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Bumdra Trek

1 Night 2 Days

Bumdra Trek is One of the short and beautiful treks in Bhutan, boasting scenic and historical legacies adventuring in stunning landscaped, spectacular views of Himalayan ranges and visiting the most revered pilgrimage sites in Bhutan. Bumdra means – Rock of one hundred thousand footprints. The legends say that a hundred thousand Dakinis (Celestial female beings) descend here and left their footprints on the rock way back to 800years ago. Explore numerous sacred, holy caves of angels and Tiger's Nest monastery on your journey.

Day 1 Sangchhokor – Bumdrak

Distance: 20-30 drives, 7k hike, 3-4hours hike, Camp Altitude: 3500m

Begin your day by driving 20- 30 minutes to Sangchhokor monastery to start your hike. Then, ascend uphill on your pace, enjoying the spectacular view of Paro and Do chhu valley along with colorful prayer flags. Continuing your Trek uphill offers you amazing views of Himalayan ranges and meadows adorned with prayer flags and enjoy the sweeping views of landscapes surround the campsite and the holy place.

Day 2 Bumdrak -Tiger’s Nest Monastery – Paro

Distances: 15k Duration: 5-6 hours

Enjoy the beautiful sunrise in the morning. After your breakfast:

  1. Descend to Tiger’s Nest monastery experiencing the lovely walk through the Rhododendron forest and essential sites of Guru Rinpoche (Zangdopelri).
  2. Make a stop at the bird’s eye view before reaching Tiger’s Nest monastery.
  3. Spend some time at the monastery and climb down through beautiful pine trees until you to the base of the sanctuary.

Trekking Equipment

  • Trekking cook, supporting staff for the trekking
  • Camp assistance
  • Kitchen equipment & utensils
  • Horse
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mats
  • Foam Blankets
  • Tents

ASTER TOURS & TRAVEL’S Bhutan Trekking Operation

Unlike others, our trekking operation is luxurious, different, comfort and personalized on your journey. You will be joined by our experienced and knowledgeable trekking guide, trekking assistances, experienced trekking chef, horseman to complete the wilderness experiences in Bhutan. Every halt will be in the tents as you opt for luxury or standard trekking packages as clients prefer. Our personalized service will treat you from the steps you head-on, cups of hot tea or coffee in every arrival to campsites or resting location, horse or yaks will carry your belonging, food will be prepared as designed menu. In one sentence, everything will be ready and prepared before your arrival.

Challenges on Trails

Trekking in Bhutan involves physical challenges as you hike or walk into hills, passes, dense forest, harsh terrain with changes in elevation in the mountains, weather changes, and muddy trails as unexpectedly showers in the areas, encountering snows in the mountains and passes as your Trek go on. But, avoiding your disappointments, every challenge and hardship you put on, you will be rewarded with amazing unique experiences and magnificent destinations.

Our Trekking Team

In every Trek, our experienced, knowledgeable, trained trekking guide will lead you to complete your trekking journey, making it into one of your lifetime memories. Every individual crew plays a vital role in the mission’s success, supporting each other in the supervision of the guide and chef. All are more experienced, have good knowledge of the destination, are tough to fight against every misfortune, and are well trained in emergency first aids and mountain sickness.


In every destinated campsite, Lavish food items are served with our chef’s designed food menu. Every food item is delicious, hygienic, organic, which can boost your energy. Bottle of water and boiled water are served as per your needs.

Packing List for Trek

Technical Clothing



  • Down Parka
  • Warm fleeces Jacket
  • Comforatble Trekking boot
  • Lightweight shoe
  • Rain Gear
  • 4 Trekking socks
  • 2long Sleeve Capilence shirts
  • 2 Capilence bottom
  • 2trekking shirt (Non-Cotton)
  • Trekking Pants
  • Pair of shorts
  • Bandana
  • Gloves
  • Warm hats
  • 2pair sunglasses
  • Small Day pack
  • Waterproof duffel for gear
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Trekking poles
  • Mudguard
  • Headlamp or torch
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Earplugs
  • Water bottles
  • Insulated Drinking mugs
  • Small Towels
  • Plastic bags to keep your gear dry
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Medical Kit
  • Low weight toilet articles
  • Sunscreen, Lip screen
  • Water purification tablets
  • Energy bars
Package Inclusions
  • Accommodation at 3star Hotels or Resort
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Tea/coffee & bottle of water on the trip
  • Airport transfer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private luxury vehicles/driver and English speaking trekking guide for internal transfer and sightseeing
  • All touring and Monument pass
  • Visa & Route permit processing assistance
  • Flight reservation assistances
  • Tradition game of Archery/ darts at chosen Hotels/Resort
  • Local farmhouse dinner
  • Sustainable development fee ($65 per night)
  • Bhutan visa fee ($40 person)
  • Museum & other entry fees
  • Bhutanese Gho & Kira (traditional costumes of Bhutan to wear on your trip)
  • Bhutanese Sim Card (1 tourist sim card in the group)