Water rafting in Bhutan is a thrilling and exciting experience that allows visitors to experience the country's pristine and rushing rivers. With Imperial Lotus Tours, visitors can embark on a safe and enjoyable rafting adventure, as the tour operator provides all the necessary equipment and expert guides to ensure a fun and memorable experience. Bhutan's rivers offer a range of rafting options, from gentle floats down the Punakha River to more challenging rapids on the Mo Chhu and Pho Chhu rivers. Rafting in Bhutan also provides a unique perspective on the country's natural environment, as visitors will pass through stunning gorges and forests, and see rare bird species along the way.
Imperial Lotus Tours offers several water rafting packages in Bhutan, providing visitors with a hassle-free and enjoyable experience. The tour operator ensures that all safety precautions are taken, and that visitors have comfortable accommodations and transportation. Their expert guides are familiar with the rivers and are trained in first aid and emergency response, ensuring that visitors are in safe hands throughout the trip. Rafting in Bhutan with Imperial Lotus Tours is a unique opportunity to challenge oneself, connect with nature, and experience the thrill of rushing rapids in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
Day 1: Arrival in Paro
Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Imperial Lotus Tours and transferred to your hotel. In the evening, you can explore the local market and try some Bhutanese cuisine for dinner.
Day 2: Paro – Punakha
After breakfast, you will drive to Punakha, which is about a 3-hour drive from Paro. En route, you will stop at the Dochula Pass (3,140 meters) for a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges. After lunch, you will visit Punakha Dzong, which is one of the most beautiful and historic dzongs in Bhutan. In the evening, you can explore the local town and relax at your hotel.
Day 3: Punakha – Wangdue – Punakha Rafting
After breakfast, you will drive to Wangdue and then proceed for a thrilling white water rafting experience on the Punakha river. You will be accompanied by experienced rafting guides from Imperial Lotus Tours who will ensure your safety throughout the journey. You will raft through class III and IV rapids and enjoy the scenic beauty of the river valley. After rafting, you will return to Punakha and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 4: Punakha – Paro
After breakfast, you will drive back to Paro and visit the National Museum of Bhutan, which houses a collection of Bhutanese art and artifacts. You will also visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong, a historic fortress and monastery. In the evening, you can take a leisurely walk around Paro town and do some shopping.
Day 5: Paro – Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
After breakfast, you will hike to the iconic Taktsang Monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest), which is located on a cliff at an altitude of 3,120 meters. The hike takes about 4-5 hours round trip and offers breathtaking views of the Paro valley. You will also visit some other temples and monasteries on the way. In the evening, you can relax at your hotel.
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Paro International Airport for your onward journey.
This itinerary can be customized according to your preferences and the duration of your stay. Imperial Lotus Tours can also arrange for accommodation, transportation, and other activities based on your needs.