This is a 8days trek from Paro to
Jomolhari base camp at Jangothang,
returning via the same route to Paro.
The view of Jomolhari Mountain (7314M)
from Janggothang is spectacular. This
trek also affords a excellent
opportunity to see Yaks. The Trek is
very popular. The highest point on the
The final leg of your trip will include
travel to Thimphu, the capital city.
Jhomolhari trek in Bhutan
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu
Arrival you will be received by tour
manager and escorted to your hotel in
kathmandu. Our tour manager will give
you pre-tour briefing. Rest of time is
Day 02 : Kathmandu city tour
After breakfast, visit monkey temple
(Swayambhunath Temple), Patan,
Boudhanath sputa and Pashupati temple.
Over night at Hotel.
Day 03 : Arrive Paro
The flight from Kathmandu to Paro,
offers fascinating views of the eastern
Himalayan range, including Mt. Everest.
On arrival you will be received by your
guide and escorted to your hotel in
Paro. In the evening visit Paro town,
stroll through its quaint two streets
and browse through the shops. Dinner and
overnight stay at the hotel in Paro.
Day 04 : Paro Sightseeing
Drive to ruined Drukgyel Dzong, a
victory fortress of the 17th century.
Although in ruins, this Dzong is of
great historical importance. It was here
that the Bhutanese finally defeated the
invading Tibetans and drove them back.
In the afternoon, you will visit the
National Museum, Rinpung Dzong (built in
1645 A.D) and crossing the typical
traditional roofed bridge to Paro town.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Paro – Shana (trek starts)
Today the start of trek from Drugyel
Dzong to Shana for about 5-6 hours with
gradual climb following the Paro river
through the agriculture valley and
villages. Your overnight camp will be at
Shana Zampa, Alt 2,870 m /9,557 ft,
Overnight at camp. 2800m.
Day 06 : Shana - Thangthangka
The trial is gradual ascent following
the Paro River through the conifer
forest & Rhododendron. The campsite in a
flat meadow place surrounded by conifer
and birch forest and on the clear day
you could have a magnificent view of Mt.
Jumolhari peep at you suddenly out of
the clouds. Camp at alt. 3860, and trek
of 6-7 hours.
Day 07 : Thangthangka - Jangothang
The trial leads by passing the array
post and the valley begin to widen and
come by the winter house of yak herder.
Camp beneath a ruined fortress at the
base of Mt. Jumolhari alt. 4040 m. and
trek about 5-6 hours.
Day 08 : Jangothang - Halt
Explore with stupendous day hike with
choice of oneself to the direction of
Jumolhari, Drake to the north,
un-climbed summits and ridges to the
east or to Tsophu (lake). Overnight at
Day 09 : Jangothang- Dhumzo
16 Kms about 5-6 hours The trail leads
north to the last settlement in the
valley and drops to the Paro Chhu,
crossing it on a wooden bridge.
Switchback up the side of the hill to a
large cirque and the lake of Tshophu
(4380m / 14,367ft). Stay on the eastern
side of the lake, passing a second lake
as the trail gets steeper climbing to
Bhonte La (4890m /16,040 ft). From the
pass the route winds down a ridge with a
lot of crisscrossing yak trails. It
finally switchbacks down to a stream.
Trek downstream to a bridge, cross to
the south side of the stream and
continue a short distance to your camp
at 3800m / 12464 ft.
Day 10 : Dhumzo - Thombu Shong
11 Kms 4-5 hours the trail climbs 100m
over a ridge, and then drops to another
stream. Crossing that stream, the
trailheads up the hillside, dropping
into a small side valley before emerging
onto a ridge. Here the route turns
south, ascending past a few huts to
Thombu La (4520m / 14,826ft). A steep
descent leads to Thombu Shong (4180m /
13,710ft). Cross the river and go
upstream to camp at the same place as
trek day 1.
Day 11 : Thombu Shong - Shana
Climb out of the valley to a crest at
4360m / 14300 feet, then make a steep
descent along the ridge, finally
reaching the helipad at Gunitsawa (2730
m / 8955 feet. Cross the river and go
upstream to camp at the same place as
trek Day 1.
Day 12 : Shana-Paro
17 Kms 5-6 hours Follow Trek day 1 in
reverse to Drukgyal Dzong and drive to
Thimphu, capital city at 2500 m /
8200feet. Overnight at Hotel
Day 13 : Thimpu sightseeing - Paro
Visit the Memorial Chorten (a huge
Stupa) built in memory of King Jigme
Dorji Wangchuk, (1952-1972). Visit
Changangkha Lhakhang and Sangaygang for
a bird’s eye view of the city. Enroute
visit Zilukha nunnery. After lunch, call
on Handicrafts Emporium where
Traditional Bhutanese textiles and other
Arts and Crafts are displayed. You can
also purchase the items of your choice.
After an evening tea, drive to Paro
along a winding road for about 2 hrs to
spend a night there.
Day 14 : Fly back to Kathmandu.
Representative of Mission Eco Trek will
bid you farewell. TASHI DELEK.
March – June &
Nights can at
times be very
cold and in
Mission Eco Trek
many years. We
Trekking. On our
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stay in tents on
takes 13 days,
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