Merak – Sakteng Trek

Summary

This is a new trekking route recently opened for tourists. It takes you to nomadic villages of Merak and Sakteng, bordering Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh, India, in Eastern Bhutan.

Apart from the beautiful landscapes, lakes, and peaks of northeastern Bhutan, you can interact with nomads and learn their way of life.

Itinerary at a glance

Day 01: Gawahati (India)-Samdrup Jongkhar
Day 02: Samdrup Jongkhar-Trashigang
Day 03: Rangjung-Chaling/Damnongchu
Day 04: Damnongchu-Merak
Day 05: Merak-Halt
Day 06: Merak-MiksaTeng
Day 07: MiksaTeng- Sakteng
Day 08: Sakteng – Teng Jyonkhar
Day 09: Jyonkhar-Rangjung
Day 10: Rangjung-Samdrup Jongkhar
Day 11: Samdrup Jongkhar – Gawahati – Departure