This Bhutan far east birding tour begins from the west and goes east, spanning the entire length of the country and passing through some of the best birding sites in the kingdom.
The tour follows the 550 km lateral highway, linking western and eastern Bhutan, traversing through alpine and temperate vegetation of six mountain passes and numerous valleys.
The tour includes camping near birding sites, cultural visits, night halts in interior towns and short day hikes.
The main mode of travel is by road and accommodation is in hotels at designated stops and at campsites.
Bhutan Far East Birding – 19days Outline Itinerary
Day 01:~ Arrive Paro
Day 02:~ Birding in Paro
Day 03:~ Paro – Punakha
Day 04 & 05:~ Birding in Punakha – Gasa
Day 06:~ Punakha- Phobjikha 70km/2.5 hrs, 3000m
Day 07:~ Phobjikha – Trongsa 87kms/ 3 hours, 2000m
Day 08:~ Trongsa – Zhemgang – Tingtibi 130km/4.5hrs, 1900m
Day 09 & 10:~ Exploring Tingtibi
Day 11:~ Tingtibi-Bumthang
Day 12:~ Exploring Bumthang
Day 13:~ Bumthang – Sengor 5hrs
Day 14:~ Sengor-Namling-Yongkola 4 hours
Day 15 & 16:~ Explore Yongkola
Day 17:~ Yongkala – Trashigang
Day 18:~ Trashigang – Samdrupjongkhar
Day 19:~ Departure