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Bumthang Cultural TrekVisit Sacred Caves and Religious Sites

Bumthang as a cultural center has great many to offer in terms of religious sites, sacred caves, breathtaking landscape and cool pristine environment...

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  • Trek Summary
  • Inclusions
  • Accommodation and Gears
  • Seasons Vs Trekking
  • Route Map

Bumthang as a cultural center has great many to offer in terms of religious sites, sacred caves, breathtaking landscape and cool pristine environment. Bumthang Cultural trek is a short 3 day trek across in the Central Bhutan isolated beautiful villages, traditional houses, numerous small temples and shrub bamboo trails

What is Included During the Trek:
  • All Trekking Meal during the Trek
  • One Trekking Expeditions Leader
  • 2 Horsemen
  • One Helper
  • Group Medical Kit
  • Good Quality accommodation througout. The use of a world expedition trek pack which includes a quality sleeping bag, and insulated mat
  • All Park entrance Fees and Trekking Permits
  • Horses to carry 20 Kgs personal quipment
What is not Included During the Trek:
  • International Airfare
  • Alcohol
  • Tips/gratuities
  • Cost arising out of Flight Cancellation/road blockades/ landslides and events beyond our control
  • Expenses of personal nature and any other expenses not mentioned in the above cost

Accommodation/your night Camps

Camping in extreme weather such as cold temperatures and snowy conditions can be extremely enjoyable; Camping by the snow can be peaceful, picturesque and out door adventure. 

All the accommodation while on Druk Path Trek is twin sharing, double occupancy (Single occupancy with supplement) in the Tents. The tents are Cold Weather Tents and designed for harsh weather and snowy conditions. A separate tents will be pitched for dinning and rest room. 

On demand, a luxury tents will also be provided like bed and mattresses, warm shower tents, rest room with proper toilet pots, fishing equipment etc..

Check for the following Essential Trekking GearsTents Camps

During the Trek

  • Clothes:  Waterproof jacket and pants. You really don't need thick heavy clothes. As always, trekking in layers is better. 
  • Bag pack with rain cover for bagpack
  • Water bottles (at least 3 liters total capacity)
  • Baseball cap (the sun is strong at all elevations)
  • Hiking poles (lessen the impact on your joints)
  • Sunglasses (essential when you cross snow line)
  • Trekking shoes: A pair of lightweight-waterproof hiking boots is a must. Break them in beforehand
  • Winter hat
  • Winter gloves

At the Camp Site 

  • Head lamp with extra batteries
  • A pair of Camp shoes too.
  • Thermal underwear and can be useful in the mornings, or for sleeping in at night. If you forgot some, jogging pants are widely available in all towns for less cost
  • Reading materials (Kindle may be best)
  • Journal and pens

This table shows you the most suitable times for trekking in Bhutan: Good: (***), Moderate: (*), Not good: (X) 


Trek Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Druk Path Trek x x *** *** *** * x x x *** **x x
Snowman Trek x x x* *** *** x* x x *** *** *x x
Jumolhari Laya Gasa Trek x x x* *** *** *x x x *** *** *x x
Gangtey Trek x x *** *** *** x x * *** *** *** ***
Bumthang Cultural Trek x x* *** *** *** x* x x* *** *** *** x
Bumthang Owl Trek x x* *** *** *** x* x x* *** *** *** x
Sagala Trek x x *** *** *** x x x* *** *** *** x
Mt Jumolhari Trek x x x* *** *** x x x* *** *** *** x
Dagala Trek x x *** *** *** x* x x *** *** *** x
Merak Sakten Trek x x *** *** *** x* x x *** *** *** x

The View of the Himalayas
Trekkers on the Bumdra Trek with Bhutan Swallowtail Team
The snow capped himalayas
Its a overnight wonderful trekking experience

 Day 1 Toktu Zampa – Ngang Lhakhang

walking stickWalking Distance:

12 Km (4-5 hours walk)

Camp Altitude:

2,800 m

The trek starts from Tokto Zam (Bridge) and follows the Chamkhar Chu, a river known for trout. Lunch will be waiting for you at Thangbi Lhakhang. From here the trek enters the Ngang Yul (Land of the Swan) at the centre of which lies the Ngang Lhakhang (Swan Temple). In the olden days the valley was inhabited by swans, and hence the name Ngang Yul

Day 2

Ngang Lhakhang – Tahung

 walking stickWalking Distance:

16 KM (6-7 hours walk

Camp Altitude:

2,720 m

The second day trail takes you through lush meadows and great view of the valley below. You will gradually climb to Phephe La (3,360m), the highest point of the trek route. The trail passes through beautiful forested areas where you may wish to stop and enjoy the natural beauty of the place. The path leads you downhill into a broad valley

Day 3

Tahung – Mesithang

walking stickWalking Distance:

16 KM (6-7 hours walk)


The trail follows the Tang Chu, another trout-filled river. On the bank of the river is the Tang Rimpoche’s Lhakhang. The trek will pass the Mebar Tsho (Flaming Lake) and lead you to Tang Ugyen Choling. Ugyen Choling Palace houses one of the most interesting museums of Bhutan.  Across the river your vehicle awaits you



Trek Summary

Tour Type: Trekking Adventure

Trail DifficultyModerate (3 - 4 hours of activity a day and/or elevation gain, uneven terrain)

Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights


No of Night Camps : 2

Highest Camp : 2720m above Sea Level

Start :Bumthang

Finish :Bumthang

Starting Price USD 500.00

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