Duration: Four Days
Elevation: up to 3360 meters
Recommended months: September to May
Starting Point: Dechencholing (Thimphu)
Finishing point: Zomlingthang(Punakha)
Summary: The Trek is an easy low altitude trek along an old walking route between Thimphu and Punakha. It is possible to do this trek all year long, but the best recommended time for doing is trek is during the months of March, April, May, September, October and November.
The trek starts at Dechecholing which is north of Thimphu the capital of Bhutan. You will be drive to Pangrizam, the start point of the trip from where you will begin your trek towards Shong Pang, and continue past some picturesque Bhutanese Villages to your campsite just above the Chamina Village.
Chamina- Dopshigang Pang
On the second day the trail gradually climbs up to the Sinchula Pass, which is at an altitude of 3400 meters. Weather permitting, trekkers can catch a glimpse of the Phojodin Monastery mad the surrounding country side. After trekking a couple of kilometers further you will cross the Thinleygang village and later the Talo Monastery. The trek then continues downhill till you reach the main highway to Punakha. We continue a little further till we reach our campsite at Dopshigang Pang.
Dpshigang Pang- ChortenNingpo
We continue our trek to ChortenNingpo as we pass through thick forests, villages and rice paddies along the valley. The ChortenNingpo is closely connected to the legend of DrukpaKuenley, who the people of Bhutan lovingly refer to as the Devine Madman. We will camp just outside the temples premises
ChortenNingpo – Zomlingthang
We begin the final leg of our short trek today as will take us past several villages to the road head where you will be picked up by your vehicles and driven to Punakha.