Jomolhari Trek-12 Days 12 Days

Trip Code : KAT/JML01
Accomodation : Hotel and Camping
Duration : 12  Days
Grading : Moderate
Max Altitude : 4200
Starts at : Paro
End at : Paro

Overview

Jomolhari (7,513m) Trek is one of the most popular and attractive high altitude treks of Bhutan. The trek begins and ends in Paro where we also visit the famous Taktsang(Tiger’s Nest) Monastery. Jomolhari Trek is longer than the Jomolhari Loop the most popular trekking routes in Bhutan. With altitude differences of 2,500m and nearly 5,000m it offers a wide range of landscapes, fauna and flora. The highlight of this trek is the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari from Jomolhari Basecamp (Jangothang). Jomolhari Trek with Cultural tour is a package designed for those adventure lovers who would love to add a spice of trekking experience to their Bhutan cultural tour. Bhutan is a land of heavenly beauty. This Trek with cultural tour includes hike to Tiger’s monastery and sightseeing tour to Memorial chorten, Wangditse monastery, Nunnery temple, School of Art and Crafts, Changangkha monastery and many more. It is an opportunity to know about the unique Buddhist culture prevalent in Bhutan. The snow-capped mountains, lush hills, forests, rivers, valleys and its long treasured architecture are the assets that makes Bhutan so special. As you walk by the streets of Bhutan, you will find the influence of unique and unadulterated Buddhist culture. The temples, monasteries and dzongs are truly artistic and resembles the Tibetan Buddhist culture. Talking about its uniqueness in religion, it is the only country that has been able to sustain itself as a Mahayana Buddhist state. Also, popular as the Land of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is a sacred land located in the Eastern Himalayas in between two giant nations India and China.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Various types of himalayan flora and fauna
  • Histories, cultures, tradition and life style of Bhutanese people
  • Various historical and cultural ancient Gombas , Monasteries, Chortens (Stupas) and mani walls
  • Jomolhari Base Camp.
  • large variety of beautiful landscape, wild nature with surreal view of Mount Jomolhari(7,326 m )

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Paro ( 2200 Mtr) and transfer to hotel


  

Day 2: Acclimatization hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery(Thangsang Monestary)


  

Day 3: Trip to Shana Trek starts(2850 Mtr)


  

Day 4: Trek to Sio Thangthangkha(3610 Mtr)


  

Day 5: Trek to Jangothang(4050 Mtr)


  

Day 6: Rest day at Jangothang, Jumolhari Base Camp(4115 Mtr)


  

Day 7: Trek to Lingshi(4100 Mtr)


  

Day 8: Trek to Shodu(4100 Mtr)


  

Day 9: Trek to Barshong(3600 Mtr)


   

Day 10: Trek to Dolam Kencho(3320 Mtr)


  

Day 11: Trek to -Dodena-Thimphu Trek ends


  

Day 12: Final departure


  

What's included

  • Bhutanese visa fee
  • All ground transportation
  • Accommodation at a 3-star category hotel in Paro and Thimpu, approved by Bhutanese Government
  • Tented accommodation during the trek,
  • All meals during the trip
  • Tents and Kitchen utensils for trekking
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local guide and staffs
  • All entrance and road permit fees for visits of Monastries, monuments and museums
  • All entry/permit fees during the tour/trekking
  • Mineral water will be supplied during the tour and boiled water during the trek
  • All required Bhutanese government taxes/royalties
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner

What's not included

  • All international flights
  • All personal expenses (personal gears, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry etc.)
  • Other services not mentioned in the 'What Is Included' section
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and staffs

Good to Know

Personal Equipment List for Trekking

Head:
  • Warm Hat
  • Cap
  • Face Mask / Muffler

Upper Body:
 
  • Wind stopper/Waterproof Jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece Jacket/ trousers
  • Thermol
  • T-shirts
  • Woolen gloves/Water/wind proof gloves

Lower Body
 
  • Trekking Trousers(light weight long Paint)
  • Underwear
  • wind stopper/waterproof Paint
  • Fleece or woolen pants

Feet
 
  • Thin Lightwear/heavy poly or wool Socks
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Boot
  • Gaiters
  • Spare Shoes

Accessories
 
  • Medium Rucksack (50-70 Ltr)
  • Small Day Pack

Personal Medical Kit
 
  • Chapstick/Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Large Duffel bag
  • Trekking Pole
  • Spare batteries for Camera and Flash Light
  • Hand Towel
  • Head lamp with extra Batteries
  • Sun Glasses with UV protection
  • Suitcase (For stored in Kathmandu hotel for not needed items for trek)





 

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