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    Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek - 6 Days

    5.00/5 from 7 reviews

    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Duration
      06 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
      Tour and Trek
    • Accommodation
      3 star Standard Hotels
    • Meals
      All Standard Meals throughout the trip
    • Vehicle
      Private Luxury Tourist Vehicles
    • Max. People
    Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek - 6 DaysMap
    • StartsThimpu, Bhutan
    • EndsParo, Bhutan

    About - Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek - 6 Days

    Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek is an extraordinary off-the-beaten trekking trail in the unspoiled land of Dragon, Bhutan, which offers an exclusive diversity of lakes, mountains, and natural beauties. This 6-day Dagala lake trek not just offers tranquility amidst the natural landscapes but also provides the beautiful ancient monasteries and temples which give light to the Buddhist culture. You won’t get the 1000s of lakes in the trek as the name suggests, it has come from mythical stories of how the place once considered thousands of lakes. The high mountain glacial lakes like Utsho Tsho, Relistho, Setsho. Hentsho and Jagestho lakes are the major attractions of the thousand lakes trek in Bhutan. 

    This trail offers stunning views of mountains, hills, lakes, and amazing landscapes. You will reach an altitude of 4,000m and might have to catch your breath once a while as you take a sharp and steep descent and ascend. Dagala lake's trek throws you into the arms of nature and blesses you with sight, unlike any place you have seen. Undoubtedly, no other experience can compare to the feeling of being disconnected from the hustle and bustle of this colorful world than walking through the remote mountain villages with views of the majestic Himalayas in the backdrops. 

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    Major Highlights of Dagala Lake Trek

    Camp Trekking

    Hiking through the lush green alpine forest, traditional Bhutanese village, and beautiful landscapes, and spending the night in the camp is a major attraction of the Dagala lake trek. Many people like the comfortness, interaction, and easy access to food and accommodations in the teahouse while trekking in mountains. But, if you want to get off the teahouse trails completely and want to experience the authenticity of trekking and hiking then Dagala lake trek is the best option for you while trekking in Bhutan. 

    Dagala Lakes

    One of the most famous, the beaten trekking trail offers astonishing views of Dagala lake. The best picturesque lakes with stunning views of the world’s highest mountain Everest along with many more beautiful snow-capped mountains. The six days trek is one of the most popular and famous treks in the country as the trail passes through the blue pine forest, high ridges, forest of fir, and dwarf rhododendrons at altitudes ranging between 2,500m to 4,200m. The trail also offers extraordinary views of Mt. Gangkar Puensum, the highest unscaled peak in the world.

    Best time to do Dagala thousand lakes trek

    The trek's highest point is the rest stop at Labatamba, which is at an altitude of 4,300 meters above sea level, which means it's not as high as some Bhutanese treks that reach above 5,000 meters. The trek can be done at any time of year, with the exception of the rainy season, which runs from July to August. The walk is best done in the spring and autumn, from April to June and September to November, respectively. The weather is ideal for hiking in Bhutan at this time, with bright skies, little rain, and temperatures that are neither too hot nor too cold. The walk can be done during the winter months, from December to February, because the altitude is not too high and the temperature is not too cold, with lows of roughly -2 degrees during the coldest months of the year.

    More Highlights of Dagala Lake Trek

    • Experience the stunning fortresses and monasteries in Thimphu. 
    • Get soak yourself in the beauty of Dagala Thousand lakes 
    • Enjoy the panoramic views of high-standing mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Jumolhari, Mt. Jichu Drake, MT. Tshering Gang, Mt. Tsende
    • Gang, Mt. Gangche Ta, Mt. Khangbum, and Mt. Masang Gang from the Dala Tsho lakeside.
    •  Walk through the lush green forest of Juniper, Birch, adorned with rhododendron meadows, amidst wildflowers and Himalayan Blue Poppy.
    • Stunning views of mountains, landscapes, beautiful terrain, and lakes. 
    • Experience the culture, village areas, and traditional things of Bhutanese people. 
    • Hike to the top of the reversed “ Tiger’s Nest” Monastery. 
    • Experience the most colorful and significant festival.

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    Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek - 6 Days Itinerary

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    What's Included

      All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport and hotel transfers
      Standard Options: Accommodation in Thimpu (Hotel Amodhara or Namseling Boutique Hotel) on a twin/double sharing basis.
      Luxury Options: 
      Accommodation in a tented camp during the trekking days
      All entrance fees to museums and monuments / A Bhutanese Tourist Visa fee
      Full board meals - standard breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & snacks.
      All ground transportation in a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
    • GUIDE:
      An experienced, helpful and friendly English-speaking Guide.
      Porter and pack animal services for trekking
      All Bhutanese staff & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, food & clothing.
      Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese Professional tour guides.
      Mineral drinking water during the tour
      All government taxes and official expenses.

    What's Excluded

      International flight airfare (from and to Paro) Please contact us at [email protected] to book a Bhutan flight.
      Travel Insurance (for trip cancellation, interruption, medical treatment, repatriation, etc.)
      Telephone Calls, Internet, laundry, soft drinks, beers, and any Alcoholic beverages.
    • FILMING:
      Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
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    • Group and Family Discounts
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    • TIPS:
      Tips for the guide & driver. (Tipping is Expected).
    • EXTRA:
      Any other services, activities or personal expenses, which are not mentioned in the itinerary and other items not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.

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      Ms. Amelia Wright
      United States of America (the), California

      Best Bhutan Trip

      From the moment I arrived until my departure, I felt well taken care of. The knowledgeable guides shared captivating stories, and historical anecdotes, and ensured that I had a deep understanding of Bhutan's culture and heritage. The accommodations were comfortable, showcasing traditional Bhutanese architecture and offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes.

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      Mr. Matthew Harris
      Canada, Toronto

      A memorable trip to Bhutan

      My tour of Bhutan was an extraordinary adventure that exceeded all expectations. The awe-inspiring landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and genuine warmth of the Bhutanese people left an indelible impression on me. Bhutan is a true gem, where tradition and modernity harmoniously coexist, and where the pursuit of happiness takes center stage. If you seek a destination that will enchant and inspire you in equal measure, a journey through the mystical kingdom of Bhutan is an absolute must.

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      Ms. Lily Adams
      United States of America (the), Newyork

      Trip of all time, Bhutan

      I recently had the extraordinary opportunity to embark on a tour of Bhutan, the enchanting land nestled in the heart of the Himalayas. From the moment I set foot in this breathtaking kingdom, I was spellbound by its natural beauty, rich culture, and warm-hearted people. Every aspect of my Bhutan tour surpassed my expectations and left an indelible mark on my soul.

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    Essential Information

    1. Access to Travel Bhutan:
    Bhutan’s national flag carrier Druk Air operates flights to Paro from Bangkok, Kolkata, Dhaka, Kathmandu and New Delhi. Travelers can fly to Bhutan International Airport in Paro as per their convenient destinations and departure tax will cost Ngultrum (Nu) 300 about US$ 7 for any destination.
    The overland entry and exit points are from the Indian state of West Bengal into Phuntsholing of southwest Bhutan. Phuntsholing is 4 hrs drive from Bagdogra, the nearest Indian airport, and a 6-7 hrs drive from both Gangtok (Sikkim) and Darjeeling. The drive from Phuntsholing to Thimpu capital city of Bhutan takes about 6 hrs.

    Note: Flight cost is not included in the trip price. Flight costs are different as per the flight sectors that you are taking. Druk air offer flights from the following location. We recommend you book your flight to Bangkok as they have an everyday flight to Paro and from Paro as well.
    Please let us know which route is more convenient for you, the cost of the flights is as below.

    2. Accommodations:
    Hotels in Bhutan are approved and classified by the government as grades A, B and C. These government-approved hotels are equivalent to 3-4 star hotels elsewhere. Based on availability at the time of booking, you will be accommodated in A-grade hotels in Paro and Thimpu and B-grade hotels in the rest of the places we stay. Accommodation in a tented camp during the trekking days

    3. Meals:
    All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are included during your stay in Bhutan. A variety of meals are available in most hotels the most popular being Indian, Chinese, and the more common continental food. Non-vegetarian dishes are generally available in most parts of Bhutan - pork, beef, chicken, and fish. The best advice is to ask the hotel and restaurant to recommend what is fresh and in season.

    4. Water Facilities:
    We will provide mineral water throughout your trip.

    5. Transportation on Journey: 
    Luxury Holidays will provide you private vehicle throughout your trip.

    6. Trip Start Dates:
    We will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date.

    7. Group Leader during the journey: 
    Luxury Holidays will facilitate you with the trained travelling guide in your group. The most significant thing that makes this tour enjoyable and memorable is the skilled, experienced, courteous and helpful leader. Our trip will be led by only the best and most professional leaders. All Luxury Holidays leaders are carefully selected on the basis of their appropriate experience, leadership skills and personal aptitude. With the objective of sustaining local communities, Luxury Holidays only employ local staffs who have adequate knowledge about the culture, ecosystem, flora, fauna, geography, and history of their local regions.

    8. Payment of the Due Balance:
    The rest amount of your trip can be paid in our office after your arrival or via online payment before your arrival.

    9. Vouchers:
    If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to the availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

    10. Bhutan Passport and Visas:
    All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months of validity from the return date. As you are unable to obtain visas to Bhutan you need to send your passport details to Luxury Holidays Nepal for visa applications at least 30 days prior to the departure date. (For more information about Bhutan visas)

    11. Bhutan Travel Group Size:
    Luxury Holidays don’t require a minimum and maximum size of group for any private tours to Bhutan. If travelers like to travel in Bhutan with friends, families, and colleagues are welcome to choose any tour package at your convenient time frame. We will be happy to organize a small group of like-minded people to give them an unforgettable experience and opportunity to interact with each other in a fun-filled environment.

    12. Personal Travel Insurance:
    We highly recommend you secure personal travel insurance. Which should be adequate to cover the loss of baggage or other personal belongings, medical expenses, cancellation, helicopter evacuation and other emergency costs, etc. If you do not have travel insurance you must have a credit card with at least a US$5000 balance.

    13. Trip Extensions/Add-on trips:
    If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to India and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal and Bhutan like Everest TrekAnnapurna TrekManaslu TrekPeak ClimbingNepal Tours, etc.

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