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Jhomolhari Trek

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Overview

Jomolhari Trek in Bhutan is best ever known holiday expedition and frequently visited trekking destination of Bhutan that is highlighted by the greatest diversity of landscapes, flora and fauna and solidarity of cultural people. The key attraction of this trek is the spectacular view of Mt Jomolhari from Jomolhari Base Camp, Jangothang. The Jomolhari trek route is graded as strenuous trek because the routes are in high altitude requiring some endurance. The altitude of Jomolhari route varies from 2,500m to nearly 5,000m, offering you wide range of landscapes, lush forest and historical sites.
Jomolhari trek instigates after your arrival to Paro, a picturesque town in the lap of stunning mountain vistas. Drive the winding road to Drukgyel Dzong, the ruined Fortress where Bhutanese defected Tibetan army. The 15 days itinerary package is designed with the view to allow your trail, explore and experience typical Himalaya life style along with stunning high land natural treasure. The entire trekking package will be supported and guided with all necessary logistic supplies

Highlights

  •   The grand views of Jomolhari, Jichu Drake, Tserimgang, Masanggang
  •   Diverse flora and fauna
  •   Traditional Bhutanese villages rich in culture

Outline Itinenary

  • Day 1 : Arrival Paro by Druk Air

  • Day 2 : Sightseeing at Paro

  • Day 3 :

  • 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 – Punakha

  • Day 13 : Puakha to Thimphu

  • Day 14 : Puakha to Thimphu

  • Day 15 : Farewell and Departure

Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival Paro by Druk Air

    On landing at Paro you will be met by our representative. After Customs and Immigrations formalities, you will be escorted to the hotel.

  • Day 2 : Sightseeing at Paro

    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. On a clear day one can view Mt. Jumolhari the sacred Mountain. On the way back we visit one of the Typical Bhutanese farm house. After lunch at the hotel, we 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

  • Day 3 :

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

  • Day 4 : Sharna - Thangthangka

    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 the conifer forest, ferns and Rhododendrons. On a clear day, you see a magnificent view of Mt. Jumolhari

  • Day 5 : Thangthangka - Jangothang

    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. We camp beneath a ruined fortress at the base of Mt. Jumolhari.

  • Day 6 : Jangothang - Halt

    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 stay at the camp.

  • Day 7 : Jangothang - Lingshi

    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.

  • Day 8 : Lingshi - Halt

    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.

  • Day 9 : Lingshi - Shodu

    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.

  • Day 10 : Shodu - Barshong

    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 and 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.

  • Day 11 : Barshong - Dolam Kencho

    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

  • Day 12 : Dolam Kencho – Punakha

    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 descend till Dodina where your vehicle will meet you.Drive to Punakha

  • Day 13 : Puakha to Thimphu

    Day begin with visiting the Punakha dzong the second oldest in the bhutan1637 inmiddle of the Male and female river by the spritual leader Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, and visits Chimmi lhakhang then drive to Thimphu O/N at Hotel.

  • Day 14 : Puakha to Thimphu

    Thimphu - sightseeing - Paro

  • Day 15 : Farewell and Departure

    Transfer to airport and fly back to Kathmandu

    Included

    • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
    • Airport drop
    • PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION around there
    • ALL NECESSARY TRAVEL PERMITS
    • ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE.
    • ACCOMMODATION ON TWIN SHARING ROOM BASIS.
    • SIGHTSEEING AND MONASTERY ENTRANCE FEES AS PER the ITINERARY
    • MEAL PLAN: FULL BOARD BASIS
    • SUPPORTING STAFF AND DONKEY WHILE TREKKING
    • BHUTAN VISA FEE

Exclude

  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal visa fee
  • INSURANCE OF ANY KIND.
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES SUCH AS DRINK, GUIDE TIPS & ETC.
  • NATURAL AND POLITICAL DISTURBANCE AND UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE.

SOME REQUIRED EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING

  • Windcheater
  • Water bottle
  • Trekking Bag (35L to 50L Maximum)
  • Sunblock cream, face and body moisturizer
  • Sunglasses
  • Tissue papers and wipes
  • Toothbrush and toothpastes
  • Flashlight / Headlight 
  • Face towel
  • Warm Jackets
  • Trekking Poles
  • Down-jacket

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