Chomalhari Trek – 12 Days

Otherwise called Jumolhari Trek, this cozy wild trek offers an extraordinary assortment of trekking conditions, from remote farmland and blue pine woodlands, to elevated pastureland and stunning mountain sees. It is a perfect enterprise for nature sweethearts who are looking for a Himalayan wild submersion. 

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  • Country
    Bhutan  
  • Duration
    12 Days  
  • Level
    Strenuous  
  • Altitude
    4,950 m /16236 ft  
  • Starts
     
  • Ends
     
  • Activity
    Sightseeing and High Altitude Trekking  

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About Chomalhari Trek – 12 Days

Otherwise called Jumolhari Trek, this cozy wild trek offers an extraordinary assortment of trekking conditions, from remote farmland and blue pine woodlands, to elevated pastureland and stunning mountain sees. It is a perfect enterprise for nature sweethearts who are looking for a Himalayan wild submersion. It's agreeable, low-affect, and completely exceptional! 

From the remnants of Drukgyal Dzong (stronghold of the Victorous Drukpas), underneath such wonderful pinnacles, you will climb through the core of untamed life rich. The sky-penetrating pinnacles, booming waterfalls, turquoise lakes and streams, moving knolls loaded with wildflowers, remote yak herders towns, and backwoods of rodhodendron, pine, juniper and fir give the ideal scenery to this moving and testing enterprise. You will be compensated with very close perspectives of Bhutan's most delightful pinnacles.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 01 – Arrival at Paro Airport (2,280m). Overnight at a hotel.

  • Day 02 – Sightseeing around Paro. Overnight at a hotel.

  • Day 03 – Drive from Paro to Shana (2,890m) – Distance: 15 kms – 5 hrs. Overnight at rose camps.

  • Day 04 – Trek to Thangthangka (3,575m) – Distance: 22 kms – 7 hrs. Overnight at rose camps.

  • Day 05 – Trek to Jangothang (4,044m) – Distance: 17 kms – 5 hrs. Overnight at rose camps.

  • Day 06 – Rest day in Jangothang. Overnight at rose camps.

  • Day 07 – Trek to Lingshi (4,010m) – Distance: 21 kms – 7 hrs. Overnight at rose camps.

  • Day 08 – Trekking to Shodu (4,080) – Distance: 22 kms – 8 hrs. Overnight at rose camps.

  • Day 09 – Trek to Barshong (3,720m) – Distance: 14 kms – 5 hrs. Overnight at rose camps.

  • Day 10 – Trek to Dodina at that point transport to Thimphu – Distance: 22 kms – 8 hrs. Overnight at a hotel.

  • Day 11 – Drive from Thimphu to Paro. Overnight at a hotel.

  • Day 12 – Transfer to worldwide air terminal for your last takeoff.

Trip Details

  • Day 01 - Arrival at Paro Airport (2,280m)

    You can take off to Paro from Bangkok, New Delhi, Kathmandu, Dhaka and so forth. We prescribe you to fly from Bangkok on the grounds that Druk air offer ordinary flight from Bangkok – Paro – Bangkok while Druk air don't work regular flights from different areas.
    Our air terminal agent will welcome you at the airplane terminal and exchange to your lodging on a private vacationer vehicle. After lunch visit the Paro Dzong and the National Museum. The night closes with a stroll through Paro's fundamental shopping area. Overnight at an inn.
    (Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 02 - Sightseeing around Paro

    Day trip and touring at the Taktsang Monastery or the Tiger's Nest, the most terrific cloister and presumably the most captured one in Bhutan, in a way likewise an image of the nation. It is said that Guru Rinpoche landed here on the back of a tigress and pondered at this religious community, consequently its name. The outing to cloister's view point takes around 5 hrs for round trek. Lunch will be served at the cafeteria, trailed by a short stroll back. We'll have a relaxation night to take some rest before the trekking begins the next day. Overnight at an inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 03 - Drive from Paro to Shana (2,890m) - Distance: 15 kms - 5 hrs

    Drive up to Drukyel Dzong (north of Paro) where the motorable street closes. The remains of Drukgyel Dzong with Mount Chomolhari behind – a magnificent vista for the begin of our trek. The trek to Shana begins along an earth street for 1 hr through a wide, rich, developed valley, underneath timberland secured mountains, following the Paro Chu (stream). Be careful with the sun, which can be exceptionally savage at this elevation. The main little settlement experienced is Tsento Zampa, where the conventional Bhutanese farmhouses with brilliant red chillies drying on their rooftops in season. Ranchers in this upper valley for the most part develop red rice, potatoes and wheat.
    The trek proceeds on the east side of the waterway, tenderly through the backwoods bursting at the seams with various winged creatures and splendidly shaded butterflies. After 2.5 hrs the enormous military camp at Gunitsawa is come to. The camp has a school and a few shops, and your trekking grant will be checked at the camp passageway. Following 20 minutes through backwoods, you will all of a sudden observe the camp in a major open field at Shana, close to the waterway. Thinking over from camp you can see a major cold pinnacle, Jo Drakey. Overnight at rose camps.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 04 - Trek to Thangthangka (3,575m) - Distance: 22 kms - 7 hrs

    Today is a hard day, with a great deal of separation to cover. The height pick up is likewise over the utmost. The trail after lunch is unpleasant and stony with many ascents and drops.
    Following the waterway upstream from the campground we pass old remains Shana Bridge, demolished by significant surge caused by frosty lake upheavals in 1950's. This extension was utilized as a part of the days of yore by voyagers originating from or going to Phari in Tibet. The trail climbs consistently through a vigorously forested territory of oak, rhododendron, bamboo and greeneries. In the wake of intersection a little house, Shing Karap is come to. Not far in the wake of Shing Karap, we pass an intersection on the way, where another way leads up the simple, taboo go of Tremo La and onwards to the city of Phari in Tibet. This used to be the old exchanging course.
    The trail makes a short soak climb and plunge took after by a major extension at 3,250m, intersection toward the east side of the waterway is Thongo Zam, a conceivable lunch spot. The trek to Thangthangka proceeds through the timberland comprising of birch, fir, larch, maple and blue pine. After a short climb we achieve Seyende Zam where there is a major chorten (stupa). On clear climate we can see Mt. Chomolhari toward the North. Additionally up around 20-30 minutes until the point that we achieve our camp in a knoll.
    Overnight at rose camps.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 05 - Trek to Jangothang, also called Chomolhari Base Camp (4,044m) - Distance: 17 kms - 5 hrs

    In the wake of getting a charge out of the view to Chomolhari and breakfast, the trail gradually leaves the timberland line and continuously moves into a lovely valley, passing Tegethang, a winter home of yak herders. Proceeding until the point that we touch base at Jangothang, Chomolhari base camp. This valley is wide and high with mountains like Chomolhari. Jichu Drake ignores the camp which is noticeably close-by are the remnants of an old stronghold. Overnight at rose camps.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 06 - Rest day in Jangothang

    A rest day at Chomolhari camp to adapt. There are some great climbs from Chomolhari camp, and is critical to take one climb today. The best walk is towards the east up to the twin pools of Tsho Phu. From the lakes there is a staggering perspective back to Chomolhari and Jichu Drake mountains. Watch out for a crowd of Himalayan Blue Sheep in this valley. Overnight at rose camps.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 07 - Trek to Lingshi (4,010m) - Distance: 21 kms - 7 hrs

    After breakfast a precarious bend trail begins moving out of the valley into another that prompts the last climb and pass. It is a long move around 3-4 hrs to achieve the primary high and extremely breezy go of this trek, the Nyelela Pass "lethargic pass" (4,890m). From Nyelela Pass one you can see far towards the east-upper east into the trekking zone that we will cover throughout the following couple of days. Mt. Takaphu commands the view towards the north. Gangchen Ta "Tiger Mountain" is the principle mountain to be seen looking east.
    Under 30 minutes down is a level, more shielded region – a great lunch spot. We keep on descending passing a thin crevasse with a little stream crossing. The trail prompts a review point from which Lingshi Dzong can be seen. Our campground is situated by a stream. Overnight at rose camps.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 08 - Trekking to Shodu (4,080) - Distance: 22 kms - 8 hrs

    An ambitious start as we have a long and a hard day to cross another wonderful pass. We go through the rhododendron backwoods on the edge above camp towards a little chorten (stupa). Underneath streams the No Chhu (Blue waterway). The climb ascends to an elevation of 4,450m and intersection the primary stream into the side of the valley. The last piece of the climb is through a zone with substantial stones and a few switch backs. After 4-5 hrs (in the wake of leaving camp) we achieve the enormous cairn on the highest point of the Yale La Pass (4,950m), with perspectives of the frigid mountains around Lingshi and the Basingthang Peaks. The plummet joins the Jaradinthang Chhu, which turns into the Thimphu River. Following the waterway until the camp Shodu. Overnight at rose camps.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 09 - Trek to Barshong (3,720m) - Distance: 14 kms - 5 hrs

    Toward the beginning of the day we pass an abandoned military camp which takes after the trail to the stream through the limestone valley. Priests utilized the collapses the stones in the days of yore for reflection. Traverse the primary stream, which offers great perspectives of the monster shake countenances and waterfalls. The trail bit by bit rises 130m to the Barshong Dzong ruins. The Park officers recorded a tiger and a snow panther moving in this same territory out of the blue. You could pick to bear on for 1.5 hrs to a superior campground. Overnight at rose camps.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 10 - Trek to Dodina then transport to Thimphu - Distance: 22 kms - 8 hrs

    A precarious plummet on a rough trail finishing at the Thimphu Chhu waterway. There are a few high points and low points until Dolam Kencho 3,290m. The trail proceeds up to 3450 m and slides to a side stream and a few curves to plunge a vertical precipice at last achieving the last extend to Dodina. Plunging through bamboo woodlands, following the donkey trail high over the stream until the point that it at last meets it again at Dodina, where our vehicle will hold up to take us to Thimphu, capital city of Bhutan. Overnight at an inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 11 - Drive from Thimphu to Paro

    Touring of Thimphu valley incorporates the National Library, Traditional Medicine Institute, Arts and Crafts School, Textile and Folk Heritage Museum, National Memorial Chorten, Zilukha Nunnery, Traditional paper processing plant, Zilukha Nunnery, Takin smaller than usual Zoo, Handicrafts Emporium, nearby shops. At long last visit to Tashichho dzong which houses the vast majority of the Government office and King's Throne room. Night withdraw to Paro. Overnight at inn.
    (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 12 - Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

    After breakfast our Airport Representative will drop you at the Paro International Airport for your flight takeoff from Bhutan.
    (Breakfast Included)

Our Cost Includes

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private tourist vehicle.

  • Guided city tour in Paro by private tourist vehicle.

  • Standard government-approved accommodation (in twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour.

  • Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & snacks - for the duration of your stay.

  • Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (We will provide fully water proof two men tents, dining tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent etc.)

  • Drinking water for the duration of the tour.

  • Country presentation and tour Briefing on the evening of Day1 with welcome drinks.

  • Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese tour guides.

  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage and camping equipment during the trek.

  • Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan. Toyota 4WD luggage vans and light trucks for group travel. Luggage will be hauled by horses, mules or yaks at higher elevations.

  • Monument and museums entrance fees for all sightseeing locations detailed in the itinerary.

  • Cultural afternoon/evening sessions with traditional mask and folk dances (with beverages). Only for group tours.

  • Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.

  • Government royalty (35% of $200), which goes to the country's health and education projects.

  • All trekking, route and monument access permits and fees.

  • All government taxes, official expenses and tourist service charges.

Our Does Not Cost Includes

  • International airfare and airport departure tax.

  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation. (See the travel insurance page)

  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).

  • All items of personal nature like drinks, laundry etc.

  • Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

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Total Duration 12 Days

Otherwise called Jumolhari Trek, this cozy wild trek offers an extraordinary assortment of trekking conditions, from remote farmland and blue pine woodlands, to elevated pastureland and stunning mountain sees. It is a perfect enterprise for nature sweethearts who are looking for a Himalayan wild submersion. 

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