Bumthang Cultural trek (3 Days & 2 Nights)
Example trek from Bumthang
Day 01: Bumthang ai??i?? Nganglhakhang (Distance: 20 km, time: about 5 hours walk.)
The trek route follows the Chamkhar Chhu (river). Lunch stop at Thangbi Lhakhang before entering ai???Swan Landai??i?? (Ngang Yul) with its centre ai???Swan Templeai??i?? (Nganglhakhang). This part of the valley was first inhabited only by swans (ngang) from where the name of the place. Overnight in camp at an altitude of 2,800 m.
Day 02: Nganglhakhang ai??i?? Ugyenchholing (Distance: 23 km, time: about 7 A? hours walk.)
Climb gradually to Phephela Pass (alt. 3,353 m), the highest point on the trek route. The trail to the pass leads through one of the most beautiful forested areas of this region. This allows for many stops to enjoy natureai??i??s beauty. Overnight in camp at an altitude of 2,800 m.
Day 03: Ugyenchholing ai??i?? Jakar/Bumthang (Distance: 10 km, time: about 2 A? hours walk.)
The gradually descending trail follows the Tang Chhu, a trout filled river. Along the banks of this river is Tang Rinpoche Lhakhang. From Pangshing, drive to Jakar (altitude 2,750 m). En route to Jakarta, visit Mebar Tsho, the Burning Lake. Overnight at the Hotel Bumthang.