Day One: Arrival to Paro
You will have wonderful breathtaking journey from BKK, KMT, Delhi in Bhutan National Carrier, Druk air as this air route stand first in the world in terms of beauty and challenging according to the International tourists and wanderlust based in London. Because this air route covers World Largest Peak, Mt. Everest,Mt Kachenjanga, Mt. Chomolhari and sacred Mt. Jichu Draki. After landing at Paro you are welcome to Bhutan by representative of 7 Brothers Tours and Travels at the Airpot gate.
Afternoon visit to National museum, if it is not closed on Monday.
Day Two: Hike to Tiger nest, 4 hours round trip
We will have exemplary walk to Tiger nest but the hike will be significance and unforgettable account after reaching at Tiger nest/monastery, the location itself is unbelievable on the rock, its history is astonishing and travelers are not regret to visit in this place. Lunch at cafeteria then walk back to road point and visit Paro Kechu Lhakhang, oldest lhakhang in Bhutan, built in 8th century during the time of Guru Rimpoche. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day Three: Drukgyel village – Shana villlage
Your trek will begin from Drukgyel Dzong and our car will drive at the Drukgyel dzong sight before starting of trek you will have orientation and brief history of Drukgyel dzong. Then gradually start our trek through Paro river crossing suspension bridge which will trailed to Farm land and reaches to beautiful meadow there if you wish we will serve special pack lunch otherwise we will have pack lunch along the river trail. After lunch within few hours we will be entering National park of Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Then little walk along the river we will come across Gunishawa army camp. From this point we walk along the river over the suspension bridge and few minutes , take you to Shana village for first night camp. You will see few houses in Shana village. Overnight stay at camp.
Campsite: Altitude: 2790m, Appro. Distance: 16 km, Time: 5-6 hours.
Day Four: Shana – Thangthangka.
Today it will tiresome for you because of the long distance yet we will enjoy by a few isolated farmhouses, and deep forest area with beautiful alpine woods. After few hours walk we reach a point where another trail takes to Tibet of Phari -la town. After this point our cooks will be ready for our picnic lunch in the designated place. Take a rest and continue our walk in the ascend and descend trail and reaches to a bridge and further distance we will reach to the place called beautiful Thangthangka where trekking team will welcome us with hot cup of tea. The night camp will be in Thangthangka which will beautify by bountiful scene of Jomolhari Mountain.
Altitude 3600 m; Distance 20 Km; Time 7 – 8 hours.
Day Five: Thangthangka – Jangothang.
Today we will have short trail and it will be bit easier than yesterday. We will continue our walk through tree stripe in the better condition of views and scenario. Without much awaited on walk we will have dreamful grazing land of yaks and we will overwhelmed by our trekking team, waiting for us to serve the picnic lunch in the fresh environment of grazing land of yaks. After little moment of walks from Telethang place we will reach to basic health unit and we will walk from here where we will reach at the place of the stunning views of Jomolhari mountain, Sacred Mt. Jichudraki and TsherimGang and surrounding of ruins of an old fortress used to guard Bhutan against Tibetan invasion will welcome us to the Jomolhari base camp.
Overnight in the camp. Altidue: 4100m, Walking Distance: 17 km, Time covered: 5-6 hours.
Day Six: Jangothang Halt
Today you can stretch the legs because it is acclimation for you and also day to explore Soe Jangothang which will provide you great variety of beautiful geographical landscapes. One can choose or it is optional to hike about 2 hours towards Mt. Jomolhari to have a glance Glacier lake which is very popular. Afternoon climb about 490 m on the solid mountain standing towards Jomolhari and Jichu Draki face to our base camp which will offer the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari and Jichu Draki lay them in the altitude of 6980m above sea level.
Overnight stay at the camp. Altitude: 4580m. Distance: 12 km Time 3-4 hours.
Day Se7en: Jangothang – Lingshi.
We will walk towards the pass through a wide pastureland. You might find some yak herders in their camp along the way. As you come down after the pass to the Lingzhi basin, you will see some beautiful views of the Lingzhi Dzong the fortress located on the top of the hill and its valley overlooking the the dzong, the most spectacular view of Tsherim gang ,the mountain located at the valley. We will have nice camp at the village.Altitude: 4150m, Distance covered: 19 km, Time: 5-6 hours.
Day Eight: Lingshi – Shodu
We continues ascends up to the Yalila pass (4,820-m) here we will have picnic lunch prepared by the trekking crew who will be throughout our trekking time and continues viewing of Mount Jhomolhari, Jichu Drake,TserimGangandKhangbum. After few hours walk we will reach place designated by the crew friends. Overnight camp at Shodu.
Altitude 3,960 m; Distance 18 kms; Time 6 – 7 hours.
Day Nine: Shodu – Barshong
After Shodu we will follow along the bank of Thimphu River through rich forest of rhododendrons, and we will see waterfalls where in this fantastic view we will have specially lunch. The trails moves along the Paro river and not to forget the Himalayan mountain while on the trail. We will follow the Thimphu chhu through a forest of rhododendron, and waterfalls, the rivers and then ascends our few walk up to the ruins of Barshong Dzong. We will have camp near this dzong overlooking the thick forest and we may encounter yak herders as well.
Altitude 3,609 m; Distance 20 kms; Time 6 – 7 hours.
Day Ten: Barshong – Dodina/Dolam kencho
The trail descends through thick rhododendron forest that will meet Thimchu river where we will have picnic lunch along this river and ascends to meadow land where we will reach to Dolam Kencho place and we will camp at this sight.
Altitude at the camp site: 3600m, Distance: 12 kms, Time: 3-4 hours.
Day Eleven: Dolam Kencho- Thimphu( End of trek)
The trail again continues in the rich rhododendron forested areas which winds up and descend through mini pass and we will have picnic lunch at the mini pass which has good sights scene of small Himalaya Mountains. Later walk to Thimphu along the Thim chu river. You will have shower and peace sleep on the bed at the peaceful resort at Thimphu. Distance covered 14 Kms, Time: about 4-5 hours.
Day Twelve: Thimphu sightseeing and Cultural Exposure.
Cultural exposure begins from visiting Tashichho Dzong, the office of the government secretarial ministries, the office of the King and the Throne Room, and the office and living quarters of the monk body and its Chief Abbot are housed. Visit the handicrafts emporium where Bhutanese textiles and other arts are displayed and can be purchased and then visit the painting and wood craft schools where the traditional art and painting are kept alive. Lunch at the hotel. Visit the Memorial Chorten (a huge stupa) built in memory of the third King of Bhutan who reigned the Kingdom from 1952-1972. Visit the National Library where ancient manuscripts are preserved. Visit Simtokha Dzong 6Km from Thimphu, the oldest Dzong in Bhutan, built in 1629 Ad. We may visit Motithang mini zoo to see national animal of Bhutan, Takin.
Later you can have easy stroll in the town for Authentic Bhutanese souvenirs and your experience in Bhutan.
Day Thirteen: Thimphu to Paro departure
Morning we will drive to Paro Interrnational Airport which is just 1.hr 30 minutes from Thimphu, Capital city of Bhutan. We wish you safe and peaceful journey.
BUT IF YOU ARE TREKKKING END IS PARO THEN AS CONTINUED FROM DAY SEVEN
Day Se7en: Jangothang to Soe yaksa
Overnight stay at camp altitude: 3800m, approximate walking distance 18km, Time 6-7 hours.
Day Eight: Soe Yaksa to Thongbu
Overnight stay at camp altitude: 4300m, Distance 15km Time: 4-5 hours.
Day Nine: Thongbu to Shana
Overnight stay at camp altitude: 2500m, approximate walking distance 16km/ 5-6 hours.
Day Ten: Shana to Paro
Overnight stays at hotel, Paro for your peaceful sleep.
Day Eleven: Paro Departure
Safe journey and good bye!