Treks are very popular in Bhutan because it allows the traveler to get off the beaten track and on to the wondrous Bhutanese landscape. Just imagine wandering through a wilderness with a diversity of flora and fauna that has led to Bhutan being declared one of 10 global hot spots for environmental conservation.
Tours and treks range from short soothing walks through terraced fields and idyllic hamlets to some of the most arduous high altitude treks. The six-day Druk Path treks across coniferous forests abloom with rhododendron flowers and shimmering lakes or the 21-day Snowman alpine quest, there's one for every one.
While on a trek, you will be accompanied by friendly and experienced guide, trekking cook, assistants, 2-3 horse men and horses to carry equipment and supplies. You will be put up in tents at nights.
Duration: 18 Days | Activities: Trekking | Grade: Easy This route takes one upstream along the Paro Chu and the ancient caravan route to Tibet, Through the Seo Valley deep into the shadows of Mt. Chomolari 7314m, Mt. Jitchu Drake 7000m and over Nele La Pass 4250m into Lingshi Valley. The inhabitants of these tow valleys
Duration: 12 Days | Activities: Trekking | Grade: Easy There is very little tourist traffic on the pristine trekking routes in Bhutan. This is primarily a positive offshoot of the Bhutanese government's policy limiting tourists to 5000 a year. Naturally one has a pleasant sensation of breaking fresh ground on treks in Bhutan.
Duration: 12 Days | Activities: Trekking | Grade: Easy Purely a Buddhist kingdom, Bhutan has the world's greatest concentration of peaks. It is probably the last county on the earth where modernization hasn't devalued social and cultural life. It is easy to appreciate the government of Bhutan's decision to limit tourism to a few thousand visitors a year.
Duration: 09 Days | Activities: Trekking | Grade: Easy 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 great treasure reveler of Bhutan. This trek provides an exceptional opportunity
Duration: 12 Days | Activities: Trekking This trek goes through the most remote part of Bhutan – across the top of eastern Bhutan. It is challenging and involves a very long and steep descent. Rodang La was an important trade route that connected the eastern and western regions of the country before a national highway was built in the 1960s.
Duration: 20 Days | Activities: Trekking In this trek near Thimpu, the climb is not difficult, although there are some longer, steep sections as you ascend to 3400m above sea level. The trek takes you to a number of beautiful, high-altitude lakes; with clear weather, you will also enjoy wonderful views.
Duration: 18 Days | Activities: Trekking This trek follows the old expedition route to the Gangkhar Puensum. The trek is rigorous, but the rewards can be worth the walk. It includes a stop at natural hot springs, a relaxing treatment for body aches. As part of this trek, hikers have the option to go to the Gangkhar Peunsum base camp.