Bhutan Related Activities

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Zhemgang Bird Festival revival
The usually quiet town of Tingtibi in Zhemgang formerly spelt as Shemgang has revived a 3 days Bird Festival.  it is being held from 11 November after a 3 years gap to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The…>> Read More

 

Tour of the Dragon MTB 2020
Bhutan's annual mountain biking event Tour of the Dragon 10th edition set off in Bumthang on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at 2:00 AM.  Completing the 268 km event in 10 hours, 45 minutes and 53 seconds Pelden Wangchuk, 20 years from…>> Read More

 

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MAKING NEWS!

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Treks

Treks
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Trekking in the Bhutan Himalayas is a sublime experience; the destination having well-regulated and low-impact policies in place. The pristine trek routes are a delight for any visitor. Trekkers enjoy hiking into areas where rural life is unchanged and simple. They will also have astounding views of the lofty snow mountains of the Himalayas towering down on them.

 

Treks are either cultural -- Samtengang, Black Mountain -- or moderate to challenging -- Druk Path, Merak Sakteng, Chomolhari Base Camp, Laya Lingshi; or the ultimate challenging Lunana Snowman. Short treks can be combined with a good tour of cultural interest. With a sparse mountain population all porterage is by either hardy ponies or yaks. 

 

High altitude treks get hikers to alpine meadows, glacial lakes, strenuous mountain passes and superb mountain views along the northern borders with Tibet, China.  Asian-Bhrikuti  has a comprehensive list of all the trek routes which have been researched, allowing for rest days to allow trekkers to maximise contact with the unique inhabitants of the areas.

 

There is support from excellent cultural and trekking guides who are both knowledgeable and friendly. All our guides are trained and have undertaken rigorous training courses in the country, ensuring a very enjoyable and smooth visit. 

 

Besides this, camping and dining equipment, and transportation are of the highest quality and reflect the latest improvements being used by the industry.  All are ECO-TREKS organised with a great deal of effort to ensure that it is environmentally friendly.  With the fast depletion of wood fuel all our treks use gas or kerosene as cooking fuel and all non-biodegradable wastes are carried out.  All staff have accident insurance as required by tourism provision. 

 

Treks Trip Packages
Snowman Lunana

Snowman Lunana

Duration: 25 Days

Trip Grade: five star

Lunana Snowman Trek   This 21 days trek is a sure test of endurance and meant only for those who have had rigorous trekking experiences.&...

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Druk Path

Druk Path

Duration: 11 Days

Trip Grade: three star

This is a fine, short and invigorating trek along the high ridges across from Paro to Thimphu.  This trek offers good views of the Chomolhar...

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Black Mountain

Black Mountain

Duration: 11 Days

Trip Grade: two star

Black Mountain also known as Gangtey trek is a short and equally interesting trek.  The trail goes through the highest mid hills of the...

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Laya Lingshi

Laya Lingshi

Duration: 19 Days

Trip Grade: four star

This is a very interesting extension of the Chomolhari trek to higher northern area of Lingshi Dzong.  This trail goes to the remote and cha...

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