Jhomolhari Trek

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  • Duration: 14 days
  • Departs: 30/11/2015
  • Price: $250

[ 14 days / 8 days moderate trekking ]

This moderate hike is one of the most popular among enthusiastic trekkers. It provides the opportunity to see a great variety of flora and fauna including rhododendron and blue sheep. We pass many mountain lakes and get some really magnificent mountain views.

Day 1
Paro Dzong

Arrive at Paro, clear immigration and customs. I will meet as you exit the airport and take you to the hotel. hotel. Orientation. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan and Paro Dzong. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Paro Valley

Sightseeing in Paro Valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Taktshang Monastery

Walk/hike to Tiger’s Nest, Taktshang Monastery. Lunch at Taktshang teahouse with its spectacular view of the famous monastery. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Shana

Paro to Shana, the main trek begins with a 17 km walk at 2800m.

Day 5
Soi Thangtahankha

Shana to Soi Thangtahankha is an all day, 9-10hrs walk, at about 3750m.

Day 6
Jangothang

Soi Thangtahankha to Jangothang, This 19 km trail averages 4040m.

Day 7
Lingshi

Jangothang to Lingshi, Today is about the same distance and altitude as the previous day.

Day 8
Shodu

Lingshi to Shodu, A little shorter and a little lower altitude, 18 km at 3963m.

Day 9
Barsong

Shodu to Barsong, this is 13 kms at less than 4000 m.

Day 10
Dolam Kencho

Barsong to Dolam Kencho, a repeat of length and altitude of previous day.

Day 11
Thimphu

Dolam Kencho to Thimphu, We finish with a fairly long 17 km trail but at a lower altitude of only 2400m.

Day 12
Thimphu Valley

Thimphu valley sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13
Simtokha

Tours of handicraft center and shopping in the morning; in the afternoon, visit Bhutan’s oldest Dzong, Simtokha, and then drive to Paro. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14
Paro International Airport

Drive to airport in time to check in for your early morning departure.

Details

 START Paro
FINISH Punakha
DESTINATIONS Paro-Thimphu-Punakha
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Paro International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
WHAT’S INCLUDE
  • Private guided tour
  • Visas for Bhutan
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily 3 meals (B/L/D) at designated restaurants or hotels
  • Accommodation at 3 star hotel
  • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
  • An experienced driver
  • A tour vehicle
  • Entry fees & road permits
  • Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Set of traditional costume (to be return at the end of your stay)
  • Full service & assistance before, during and after your Bhutan trip
WHAT’S EXCLUDED
  • Flight into Bhutan via Drukair (can be arranged with us)
  • Hotel stay outside of Bhutan
  • Travel Insurance (can be arranged with us)
  • Meals at 4-5 stars restaurants
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Alcoholic drink
  • Flight on other airline to catch Drukair Flight

Best Season

Spring (March to May) and autumn (September and October) are the best time for touring and trekking in Bhutan. The months of April and May offer the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms whereas Bhutan observes its biggest festivals during spring.

Trip Start Dates

We will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please Contact Us  for your customized departure date.

Additional Information

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Note: This itinerary is a sample itinerary to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. We have designed this itinerary including the best cultural and natural aspects of this country. We can further customize the itinerary to suit your specific interest and needs. Please Talk to Us for more details. Itinerary is subject to flight and hotel availability. 

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