Bhutan Bumthang Cultural Trek

For The Package Cost
Please Email Us

  Quick Contact

Why to Book this Adventure with Us

  • Flexible Trip Dates as per Your Need
  • Best Price Guarantee as per Group Size
  • No Hidden Fees, No Tourist Traps
  • Flexible Payment Options
  • Our Reputation and Quality Assurance
  • Experienced Local Guides and Porters

Bhutan Bumthang Cultural Trek

Bhumthang cultural trekking in Bhutan is named because the opportunities to visit villages and Lhakhangs are greater than on most other treks in Bhutan. Though it is a short trek, the Bumthang trek is quite strenuous because it involves a climb to Phephe La (3360 m). Bhumthang Trek is also a popular trekking in Bhutan.

Bhumthang cultural trek in Bhutan is ideal for average walkers, as the altitude does not go over 3360meters. There are no views over the high peaks in Bhumthang trekking, but the bhumthang cultural trek crosses several villages and winds through the Bumthang countryside, giving an exceptional opportunity to be in contact with the rural life. Recommended best seasons for Bhumthang trekking is March to May (spring) and September to November (autumn).

  • PROGRAM ITINERARY
  • INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES
  • INQUIRY / BOOKING

Day to day Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Paro – Thimphu (1.2 hrs).

    Flight to Paro offers panoramic views of the highest mountains of the world and other Himalayan peaks, including the sacred Mt. Chomolhari and Mt. Jichudrakey in Bhutan are simply awesome. On arrival in Paro you will be received by our representative and transfer to Thimphu by private car. Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan. On arrival, check into your hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit Memorial Chorten built in the memory of our late 3rd king and further drive to Buddha viewpoint to visit largest Buddha statue in the world. Evening relax at your hotel or explore the charming city. Overnight in Thimphu, altitude 2400m.


  • Day 2: Thimphu sightseeing.

    After our leisurely breakfast, we will explore city more, visit Changgangkha Lhakhang, Takin’s mini Zoo, Painting school, national library, folk heritage museum, textile museum and handmade paper factory are some of the sightseeing that you can see in Thimphu. In the evening we will visit Tashichho Dzong, fortress which houses the throne room of His Majesty the king and summer resident for central monk body. Overnight in Thimphu.


  • Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha (2.5 hrs)

    We will checkout from the hotel and drive to Punakha over Dochula pass at 3050m. If the weather permits we can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. After our packaged lunch we will visit Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country. One can also visit Souvenir making center and evening hike to Khamsum Yulay Namgyal Chorten, which will take about 45 mins to reach on the top, evening back to the nearby Amankora Lodge. Soak yourself with the mix cultural land of the tiny Himalayan kingdom. Overnight in Punakha. Altitude 1350m.


  • Day 4: Punakha – Trongsa (5 hrs).

    Check out of the hotel and visit Chimi Lhakhang on foot, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus. En route visit Wangdi town and continue to Trongsa over Pelela pass at 3300m. Visit amazing Trongsa Dzong on arrival. Fortress which used to rule enter kingdom and homes of royals. Evening relax in your hotel or take a stroll. Overnight in Trongsa, altitude 2200m.


  • Day 5: Trongsa – Jakar (3 hrs).

    After our leisurely breakfast, we will check out from the hotel and visit watch town recently converted into Trongsa Museum. En-route we will stop at weaving center, which is famous in the region. Evening we will explore the tiny Jakar town. Overnight in Jakar. Altitude 2650m.


  • Day 6: Jakar sightseeing.

    Visit Jampay Lakhang, the one of the first 2 Buddhist temples built in the country. This is the home of the naked dance that is still performed annually. Visit the Kurjey Temple, the site where Bhutan’s royals are cremated. One can either walk cross the suspension bridge and visit the village of Parar and Tamshing or drive there. End your day with a walk passing by the Swiss farm. Evening stroll in Jakar town and try some local pancakes and noodles. Overnight in Jakar.


  • Day 7: Jakar – Thangbi-Ngalathang (Trek start) Distance: 10km, walking time: 4 hrs.

    Trek from the Tokto Zampa through the villages and fields, it is gradual and almost flat land, the trail is all stony, you can’t escape the stones or drive along the dirt road to Ngala Thang. Camp at Ngala Thang, altitude 2800m.


  • Day 8: Ngalathang – Takhung. Distance: 14km, walking time: 7hrs.

    Initially the trail is through the field and villages, over the small hill and down the stream through the forest of Pine, Cider and Oak, after 2nd stream the trail starts climbing through the dwarf bamboos, tall bamboos, old trees with spanish mosses (lichen) hanging down making the environment cold and sunless and it is muddy in some of the places finally through the rhododendron forest with a steep climb to the Phephela Pass (3360m), from here the trail is all down through the more thicker forest and finally a white gate of chorten welcome us for a flatter trial with dwarf bamboos and Pine forest. Your pack luch will be served either at the pass or at the chorten. Today’s camp will be at Takhung or near Tang.


  • Day 9: Takhung – Tang – Jakar (Trek end) Distance: 6km, walking time: 2hrs.

    Morning after the breakfasts we will l see off our trekking staffs and drive to Tang to visit Tang museum and villager and kids moving around. En-route, we will stop at Mebartsho, the burning lake to offer the prayers for the rest of the journey. Further we will drive to Jakar to spend the night at hotel. Overnight in Jakar, altitude 2650m.


  • Day 10: Jakar – Paro (fly out).

    After the breakfast, our staff will drop you at the domestic airport and catch you on the very next time. On arrival in Paro, HBT team will receive you and transfer to your hotel. Flight from Bumthangh to Paro offers spectacular views of the northern Himalayas. Alter in the afternoon, we will visit National Museum, which has rich history of Bhutan exhibited in the 17th century. The Paro Dzong, a massive fortress built in the 17th century now houses the monastic body. A lovely stroll downhill from the Dzong over an old cantilever bridge wraps up an eventful day. Overnight in Paro, altitude 2200m.


  • Day 11: Paro sightseeing.

    After our delicious breakfast, our team will receive you and transfer to north end of Paro valley and hike to Tiger Nest Temple. Tiger nest is renowned temple in the Buddhist world which ceilings on the vertical cliff 900m above the valley floor. The hike will take about two hours to reach to the top and will warm us for the trekking next day. En-route drive to visit historical drukgyel ruin Dzong and kichu temple praying to bless us for the rest of the journey. Overnight in Paro.


  • Day 12: Departure.

    The tour will end today morning after boarding your flight to back home, you will carry smile on your face, eyes full of tears and memories unlimited. Say goodbye to our staffs at the airport with the prayers of save journey and to see you again in future

Bhutan Tour Trekking Package Cost

Bhutan Tour Trekking Package cost always depends on the number of people traveling in your group, standard of the hotels you like to take and the period you are travelling (High season, Low season) etc. Please click on the next tab (INQUIRY/ BOOKING) and send us your inquiry. We will reply you with cost and other necessary details within 24 hours.


Normally Package Cost Include(s)

  • Bhutan Government Royalty fees.
  • Personal English speaking professional guide.
  • Personal driver with private vehicle as per the group size.
  • All necessary ground transfers including arrival and departure.
  • Hotel accommodation 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star (optional).
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and bottles water daily.
  • Entrances to museums and monuments.
  • All sightseeing tours and activities as per the itinerary.
  • Bhutan Government royalties and taxes.
  • Bhutan visa fees and all bank transfer fees.

Cost Exclude(s)

  • Single room supplement.
  • Bhutanese Tourist Visa fee of US$40 per person.
  • Air flight costs to/from Paro (can be arranged with us).
  • Travel insurance (recommended).
  • 4 star and 5 star accommodations and meals (optional).
  • Tips for the guide and driver.
  • Alcoholic drink.
  • Other personal expenses like overseas calls, laundry etc.
   

More Trekking Holidays in Bhutan

Beautiful Laya Gasa Trek

Beautiful Laya Gasa Trek

20 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Laya Gasa Trekking is the most beautiful high altitude trekking in Bhutan passing through beautiful passes and nomadic villages of Laya and Gasa. view trip

Chele La Nature Trek

Chele La Nature Trek

12 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Chele La Nature Trek in Bhutan is the beautiful short and easy high altitude trek suitable for beginners although still requires a reasonable level of fitness view trip

Druk Path Trek

Druk Path Trek

11 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Druk Path is one of the most popular a moderate to hard high altitude trek in Bhutan. Gorgeous natural landscape, high ridges and pristine lakes are the highlights of this trek. view trip

Duer Hot Spring Trek

Duer Hot Spring Trek

16 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Duer Hot Springs Trek is one of the most challenging treks available in Bhutan. This trek is an opportunity to enjoy some of the most beautiful natural hot springs in the Himalayas. view trip

Gasa Hot Spring Trek

Gasa Hot Spring Trek

10 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Gasa Hot Spring Trek is one of the short and easy treks in Bhutan suitable for trekkers from all age. This trek offers the chance to enjoy the hot springs at Gasa and beautiful scenery. view trip

Jumolhari Yaksa Trek

Jumolhari Yaksa Trek

12 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Jumolhari Yaksa Trek is one of the most popular trekking is Bhutan. It is one of the oldest trekking also known as Jumolhari Trek II, Yaksa Trek or simply the Jomolhari Loop. view trip

Nabji Korphu Trek

Nabji Korphu Trek

13 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Nabji Korphu Community Based Trekking in Bhutan is an opportunity to experience traditional rural life of locals as we will spend nights in the villages of Nabji, Korphu and Nyimshong. view trip

Punakha Winter Trek

Punakha Winter Trek

7 Days Bhutan Tour Package

Punakha Winter Trek is an opportinity to explore Punakha valley which is Bhutan's historic and ancient capital. Scenic landscape, forest and several villages are the major highlights of this trek. view trip

Samtengang Winter Trek

Samtengang Winter Trek

10 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Samtengang Winter trek is a short and easy trekking in Bhutan. The scenically stunning trail traverses villages, farms, temples & monasteries are the major attractions on the trail. view trip

Sinchula Winter Trek

Sinchula Winter Trek

8 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Sinchula Winter Trek is one of the easier lower altitude treks in Bhutan. This trail follows the traditional trail used by people moving between Thimphu and Punakha. view trip

Snowman Trek

Snowman Trek

27 Days Bhutan Trekking Package

Snowman trek is one of the toughest treks in Bhutan crossing over 5,420m pass and sleeping at 5,141m plus altitude. This trek is suitable only for experienced trekkers. view trip

Associated With:

  • Government of Nepal
  • Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)
  • Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN)
  • Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP)
  • Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO)
  • Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB)

We Accept:

  • Visa Card
  • Master Card

Subscribe Newsletter