Gangkhar Phuensum literally means the “three sibling Mountains” which is the source of three major rivers of Bhutan. It is also the site of the world’s highest unclimbed mountain peak (7,514m).
This trek follows the course of the Dhur river most of the way to the foot of Gangkar Phuensum through lush valleys and forests of bamboo groves and blue pine.
|Grade/Difficulty||ModerateModerate to strenuous routes involve walking for more than four hours in a day and there will a noticeable change in altitude of the route. These routes will also involve going over one or two mountain-passes with a number of steeps ascents thrown in. to HardStrenuous and hard routes are extremely challenging and demand walking through harsh terrain for more than seven hours a day. Altitude of the route changes significantly and can up to and beyond 5,000m. The route will have numerous steep climbs and mountain passes to cross. These treks meant only for seasoned and professional trekkers normally lasts more than a week and can stretch to three weeks or more.|
|Group size||2-20 max|
|Accommodation||Hotel and Camping|
|Seasons||Mar-May and September – November|
|Departure Dates||Twin Share||Single Supplement||Booking||Remarks|
|24th March 2016||US$2608||US$2743||Open||Arrive earlier to attend Paro festival 19 -23 March|
|15th Oct 2016||US$2608||US$2743||Open||Arrive earlier to attend Thimphu festival 11 -13 Oct|