Merak Sakten Trek
13 Nights/14 Days

Located in the two Eastern most in Trashigang District and wedged between the glacial valleys of Greater Himalayas, and bordering the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh in the North and North East lies Merak and Sakteng at about 3000 m above sea level. Merak-Sakteng stands out as a distinct attraction in Bhutan. Unlike anywhere else in the country, it offers a visitor to experience a unique semi-nomadic lifestyle, culture and vernacular in one of the most scenic pastoral valleys in the protected area of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in Trashigang in Eastern Bhutan.

Grade: Moderate to Challenging

Season: Late March – Early May & Early September – Early November)

Trip Duration : 14 Days (6 days trekking)

Base Price:
USD $ 3810 per person
USD $ 3680 per pax for 2 person
USD $ 3290 per pax for 3 person and above

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Your trek includes
  • All trekking equipment (North face or Sierra Designs Sleeping Tents/ 3 man tents for every 1 or 2 trekkers, Thermo-rest sleeping pads, dinning tents with tables and chairs, toilet tent and shower tent)
  • Superb Guide
  • All Noted Tours
  • Accommodations on twin sharing in Tourism approved hotels
  • Meals Noted in Itinerary
  • Entrance Fees and Permits
  • Private Ground transportation
  • Airport transport in Paro
  • Bhutan Airport Tax
  • Bhutan Visa Fees
  • A sustainable tourism Royalty of $65 per person/ per day
Price does not include
  • International Flights and Druk Air
  • Alcoholic and Bottled /Canned Beverages
  • Meals or Accommodations at Bhutan’s New 5 Star Hotels and Resorts (Available for an extra fee)
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses (Telephone, Email, Laundry etc..)

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 01: Fly to Guwahati in South East Bhutan, Drive to S/Jongkhar
Day 02: S/Jongkhar – Tashigang
Day 03: Tashigang – Tashi Yangtse
Day 04: Tashi Yangtse- Dechen Phodrang. Country hike
Day 05: Tashi Yangtse – Risum Gonpa Monastery Hike
Day 06: Tashi Yangtse – Trashigang
Day 07: Tashigang – Trek Start from Chaling – Damnongchu Camp
Day 08: Damnongchu – Merak Camp/Home stay
Day 09: Merak – Miksa Teng Camp
Day 10: Miksa Teng – Sakteng Camp/Home stay
Day 11: Sakteng – Jyonkhar Teng Camp
Day 12: Jyonkhar – Phongmay/Radhi/Trashigang
Day 13: Tashigang – S/Jonghkhar
Day 14: S/Jongkhar – Guwahati & fly to onward destination.

Your trek highlights

  • 17th Century Trashigang Fortress
  • Chorten Kora stupa in Tashi Yangtse
  • Weaving centre in Khaling
  • Arts & Crafts school
  • Bumdeling wildlife sanctuary- Endangered species Blacl Necked Cranes – Seasonal
  • Famous Rigsum Gonpa and Dechen Phodrang monastery
  • Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Highlanders & Yaks
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