The Brokpa of Merak & Sakteng

This journey will take you to the semi-nomads of East Bhutan. You will deeply immerse in the local culture whilst staying at the semi-nomads’ homes and sharing food and drinks with them. Explore everyday lives and chores of these fascinating communities and conduct a short trek from Merak village to Sakteng village through pristine nature.

This tour is part of the Nomad Trilogy:

NOMAD TRILOGY

DURATION IN BHUTAN: 15 nights/ 16 days
DATES (GROUP TOUR): 3rd – 18th June 2018 (+ days for arrival and departure)
INDIVIDUAL TOUR: Any date except winter months

DAY 1: From Guwahati to Samdrup Jongkhar
Pick up from Guwahati airport and transfer to border town in Bhutan
DAY 2: From Samdrup Jongkhar to Trashigang
Drive to Trashigang, slowly ascending and sightseeing on the way
DAY 3: Trashigang
Regional sightseeing and hiking
DAY 4: Trashigang
Hike to monastery and heritage homestay
DAY 5: Trashigang
Another hike to monastery and heritage homestay
DAY 6: From Trashigang to Merak
Drive and hike to Merak village
DAY 7: Merak 
Explore Merak and surroundings with the semi-nomads
DAY 8: Merak
Another day immersing in local livelihoods
DAY 9: From Merak to Miksa Teng
Trek to Sakteng village, camp on the way
DAY 10: From Miksa Teng to Sakteng
Another trekking day until you reach Sakteng village
DAY 11: Sakteng
Explore Sakteng village and surroundings
DAY 12: Sakteng
Another day immersing in local livelihoods
DAY 13: From Sakteng back to Trashigang
Hike to road point and drive back to your resort
DAY 14: Trashigang
Relax at your wonderful resort and short excursion in surroundings
DAY 15: From Trashigang to Samdurp Jongkhar
Drive back to border town
DAY 16: Departure
Transfer to Samdrup Jongkhar

Bookings:

You can book this tour also with our German partner E/T/C Edutainment travel. For reasons of originality we refrain from detailing our programme here. For more information on this group tour or if you want to book this tour individually please contact us  


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  • Theme: This tour is part of the Nomad Trilogy with Yangla Tours and Kia-Ora-Reisen
  • Activities: Special interest tour, semi-nomads of the East, the Brokpa, trekking and local culture & lifestyle
  • Overnights: Hotels & homestays
  • Dates: Grouptour: 3rd June – 18th June 2018; Can be booked as individual tour throughout the year except for winter-months
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