The Trans Bhutan Trail Is A New 400KM Hiking Trail In Asia With Camping & Farmstays Along The Way

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Trans Bhutan Trail

After 60 years of closure, the Trans Bhutan Trail has finally reopened. Spanning over 400KM, the trail covers the whole of Bhutan, from east to west. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the country, here’s something you should know: Bhutan is the only carbon negative country in the world, making it the greenest country on Earth. 

As part of Bhutan’s commitment to environmental conservation, the hiking trail is meant to encourage eco-friendly tourism. If you’re looking for a truly nomadic experience and have about a month to spare, the Trans Bhutan hiking trail may be just the thing for you. 

Hike along a pilgrimage Trail from the 16th century

Used by pilgrims for hundreds of years, the Trans Bhutan Trail was the only way to travel across the country right until the 1960s, when Bhutan introduced its national road system. After years of extensive restoration, the trail is once again ready for travellers to live out their deepest Indiana Jones fantasies. 

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