Travel Tips

Nabji Korphu Trek

  • Day 01
    Day 01    Arrive Paro - Transfer to Thimphu

    Upon arrival at Paro International airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative and the tour guide will receive and escort you to designated Hotels.

  • Day 03
    Day 03    Punakha

    After breakfast, drive over the Dochu-La Pass (3100 m), which on a clear day offers an incredible view of Himalayan peaks before descending into balmy Punakha valley.

  • Day 04
    Day 04    Trongsa

    Drive from Punakha to Trongsa via Pele La Pass on the Black Mountain range. On the way visit beautiful Chendebji Chorten, erected in the 18th century.

  • Day 05
    Day 05    Trek Begins

    After breakfast at your hotel, you will drive two hours from the Trongsa town along the Zhemgang highway brings you to the start of the Trek, Tongtongphey.

  • Day 10
    Day 10    Trek Ends

    You begin by descending towards the Mangdi River. You are likely to see Herons, River-lapwings and even Golden Langurs in this region. A steep hour-long climb will bring you to the road from where your driver will drive you back to Trongsa.

  • Day 12
    Day 12    Punakha - Paro

    Today you will drive back to Paro via Dochula Pass. En route, you will visit the Simtokha Dzong. After hotel check-in free for a leisure walk to explore Paro districts to experience the Bhutanese way of life.

  • Day 13
    Day 13    Hike to Tiger's Next

    Hike to Tiger's Nest, one of the most sacred Taktshang monasteries in Bhutan. It is perched on the cliff where Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown to the site riding on a tigress.

  • Day 14
    Day 14    Depart Paro

    The guests will be Seen Off by a Representative of our company and the Tour Guide at the Exit Gate. Wish Bon Voyage!!!

Season Peak Season
Type Cultural
Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
Guide Included
Transportation Included
Meals All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Places Covered Paro, Thimphu & Punakha
Entry Fee & Taxes Included

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The Nabji Korphu Trek offers a short, easy and enjoyable journey around scenic Trongsa Dzongkhag. The climate is warm and pleasant as the trail stays between 1000-1500m in altitude and there is a wide array of flora and fauna observable along the route including the rare Golden Langur, Red Pandas, Himalayan Black Bears, Rhesus Monkeys, Rufous-necked Hornbills and Clouded Leopards.

Hikers on this trek will have plenty of opportunity to experience traditional rural life as they will spend nights in the villages of Nabji, Korphu and Nyimshong. Visitors will often be greeted by a Chipdrel procession and Marchang ceremony, practices typically reserved for royalty. Nyimshong is a good place to observe some of the local culture as the women often put together cultural shows full of singing and dancing for visitors.

This is the perfect trek for visitors looking to learn about and experience traditional rural life firsthand while enjoying the natural beauty and biodiversity of Bhutan. The best time to embark on this trek is in winter, between October-April.

Nabji Korphu Trek Tour Details:

 

Trip Highlights

  • Traverse Alpine meadows, high mountain passes, lakes, abundant wildlife and yak herder camps.
  • Capture a glimpse of the local nomadic lifestyle.
  • Trek and drive over high mountain passes affording sensational views of the Himalayan peaks.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, all visitors to Bhutan must apply for a visa with the Bhutan government. Beyond The Clouds arranges this for you and you will receive your visa prior to departure. The visa cost is incorporated in the total trip price. The Bhutan government retains US$60 per person per day from tourists which is used on improving health, education and infrastructure for its people.
This depends on the departure date of your trip. Bhutan is cooler than Nepal due to the higher altitude of places that you are likely to visit. Expect day time temperatures in Paro of 14 -20 degrees in March/ April and October/ November and night time temperatures of zero to ten degrees. Thimpu and Punakha are warmer than Paro but can still be cold at night. It can reach 28 degrees in September in Punakha. On the trek, it will get much colder with increased altitude.
All our treks have experienced English speaking guides who will look after you during the trek. We also provide approximately six staff for every four trekkers. Your trekking team also includes an experienced cook and horseman with a team of ponies to carry your bags.
Trekking in Bhutan is for experienced trekkers who can cope with long days of walking and substantial climbs and descents. Therefore you need to be fit and a regular walker. Trekking can be hard but we encourage you to walk at your own pace.
All in all we walk five to eight hours for every day. It's not a matter of separation but rather the quantity of hours we walk. As we get higher we are limited out there we can walk with the goal that we don't surpass a height pick up of roughly 500 meters for every day.
You will rest in tents gave by our group. You will be furnished with a resting pack, ground sleeping cushion and pad. You are welcome to bring your own resting sack as well as dozing pack liner. The majority of our treks are completely upheld with tents and latrine tents. Bubbled water and tea is given day by day.
We recommend bringing a rucksack/knapsack is ideal (50-60 litters) - steeds convey the baggage so this style of travel pack is simpler to stack. Then again, a delicate pack with handles is fine. Bags can not be gone up against our treks.
Indeed, in a perfect world you should wear strolling boots or great trekking shoes with lower leg bolster. These ought to be worn in (ie: not spic and span).
Western-style toilets are given (ie not squat) on the trek. The standard of cleanliness is for the most part high and you will have clean ensuite restrooms in the majority of your inn rooms. Do know that toilets between towns might be squat sort and more primitive. We prescribe conveying some bathroom tissue and hand sanitizer in your sack.

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ITINERARY

  • Days Place Duration:
  • Day 01 Arrive Paro - Transfer to Thimphu
  • Day 03 Punakha
  • Day 04 Trongsa
  • Day 05 Trek Begins 0h45
  • Day 10 Trek Ends
  • Day 12 Punakha - Paro
  • Day 13 Hike to Tiger's Next
  • Day 14 Depart Paro