Bumthang Cultural Trek

BUMTHANG CULTURAL TREK

Best Season: March, April, May, September, October & November.

Trek Grade: Easy to Moderate. Maximum Altitude: 3353m/11000ft.

Maximum Camp Altitude: 3000m/9845ft.

 

This three-day trek is best suited for average trekkers. The maximum altitude to cross is 3,400 meters (11,155 feet). The four great valleys of Bumthang are considered sacred wherefrom some of the most revered Ngingmapa masters (Ngingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism) hail. Pema Lingpa is the most important one. The trek wends through several beautiful villages in the backdrop of pristine countryside and offers a chance to experiencing rural life.

 

TREK ITINERARY

 

Day 1 BKK — PBH — THIMPHU

Day 2 THIMPHU — THIMPHU

Day 3 THIMPHU — TRONGSA

Day 4 TRONGSA — BUMTHANG

Day 5 BUMTHANG — BUMTHANG

Day 6 BUMTHANG— NGA LHAKHANG (First Day of Trek)

Day 7 NGA LHAKHANG — UGYEN CHHOLING

Day 8 UGYEN CHHOLING — TANG VALLEY

Day 9 BUMTHNAG — PUNAKHA Driving distance is 8Hours. Picnic Lunch at Chendebji

Day 10 PUNAKHA — THIMPHU Distance 3hours. Overnight: Hotel in thimphu

ay 11 THIMPHU — PARO Distance: 2hours Overnight: Hotel in Paro

Day12 PARO International Airport. Departure.

 

 

 

TREK DETAIL

 

Day 1 BKK — PBH — THIMPHU

 

On your flight to Paro, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of some of the highest peaks in the world, Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Mount Jhomolhari and Mount Jichu Drake (Bhutan). On arrival at Paro International Airport, your guide will be awaiting to welcome you to Bhutan.

Visit the National Museum and Paro Rinpung Dzong. Afternoon drive to Thimphu. Overnight: Hotel in Thimphu

 

Day 2 THIMPHU — THIMPHU

Full Day Thimphu Sigh seeing. Overnight: Hotel in Thimphu

Day 3 THIMPHU — TRONGSA

The drive would take about 7 Hours. Overnight: Hotel in Trongsa

Day 4 TRONGSA — BUMTHANG

Drive would take about 3hours. Lunch in Hotel, Bumthang. Afternoon: sightseeing. Overnight: Hotel in Bumthang

Day 5 BUMTHANG — BUMTHANG

Full day sightseeing. Overnight: Hotel in Bumthang

Day 6 BUMTHANG— NGA LHAKHANG (First Day of Trek)

Distance 5Hours. Overnight: Camp in Nga Lhakhang

Day 7 NGA LHAKHANG — UGYEN CHHOLING

Distance 5 Hours. Overnight: Camp in Ugyen Chholing

Day 8 UGYEN CHHOLING — TANG VALLEY

Distance 5 Hours. Overnight: Hotel in Bumthang.

Day 9 BUMTHNAG — PUNAKHA Driving distance is 8Hours. Picnic Lunch at Chendebji

Overnight: Hotel in Punakha

Day 10 PUNAKHA — THIMPHU Distance 3hours. Overnight: Hotel in thimphu

Day 11 THIMPHU — PARO Distance: 2hours Overnight: Hotel in Paro

Day12 PARO International Airport. Departure.

 

Tashi Delek

 

 

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