Bumthang - The spiritual heartland of Bhutan

Well-known as the spiritual heartland of Bhutan, Bumthang is home to some of the historic ancient Buddhist monasteries and temples including Jakar Dzong and Thangbi Goemba. The main highlights of Bhutan Bumthang Tours are not simply exploring its heritage, visiting traditional stone houses but also boasting a wide range of hiking opportunities along the picturesque mountain valleys – Ura, Chumme, Chokhor and Tang.

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Bumthang Quick Facts

Bumthang is well known as the spiritual heartland of this kingdom. This district is located in Northern Bhutan.

This is home to some of the most popular and ancient temples and monasteries in Bhutan – Jakar Dzong, Jambey Lhakhang, Tamzhing Lhakhang and Tharpaling Monastery to name a few.

One of the best outdoor activities to do in Bumthang is hiking. The best half-day Bumthang trek is to Pelseling Goemba which is a mixture of lush forest, sacred sites and small villages.

In 2017, Bumthang has a population of around 17,820 people in a total area of 2,717 square kilometres (1,049 sq mi).

Best time to visit Bumthang, bhutan

Bumthang experiences a cold climate throughout the year with the average temperatures are from 6°C to 17°C. If you are travelling to this place to take some of the best trekking trips, the best time to visit Bumthang is during Spring (March-May) when the flowers are full in bloom and the weather is relatively pleasant with clear blue skies.

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Royal Enfield Himalayan Motorbiking Trip

Royal Enfield Himalayan Motorbiking Trip

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Peaceful Bhutan

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Bhutan Off The Beaten Path Tour

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Romantic Honeymoon Trip in the Land of Happiness - Bhutan

Romantic Honeymoon Trip in the Land of Happiness - Bhutan

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Bhutan In-Depth Tour

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