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Dur Hot Spring Trek

  • Dur Hot Spring Trek
  • Max People : 16
  • Wifi Available
  • Jan 24’ - Dec 24'
  • Min Age : 12+
  • Pickup: Paro International Airport

Dur Hot spring trek is one of the most beautiful treks in Bhutan. It is the oldest route to Majestic Mt. Gangkar Puensum through several Hot springs that locals use to visit. This is 16 days Bhutan Trip combined with a cultural tour. Duer hot spring route is through a forest of Cyprus, juniper, spruce, hemlock, and maple. Along this part of the trail between Tsochrnchen to Duer Tsa chu

Departure & Return Location

Paro International Airport.

Dur Hot Spring Trek Starting Point

Starts from Bumthang and ends at Bumthang.

Dur Hotspring Trek Difficulty


Highest Altitude during the Trek

Dur Hotspring Trek Distance

3400 meters. 

62 km from the starting point to the end Point.

Price Includes

  • All Accommodation in Bhutan in 3 star Hotel
  • Professional English speaking trekking Guide.
  • Taxes and service charges.
  • Airport Pick and Drop
  • All meals during the Trek
  • Entrance Fees for all monuments in Bhutan
  • All Trekking and Camping equipments
  • Porter and Pony to carry the camping equipments.
  • Sustainable Development Fees of USD 100 Per Person Per Night

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Bills of Personal Nature
  • International airfare/Domestic
  • Shopping or sovenior

Dur Hotspring Trek Highlight

  • Indulge in the therapeutic and mineral-rich natural hot springs of Dur.
  • Relax and unwind amidst pristine mountain surroundings, a perfect reward after a day of trekking.
  • Traverse through picturesque landscapes, including lush forests, meadows, and traditional Bhutanese villages.
  • Immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture as you visit remote villages along the trek.
  • The Dur Hotspring Trek offers a more serene and off-the-beaten-path trekking experience.
  • Encounter the diverse flora and fauna of Bhutan as you trek through forests and meadows.
Best Time to Trek Dur Hot Spring Trek in Bhutan

The best time to trek Dur Hot Spring Trek in Bhutan is from March to April and September to early November. It is the best season for the Dur hot spring trekking. The average temperature ranges from 10 to 15 degrees at the highest point during the trek.

Dur Hot Spring Trek Packing List
  • Hiking backpack.
  • Weather-appropriate clothing (think moisture-wicking and layers)
  • Hiking boots or shoes.
  • Plenty of water.
  • Navigation tools such as a map and compass.
  • First-aid kit. Knife or multi-tool.
Detail Tour Program for Dur Hotspring Trek Bhutan

Day 01Arrival at Paro Airport from Singapore/Bangkok/Delhi/Kathmandu:

The flight into Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. Your Bhutanese escort from our company will greet you on arrival, and then drive you the short distance to the Hotel. After lunch, visit the Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum. Below the museum is the Paro Rimpung Dzong, the center of civil and religious authority in this valley. A short walk takes you to the base of the dzong and across a traditional cantilevered, covered bridge. A short distance further is one of the innumerable archery grounds. (Archery is the national sport of Bhutan). If we are lucky, we may catch a match in action. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 2Paro Tour

Drive the winding road northwest up the Pachu to the Drugyal dzong, recently restored, which once defended this valley from the Tibetan invasions. Mount Jhomolhari, the sacred summit, reaches skyward beyond the Dzong. This can be viewed on a clear day. On the way back you visit a typical Bhutanese farmhouse. Later excursion to Taktsang monastery viewpoint.

Day 3Paro to Thimphu Sightseeing

This morning follow the winding road beside the Pachu (chu means river or water) downstream to its confluence with the Wangchu, then up the valley to Thimphu, the capital. Lunch at the hotel. After lunch visit the largest standing Budha overlooking Thimphu valley. The statue has around 108 small statues inside the temple. You could see many locals circumambulating the temple during the auspicious day. In the evening stroll around Thimphu town.

Day 4Thimphu to Punakha

After breakfast, Drive to Punakha via Dochula pass which is the highlight of today’s drive. The pass offers a view of beautiful snow-capped mountains.

After lunch, visit Punakha Dzong situated between Pho Chu (Male river) and Mo Chu (Female river). The first King of Bhutan was crowned here in 1907 when the monarch system of Government began in bhutan.

Visit Bajo town 20 minutes drive from Punakha Dzong. Walk around the street and get the feeling of locals. Overnight in Hotel. 

Day 05Punakha – Trongsa - Bumthang:

We start early today. After breakfast drive to Bumthang. On the way, stop for a while to view Chime Lhakhang, which Lama Drukpa Kuenley built. He subdued the demons with his “ Magical Thunder bolt”. The Temple is also known as “the Temple of Fertility”. 

Lunch at Trongsa. After lunch, visit Trongsa Dzong, the most impressive dzong in Bhutan, built in its present form in 1644 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, the official who was sent by Shabdrung to unify eastern Bhutan and enlarged at the end of the 17th century by Desi Tenzin Rabgay. Trongsa Dzong is the ancestral home of the present Royal Family and the first two hereditary kings ruled Bhutan from this Dzong. Then Visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watch tower. The chapel inside the Ta Dzong is said to be dedicated to the Trongsa Penlop Jigme Namgyal and drive to Bumthang. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 6Bumthang Tour

After breakfast, visit Jakar Dzong, which literally means “The Castle of White Bird”.

Visit Jambay Lhakhang said to have been built by King Srongsen Gampo of Tibet in the year 659 on the same day as Kichu Lhakhang in Paro. 

In October one of the most spectacular festival, “Jambay Lhakhang Drup” is staged here. After lunch, Visit Chakhar (Iron Castle) Lhakhang, it is the site of the palace of the Indian King, the Sindhu Raja who invited Guru Rimpoche to Bumthang. The Original palace was made of Iron and hence the name Chakhar. The saint Dorji Lingpa built the Current building in the 14th century. Its correct name is Dechen Phodrang. We then visit Kurjey Lhakhang which is named after the body print of Guru Rimpoche, built in 1652 by Minjur Tempa. Visit Tamshing Lhakhang (Temple of the good message), established in 1501 by Pema Lingpa and is the most important Nyingmapa temple in the kingdom.

Day 07Dur Hot Spring Trek Begins- Bumthang – Gorsum

Distance: 18Km

Time Taken: 6-7 Hours

After breakfast, the transport will reach you up to the trek point just below Kurje Lhakhang, one of the most renowned temples. The Trek route leads you along the Chamkhar Chu, a river known for its richness in Trout. The Trek trail for Bumthang to Gorsum is rather gradual. Overnight in Camp.

Day 08Gorsum – Lungsum:

Distance: 12 Km.

Time Taken: 5 hrs.

Max Alt. 3160 Meters.

Today you will be walking through dense forests of Spruce, hemlock, Cypress, Juniper, and Maples. The Trail is more or less muddy and ascends gradually till you reach your campsite. Overnight in Camp.

Day 09Lungsum – Tshochenchen:

Total Distance: 15 Km,

Time Taken to complete: 6-7 hrs.

Max Altitude: 3100 m.

The vegetation is dense from Tshochenchen all the way uphill to the Julila Pass, which is about 4700 m. The vegetation from Lungsun to Tshochenchen is more or less the same till you reach near to your campsite. The camp will be above the tree line. Overnight in camp.

Day 10Tshochenchen – Dur Tshachu:

Distance: 17 Km.

Time Taken to walk: 7 hrs.

Max Altitude: 3400 m.

The Trek from Tshochenchen is uphill till you reach the Julila Pass at about 3400 m. From here if the weather is clear, the surrounding mountains can be viewed. After crossing the pass, the Trek trail descends till you reach the campsite. Musk deer, herds of Blue sheep, and Himalayan Beers may be seen en route. Overnight in camp.

Day 11Dur Tsachu (Halt):

After a late breakfast, relax in the hot spring or hike in and around the camp. Dur Tshachu is located in Wangchuck Centennial Park & seven hot springs are in this region. The average temperature of the hot springs varies from 38 to 52 degrees and is beleived to have many advantages healthwise.

Overnight in Camp.

Day 12Dur Tsachu – Tshochenchen:

Distance: 17 km

Time Taken: 7 hrs.

Max Alt. 3100 M.

The Trek trail from Dur Tsachu is uphill till Julila. After crossing the pass the trail descends till you reach the campsite. Over night in Camp.

Day 13Tshochenchen – Gorsum:

Distance: 17 km.

Time Taken: 9 hrs.

Max Alt.3120 m.

Today the trek begins early, as the trail is long. The trail drops gradually down for about 2 hrs till you reach the campsite. Overnight in Camp.

Day 14Gorsum – Bumthang:

From Gorsum, descend downhill till you cross the Dur Village bridge then follow the new motor road till you meet up with transport. After lunch, Leisure time. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 15Bumthang to Paro Via flight

Paro Tour: After breakfast, drive to Batpathang airport and take a short flight to Paro airport. The flight takes about 25 minutes. Upon arrival, our team will receive you and take you around the farm house, Paro city. Evening at your own. Over night at Hotel.

Day 16Paro to Airport and See Off

Your trekking in Bhutan ends here today. Dur Hot spring trek is one of the beautiful and most amazing treks in Bhutan. You have taken the right trek to take back great memories. Our team will see you off from the airport.

Dur Hotspring Trek Map
FAQ About Dur Hotspring Trek

How long is the Dur Hotspring Trek?

The Dur Hotspring Trek typically takes around 5 to 7 days, depending on the specific route chosen and the trekking pace.



What is the best time to undertake the Dur Hotspring Trek?

The ideal trekking seasons are during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is generally favorable, and the landscapes are at their most vibrant.

Are permits required for the Dur Hotspring Trek?

Yes, trekking permits are required for the Dur Hotspring Trek. These can be obtained through a licensed Bhutanese tour operator like ourself and we shall take care of all permits and Visa for the trekking.

What is the level of difficulty for the Dur Hotspring Trek?

The Dur Hotspring Trek is considered moderately challenging. Trekkers should have a reasonable level of fitness as there are some steep ascents and descents.

Are natural hot springs accessible every day of the trek?

The availability of natural hot springs depends on the specific route taken. Most routes include stops at hot springs, but it’s advisable to check with the tour operator for the exact itinerary.

What is the altitude gain during the Dur Hotspring Trek?

The trek covers varying altitudes, and the highest point reached depends on the specific route. Trekkers may experience altitudes ranging from approximately 2,000 meters to 4,000 meters.

Can the Dur Hotspring Trek be customized based on preferences?

Yes, many tour operators offer customizable options for the Dur Hotspring Trek. Travelers can discuss their preferences with the tour organizer to tailor the itinerary.

Is camping equipment provided, or do trekkers need to bring their own?

While specific arrangements may vary, most tour operators provide camping equipment, including tents and sleeping bags. Trekkers may need to bring personal items.

Are meals provided during the Dur Hotspring Trek?

Yes, meals are generally provided during the trek. The tour operator’s team typically prepares a variety of local and international dishes to cater to trekkers’ dietary needs.

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