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Bhutan Dagala Trek

Bhutan Dagala Trek

Overview And Highlights

This 11 days Bhutan tour package takes you into the lap of pristine landscapes decorated with crystal clear lakes and picturesque Himalayan backdrops. This trail passes through Bhutanese cultural villages which allow you unlock the hidden mystery of Buddhist culture and their way of life. Generally, Dagla Trek is short and exotic trek comprises of some long steep climb. You spend your entire trek visiting mesmerizing lakes, fishing and resting. Physical fitness is significantly important for Dagla trekking without having had previous high altitude experience resume. Dagla Trek also known as Thousand Lake Trek is graded as moderately difficult trek which is guided by alpine flowers, attractive meadows and diverse landscapes and wild creatures.

Chomolhari, Masang Gang, Tsenda Gang, Gangchhenta and world’s highest Mt. Everest fascinates the trek by its majestic looks.

Outline Itinerary

At a glance:

Day 1 Arrive - Paro by Druk-Air, travel to Thimpu

Day 2 Thimphu - Sightseeing

Day 3 Thimphu - Genekha

Day 4 Start of Trek Day 1 - Geynikha-Gur

Day 5 Trek Day 2 - Gur-Labatamba

Day 6 Trek Day 3 - Labatamba-Halt

Day 7 Trek Day 4 - Labatamba-Panka

Day 8 Trek Day 5 - Panka-Talakha

Day 9 Trek Day 6 End of Trek - Talakha-Thimphu

Day 10 Thimphu - Paro

Day 11 Farewells and departure.

Itinerary Expand All Close All

On landing at Paro you will be met by our representative. After Customs and Immigrations formalities, you will be escorted to the hotel.

 

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Dinner
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Hotel

We start off with Zelukha Nunnery, National Library, Memorial Chorten of Late King, Handicrafts Emporium, Post Office, School of Arts and Crafts and walk around Thimphu city for shopping of souvenirs from Bhutan. If this day falls on a Saturday or Sunday a visit to the Weekend Market is a must.

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BLD
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Hotel

The next morning we continue sightseeing. After lunch you will drive to the starting point of your trek.

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BLD
Accomodation
Guest House.

Trek Day 1 - Start of Trek : Distance 5 km and walking distance 4 hours.
Starting at Geynikha 2950m, you trek through alpine flora and fauna for two hours until a gradual uphill walk reveals the beauty of valley below.

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BLD
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Guest House.

Trek Day 2 : Distance 12 km and walking time 5 hours.
Starting at Gur, the trek today will go across the ridges. You will see flowers and wild asparagus (in spring). You will see a spectacular view of the Dagala Range, meadows and yak herders camp. Lunch will be served at a nearby a yak herders camp. After lunch we trek for about two cutting accross hills and meadows. In the evening we set camp near Utsho lake that contains plenty of golden trout.

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BLD
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Guest House.

On popular demand and because this is truly a beautiful and peaceful place, we have introduced a one-day halt.

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BLD
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Guest House.

Trek Day 4 : Distance 8km and walking time 4 hours.
Starting at Labatamba we trek for 20 to 30 minutes uphill before descending down the valley offering fantastic views of the Western Himalayan range inside Bhutan. The trek will take you through meadows, lakes and shrubs. We camp at Panka.

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BLD
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Guest House.

Trek Day 5 : Distance 8 km and walking time 4 hours
Starting at Panka, today we will be passing through several passes each reveling its own beauty. Lunch will be at a junction which leads to Wangduephodrang. After lunch, a one hour gradual climb brings you to the last of the Dagala range offering a spectacular view of Thimphu. We camp near Talakha monastery and village.

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BLD
Accomodation
Guest House.

Trek Day 6 - End of Trek : Distance 3 km and walking time 3 hours
Today's trek will be through alpine forest, mixed vegetation and apple orchards. The trek ends at the roadhead above Simtokha Dzong. From here the drive to Thimphu takes about 20 minutes.

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BLD
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Hotel

Morning at leisure or if today is a Saturday or Sunday then visit the Weekend Market. Early lunch and then drive to Paro for sightseeing. We visit the National Museum , drive to Drukgyel Dzong and in the evening explore Paro.

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BLD
Accomodation
Hotel

Farewell and Departure

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Breakfast

Trip Facts

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Duration:

11 Days

Maximum Altitude:

2950m

Trip Name:

Dagala Trek Itinerary

Trip Type:

Trekking

Route:

Paro - Thimpu - Geynikha - Gur - Labatamba - Panka - Talakha

Grade:

Easy to Exotic
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