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Chomolhari Bhutan Trek -12 Days

Bhutan is one of the most popular destinations in Asia which is harder to access alone by individuals, where the government has strict rules and regulations. Bhutan also is known as the land of thunder renowned for its unique natural beauty, culture and tradition, geography, and especially for the welcoming Bhutanese people .this tour gives you the opportunity of exploring the land of thunder by visiting different historically and culturally important sites
The trek starts from Paro where we will also be visiting the famous Taktsang(Tiger’s Nest) Monastery by trekking through the beautiful Bhutanese countryside enjoying the breathtaking Bhutanese landscapes and experiencing its rich culture. we will also be crossing a few passes which has one of the most amazing views of the Himalayas including Jichu Drake (6,989m) and Chomolhari (7,513m). our final destination will be in Thimphu after our tour we will be taking a vehicle back to Paro
Chomolhari trek -12 days tour is carefully designed through analysis of years of services provided by our team to our clients to give you the best experience of your life.

Detail Itinerary

As we fly over the great Himalayan ranges including Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks with the majestic view we near to Bhutan Paro. Upon our arrival, our representative will take us to visit Rinpung Dzong a 1646 building and Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country, and Ta Dzong, once a fortified lookout tower but now turned into the National Museum. Overnight in Paro.

  • Walking Hour4
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude2,250m
  • Accommodation3 Star

After our breakfast, we take a short hike for 2 hours to Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery one of Bhutan’s most famous monasteries. We will be having our lunch about halfway of the hike. The monastery is about 900 meters above Paro Valley on a steep cliff. After exploring the monastery, we hike back. Overnight in Paro.

  • Walking Hour4
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3150m
  • Accommodation3 Star

Our trek starts from Drugyal Dzong through rice terraces and fields of millet. The route later takes us to apple orchards and forests. as soon as the valley widens will have reached the military post at Gunitsawa which is at 2,810m and At 2,870m, just beyond Shana Zampa, in meadows surrounded by trees there are several good camping places. We will be Camping at around altitude of 2,850m.

  • Walking Hour2
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude2,850m
  • Accommodation3 Star

We trek through The trail that follows Pa Chhu (Paro River)as we ascending and descending through pine, oak, and spruce forests. We will be having our lunch on our way. After we have resumed our trek to our campsite at an altitude of 3,750m.

  • Walking Hour2
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3,750m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

The trail ascends for a short period of time till the military camp. We have our lunch on the way at yak herder’s camp. A short brief walk through the valley will take us to our camp at Jangothang at the altitude of 4,040m. From where we can view Mt. Chomolhari and Jichu Drake.

  • Walking Hour2
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4,040m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

Today, we rest to acclimatize for the next day’s trek. After having our breakfast, we take a 4-hour hike to the northern side of our camp, on the way we have a picnic lunch, after our lunch, we continue the hike to view the Jichu Drake Peak. This will be helpful to acclimatization and if we are to be lucky we may even encounter yaks and blue sheep.

  • Walking Hour4
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4,040m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

Our trail follows a stream and crosses a bridge and ascends on a ridge from where we can get breathtaking views of Chomolhari, Jichu Drake, and Tshering Gang. As we further walk towards the valley until the Ngye La pass at (4,870m/15,970ft). After crossing the pass, we gradually descent to the Lingshi camp.on the way, we also enjoy a bird’s eye view of the peaks and Lingshi Dzong and we camp for the night.

  • Walking Hour4
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4,870m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

The route leaves the Chomolhari trek here. Instead, the route climbs towards a little white Chorten on a ridge above the camp, then turns south up the deep Mo Chhu valley. The trail stays on the side of the largely treeless valley, climbing steadily a brief distance above Mo Chhu. It then crosses the river and climbs steeply for 2 hours to Yeli La pass (4,820m/15,810ft). From the pass, we see Chomolhari, Gangchen Ta, Tshering Gang, and Masang Gang. We then descend alongside a stream to a shelter, then further downstream to camp at Shodu (4,100m).

  • Walking Hour3
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude4,100m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

Our trail follows the Thimphu River which descends through thick lush rhododendron, juniper, and other alpine forests. The views of the cliff-facing rocks and waterfalls are breathtaking; we will be having our lunch by the riverside. After our lunch we resume our walk as the trail takes us to the ruins of Barshong Dzong.where we will be we camping at an altitude of 3,600m for the night.

  • Walking Hour2
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3,600m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

The trail descends through dense vibrant rhododendron, birch, and conifer forests. We descend further at the steep trail to meet Thimphu Chhu River. where Our trail stays on the left side of the river as we climb over ridges and descending to side streams. We then cross a steep cliff to Dolam Kencho and camp at a location at the altitude of 3,600m

  • Walking Hour2
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude3,600m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

We walk from Dolam Kencho to Dodena then we drive to Thimphu. The trail takes us through the vast and lush forests. After continuing towards the southern direction we reach Dodona. From where we take a drive to Thimphu. In the evening, we take a stroll through the streets of the capital city to explore the local lifestyle. we stay Overnight in Thimphu.

  • Walking Hour3
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude2200m
  • Accommodation3 Star Hotel

Today our last day in the land of Himalayas. according to our flight schedule we departure from our hotel to the airport in Paro after having our breakfast.

  • Walking Hour1
  • MealsAll Meal
  • Altitude2200m

Included/Excluded

Services Included

• Bhutanese visa fee

• Pickups and drops from hotels and airports

• hotels within the cities and camping (tents) during trekking on twin-shared basis
• All meals
• private vehicle(s)
• experienced Bhutanese guide with fluent English
• All entrance and permit fees
• Porter services for trekking
• Tents and Kitchen utensils for trekking
• All taxes

• All Meal

Services Excluded

  • International flights Airfare to and from Bhutan
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal camping gears
  • Tips for staff/guide
  • Travel Insurance

Trip Notes

  • passport, extra passport size photos, flight tickets
  • photocopies of passport, visa, proof of insurance

 

CLOTHING AND BASIC  TYPES OF EQUIPMENT

  • Sunglasses with UV protection *
  • Polypropylene shirts
  • thermal sets
  • wind-stopper jacket or pullover*
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket *.
  • Hiking shorts and trousers
  • waterproof shell pants
  • lightweight inner socks
  • Hiking boots along with spare laces, sturdy soles, water-resistant, ankle support
  • trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • sleeping bag (-10 degrees C or 14 degrees F)*
  • Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • rucksack
  • duffel bag *
  • Small padlocks for bags

 

Medical

 

  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • First-aid kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills
  • Water purification tablets or the water filter

 

 

 

Practical Items

  • compass or GPS(optional)
  • Ziplocks
  • 2 water bottles (1 liter each)
  • 1 small folding knife
  • Toiletries
  • quick-drying towel
  • Face and body lotions
  • hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Wet wipes
  • Anti-bacterial handwash

Extras

  • book
  • Journal  book
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)

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Trip Facts

  • Destination: Paro,Bhutan

  • Duration: 12 Days

  • Trip Grade : Moderate

  • Activities:Tours and Trekking

  • Best Season:summer,autum,spring

  • Max altitude:7,513M

  • Daily walking: 3-7 Hours

  • Transportation: Private vehicle

  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel and guest house/lodges during the trek

  • Trip Type:Out Door Activities

  • Group Size:2-20