DAGALA THOUSAND LAKES

HIGHEST ALTITUDE

4250m

AVG.WALK TIME

5 Hours

AVG.WALK DISTANCE

9.6km

BEST TIME

Spring

DIFFICULTY

Easy-Moderate

TREK DAYS

4N5D

The scenery on this route is one of a kind and a photographers dream with thick alpine forests, multiple lakes, rushing rivers, rolling hills with alpine flora & lastly, majestic Himalayan ranges. On this trek, you cross over two passes: Dala Tsho at 4520m and Utsho lake at 4300m with highest camp altitude at 4100m.

Highlights

 

Arrive at Paro International Airport, check-into hotel, sightseeing in Paro

 

Elevation: 2,200m

Highlights

 

Steep uphill along dirt track reaching half point cafe, gradual sloap and downhill on steps and back up stairs to the monastery

 

Elevation: 3,120m

Elevation Gain: 520m

Hours Hiking: 4hrs

Milage: 6.4km

Highlights

 

1.5hr drive to Genekha village base, start at suspension bridge and gradual climb on dirt trail, descend and walk along river, gradual climb again and reach campsite

 

Elevation: 3290m

Elevation Gain: 230m

Hours Hiking: 4hrs

Milage: 7km

Trek Days: 1

Highlights

 

Gradual climb on grassy and dirt trail across ridges and streams, climb to Pagalabtsa pass (4250m) with clear view of Mt. Kangchenjunga. Descend and pass through meadows and yak herder huts

 

Elevation: 4100m

Elevation Gain: 1010m

Hours Hiking: 6hrs

Milage: 12km

Trek Days: 2

Highlights

 

Exploration day of multiple lakes around and enjoy stillness of the highlands

 

Elevation: 4100m

Milage: 10km

Trek Days: 3

Highlights

 

Steep climb over meadows with spectacular views of the Himalayas, descend on rocky trails along a river to a beautiful campsite, Panka

 

Elevation: 4000m

Elevation Gain: 220m

Hours Hiking: 5hrs

Milage: 8km

Trek Days: 4

Highlights

 

Gradual climb on dirt track to Talela Pass (4180m), walk along ridge and meadows, descent through juniper and rhododendron forests on dirt and rocky trail to arrive at feeder road head.

 

Elevation: 2,300m

Elevation Gain: 100m

Hours Hiking: 7hrs

Milage: 14km

Trek Days: 5

Highlights

 

AM: Largest Buddha Dordenma statue (54m), Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, Craft Bazaar
PM: Kaja Throm Farmers Market and Free Time

Starting from $3160 per person

INCLUSIONS :

  • Accommodation at 3* standard hotels during non trek days
  • All meals
  • Private vehicle transfers
  • English speaking tour/trek guide
  • Permits/Entrance fees
  • Sleeping Tents and Mats
  • Dining Tent, Kitchen tent, toilet tent
  • Camp Tables, chairs, utensils, hot water bags
  • Trekking chef & assistants
  • Horses to carry equipment’s

EXCLUDED :

  • Airfare
  • Visa fee $40 per person
  • Sustainable Development Fee $200 per night per person (payable to the government)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, phone calls, transfers
  • Anything not included in inclusions
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