SAMTENGANG WINTER TREK (4 days)

Day 1: Punakha to Limukha
Distance: 12km
Trek time: 4 hours
Camp altitude: 1,980m
After passing the majestic Punakha Dzong you cross a footbridge over the Pho Chhu and walk up to Shengana. This is the longest bridge in Bhutan. You then climb gradually through the forest until you reach Limukha. Make sure you are carrying enough water as you won’t find any on the way to Limukha.

Day 2: Limukha to Chhungsakha
Distance: 14km
Trek time: 5 hours
Camp altitude: 1,550
The path leads through rhododendron and oak forests to Chhungsakha. Chhungsakha is a small village of about 10 houses. You’ll find a holy stone and an impressive Cyprus tree here that are reminders of Drukpa Kuenley, the “divine madman”.

Day 3: Chhungsakha to Samtengang
Distance: 13km
Trek time: 5 hours
Camp altitude: 1,830
Today you will walk downhill until you cross Pho Chhu before climbing again through the village of Sha on your way to Samtengang. Near the school in Samtengang you will see a small lake and your campsite is right next to it.

Day 4: Samtengang to Chhuzomsa
Distance: 15km
Trek time: 5-6 hours
The trail leads steeply downhill on a treeless slope to the road head at Chhuzomsa

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