Trip Highlights
  • Explore the finest adventure brief treks with the Jumolhari Trek
  • Relish the views of the mesmerizing valleys.
  • Enjoy the ancient monastery visit with the visit of the Taktsang Monastery.
  • Explore the beautiful existence of Sastam Chorten.
  • Feel the unique beauty of the country’s city where history meets the present
  • Observe and enjoy the visit to Jele Dzong.
  • Embrace the mesmerizing sight of Mt. Jumolhari.

Jumolhari trek is a fusion of a challenging hike to the exciting sightseeing in the beautiful kingdom of Bhutan. Jumolhari trek voyage performs and spreads out the distinct beauty of landscapes and the majestic views of the Himalayas forming the natural divinity of Bhutan. One can witness the pasture fields and the lush thick forest throughout this trek as the Jumolhari Trek Package is a total combination of every aspect Bhutan has been known for.

“Great Variation of the Bhutanese Landscapes and the beauty of the distinct culture, cherished with the Jumolhari Trek.”

A detailed perspective on Jumolhari Trek:

The 12 days Jumolhari trek begins at the airport from where our team from the Nepal Nomad will receive you and share our greetings. Then we have our early breakfast, the completion of which heads us to the domestic flight of Paro. Similarly, before the actual walk begins, we start off the adventure with a visit to Ta Dzong probably after lunch which is a watch over since 1967, also standing as a national museum among other museums of Bhutan. Then we enjoy the existence of Rimpung Dzong. Likely to that, with a drive, we areheaded towards Taktsang Monastery, connected to the visit to Satsam Chorten with a mixture of a short 2 hours of hikeup to the incredible viewpoint of the monastery. Likewise, the venture continues with the visit to the ruins of Drukgyal Dzong, all the way 16 km up to the valley. We stay overnight and have dinner at an amazingand luxurious accommodation which is going to be a wonderful and relaxing stay.

Then the next day after an early breakfast we visit Shana from where we take up the Jumolhari trek route, following the river with couples of isolated farmhouses through the dense and heavily forested area. The path eventually ends and then narrows along the trail where we follow the drainage. We then cross the junction where different trail leads the north over the Tremo La to the Tibet. The camp lies with the stone shelter in a meadow. We ascend to the mesmerizing valley crossing the Tegethang which is one of the winter houses for the herdsmen of the yaks. We then arrive at the Jumolhari base camp where lots of the yaks will be seen. The thrilling sight of the Jumolhari as well as the beautiful views of the Tsherim gang and the Jichu Drake can be later seen. Then we head out from the Lingshi to the Shodu and later head towards the Barshong. The trail downhill’s to through the forests of the bamboo which links the Thimphu River as we head to the Dodena where the driver will pick you up and we head towards the Thimphu. After we reach at the Thimphu, we will do some sightseeing and then head towards to the Paro and head back as we reminisces this wonderful journey.

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Itinerary

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You meet Nepal nomad’s team first in the airport and then we land in the Paro airport, leading the way to our accommodations. We enjoy our remaining time here and do as much sightseeing as our energy allows us to as for in the evening, a delicious dinner awaits us.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

Today as we continue the Paro outing, we connect it with a short hike about around two hours all the way to the Taktsang Monastery where we will be enjoying the chortens, monasteris, fluttering prayer flags, beautiful forests and the amazing landscape views. The second day will be a very memorable one in our amazing Bhutan venture.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Taktsang Monastery

Today after an early breakfast we head towards the Shana where the hike follows the river with couples of the isolated farmhouses and through the heavily forested areas. The path then ends and then narrows along the trail where we follow the drainage. We then cross the junction where different trail leads the north over the Tremo La to the Tibet. The camp lies with the stone shelter in a meadow.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thang thangkha

Passing the brief army post in the morning the trail takes us to the forest line where we ascend to the mesmerizing valley crossing the Tegethang which is one of the winter home for the herdsmen of the yaks. We then arrive at the Jhomolhari base camp where lots of the yaks will be seen. Visible to the old fortress which used to guard the Bhutan guard against the Tibetan invasions lays the high mountains that overlook the camps.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Jangothang

Streaming for the half an hour and then passing the bridge to the ride sight the trail passes from ascending to the thrilling sight of the Jumolhari as well as the beautiful views of the Tsherim gang and the Jichu Drake. The path then head to the valley where we ascend for a while at the Nyeley La pass which is at the altitude of the 47000 meters then cross with the going downhill to the camp of the Lingshi camp where we relish the sights of the Lingshi Dzong and the peaks.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lingshi

The path ascends to the Yalila pass which is at the altitude of the 4930m where we can see the beautiful sights of the Mt Tserim Kang as well as the peaks like the Jumolhari and the Masagang where we stay for an overnight and then have some dinner at the camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Shodu

The track today takes us to the river of the Thimphu where we descend through the forests of the juniper, rhododendron and the alpine. The mesmerizing waterfalls and the cliffs which mirror the rocks will surely stun you. By the riverside, the lunch will be served where the path takes us to the Barshong Dzong and then we arrive at the camp and stay for an overnight and dinner at the Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Barshong

The path takes us downhill to the forest of the alpine and then links the gorgeous Thimphu Rivers where we head for the lunch and then head to the Dolamkencho Camp. Day eighth will be equally as amazing as the very first day of the trek.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dolamkencho

The trail downhill’s to through the forests of the bamboo which links the Thimphu river as we head to the Dodena where the driver will pick you up and we head towards the Thimphu.

After lunch we then head towards the Craft Bazaar where we are free to explore around and then do some photography and shopping. Later in the evening we then head to the Tashichho Dzong which is the seat of the national government and the Central Monastic Body. It also comprises of the summer home of the Je Khenpo who is one of the Chief Abbot of the Bhutan. When the Je Khenpo and the monk move to the Punakha then only the Tashi Dzong is opened to the visitors. Today we stay at the overnight and have some dinner at the Hotel Galingkha.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with Coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Thimphu

We slowly move towards the conclusion of the trek through Thimpu sightseeing in which we will be making relaxing yet exciting visits to sites in Thimpu like Chortens, museums, monasteries and the market places as well.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Thimphu

After breakfast we head to the Chelila Pass which at the elevation of the 3796m above the sea level is the highest motor able road. From the Paro valley the Haa valley is separated in the Chelila Pass where we can see the amazing sights of the Higher Himalayas which comprises of the Mt.Jumolhari where we head down to the Paro Valley where on the way we can explore the Nunnery.

After lunch we can see one of the beautiful show which is a Bhutanese Cultural shoe by a local Entertainment company that includes the Layap Dance where this begins with the Layaps who are the herdsmen nomadic residing in the Remote Upper Himalayas, Brokpas also are the nomadic herdsmen who resides in the Remote Eastern Part of the country as well as the Folk Dances and the Mask Dance. Later in the evening we head to the Tashi Namgay Resort where we stay for an overnight and dinner here.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

Day 12 is our concluding day of Jumolhari trek. We exchange farewell and end the adventure.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Paro

What's Included

  • All Meals [Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner]
  • Accommodation [Twin Sharing] Single Room Supplement Extra US $: 40 per room per night.
  • All transportation within the country including airport transfers.
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes
  • Entrance fees for Museums and Monuments only
  • Visa Fee.
  • Guide.
  • Sightseeing.
  • Bottled water.
  • * Air fares.
  • * Insurance Premiums,
  • * Payments for service provided on a personal basis.
  • * Cost for any services not mentioned in the "Cost Include head".
  • * Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • * Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera    Charges, incidentals, Portage, Bellboy charges tips or any other services.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

While on Trek, the cost covers:

  •   Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED) nu.1000
  •  3 meals a day,
  •  Service of cook & Helper,
  •  Guide, Sleeping Tent,
  •   Mess Tent, Kitchen Tent & Toilet Tent,
  •   Ponies to carry supplies,       
  •   Royalty.
  •   We will provide you with sleeping mats but you have to bring your own sleeping bags.

Things to bring for a trek in Bhutan:

• Personal clothing: strong normal clothing (according to season). Preferably cotton, even for summer, woolen clothing for the evening and winter.

• Strong comfortable trekking boots – water-resistant for the rainy period-June-August.

• Sunscreen

• Flash light

• Rain coat (especially for rainy period –June-August)

• Head gear/hat/cap; sun and rain protection

• Water pills – for extra caution in purifying stream; (boiled water is provided at all times during the trek)

• Aspirin – incase of altitude sickness

• Lots of socks

• Warm clothes.

Optional Items to bring for trekking in Bhutan.

• Sunglasses

• Head gear

• Folding umbrella (only for wet months — July and August)

• One towel

• Pillow case

• Wet-packed tissue paper.

• Pillow.