JHOMOLHARI TREK

Code: JTT14D13N
14 DAYS - 13 NIGHTS
Category:
  • Jomolhari Trek
  • Bumthang-Cultural-trek
  • Punakha
  • Dochula
  • paro
  • slider-3
  • Paro-Taktshang
  • Trekking-2

Jhomolhari Trek – 14 Days

Day 1 Arrival Paro by Druk Air

Day 2 Paro Sightseeing

DAY 3 Paro – Sharna

DAY 4 Sharna – Thangthangka

DAY 5 Thangthangka – Jangothang

DAY 6 Jangothang – Halt

DAY 7 Jangothang – Lingshi

DAY 8 Lingshi – Halt

DAY 9 Lingshi – Shodu

DAY 10 Shodu – Barshong

DAY 11 Barshong – Dolam Kencho

DAY 12 Dolam Kencho – Thimphu

DAY 13 Thimphu – sightseeing – Paro

DAY 14 Departure

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Paro International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Depend Upon flight schedule
INCLUDED
Bhutan visa
Twin sharing rooms at 3 star hotels
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) at hotels/restaurant
Licensed English speaking tour guide service from start to tour ends
Private driver
All transfers and excursions by private SUV vehicles
Route Permit
All entrance fees to museums, monuments, cultural landmark, etc.
All internal taxes and fees
Route permit
Daily mineral drinking water
Bhutan Government Royalty
Charges for porters ponies/mules for transportation on trekking trail
All necessary trekking equipments like sleeping tents, dinning tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, sleeping mats, sleeping bags<
Fees for Trekking cooks/ all meals on trekking
NOT INCLUDED
Bhutan visa
Travel insurance (recommended)
Flight Fare ( Can arange with us)
Tips to guide and driver
Other personal expenses like overseas calls, laundry , alcohol, etc
Services which are not listed in inclusive.

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Day 1 Arrival Paro by Druk Air

Fly into Paro. If you are flying in from Delhi or Kathmandu the flight over the Himalayas is one of the most spectacular experiences one will ever experience. You will fly past Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga and the entire Himalayan range visible on the left side. On landing at Paro you will be met by our representative. After Customs and Immigrations formalities, you will be escorted to the hotel. Over night at hotel

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Day 2 Paro Sightseeing

Drive the winding road northwest up the Pa-Chu to Drukgyel Dzong, the ruined Fortress which once defended this valley from Tibetan invasion. This Dzong was built in the 17th century by Shabdrung Nawang Namgyel, the spiritual leader of Bhutan. It is believed that through the mericulous power of Shabdrung that the Bhutanese were able to defeat the Tibetans seven times. The name Drukgyel Dzong means ‘victorious fortress’. On a clear day one can view Mt. Jumolhari the sacred Mountain. On the way back visit one of the Typical Bhutanese farm house. Lunch at the Hotel. After lunch drive to Ta-Dzong which was once the watch tower for Paro valley, now it houses the National Museum and then walk down hill pass the Paro Dzong and crossing the typical traditional roofed bridge to Paro town. Overnight at hotel.

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DAY 3 Paro – Sharna

Jhomolhari Trek Day 1: Distance 17 kms and walking time 5-6 hours. Starting at Drukgyel(2580m) and camp near Sharna Zampa(2870m). Gradual climb following the Paro river through the agriculture valley and villages. The campsite is opposite to the Gunyitsawa Army check post in a meadow.

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DAY 4 Sharna – Thangthangka

Jhomolhari Trek Day 2 : Distance 22 kms and walking distance 6-7 hours. Starting at Sharna Zampa (2870m) and camp at Thangthangka(3630m). The trial is a gradual ascent with plenty of ups and downs through conifer forest, ferns and Rhododendrons. A magnificent view of Mt. Jumolhari can be seen from your campsite on clear days.

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DAY 5 Thangthangka – Jangothang

Jhomolhari Trek Day 3 : Distance 19 kms and walking distance 5-6 hours. Starting at Thangthangka (3630m) and camp at Jangothang (4090m)Todays trial passes an army post and the village of Soe and a small settlement at Takethang. Yak herders live here . Camp beneath a ruined fortress at the base of Mt. Jumolhari.

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DAY 6 Jangothang – Halt

Jhomolhari Trek Day 4: Acclimatisation Day. You can spend the day relaxing or there are several day hikes to choose from. Two interesting hikes would be to get views of Mt.Jumolhari or Jichu Drake. If you are interested in a lake then you can take the hike to Tsophu. Overnight at camp.

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DAY 7 Jangothang – Lingshi

Jhomolhari Trek Day 5 : Distance 18 kms and walking time 5-6 hours. Starting at Jangothang (4090m) and camp at Lingshi (4010m) Today you encounter your first major pass at 4890m ( Nyile-la ).You also get snow peak views of Tserim Kang (6789m) Camp near a stream in a meadow.

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DAY 8 Lingshi – Halt

Jhomolhari Trek Day 6 : Halt : Its worth a visit to Lingshi Dzong. You can also make an excursion to Tsokha (lake) i.e. Base Camp of Jichu-Drake. During the excursion hundreds of Blue Sheep, Musk Deer could be seen. Tsokha is at 4500 m. and the hike is about 4-5 hours.

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DAY 9 Lingshi – Shodu

Jhomolhari Trek Day 7 : Distance 22 kms and walking time 8-9 hours. Starting at Lingshi (4010m) and camp at Shodu (4110m)The first half of the trek is mostly through treeless valley until you start ascending to Yeli-la pass at 4820 m, from here Mt. Jumolhari, Mt. Tsherimgang and Mt. Masagang can be seen on clear days. Camp in a meadow.

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DAY 10 Shodu – Barshong

Jhomolhari Trek Day 8 : Distance 16 kms and walking time 5-6 hours. Starting at Shodu (4110m) and camp at Barshong (3680 m) Todays trial winds up & down following the Thimphu Chhu and crossing it six times. A final climb for about an hour walk will bring you to Barshong. Camp just below the ruins of a small Dzong.

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DAY 11 Barshong – Dolam Kencho

Jhomolhari Trek Day 9 : Distance 15 kms and walking time 5-6 hours. Starting at Barshong (3680m) and camp at Dolam Kencho (3430m) The trial descends gently down to meet Thimphu Chhu through the dense forest of Rhododendron, birch, conifer trees and across the pasture land. Camp in a meadow

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DAY 12 Dolam Kencho – Thimphu

Jhomolhari Trek Day 10 End of Trek :Distance 8 km and walking time 3 hours. Starting at Dolam Kencho (3430m) and end of trek at Dodina (2600m). Today is an easy 3 hour descends till Dodina where your vehicle will meet you. It is a 30 minute drive to Thimphu. Overnight at Hotel.

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DAY 13 Thimphu – sightseeing – Paro

Morning start the sightseeing with Zelukha Nunnery, National Library, Memorial Chorten of Late King, Handicrafts Emporium, Post Office and walk around Thimphu city for shopping of souvenirs from Bhutan. If this day falls on a Saturday or Sunday a visit to the Weekend Market is a must. After lunch drive to Paro enroute visit to Simtokha Dzong the first fort built in 1627-29 by Shabdrung who unified the Kingdom and continue the journey following the Thimphu river till Chuzom (Confluence) and taking the direction toward Paro following Pa-chu for 2 hours. Overnight at Hotel.

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DAY 14 Departure

Your Jhomolhari Trek terminates today so after breakfast your representative will help you with the exit formalities and bid you farewell and wish you happy journey back home.

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