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
Experience bliss on this unique journey that paints a sensitive portrait of the
Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan.
best known for the strength and vitality of its traditional culture and its
rich and undisturbed natural environment.
combining a tour, day hikes and a short trek, will imbue you with an
appreciation of many of the country's essential elements.
sacred valley of Paro, the area first converted to Buddhism, through Punakha,
seat of the Shabdrung, the unifier of the nation, to Thimphu, the modernizing
You will undertake a charming winter trek from Trongsa, the birthplace of the
Monarchy, to the scenic valley of Pobkikha and the monastery at Gangtey.
There is no
better way to witness Bhutan's superb ecology and enduring village-centered way
of life as you are transported back to a time of simple communities,
inspirational saints, glorious leaders and fantastic legends.