Bhutan, a wanderlust trekking destination in the Himalayas, is full of pristine landscapes, innocent people and architectural treasure-troves. Trekking in Bhutan provides endless joy of spectacular mountain views, cultural encounter, and spiritual awareness. The Himalayan Kingdom is much sought after for its pristine trails that lead through a Himalayan wilderness full of some of the most exotic and endangered species of flora and fauna. Trekking is the best way to explore Bhutan’s changing landscape and the most pleasant way to explore the natural wonders of Bhutan. For the adventurous and the nature lovers, Bhutan has a trek to suit every interest –from simple day long hikes, to fascinating alpine quest that run for days.
Chomolhari Trek offers great variety of Bhutanese landscapes beginning with scattered hamlets and farmland, into a deep and richly forested valley, which leads to a high alpine pastureland. This enchanting trek takes you to the base of Mount Jumolhari (7,316 m), the second highest unclimbed peak in the world. The trek beginning from Paro, initially follows the Paro Chhu valley to Jangothang base camp. The primary attractions of this trek will be – the close encounter of the Tiger`s Nest Monastery and the stunning view of Mount Jumolhari (7513m). Furthermore after crossing Nyile La Pass (4890m), you enjoy the startling views of of Jichu Drake (6989m) and Tshrim Khang (6789m).The trek also offers an opportunity to visit remote villages neighboring with Tibet, and learn traditional lifestyles of nomadic yak-herders and highland farmers. Yaks, blue sheep, musk deer, elusive marmots, conifer forests, canyons and streams tremendously appeal your sense of natural beauty. The journey ultimately concludes in Thimphu, the cultural capital of Bhutan.
Soi Yaksa Trek
Soi Yaksa Trek assists you enjoy trekking in one of the most biologically diverse environments in the world. This captivating trek takes you to the base of Mount Jumolhari, one of the highest levels of Bhutan treks. As you walk along the rugged trails, the hike becomes a walking meditation. This trek has proved to be one of the best treks for nature lovers offering stunning views of peaks and alpine pastureland. Basically, the beauty of Tiger’s Nest Monastery, the stunning view of Mount Jumolhari (7513m), highland pastures, exotic places like Tshophu Lake (4380 meters), Takhung La Pass(4520 m), the startling views of of Jichu Drake (6989m) and Tshrim Khang (6789m) enthrall you throughout the trail.
Druk Path Trek offers cultural highlights of Bhutan combined with stunning trek and cultural tour. This trek too takes you into Bhutan’s mesmerizing and unspoilt cultural and natural grandeur. The finest short trek in Bhutan explores the Paro Valley, the ruined Jele Dzong and breath-taking views across to Jumolhari. During the trek you climb above the tree-line and cross several passes, including the Phume La (4210m). You make camp beside clear mountain lakes, visit a number of yak herder`s encampments and have splendid views of the peaks on the Bhutan-Tibet border, including Jitchu Drake and Gangkar Puensum. Upon arrival in Thimpu, you roam around the cultural landmarks of Bhutan including the impressive Tashichhodzong – the traditional summer capital of Bhutan.