Bumthang Cultural Trek in Bhutan

Bumthang Cultural Trek in BhutanBumthang Valley Cultural Trek: This three day trek is ideal for average walkers as the altitude does not go over 3,400 meters (11,155 feet). The four valleys of Bumthang, is revered by the Bhutanese as the sacred land of Bhutan with many important Nyingmapa saints coming from here including the famous Pema Lingpa. The trek crosses several villages and wends through the picturesque Bumthang countryside, giving an exceptional opportunity to be in contact with rural life.

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

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive bhutan: Fly Kathamndu to Paro, Bhutan. Visit Museum and Paro Town. Afternoon drive to Thimpu. Hotel.
Day 2: Thimpu sightseeing Full day sightseeing in Thimpu. Hotel.
Day 3: Thimpu - trongsa Drive Thimpu to Trongsa. Hotel.
Day 4: TRONGSA - BUMTHANG Drive Trongsa to Bumthang. Hotel.
Day 5: BUMTHANG VALLEY SIGHTSEEING Full day sightseeing of Bumthang valley. Hotel.
Day 6-8: BUMTHANG CULTURAL TREKKING Start trek to Nanglakhang. Continue trek to Ugencholing. End trek at Mambertsho Lake. Drive to Jakar. Camps/Hotel.
Day 9: BUMTHANG - PUNAKHA Drive Bumthang to Pukakha. Hotel.
Day 10: THIMPU – PARO Drive to Thimpu and Paro. Hotel.
Day 11: PARO SIGHTSEEING Paro valley sightseeing and hike to Taksang - Tiger's Nest. Hotel.
Day 12: DEPARTURE FROM BHUTAN Fly from Paro to Bangkok, Kathmandu or New Delhi. End of Bumthang valley cultural trek in Bhutan.


1. One warm sleeping bag per person.
2. If you require a portable inflatable pillow- it will help; most would
just use a jacket that can be folded.
3. One warm jacket; good hiking shoes/boots that are water resistant; warm socks.
4. Comfortable jeans, track flannel/suits for hiking; and a large rain jacket for occasional showers.
5. Torch light; drinking water bottle; sun screen and glasses are very useful
6. personal medicine/first aid for common ailments like- cold/cough, stomach upsets, insect bites; altitude sickness pills- for those prone to altitude sickness (Max alt you will climb is 10-11 thousand ft; but get down to lower alt for camp at 8000 ft avg.)
7. A portable carry-on bag to carry your camera, and personal items is useful.

Rest of items like tents, sleeping pads, kitchen items are all provided for you. Clients need not carry any baggage on treks- we use horses and yaks depending on altitude.

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