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Trekking in Bhutan – Bhutan Tours

Trekking in Bhutan is a unique experience unlike many of the more crowded treks offered in Asia. The variety of Treks range from a simple three day trek from the district of Thimphu to Paro (and vice versa) to the legendary Snowman’s Trek that takes veteran trekkers through some of the most exquisite spots in the country. The Snowman Trek is also labeled the World’s toughest trek as it goes over 12 mountain passes, all of them over 4,500m.

Almost all the treks offer a combination of natural discovery and an insight into the country’s delicate and unique daily life. Many of the trails take walkers past remote and ancient monasteries, through deep forests, and close to villages. The trail pass grasslands and pastures for livestock, and meadows of wildflowers, butterflies and grazing animals. Trekkers often get to spot blue sheep, takin and a variety of birdlife including wild peasants. Bhutan’s Treks are also famous for the majestic views of the Himalayan peaks that provide a sense of awe and wonder and a point of contemplation for trekkers along the way.

One of them is the Jhomolhari Trek where trekkers got to the base camp for Mt. Jhomolhari, Bhutan’s most deeply venerated peak on the border of Bhutan and the Tibet region of China. Trekkers often come back with a sense of the majesty of high altitudes, where life ticks to a different time. The Bumthang Trek is a cultural trek that takes you through villages and heritage sites in the valley.

Trekking is an ideal way to get a sense of the country -the purity of natural beauty and purity of ancient civilization of Bhutan.Bhutan has been identified as ten of the bio diversity hot spots of the world.The best idea to be close with the bio diversity that confines of 770 species of birds, 50 species of rhododendron and variety of medical plants and orchids, variety of wildlife like snow leopard, takin, blue sheep, tiger, water buffalo, etc., is trekking.To feel the Cool Himalayas nothing is ultimately better than trekking.

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