TREK TO JOMOLHARI

Jomolhari trek remains one of the most popular treks for anyone who loves to discover the country’s diverse landscape, flora, and fauna. It is a thrilling adventure in Bhutan that offers you a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the beauty of this mountain up close from its base camp at Jangothang, which also happens to be one of the most picturesque campsites in the country. Explore the beauty of Bhutan up close with trekking packages.
11 DAYS | 10 NIGHTS
11 D | 10 N
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TREK TO JOMOLHARI
Location : Bhutan

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DAY 1
Arrival Paro

  • Our representative will escort you from the airport to your hotel in Paro.
  • Visit the National Museum of Bhutan (Ta Dzong) to get an insight about the Bhutanese life. 
  • Next visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong (Fortress of The Heap of Jewels), which is located close to the national museum, is the next stop. 
  • Afterwards, try your skill with making wooden bowls and cups at the Sangay Wood Turning Factory. 
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Paro.
DAY 2
 Paro Sightseeing 

  • Hike to the Taksang Monastery - clinging to a steep cliff at more than 3,000m, the hike to the monastery will take approximately 4-5 hours. 
  • Visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most imposing temples in the country. It is said that the Tibetan King Sontsen Gampo built 108 temples in the Himalayan region in the 7th century, and Kyichu Lhakhang is one of them. 
  • Special meal with a local family in the late afternoon. 
  • Evening at Leisure 
  • Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
DAY 3
Sharna Zampa – Soi Thangthangkha 22kms 3610 m

  • Early morning drive for 2 hours to Shana, the staring point of trek
  • From there, the trail will continue with lots of ups and downs, through the river valley and beautiful pine and rhododendron forests. 
  • The path will then become narrower and descend to a lovely meadow, where we will set up the camp. If the weather permits, you will have a nice view of Mount Jomolhari from our camp.
DAY 4
Soi Thangthangkha – Jangothang – 19 kms 4080 mts

  • You can get the view of Mount Jomolhari again in the morning before we get on the trek. 
  • The path will run up Paro valley, follow the river, and widen into patches of alpine meadow and scanty growths of woodland. 
  • Pass an army checkpoint after a while. Views of high ridges and beautiful snowcapped mountain peaks can be seen on all sides of the trail. Also, in this area, you will easily see the yaks and their herder’s homes.
  • Later we will pass the villages of Soe, Takethang and Dangochang. Jangothang is one of the most stunning campsites of the Himalayas, which will offer you the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from another angle.
DAY 5
Rest day at Jangothang

  • The rest day provides a great opportunity to explore the pristine landscape of Jangothang. On the upper slopes of this valley, you may see some blue sheep, it is common to encounter the animals on the treks in Bhutan. It is also possible to walk to Tsophu (sacred lakes) or hike around the area. You can hike in the direction towards Mount Jomolhari and its subsidiary to the west, or to Mount Jichu Drake to the north. 
DAY 6
Jangothang – Lingshi – 17 kms 4010 m

  • The trail today will gradually ascend towards Nyili La pass at 4,680m. 
  • From here, you will have an astonishing view of Mount Jomolhari and Mount Jichu Drakey side by side with Mount Tshering Gong on the other side of the pass. 
  • We will trek downhill from the pass until we reach the campsite at Shodu.
DAY 7
Lingshi – Shodu 22 kms 4080 m 

  • The route will lead up to Yali La pass at 4,820m, from where Mount Jomolhari, Mount Tserim Gang, and Mount Masas Gang can be seen from this site on a clear day. 
  • From the pass trek downhill from the pass until we reach the campsite at Shodu.
DAY 8
Shodu – Domshisa 16 Kms 3710 m

  • The trail follows Thimphu Chhu river through dense forests of rhododendron. 
  • There is a gradual climb up to the ruins of Barshong Dzong. After that, the path will descend for a few hours, passing through rhododendron forests before emerging into pastureland at Domshisa, where the campsite will be.
DAY 9
Domshisa - Dolam Kencho - Thimphu

  • The trail continues to follow Thimphu Chhu River, passing through forests of rhododendron, birch, conifer, maples, and mountain meadow in about an hour. 
  • After trekking up for 45 minutes and over small pass, the trail will go downhill until it reaches  Dolam Kencho, 
  • A car will wait there to take us to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
DAY 10
Thimphu - Paro

  • Visit the National Memorial Chorten. 
  • Post  lunch, head to the National Insitute for Zorig Chusum, or ‘The Arts and Craft School’-‘The Painting School’. 
  • Next visit Buddha Point (Buddha Dordenma Statue), a giant 51.5m statue of Shakyamuni Buddha. 
  • From here go on to explore Tashichho Dzong (The Fortress of The Glorious Religion), an iconic construction of Thimphu. 
  • Drive to Paro and stay there overnight. 
  • Overnight at the hotel in Paro.
DAY 11
Departure

Drive to Paro airport for your departure from Bhutan. We hope you take back happy memories of Bhutan and await your return for another exciting trip with us. 


INCLUSIONS

  • Gho or Kira (traditional and national dress of Bhutan) for your use during your stay in Bhutan.
  • Bhutanese sim cards.
  • Archery and dart.
  • Experienced guide, cook, and support staff for trekking tour.
  • Essential equipment for trekking tour: kitchen tent; dining tent; toilet tent with toilet pot and toilet paper; sleeping tent with full carpet, foam mattress with bed sheet and foam pillow, one small blanket.
  • Bhutan visa fee (US$ 40 per person).
  • 3 star categories hotel twin sharing room or double sharing room.
  • Accommodation in the best 3 star hotels in Bhutan.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in day.
  • Bottled water, tea, and coffee on the trip.
  • A sustainable development fee of US$65 per night.
  • Museum fees and other special entry fees.
  • Internal transportation with experienced driver throughout the trip.
EXCLUSIONS

  • Laundry/beverages/telephone calls and any personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Airfares.
  • Airport taxes if any.
  • Excess baggage charge.
  • Tips to guides and drivers.
  • Services not mentioned.
ENTRY POINTS
  • Paro Airport
  • Hashimara
  • Phuentsholing Bus stop
PARTNERS
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  • Near Co-Operative, Middle Sichey Gangtok, East Sikkim, India, 737101

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