You pass through terraced paddy fields and through coniferous forests, to the settlements of Geynikha, 2,500 m. The trail leads up the ridge and across meadows to a pass at 4,240 meters with a spectacular view of the whole Dagala range. You will pass through several yak herders camps en-route the broad Labatama valley at 4,050 meters. The lakes are flourished with brown trout. Near the lakes is a mass of wild alpine which flowers in September. The routes are not well marked; it is more of a cross-country traverse. The trail descends steeply through mixed forest of rhododendron.
Day 1: Arrival in Paro/transfer to Thimpu. Includes: (L, D).
Day 2: Sightseeing in Thimpu. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 3: Drive to Khoma and Day 1 trek to Geynekha (2950 m). Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4: Geynekha to Gur (3350 m). Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 5: Gur to Labatamba (4300 m). Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 6: Labatamba to Panka (4000 m). Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 7: Panka to Talakha (3080 m). Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 8: Trek to Simtokha and drive to Thimphu. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 9: Thimphu - Paro. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 10: Paro sightseeing. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 11: Departure. Includes: (B).
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