Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek- This six day trek in Bhutan will
take you to an area that is adorned with a multitude of pristine, crystal clear
Himalayan lakes. As you trek amidst the shimmering lakes, you will also be
treated to stunning views of the entire Himalayan mountain range and some of
the world’s highest peaks such as Mt. Everest, Jomolhari, Masang Gang,
Jichu Drake, Gangche Ta, and many more.
During the Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek in Bhutan, an entire
day will be spent dedicated to visiting some of the best picturesque lakes and also
for resting. The trail of the trek also takes you through several small villages
of Bhutan where you can visit the locals and get a good idea of the traditional
village life of Bhutan as you trek your way back from the lakes.
While the Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek in Bhutan is a somewhat
strenuous trek, it is well worth the effort because of the tranquility and the beauty of natural landscapes that you will encounter during the journey of the
trek. The best time to embark on this trek is between April-June or September–October.
Day 1: Gynekha – Gur
Distance 7 km | Time 5 hours | Ascent 550 m | Descent 210m |
Camp Altitude 3,290m
The Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek starts at the beautiful
Gynekha village and begins with a short descent down to the river. After
crossing the river you will start climbing until you reach a huge rock platform
from where you will get to see a picturesque view of the valley down below.
After two more hours, you will reach Gur, an area full of yak pastures which
is located just below the main trail of the trek.