The Land of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan offers the thrilling adventurous activities like Rafting and Kayaking, Cycling, Rock Climbing and Trekking. Whether it’s rafting down crystal clear, glacier-fed rivers or trekking through lush, virgin forest Bhutan offers a one-of-a-kind experience for travelers seeking adventure in an unspoiled and unexplored environment.
Rafting and Kayaking
The six major rivers of Bhutan including Wang Chhu, Sunkosh, Puna Tsang Chhu, Mangde Chhu, Kuri Chhu and Dangme Chhu offers the best rafting experiences in the glacial melt, crystal clear water. The pristine natural setting and the sheer variety of the river’s courses provides a unique opportunity to explore Bhutan’s beautiful wilderness. The river flows with strong current varying between slow, gentle flows in some places and powerful, raging torrents can be found throughout the country. The best time for kayaking and rafting is from March to April and November to December.
Bhutan offers a variety of biking routes available ranging from smooth journeys on paved roads to challenging off-road dirt trails that wind through rough terrain. The rugged, mountainous landscapes of Bhutan provides both on-road and off-road mountain biking. Biking in Bhutan now has become a very unique and original way of seeing and interacting with the country, people and the Bhutanese environment. The biking trails accommodate most types of frames such as MTB, Hybrid, ad Road according to your cycling style and experience. Riders are required to have an adequate level of fitness and stamina and should be experienced enough in the art of mountain biking.
Rock climbing was first introduced in Bhutan in 1998 by the “Vertical Bhutan Climbing Club”. The “Nose”, a climbing rock ideally situated just above Bhutan’s capital Thimphu, offers 13 different safely bolted climbing routes in difficulty degrees from 4B up to 7B in lengths between 12 and 27 meters.
Bhutan offers a wide range of treks whether for a day hike or a grueling 31 day adventure with pristine mountain lakes, imposing glaciers and some of the world’s most endangered species. Explore the hidden beauty of the Thunder Dragon kingdom getting familiarized with the tradition of the Bhutanese people and hospitality.