ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

 DAY 01: ARRIVE PARO – THIMPHU   DAY 02: THIMPHU   
 DAY 03: THIMPHU – TRONGSA   DAY 04: TRONGSA – BUMTHANG  
 DAY 05: BUMTHANG – NGANG LHAKHANG   DAY 06: NANG L’HANG – UGYENCHOLING   
 DAY 07: UGYENCHOLING – BUMTHANG   DAY 08: BUMTHANG – PUNAKHA   
 DAY 09: PUNAKHA – PARO   DAY 10: PARO  
 DAY 11: DEPART PARO      

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TREK

 

The Bumthang Cutural Trek explores the highlights of the Bumthang valley, the religious heartland of Bhutan, and home to some of its oldest Buddhist temples and monasteries. This gentle three-day trek is perfect for the average trekker, and is especially recommended for lovers of nature. This trek also features a cultural tour through the beautiful western valleys of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. 

  • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush meadows and valleys to dense forests.
  • Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites.
  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close with farmhouse visits and village excursions.
  • Drive over high mountain passes affording sensational views of the Himalayan peaks.
  • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
  • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
  • Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
  • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.