Dagala Thousand Lake trekking in Bhutan is a wonderful trekking trail that passes through alpine lake village and Human settlement coniferous oak forest in Bhutan. The mountain of Dagala is divided into two well famous valleys of Wangdi and Thimpu. The Dagala Thousand lake trek starts from Khoma nearby Thimpu and to ends also the near to Thimpu the place is called Simtokha. The trails are mostly rich with, flora and fauna, many species of bird and alpine flowers. This trek gives you really greater enjoy full adventure experience from grazing land with fauna.
Dagala Thousand lake trek is nearby Thimpu, it is an attractive large number of high elevation lakes. The raised ground is as well as grazing land for yaks in the summertime. This trek is very easy the most trekking days are shorter but some places are quite long steep ascends. This trek provides you unforgettable adventure experience in Bhutan in your lifetime.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Your Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek starts with a flight to Paro. If from Delhi/Kathmandu the flight over the Himalayas is one of the most spectacular experiences one will ever experience. You will fly past Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, and the entire Himalayan range visible on the left side. Upon landing at Paro you will be met by our representative.
Drive to Thimphu 2 hours.
Overnight at a Hotel.
Morning starts the sightseeing with Zelukha Nunnery, National Library, Memorial Chorten of Late King, Handicrafts Emporium, Post Office, School of Arts & 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.
Overnight at Hotel.
In the morning continue the sightseeing. After lunch you will drive to the starting point of your trek You drive for 29km (1 hour approx) to a road junction on the Thimphu-Paro highway after which you take an uphill drive for 16 km on a dirt road (2 hours approx).
Camp at Geynikha 2950 masl.
Trek Day 1 – Start of Trek: Distance 5 km and walking distance 4 hours. Starting at Geynikha 2950m and camp at Gur 3350m. Today your trek will take you through alpine flora and fauna (different kinds of birds can be seen). 2 hours of gradual uphill walk and rest at a huge rock platform reveals the beauty of nature below. Another 2 hours walk ends the days’ trek.
Trek Day 2: Distance 12 km and walking time 5 hours. Starting at Gur and camp at Labatamba (4300m) The trek today will cross the ridges and amidst flowers and wild asparagus (in spring) with the mountainside meadows which will freshen the trekkers with poetic sentiments. You will see the spectacular view of the Dagala range, meadows, and yak herders camp from the first pass you will be crossing at 4240m. Lunch will be served nearby a yak herders camp. After lunch walk for about 2 hours across hills and meadows.
Camp near Utsho lake where plenty of golden trout flourishes.
Trek Day 3: Excursion to nearby lakes.
Trek Day 4: Distance 8km and walking time 4 hours. Starting at Labatamba and camp at Panka (4000m) Today you start your day’s trek for 20 to 30 minutes uphill 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.
Trek Day 5: Distance 8 km and walking time 4 hours. Starting at Panka and camp at Talakha (3080m) The days’ trek will be passing several passes each revealing its own beauty. Lunch will be at a junction that leads to Wangduephodrang. After lunch around 1 hour, a gradual climb brings you to the last of the Dagala range from where you will have a spectacular view of Thimphu.
Camp near Talakha monastery and village.
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 road head above Simtokha Dzong. Drive to Thimphu (20 minutes). Afternoon at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
Morning at leisure or if today is a Saturday or Sunday then visit the Weekend Market. Early lunch and then drive to Paro (2 hours) and sightseeing. Visit the National Museum, drive to Drukgyel Dzong, evening explore Paro town.
Your Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek terminates today so after breakfast, your representative will help you with the exit formalities and bid you farewell, and wish you a happy journey back home.