Tour of the Dragon Bicycle Race 2015

Tour of the Dragon Bicycle Race 2015

268 km one-day event

Considered one of the most challenging one-day events in the world, the race covers 268 kilometers of absolutely stunning Himalayan landscapes as it takes cyclists from central to western Bhutan. Bikers traverse indomitable mountains, travel through pristine, virgin forests, over babbling streams and raging rivers of crystal clear water and across four high mountain passes. Set amid the high mountains of Bhutan, the race covers elevations ranging from 1,200-3,340 meters. Much like the infamous Paris Roubaix, the Tour of the Dragon is a trial that no self respecting cyclist will want to pass up.

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Day to Day Itinerary

1st September / Arrive Paro and drive  to Thimphu. meeting and briefing in the evening.

2nd september – Thimphu to Punakha  77km.

This will be a practice session and as well a sightseeing also  to Punakha. you will see the route where the race will take place. arrive punkah and check in the hotel.

3rd September

Start your practice session by cycling till Trongsa.  There will be supporting van all the time. enjoy the beautiful route to Trongsa.

4th  September

Morning again practice session to Bumthang. This is the place from where the race will begin. By now you have covered the way you have to cycle in one day. Evening again meet up for briefing for tomorrow race.

5th September

Gather up for the race at beginning point. Your race will start from here. Finish the race at Thimphu . There will be team waiting at Thimphu for your arrival. Overnight Thimphu.

6th September 

Rest till afternoon and evening drive to Paro.

7th September – A hike to Tiger Nest.Evening a farewell dinner with Bhutanese cultural; program.

8th September – Fly out to your onward journey.