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    An old hardworking Bhutanese Woman

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    Bhutanese festival dancer.

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    Black-necked Crane at Phobjikha Valley

Jumolhari Base Camp Trek

It is a 7-days Trek from Paro to Jumolhari base camp at Jangothang, returning via the same route or by an alternative trail to Paro. The view of Jumolhari mountain (7314 M) from Jangothang is spectacular. This Trek also affords an excellent opportunity to see Yaks. The Trek is very popular. The highest point is 4115 Meters

Day 01: Arrive Paro (By Druk Air)
Day 02: Paro – Shana (Start of Trek)
Day 03: Shana – Thangthangka
Day 04: Thangthangka – Jangothang
Day 05: Jangothang (Halt)
Day 06: Jangothang – Thangthangka
Day 07: Thangthangka – Shana
Day 08: Shana – Paro – Thimphu (End of Trek)
Day 09: Paro – Airport Departure

Day 01: Arrive Paro (By Druk Air)
The flight into Paro on our national carrier, Druk Air, is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks, give way to the lush green Paro valley as you land. Your tour guide representive from our company will receive you at the airport with Tashi Khadar and  drive you the short distance to the hotel.

Day 02:  Paro – Shana (Start of Trek)
Our trek to Shana starts at Drukgyal Dzong following the Paro River and we pass cultivated fields and tiny web picturesque villages. The forests are alive with numerous birds and brightly colored butterflies. Overnight at camp Shana. Altitude 2,820 m; Distance 14 Km; Time 5 – 6 hours. Overnight in Camp.

Day 03. Shana – Thangthangka
The trail follows the river through a heavily forested area with a few isolated farmhouses. It narrows and closes in and the trail winds up and down along the drainage. We pass a junction enrooted, where another path leads north over the Tremo La to Tibet. Camp is in a meadow with a stone shelter. Altitude 3610 m; Distance 21 Km; Time 7 – 8 hours. Overnight in Camp.

Day 04. Thangthangka – Jangothang
In the morning after passing a small army post, the trail slowly leaves the forest line and gradually climbs into a beautiful valley, passing Tegethang, a winter home of yak herdsmen. Lunch will be served in one of these huts. Lots of yaks will be seen today before we arrive at the Jhomolhari base camp (4,115 m). High mountains overlook the camp and visible nearby are the ruins of an old fortress used to guard Bhutan against Tibetan invasions. Altitude 4,115 m; Distance 15 Km; Time 5 – 6 hours. Overnight in Camp.

Day 05: Jangothang (Halt)
A rest day. A chance to walk up to the Jhomolhari glacier or to the Tsho Phu lakes on the opposite direction. Overnight in Camp.

Day 06. Jangothang – Thangthangka
The pass different vegetation and you come across wonderful places for photography. Overnight in Camp.

Day 07. Thangthangka – Shana
You can pass over many small streams and dense forest. Some time you can see lot of different wild animals. Overnight in Camp.

Day 08. Shana – Paro – Thimphu (End of Trek)
Our transport will be waiting (at Drukgyal Dzong) to take us to Thimphu, capital of Bhutan. It takes two hours drive to Thimphu. Lunch at Thimphu. In the evening drive to Paro. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel at Paro.

Day 09. Paro – Airport Departure
Early morning, drive to the airport and farewell





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