Dagala Trek

11 Days

Dagala Trek is located in the Thimphu and Paro areas. Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek is one of the iconic trekking trails in Bhutan. The Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in Bhutan. The trek lasts for five days. During this time, you’ll experience and visit some of the amazing Lakes in the Mountains.

Exploring the Enchanting Dagala Thousand Lake Trek in Bhutan

This captivating journey offers an extraordinary experience for avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts alike. Embark on this expedition and prepare to be enchanted by the pristine beauty of the Bhutanese Himalayas.

In this trek of Bhutan, we will take you through an adventure hike, visiting numerous places.  This Trek in Bhutan is easy and short but there are some long steep climbs as well. Khoma (near Thimphu) will be the starting point for the trek and it will end at Simtokha (Thimphu). The highest point of the trek is 4300 meters.

Discovering the Dagala Range

Dagala is within the sublime folds of the Dagala Range. The Dagala Thousand Lake Trek takes you on a magical expedition through one of Bhutan’s most picturesque regions. Traverse the undulating trails and prepare to witness awe-inspiring vistas, lush meadows, and an abundance of diverse flora and fauna. This trek is a physical challenge and a spiritual and emotional journey as you connect with nature and immerse yourself in the peaceful surroundings.

Highlight of Dagala Thousand Lake Trek

The Dagala Thousand Lake Trek presents an unparalleled opportunity to connect with nature. Explore the untouched beauty of Bhutan’s Himalayas. Experience wonder and awe in each moment of this trek, from the rugged terrain to the shimmering lakes. Embark on this adventure of a lifetime and let the enchantment of the Dagala Range leave an indelible mark on your soul. Discover the magic of Bhutan and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Dagala Trek Cost

The cost of Dagala Trek includes sustainable development fees. There is no hidden cost and guests need not pay for anything except if they want to go shopping.

  • Solo travellers Cost USD 4640.00
  • 2 Pax Group Cost USD 4140.00 Per Person
  • 3 to 4 pax Group Cost USD 3800 Per Person.

Similar Places for Sightseeing


As you arrive at Paro airport, you will be received by our representative and you will be transferred to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Paro.

After breakfast, drive to Thimphu and Hike the recently opened Takin trail to prepare you for the next day’s trek. Afternoon visits the famous memorial chorten followed by the largest Buddha statue overlooking Thimphu valley. In the evening visit the oldest Simtokha Dzong in Bhutan. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

The adventure commences in the charming capital city of Thimphu, where you will depart for Genekha Village, the starting point of the Dagala Thousand Lake Trek. This scenic drive sets the tone for the trek, offering glimpses of the captivating Bhutanese countryside. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the serene ambiance and warm hospitality of the village.

As the sun peeks over the horizon, it’s time to lace up your hiking boots and embark on your first day of trekking. The trail winds through dense forests, alive with the melodies of birds and the rustling of leaves. The ascent to Gur Village is invigorating, rewarding you with panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. The village itself is a tranquil haven, allowing you to rest and rejuvenate amidst nature’s embrace.

On this leg of the journey, you will traverse meandering paths that lead you to the pristine Labatama region. Marvel at the emerald hues of the alpine lakes, glittering like precious gemstones amidst the verdant meadows. The tranquility of the surroundings and the crisp mountain air create an idyllic atmosphere for reflection and introspection. Don’t forget to capture these awe-inspiring moments with your camera.

Prepare to be spellbound as you explore the ethereal landscape of the Land of Thousand Lakes. Immerse yourself in the sheer serenity that envelops the region, punctuated only by the occasional chirping of birds or the gentle breeze rustling through the meadows. Indulge in a picnic by one of the picturesque lakes, surrounded by panoramic vistas that seem straight out of a fairy tale.

Bid farewell to the enchanting lakes and venture deeper into the heart of the Dagala Range. The trail leads you to Panka, a destination that offers breathtaking views of the entire valley. As you hike, keep your eyes peeled for sightings of Himalayan wildlife such as the elusive blue sheep or the majestic Himalayan monal. Each step brings you closer to experiencing the untamed beauty of Bhutan.

On the final day of your adventure, immerse yourself in the rich spiritual heritage of Bhutan as you visit the Talakha Monastery. Perched atop a hill, this sacred site offers panoramic views of the surrounding valleys. Take a moment to reflect on the transformative journey you have undertaken and cherish the memories created.

Afterward, descend to Thimphu, where you can relish the comfort of modern amenities while reminiscing about your extraordinary expedition.

(72 Kms, 3 hours’ drive). After breakfast, Drive to Wangdi via Dochula pass. We stop for a while at Dochula to view the magnificent Himalayas. While in Punakha, visit the Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal situated between Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River).

For many years until the time of the second king, it served as the seat of the Government. There was a smaller building here called Dzong Chu (Small Dzong) that housed the statue of Buddha. It is said that Zhabdrung ordered the architect, “Zowe Palep,” to sleep in front of the statue, while Palep was sleeping, Zhabdrung took him to Zangtopelri and showed him the palace of Guru Rimpoche in his dreams.

From his vision, the architect conceived the design for the new Dzong, which was never committed to paper. The Dzong was named Druk Pungthang Dechen Phodrang (Palace of Great Happiness).

The war materials captured during the battle with Tibetans are preserved here. Punakha is still the winter residence for his holiness the Je-Khenpo. Visit Chimi Lhakhang, also called the “Temple of Fertility” built by Lama Drukpa Kuenley, popularly known as the “Devine Mad man” during the 15th century. Dinner and Overnight in the Hotel.

After breakfast, head towards Thimphu. Than drive to Buddha Point to visit one of the largest Buddha Statue overlooking the Thimphu valley. The drive will take you uphill where you can view the whole Thimphu city. Lunch in Thimphu and drive to Paro. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Paro.

Day 11 :

Breakfast in the hotel, then drive to the airport for flight to your onward destination.
Tashi Delek! Best wishes!

Inclusion / Exclusion


  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
  • Accommodation in 3 and 4 Star Hotel combined.
  • All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
  • Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments only.
  • Visa Fee.
  • Airport tax.
  • Professional English speaking Trek Guide.
  • All Sightseeing in the country.
  • Hot stone bath and visit to farm house.
  • Service of cook and helper.
  • Sleeping tent, mess tent, toilet tent.
  • Ponies to carry supplies.
  • We will provide you with sleeping mats but you have to bring your own sleeping bags.


  • Insurance Premiums
  • Payments for service provided on a personal basis
  • Cost for any services not mentioned in the "Cost Include head"
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Bottle water, incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services


What are the flights available for dagala thousand lake trek?

  • Bangkok (Daily)
  • Kathmandu (Daily)
  • Delhi (Daily)

What hotels will be used for the trek?

  • Thimphu Hotel Seven Suites located centrally in town and you can have access to all nightlife from this place
  • Punakha Hotel Drupchu Resort
  • Gangtey Hotel Phobjikha 3 Star Hotel
  • Paro Rema Resort

What are the tour cancellation policies?

  • 90% refund for the tour cancelled 45 days prior to arrival date, payment transfer charges will be charged
  • 75% refund for the tour cancelled between 30 to 45 days prior to arrival date
  • No refund for the tour cancelled less than 30 days of arrival date and for the change of itinerary booking made for 4 star and 5 star hotels have to follow individual hotel’s cancellation policies.

What are the flight cancellation policies?

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Dagala Trek

Trip Info

  • Paro but Trek starts from Thimphu
  • Spring and Autumn Season is best for Trekking
  • Paro
  • Camping during the Trek in a Tent and 3 Star during Cultural Tour
  • All Meals [Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner]
  • 4112M