Sunyata Travel


For the adventurous souls, Bhutan's mountain biking trails are a dream come true. Ride through picturesque landscapes, pedal up challenging inclines, and feel the thrill of thrilling descents. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, the diverse terrain of Bhutan offers an exciting playground for all.

Mountain-Biking Trails

For amateurs (3 days): After leaving from Paro, you cycle into the capital city Thimphu where one can shop, pray to Lord Buddha at Kuensel Phodrang and enjoy the sight of Tashichho Dzong. The journey then ascends to Punakha and Wangdue from where the formidable Himalayan ranges can be seen. The last stop is Gangtey Valley which holds the honor of being home to the exquisite, Black-Necked Cranes, after which the return journey starts and ultimately ends at Paro.

For mountain cyclists (8 days): The journey begins from Paro and takes you through Thimphu, Wangdue Phodrang until Gangtey Valley where you can visit the Gangtey Gompa Monastery and scenic Phobjikha valley before the return journey starts and finally ends at Paro.

For professionals and thrill-seekers (14-18 days): Beginning from Paro, the journey ascends to the Dochula Mountain Pass, after which you will reach Gangtey valley via Wangdiphodrang. From here, you will get to travel into the central district of Trongsa then onto the gorgeous Chumi valley of Bumthang district, continuing on to Ura valley, Kuru Zam, Mongar, and finally reaching Trashigang district in Eastern Bhutan. After this point, the rest of the areas are covered by jeep drive until you finally reach Paro. During your cycling journey, you will come across the traditions and customs of many places in Bhutan, exploring this quaint little nation in a unique way that is not available to most travelers.