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Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

4 Nights 5 Days

Explore one of the beautiful treks in Bhutan’s destination of pristine, crystal clear thousands of lakes. On your journey, you will be treated to stunning views of the entire Himalayan ranges and some of the highest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Jhomolhari, Mt. Masang Gang, Mt. Jichu Drake, and many more. Our representative will sight you with the best of comfort. All our expeditions can be adjusted to suit your preference.

Day 1 Genekha – Gur

Distances: 45minutes drive, 5- 6 hours walk, camp Altitude: 3290m

Begin your day driving to Genekha village, a famous village producing matsutake and chanterelle mushrooms. Enjoy your walk through the terraced field and the rich alpine forest. Gradual ascend and descend with spectacular views will reach to campsites, amidst of colorful flowers. Overnight at campsites.

Day 2 Gur – Labatama

Distances: 6 hours walk, Camp Altitude: 4300m

Unfold your day enjoying the beauty of mountain vegetation in flowers. First, make a stopover at Pagalabtsa pass to enjoy a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan peaks. Then, continue your walk through yak herder camp and the valley, reached to campsites. Overnight at the grounds.

Day 3 Halt at Labatama

Spend your day exploring the lakes nearby. Our insightful representatives will comfortably narrate the mystic stories of the lakes. Having lunch nearby lakes with a breathtaking view is an adventurous experience for you. Relax and explore nearby beautiful places. Overnight at the campsites.

Day 4 Labatama – Panka

Distances: 5-6 hours walk, Camp Altitude: 4000m

Begin with a gentle walk up to saddle (4520m). Make a stopover to enjoy a majestic prominent view of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Masanggang, Jichu Drake, Tsendagang, and other peaks. As you continue your walk through yak herder camp following the Doccha river, reaches to Campsites. Relax and enjoy watching Himalayan monal peasant here. Overnight at the campsite.

Day 5 Panka – Chamgang – Thimphu

Distances: 8 hours walk, Thimphu Altitude: 2334m

Continue your walk through the impressive passes and flowers till you reach the junction (separating trial to Wangdue phodrang and Halakha). Enjoy your lunch and do a gradual climb to Tale la pass. Stopover to enjoy the view. Continue your walk through rich forest and rhododendron, crossing Talakha monastery reach to Chamgang village. Finally, you reached Thimphu city with a 20-minute drive. Overnight at the hotel.

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)