light woolens during summer, heavy woolen & down jacket
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
Day 03: Trek to Shana.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
After early morning breakfast, drive to Paro Airport for the
flight back to Kathmandu
of this tour include two full days sightseeing of the
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highlights of this tour are the three Major Cities of
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