A beautiful 13D12N Chomolhari Trekking extends between picturesque valleys-Paro and Thimphu of Bhutan famous for an incredible mountain vistas. A very popular trekking in Bhutan, Jhomolhari Trek will take you on an amazing landscapes of Bhutan.The trek is more challenging than Druk Path Trek. Bhutan tour with Chomolhari trek visits museums, dzongs, streets and valleys of Thimphu and Paro. Hence, this is a perfect trip of high altitude hiking and rugged trekking for people short on time. Please email us at [email protected] and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 to book and customize Bhutan Chomolhari trekking package in 2023/2024.
Trip Name: Chomolhari Trekking
Trip Type: Private & Group
Trip Duration: 13 Days
Trip Difficulty: Hard
Trip Season: Sep to Mar,Jan to June
Trip Altitude: 1350m- 3950m
Trip Cost: USD 2640-USD 4250
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Trip Package: Budget/Standard
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Flight
Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu /Kathmandu
Bhutan Chomolhari Trekking 13 days
Chomolhari Trek Bhutan also known asChomolhari Base Camp Trekking. The highlights of Chomolhari trek Bhutan is the spectacular view of Mount Chomolhari from Chomolhari Base Camp.Chomolhari Trek is a popular trekking in Bhutan as its height varies from 2500m to 4930m. The Chomolhari Trek Bhutan offers a wide range of landscapes, flora and fauna with spectacular view of Mount Chomolhari, sacred abode of the goddess Chomo. If you are looking for a relatively short but rugged high altitude trek in Bhutan with ample time for unique cultural insights, then Chomolhari Trek is a perfect choice.
This trek is an ideal adventure for nature lovers how are seeking a Himalayan wilderness immersion. We trek through the heart of wildlife-rich. The sky-piercing peaks, thunderous waterfalls, turquoise lakes and streams, rolling meadows filled with wildflowers, remote yak herders villages, and forests of rhododendron, pine, juniper and fir provide the perfect backdrop for this inspiring and challenging adventure. You will be rewarded with up-close views of Bhutan's most beautiful peaks.
Day 01: Arrival in Paro(2,280m)
Our Bhutan tour guide will welcome you at the airport and transfer to your hotel on a private tourist vehicle. After lunch visit the Paro Dzong and the National Museum. The evening ends with a walk through Paro's main shopping district. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 02: Paro Sightseeing Tour
Day excursion and sightseeing at the Taktsang Monastery or the Tiger's Nest, the most spectacular monastery and probably the most photographed one in Bhutan, in a way also a symbol of the country. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery, hence its name. The excursion to monastery's view point takes about 5 hrs for round trip. Lunch will be served at the cafeteria, followed by a short walk back. We'll have a leisure evening to take some rest before the trekking starts the following day. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 03: Chomolhari Trek: Gunitsawa Village to Sharna Zampa(2,850m)
This trek begins at Gunitsawa Village were you pass the army post. At the army check post your trek permit will be checked and endorsed. The campsite is on the opposite side of the river, not far from Gunitsawa.
Day 04: Chomolhari Trek: Sharna Zampa to Thangthangkha(3,610m, 22 km, 7/8 hours)
On this long day, the trail continues with lots of small ups and downs. After going uphill through the river valley the valley finally narrows gradually to a mere path which descends to a meadow where a camp will be set up.
Day 05: Chomolhari Trek to Jangothang (4,080m, 19km, 5/6 hours)
If you did not see Mt. Jomolhari the previous evening, you will still have a chance to get a great view early this morning. This morning the trek continues up the Paro Chhu valley which widens into patches of alpine meadow.
Day 05: Acclimatize day in Jangothang
The rest day in Jangothang provides plenty of possibilities for day hikes with great views of lakes and snow capped mountains such as Jomolhari and Jichu Drake. There are good chances to spot some blue sheep on the upper slopes of the valley. Jangothang is a perfect environment for your acclimatization.
Day 06: Chomolhari Trek to Lingshi (3,800m, 16km, 6/7 hours)
The trail leads to a last settlement in the valley and drops to the Paro Chhu. Passing the lake of Tshophu (4,380m) you will climb up steeply to Bhonte La pass at 4,890 m, the highest point of this trek route.
Day 07: Chomolhari Trek to Shodu (4080m, 22km, 8/9 hours)
The trail climbs up to the Yelila pass at an altitude of 4,930m. From the pass, on a clear day you will get an excellent view of Jumolhari, Tserimgang and Masanggang. The trek from the pass to the campsite.
Day 08: Chomolhari Trek to Barshong (3710m, 16km, 5/6 hours).
The trail follows the Thimphu Chhu through rhododendron forests, past beautiful waterfalls along the way. The valley narrows till the path takes to the slopes and gradually ascends to the ruins of Barshong Dzong.
Day 09: Chomolhari Trek to Dolam Kencho (3,320m, 15km, 5/6 hours)
The trail descends down to the Thimphu Chhu river valley, through dense forests of rhododendron, birch, conifer, maples and bamboos and then ascends to pasture lands. The camp is in a meadow.
Day 10: Chomolhari Trek to Dodena(8km, 3/4 hours).
The trail continues through forested areas winding up and down and through a small pass. Langurs (monkeys) can be seen along the way. In Dodena, you will exit the Jigme Dorji National Park
Day 11: Chomolhari Trek to Thimpu
The trek finishes at the beautiful Cherri Monastery, while it is a 40 min hike to the monastery it is well worth it.
Day 12: Thimphu to Paro
Sightseeing of Thimphu valley includes the National Library, Traditional Medicine Institute, Arts & Crafts School, Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, National Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Traditional paper factory, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin mini Zoo, Handicrafts Emporium, local shops. Finally visit to Tashichho dzong which houses most of the Government office and King's Throne room. Evening drive to Paro. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Paro Airport
After breakfast your guide will drop you at Paro Airport for your flight departure from Bhutan.