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Trekking ToursTrekking after the cultural tours brings in most tourist to Bhutan. Trekking in Bhutan range from an easy 3 days trek to a month long snowman trek which involves crossing 12 high mountain passes and is considered as one of the toughest treks in the world. Trekkers reach as high as 5320 meters with camp sites at over 5100 m. The demand for walking uphill and thin mountain air can prove to be a challenge as your trek in Bhutan and will test your physical and mental fitness. The Treks in Bhutan ranges from following walking trails used by villagers to commute from one village to other and taking ancient trade routes in the high mountains taking you to unsettled areas.

Most of the trek routes and infrastructures are maintained by and directly benefits the village community and farmers living in the far flung areas.

During the entire trek you will be accompanied by a certified trekking guide and other CRUISIN’ TO PARADISE camp crew. Utmost care is taken for the safety of the trekkers and on the cases of medical emergencies the guests shall be airlifted to the nearest medical facilities.

Kindly note that the duration mentioned below is for the actual treks, and does not include the time taken to reach the starting point. This is to provide our guests the flexibility of incorporating additional sightseeing destination or simply to trek in the shortest time possible.

The best trekking time is from March till early November and treks in Bhutan can be broadly put into easy, medium or hard in accordance to the difficulty.

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Trekking after the cultural tours brings in most tourist to Bhutan. Trekking in Bhutan range from an easy 3 days trek to a month long snowman trek which involves crossing 12 high mountain passes and is considered as one of the toughest treks in the world. Trekkers reach as high as 5320 meters with camp sites at over 5100 m. The demand for walking u...

Bumthang Cultural Trek

This is a fairly easy three-day trek that takes you through beautiful valleys and along clear, trout-filled rivers. Bumthang is often known as the ‘cultural heartland’ of Bhutan and there are plenty of ancient temples to visit during the hike. In addition to the numerous lhakhangs there are also a number of small villages where you can stop and...

Bumthang Owl Trek

This three day trek around Bumthang offers both fantastic views of an unspoiled natural environment endowed with a diverse array of flora and fauna as well as an opportunity to visit ancient Buddhist temples and monasteries. The trail takes you though forests of blue pine, birch, maple, spruce, juniper, bamboo and a beautiful, rugged landscape drap...

Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

This six day trek takes you into an area adorned with a multitude of pristine, crystal clear lakes. As you walk amidst the shimmering lakes you’ll be treated to stunning views of the entire Himalayan mountain range and some of the world’s highest peaks including Mt. Everest, Jomolhari, Masang Gang, Jichu Drake, Gangche Ta and many more. During ...

Druk Path Trek

The six day trek is the most popular trek in the country as it passes through a gorgeous natural landscape of blue pine forests, high ridges and pristine lakes while at the same time offering the opportunity to visit some ancient lhakhangs, dzongs and villages. The Druk Path Trek is also a fairly easy hike to undertake as the distances between rest...

Duer Hot Springs Trek

This is one of the most challenging treks available in Bhutan and route partially overlaps with the trail of the legendary Snowman Trek, the most difficult trek in the world. This grueling nine day journey will take you up to the Duer Hotsprings, arguably the most beautiful hot springs in the Himalayas. The trail has numerous steep ascents and desc...

Gangtey Trek

Although the trek is possible throughout the winter, the best time for the Gangte Trek is between March-May and September-November. It is a short and relatively easy trek with several beautiful villages and monasteries en route. The trail winds through forests of juniper, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendrons and over small streams of cold, clear moun...

Jomolhari Laya Gasa Trek

The Laya-Gasa Trek is considered one of the most scenic treks in Bhutan, offering amazing views of some of the most pristine and unspoiled landscapes in Bhutan. This fourteen day, 217 km journey begins at Drukgyel in Paro and takes you through gorgeous alpine meadows, high mountain passes and dense sub-tropical jungles before terminating in Damji i...

Jomolhari Loop

Jomolhari Loop is the shortest of the Jomolhari trekking routes, which are the most popular treks in Bhutan. With altitude differences of 2,500m and nearly 5,000m it offers a wide range of landscapes, fauna and flora. The highlight of this trek is the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from Jomolhari Basecamp (Jangothang). Trekkers who want to avo...

Jomolhari Trek

Jomolhari Trek is longer than the Jomolhari Loop – the most popular trekking routes in Bhutan. With altitude differences of 2,500m and nearly 5,000m it offers a wide range of landscapes, fauna and flora. The highlight of this trek is the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from Jomolhari Basecamp (Jangothang). ...

Merak Sakteng Trek

Merak-Sakteng stands out as a distinct attraction in Bhutan. Unlike anywhere else in the country, it offers a visitor to experience a unique semi-nomadic lifestyle, culture and vernacular in one of the most scenic pastoral valleys in the protected area of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) in Trashigang Dzongkhag (District), in Eastern Bhutan. It is ...

Nabji Korphu Trek

This one week trek offers a short, easy and enjoyable journey around scenic Trongsa Dzongkhag. The climate is warm and pleasant as the trail stays between 1000-1500m in altitude and there is a wide array of flora and fauna observable along the route including the rare Golden Langur, Red Pandas, Himalayan Black Bears, Rhesus Monkeys, Rufous-necked H...

Punakha Winter Trek

This is a short and easy trek through Punakha, the ancient capital of Bhutan. The altitude of the trail covers almost a thousand meters in range but the slopes are mostly gradual and should not present hikers with much difficulty. This hike follows the old foot trail from Thimphu to Punakha passes through several villages, forests and rice fields. ...

Samtengang Winter Trek

This four day trek is a short and pleasant journey from Punakha to Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag. It is a fairly easy trek as the altitude only ranges between 1100-1900m and the climate is warm throughout the hike. The path takes you through forests of rhododendron and oak, through the villages of Sha and Chungsakha and across the longest foot bridge i...

Snowman Trek I

The Snowman Trek is an extension of the beautiful Laya Gasa Trek, and leads from Laya into high altitudes of the Bhutanese Himalayas. It takes tough and enduring trekkers into the Lunana region and further on to Gangkhar Puensum and Bumthang or down to Sephu in Trongsa district, depending on which route you choose. The Snowman trek leads through th...

Snowman Trek II

The Snowman Trek is an extension of the beautiful Laya Gasa Trek, and leads from Laya into high altitudes of the Bhutanese Himalayas. It takes tough and enduring trekkers into the Lunana region and further on to Gangkhar Puensum and Bumthang or down to Sephu in Trongsa district, depending on which route you choose. The Snowman trek leads through th...

Wild East Rodung La Trek

While the Rodung La Trek does not ascend to very high altitudes, it is still fairly challenging as the trail covers some fairly steep climbs and descents. The trail takes you from Bumthang in Central Bhutan to Trashiyangtse in the far eastern reaches of the kingdom. The route was once an important trade road in the past but has fallen into disuse n...

Paro Bumdra Trek – Options 2/3 days

Trekking in Bhutan is unlike anywhere else in the Himalayas. Whether taking an easy flat stroll or an arduous hike, guests will experience crystal clear air, sensational views and very often have the trek route to them. All parties are accompanied by a trained guide, a cook, an assistant, at least one horseman and all treks are accommodated in ten...