Soe Yaksa Circuit


On the trail of this trek, you will reach the base of Mount Jomolhari standing tall at 7351m (23,995ft) above sea level. For nature lovers, one cannot ask for a better trek.

The entire trail is brimmed with scenic views of mountains and alpine pastures with dotted settlements of yak herders. The trek starts Sgn Paro Drukyel Dzong in Paro, and comes full circle to end in the same place.

DAY 1: PARO

  • Arrive Paro International Airport
  • Meet with representative from Bhutan Journeys.
  • Transfer to your hotel.
  • Visit Paro Rimpong Dzong.
  •  Archery and Paro Town.
  • Evening at Leisure

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 2: PARO

  • Day hike to Paro Taktsang (Tiger Nest)
  • Drive to visit Kyichu Lhakhang
  • Experience hot stone bath.

Overnight: Hotel

 DAY 3: TREK DAY 1:  PARO – SHANA 2890m/9480ft – SYENDU ZAMPA  11,675ft/3560m) TREK START:

  • Depart your hotel to Shana
  • Pass Drukgyel Dzong and
  • 2 hours drive  to Shana
  • Time: 3-4 hrs.
  • Camp at Syendu Zampa

Overnight: Camp

DAY 4:  TREK DAY 2:  SYENDU ZAMPA  –  UPPER SIO THANGTHANGKHA, ABOVE ARMY CAMP (12,350/FT/3750M)

  • Time: 5-6 hrs. (add 1hr if trail is muddy)
  • Distance: 15 Km / 9 .6 miles

Overnight: Camp

DAY 5: TREK DAY 3: UPPER THANGTHANGKHA (12,235ft/3730m) – JANGOTHANG(13,260ft/4044m)            

  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Time: 4-5 hrs.

Overnight: Camp

DAY 6: TREK DAY 4: JANGOTHANG HALT

  • Rest Day for acclimatization and hikes

Overnight: Camp

DAY 7: TREK DAY 5: JANGOTHANG – DHUMZO

  • Distance: 20km / 12 miles, Time: 7-8 –hrs.
  • Bonte La :4890m/16040ft
  • Dhumzo: 3800m

Overnight: Camp

DAY 8: TREK DAY 6:  DHUMZO – THOMBU

  • Distance: 11 km / 7miles Time: 4-5 hours
  • Takhung La : 4540m/14880ft
  • Thombu: 4120m/13510ft.

Overnight: Camp

DAY 9: TREK DAY 7:  THOMBU – SHANA – PARO (TREK END)

  • Distance: 14.5 km /9 miles
  • Time: 4-5 hrs.
  • Thombu la (4270m/14005ft
  • Shana: 2890m/ 9480ft
  • Drive to Paro

DAY 10:  PARO  – THIMPHU –  PARO (54 Km)

  • Transfer to Thimphu takes 2 hours leisurely drive towards the capital of Bhutan.
  • En-route you will view Tachogang monastery “ the temple of excellent hourse”
  • Visit to Iron Chin Bridge (most visible ancient craft in middle ages.

Participate to visit following places of cultural interest:

  • National Memorial Chorten
  • Kuensel Phodrang (Buddha statue), religious icon in Bhutan.
  • Lunch at one of the local restaurant.
  • Afternoon drive to visit:
  • Arts and Craft Training institute.
  • Takin enclosure
  • Evening drive back to Paro.

Overnight: Hotel

DAY 11: PARO DEPARTURE

  • Transfer to Paro International Airport.

Price

For travel during high season

  • USD 2,943 for 1 person
  • USD 2,843 per person for 2 person
  • USD 2,543 per person for group with 3 or more

 

Included

  • Accommodation at 3 star hotels
  • All meals included (B/L/ D) at 3 star hotels and restaurants
  • Transportation for the entire tour
  • Service of licensed English-speaking cultural and trek guide
  • Experienced driver
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government fee, Royalty and taxes & surcharge for group travelling as one or two person
  • Entrance fee museum, monument, permits etc.
  • Trek Equipment: Sleeping tent, Dinning tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, Chair and sleeping mat. You need to bring your own sleeping bag.
  • Pack ponies for carrying trek equipment.
  • Services of Trek cook, trek assistant and horsemen
  • Mineral water on cultural tour and boiled water on the trek

Not Included

  • Airfare for your desired flight sector fly into and depart from Bhutan
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
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