Laya Lingshi Trek

DAY 1: Arrival at Paro
Reception at airport, light sightseeing or hike

DAY 2: Hike to Chelela and Kila nunnery
Acclimatizing before the trek
DAY 3: Thimphu: Hike to Taktsang Monastery
Acclimatizing before the trek

DAY 4: Start of trek: Shana to Soe Thangtangkha
Distance 22 km, 7-8 hours,  770 m ascent, 10 m descent, camp altitude 3,610 m
DAY 5: Soe Thangthangkha – Jangothang
Distance 19 km, 5-6 hours, 480 m ascent, camp altitude 4,080 m
DAY 6: Jangothang
Rest and hike in the area
DAY 7: Jangothang to Lingshi 
Distance 18 km, 6-7 hours, 840 m ascent, 870 m descent, camp altitude 4,010 m
DAY 8: Lingshi to Chebisa
Distance 10 km, 5-6 hours, 280 m ascent, 410 m descent, camp altitude 3,880 m
DAY 9: Chebisa to Shomuthang
Distance 17 km, 6-7 hours, 890 m ascent, 540 m descent, camp altitude 4,220 m
DAY 10: Shomuthang to Robluthang
Distance 18 km, 6-7 hours, 700 m ascent, 760 m descent, camp altitude 4,160 m
DAY 11: Robluthang to Lemithang
Distance 19 km, 6-7 hours, 850 m ascent, 870 m descent, camp altitude 4,140 m
DAY 12: Lemithang to Laya
Distance 10 km, 4-5 hours, 60 m ascent, 340 m descent, camp altitude 3,840 m
DAY 13: Laya halt
Rest and hike in the area
DAY 14: Laya to Koina
Distance 19 km, 6-7 hours, 260 m ascent, 1,070 m descent, camp altitude 3,050 m
DAY 15: Koina to Gasa
Distance 14 km, 6-7 hours, 740 m ascent, 1,500 m descent, camp altitude 2,240 m
DAY 16: Gasa to Gasa Tshachhu
Enjoy an overnight at the hot springs
DAY 17: Gasa Tshachhu to Punakha
Drive to Punakha and relax in your hotel
DAY 18: Punakha
Punakha sightseeing
DAY 19: Punakha to Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu, Dochu la on the way
DAY 20: Thimphu to Paro
Sightseeing and evening drive to Paro
DAY 21: Departure

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  • Activities: Trekking, nature, culture, hot springs
  • Overnights: Camp, hotel and/or homestay
  • Season: April-June and Mid-September-Mid-November
  • Trek: Laya Lingshi trek, 13 days