• Jomolhari Trekking

Jomolhari Trekking

Trip Facts :

Program Code: TT-BHT03
Duration: 12 days
Program Type: Trekking
Minimum Pax: 2+
Maximum Altitude: 4700m
Mode of Travel: Flight/Land
Start Trip: Paro
End Trip: Paro
Grade:
Booking    tell a friend     print page

Overview

It is hard and demanding one. But it is truly rewarding and worth doing it. The trek will take you to the beautiful landscapes of Bhutan, unique and traditionally rich villages, passing through the nomadic yak herder’s campsites, the fantastic views of the Himalayan Mountains, memorable camping at the base of mountain Jumolhari – the goddess of mountains. It attains a maximum altitude of 4890m. The trek starts from Drukgyel Dzong (Paro) and ends at Thimphu. Some trekkers trek till base camp and return to Drukgyel Dzong via same route.

Price Starts From :
1-2 person : USD 4070 per person
3-12 person : USD 3520 per person

Day 01: Bangkok – Paro

Day 02: Paro Halt

Day 03: Paro – Shana (Start of Trek)


Day 04: Shana – Thangthangka.


Day 05: Thangthangka – Jangothang


Day 06: Jangothang (Halt)

Day 07: Jangothang – Lingshi

Day 08: Lingshi – Shodu


Day 09: Shodu – Barshong


Day 10: Barshong – Dodina – Thimphu (End of Trek)


Day 11: Thimphu –Paro


Day 12: Paro – Airport

Day 01: Bangkok – Paro
Arrive Paro. Afternoon visit National Museum & Paro Dzong. Evening at stroll around the Paro town. Welcome dinner and over night at hotel.

Day 02: Paro Halt

Hike to Taktshang Goenpa. Afternoon visit Drukgyel dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. Evening visit farmhouse for dinner, Suja (Butter Tea) and Ara (Local Alchol). Over night stay at hotel.

Day 03: Paro – Shana (Start of Trek)

Our trek to Shana starts at Drukgyal Dzong following the Paro river gently. We pass through the cultivated fields and tiny picturesque villages. Overnight at camp Shana.
Altitude 2,820 m; Distance 14 Km; Time 5 – 6 hours.

Day 04: Shana – Thangthangka.

We pass by a few isolated farmhouses, and deep forest area. We also pass a junction en-route, where another path leads north over the Tremo La to Tibet. Over night camp at Thangthangka.
Altitude 3610 m; Distance 21 Km; Time 7 – 8 hours.

Day 05: Thangthangka – Jangothang

En-route a small army post, beautifully valley of Tegethang, yaks, the stunning views of mountain Jhomolhari, Jichudrake and Tsherim Gang. The ruins of an old fortress used to guard Bhutan against Tibetan invasions with wind flags, backgrounds with mountain Jhomolhari is spectacular.
Altitude 4,115 m; Distance 15 Km; Time 5 – 6 hours.

Day 06: Jangothang (Halt)

A rest day. A chance to acclimatize and walk up to the Jhomolhari glacier or to the lakes in the opposite direction.

Day 07: Jangothang – Lingshi
A good day’s walk today with great views of the Jhomolhari, Jichu Drake and the Tserim Gang. We have to cross the Nyelela pass (4,700-m). We pass by the picturesque of Lingshi village and our first views of the truly mystical Lingshi Dzong atop a high hill. Overnight camp at Lingshi
Altitude 4150m; Distance 19 kms; Time 6 – 7 hours.

Day 08: Lingshi – Shodu

The trail ascends up to the Yalila pass (4,820-m). Mount Jhomolhari, Jichu Drake, Tserim Gang and Khangbum can be seen gorgeously on a clear day. Over night camp at Shodu.
Altitude 3,963 m; Distance 20kms; Time 6 – 7 hours.

Day 09: Shodu – Barshong

We will follow the Thimphu chhu through a forest of rhododendron, and waterfalls, the river then narrows and closes in and the trail winds along the drainage, ascending up to the ruins of the Barshong Dzong where we set camp.
Altitude 3,610 m; Distance 20 kms; Time 6 – 7 hours.

Day 10: Barshong – Dodina – Thimphu (End of Trek)

We descend down along the Thimphu Chu crossing forests of rhododendron and green meadows. Over night at Hotel
Distance 16 kms; Time 5 – 6 hours.

Day 11: Thimphu –Paro

Visit National Memorial Chorten, the Dupthop Lhakhang one of the few surviving nunneries in Bhutan. Folk Heritage museum and handicraft emporium. In evening drive to Paro. Over night stay at Paro.

Day 12: Paro – Airport

Morinig drive to Paro international airport for your onward flight to Bangkok.

Cost Include

  • English speaking guide
  • Monastery entrance fee as per our itinerary
  • Transportation by jeep
  • Accommodation on full board basis included Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast
  • Kathmandu- Paro- Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Bhutan Entry visa Permit

Cost Exclude

  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any kinds of Bar bills Mineral water, Alcoholic drinks, Juice etc.
  • Any Expense of Personal Nature.
  • Tips for tour staff ( Tipping is expected but not compulsory)
  • Airport Departure tax
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price includes section
  • Sleeping Bag (Best sleeping bags are down-filled)
  • Down or fibre-filled Jacket
  • Jumper or pile Jacket
  • Hiking shorts or Skirt (skimpy shorts are not appropriate culturally). Skirt for women provide ease when nature calls along the way but too long may not be practical for walking through mud.
  • Comfortable in long pants or pants that pull at the knees.
  • Rain –gear (water-proof jacket, poncho or umbrella)
  • T-Shirts or Blouses
  • Insulated Pants for High-altitude trekking
  • Wind breaker
  • Long underwear
  • Woolen Hat or Balaclava
  • Ski Gloves
  • Gaiters
  • Trekking Boots, Running Shoes and Flip flops/down booties for camp wear
  • Socks (Nylon wool blend or polypropylene)
  • Back-pack
  • Water-bottle
  • Torch
  • Duffel Bag
  • Extra Duffel bag or Suitcase to leave in the city when you go for trek
  • Sun Gear (Sun Glasses, Hats, Screen lotions)
  • Camera & memory cards
  • Extra batteries for camera, flash lights
  • Toiletries (must include personal towel, shampoos, toothpaste, brush etc.)
  • First-aid KIT (although basic medical kit is brought along, but most of it being local are not so good) and so you should try to bring your own.

Similar Trip You May Like

  • Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

    Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek

    10 days
    The route is particularly rich in bird species, alpine flowers, musk deer and attractive meadows make this trek a wonderful experience. Dagala mountain range divides two prominent valleys of Thimphu and wangdi. The altitude of the plateau is around 4000 meters. It has many lakes of different sizes and in most lakes one can find trout fish. The route also…
    Read More
  • Bhutan Tour with Druk Path Trekking

    Bhutan Tour with Druk Path Trekking

    7 days
    Druk Path trek is a short trek crossing the chain of mountains which separates two district, Paro & Thimphu or vice versa. This is a classic walk along high, windy ridges, past ruined forts, which long ago guarded against Tibetan invasion. Although the route is sparsely inhabited there are wonderful lakes teeming with fish and the area is famous for…
    Read More
  • Gangtey Valley Trekking

    Gangtey Valley Trekking

    7 days
    This moderate trekking starts from Gangtey at Phobjikha, a wide green lush valley which is also a winter residence of rare and endangered black necked cranes that migrate from Tibet to Bhutan in late autumn. The trail passes through mixed forest of juniper, magnolia, and rhododendron to the remote hamlets and farmland of Gogona and Khotokha. Price…
    Read More

Bhutan Hikking and Trekking Travel Info

Top Offers

Don't Miss

    • Bird Watching Tour

      Its a wild pleasure to watch birds and their activities. Nepal is the best place for the wilderness of watching birds and their activities. Nepal… Read More
    • Pisang Peak Climbing

      Pisang peak climbing in Nepal is the perfect activity for adventure and nature lovers. The enchanting environment of the non-expedition peak makes… Read More
    • Sunkoshi River Rafting

      Sunkoshi River rafting in Nepal is the most raft trips start at Dolalghat your raft 'put-in-point' covering the distance of 57kms in about 3 hrs.… Read More