Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

The Dagala Trek, also known as the Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek, is a 5 to 6-day adventure through Bhutan’s breathtaking alpine landscapes. Starting near Thimphu, the circular route winds through the Dagala mountain range, passing by numerous lakes and high passes. Trekkers enjoy stunning views of the Himalayas, lush forests, and colorful wildflowers. Highlights include camping beside crystal-clear lakes and encountering yak herders. Moderately challenging, the trek is best enjoyed in spring or autumn for optimal weather conditions. Overall, it’s an unforgettable journey for outdoor enthusiasts seeking pristine wilderness and natural beauty.


Day 1: Thimphu to Genekha (Start of Trek)

  • Drive from Thimphu to Genekha Village (Approximately 1.5 hours).
  • Begin the trek from Genekha Village.
  • Hike to Gur Village, passing through rhododendron forests and small settlements.
  • Camp overnight at Gur Village.

Day 2: Gur Village to Labatama

  • Trek from Gur Village to Labatama, crossing the Gur La Pass (4,290 meters).
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and alpine landscapes.
  • Camp overnight at Labatama, near the beautiful Labatama Lakes.

Day 3: Exploration Day at Labatama

  • Spend the day exploring the pristine surroundings of Labatama.
  • Optional hikes to nearby peaks or lakes for stunning views and photography opportunities.
  • Relax and enjoy the tranquility of the alpine meadows and lakes.
  • Camp overnight at Labatama.

Day 4: Labatama to Panka

  • Trek from Labatama to Panka, crossing the Dala La Pass (4,360 meters).
  • Descend through yak pastures and rhododendron forests.
  • Camp overnight at Panka, a picturesque camping site.

Day 5: Panka to Talakha (End of Trek)

  • Trek from Panka to Talakha Village, passing through several small settlements.
  • Descend further through forests and meadows.
  • Reach Talakha Village, where the trek ends.
  • Drive back to Thimphu (Approximately 1 hour).
  • Overnight stay in Thimphu.

Day 6: Thimphu Sightseeing

  • Explore Thimphu’s cultural attractions, including the Tashichho Dzong, National Memorial Chorten, and Folk Heritage Museum.
  • Enjoy shopping for local crafts and souvenirs in Thimphu’s markets.
  • Overnight stay in Thimphu.

Day 7: Departure

  • Transfer to Paro International Airport for departure.

This itinerary provides a well-rounded experience of the Dagala Trek, allowing trekkers to immerse themselves in the stunning alpine landscapes and experience the unique culture of Bhutan.


  • All Transportation including pickups and Drops – Non A/C
  • All Accommodation
  • Meals CPAI (Only Breakfast)
  • All Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • All Immigration Formalities
  • Daily 1 Bottle Mineral water
  • 1 Tourist Sim-Card for a group
  • All Internal Taxes


  • Train/Airfares
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • 4 & 5 star accommodations and meals (On Request)
  • Other personal expenses like overseas calls, drinks, laundry, etc
  • Guide Charges
  • Museums & Monuments fee
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, Flight cancel, flight delay, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Anything which is not include in the itinerary.

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