Bhutan is the land of mountains. The fact which
automatically brings activities like trekking to it. The land of thundering
dragon holds number of treks which bring lot of joy for the trekker
fraternity. Trekking in Bhutan spells delight and thrill. Few persons, fond
of trekking, can resist the charm of trekking in Bhutan.
Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek
One can see formidable dzongs like Drukgyal Dzong, Simtokha Dzong and Paro
Rinpung Dzong while on Dagala Thousand Lakes trek. See the peak of
Jhomolhari or Mountain of the Goddess. One moves through blue pine and
evergreen forests, and then soft pine and spruce trees. There are several
beautiful small lakes near Japhuna and Labatama, where you can enjoy
fishing, in every season. Journey through the delightful pasture of Labana and soak in
beautiful views of Genekha village and Paro valley.
Features such as altitude, climate and distance arguably lend the title of
the toughest trek in the world to Snowman Trek. Lunana region, falling in
the trek, has three tags associated with it: it is one of the most beautiful
areas in the world, least visited and sparsely populated. Snowman trek is
unique amalgamation of snow capped mountains, alpine grassland, stretched
farmland and numeroud passes. Some passes are at high altitude of even 5000
meter, demanding physical fitness from the trekkers.
Bumthang Valley Trek
Enjoy exotic, lush valley of Bumthang and experience rich culture of
Bhutan. Drink the cup of Bhutanese rural culture in Bumthang valley. You can
explore fantastic and culturally rich land of Bhutan when on Bumthang valley
trek. Once, Bhutan had kept itself away from eyesight of the world, but now,
it has permitted the tourists to explore the country.
Explore outlandish experience in Chomolhari trek. Watch yaks sniffing the
ground or rubbing the horns against rock. One passes through fascinating
landscapes, watching rural community busy in their work. Soaring peaks are
treat to watch. Different type of vegetation can be watched while on the
trek. Sight of rare species of animals can delight the animal lovers.
Druk Path Trek
Druk Path Trek crosses the chain of mountains that segregate Paro valley
and Thimphu valley. The landscape is known for beautiful rhododendron
forests as well as picturesque lakes having plenty of fish. The area looks
wonderful in the month of May. There are high ridges that remain windy most
part of the time in the year.
Commence the trek by visiting Drukgyal Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang Monastery.
Pass through narrow valley of paddy fields, where you would see traditional
farmhouses in rural atmosphere. View high ridges and snow capped mountains
when near Jangothang. You can also yak herders moving with their yaks. You
walk through wild pastures when near Lingshi and see impressive views of
Lingshi Dzong and the valley. After crossing Singela pass, enjoy the
intriguing sight of people attired in traditional Laya costume with long
pointed bamboo hats on their head.
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