortress, lush greenery and beautiful valleys will present much-needed thrill of Himalayan adventure escape. There are array of hiking options to tailor the taste of individual and group hikers. We will present you equal mixes of both cultural and adventure experiences with bonus festival absorption if it coincides with your date of travel with any of the festivals of your destination of visit. However, travel during spring and autumn seasons will surely give you the real taste of country’s festival events.

Typically hiking in Bhutan will take you through prominent trail and off the beaten path passing via ridges enveloped by natural greenery, rural hamlets intersected by fresh Rivers and breathtaking ancient temples and monasteries scattered across the valleys and stunning hills. Hike to some places will demand exhausting efforts but at the end of the day you will cherish the worthiness of your efforts having paid off. Our hiking itinerary is designed in a way to accommodate the fitness of hikers of all levels. From starter to hard-core individuals. 

Trip Overview

Walk beneath Could is 13 days hiking tour of Bhutan straddling from western district of Paro to the centrally located region of Bumthang. Hikers will discover a refreshing and in deed a much deserved vacation escape in the plethora of its diverse experiences. Our field experts have championed in surveying the details of every hiking trail to exactly fit in the choices of our discerning hikers.  This enables us to set your demand as our priority to gift with life-changing experiences.

In the western district of Paro, Thimphu and Puankha you will walk through most beautiful places unveiling the iconic monuments located at scenic locations. Tiger Nest temple, Chumpu Ney and Kila nunnery center are the main highlights in the Paro region. Similarly in Thimphu we present you with mesmerizing walking trip to historic Dolung temple, Tango Monastery and Chari Geonpa. Also you will face with challenging and scenic hike to Thada temple followed by exploration to Chhorkhor Tse hilltop from Dechenphodrang monastery. In addition, walking tour in Phobjikha valley is equally fascinating with bonus chance to see the rare black neck crane if you choose to visit in the month of January or February. Trongsa and Bumthang on the other hand have both exciting and exhausting walking tours. 

Tour Highlights

  • Hike through most scenic places in the western and central region of Bumthang.
  • Come in one to one contact with warm-hearted local folks.
  • Discover the historic monuments including the 17th century fort towers, temples and monasteries, a perfect way to dive into local history and Buddhism aspects.
  • Experience one night in homestay in local farmhouse and get to know about rural way of life.
  • Enjoy fascinating drive excursion over winding road passing through mountain hills and scenic landscapes.
  • Enjoy the beauty of nature.
  • Taste the local cuisine in a farmhouse with local family members.
  • Soak up in traditional hot stone bath.

What to bring

  • A pair of hiking shoes/boots 
  • Hiking wears
  • Walking sticks
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Water bottle 
  • Sun guard/lotion 
  • Foldable umbrella 
  • Insect repellant 
  • Pair of full sleeve shirts and pants for cultural visit.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival Paro | Sightseeing | Thimphu
  • Day 2 Dolung Tango and Cheri Hike |Thimphu
  • Day 3 Thada Hike | Sightseeing | Chekhor Tse Hike
  • Day 4 Chimi Lhakahng Hike | Phobjikha
  • Day 5 Phobjikha Hike | Trongsa
  • Day 6 Trongsa Hike | Bumthang
  • Day 7 Bumthang Hike | Bumthang
  • Day 8 Bumthang  | Punakha
  • Day 9 Chorten Nyingpo Hike | Khamsum Yuelay
  • Day 10 Lungchu Hike | Paro
  • Day 11 Chumpu Hike | Paro
  • Day 12 Tiger Nest Hike | Paro
  • Day 13 Exit 

Detailed Itenerary

Total Tour Cost

High Season (March, April, May, September, October & November)

  •   1 Pax: US $ 3750
  •   2 Pax: US $ 3610 per person
  •   3 Pax & above: US 3190 per person

Low Season (June, July, August, December, January & February)

  •   1 Pax: US $ 3120
  •   2 Pax: US $ 2980 per person
  •   3 Pax & above: US $ 2560 per person


  • Sightseeing seeing as per the itinerary
  • Government Royalty
  • All meals
  • Accommodation in three star hotels (double room on sharing basis)
  • Transportation by foreign vehicle
  • Full time guided tour by certified English speaking guide
  • One time visa processing fee, US $40 per person 

Not Included

  • Air ticket, both domestic and international
  • Travel and health Insurance
  • Laundry, telephone, mobile, fax and Internet bills
  • Tips for guide and driver in appreciation of their services
  • Shopping and Entertainment
  • Donations


  • Arrival refreshment
  • Free mineral water during tours
  • Museum and park fees
  • Free ticketing service for Bhutan Airlines, no commission levied
  • One time cultural program for a group comprising 5 and above people.

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