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Dagla Thousand Lakes Trek

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Tour Description

The Dagla Mountain Range divides the two prominent valleys of Thimphu and Wangdi. The altitude of the plateau is around 4000 meters. It has many lakes of different sizes and in most lakes one can find trout fish and in the surrounding area alpine flowers, rhododendrons, different species of pheasants, musk deer are also found in abundance. The plateau is also a grazing ground for yaks in the summer. The best period of trekking is May to June and September to October.

Itinerary:

Day 01 : Arrival Paro. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Guided sightseeing tour of Paro. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Drive Paro to Thimphu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Guided sightseeing tour of Thimphu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Drive to Simtokha and trek to Talekha (4-hour trek). Camp near Talekha Lhakhang
Day 06 : Ascend to jezela (4000m) & descend to Japhuna (3800m). Trek duration 6 hours. Camp near?
Day 07 : Trek through rhododendron forests and small lakes (4-hour trek). Camp at Jadhuna (4100 m).
Day 08 : Ascend to Jomigue pass (4460m) and descend to Labatma (4-hour trek). Camp at Yumtsa.
Day 09 : Day excursions to Hetso-Hentso lake, Jmatso and Relitso Lakes.  Overnight?
Day 10 : Excursion to Jamo peak (5050m) and return to camp.
Day 11 : Rest day
Day 12 : After crossing Pagalaptsa pass (4170m) descend through rhododendron and thick oak forest to Genekha (6- or 7-hour trek). Overnight?
Day 13 : Descend to Chakilo (2-hour trek) and drive to Paro. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Day trip to Tiger Nest (Takstang Monastery) Overnight at hotel?
Day 15 : Departure from Paro.

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