Hot spring (Tshachus, as called in Bhutan) are found almost all over the country and the medicinal properties of these hot springs have been utilized by the Bhutanese people for centuries to cure various ailments ranging from arthritis to body aches and even sinuses. Visiting the hot spring is a popular tradition among Bhutanese probably during the winter months. It not only act as a medical therapy but also subdue the mental stress.
Of the various hot springs in Bhutan, these are some of the popular ones:
The Gasa Tshachu
Getting to the Gasa Hot Spring involves trekking for approximately 40 minutes from the nearby road to the springs located on the valley floor. You can also choose to travel half way by vehicle until the village of Damji which takes is about six hours’ trek to Gasa through gorgeous hills.
Chubu Tshachu is located in Punakha by the banks of the Pho Chu River and is within a day’s journey from Punakha town.
Dur Tshachu is located in Central Bhutan in Bumthang Dzongkhag. Situated in the village of Dur, this Hot Spring is renowned for its medicinal value and is known to cure body aches.
Then we have the Duenmang Tshachu, situated by the banks of Mangde Chu River. This Hot Spring is especially popular amongst the Khengpa (indeginous ethinic group of Bhutan) population who frequent it regularly
This Hot Spring is mainly frequented by the local residents but in winter people from all over Bhutan journey here to cure themselves of diseases. Visitors can also try out the ancient Bhutanese tradition of ‘Menchu’ or Hot Stone Baths. In this method water is heated by submerging red-hot stones…
Bhutan Dyang Adventure is pleased to bring you this majestic hot spring tour package that will not only benefit on your health but also bring you with inner peace.