Jomolhari Soi Yaksa

HIGHEST ALTITUDE

4520m

AVG.WALK TIME

7 Hours

AVG.WALK DISTANCE

16km

BEST TIME

Spring/Fall

DIFFICULTY

Moderate-Difficult

TREK DAYS

6N7D

A popular route trekked by many for the magnificent experience it has to offer with majestic snowpeaked Mt.Jomohari towering over you, stunning sacred turqoise lakes, glacial valleys and beautiful campsites. On this trek, you cross over Bonte la at 4890m and Takhung la at 4520m with highest camp altitude at 4180m.

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

 

rocky trail along river, need to pay attention when hiking, about 1 hr to camp after tibet junction

 

Elevation: 3250m

Elevation Gain: 400m

Hours Hiking: 5hrs

Milage: 17km

Trek Days: 1

Highlights

 

1 hour of rocky terrain,3.5 hrs to stupor on left of trail over bridge, 2hrs from stupor to stupor

 

Elevation: 3630m

Elevation Gain: 770m

Hours Hiking: 6-7hrs

Milage: 22km

Trek Days: 2

Highlights

 

2 hrs of rock/mud onto grassy plain meadows, from actual camp ground 2 hrs. to camp, 1 hr from school

 

Elevation: 4080m

Elevation Gain: 480m

Hours Hiking: 6hrs

Milage: 18km

Trek Days: 3

Highlights

 

Hike to glaciers and explore around/rest day to acclimatize and enjoy view of Jomohari mountain.

 

Trek Days: 4

Highlights

 

Steep 1 hr. then gradual to lakes, descend into a hidden valley, climb steeply to Bonte La pass at 4890m,descend to camp.

 

Elevation: 3800m

Elevation Gain: 810m

Hours Hiking: 6hrs

Milage: 16km

Trek Days: 5

Highlights

 

328ft climb to ridge, down to stream, uphill, down into valley, up to ridge, ascent to 14829ft, down to 13713ft to camp

 

Elevation: 4180m

Elevation Gain: 720m

Hours Hiking: 4-5hrs

Milage: 11km

Trek Days: 6

Highlights

 

climb out of valley to Thombu La 4380m, gradual down to 4000m, steep descent to trailhead and transfer to Thimphu, check into hotel and relax

 

Elevation: 2,300m 

Elevation Gain: 200m

Hours Hiking: 6-7hrs

Milage: 13km

Trek Day: 7

Highlights

 

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

Starting from $3990 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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