Bumthang Cultural Trek

Bumthang cultural trek goes through Choekhor and Tang valley, passing across remote villages, ancient temples and even Ugencholing manor. It is a 3 days trek and it is named so because it provides opportunities to see the villages and temples more than any other trek in Bhutan. Though relatively a short trek, there is a days long climb and descend to Phephe La(3360). However there is no significant altitude gain as with other treks and your night halts are all below 3100m.

Attractions in Bumthang Trek, around and from Bumthang Trek

  • Mesethang to Jakar From the campsite near Mesethang, meet the transport and drive along the dirt road out of Tang valley for about 20Km to join the main east-west road. This takes about an hour depending on the road con

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    Ngang Lhakhang - Takhung After a short trek from the campsite arrive at Ngang Lhakhang temple, this temple was built in the 15th century by Lama Namkha Samdrup, contemporary of Pema Lingpa. After the visit continue across the

  • Trek - Ugencholing to Mesethang Cross the bridge over Tang Chhu to the quaint village of Ghambling and climb up the ridge to Ugyenchholing. This takes about an hour away from the main trek route(optional). Several large chortens wit

  • Trek Toktu Zampa - Ngang Lhakhang After breakfast drive north for about 20 minutes and start trek from Toktu Zampa bridge, the trail is gradual and it follows to the right bank of the Bumthang Choskor Chu river. After 20 minutes of hi