Manas trek

Objectives of the community based ecotourism

1. To promote local stewardship and community participation in conservation of species and sub-tropical ecosystems in the park through benefit from ecotourism.
2. To provide alternative source of livelihoods for local communities to reduce pressure on the park’s natural resources and help alleviate poverty.
3. To offset losses suffered by local communities from crop damage and livestock depredation by wildlife in the park and
4. To create awareness on the importance of biodiversity conservation and reduce threats such as poaching and illegal use of natural resources in the park.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 01: Gomphu – Pangtang
Day 02: Pangtang – Shilingtoe
Day 03: Shilingtoe to Pangbang
Day 04: Pangbang to Norbugang
Exit via Nanglam and Samdrupjongkhar

Your trek highlights

  • Birding
  • Biking
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hear Bhutanese folklore and dance
  • Magpon/deity Offering
  • Local festival/tsechu
  • Bone fire
  • Learn how to milk and make cheese
  • Visit to villages and interaction
  • Hot stone bath
  • Volunteering in the school
  • Eco Lodge facility
  • Camping facility
  • Visit to Gurus’ meditation cave
  • Local arts and crafts
Your tour includes
  • Professional Guides
  • All Noted Tours within the Country
  • Accommodations on twin sharing in Tourism approved hotels.
  • Meals Noted in Itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • 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.