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Trekking in Bhutan

Drukpath Trek (TK01)

This is one short finest treks in Bhutan, four-day trek which leads from Paro to Thimphu or Thimphu to Paro, crossing the chain of spectacular high mountains. There are wonderful lakes teeming with fish at 4,000 metres and spectacular Rhododendron that bloom in May. The best trek time is from October to end of May of the year.

Day 1: Paro to Jele Dzong past Damchena village

Day 2: Jele Dzong (fortress) to Janchulakha

Day 3: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho Lake

Day 4: Jimilangtsho via Janetsho Lake to Simkota

Day 5: Simkota via Phajoding (3870m) to Thimphu City

Bumthang-Lhuntsi via Rodong La : 4 Days (TK02)

This trek can be longer or shorter. The trek leaves Ugyenchoeling and gets to Lhuntshi dzong by way of a long descent after crossing Rodong La (4,160m). One can see many dwelling and beautiful flowers on way.


This four day tek is ideal for average walkers as the altitude does not go over 3,400 m. There are no views over the high peaks, but the trek crosses several villages and winds through the Bumthang countryside, giving an exceptional opportunity to be in contact with rural life. This trek can be done in October/November or from February to May.


This is another good trek for average walkers. It takes three days and gives you a chance to visit the isolated valleys of Gantey Gompa/Phobjikha. Gogona and Kothoka. This trek can be done any time from October to May, but it is best in April when the Rhododendron is blooming.


This is a superb seven-day trek for strong walkers. It goes into northern Bhutan to the land of yak-herders, to the base of Mount Jomolhari which is 7,316 metres (24,000 ft) and on to remote Lingshi Dzong. There are fabulous views of the mountains and exceptional flora. You will encounter many yak-herders but few villages. The maximum altitude is 4,900 metres (16,000 ft). This trek can be done from end of April to November, with possibility of snow during these two months. The best time to go is October, but August and September are the best months for seeing the flora.,

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