Representative from Yak Holidays will receive you,
After lunch, visit Rimpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
Visit the Ta dzong, an ancient watchtower, which has been since 1967, the National Museum of Bhutan
Hike to Taktsang Monastery (The Tiger’s Nest): Excursion to Taktsang Monastery (The Tiger’s Nest).
Drive to the ruins of Drukgyel dzong, now in ruins was built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
Altitude 2,850 m; Distance 17 Km; Time 5 – 6 hours (Ascent 360 meters, Descent 80 meters)
Trek to Shana starts at Drukgyal Dzong at 2580 meters following the Paro river, Overnight at camp Shana.
Altitude: 3610 m; Distance 22 Km; Time 7 – 8 hours. (Ascent 770 meters, Descent 10 meters)
The trail follows the river through a heavily forested area with a few isolated farmhouses. We Pass a junction enroute, where another path leads north over the Tremo La to Tibet. Camp is in a meadow with a stone shelter.
Altitude: 4080 m; Distance 19 Kms; Time 5 – 6 hours. (Ascent 480 meters)
After passing a small army post, the trail slowly leaves the forest line and gradually climbs into a beautiful valley, passing Tegethang,a winter home of yak herdsmen. Lots of yaks will be seen today before we arrive at the Jhomolhari base camp (4,115 m).
enjoy the superb view all around.
For Day hikes, you have 3 options on this day at Jangothang.
Hike to Jumolhari Glacier which is around 4 Â½ hours (Back and forth)
Hike to Jichu Drake Glacier which is around 3 hours (Back and Forth). Walk up the mountain between Jumolhari and Jichu Drake, the summit is at 5200 meters with a great view of both the mountains. This is 8 hours (Back and forth).
Camp altitude is 4010 meters. 18 kms, walking time: 6-7 hours, Ascent 840 meters, Descent: 870 meters.
The trail follows the stream for half an hour and crosses the bridge, Start the climb up to the first ridge with a breathtaking view of Jumolhari, JichuDrakey and Tsrim Ghang Climb to the Nyeley la pass at an altitude of 4,700 meters. After the pass it’s a gradual descent to the Lingshi camp, enjoying the panorama view of the peaks and Lingshi dzong.
Camp at Shodu: 4080 meters. Distance: 22 kms, 8-9 hours walk. (Ascent 940 meters, Descent 920 meters). The trail today climbs to Yalila Pass (4930 m), from where on a clear day, impressive views of Mount Jumolhari, Tserim Kang and Masagang can be seen.
Camp at Altitude: 3710 meters. 16 kms. Walking time 5-6 hours, Ascent 250 meters, Descent: 670 meters.
The path follows the Thimphu River, descending through rhododendron, juniper and other alpine forest.
The view of the cliff facing rocks and waterfalls are stunning. The trail gradually ascends to the ruins of the Barshong dzong, reaching the camp.
Camp at the altitude 3320 meters. 15 kms. Walking time 4-6 hours, Ascent 290 meters, and Descent 640 meters.
The road descends through alpine forest and climb up to Dolamkencho camp.
Distance 8 km, 4 hours walk. Ascent 500 meters, Descent 930 meters. The path descends through bamboo forests, Arrive at Dodena where you will be picked up for the drive to Thimphu.
Visit to the National Memorial Chorten (1974) built in honour of our late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, The Dupthop Lhakhang one of the few surviving nunneries in Bhutan.
Visit the National Library, Painting School where traditional art is still kept alive, Traditional Medicine Institute where medicines are prepared according to ancient practices, Lungtenzampa to observe the Royal silver smiths, Bhutanese paper factory at work.
Other highlights include a visit to the Tashichho Dzong, Visit the Handicrafts Emporium followed by shopping for souvenirs in the shops of Thimphu.
Drive to Punakha via Dochula pass. If the weather is clear, Visit Punakha Dzong built in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and is situated between Pho Chu (Male River) and Mo Chu (Female River).
Early morning, drive to the airport and farewell.
Mr Mr. Tashi Tshering Lepcha
Khamba Lee, Upper Sichey Area, Gangtok, Sikkim, India - 737101
Glimpses Of Sikkim - 7 D / 6 N
Cultural Tour Of Sikkim - 22 D / 21 N
Rhododendron Tour - 15 D / 14 N
Kangchendzonga Trek - 15 D / 14 N
Singalila-Goechala Trek - 22 D / 21 N
Singalila - Goechala
Green Lake Trek - 15 D / 14 N
Sandakphu Trekking Tour - 12 D / 11 N
Glimpse Of Sikkim, Darjeeling & Bhutan - 11 D / 10 N
Sikkim - Darjeeling - Bhutan
Kaziranga National Park Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Assam Tour - 7 D / 6 N