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Jomolhari Trek Tour

Duration 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination Covered Thimphu, Paro, Punakha
Price (Starting From) USD 3960 Per Person

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  • Jomolhari Base Camp

  • Chorten

  • Trekking to Lingshi

The Jomolhari trek offers a taste of the great variety of Bhutanese landscapes. Starting Drugyel Dzong, we pass through scattered hamlets and farmland, into a deep and richly forested valley, which leads to a high alpine pastureland where yak herders graze their animals. You can have the view of Mt. Jomolhari from the second camp and as you near the campsite you will be greeted by Mt. Jechudrakey and Mt, Tsherimgang. First three days you will hike gradually uphill following the stream which originate from the Mount Jomolhari, and two days of crossing high passes Nyilila Alt. 4650 M. and Yali-la Alt. 4950 M., and again three days of descending to lower region following the Thimphu river to Thimphu valley. Our highest camp, at base camp Alt. 4100 M. of Mt. Jomolhari, is in magnificent location with view of Mount Jomolhari.Tour cost mentioned do not include Air fare.
Personal Expenses : Telephone calls, Alcohol.
Passport Cost, Travel insurance.22-0630-11

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Paro

During the flight, you will experience breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan Peaks like the sacred Jhumolhari & Jichu Drake in Bhutan. On arrival you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Paro - Sightseeing

After breakfast, drive to Drugyel dzong, the ruined fortress which once defended Paro valley from Tibetan invasion. This fortress, now a burnt shell, was strategic in Bhutan's defence against Tibetan invasion. The sacred mountain Jhumolhari (7,314 meters) can be seen in the background on a clear day. On the way back we visit the National Museum. After lunch a half-day excursion to the famous Taktsang monastery (Tiger's Den) to the viewpoint. Overnight Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 3: Paro - Shana (Trek Begins)

After breakfast, drive up to Drugyel dzong where the road ends and the Trek begins. Following the Pa Chu River gently uphill through a narrowing valley. Camp is just beyond an Army Post. Altitude: 2800 meters. Distance: 17 km. 5-6 hrs.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 4: Shana - Soi Thankthangka

Continue uphill through the River Valley. It narrows and closes in and the trial winds up and down along the waterway. Camp is in a meadow with a stone shelter built for trekkers. Altitude: 3600 meters. Distance: 21 km. - 7-8 hrs.

Day 5: Soi Thangthangka - Jangothang

On up the Pa Chu River, passing a small Army post where the valley widens again. One can view the high ridges and then the snow-capped peaks located all around. You begin to see Yaks and the Yak Herders' Camp. Altitude: 4040 m. Distance: 19 km. - 5-6 hrs.

Day 6: Jangothang Halt

Trek up to Tsophu or there are stupendous day-hikes in three directions. Jhumolhari and its subsidiary are directly west. Jichu Drake to the north, unclimbed summits and ridges to the east.

Day 7: Jangothang - Lingshi

Wide Yak pastures on the way up and down the pass, possibly see some people in their Yak Hair Tents depending on the time of the year you are there. Great view of Lingshi dzong as you come down into the Lingshi basin if the weather is clear. Tserim Gang and its descending glaciers at the north end of the valley. Camp is in a stone shelter built for trekkers. It has an inside fire pit and you can sleep on a wooden floor or in a tent. Altitude: 4150 m. Distance: 19 km. 5-6 hrs.

Day 8: Lingshi Halt

A day excursion to Tshokha (lake) i.e. base camp for Jichu Drake. During the excursion it is possible to see hundreds of Blue Sheep and Musk Deer. Altitude: 4500 m. Distance: 15 km. - 3-4 hrs.

Day 9: Lingshi - Shodu

The trail ascends up to the Yalila Pass (4820 m.) from the Mount Jhumolhari. On a clear day, Tserim Kang and Masagang can be seen. Camp is in a stone shelter. Altitude: 3963 m. Distance: 22 km. - 7-8 hrs.

Day 10: Shodu - Barshong

Follow the Thimphu Chu River through the thick forest of Rhododendrons and water falls. It narrows and closes in and the trail winds up and down along the waterway. Ascending up to the ruins of Barshong dzong, camp is just below the ruined dzong with a stone shelter. Altitude: 3785 m. Distance: 13 km. - 3-4 hrs.

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Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing

Exclusions :

  • Tour cost mentioned do not include Air fare.
  • Personal Expenses : Telephone calls, Alcohol.
  • Passport Cost, Travel insurance.

Specific Departure Dates :

Apr 14 to 28
Apr 30 to May 14
May 17 to May 31
Sep 24 to Oct 8
Oct 15 to Oct 29
Nov 1 to Nov 15

Departure Cities with rates :

Peak Season : US $ 3900 more than three persons Peak Season : US $ 4250 one person Off Season : US $ 3550 more than three persons Off Season : US $ 3760 one person

Terms & Conditions :

* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.~^#^~* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date. ~^#^~