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Chhomolhari Trek

  1. 15 Days
  2. Moderate
  3. Min :

Destination:Bhutan

Chhomolhari trek starts at the Drukgyel Dzong in Paro and passes through scattered hamlets and farmland into deep and richly forested valleys. This trek offers a variety of Bhutanese landscape, beauty, and tranquility.

Chhomolhari TrekThe arm boondocks Chhomolhari trek in Bhutan presents a huge diversity of trekking circumstances from isolated terraces and blue pine jungles to alpine meadow land to massive Himalayan sights. You will get chance to observe the sky touching Himalayas, thunderous waterfalls and lakes as well as turquoise rivers there. Additionally, Rolling pasture terraces together with wild blooming flowers, isolated Yak herders country side, and trees of rhododendron, pine, juniper and fir offer the ideal backdrop for this stimulating and demanding adventure. You will be bounded with close sceneries from Chhomolhari Base Camp trek to the Bhutans massive peaks. So, dont miss to grab this very grab this very opportunity without delay!!! We are ready to set your anticipated journey to Chhomolhari.



Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrive at Paro Airport and trnsfer to the hotel.

Day 02 :Acclimatization day.

Day 03 :Spend a full day hike to Taktshang, the Tiger's Nest.

Day 04 :Drive to Drugyel Dzong.

Day 05 :The path leads uphill through the river valley and along the river drainage.

Day 06 :Follow the river and pass a small army post.

Day 07 :You can trek up to Tsophu for fishing or hike in three directions – Mt. Chhomolhari and its subsidiary are directly west, Jichu Drake to the north and unclaimed summits and ridges to the east.

Day 08 :The trail climbs gradually to Nyilila Pass (4,680m).

Day 09 :During the day, halt at Lingshi.

Day 10 :The trail ascends up to the Yalila Pass (4,820m).

Day 11 :This trail goes along the Thim-Chhu and through forests filled with rhododendron and water falls.

Day 12 :The trail follows the Thim-Chhu and through forest of thicker rhododendron and into pasture land.

Day 13 :This is the last day of the trek and the path goes over a small pass.

Day 14 :Sightseeing includes visit to the National Library, Memorial Chorten, Zelukha Nunnery and the Handicraft Emporium. Stroll through the Thimpu town.

Day 15 :Early morning, drive to Paro Airport. Your escort will see you off at the airport.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrive at Paro Airport and trnsfer to the hotel.

Day 02 :Acclimatization day. Visit Drugyel Dzong. On a clear day, you can get a good view of Mount Chhomolhari, Mountain of Goddess (24,000 ft). Visit a typical Bhutanese farmhouse on the way back to town.

Day 03 :Spend a full day hike to Taktshang, the Tiger's Nest. This magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff (3,000ft.) above the valley floor.

Day 04 :Drive to Drugyel Dzong. The trail follows the river uphill through a narrow agricultural valley. Camp is just beyond an army post. Altitude is 2,800m. Distance - 17 km. (approx. 5 - 6 hours).

Day 05 :The path leads uphill through the river valley and along the river drainage. The trail passes through conifer and rhododendron forests. On the way, there is a great view of Mount Chhomolhari. Camp will be set up in a meadow with stone shelter. Altitude -3,860m. Distance - 19 km. (approx. 6 -7 hours).

Day 06 :Follow the river and pass a small army post. The view of the high ridges and snow capped peaks can be seen on all sides. You will also be able to see the yaks and yak herders. Camp will be set up beneath a ruined fortress at the base of Mount Chhomolhari. Altitude - 4,040m. Distance - 19 km (Approx. 5 - 6 hours.)

Day 07 :You can trek up to Tsophu for fishing or hike in three directions – Mt. Chhomolhari and its subsidiary are directly west, Jichu Drake to the north and unclaimed summits and ridges to the east.

Day 08 :The trail climbs gradually to Nyilila Pass (4,680m). Wide yak pastures can be seen all along the trail. If the weather is clear, you can get a great view of the Lingshi Dzong as one descends into the Lingshi basin. Tserim Kang and its descending glaciers can be seen at the north end of the valley.

Day 09 :During the day, halt at Lingshi. You can do a day excursion to Tsekha (Lahe) i.e. base camp of Jichu Drake. During the excursion, hundreds of blue sheep and musk deer may be seen on the way. Altitude - 4,500m. Distance - 15 km. (approx. 4 - 5 hours.)

Day 10 :The trail ascends up to the Yalila Pass (4,820m). From the pass, Mt. Chhomolhari, Tserim Gang and Masa Gang can be seen on a clear day.Altitude - 3,815 m. Trek - approx. 6 - 7 hours

Day 11 :This trail goes along the Thim-Chhu and through forests filled with rhododendron and water falls. The trail ascends up to the ruins of Barshong Dzong. The camp, which is a stone shelter, is just below the ruined fortress. Altitude 3,685 m. Distance - 13 km. (Approx. 3 - 4 hours.)

Day 12 :The trail follows the Thim-Chhu and through forest of thicker rhododendron and into pasture land. The camp will be set up at a meadow. Altitude 3,428m. Distance - 11 km. (Approx. 3 - 4 hours.)

Day 13 :This is the last day of the trek and the path goes over a small pass. Wild animals may be seen along the way. Your transportation will be waiting for you at Dodena and will take you to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Overnight at hotel in Thimphu. Distance - 14 km. (Approx. 4 - 5 hours.)

Day 14 :Sightseeing includes visit to the National Library, Memorial Chorten, Zelukha Nunnery and the Handicraft Emporium. Stroll through the Thimpu town.

Day 15 :Early morning, drive to Paro Airport. Your escort will see you off at the airport.

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