A little used trek route in the remote Haa valley with 2 nights in camp
This morning we will drive to the Chele La pass about 45 minutes from Paro. Chele La, at 3800m, has views of Mount Jomolhari to the north as well as down to the Haa valley, weather permitting. Walk down the hill towards Kila Gompa, a nunnery inhabited by about 30 nuns, and then on past to another temple called Gorina Lhakhang where there is a small monk residence. Your car will collect you and you can continue a further 2 – ...
Day 1Trek starts from beautiful Piduna village
Haa - Sunhzikha
Drive about 30 minutes from Haa town to Puduna Village in the east of Haa valley to begin the trek. After approximately one hour you reach Pajakha village. Continue to Chuzokha Lhakhang (temple) for few hours where you can stop for a picnic lunch and visit the Lhakhang, believed to have been founded in the 17th century. From here continue to climb for a few more hours through fir and hemlock forests to Sungzikha where you camp for the night at approximately 3600m.
Day 2Sungzikha - E-lukha
Sunhzikha - E-lukha
Camp altitude: 3700m.
After breakfasst we will start our trek by climbing for about one hour to Labokha.We will pass through dense forest and then descend to camp at E-lukha at around 3700m.
Day 3E-lukha - Haa
E-lukha - Haa
The trail is mostly downhill through a variety of different vegetation. This is also a good area to spot birds. Driver will be waiting at Haa town to drive you back to hotel.