Trek Bhutan ...

March-May, September-November
Clothing Cotton & light woolens during summer, heavy woolen & down jacket in winter.
Trek Grade Strenuous

Day 01: Flight KTM-PARO.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Paro.
In the morning, drive to Drugyel & on the way back visit a typical Bhutanese farmhouse and a sightseeing trip to Paro Bazaar.

Day 03: Trek to Shana. (2800m./5.5 hrs)
Drive short distance up to Drugyel Dzong by end of the road and start trek by following the river side gently uphill through narrow agricultural valley passing villages and numerous houses. We cam just beyond an army post Shana.

Day 04: Trek to Thangbu. (3466 m/6 hrs).
Continue uphill through the river valley and the passage narrows and closes in and the trail winds up and down along the drainage. The trek is mostly down hill. We camp within a meadow with a stone shelter built for the trekkers at Thangbu.

Day 05: Trek to Jangothang. (4040 m./5 -6 hrs.)
Continue the journey up the Pa Chu (river). Pass a small army post where the valley begins to widen again. Now views of high ridges and snow capped peaks can be seen all around. You may also see yak herders winter shelters. We camp at Jangothang beneath a ruin fortress at the base of Mt. Chomlhari at an altitude of (4040 m./5 -6 hrs.)

Day 06: Jangothang.
Hike up to Tsophu for fishing or excursions to Mt. Chomolhari or Mt. Jichu Drake and its near ridges for the exceptional views of the mountain peaks. Overnight and rest day at Jangothang.

Day 07: Trek to Lingshi. (4150 m/6 hrs)
Descend down the wide yak pastures and encounter some of the wild nomads with their herds and fragile camp sites. Exceptional views of Lingsi Zdong as you come down into Lingsi basin. Tserim Kang and its glaciers at the northern end of the valley. Camp inside the stone shelter here at Lingshi.

Day 08: Trek to Shodu. (3963 m/7 hrs)
The trail ascends up to the Yalila Pass (4820 m) from the pass Mount Chomolhari, Tserim Gang and Mt. Masagang can be seen on a clear day. The trail descends briefly and we reach the camp at Shodu.

Day 09: We follow the Thimchu (river) through rhododendron forest and water falls and the trail winds up and down along the drainage. Ascending to the ruins of Barshong Dzong, we camp below this ruined fortress (3628 m/4 hrs).

Day 10: Trek to Dolam Kencho. (3628 m/4 hrs)
The trail descends gradually to meet Thimpu Chu River) through the rhododendron forests and ascend shortly to a undulating pasture and camp at Dolam Kencho

Day 11: Continue the hike up hill through the thick forests to a small pass. The trail winds up and down along the drainage. Wildlife can be often sighted . After reaching Dodina, we meet our vehicle and drive to Thimpu and check into Hotel.

Day 12: After early morning breakfast, drive to Paro Airport for the flight back to Kathmandu

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