Traverse the beauty of Bhutan on this cycling adventure
Challenge yourself as you climb nearly empty roads
Meet the locals and perhaps learn the secret to happiness
Marvel at dzongs that hang from cliffs and some built without nails
Unearth Bhutan's mystery on two wheels

Mystical Bhutan

15 days
Site savings
$4,801 USD

Check out snow-capped mountains, push yourself to pedal up incredible passes, admire swooping valleys, absorb the mesmerising Buddhist culture, meet hospitable locals and marvel at their traditional clothes. If all of that doesn’t whet your appetite for a cycling adventure in the kingdom of Bhutan, then nothing will. This is a journey like no other, taken across challenging but oh so rewarding landscapes that will remain forever etched in your memory.

  • Category
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    15 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    4 - Challenging
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    492.7 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    37.9 miles
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  • How do I get a visa to Bhutan?

    All nationalities require a passport for entry into Bhutan. Please ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months from date of entry. Contrary to just about the entire rest of the world, Bhutan does not issue Visas before you arrive through their Embassies or Consulates. The only way to get a Visa is to get it on arrival to the country. However, you can’t simply show up at their doorstep and be allowed in. You must apply with a tour operator and submit an application form for approval BEFORE you arrive. The Tour Operator will submit your application for approval to the DOT, and their approval process takes a minimum of 1 week.

  • Do I need a visa to India?

    Yes, an Indian visa is needed since you will be crossing the border for the transfer to Guwahati Airport. 

    All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport with a valid Indian visa. An e-visa facility is available for nationals of most countries.

    Passport should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.

    International Travellers should have a return ticket or onward journey ticket,with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.

    Additional information and e-visa application can be found on their official website,

  • Are helmets included when hiring a bike?

    Yes, if you're hiring a bike from the operator, a complimentary helmet is provided, although you are welcome to bring your own if you wish.

Overall Rating:
An adventure
Erica Lynn Hirsch — September 2017
(Review obtained from Tour Operator)

This company provides fantastic bike routes in amazing countries and attracts cool people. What an incredible adventure!

Great guides
Robert Kieckhefer — October 2012
(Review obtained from Tour Operator)

We had a fantastic trip cycling across Bhutan. Sonam, Prakash and Harka were great guides and knowledgeable bicycle mechanics.

A blend of fun and culture
Peter and Melissa Morse — September 2009
(Review obtained from Tour Operator)

We had an absolutely fantastic time riding across Bhutan's stunning countryside. The equipment was first rate. Kinga, our guide and Karma, our driver, made every day a treat; this trip is a perfect blend of recreational and cultural adventures. Their hospitality and support were greatly appreciated.

Many thanks!