Bumthang Cultural Trekking
The Bumthang Cultural 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 passes through several villages on its route through Bumthang’s countryside of meadows, blue pine forests and mountains of scrub bamboo. It is perfect for the average trekker who wants to enjoy breathtaking mountainous views, visit remote sacred sites and meet with locals. It is especially recommended for lovers of nature. This trek also features a cultural tour through the beautiful western valleys of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha.
Season: This trek is recommended from April to May and then again from September to November. Please note that this trek is not recommended for December-March due to the cold weather
(14 days inclusive of the Arrival and departure days)
Day 01 : Arrive by Druk-air - Paro Transfer to hotel in Paro.
Day 02 : Paro - Sightseeing Overnight at hotel in Paro.
Day 03 : Paro - Thimphu sightseeing, overnight at hotel in Thimphu
Day 04 : Thimphu - Sightseeing Pm drive to Punakha. O/N hotel in Punakha.
Day 05 : Tongsa, evening visit Tongsa Dzong. O/N at hotel in Tongsa.
Day 06 : Trongsa - Bumthang sightseeing. O/N at Lodge in Bumthang.
Day 07 : Bumthang - Halt Excursion to Ura Village. O/N at Lodge.
Day 08 : Bumthang - Nganglhakhang the route takes you through the Agricultural field till the camp site. Alt. 2800m. dist. 20km. Time 5 to 6 hours.
Day 09 : Nganglhakhang – Ugyencholing : morning visit Nganlhakhang then climb gradually to Phephela pass alt. 3353m. The trail takes you through the beautiful forest area till you reach the camp site. Alt.2850m. dist. 22km. 6 to 7 hours.
Day 10 : Ugyencholing – Pangshing trail follows the Tang Chhu till Pangshing, enroute visit Rimpoche Lhakhang and school. Dist. 12km. 5 hours. Alt. 2750m.
Day 11 : Pangshing – Jakhar morning drive to Jakhar enroute visit Tang Mebar Tsho. PM at leisure.
Day 12 : Jakar - Wangdi Drive back to Wangdi. O/N at hotel in Wangdi.
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