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Hiking the Trans-Bhutan Trail NOV23

The Trans-Bhutan Trail (TBT) is a fabulous option for hikers to undertake sections that fit in with their itinerary and duration in Bhutan, plus factor suitable sections to meet with their fitness levels.

Hiking the Trans-Bhutan Trail in Punakha Valley Bhutan

James & Nicola Irving, Bhutan travel experts from specialist travel company Bhutan & Beyond, hike a section of the Trans-Bhutan Trail between Siew Drangsa and the Punakha Dzong Viewpoint. Filmed on Thu 16NOV23, on their 19th visit to the delightful, and so specially unique, Kingdom of Bhutan. 

Quick Facts on the Trans-Bhutan Trail (TBT)

  • Hikers can choose to tackle any length of any section of the TBT to suit their itinerary and fitness. Hikes between 1-3 hrs are common.
  • Generally no need for heavy trekking boots or equipment.
  • Hikers do NOT need a special permit to hike on the TBT.
  • Some parts of the TBT do not have easy road access, or available hotel/homestay accom, and require tented campsite accom to be carried by trekking crew at extra cost.
  • Best hiking months early October to mid-June, for drier trails.

Article by James Irving – Bhutan Travel Expert

James Irving Bhutan Travel Expert

James Irving – Bhutan Travel Expert.

James has worked in the travel industry for over 40 years & has been involved in the leisure, corporate, group, sport, incentive & wholesale travel genres.

James loves rugby union, and keenly supports the Queensland Reds and the Australian Wallabies.

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