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Laya trek

Season: April to June and Sept to Early-Nov
17 Days
Maximum Elevation: 4820m
Standard: Medium to Hard

This trek heads northwest from Paro, passing Jumolhari base camp and continues to the remote village of Lingshi, Like Jumolhari, the trek route has a combination of thick forests of rhododendron, willow, oak, blue pine, golden birch, juniper and wildlife like snow leopard, takin, musk deer, blue sheep and marmots.

Airfare Not Included
Visa fee Included
Accommodation Included
Transportation Included
Guide Included
Govt. Royalty & Taxes Included
All meals Included
Camping Equipment Included
Camping Staff Included
Porter Ponies Included
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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Paro
Sightseeing in Paro: Rinpung Dzong and Ta Museum. Halt in Paro

Day 2: Paro sightseeing
Excursion to Taktsang Monastery. Halt in Paro.

Day 3: Trek Day 1
Paro – Shana, distance 14kms., time 5/6 hours,max alt. 9,240ft. overnight camp.

Day 4: Trek Day 2
Shana-Thangthangkha, distance –22kms, time –8/9 hours, max alt. 12,170ft. Overnight camp

Day 5: Trek Day 3
Thangthangkha- Jangothang, distance –16kms, time –5/6 hours, max alt. 13,750ft. Overnight camp.

Day 6: Trek Day 4
Jangothang-Lingshi, distance –19kms,time –7/8hours,max alt. 15,500ft. Overnight camp

Day 7: Trek Day 5
Lingshi- Chebisa, distance –15kms, time –5/6 hours. Overnight camp.

Day 8: Trek Day 6
Chebisa- Shomuthang, distance – 17kms, time –7/8 hours, max alt. 14,280ft. Overnight camp.

Day 9: Trek Day 7
Shomuthang- Tsharijathang, distance –18kms, time –7/8 hours, max alt. 15,088ft. Overnight camp.

Day 10: Trek Day 8
Tsharijathang- Lemithang, distance –19kms, time –8/9 hours, max alt.16,500ft. Overnight camp.

Day 11: Trek Day 9
lemithang- Laya, distance –10kms., time –4/5 hours. Overnight camp.

Day 12: Trek Day 10
Laya- Koena, distance –19kms, time –7/8 hours, max alt. 11,628ft. Overnight camp.

Day 13: Trek Day 11
Koena-Gasa Hot Spring, distance –17kms, time –6/7 hours. Overnight camp.

Day 14: Gasa to Punakha
Drive Gasa to Punakha for about 3 hours. Halt in Punakha.

Day 15: Punakha to Thimphu
Punakha to Thimphu, enroute stop by Punakha Dzong. Halt in Thimphu.

Day 16: Thimphu sightseeing
National Library,  School of arts and crafts, Textile museum, Handicrafts Emporium, Tashichhodzong, Memorial Chorten. Evening drive to Paro. Halt in Paro.

Day 17: Paro Depart.

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