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Dagala Thousand Lakes - CEMT Virtual

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Dagala Thousand Lakes

9 Days

Overview

The scenery on this route is one of a kind and a photographers dream with thick alpine forests, multiple lakes, rushing rivers, rolling hills with alpine flora & lastly, majestic Himalayan ranges. On this trek, you cross over two passes: Dala Tsho at 4520m and Utsho lake at 4300m with highest camp altitude at 4100m.

Itinerary

Day 1 :
Paro

Arrive at Paro International Airport, check-into hotel, sightseeing in Paro

Elevation: 2,200m

Steep uphill along dirt track reaching half point cafe, gradual sloap and downhill on steps and back up stairs to the monastery

Elevation: 3,120m
Elevation Gain: 520m
Hours Hiking: 4hrs
Milage: 6.4km

Day 3 :
Gur

1.5hr drive to Genekha village base, start at suspension bridge and gradual climb on dirt trail, descend and walk along river, gradual climb again and reach campsite

Elevation: 3290m
Elevation Gain: 230m
Hours Hiking: 4hrs
Milage: 7km
Trek Days: 1

Day 4 :
Labatama

Gradual climb on grassy and dirt trail across ridges and streams, climb to Pagalabtsa pass (4250m) with clear view of Mt. Kangchenjunga. Descend and pass through meadows and yak herder huts

Elevation: 4100m
Elevation Gain: 1010m
Hours Hiking: 6hrs
Milage: 12km
Trek Days: 2

Exploration day of multiple lakes around and enjoy stillness of the highlands

Elevation: 4100m
Milage: 10km
Trek Days: 3

Day 6 :
Panka

Steep climb over meadows with spectacular views of the Himalayas, descend on rocky trails along a river to a beautiful campsite, Panka

Elevation: 4000m
Elevation Gain: 220m
Hours Hiking: 5hrs
Milage: 8km
Trek Days: 4

Day 7 :
Thimphu

Gradual climb on dirt track to Talela Pass (4180m), walk along ridge and meadows, descent through juniper and rhododendron forests on dirt and rocky trail to arrive at feeder road head.

Elevation: 2,300m
Elevation Gain: 100m
Hours Hiking: 7hrs
Milage: 14km
Trek Days: 5

Day 8 :
Thimphu

AM: Largest Buddha Dordenma statue (54m), Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum, Craft Bazaar
PM: Kaja Throm Farmers Market and Free Time

Day 9 :
Departure

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation at 3* standard hotels during non trek days
  • All meals
  • Private vehicle transfers
  • English speaking tour/trek guide
  • Permits/Entrance fees
  • Sleeping Tents and Mats
  • Dining Tent, Kitchen tent, toilet tent
  • Camp Tables, chairs, utensils, hot water bags
  • Trekking chef & assistants
  • Horses to carry equipment’s
  • Sustainable Development Fee $200 per night per person (payable to the government)

EXCLUDED

  • Airfare
  • Visa fee $40 per person
  • Sleeping bag
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, phone calls, transfers
  • Anything not included in inclusions

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Dagala Thousand Lakes
From AUD 4,750
/ Adult
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