` Good Karma Travels

Tshaluna Trek (a low al altitude trek)

Day 1
Arrive in Paro

Day 2
Walk to Taktshang Monastery. It’s a good chance to acclimatise for the rest of the trek.

Day 3
Paro to Jele Dzong

Time: 4 hrs
If the day is bright, the trail will offer a broad view of Paro valley. The trial is fairly easy. We camp at 3,536 m.

Day 4
Jele Dzong to Tsaluna
Time: 5-6 hrs
Descend through the forest of silver fir, pine, rhododendron, and hemlock to the camp near a stream at about 3,000 metres. Today we can visit Tsalu Ney, a sacred 14th century temple where Guru Rinpoche is said to have meditated

Day 5
Tsaluna to Phajoding
Time: 5-6 hrs
Today we climb to Pumo La at about 3,400 m. After two hours, we will reach Phajoding at 3,750 m where we will camp. The Phajoding hillside is dotted with numerous meditation centres. The big buildings of Phajoding monastery are below the campsite.

Day 6
Phajoding to Thimphu
Time: 2-3 hrs
Today’s trial descends sharply through blue pine forests to Thimphu.

Day 7
Thimphu to Punakha

Day 9
Return to Paro

Day 10
Depart from Paro

1. Druk Path Trek
2.Jomolhari-Laya-Gasa Trek
3. Jomolhari Loop
4. Jomolhari Trek
5. Snoman Trek I
6. Snoman Trek II
7.Punakha Winter Trek
8. Dur Hot Spring Trek
9. Yaksa Trek
10. Tshaluna Trek