Bumthang Cultural Trek

The Bumthang Cultural Trek explores the cultural highlights of the Bumthang valley, the religious heartland of Bhutan, and home to some of its oldest Buddhist temples and monasteries.

BUMTHANG CULTURAL TREK

The Bumthang Cultural Trek explores the cultural highlights of the Bumthang valley, the religious heartland of Bhutan, and home to some of its oldest Buddhist temples and monasteries. This gentle three-day trek passes through several villages on its route through Bumthang’s countryside of meadows, blue pine forests and mountains of scrub bamboo. It is perfect for the average trekker who wants to enjoy breathtaking mountainous views, visit remote sacred sites and meet with locals. It is especially recommended for lovers of nature.

  • Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights
  • This trek is recommended from April – July & September – November.

The Bumthang Cultural Trek explores the cultural highlights of the Bumthang valley, the religious heartland of Bhutan, and home to some of its oldest Buddhist temples and monasteries. This gentle three-day trek passes through several villages on its route through Bumthang’s countryside of meadows, blue pine forests and mountains of scrub bamboo. It is perfect for the average trekker who wants to enjoy breathtaking mountainous views, visit remote sacred sites and meet with locals. It is especially recommended for lovers of nature.

Day 1: Arrival at Paro

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1:Drive to Thimphu

A leisurely 1 and 1/2 hour drive to Thimphu, the Capital of Bhutan. Cultural sites of interest in Thimphu include the Memorial Stupa, a very popular circumambulation hub attributed to world peace and prosperity; the Buddha Dordenma statue, the largest statue of the 51.5 meters seated Buddha in the world; Changangkha Lhakhang, the 12th C seat of Drukpa Kagyu, the state official religion of Bhutan. Additional sightseeing includes the visits to the School of 13 traditional Arts and Crafts, the Textile Museum, and an acclimatization hike to the 18th C Tango monastery, another important religious seat.
Overnight at Thimphu.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.

Day 1: Bumthang Cultural Trek

Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sight-seeing in the afternoon include the visit to the Taa Dzong in conjunction with the National Museum visit; the 17th C Paro Dzong; and the 7th C Kichu lhakhang, the oldest temple in Bhutan.
Overnight at Paro.




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