Khamsum Yulley hike in Punakha is one of the most popular hikes in Bhutan. It can be enjoyed all year long. There is no particular month that makes this route's beauty shine more than usual.
It takes one hour to one and a half hours to complete this hike. The hiking trail begins from Kabisa village which is on the outskirts of Punakha Valley.
In this hike you may walk through the stunning green grasslands, enormous mountain streams and across the suspension bridge built over the River Mo Chhu. Seeing so much in one hike is perfect if you wish to capture the fantasticity of the county on a short trip.
Your destination here would be the Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten situated on the ledge of Punakha valley.It is a Buddhist monastery built in the year 2004 on the order of Queen Mother. The calming golden spire and enchanting labyrinthine wall designs showcase the advanced art and craft of Bhutan.
On your way back, you can follow the same route back or take the riverside route that will escort you through the village and farmland to Punakha.
Time Taken: One hour to one and a half hours