Soi Yaksa Trek
- Trek to the base of Mt. Jumolhari
- Gain magnificent views of the Himalayan Mountain Range
- Visit Fortresses, temples, monasteries, landmarks and much more
- Visit the world famous Tigers Nest Monastery
The Soi Yaksa Trek leads to the base of the second highest unclimbed peak in the world, Mount Jumolhari, at 7,513 m / 24,648 ft. This meditative and relaxing trek is well suited for nature lovers and is one of the best treks for amazing views of the northern Himalayas and pristine forests. The trail passes through rustic villages and offers opportunities to assimilate into the traditional Bhutanese / Tibetan lifestyle.
The Soi Yaksa Trek also tours heritage sites in Paro and Thimphu. A tour of these areas includes visits to the Rinpung Fortress, the Kichu Lhakhang Stupa, the Drugyal Fortress, the King’s Memorial Chorten Stupa, a nunnery temple, the National Institute of Traditional Medicine, a traditional painting school, a folk heritage museum and much more.
Day 01: Arrive and go sightseeing in Paro.
Day 02: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery. -04 hrs, 2,250 m / 7,382 ft
Day 03: Trek to Shana. -06 hrs, 2,870 m / 9,413 ft
Day 04: Trek to Sio Thangkha. 3,750 m / 12,300 ft
Day 05: Trek to Jangothang. -06 hrs, 4,040 m / 13,251 ft
Day 06: Trek through Bonte La pass to Dhumzo. -07 hrs, 3,800 m / 12,464 ft
Day 07: Trek to Thombu Shong. -05 hrs, 4,180 m / 13,710 ft
Day 08: Trek to Thimphu. -05 hrs, 2,320 m / 7,610 ft
Day 09: Go sightseeing in Thimphu
Day 10: Conclude the trek and tour in Paro. 2,250 m / 7,382 ft