Trekking in Bhutan - Bumthang Cultural Trek

This trek is named because, it involves only four days of trek reaching an elevation of 3360 meters / 11,020 ft., and offers an opportunity to visit villages, monasteries, fortresses and temples. The package is designed for those who just wish to have two to three nights of camping with altitude not exceeding 4000 meters.

Duration: 12 Days
Arrive Delhi and fly from Delhi to Kathmandu-Paro (Bhutan)
Best time to Visit: June to September.


Day 01: Kathmandu – Paro - Thimphu

  • Arrive Paro, Bhutan. Your Bhutanese escort from Lingkor Tours & Treks will greet you on arrival, and then drive to the capital city, Thimphu (54 Kms) at 2,500 mtrs. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 02: Thimphu - Punakha

  • After breakfast drive to Punakha, enroute visit Chimi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03: Punakha - Bumthang

  • Drive to Bumthang, enroute visit Wangdue Phodrang, Chendebji Chorten, Trongsa Ta Dzong and other places of interest. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 04: Sightseeing in Bumthang

  • Full day sightseeing of Bumthang Valley, Visit, Kurjey Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang, Tamshing and other places of interest. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 05: Toktu Zampa – Ngang Lhakhang

  • Begin your trek to Ngang Lhakhang (Swan Temple) 12 Kms, 4-5 hours of hiking. Overnight at Camp.

  • Day 06: NgangLHakhang – Ugyen Choling

  • Trek to Tahung, 16 Kms, 6 hours of hiking. Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 07 : Ugyen Choling – Bumthang

  • Trek for about 3 -4 hours and you will be met by your car. Drive to Jakar. Overnight at Lodge.

  • Day 08 : Bumthang – Trongsa

  • After breakfast visit some of the places that you had missed on the first day of arrival in Bumthang Valley. Resume your drive to Trongsa, enroute visit, Tsugney Village, Domkhar Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 09 : Trongsa – Phobjikha

  • After breakfast visit Trongsa Ta Dzong and drive to Phobjikha, visit Gangtey monastery and Phobjikha Valley. Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 10 : Phobjikha - Thimphu

  • Today we will be hiking around the village taking pictures of the beautiful valley, the rare black necked-crane (during winter) and the superb traditional village houses. After Lunch we will resume our journey to the capital city. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 11 : Sightseeing in Thimphu

  • Visit King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, Dupthop Lhakhang ( Monastery for the nuns), National Library, the painting school, traditional Medicine institute and other places of interest. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 12 : Thimphu-Paro-Kathmando

  • Early morning drive to Paro for departure to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.