8 Nights 9 Days – Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

8 Nights 9 Days – Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

Highlighting the best spectacular destinations starting your journey from Paro, drive to Thimphu, a place of mesmerizing natural beauty, a majestic landscape, learning significant Bhutan’s culture and exploring the Dagala Thousand Lake Trek.

  • Arrival in Bhutan Upon Landing in Paro International Airport, meet with our representative who will lead the journey throughout your stay in Bhutan).
  • Transfer to Thimphu (Capital city of Bhutan) and Check-in to Hotel.
  • Explore Thimphu valley, home to the seat of Bhutan’s Royal Government and Central Monastic Body.
  • Join yourself with elderly people circumambulating the National Memorial Chorten, one of the most visible religious structures in Thimphu.
  • Cherish the fascinating panoramic view of Thimphu City from Buddha Dordenma, one of the biggest sitting Statue of Buddha in the world.
  • Leisure in Thimphu City.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Thimphu.

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation: Pedling Hotel & Spa (3*) or Similar

  • Breakfast at hotel and visit more exciting sites in Thimphu today.
  • Take a short hike to Wangditse Nature Trail and capture the admirable view of Thimphu Valley.
  • Observe the fascinating odd looking animal Takin, Bhutan’s National Animal.
  • Visit the Zilukha Nunnery to discover the lifestyle of nuns residing in the monastery.
  • Lunch at Simply Bhutan Restaurant.
  • Eye witness the fascinating testimony of the Bhutanese material culture and living traditions at Folk Heritage Museum.
  • Take a chance to make your own traditional paper at Jungshi Paper Factory using Bhutanese ancient methods.
  • Take a walk by the busiest Centenary Farmer Market where fresh Bhutanese produce are available.
  • Visit Tashi Chhoe Dzong known as the “Fortress of the Glorious Religion”, the fortress houses the throne room and office of his majesty the King of Bhutan.
  • Leisure in Thimphu City.
  • Dinner at Hotel.
  • Overnight at Thimphu.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Pedling Hotel & Spa (3*) or Similar

  • Early breakfast at hotel and drive to Genekha village.
  • Today your trek will take you through alpine flora and fauna (wonderful variety of birds can be seen).
  • Two hours of gradual uphill walking and then a rest at a huge rock platform.
  • Another two hours of walk reach Gur, an area of yak pastures located just below the main trail.
  • Overnight camp at Gur.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DISTANCE 5KM | 4 HOURS | 550M ASCENT | DESCENT 210| CAMP ALT 3,290M

  • The trek today will take you across ridges and through mountainside meadows.
  • You will have a spectacular view of the Dagala Range, and you will encounter a yak herders camp.
  • Your trek will end near Utsho lake which is known for its golden trout.
  • Camp at Labatamba (4300m).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DISTANCE 12KM | DURATION 5-6 HOURS | 1,220M ASCENT | DESCENT 110 | CAMP ALTITUDE 4,300M

  • This day will be dedicated to relaxing and recuperating at Labatama.
  • It is an ideal to take an excursion to any of three nearby lakes: Reli Tsho, Hen Tsho and Jama Tsho.
  • Hikers are encouraged to take the opportunity to engage in some trout fishing (permits are required beforehand) as the location is ideal.
  • Overnight at Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Today your trek starts with a 30 minute climb before descending down the valley.
  • You will get very good views of the Western Himalayan range inside Bhutan.
  • The trek will take you through meadows, lakes and shrubs. Camp at Panka (4000m).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DISTANCE 8KM | DURATION 6-7 HOURS | 260M ASCENT | DESCENT 520 | CAMP ALTITUDE 4,000M

  • Today, you will be crossing several passes, each one more impressive than the other. Different varieties of Blue Poppy (June-July) and mountain birds can be found on the trail.
  • Lunch at the point, where one trail leads to Talakha and other to Wangduephodrang. After lunch, an hour’s gradual climb brings you to the last pass, Tale La (4180m) from where the views of Dagala range and Thimphu Valley is amazing.
  • Start a long descent through forest of spruce, birch, juniper and rhododendrons to Talakha Goempa (3080m).
  • From the Talakha Goempa, you will hike down through mixed vegetation, apple orchards and feeder road to the Village of Chamgang. Your car will be waiting here to transfer you to Thimphu.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Pedling Hotel & Spa (3*) or Similar

DISTANCE 14KM | DURATION 7- 8 HOURS | 180M ASCENT |1540M DESCENT

  • Early breakfast at hotel and drive to Paro Valley and Tiger’s Nest Base/ Parking Lot.
  • Hike to the most pilgrimage site in Bhutan, Taktsang Monastery or Tiger’s Nest is the most stunning and popular landmark in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
  • Lunch at Taktsang Cafeteria Experience and enjoy playing Bhutanese Traditional Archery.
  • Experience the unique Bhutanese local way of wellness which combines the minerals of a hot stone bath with the healing khempa herb.
  • Dinner at Local Farm House.
  • Overnight at Paro.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Dewachen Resort (3*) or Similar

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Our representative will transfer you to Paro International Airport and fly towards your next destination, we look forward to seeing you again in this beautiful land of Happiness.

Meals : Breakfast

Tashi Delek!

  • Private guided tour
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government approved 3 star hotels
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Private licensed tour guide
  • Private vehicle (SUV/BUS)
  • Private experienced driver
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Government Sustainable development fees ($65 per person per night)
  • All Government taxes and surcharges
  • Entry fees & route permits in all places of interest
  • Bank wire transfer charges of $40 (one time only)

 

  • Flight into Bhutan (Can be arranged with us)
  • Hotel stay outside Bhutan
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Alcoholic drinks/Beverages
  • Travel insurance

 

  • April, May, June and
  • September, October
  • Prior to your trip to Bhutan you need to wire transfer the full tour payment with Bhutan Peaceful Tours and Treks specified as the ultimate beneficiary.
  • After the wire transfer is completed, the receipt copy should be emailed to us as our reference for your tour confirmation.
  • Please note that it takes minimum two to three working days for the payment to be deposited in our local Bank.





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