Dagala Trek Group Tour

HIGHLIGHTS

Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek is the most beautiful 5-day trek in Bhutan. This trek offers stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. Some trekkers have preferred this trek over the famous Jumolhari and Laya Gasa Trek. As the name suggest the trek passes through number of shimmering turquoise lakes and beautiful meadows. You have the opportunity to get off the beaten track here as not many travelers have hiked the trail.  

SPRING : 5 - 11 March '23 | FALL : 15 - 21 October '23

DAYS:               STARTS:               ENDS:               MEALS:               FROM:

                                                          9                          Paro                        Paro                 8B, 8L, 8D             US $1280

WHAT'S INCLUDED

6N ACCOMMODATION
You will love staying in upscale 3* hotels, local homestay and boutiques with traditional ambience.

ADVENTURE PACKED 
Trek the beautiful mountains, conquer the high passes and immerse yourself in the rich culture and food. 

AIRPORT PICKUP
We will pick you up personally from the airport. We will greet you with a kadar (a white ceremonial scarf). 

BEST TOUR LEADER 
You will be lead by our experienced and knowledgeable tour guides. With a friendly smile they are ready to help you 24/7.

64 DELICIOUS MEALS 
Enjoy meals prepared by trained chefs and homemade meals with ingredients fresh out of garden. 

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ITINERARY

Day 1: Fly to Paro
Fly into Paro, the world’s most exhilarating plane ride. We’ll meet you at the airport and take you to your accommodation where you will meet your travel friends. Today you will visit the Rinpung Dzong which literally translates to “fortress of the heap of jewels”. Evening is at your leisure. Overnight at a hotel in Paro

Day 2: Acclimatization Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, the most popular and magnificent monastery in Bhutan. The hike helps you acclimatize for the next day’s trek. The monastery is located at 3000 meters, about 900 meters above the Paro valley. Drive from Paro to Haa, where your trek will start.

Day 3: Start trek, Genekha to Gur
Distance 7km, time 5 hours, Ascent 550m, Descent 60m, Camp Elev 3290m
Start from Genekha village through terraced fields. Cross a river and ascend till a huge rock platform at 3350m from where you have a picturesque view of the valley below. In couple of hours you reach Gur camp at 3290m.

Day 4: Gur to Labatama
Distance 12 Km, Time 6 hours, Ascent 1220m, Descent 110m, Camp Elev 4100m
Trek to the first pass with a stunning view of Kanchenjunga in Sikkim and other Bhutanese Himalayan peaks. Descend to Lamatama valley and then a gradual ascend till you reach Utsho Lake. Camp near the lake at 4100m.

Day 5: Halt at Labatama
Hike uphill to Sertsho Lake is easy and interesting. Afterwards walk over a small ridge and then down to Jagetsho Lake. Return to camp by dusk and prepare for the next day.

Day 6: Labatama to Pankha
Distance 8 Km, Time 5-6 hours, Ascent 260m, Descent 520m, Camp Elev 4000m
The trail climbs along Dala Tsho up to a saddle where you can get beautiful view of Himalayan peaks. From the saddle the path descends, passing some yak herder huts to Docha Chu. Follow the river for a while and reach camp at Pankha at 4000m.

Day 7: Pankha to Chamgang to Thimphu (Trek ends)
Distance 14 Km, Time 8 hours, Ascent 180m, Descent 1630m
You will start early today. This day entails the crossing of several passes, each one more beautiful. You will finally arrive at the main motorable road and drive to Thimphu. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 8: Explore Thimphu
You will explore the capital of Bhutan – Thimphu. Visit the giant Buddha statue, the weekend market, the School of Arts and Crafts, and the Bhutan Postal Office to make your personalized stamps. You can also explore on your own and even shop for some souvenirs.

Day 9: Thimphu to Paro, fly out.
Your 7-day Bhutan trip comes to an end today. You will drive back to Paro from Thimphu, which is an hour’s drive. Our representative will bid you farewell.

YOUR TOUR LEADER

sonam-gyeltshen

Mr. Chencho Nidup has lead numerous groups – trekking, cultural, special interest tours and 

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