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Hauntingly beautiful Sagala Trek
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Tour duration : 06 days 05 nights (3 days trekking)
Tour types : Trekking and Cultural Sightseeing
Departs : Everyday
Destination : Paro and Haa.
Accommodations : 3 star hotels / Camping
Difficulty Grading : Easy
Trek starts at : Haa
Trek ends at : Chelela
Max Elevation   : 4350 m
Highest Camp    : 3850 m
Best Season       : March, April, May, September, October & November
Transport : SUV cars, Toyota mini bus, Toyota coaster bus
Entry : Paro
Exit : Paro
Day 01: Arrival at Paro - Paro Vicinity tour (Cultural sightseeing)
Fly into Paro either from Bangkok, Singapore, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Delhi or Kolkata. Representatives (guide and driver) from See Bhutan Travels will receive you from Paro international airport. Transfer to your hotel and if time permits, enjoy sightseeing around Paro valley.
Sites to visit in Paro: Paro Rinpung Dzong, Drugyal Dzong and Kichu Lhakhang.

Day 02: Paro – Haa (65 km, 1 hour 30 minutes drive)
Sites to visit in Haa: Lhakhang Karpo (White monastery), Lhakhang Nakpo (Black monastery) and Haa Dzong (fortress).

Day 03: Haa Valley – Sagala (trekking)
Trekking distance : 7 km
Trekking time : 4 hours
Campsite location : Sagala
Campsite altitude : 3550 m
As you begin the trek, it takes you through an unpaved motor road for less than an hour. You will then be taking the footpath trail on the right side of the village, which will lead you to a gradual ascend through a yak herder’s camp. At the end of the yak herder’s camp, there are two different trails. You will need to take the right side trail to make your final climb towards the camp just below Saga La pass, which is at 3550 meters.

Day 04: Sagala – Ningula (trekking)
Trekking distance : 12 km
Trekking time : 6 hours
Campsite location : Ningula
Campsite altitude : 3850
It will take you 30 minutes to reach the Sagala pass (3550 meters). On a day with clear weather, one can have a stunning view of Mt. Jumolhari and Jitchu Drake. After crossing the pass, begin walking on the right side of the trail. After a series of ascents and descents on a trail through rhododendron tress and meadows, you will finally be on top of a ridge at 4100 meters. The entire Haa valley can be seen from this point. The rest of the trek again involves occasional ascents and descents through forests of Hemlock and Juniper until the camp at an elevation of 3850 meters.

Day 05: Ningula – Chelela – Paro (trekking)
Trekking distance : 12 km
Trekking time : 6 hours
Overnight : At hotel in Thimphu
Highlight of the day includes trekking across Kung Karpo pass at the height of 4350 m. Our trekking journey comes to an end at Chelela pass. From here drive towards Paro for the night.

Day 06: Departure
Your wonderful trekking tour of Bhutan comes to an end today. After breakfast, your guide and driver will see you off at Paro international airport for you onward destination.
Fly out either to Bangkok, Singapore, Katmandu, Dhaka, Delhi or Kolkata

Cost of booking Hauntingly Beautiful Sagala Trek is as follows:

Single Traveler : $ 1900
Dual/ 2 Travelers : $ 1495 Per Person
3 Travelers : $ 1330 Per Person
4 Travelers : $ 1175 Per Person
5-6 Travelers : $ 1165 Per Person
7 and above : $ 1140 Per Person

The above mentioned price covers the following:

  • Tour vehicles with experienced driver – (SUV cars for single and dual travelers, Toyota Mini buses for group of 3 – 9 travelers and Toyota coaster buses for group consisting 10 or more travelers).
  • All meals – (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • All accommodations in 3 star hotels/ guest houses in twin sharing basis – (Up gradation to 4 stars and 5 stars available on paying the extra premium).
  • Licensed English speaking tour guide – (Language speaking guides for French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai are available on paying extra premium of $60 - $100).
  • Sustainable Development fee of US $65 per person per night spent in Bhutan – (This money goes for a very good cause of reducing poverty, rural development, free medical services and free education for Bhutanese people).
  • Entrance fees to all tourist sites
  • Tea and snacks during the day
  • Bottled water during the day
  • Bhutan Visa Fee of US $40
  • Trekking Equipments as follows:
    1. Horses/ potters and ponies
    2. Toilet tents with toilet pots and toilet papers.
    3. Sleeping tents (A-shaped) with pillows and mattress
    4. Dinning tents with tables and chairs
    5. Kitchen tents with whole set of kitchen items to prepare meals.
    6. Trekking/camping cooks
    7. Trekking/camping staffs
    8. Hot water bags in bed.
The above mentioned price does not cover the following:

  • Airfare (both international and domestic)
  • Travel insurance
  • Laundry, Beverages and tips
  • Any cost incurred due to flight cancellation, delayed flight or road blockage