Chomolhari trek: Before we land at Paro airport, we will see the amazing view of the mountains, including the sacred ones like Jumolhari and Jichu Drake. Later, we will hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery. The interesting thing about this monastery is it is located on the edge of a steep cliff, that is, 900 meters above the Valley of Paro. After the exploration of the monastery, we hike down to the valley floor, walk on a wide trail, pass through apple orchards and forest, and camp by the meadows. Crossing the bridge, we follow the river above the tree line and enjoy the stunning view of the mountains, including the breathtaking view of Chomolhari and Jichu Drake mountains. We will also enjoy seeing the grazing of yaks and blue sheep. Chomolhari is a camping trek, which is scenic during chomolhari trek.
We also cross the Ngye La Pass (4,870m/15,970ft), and we also acclimatize. After crossing the pass, we enjoy the panoramic view of the peaks and visit Lingshi Dzong. We then head off to Chorten, located on a ridge in the Valley of Mo Chhu. We also reach the treeless valley and cross the Yeli La Pass (4,820m/15,810ft). From the pass, we will see the beautiful view of mountains, including Gangchen Ta, Tshering Gang, and Masang Gang. And we also walk towards the Thimphu River, descending through rhododendron and juniper plants and hiking through an alpine forest and viewing the cliff-facing rocks and passing by the stunning waterfalls. We also see the ruins of Barshong Dzong. We also cross a steep cliff to Dolam Kencho, a beautiful campsite. On the last day of the trek, we walk from Dolam Kencho to Dodena and then drive to Thimphu.
- Day 1 Arrival and Sightseeing in Paro (2,250m/7,382ft).
As soon as we come out of Paro Airport, we will see the representative of Remarkable Adventure Trek, holding its signboard and then head off to a hotel in a private vehicle. The representative will provide information on dos and don’ts and other related information, as well as on trek and sightseeing.
- Day 2 Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery (3,180m/10,433ft) then return to Paro.
Overnight in a hotel After breakfast, we head off to Taktsang (Tigers Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s famous monastery.
- Day 3 Trek to Shana (2,850m/9,348ft) 6 hours.
We walk downhill on a wide trail, climb through the terraced fields of rice and millet, and walk through the orchards of apples. We camp in meadows.
- Day 4 Trek to Sio Thangthangkha (3,750m/12,300 ft): 8 hours.
We walk by the Pa Chhu (Paro River), we ascend and descend through pine, oak and spruce forests. We climb uphill through rhododendron forest to reach Sio Thangthangkha.
- Day 5 Trek to Jangothang (4,040m/13,250 ft) 8 hours.
We ascend uphill, that is, above the tree line to enjoy the stunning view of the surrounding peaks. We head off to the valley to Jangothang to see the view of Chomolhari and Jichu Drake mountains.
- Day 6 Rest day at Jangothang Base Camp.
Rest day or an acclimatization day, both include adjusting to the thinning of the air, staying active, and moving uphill and downhill.
- Day 7 Trek to Lingshi (4,000m/13,120ft) 8 hours.
We follow a stream, cross the bridge, reach a ridge and from there, we see the breathtaking view of Chomolhari, Jichu Drake, and Tshering Gang Mountains. We also cross the Nguyen La Pass (4,870m/15,970ft), and we enjoy watching the panoramic view of the peaks and then head off to Lingshi Dzong.
- Day 8 Trek to Shodu (4,100m/13,450ft) 9 hours.
We climb uphill on a ridge, cross the river, and we also cross the Yeli La Pass (4,820m/15,810ft). From the pass, we see Chomolhari, Gangchen Ta, Tshering Gang and Masang Gang mountains.
- Day 9 Trek to Barshong (3,600m/11,810ft) 7 hours
Descending through rhododendron and juniper forest, we follow the Thimphu River, The views of the cliff-facing rocks and waterfalls are stunning.
- Day 10 Trek to Dolam Kencho (3,600m/11,810ft) 6 hours.
We walk downhill through the dense forest of rhododendron, birch, and conifers. We again descend towards the Thimphu Chhu River. Climbing over ridges, we cross a steep cliff to Dolam Kencho.
- Day 11 Trek to Dodena and drive to Thimphu (2,350m /7,710ft) 4 hours.
We pass through forests and drive to Thimphu.
- Day 12 Departure from Thimpu From the hotel, before 4 hours.
we are picked up for our international flights and transferred to Paro airport.
Cost Information1. What's Includes
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
- Standard twin sharing accommodation for during the tour.
- Guided city tour in Bhutan by private tourist vehicle.
- Full board standard Meals (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners & Snacks) during the trek.
- Drinking water for the duration of the tour.
- The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage and camping equipment during the trek.
- Licensed holder English-speaking Bhutanese guides.
- Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs.
- Surface transfer from and to Bhutan.
- Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees in Bhutan.
- Farewell dinner in typical Bhutanese Restaurant with cultural show.
- All our government taxes which goes to the country’s health and education projects.
- Vat, tourist service charges, and official expenses.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Your travel insurance.
- Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry.
- Alcoholic and cold drinks.
- Items of a personal nature (personal gear, clothing, beverages etc).
- Tips for tour guides, porters, driver, hotel lobby and in restaurants.
- Other expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
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Trip Equipment & Packaging List
For your trip preparations Remarkable Adventure Trek provides you with related information and advice required for your adventure holiday trip in and around Nepal Himalaya and beyond, providing you with following equipment list for the trekking. If it’s too much to carry from your home country some of the necessary equipment can be hired or bought in Kathmandu around at Thamel or in Pokhara as well. Most of the equipment is general and standard lists for all seasons while on the trek but may differ as per the season and duration of trekking and areas of your chosen trip.
- Sun hat or scarf.
- Light balaclava or warm fleece headgear.
- Sun Glasses and snow goggles with UV protection.
For Lower Body:
- Under Garments.
- Hiking shorts.
- Lightweight cotton long pants.
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms.
- Fleece or wool pants (seasonal).
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants.
Remarkable Adventure Trek operates and runs all high altitude treks and climbs with the support of our expert and veteran guides who has been in these profession for more than two decades, all our guide have undergone with much training and attending workshop on related fields every year like Medical Course with enough knowledge of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) and proper use of Gamma Bag or Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) pressure bags when required on emergency purpose on high AMS symptoms and to work on minor medical problem treatments.
Causes of Altitude Mountain Sickness:
- Altitude mountain sickness is caused by reduced of air pressure with lower oxygen levels at high altitude.
- The faster you climb to a high elevation, more likely you will get altitude or acute mountain sickness (AMS).
- Difficulty in sleeps.
- Dizziness or light-headed.
- Loss of appetite.
- Nausea or vomiting.
- Rapid pulse (heart rate).
- Shortness of breath with exertion.
- Altitude mountain sickness is easier to treat in the early stage.
- The main treatment for all forms of mountain sickness is to go down (descend) towards lower altitude as fast you can with support of our guide and staff.
- Extra oxygen should be given, if available.
- People with severe altitude mountain sickness should be admitted to a hospital or evacuated by any means of transportation the fastest is by Helicopter.
- Remarkable Adventure Trek suggests you Polyacrylamide (Diamox) because this medicine helps you to feel better if you are trekking in high altitude areas.
- It also helps you to reduce mild symptoms. This medicine works best when you take it before you start gaining much higher altitude. Beside our advice please consol with your doctor.
While climbing higher elevation:
- Drink plenty of fluids (water-plain black tea-lemon-tea or nutritional value drinks).
- Avoid alcohol
- Eat a lot of garlic’s (this is local way fighting altitude).
- You should avoid high altitudes if you have heart or lung disease.
Note: In case of emergency, you will be immediately airlifted by Helicopter to Kathmandu.
Nobody knows or cares about the safety of your group better than our guides because they know how to cope with the unexpected situations that occasionally arise in the high altitudes of the Himalaya. In these situations, it is vital that trekkers are flexible and listen to the guides’ directions. The trip that you are on may be affected by weather, politics, or even wildlife. Whatever the factor may be, it is possible you may have some changes in your itinerary, as the seasoned guides of Remarkable Adventure Trek decide the safest option for you. If changes must be made to your trip, our guides will work hard to stick to your original itinerary as much as possible until the change becomes unavoidable. However, Remarkable Adventure Trek will not be responsible for an outcome, resulting from bad weather, wildlife, or political situation before, during, or post trip.
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