Season: April to June and Sept to Early-Nov
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.
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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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