Footloose Bhutan offers you the chance to explore Bhutan’s incredible beauty, clean air, unspoiled and un-crowded trails that offer trekker an exhilarating and memorable experience. Trekking in Bhutan is an unforgettable experience - a journey to a remote land often far from civilization, a journey of cultural exchange, a journey back in time, a journey of discovery about others and about one's self; above all it is a complete and unique experience which satisfies adventurous ambitions and provides inner fulfillment.
You walk with a daypack, typically containing your camera, water bottle and small personal items. Pack animals will transport the rest of the equipment, along with camping gear and food. Excellent and nutritious meals are prepared by our experienced cooks and are served in our enclosed dining tent with tables and camp stools. Our private guides lead the way, explaining the sites and traditions and natural history of the area. Local staff handles all the camp chores.
We offer a variety of treks to suit every level of fitness and age. The descriptions provided here are brief. Please write for detailed information on the treks that interest you.When to Trek
For walkers the most appropriate trekking times are mid-March to mid-May and mid-September to the beginning of November. There are however also trekking routes that are better suited to Summer or Winter. Earlier in the year the light is sharper but the nights are very cold. In autumn, after the rainy season, the skies clear and the leaves begin to turn yellow. Between mid-June and mid-September one should expect regular rainfall.
This is a beautiful short, 3 day trek, traversing along a mountain path dividing the Haa and Paro valleys. The trek starts in Haa (bordering Sikkim and Tibet). Read More
A five day trek, which leads from Paro to Thimphu or the other way round, crossing the chain of mountains that separates the two valleys. This trek is wonderfully varied: beautiful scenery, good views of mountains and monasteries. Read More
Bumthang is one of the most spectacular valleys in Bhutan and also the heartland of Buddhism. The undulating and verdant valleys of Bumthang are known for their beauty, temples and palaces of historical significance. Read More
This is a superb eight-day trek. This classic trekking route cuts through dense, lush forests and ascends into the lofty realm above tree line, home of yak herders. We skirt the Bhutanese-Tibetan border near the foot of sacred Jhomolhari (7315m/23,995 ft), the second highest mountain in Bhutan. Read More
This fabulous seven-day trek goes into northern Bhutan to the base of Mount Chomolhari (7315m/23,995 ft). The summit of Chomolhari is considered to be the abode of the goddess Chomo. Read More
The people of Laya call their land Beyul, the hidden paradise. This trek takes you into the high-altitude wonderland of Laya village nestled at the foot of Mount Masagang (7,200m/23,615 ft). Read More
This trek journeys to the base of Bhutan’s highest mountain and world’s unclimbed peak “Gangkar Puensum”, following what used to be an important and ancient trade route to Tibet. It also leads to a high alpine pasture land where yak herders graze their animals. Read More
This is one of Bhutan’s finest trek. The route starts from Paro through high alpine country, to Chomolhari camp. It then goes via remote Lingshi to Laya and exits via Gasa and Punakha. Read More
This trek travels to the remote Lunana district and considered as the most difficult trek in the world. The combination of distances, altitude, weather and remoteness makes this a tough journey. Read More