Jumolhari Trek

The Jumolhari Trek in Bhutan is a popular and breathtakingly beautiful trek that showcases the majestic landscapes of the country. Named after Mount Jumolhari, one of Bhutan’s sacred peaks, this trek offers stunning views of snow-capped mountains, pristine valleys, and lush alpine meadows.

The Jumolhari Trek typically takes around 8 to 9 days to complete and covers a distance of approximately 77 miles (124 kilometers). Trekkers start from Paro, where they visit the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery before setting off on their journey. The trail takes them through dense forests, picturesque villages, and high mountain passes.

Throughout the trek, trekkers are treated to panoramic views of Mount Jumolhari (7,314 meters), as well as other peaks like Jitchu Drake (6,989 meters) and Tserim Kang (6,686 meters). The landscape is adorned with rhododendron forests, colorful alpine flowers, and grazing yaks, creating a truly unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts.

ITINERARY

DAY 1 – Arrive Paro

DAY 2 – Acclimatization hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery

DAY 3 – Paro to Sharna Zampa – Trek Starts

DAY 4 – Sharna Zampa to Soi Thangkha

DAY 5 – Soi Thangkha to Jangothang base camp

DAY 6 – Jangothang acclimatization and exploration

DAY 7 – Jangothang to Lingshi

DAY 8 – Lingshi to Shodu

DAY 9 – Shodu to Barshong

DAY 10 – Barshong to Dodena to Thimphu

DAY 11 – Thimphu to Punakha

DAY 12 – Punakha to Paro

DAY 13 – Depart Paro