Trip Highlights
  • Explore the isolated tracks with the Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek
  • Relish the views of the mesmerizing peaks like Jumolhari and so many more.
  • Make gracious memories visiting the ancient monastery of the Taktsang Monastery
  • Enjoy the special visit to the beautiful Sastam Chorten.
  • Get mesmerized with the wonders of Bhutan including its magical lakes

Dagala Thousand Lakes trek leads us to the discovery and experience of one of the hiddenand isolated path wayswhere you can enjoy the journey in relaxing tranquility. The amazing trekking adventure leads us through great elevations where the pristine lakes are proudly situated at. Dagala Thousand Lakes Hikeis certainly a whole combination of jaw dropping and surprising moments. Gloriousviews of mountains like the Jichu Drake, Masanggang, Jumolhari and many more can be enjoyed and experienced which will be brought together by Dagala Lakes trek package and Dagala Lake trek route. The whole trail brings us closer to the wondrous species of birds,varieties of flowers, joyous meadows as well as gracious villages in Bhutan.

“Anadventure of trekkingto the highest altitude of lakes which gives the majestic perspective of Bhutan within a 10 days”

A wider perception upon the Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek:

These 10 days Dagala Thousand Lakes trek connect us to the wonderful existence of mesmerizingly beautiful lakes which are as clear as crystal existing in an exceptional altitude. You will be totally wonder struck with the beautiful sights of the peaks which are extremely majestic. One can dive deeper into the existence of Bhutanese village in a traditional form and get closer to thefacts about locals livelihood along with their] culture. The best time to undertake the journey to Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek is somewhere between the September- October and the April-June. The journey brings us closer to the beauty and the tranquility of the landscapes which is sincerely stunning. One will relish the journey. The trip begins at the airport; our team from the Nepal Nomad will receive. After an early breakfast, we head towards the Badbalathang airport and then to the domestic flight of the Paro. Similarly, we do some Paro Sightseeing as we take a drive towards Taktsang Monastery which will lead us to Satsam Chorten within 2 hours to the viewpoint. We also pass through thebeautiful and grounded Village of Dagal which is at an elevation of 4,240 meters. While on the route to the base of the beautiful Valley, Labatamba, at 4300 meters, we will get to experience plenty of Golden Trout flourishing near the Lake of Utsofrom where we start heading toGur. We pass through the splendid Dagala Village at 4,240 meters. We also get to explore the beautiful place then we trace to the Panka which is at the altitude of the 4000 meters.We then make our way through the woods to the beautiful Goemba leading to the long descend and finally to the village of Talakha. Likewise, we start moving towards the steep way leading to Chamgangat the height of 2,640 meters from the transportation and then connect the journey to Thimphu. Finally after getting back to Thimphu we start the conclusion of the trek and leave the beautiful journey at rest.

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Itinerary

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At the airport, our team from the Nepal Nomad will receive. After an early breakfast, we head towards the Badbalathnag airport and then to the domestic flight of the Paro. We visit the Ta Dzong after lunch, which is a traditional watch over and has been there since the 1967. It is also one of the national museums of the Bhutan. We then visit the Rimpung Dzong which is also called as the Paro Dzong which was established in the 1646 by the Shabdung Ngawang Namgyal. We then take a brief walk to the ancient bridge of the cantilever. You will be able to see the beauty of the archery match in the action as this is considered as the national sport.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

Today we take a drive and head towards the Taktsang Monastery, where a brief drive will take us to the Satsam Chorten which takes about 2 hrs of walk to the viewpoint of the monastery. The hike then ascends towards the forests of the pine and the trees of the Spanish moss. The stupas are filled with the fluttering prayer flags and then we take some rest at the cafeteria of the Taktsang Jakhang. Built in the 1648 by the penlop of the Paro Gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay, the main Lhakhang was built around the Guru Rinpoche’s Meditation Cave in the 1648. This splendid monastery lies to the crest of the rock cliff and plunges about 900 meters into the valley. DorjiDrolo, said to be his favourite consort, Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava, the tantric mystic who brought Buddhism to Bhutan flew here on the back of a flying tiger.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

After an early breakfast we head towards to the Gyenika Gur. Built by the Thangthonh Gyalpo which is renowned as the Lama Chazampa also known as the Iron Bridge Builder, we view the beautiful Tamchong Monastery in the 15th century. Talking slightly about the history the Thang Thing Gyalopo (1385-1464), he was a saint who worked from the Tibet. Back in the 1433, he came to the Bhutan while looking for an Iron Ore. He made about 108 bridges across the Bhutan and the Tibet where the 8 in the Bhutan were built. The only surviving bridge is the TashiYangtse which is located in the Duksum in the Eastern Bhutan. We then head towards the Chuzom where the place meets the beautiful rivers connects the districts like Thimphu, Chhukha, Paro, Haa etc. One can see the beautiful Stupas which at Chuzom were built in Nepalese, Tibetan and Bhutanese. We head for an overnight drive to the Genekha Gur after lunch in Thimphu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Gur

We pass at the splendid Dagala Village which is at the altitude of the 4240 meters. En route to the foot of the beautiful broad Labatamba Valley, is at the altitude of the 4300 meters where the plenty of the Golden Trout flourish near the Utso Lake. In the vicinity, there are many lakes. We stay at the camp which is at the altitude of the 4300 meters. We then have dinner near the camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Labatamba

The path takes us to the beautiful side to the western part of the lake to saddle which is at the altitude of the 4500 meters where there are mesmerizing sights of the mountains. We then descend towards another lake which heads to the valley then we trace to the Panka which is at the altitude of the 4000 meters.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Panka

The path takes us to the pass crossing the north which is at the altitude of the 4000 meters where we ascend to the ridge which is at the altitude of the 4270 meters. We then see the sights of the beautiful Thimphu as well as the sights of the Dagala range far to the north. Through the forests to the splendid Goemba, we head towards the long descend and the Talakha village

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Talakha

We head towards the steep path to the Chamgang which is at the altitude of the 2640 meters from the transportation and then head to the Thimphu. After some lunch we rest for a while and then stroll around the town. We stay for an overnight and dinner in the Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chamgang

Day eight all the way to DO chula Pass where 108 stupas exists along with the journey to Punakha and its forests and other wonders leading us back to Punakha again. It’s our final night at Bhutan before the departure.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Thimphu

After an early breakfast, we head to the airport and then bid the farewell to the beautiful kingdom Bhutan.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Thimphu

What's Included

  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
  • Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room Supplement Extra US $: 40 per room per night.
  • All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes
  • Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments only
  • Visa Fee.
  • Guide.
  • Sightseeing.
  • Bottled water.
  • * Air fares.
  • * Insurance Premiums,
  • * Payments for service provided on a personal basis.
  • * Cost for any services not mentioned in the "Cost Include head".
  • * Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • * Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services.

USEFUL INFORMATION

While on Trek, the cost covers:

- Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED) nu.1000

- 3 meals a day,

- Service of cook & Helper,

- Guide, Sleeping Tent,

- Mess Tent, Kitchen Tent & Toilet Tent,

- Ponies to carry supplies,

- Royalty.

- We will provide you with sleeping mats but you have to bring your own sleeping bags.

Things to bring for a trek in Bhutan:

• Personal clothing: strong normal clothing (according to season). Preferably cotton, even for summer, woolen clothing for the evening and winter.

• Strong comfortable trekking boots – water-resistant for the rainy period-June-August.

• Sunscreen

• Flash light

• Rain coat (especially for rainy period –June-August)

• Head gear/hat/cap; sun and rain protection

• Water pills – for extra caution in purifying stream; (boiled water is provided at all times during the trek)

• Aspirin – incase of altitude sickness

• Lots of socks

• Warm clothes.

Optional Items to bring for trekking in Bhutan.

• Sunglasses

• Head gear

• Folding umbrella (only for wet months — July and August)

• One towel

• Pillow case

• Wet-packed tissue paper.

• Pillow.