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  • Trip Name : Jumolhari Trek
  • Difficulty : Moderate
  • Trip Duration : 10 Days
  • Activity : Trekking

Jumolhari Trek

Bhutan Classic trek Around Jumolhari starts at Paro and end at Doden near Thimpu.

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Bhutan Classic trek Around Jumolhari starts at Paro and end at Doden near Thimpu. We follow the Pachu upstream passing through scattered hamlets and farmland, into a deep and richly forested valley, which further leads to a high alpine pastureland where yak herders graze their animals. The route passes through two high passes from Jangothang. The views of Jumolhari mountain (7314 M) from Jangothang is spectacular. Though this Jumolhari trek is strenuous but it is very popular. The highest point is 4115 M. Besides, Mt. Jumolhari and its adjoining ranges have impressed visitors to admit as one of the most beautiful peak. This round Jumolhari trek also offer s a taste of great variety of Bhutanese landscape and culture.

Day 01: Arrive at Paro

Day 02: Paro Shana (Start of Trek)

Day 03: Shana to Thangthangka

Day 04: Thangthangka to Jangothang

Day 05: Jangothang rest day

Day 06: Jangothang to Thangthangka

Day 07: Thangthangka to Shana

Day 08: Shana to Paro (End of Trek)

Day 09: Paro - Thimphu

Day 10: Morning departure from Paro Airport

Day 01: Arrive at Paro
During the flight, on a clear day, you can see breathtaking views of the Himalaya Mountains, including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks in Bhutan. On arrival you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check in in Hotel Tea coffee & lunch in Hotel. Afternoon: Half day Sightseeing of Paro valley, stroll in Paro Town.

 

Day 02: Paro to Shana (Start of Trek)
Our trek to Shana starts at Drukgyal Dzong following the Paro river and we pass cultivated fields and tiny web picturesque villages. The forests are alive with numerous birds and brightly colored butterflies. Overnight at camp Shana. Altitude 2,820 m; Distance 14 Km; Time 5 - 6 hours. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 03: Shana to Thangthangka
The trail follows the river through a heavily forested area with a few isolated farmhouses. It narrows and closes in and the trail winds up and down along the drainage. We pass a junction enroute, where another path leads north over the Tremo La to Tibet. Camp is in a meadow with a stone shelter. Altitude 3610 m; Distance 21 Km; Time 7 - 8 hours. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 04: Thangthangka to Jangothang
In the morning after passing a small army post, the trail slowly leaves the forest line and gradually climbs into a beautiful valley, passing Tegethang, a winter home of yak herdsmen. Lunch will be served in one of these huts. Lots of yaks will be seen today before we arrive at the Jhomolhari base camp (4,115 m). High mountains overlook the camp and visible nearby are the ruins of an old fortress used to guard Bhutan against Tibetan invasions. Altitude 4,115 m; Distance 15 Km; Time 5 - 6 hours. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 05: Jangothang rest day
A chance to walk up to the Jhomolhari glacier or to the Tsho Phu lakes on the opposite direction. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 06: Jangothang to Thangthangka
The pass different vegetation and you come across wonderful places for photography. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 07: Thangthangka to Shana
You can pass over many small streams and dense forest. Some time you can see lot of different wild animals. Overnight in Camp.

 

Day 08: Shana to Paro (End of Trek)
Our transport will be waiting (at Drukgyal Dzong) to take us to the hotel in Paro,rest, Dinner and Overnight in Hotel at Paro.

 

Day 09: Paro to Thimphu
After breakfast, drive to Thimphu whole day sightseeing. Thimphu evening drive back to Paro.

 

Day 10: Morning departure from Paro Airport

Price Details

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Price Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle for airport and hotel pick up/drop off, sightseeing and transfers
  • All domestic flights (if any)
  • Accommodation in teahouses and hotels
  • All meals during trek
  • Entry permit to parks, monuments and cultural landmarks
  • Trekking guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s) their daily wages, food, accommodation and other expenses
  • Comprehensive medical kit
  • In case of emergency, we can send helicopters for evacuation, manage all paperwork, and deal with related insurance companies (provided the client has valid insurance)


Price Excludes

  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Travel insurance covering medical treatment and evacuation by ground and air
  • Nepal entry visa, obtained upon arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Rescue and evacuation
  • Extra road transport/flight cost in case member returns earlier
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and if applicable, in Pokhara
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, communication and bar bill
  • Tips for trip staff and driver. (Tipping is appreciated)
  • Other expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section