Eastern Bhutan Trek

Exploring Eastern Bhutan through trekking offers a unique perspective on this region’s pristine landscapes, rich culture, and remote communities.

Trek Details:


  • The trek encompasses a variety of terrain, including lush forests, terraced fields, remote villages, and mountainous landscapes.
  • Trails may vary from well-defined paths to rugged terrain, requiring a moderate level of fitness and trekking experience.


  • Accommodation during the trek includes camping in scenic locations or homestays in local villages.
  • Camping equipment such as tents, sleeping bags, and cooking facilities will be provided for a comfortable camping experience.
  • Homestays offer a unique opportunity to interact with local families, experience Bhutanese hospitality, and learn about traditional customs and lifestyle.

Duration and Difficulty:

  • The trek typically spans over several days, with daily treks ranging from moderate to challenging.
  • While the trek is suitable for trekkers with a moderate level of fitness, some sections may involve steep ascents and descents.
  • Acclimatization to the altitude is essential, especially for those flying into Paro from lower elevations.

Guided Experience:

  • Trekkers will be accompanied by experienced guides and support staff who are familiar with the trekking routes and local customs.
  • Guides will provide insights into Bhutanese culture, history, and natural environment, enhancing the overall trekking experience.


Cultural Immersion:

  • The trek offers an immersive experience into Bhutanese culture, allowing trekkers to interact with local communities, visit monasteries, and witness traditional practices such as weaving and farming.
  • Trashiyangtse, with its historical landmarks and vibrant arts scene, serves as a cultural highlight of the trek.

Scenic Beauty:

  • Eastern Bhutan is renowned for its pristine natural landscapes, including dense forests, cascading waterfalls, and panoramic mountain views.
  • Highlights of the trek include the picturesque villages of Radhi, Phongmey, and Chaling, offering stunning vistas of the surrounding valleys and mountains.

Remote Exploration:

  • Trekking in Eastern Bhutan provides an opportunity to explore remote and lesser-known regions of the country, away from the tourist crowds.
  • The trek allows trekkers to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of modern life and immerse themselves in the tranquility of nature.

Authentic Encounters:

  • Homestays and interactions with local villagers offer authentic insights into Bhutanese way of life, fostering cultural exchange and mutual understanding.
  • Trekkers have the chance to participate in daily activities such as farming, cooking, and traditional ceremonies, gaining a deeper appreciation for Bhutanese traditions.


Day 1: Arrival in Paro

  • Arrive at Paro International Airport.
  • Transfer to your hotel and settle in.
  • Depending on your arrival time, you may explore Paro town or rest to acclimate to the altitude.
  • Overnight stay in Paro.

Day 2: Paro to Trashigang (Flight)

  • Take a scenic flight from Paro to Yongphula Airport in Trashigang.
  • Upon arrival, meet your guide and start the trek.
  • Trek to Radhi Village, known for its traditional weaving.
  • Explore the village and interact with the locals.
  • Camping or homestay in Radhi.

Day 3: Radhi to Phongmey

  • Trek from Radhi to Phongmey, passing through lush forests and terraced fields.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Visit Phongmey Monastery and immerse yourself in its serene atmosphere.
  • Camping or homestay in Phongmey.

Day 4: Phongmey to Chaling

  • Continue the trek from Phongmey to Chaling, ascending through scenic landscapes.
  • Pass by remote villages and encounter local communities.
  • Camping or homestay in Chaling.

Day 5: Chaling to Trashiyangtse

  • Trek from Chaling to Trashiyangtse, the cultural hub of Eastern Bhutan.
  • Visit Trashiyangtse Dzong and Chorten Kora, a stupa built in the style of Nepal’s famous Swayambhunath Stupa.
  • Explore the town and its traditional arts and crafts.
  • Overnight stay in Trashiyangtse.

Day 6: Trashiyangtse to Trashigang

  • Drive from Trashiyangtse to Trashigang, the largest town in Eastern Bhutan.
  • Visit Trashigang Dzong, perched on a ridge overlooking the Gamri River.
  • Explore the bustling market and vibrant local culture.
  • Overnight stay in Trashigang.

Day 7: Trashigang to Paro (Flight)

  • Transfer to Yongphula Airport in Trashigang.
  • Take a flight back to Paro.
  • Rest and relax in Paro or explore any attractions you missed earlier in your trip.
  • Overnight stay in Paro.

Day 8: Departure from Paro

  • Transfer to Paro International Airport for your onward journey, concluding your Eastern Bhutan trek.

This itinerary provides a glimpse into the unexplored beauty of Eastern Bhutan, offering trekking adventures combined with cultural immersion and scenic flights. Adjustments can be made based on your preferences and available time.

The Eastern Bhutan trek promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of this enchanting Himalayan kingdom. With its diverse landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality, Eastern Bhutan offers a truly immersive and rewarding trekking experience. Whether camping under starlit skies or sharing stories with local villagers around a campfire, every moment of the trek is infused with the magic 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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