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Jomulhari Trek Package

Package Duration
12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered
Thimphu

  • Day 1 : Paro Arrival

    Description :

    Arrive Paro. You will be welcomed by our Guide who will be waiting for your arrival. . Then you can start our cultural sightseeing of paro by visiting the 15 century old Dungtse lhakhang which one of old unique temple. Then drive up to visit Ta dzong (watch tower) built in 1951 to use as a watch tower to defend Ringpung dzong and Paro valley during the time of war and converted into national museum in 1967 which recorded in UNESCO world heritage. Unfortunately original museum was destroyed by the earthquake in September 2011 but one can still see a magnificent collection of Bhutanese artifacts like costumes, religious Tahngka paintings, arm weapons, and a fascinating collection of Bhutan stamps in new gallery. Then will visit Paro Ringpung dzong which is one of the finest example of Bhutanese architecture. If still feel energetic you can take a short walk down to the cantilever bridge. After that leisure in Paro town.

    Day 2 : Hike to Taktshang

    Description :

    Today take a day hike to the sacred Taktsang Goenpa (tiger nest monastery) which was built on the rock face at 900 meters above the valley floor. The history says guru Rinphoche during his second visit to Bhutan in 8th century have flew to the place riding on a tigress to subdue demon Singye Samdrup and meditated here for three months. Later temporary ruler of Bhutan GyalsheTenzin Rabgay has built monastery in 16 century. It one of the most highlighted holy site of the tourist as well it is a place where Bhutanese people belive they must visit once in their life time. Towards evening will visit one of the oldest temple in Bhutan kyichu lhakhang built in 7th century. Night halt at Paro

    Day 3 : Drive to Chelela for acclimatization and the drive to Sharna Zampa

    Description :

    Today in morning drive for 45 minutes to chelela pass at 3890 metres where you will have a charming view of second highest Himalaya of Bhutan mountain Jomolhari (7456 meters mountain of god) in fine weather .From the road point you can walk up the incline for 1.5 hour towards the highest point of 4500 meters for the better acclimatization to start trek, from the point you will get better view of mount Jomolhari and other peak such as Kanchenjunga. Walk down the hill ridges through rhododendron and hemlock forest to Kila Geonpa,a nunnery monastery inhabited by about 40 nuns. From here you can return to the car and drive back to paro for lunch. Afternoon drive about 2 hours to first camp site Shana where the Trek begins at next day. On the way there will be a time to visit Drukgyal dzong(victory fortress)which was built in 1644 to celebrate the victory over Tibetan invaders and destroyed by the fire in 1951.Continue your drive along the feeder road from Drukgyal and when you reach to Shana you will meet trekking crew waiting with evening tea for you.
    Night stay in Shana camp(2890 m)

    Day 4 : Sharna Zampa – Thangthangkha(Start of Trek)

    Description :

    Distance 22 km, 7-8 hours, 770 m ascent, 10 m descent, camp altitude 3,610 m. On this long day, the trail continues with lots of small ups and downs. After going uphill through the river valley the valley finally narrows gradually to a mere path which descends to a meadow where a camp will be set up. From here, if weather permits, you will have the first great view of Mt. Jomolhari

    Day 5 : Thangthangkha - Jangothang

    Description :

    Distance 19 km, 5-6 hours, 480 m ascent, camp altitude 4,080 m. If you did not see Mt. Jomolhari the previous evening, you will still have a chance to get a great view early this morning. This morning the trek continues up the Paro Chhu valley which widens into patches of alpine meadow and scanty growths of forest. You will cross an army checkpoint along the way and enjoy a spectacular view of high mountain ridges and snow-capped peaks. In this area yaks and their herder’s homes become a regular feature of the landscape. Passing the villages Soe, Takethang and Dangochang is another asset on this day. After reaching Jangothang, one of the most beautiful campsites of the Himalayas, you will again have a spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari.

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    Jomulhari Trek (12 days/11 nights)
    Jomolhari Trek is one of 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).
    Season: April to June, September to November
    Duration: 9 days
    Start: Drukgyal Dzong Paro
    End: Dodena Thimphu
    Difficulty rating: Hard
    Maximum elevation: 4930m
    Package Excludes :
    • All air ticket to/from Bhutan
    • Personal expenses
    • Travel Insurance
    • Beverages during meals
    • Tipping to Guide and driver

  • Package Terms & Conditions :

    Group Incentives(FOC)

    • 11 pax-15 pax: 1 person gets 50% off on the tour cost from a group
    • 16 pax and above: 1 person gets 100% off on the tour cost from a group




Contact Detail

Hmong Travel Services Ltd

Contact Person :-

Mr. Eric Yang

Address :- Ban Nong Teng, Vientiane Capital, Laos P.d.r, Vientiane, Laos - 0693A


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