Jamolhari Trek

The Land of Thunder Drangon
Jomolhari trek is one of the most popular treks in Bhutan. Trail follows the farmlands and villages, toward the dense forests and the alpine meadows. Trek offers a wide range of landscapes, breath-taking view of mount Jomolhari and several other majestic Himalayan peaks. Varieties of flora and fauna are in abundance, high altitude meadows where grazing Yalks can be seen in summer. Before and after the trek, visit the Dzong (fortress), the architecture example of Bhutan. Monasteries containing precious mural, Bhutanese rich culture and centuries old traditions are still preserved.

Day 1: Arrive Delhi by evening,

Day 2: Arrive Paro

Day 3: Excursion at Paro

Day 4: Paro - Thangthangkha. 19 km, 8 to 9 hours, 3610Mts Trek 1

Day 5: Soi Thangthangkha to Jangothang. 19 km, 6 hours, 4080 Mts, Trek 2

Day 6: Rest day at Jomolhari base camp. Trek 3

Day7: Jangothang to Lingshi., 19 km, 7 to 8 hours , 4010 Mts , Trek 4.

Day 8: Rest day at Lingshi. Trek 5

Day 9: Lingshi to Shodu. 22 km, 8-9 hours, 3815 Mts. Trek 6

Day 10: Shodu to Barshong. 16 km, 5-6 hours, 3685 m, Trek 7

Day11: Barshong to Thimphu. 8 km, 3-4 hours Trek 8

Day 12: Thimpu

Day 13: Thimpu-Haa- Paro

Day 14: Paro-Delhi and departure on onward destination.

Day 1: Arrival Delhi by evening

On arrival at airport, our representative will welcome you and transfer to your hotel for night stay. Night in hotel.

Day 2: Arrival in Paro

Arrive at Paro International Airport. Paro is situated in a beautiful valley and is a Is an adequate introduction to this charming kingdom. Your guide will meet you and take you to your hotel. There will be a short time for a quick stroll around Paro town before lunch. In the afternoon, you can visit impressive Paro Rinpung Dzong, one of the finest examples of Bhutanese architecture. You can also visit Ta Dzong (the watch tower), housing the National Museum. Built on top of the hill above Rinpung Dzong, it was originally used to defend Rinpung Dzong and the Paro valley during times of war. Its unusual circular construction resembles a conch shell and it now contains a magnificent collection of Bhutanese artifacts – costumes, religious paintings, arms, textiles and a fascinating collection of Bhutan stamps; Night in hotel.

Day 3: Excursion at Paro

To acclimatize for your trek, take a day walk to the ‘Tiger's Nest’, the sacred Taktshang monastery which clings to the rock face 900 m above the valley floor. Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown to the site riding on a tigress. He subsequently meditated here for three months. It is one of the holiest holy sites of Bhutan and draws pilgrims not only from Bhutan but also from neighbouring Buddhist countries. You can have lunch at the Taktshang cafeteria from where you get a spectacular view of the monastery. On the way back you can visit Dumtse Lhakhang, a temple built by Thangtong Gyalpo, the iron bridge builder. This evening you can sort out your luggage for the trek. Anything you don’t need to carry with you will be driven safely to Thimphu to await your arrival. Night in hotel.

Day 4: Paro- Shana, 17 km- trek to Soi Thangthangkha (3610m.) 7h hours, 2800m, Trek- 1

Drive till Shana , Here onward trek begin by ascend through the river valley and beautiful pine and rhododendron forests. We stop for lunch by the first bridge over the river and then continue to follow the right bank for a couple of hours until we reach a junction of two valleys, marked by a stupa. Here we turn north towards Mount Jomolhari, which can be seen from the top of the valley. Night in camp.

Day 5: Soi Thangthangkha to Jangothang. 19 km, 6 hours, 4080 Mts, Trek- 2

The path passes a small border army post where the valley begins to widen again and we leave the forest behind. Enjoy views of snow-capped peaks, high mountain ridges and yaks and yak herders. We will stop for lunch in a small hamlet where a family will welcome us. From here it is not far to reach camp, which is in a beautiful grassy meadow beneath a ruined fortress at the base of Mount Jomolhari . Night in camp.

Day 6: Rest day at Jomolhari base camp. Trek- 3

An opportunity to explore the glacier, do some washing in the stream (icy cold!) or just take it easy. If you feel like going further afield, the guide will discuss the options with you. Night in camp.

Day 7: Jangothang to Lingshi., 19 km, 7 to 8 hours , 4010 Mts , Trek 4.

The trail climbs gradually and then more steeply to Nyeli La (4850 m). On the way you will be rewarded when you stop for breath with tremendous views toward Jomolhari and Jitchu Drake. If the weather is clear, Lingshi Dzong can be clearly seen as we descend into the Lingshi basin, and Tserim Kang with its glaciers can be seen to the north. Follow the ridge for a long way until you drop through the forests to our camp just outside Lingshi village beside a stone shelter at 3915 metre. Night in camp.

Day 8: Rest day at Lingshi. Trek-5

A splendid opportunity to visit the remote Lingshi Dzong and also spend some time at the local school, where the children will be excited to see you – many of them are yak herders’ children who are sent to board here while their parents are up at higher altitudes with the yaks – but you will also see plenty of yaks here! You will get a good feel of the way of life in this remote mountain village. Night in camp.

Day 9: Lingshi to Shodu. 22 km, 8-9 hours, 3815 M, Trek-6

Today’s walk is tough. The trail ascends to the Yali La Pass (4820 m), the highest point of the trek, from where Mount Jomolhari, Tserim Gang and Masa Gang can be seen on a clear day. After the pass it is a long descent to the campsite which is situated at about 3815 m. Night in camp.

Day 10: Shodu to Barshong. 16 km, 5-6 hours, 3685 m, Trek- 7

The path follows the Thimphu Chu (river) through forests of rhododendrons, juniper and pine. The view of the cliff facing rocks and waterfalls are stunning. The trail gradually ascends after 3 or 4 hours to the ruins of Barshong Dzong. The camp is a stone shelter just below the ruined fortress. Night in camp.

Day 11: Barshong - Dolam Kencho. (3428 m). 15 km, 5 hours, Trek- 8,

Drive to Thimpu This is the last day of the trek. We continue to follow the Thimphu Chu through dense rhododendron forest before emerging into pastureland. A vehicle will be waiting to pick up us to the drive until Thimphu. Night in hotel.

Day 12: Thimpu

Today, we will have a sightseeing tour in Thimpu. We will visit the revered Memorial Chorten, the National Library and the School of Traditional Arts. You could visit Changangkha temple, perched on the hill top overlooking the town. Devotees flock throughout the day to circumambulate and turn the prayer wheels. The temple also contains beautiful wall paintings and hundreds of religious scriptures written in gold. In the afternoon you can take in more of the sights and culture of the capital, with the option of a trip to Simtokha Dzong (one of the oldest fortresses in Bhutan, dating from 1629 AD). If you prefer to stay closer to town, you could drive up to the Radio Tower (offering splendid views of the city from a hilltop festooned with prayer flags), visit the Takin Reserve showcasing the unique national animal, the Takin; browse the striking collection of intricate textiles at the National Textile Museum or visit the Folk Heritage Museum. Tell your guide what takes your interest. Night in hotel.

Day 13: Thimpu-Haa- Paro

Today we will take a day excursion to Haa [5 hours there and back]. We will drive over the Chele La pass at 3800m, from where you will have a view of Mount Jomolhari to the north as well as down to the Haa valley, and then continue down to Haa town. Haa has recently opened to tourists, the area remains quite remote. After lunch drive back to Paro. Night in hotel.

Day 14: Paro-Delhi and departure to onward destination.

Morning your guide will accompany you to the airport to see you off onto your flight. In Delhi, our representative will welcome you again. Subject to your international flight, you will be transferred to airport or if flight is bit late, common room for wash and change will be allotted to relax for few hours before heading to airport. Cost per person: Is sub. to change in case of economic fluctuation, hike of the Sustainable development fee in Bhutan.

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  • Accommodation in city in 3 star hotel in double or twin sharing room.

  • While in cities breakfast and Dinner in the hotel

  • Lunch will be serve in the local tourist standard restaurant.

  • English speaking guide included in the package price.

  • Ground transport Bhutan Visa Fees, Sustainable Development fees

  • Flight Delhi-Paro-Delhi in economic class

  • Mineral water in the car while in cities

  • Entry fees to visiting monuments in Bhutan

  • While trekking all the kitchen team with necessary items, accommodation in two men tent, breakfast and dinner in dining tent, Lunch hot or picnic. Toilet tent, Mattress, Transport of bags by horse/ mule.


  • Indian Visa, Flight from your destination to and from Delhi (international flight).

  • Travel Insurance, Personal expenses (Laundry services, Telephone call, Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic, drinks)

  • Tips

  • Single supplementary room.

  • Personal trekking gears including sleeping bag

  • Monument fee and meals in Delhi

  • Any extra expenses if occurred due to unforeseen circumstances, repatriation, refund to any unused services.

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    Jamolhari Trek

    Bhutan Easy
    • Duration: 14 Days, 8 days trek

    • Season: March - May, Sep - Nov

    • Activity: Trekking n Bhutan

    • Region: Bhutan

    • Grade: Moderate


    • Paro valley and Taksang monastery or Tiger nest

    • Rural villages life of Bhutan

    • Alpine meadows and Flora and fauna

    • Breathtaking view of majestic Jomolhari peak

    • Herds of Yak and interaction with yak herder

    • Bhutanese culture and old traditional

    • Architecture of Dzongs (Fortress)

    • Mural of monasteries and interaction with Monks

    • Hospitality of worm hearted peoples

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