Trekking in Bhutan are unrivaled by many of the more treks offered in Asia – it is quite challenging and it is for real adventure seekers.
The hill side tends to be almost vertical, the climate is windier, damper and colder, and the daily altitude gain is more than in any other Himalayan nation.
To enjoy the beautiful landscape, its flora and fauna, there is no better way than trekking in Bhutan. Bhutanese have wondered all over their country on foot for centuries carving out treks through valleys and passes. Now these same routes are use fo trekking. Each Bhutan treks has its own special features.
Bhutan treks do not require any special skill. The trails are generally in good condition. Fit and experienced walkers would have no difficulty navigating them, although natural obstacles such as snowfall or landslides could require a change of plans.
For the less experience trekkers, there are several trails like DrukPath trek, Sagala trek, Samtengang winter trek, and Nabjikorphu community trek, and many more.
Bhutan trekking started in 1978. Around 1000 tourists a year visit Bhutan for trekking, and most of them opt for Drukpath, Jomolhari Yaksa trek and Jomolhari Round trek, easy accessible from the north of Paro.
However, the Bhutan trek comprises long days with several ascents and descents each day. The valleys are steeper here than in other Himalayan destinations.
Bhutan Trekking Season:
- Bhutan treks in spring: – Most trekkers visit in spring and fall, which is the main trekking season in Bhutan.
- Bhutan treks in winter: – This is not the time to go for high passes. But the weather is ideal for low altitude treks. The clear blue skies offer unique opportunities to enjoy beautiful views of snow-capped mountains.
- Bhutan treks in summer: – Despite the rain, muddy trails and leeches, one can enjoy short treks and beautiful vegetation.
These days, with climate changes, one can go trekking in all four seasons. However, one has to choose the trek carefully.
The trekkers are very well looked after by ‘Bhutan Bokar’ experienced trekking guides. Overnight accommodation in comfortable tents and luggage is carried by packs of mules and yaks. You will also be accompanied by potters, and Bhutanese trekking crew, who will carry your picnic lunch, put tents, and cook delicious meals.
How to choose a trek – Should it be short or long, easy, moderate or difficult? at low or high altitudes? Bhutan Bokar will help you in making a right decision.
Now, with our Bhutan treks, you can make your dreams come true. You can catch the spirit of the world’s unclimbed mountain peaks in the healthiest atmosphere.