Bhutan Jumolhari Round Trekking (#66 )

About this package

Bhutan offer a many different kinds of Tour and trekking combination of Natural discovery and an insight into the country's delicate and unique daily life. One of them is the Chomolhari trek where trekkers go to the base camp of Mt. Jomolhari. This trek starts at Paro, following the Paro river upstream literally to its source passing through scattered hamlets and farmland, into a deep and richly forested valleys, which further leads to a high alpine pastureland where yak herders graze their animals. Besides, Mt. Chomolhari and its adjoining range has impressed visitors to admit as one of the most beautiful peak. The trek offers a taste of great variety of Bhutanese landscape.

Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Paro and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Paro.

Day 2

Trek to Shana(2828m) via Drukgyal Dzong following the Paro river and cultivated fields, on the way enjoy with birds and brightly colored butterflies. Overnight at Camp.

Day 3

Trek Shana to Thangthangka (3610m) through a heavily forested area and pass a junction enroot, where another path leads north over the Tremo La to Tibet. Overnight at Camp.

Day 4

Trek Thangthangka to jangothang (4115m), on the way passing a small army post, forest line, beautiful valley, passing Tegethang and Jhomolhari base camp.Overnight at Camp.

Day 5

Rest day, enjoy with superb view all around. Overnight at Camp.

Day 6

Trek Jangothang to Lingshi(4000m), through crosses the bridge, a breathtaking view of Jumolhari, Jichudrakey , Tsrim Ghang, Nyeley la pass(4700m), Lingshi camp, enjoying the panorama view of the peaks and Lingshi Dzong.Overnight at Camp.

Day 7

Trek Ligshi to Shodu/Yalila Pass (4820m), from where on a clear day, impressive views of Mount Jumolhari, Tserim kang and Masagang can be seen. Overnight at Camp.

Day 8

Trek shodu to Barshong(3600m), on the way the path follows the Thimphu river, rhododendron, juniper and other alpine forest. Overnight at Camp.

Day 9

Trek Barshong to Dolamkencho(3600m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 10

Trek dolamkencho to Dodena, through bamboo forests, after the drive to Thimphu. Overnight at Thimphu or evening drive to Paro and overnight at Paro.

Day 11

Transfer hotel to airport for onward destination.

Health

There are no specific health requirements for entry into Nepal or Bhutan. However, you should consult your doctor for up-to-date information regarding vaccinations, high altitude medication and medications for any reasonably foreseeable illnesses whilst traveling in Nepal and Bhutan.

Be aware that some drugs, including anti-malarials, have side effects at altitude. Please discuss this carefully with your doctor.

Please be aware that medical facilities are not of the same standard you might expect at home. We strongly recommend that you carry a personal First Aid kit as well as sufficient quantities of any personal medical requirements (including a spare pair of glasses).

Weather

In the months of October, November, December, January and February, mornings and evenings will be cold. You will have to being in warm clothes (thick overcoats not necessary). While the months of February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September the days are warmer. June, July and August will be little wet and some rain gear would be necessary.

Due to wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing.

Sunglasses/spare glasses or contact lenses, pair of casual shoes, trekking boot if you choose bhutan treks, washing kit, shaving kit, towel, hat, umbrella, camera, film and accessories, maps, insect repellent, hand cream, small sewing kit & safety pins, torch or flash light with spare batteries, mirror, sun screen cream, lip salve or soluble aspirin, antiseptic cream, preparation for the relief of sunburn. You may not be tuned to the Asian drugs so it is always better to bring own brand.

  1. Accommodation - Twin share
  2. Transport as per itinerary
  3. All meals in Bhutan
  4. All airport transfers
  5. Sightseeing as per itinerary
  6. English speaking interpreter/guide

  1. Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
  2. Meals in Kathmandu (apart from breakfast)
  3. International flights and departure taxes
  4. Visa and passport fees
  5. Travel insurance
  6. Emergency evacuation
  7. Tips and gratuities

11 DAYS EXCLUDING FLIGHTS



Highlights

: 11 days
: 5005 m.
: Accommodation is on a twin share basis with private facilities.
: Breakfast only is included in Kathmandu. In Bhutan all meals are included.
: 15 km. per day
: All land transport, including transfers, is by private vehicle.
: Trekking
:
winter (December – February)
summer (September – November)
: 8
: Trekking
: Easy