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JOMOLHARI TREK 11 DAYS

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JOMOLHARI TREK 11 DAYS

The most popular trekking routes in Bhutan. With altitude differences of 2,500m and nearly 5,000m it offers a wide range of landscapes, fauna and flora. The highlight of this trek is the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from Jomolhari Basecamp (Jangothang).

DAY 1

ARRIVE - PARO

Welcome to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Touching down at Paro International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide upon exiting the arrival hall. Today, we will take it easy to acclimatize to the altitude. Drive to Thimphu, check in to the hotel and let’s have your first taste of Bhutanese cuisine and some light sightseeing in Thimphu if possible. Read more

Thimphu 1 Night
DAY 2

PARO

Today your day will begin driving through the Paro valley to take on a stunning hike on foot to visit the Tiger’s Nest. Your hike to Taktshang from the road point will take through the well-maintained path, which is quite uphill, and it takes around 3-4 hours at an average walking speed. Afternoon you will drive to the beautiful valley to the watchtower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. You will take a short walk downhill to the Rinpung Dzong which serves as the administrative center and school for monks where the festival takes place. Evening if you wish your dinner at typical Bhutanese farmhouse to experience the Bhutanese living or we can halt a night in farmhouse or at hotel Read more

Paro 1 Night
DAY 3

PARO – SHANA

Drive to Drukgyal Dzong to start the trek to Shana. From the starting point, at 2580m, you will see distant views of Mount Jomolhari. Follow the old route along the Paro River through fields and beautiful villages till the campsite at Shana at 2,820m not far from the army out post.

SHANA CAMP
DAY 4

SHANA – THANGTHANGKA

Today our trail is quite long. At a normal speed you will take 7 to 8 hours. But the walk through the beautiful alpine woods and frequent clear elegant stream rushing to join the Paro Chu. At some point you have to cross the Paro River. After lunch, the trail gradually ascends and descends; finally switch us back to the left side of the Paro River, which actually goes to Soe Yaksa. This is a beautiful camp site with an amazing Jomolhari Mountain View. Overnight stay at camp altitude: 3400m, approximate walking distance: 15 km/4-5 hours. Read more

THANGTHANGKA CAMP
DAY 5

THANG’KHA – JANGOTHANG

The path ascends for a while until we reach the army camp. We then follow the river above the tree line, enjoying stunning views of the surrounding peaks. Hot lunch is served at a yak herder’s camp. A short walk from here into the valley takes us to our campsite at Jangothang (4,040m). From here, the views of Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake are superb. Read more

JANGOTHANG CAMP
DAY 6

JANGOTHANG – LINGSHI

The trail follows the stream for half an hour and crosses the bridge to the right bank. We now start our climb up to the first ridge, enjoying breathtaking views of Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tserimgang. The trail then takes us across a fairly level valley floor, until the climb up to Nyele-la pass (4,700m). We descend gradually from the pass to our campsite at Lingshi (4,000m), enjoying a panoramic view of the mountain peaks and Lingshi Dzong as we walk. Read more

LINGSHI CAMP
DAY 7

LINGSHI – SHODU

First half of the trek is mostly through treeless valley until we start ascending to Yale-la pass at 4950 m. On clear day, we can see Mt. Jumolhari, Mt. Tsherimgang and Mt. Masagang. Nomads traveling between Lingshi and Thimphu use the Yale la so the trail is well marked. The descent from the pass joins the Jaradinthang Chhu which later becomes the Thimphu Chhu. At the altitude of 4150 m is a chorten (stupa) from where the trail takes an easterly direction following the river. The camp is at Shodu just after crossing the sandy slope. Read more

SHODU CAMP
DAY 8

SHODU – BARSHONG

250m ascent, 670m descent, camp altitude 3,710m Today’s trail winds up & down following the Thimphu Chhu through the limestone valley. Monks use the caves for meditation. Shabdrung is said to have mediated in these rocks when he fled from Tibet in the 17th century. We will have the good opportunity to view the giant rock faces and waterfalls. The trail gradually ascends 130m to Barshong Dzongs which lays ruins. Barshong is a small village with an inhabitant of half a dozen houses. Distance: 8.7 miles / 14 km Duration: 4-5 hours Read more

BARSHONG CAMP
DAY 9

BARSHONG – DOLAM KENCHO

There are several ups and downs and crossings of small streams. Reach a split in the trail, the one to the right descends to your campsite for tonight.

DOLAM KENCHO CAMP
DAY 10

D. KENCHO – DODENA/THIMPHU

Today is an easy walk and with small ups and downs followed by a couple of short steep switchbacks to descend a vertical cliff before finally reaching the last stretch to Dodina. The trails descends through bamboo forests, following the mule trail high above the river and reach Dodina where your vehicle will meet you and drive you half an hour to Thimphu.,the modern capital of Bhutan. Thimphu has a population of about 98,500. The town is made up of just three lines of shops and is the only capital in the world without traffic lights. Distance: 4.3 miles / 7 km Duration: 3 hours Read more

THIMPHU HOTEL 1 NiGHT
DAY 11

DEPART PARO

Today we will bid fond farewell to this beautiful Himalayan country and take an early flight back to Singapore. We hope by now you would have made some friends and also kept many photos and beautiful memories of Bhutan! And we look forward to seeing you again in this beautiful land of endless Enchantments! Tashi Delek! Read more

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location PARO
Hotel HOTEL
Day 10
Location THIMPHU
Hotel HOTEL
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Thimphu
Day 3
Location Paro
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Thimphu
Hotel Druk Hotel
Day 3
Location Paro
Hotel UMA

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfers from / to the airport and all local transportation
  • Accommodation with all meals
  • Extensive sightseeing as indicated in itinerary and entrance fees as applicable
  • Services of an English-speaking driver / guide.
  • All trekking equipment like :
  • A Cook
  • Camp assistance
  • Horses
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mats
  • Blankets
  • Tents

Package excludes

  • Airfares to and from commencement point
  • Beverages & personal expenditure
  • Visa fees & travel insurance
  • TIPS

REVIEWS

4 Reviews

Lisa, Switzerland

Fantastic Trip What a privilege to travel to Bhutan! Very comfortable accomodation, great food and learnt so much about the country and culture from our guides and driver. Will definately go back and will travel again with Bhutan Druk!

Margaret B, Canada

More than a visit to the land of happiness The best guide, the best driver, the surprisingly great companions, with physical challenges, beautiful natives and amazingly pristine surrounding, Bhutan will be cherished in my memory for a long time.

Adam, Austria

More than a visit to the land of happiness The best guide, the best driver, the surprisingly great companions, with physical challenges, beautiful natives and amazingly pristine surrounding, Bhutan will be cherished in my memory for a long time.

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