Samtengang Winter Trek is short and easy trekking in Bhutan. It combines the cultural aspects of the local tradition and exploring the natural world. This trek is best enjoyed during the winter season when skies are clear and un-obscured Himalayan views can be seen. Furthermore, visit ancient monasteries, temples, and dzongs fortresses. Travel to Bhutan starts after a scenic flight over the Himalayas to the lush green valley of Paro. Go for cultural sightseeing at Paro and Thimphu then head out to Punakha.
The trek starts from Punakha Dzong passing through beautiful rhododendron forest to reach the trek start-in-point. After a night overnight, the hike starts the next morning passing over green forests enjoying nature, interacting with the locals and steadily hiking towards Samtengang. The trek eventually reaches Wangdue across paddy fields, farmhouses, and local villages. Samtengang trek requires an average level of fitness and for any trek enthusiasts who enjoy the trek, jungle walk including discovering new culture and tradition. After the trek, go for a hike to the Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ located outskirts of Paro town. Samtengang Winter Trek is for anyone likes trekking in the high Himalayan trails.