Jomolhari Trek

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JOMOLHARI TREK.

The Jomolhari trek in Bhutan, often referred to as Jomolhari Round trek is classic and beautiful. The trek route passes through the Yak Herders’ camp at Tegethang before reaching Jomolhari base camp at 4115 meters. Jomolhari trek in Bhutan will take you over passes like Nyelela (4700 m) and Yalila (4930 m). You can see Spectacular views of Jomolhari Mountain (7314 m), Jichu Drakey, Tsherim gang and Masagang. You will also come across diverse Flora and fauna including Blue Poppy (National Flower), herds of Blue sheep and Takins.

Facts on Jomolhari Trek in Bhutan:

  • Trek Duration: 08 Days.
  • Starting Point: Shana, Paro.
  • Trek End Point: Cheri, Thimphu.
  • Highest Point: 4930 m at Yalila Pass.
  • Total Distance: 128 km.
  • Difficulty Level: Strenuous.
  • Best time: March – May & End of Sep. – Nov.

Jomolhari Trek with Cultural Tour Highlights:

  • Scenic Landscapes and Mountain passes.
  • Diverse Flora and Fauna (Blue sheep, Takin and Blue Poppy).
  • Meet Local people and Glimpse of Yak Herders’ life.
  • Ancient Temples, Monasteries and Magnificent Dzongs (Forts).
  • Pristine Villages and Farm houses.
  • Archery matches.
  • Museums and Government Institutions.

Jomolhari Trek Itinerary (Outline):

  • Day 01. Arrival at Paro  and sightseeing.
  • Day 02. Paro sightseeing – Hike to the Tiger’s Nest monastery.
  • Day 03. Paro – Shana – Thang Thangkha. Altitude 3610 m, 22 Km, 7 – 8 hours.
  • Day 04. Thangthangka – Jangothang: Altitude 4080 m, 19 Km, 5 – 6 hours.
  • Day 05. Jangothang Halt.
  • Day 06. Jangothang – Lingshi: Altitude is 4010 m. 18 km, 6-7 hours.
  • Day 07. Lingshi – Shodu: Altitude 4080 m.  22 km, 8-9 hours.
  • Day 08. Shodu – Barshong: Altitude 3710 m. 16 km, 5-6 hours.
  • Day 09. Barshong – Dolamkencho: Altitude 3320 m. 15 km, 4-6 hours.
  • Day 10. Dolamkencho – Dodena – Thimphu: 8 km, 4 hours.
  • Day 11.Thimphu sightseeing.
  • Day 12. Thimphu – Paro (Departure).

Jomolhari Trek cost:

  • 2 Pax: US $ 2845 per person.
  • 3 Pax and Above: US $ 2515 per person.

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Jomolhari Trek with Cultural Tour (Detailed Itinerary):

Bhutan Tour Cost Includes:

  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner & Evening Tea].
  • Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room Supplement Extra.
  • All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes.
  • Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments.
  • Visa Fee.
  • English speaking Local guide.
  • Sightseeing.
  • Bottled water.

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Drukair fares.
  • Insurance Premiums.
  • Payments for service provided on a personal basis.
  • Cost for any services not mentioned in the “Cost Include head”.
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services.

Trek Cost Includes:

Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED) Nu.1000

  • One guide.
  • Cook.
  • Helpers.
  • Ponies and Yaks.
  • Tents (Sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent and shower tent).
  • 3 meals.
  • Mattresses and all other trekking accessories.
    Note: For trekking a load of 25 kg is allowed.