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This is 31 days trek is best undertaken in September and October and is regarded as one of the most difficult treks in the world because of the altitude - infact trekkers often find they are unable to complete the route due to heavy snowfall on the high passes.the trek start from drukgyal dzong and follows the route of the Laya - gasa trek till Laya,after which you climb to Tarina crossing two hig passes and catching views of tshendagang,Jhomolhari,Gangla Karchung,Kangbum,terigang and Jegegangphugang.The best views of the entire trek are past Gangla karchung La from where you also see a glacier sweeping down from Terigang and ending in lugi Tsho,The brilliant glacial lake that burst in the 60’s and again in the 90’s, causing a flood that destroyed part of punakha dzong.The route takes you over a ridge that offer most dramatic panoramic mountains view and down into a wide glacial valley. Duration: 31days(Difficult treks in the world). Seasons:September - October.
Day 1 : Arrive at Paro Bhutan
Arrive Paro by Druk Air.On arrival and after visa formalities you will be received by Yatra Bhutan Tours and Treks representatives and transferred to your very comfortable hotel.
In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to explore Paro town a little and visit Paro Dzong. A Dzong is part fortress, part castle, part monastery and part administration building. Paro Dzong is one of Bhutan’s most impressive and well-known dzongs, and the finest example of Bhutanese architecture we’ll see. The inward-sloping walls form a massive structure that towers over the town and is visible as a great white monolith from vantage points throughout the valley. Paro is at 2280 metres (7500 ft).
Day 2 : Day Hike to Taktsang Monastery
The hike which is all up hill takes about 2 /3 hours through villages and pine forests. The monastery which clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters above the Paro valley.During the end of the 17 century, a monastery was built on the spot where the saint meditated and it is a pilgrimage site for every Bhutanese to visit once in their life time. Stroll back to hotel.
Day 3 : Drukgyel Dzong to Sharna(Trek Start)
Distance: 17km - 5 to 6 hours,campsite at Sharna (2800m / 9200 feet).
Day 4 : Sharna to Thangkthanka
Distance: 22km - 7 to 8 hours, Campsite at Thangkthanka (3520m / 11545 ft.)
Day 5 : Thangthanka to Jangothang
Distance: 19km - 5 to 6 hours
Campsite at Jangothang (4040m / 13,250 ft), we can watch the sun set on Mt. Jhomolhari (7314m) and Mt. Jichu Drake (6989m).
Day 6 : Halt at Jangothang
Halt at Jangothang
Day 7 : Jangothang to Lingshi
Distance: 20km - 6 to 7 hours,Campsite at 4150m (13,700 ft).
Day 8 : Lingshi to Chebisa
Distance: 14km - 4 to 5 hours,Campsite at Chebisa (3850m / 12,600 ft)
Day 9 : Chebisa to Shakshepasa
Distance: 13km - 4 hours,Camp site at 3980m (13,100 ft)
Day 10 : Shakshepasa to Robluthang
Distance: 18km - 7 to 8 hours,Campsite at Robluthang at 4160m (13,700 ft).
Day 11 : Robluthang to Limithang
Distance: 19km - 7 to 8 hours ,Camp site at 4140m (13,650 ft).
Day 12 : Limithang to Laya.
Distance: 10km - 4 to 5 hours ,Campsite at Laya at 3840m (12,650 ft).
Day 13 : halt at Laya
halt at Laya
Day 14 : Laya to Rodufu
Distance: 19km - 6 to 7 hours ,Camp at Rodufu at 4160m (13,645 ft).
Day 15 : Rodufu to Narethang
Distance: 16km - 8 to 9 hours,Campsite at 4900m (16,000 ft).
Day 16 : Narethang to Tarina
Distance 18km - 5 to 6 hours,Camp at Tarina at 4020m (13,250 ft).
Day 17 : Tarina to Woche
Distance: 15km - 5 to 6 hours ,Campsite at Woche at 3940m (13,000 ft).
Day 18 : Woche to Lhedi
Distance: 19km - 7 to 8 hours,Camp at 3600m (11,800 ft).
Day 19 : Lhedi to Thanza
Distance: 19km - 6 to 7 hours,Camp at Thanza, 4080m (13,300 ft).
Day 20 : Halt at THANZA, 4080m (13,300 ft).
Halt at THANZA, 4080m (13,300 ft).
Day 21 : Thanza to Danji
Distance: 8km - 4 hours,Camp at 4600m/15,000ft,
Day 22 : Danji to Tso Chena
Distance: 12km - 5 hours,Campsite at 4800m (15,740 ft).
Day 23 : Tso Chena to Jichu Dramo
Distance: 14km - 4 to 5 hours,Camp at Jichu Dramo at 4880m (16,000 ft).
Day 24 : Jichu Dramo to Chukarpo
Distance: 18km - 5 to 6 hours,Campsite at 4950m (16335 ft).
Day 25 : Chukarpo to Thampe Tso
Distance: 18km - 5 to 6 hours,Camp at Thampe Tso at 4200m (13,860 ft).
Day 26 : Thampe Tso to Maurothang
Distance: 14km - 5 hours
Campsite at 3550m (11,640 ft).
Day 27 : Maurothang to Nikachu Chazam / Drive to Punakha
Distance: 23km - 7 to 8 hours
Day 28 : Drive to Punakha. (Approximately 3 hours)
Drive to Punakha. (Approximately 3 hours)
Day 29 : Drive Punakha to Thimphu
Drive Punakha to Thimphu
Day 30 : Drive Thimphu to Paro
Drive Thimphu to Paro
Day 31 : Departure
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