Merak Sakteng Trek 6 Nights 7 Days

Merak Sakteng Trek 6 Nights 7 Days

Places Covered :  
  • Trashigang
  • Merak
  • Sakteng
  • Joenkhar Teng
06 Nights / 07 Days

Daywise Itinerary

Distances: 6 hours, Campsites Altitudes: 3124m 

The trek starts from Chaling village with a gradual ascend to Shaktimi meadow. Make a stopover and make it the best time to yak herder’s camp and yak and sheep grazing in the extensive pastureland. Reached to Donmongchu, making further ascend passing the Mindrla pass, Rhododendron forest. Overnight at the campsites.

Distances: 4- 5 hours, Campsite Altitude: 3520m 

Start your day, making a gentle ascend through the blend of forest and river bends. Arrives Merak crossing the Gangu village with unique walk loops. Enjoy your time with the people of Merak and spectacular view of mountains and beautiful village. Overnight at the campsite.

Distances: 6 hours, Campsites Altitude: 3079m 

Making a gradual ascend with a final glimpse of Merak village from the campsite through juniper and rhododendron forest will reach Nachung pass at the elevation of 4153m. Spend your time relaxing at the keys enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Further will go to Miksakteng at the height of 3079m. Overnight at the campsites.

Distances: 5 hours, Camp Altitude: 2950m 

Continuing your journey, descending along the river banks and gradual climb will reach a place where a small stupa was built adorned with colorful prayer flags. Enjoy the surrounding by making your time to stop over there. You might spot Red panda, depending on your luck. Further, making descending walk at sakteng villages. Overnight at the campsite.

Since Sakteng is very much the remotest village with unique culture, dialects, and lifestyle, enjoy exploring around the town, mingle with the most welcoming smile people to gain unique life experiences. Overnight at the campsite. 

Distances: 7 hours, Campsites Altitude: 1733m 

Unfold day doing the small climb until the end of the village, descend to the river, and continue your journey alongside it through the broadleaf forest. Reaching the Joenkhar Teng village is fantastic. It is situated at the hillside, and its population comprises Brokpa and sharchops. 
Overnight at the campsites.

Your last day trek will start short climbing up and through the Joenkhar Teng. Making your journey with ascend crossing few suspension bridges will reach to beautiful Phonmey village. Enjoy your drive to Trashigang, crossing the famous Radhi village, which is very popular for Bura Gho and Kira. Make a stopover at Rangjung, explore the small town. Overnight at the hotel.

Trek ends.


  • Accommodation at 3star Hotels or Resort 
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Tea/coffee & bottle of water on the trip
  • Airport transfer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private luxury vehicles/driver and English-speaking guide for internal transfer and sightseeing 
  • All touring 
  • Visa & Route permit processing assistance 
  • Flight reservation assistances 
  • Tradition game of Archery/ darts at chosen Hotels/Resort 
  • Local farmhouse dinner 
  • Sustainable development Fee 
  • Bhutan visa fee ($40 person)


  • Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
  • Meals not mentioned in inclusions
  • Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.

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