This three day trek around Bumthang offers
both fantastic views of an unspoiled natural environment endowed with a diverse
array of flora and fauna as well as an opportunity to visit ancient Buddhist
temples and monasteries.
The trail takes you through forests of blue
pine, birch, maple, spruce, juniper, bamboo and a beautiful, rugged landscape
draped in countless varieties of rhododendrons.
As you walk along the tranquil ridges and
mountains of Bumthang you will be treated to unparalleled views of Mt. Gangkar
Puensum, the highest unclimbed peak in the world. There is an abundance of
avian wildlife in this area and pheasants such as the beautiful Himalayan
Tragopan are a common sight around April-May.
One of the best times to undertake this trek
is in late spring, between April and early June when the rhododendrons are in