Hikes & Treks

Walk around the villages in the north, central or the southern valley will expose the visitor to the traditional architecture, daily household activities, farming practices, culture, religion (visit to temples/ monasteries), community events, etc.

A nature lover or hiker has the option to explore the natural and cultural aspects of the valley. Depending on time availability, visitors have the option of choosing from a number of day hikes in and around the valley. Some of the popular day hikes include Gangtay nature trail (2 hours), Aeko-Shasila-Moel (4 hours), Kilkhorthang -Tsikona – Khemdro (3 hours), Risu lam from Gangphey – Kingathang (3 hours).

Longer treks to other destinations are also available. Some of the treks routes are

  1. Gangtay Trek Phobjikha – Chhuzomsa (2 days),
  2. Khemdro to Chendibji (7 hours), 3) Kumbu to Langtoe (4 hours),
  3. Tshalila to Rukubji (5 hours) and
  4. Zizi through Khebethang to Ada to Kamechu in Jigme Singye National Park (3 days).