Taking up trekking in Bhutan is an exciting and unique way to experience the beauty of the inner Himalayas. It is a very different experience from hiking in other countries and is not to be missed. You will be totally disconnected from urban life from the moment you begin your trek. You will be able to experience virgin snow-capped mountains on this 9 days Culture and Trekking trip, as well as trekking through densely forested hillsides and river valleys accompanied by gushing streams of water flowing through the temperate river valleys from the melting snow of the majestic Himalayas. A majestic fortress standing tall over the valleys will also be able to be visited. It was built in the 7th century. In addition to being able to observe the typical lifestyle of mountain people, herding yaks, and sheep, you will also have the opportunity to observe the modern lifestyle of city dwellers.
On Day 1, we travel to Paro (the location of the international airport):
All of our national carriers offer flights into Paro valley. Snow-capped Himalayas will be visible from your hotel room. Awe-inspiring is the beginning of a lifetime adventure when one descends into the Paro valley. Bhutan’s only international airport is located in Paro, the country’s gateway to the country. This is the point at which you begin your journey towards the land of happiness. A Bhutanese representative from Tripgo Tours and Travels will greet you after visa formalities and baggage collection. There is both an ancient and a modern side to the beautiful valley of Paro. Among Bhutan’s oldest and most revered temples are located in the town of Paro.
On Day 2, Hike to tigers nest:
On today’s hike, we will ascend to 3120 meters above sea level in order to visit the tigers nest monastery. The hike is intended to prepare you for the trek the following day by adjusting to the altitude and preparing you for the altitude. There have been royals, celebrities of the world, and royalty hiked the Tiger’s Nest in Bhutan as the most iconic attraction of the country. There are many activities and places to visit in today’s post, including: Tiger’s Nest: Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche travelled from Eastern Bhutan on a tigress, bringing Buddhist teachings, and meditated here for three months in a cave on this cliff. All Buddhist sights around the world revere and revere this place.
On Day 3, Paro to Jele Dzong past damchena village:
The trek today is short, but the altitude gain is significant. We keep a slow and steady pace throughout the day. Your trek will begin after breakfast at the roadhead at the National Museum (2487 metres) above Paro. As we walk from the Museum, we will pass apple orchards, smallholdings, and pine forests in Damchena village. Located on a whaleback ridge, Jele Dzong (3,490m) is a must-see. Most of the Jele Dzong has been reduced to ruins, but there is a Lhakhang with a statue of Buddha Sakyamuni. During a clear day there is nothing more breathtaking than the view of Paro town and Mount Jomolhari (7,314m) far below. Overnight camp at 3480m.
On Day 4, Jele dzong to jangchulakha:
Walk through thick alpine forests and rhododendrons as you gradually ascend and then descend below the ridgeline. Yakh herders may be visible in the area. During the day you may hear some monal peasants, and there is a great view of the Jhomolhari and other snow-capped mountains. At Jangchulakha (3,780m), we take an uphill trek to reach a yak herders’ pasture with outstanding Himalayan views. A yak pasture lies nearby the hillside where we camp.
On Day 5, Jangchulakha to jimilangtsho lake:
There are times when the trail passes through juniper trees and dwarf rhododendrons along the ridge. A trip to Thimphu and Paro is a memorable experience because of the breathtaking views of the mountain valleys. Having climbed to a height of 3,880 meters and then descending steeply, we have arrived at the Jimilangtsho Lake. Trout of giant size are found in abundance in the lake. This peak represents the protective deity of Paro, and is situated near the camp. From the camp, you have a great view of the 6,989-meter Jichu Drake. The Jimilangtsho Lake is a good location for an overnight stay.
On Day 6, Jimilangtsho via janetsho lake to simkota:
You will walk among dwarf rhododendron trees and bypass Janetsho Lake. There may be yak herders’ camps where you can observe how these people live. Throughout the route, you will be treated to a magnificent view of the Himalaya across deep valleys as the trail winds and undulates. After crossing a final spur, one can see Simkotatsho Lake (4,110m). The trek continues till we reach the yak pasture where we will camp for the night.
On Day 7, Simkota via Phajodhing (3,870M) to Thimphu city:
On clear weather days, you will be able to enjoy the majestic scenery of Mount Gangkar Puensum and other Himalayan peaks from a small saddle at 4,150m. Once you have reached the Phume La pass (4,210m), you will descend to another small lake and then climb up to the pass, which is adorned with beautiful prayer flags. The view from this point provides a magnificent overview of Thimphu, which lies far below. The Phajodhing community hall was built under junipers trees near Phajodhing (3,870 meters). A gradual descent through the trees is followed by the trail. From Sangaygang on the outskirts of Thimphu valley, walk downhill through a forest of blue pine and juniper to Thimphu.
On Day 8,Thimphu (The Capital Of Bhutan):
Bhutan’s capital is Thimphu. There are three major centers of commerce, religion, and government in this bustling little city. An infusion of new commercial exuberance challenges the country’s natural conservatism and Shangri-La image constantly, combining a small-town feel and a new commercial exuberance. The town of Thimphu is home to a number of cafes, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. In order to fully experience this charming city, you should find a balance between the esoteric and espresso – the new and the old.
Buddha statue :
One of the largest Buddha statues in the world overlooks the capital city. In the world, there are numerous statues of Buddha. Bronze statue gilded with gold. Take some awesome Instagram pictures with your cameras. For a lasting memory.
Museum of Textiles:
Bhutan’s finest weaving art is displayed here. It is likely that Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to see a variety of fabrics and learn about the intricate process of weaving. In addition, bhutan textiles will be the subject of a brief audio-visual presentation.
Chortens of Memory:
It was built in memory of the late third King of Bhutan, the father of modern Bhutan. Young and old can pray at this Chorten since it is centrally located. It is possible to join the locals in circumambulating and praying for peace and harmony throughout the world.
Trekking in Bhutan is a wonderful way to experience the charm of inner The Himalayas and is very different compared to other adventures trekking in the world. The very moment you begin your trek; you will be totally de-linked from the hectic sights and sounds of urban life. This 9 days Culture & Trekking trip will take you to have a clear glimpse of virgin snow-capped mountains, trekking in alpine serenity, densely forested hillsides, and river valleys mixed with the sounds of birds and gushing streams flowing down to the temperate river valleys from the melting snow of the mighty Himalayan peaks. You will also be able to visit the 7th-century old temples to the majestic fortress standing tall overlooking the beautiful valleys. While trekking you will witness the life of mountain peoples, herding yaks, and sheep & while you complete the trek, you can experience the modern life of city folks.
Day 01: Paro (Home to the International Airport.
Day 2 Paro – Hike to tigers nest
DAY 3: PARO TO JELE DZONG PAST DAMCHENA VILLAGE
DAY 4: JELE DZONG TO JANGCHULAKHA
DAY 5: JANGCHULAKHA TO JIMILANGTSHO LAKE
DAY 6: JIMILANGTSHO VIA JANETSHO LAKE TO
DAY 7 SIMKOTA VIA PHAJODHING (3,870M) TO
Day 8 :Thimphu (The Capital Of Bhutan)
Day 9 : Departure
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