Got a trek planned?
To go around the town and visiting temples and Dzong’s is one aspect to see the beauty of Bhutan but to re-discover the real heart of Bhutan that lies beneath the covered forest and the north lying high mountain ranges, the best and the only way to get insight and glimpse of the scattered villages, serene nature and the beautiful sight of the unclimbed mountain can be only done by trekking.
The breathtaking landscape, rugged mountains, and the constantly changing vegetation make Bhutan an ideal place for trekkers. Pristine nature is an opportunity for tourists to explore, enjoy and take home an endless memory of travel. Trekking in Bhutan is part of nature based activity ranging from a night to about three weeks, crossing high mountains covered with glaciers, lakes, and beautiful villages. It can be easy, moderate to challenging, there are around fifteen trekking routes in the country and more routes are to be explored in near future.
Trekking is a seasonal activity and there are different trails that one can choose from, during spring and fall. Spring is more about blossoms and migratory birds while the focus is more on the scenery during the autumn months. Spring attracts nature lovers from all over the world to experience it in the pristine forests of Bhutan. We offer trekking experiences of all kinds, from the easy trekking trips to one of the most arduous treks in the world.
Trekkers, however has to consider the sudden change of weather conditions in autumn. But in spite of all this demanding conditions we provide you with efficient number of trek staffs depending on the size of a group. During trek we will provide tents with foam mattress, as well as cooking utensils and kitchen equipment along with a first-aid kit and a pressure bag for high altitude treks.
General information on Trekking
The best months for trekking in Bhutan is during spring (March-May) and late Autumn (September to November). For those birders and flower lovers they can always come in spring season and for trekkers with clear view of Himalayan Mountains. Trekking in winter can be difficult, but some treks are manageable in early December like Samtengang trek and Sinchula treks.
At any time of the year, weather can change from warm or hot days to a very cold night especially in higher elevated places. You need to be prepared for any sort of changes.
Food on trek
We have experienced cooks who can cook western Pasta as well as local Ema Datshi( hyperlink this with picture of chili). But you can always bring some light snacks and chocolate bars or dried.
You will have breakfast with porridge, egg and toast, juice, tea and coffee. Lunch will be provided on the trail and this will either be packed lunch (sandwiches, boiled eggs, potato, juice and tea/coffee) or usually our cook will make a meal of rice and vegetables. When you reach near your camp, our staff will provide tea and snack.
Please make sure you bring all the things mentioned in General (hyperlink this to the information given below) .This information includes everything you might want to consider, what to bring and to leave out on a long and high elevated treks.
Clothing (generally, more clothing would make sense as the temperature keeps on changing)
The trek group is consisting of: