Bumthang Cultural Trekking
Trekking in Bhutan is unique, unlike anywhere else in the Himalayas. The walks are long and arduous but crystal air, lonely paths and views that defy description compliment them. The trails lead you through alpine meadows rhododendron forests around the foothills of the snow peaked Himalayas, emerald green valleys and crystal clear lakes. One also gets the opportunity to see a wide variety of flora and fauna. The Bhutan treks vary from short 3 day walks over relative low altitudes to 3 week long treks which takes one through some of the highest passes in the kingdom of Bhutan. The Bumthang trek is a cultural trek that takes you through villages and heritage sites in the valley of Bumthang.
The lovely Bumthang valley is the religious heartland of the nation and home to some of its oldest Buddhist temples and monasteries. Bumthang Cultrual Trek is through Choekhor and Tang valley, passing and visiting Bumthang’s remote villages, ancient temples and even a manor of Ugencholing. This trek is so named because, the opportunities to visit villages and temples are greater than on most other treks in Bhutan. Though it is relatively easy and a short trek, there is one day of a long climb and descend (about 500m) to Phephe La (3360). However, there is no significant altitude gain as with other treks and your night halts are all below 3100 mtr (10,100ft).
This three day Bumthang valley cultural trek passes through several villages on its meandering route through Bumthang countryside, and provides an exceptional opportunity for contact with Bhutanese rural life.
Season for Bumthang valley trek in Bhutan: The trek is recommended from March to May and then again from September to November.
The trekking or tour of Bhutan can be combined with Nepal trek, tour to Darjeeling and Sikkim or even cultural journey to India like Taj Mahal Agra, Jaipur etc. Similarly Bhutan tour can combined with Tibet ( Lhasa ) or Buddhist circuit tour like Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar etc. Which are the birth place, enlighten place, first teaching given place and Pari – Nirvana place of Buddha. Kindly ask us for details.
14 days Bhutan trekking and walking holidays
Bhutan popular trekking
Trip Details & Facts
While you are trekking in Bhutan: The Bumthang trekking trails lead you through alpine meadows rhododendron forests around the foothills of the snow peaked Himalayas, emerald green valleys and crystal lakes. One also gets the opportunity to see a wide variety of flora and fauna of Bhutan.
Single Suppliment USD 467
- Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu Nepal, check into hotel rest day.
- Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
- Day 03: Fly to Paro
- Day 04: Sightseeing of Paro and Excursion to Taktsang Monastery Overnight at Hotel.
- Day 05: Drive to Thimphu
- Day 06:
- Day 07: Drive to Phubjikha (Gangtey)
- Day 08: Drive to Bumthang (Jakar)
- Day 09: Trek to Membertso (Bumthang)
- Day 10-11: Trek in Bumthang
- Day 12 - 13: Drive to Paro from Bumthang
- Day 14: Fly to your onward destination
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu Nepal, check into hotel rest day.
Arrival Kathmandu Nepal, check into hotel rest day.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, world heritage sights of Kathmandu, Nepal.
Day 03: Fly to Paro
Fly to Paro, Bhutan for trekking and tour of Bhutan. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Sightseeing of Paro and Excursion to Taktsang Monastery Overnight at Hotel.
Sightseeing of Paro and Excursion to Taktsang Monastery Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Drive to Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu, Sightseeing of Thimpu, Bhutan Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Punakha and Wangdi Photang & Sightseeing Overnight Hotel.
Day 07: Drive to Phubjikha (Gangtey)
Drive to Phubjikha (Gangtey) and sightseeing overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Drive to Bumthang (Jakar)
Drive to Bumthang (Jakar) via Tongsa Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09: Trek to Membertso (Bumthang)
Trek to Membertso (Bumthang) Overnight at Camp. We will do 3 days trekking in Bumthang area of Bhutan
Day 10-11: Trek in Bumthang
Trek in Bumthang area with great views of the village life and mountains.
Day 12 - 13: Drive to Paro from Bumthang
Drive to Paro from Bumthang, sightseeing along the way, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 14: Fly to your onward destination
Fly to your onward destination ( BKK, Calcutta, Kathmandu) - Tour ends in Bhutan
What is included
- All accommodation in 3 star hotels in cities
- All Ground transportation
- Kathmandu sightseeing with city tour guide
- Full board meal during the trekking
- Govt. trained guide and necessary no. of porters with their insurance, salary and meals
- One cultural show and dinner
- All Domestic Flight according to Itinerary
- Sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
What is not included
- International Flight
- Major meals in Cities
- Monuments entrance fees
- All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
- Airport tax
- Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
- Personal clothing and gears
- Tips to guide and porter
- Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.