Trekking in Bhutan provides us with the beauty of remote villages in the eastern part of the Himalayas.

Trekking and Hiking in Bhutan furnish the dream come true opportunity to scrutinize the isolated mountainous region of Eastern Himalaya. Rable through the remote paths passing rural settlements along with the majestic Himalaya panorama and the pristine lakes. Bhutan offers the best of what wandering in the mountain feels like.

Beside Cultural tours and sightseeing, Bhutan has a wide range of hiking activities, crafted for all kinds of travelers. From easy 4-5 days Druk Path trekking to challenging 27 days Snowman trek, wandering to the trials only get-at-able by foot or riding horse. The flawless panorama of Chomolhari (7,326m), Masang Kang (7,194m), Gangkar Punsum (7,541m), and Jitchu Drake (6,970m) is the highlight of trekking in Bhutan.

Trekking in Bhutan does not have a long history, however, it is recognized by mountain lovers as some of the most beautiful trekking. Due to many restrictions and newly opened trekking trials. this policy of the Bhutanese government has pritotarised on preserving the most authentic cultures and high-altitude lifestyles.

Trekking in Bhutan delivers the most authentic experience, offering the beauty, culture, and tradition of locals. This tiny Kingdom is home to some of the most challenging trekking in the world.

The best part of Trekking in Bhutan is the variety. Bhutan offers trekking and hiking for almost every kind of trekker. For Novice to well-experienced trekking, you will surely find your type of trekking.

Bhutan is dominated by 3 major mountains, Chomolhari (7,326m), Jitchu Drake (6,970m), Masang Kang (7,194m), and GangkarPunsum (7,541m), and numerous other peaks.

Which is the best time to go trekking in Bhutan?

In Bhutan, all four seasons (Autumn, Spring, Winter, and Monsoon) offer different trekking experiences. Similarly like in Nepal, Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) are considered the best time to go trekking in Bhutan.

In the Spring season (March-May) comes the beauty of the Flora and Fauna of Bhutan. The jungle filled with Rhododendron and the best mountain views makes Spring one of the best times for trekking in Bhutan.

Most of the Trekking in Bhutan is high-altitude treks. Thus, the autumn season (September-November) is considered best for all kinds of trekking in Bhutan. The Autumn season comes with clear weather for the best possible view. Also, the trials are good enough to make your trekking comfortable.

Not only is the beauty of the Himalayas, but the Autumn season also brings many important Bhutanese festivals in the central and western parts of Bhutan. You may participate directly and experience the culture and tradition of Bhutan.

The Winter season (December-February) is suitable for low-altitude trekking and short treks in Bhutan. At higher altitudes, snow will make our trek a little bit hazardous.

The Monsoon season (June-mid September) generally comes with heavy rainfall which might make our trek so much more fun. However short hiking can be done.

Is there Mountaineering in Bhutan Himalayas?

Mountaineering or peak climbing is restricted in Bhutan. Bhutanese believes the Mountains are sacred and God resides on those mountains. The last mountain expedition in Bhutan was done at Mount Gangkar Punsum by British Team in 1986.

How does Trekking in Bhutan compare with Trekking in Nepal?

Sharing the same Himalayan range, Bhutan and Nepal are very much similar, in terms of geography, topography, language, and culture. However, in terms of trekking, all trekking in Bhutan is a camping-style trek. There is no teahouse in Bhutan like in Nepal. Likewise trekking independently in Bhutan like Nepal is not possible. All the tours and trekking in Bhutan can only be operated by local travel agencies.

What is the best trekking route in Bhutan?

From a day hike to long expedition-style trekking, Bhutan offers some world-class trekking trials in several varieties. From one day hike to Tiger’s nest to a 28-30 days Snowman trek, everyone can find their own style of trekking experience. Likewise, Chomolhari Base Camp Trek and Laya Gasa trek are shorter trials.

Among all treks, the Snowman trek is the epic 28 days adventure in the high altitude region. The Snowman trek is considered the best trekking trial. We have to cross 8 high mountain passes traversing northern Bhutan along with the Tibet border.

For those looking for short treks in Bhutan, Druk Path Trek and Kitiphu Ridge treks Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek, and Laya Gasa Trek are considered the best.

What kind of Accommodation and Food to expect while Trekking in Bhutan?

Accommodation in Bhutan ranges from Five Star to Homemstay in a remote area. Bhutan holds numerous three-five star category hotels. The Bhutanese Government is seriously concerned about the environment. And are willing to provide and best services to guests as per the category we choose. They all are clean, well-maintained, beautiful, and comfortable. In Bhutan, only Paro, Jakar, Gangtey, Punakha, and Thimpu have 5-star hotels. Meanwhile, there are plentiful 3 and 4-star categories. Also, Bhutan holds many luxurious international standard resorts.

In rural villages, there are many Local homestays where you can spend the night in a traditional Bhutanese house with a Bhutanese family. There you will provide with basic amenities. This is really a foremost opportunity to grasp the culture and traditions of the Bhutanese people. And being part of it is really a lifetime experience.

Camping in Bhutan is no doubt the best possible way for trekking in Bhutan. The serenity of the landscape is breathtaking. Normally camping in Bhutan is for a long day trekking program. We use all western-made camping equipment and professional and well-trained guide at your disposal.