Jomolhari Trek Bhutan

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Jomolhari Trek.

This is a classic 8 days Jomolhari trek. The Jomolhari trek route passes through the Yak Herders’ camp at Tegethang before reaching Jomolhari base camp at 4115 meters. One will also cross 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.

Sketch Itinerary for Jomolhari Trek:

Day 01. Arrival at Paro 2280 meters.

Day 02. Paro sightseeing – Hike to Taktsang Monastery (The Tiger’s Nest).

Day 03. Paro – Shana – Thang thangkha (Start of Trek) Altitude: 3610 m; Distance 22 Km; Time 7 – 8 hours. (Ascent 770 meters, Descent 10 meters).

Day 04. Thangthangka – Jangothang- Altitude: 4080 m; Distance 19 Km; Time 5 – 6 hours. (Ascent 480 meters).

Day 05. Jangothang – For Day hikes, you have 3 options on this day at Jangothang.

  1. Hike to Jomolhari Glacier which is around 4 ½ hours (Back and forth)
  2. Hike to Jichu Drake Glacier which is around 3 hours (Back and Forth).
  3. Walk up the mountain between Jomolhari and Jichu Drake, the summit is at 5200 meters with a great view of both the mountains. This is 8 hours (Back and forth).

Day 06. Jangothang – Lingshi: Camp altitude is 4010 meters. 18 km, Walking time: 6-7 hours, Ascent 840 meters, Descent: 870 meters.

Day 07. Lingshi – Shodu: Camp at Shodu: 4080 meters. Distance: 22 km, 8-9 hours walk. (Ascent 940 meters, Descent 920 meters).

Day 08. Shodu – Barshong: Camp at Altitude: 3710 meters. 16 km. Walking time 5-6 hours, Ascent 250 meters, Descent: 670 meters.

Day 09. Barshong – Dolamkencho: Camp at the altitude 3320 meters. 15 km. Walking time 4-6 hours, Ascent 290 meters, Descent 640 meters.

Day 10. Dolamkencho – Dodena – Thimphu: Distance 8 km, 4 hours walk. Ascent 500 meters, Descent 930 meters.

Day 11. Thimphu sightseeing.

Day 12. Departure

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