Trip Overview

Being one of the popular treks in Bhutan, Chomolhari trek is wonderful for the adventure enthusiasts who are looking for off-the-beaten-path. If you too are up for planning your trekking holidays in Bhutan, then experiencing the Chomolhari trek will let you come across the most beautiful and breathtaking Bhutanese landscape that is not just a treat to the eyes but delights the soul of every trekker. Our 11N/12D itinerary is well created to offer you the best trekking experience to cherish for the lifetime. Being one of the best hiking destinations in Bhutan, Chomolhari Trek will start from a Taktsang Monastery and move forward with Drugyel Dzong towards campsite at Shana and thereon to Soi, Thangthangkha and Jangothang. A day for rest will be given in Jangothang that will acclimatize you for the further trek to Lingshi, Shodu, Barshong and finally to Dodina where the trekking tour in Bhutan will come to an end. Every travel destination will let you experience the nature at its best with lush forests of pine, oak, rhododendron, juniper, bamboo and spruce. Along with this, our Chomolhari Trek will also cover the other tourism places including Thimpu and Paro with accommodation and transportation facilities to make your trekking in Bhutan hassle-free. Choose us for the best treks in Bhutan as we ensure you a great combination of culture and wilderness to make your holidays in Bhutan a legendary one.

Detail Itinerary

ARRIVAL at PARO

Upon your arrival at the Paro International Airport you will be greeted by our tour representative and transferred to the hotel. After resting for a while, evening will be for leisure. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

DAY 02: TREK to TAKTSANG MONASTERY

This day we will head to Taktsang Monastery to indulge in some sightseeing tour. This the trek will cover us by 2-3 hours through beautiful villages and pine forests. Soon we will reach the Taktsang Monastery which was built in the 17th century where the saints. Today the monastery has become a popular pilgrimage site of Bhutan and a place to visit once in the lifetime. After we are done with exploring the monastery, we will head back to the hotel.

DAY 03: DRIVE to DRUGYEL DZONG & TREK to SHANA CAMP

In the morning we will drive to Drugyel Dzong from where our Chomolhari Trek will begin. Crossing the scenic and peaceful Pachu river through villages we will reach the Shana Camp. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp.

DAY 04: TREK to SOI THANGTHANGKHA

This day we will leave for Soi Thangthangkha where the trekking trail will again follow the Pachu river. Reaching the river, we will enjoy our lunch near a wooden bridge. Post breakfast we will head continue with hiking and walking and finally after 7-8 hours we will reach Soi Thangthangkha. We will spend our night in the camp near a stone shelter.

DAY 05: TREK to JANGOTHANG

As we rise up in the morning, we will today prepare ourselves for a trek to Jangothang.  Climbing slowly we will reach the army camp. As we keep walking ahead, we will get the opportunity to soothe our eyes with the stunning views of the surrounding areas. Soon we will reach Yak herders camp where we will enjoy our lunch. Post lunch we will continue walking and enjoy the amazing views of the virgin peaks Chomolhari and Jichu Drake. Covering a time frame of 4-5 hours we will reach Jangothang.

DAY 06: REST in JANGOTHANG

Today we will relax and indulge ourselves in exploring the surrounding areas of Jangothang including Tshophu lake or simply make a visit to Yak Herders.

DAY 07: TREK to LINGSHI

Rise and feel more enthusiastic as Day 7 will be trekking expedition to Lingshi. Climb up the ridge and enjoy the stunning views of Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tshrim Khang mountains we will head to Lingshi. Meanwhile we will come across an open valley and hike to Nyele La Pass where you will find the breathtaking views of the Soon we will reach Lingshi Dzong perched on top of a hill with commanding view of the valley. From here we will arrive at the camp near the stone shelter for overnight stay.

DAY 08: TREK to SHODU

As this day would be a difficult one, we will wake up early in the morning and head to Shodu. We will walk opposite to the Dzong through the valley until we reach Yale la pass which is the highest point of the Chomolhari Trek. Upon reaching the point, you will witness the breathtaking view of Mt. Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tshrim Gang. Moving ahead we will soon reach Shodu by covering 7-8 hours.

DAY 09: TREK to BARSHONG

Today we will head to Barshong following the Thimchupu chu river through rhododendron, juniper and pine forest. Here we will make the most by enjoying the view of the stunning cliff facing rocks and waterfalls. As we proceed further the trail will gradually take you to the ruins of Barshong Dzong.

DAY 10: TREK to DODINA and DRIVE to THIMPHU

As today is the last day of Chomolhari Trek, we will head to Dodina by ascending and descending through thick bamboo and pine forests. Meanwhile we will reach Dolemkencho and from here the trekking the trail will descend to Dodina. Upon reaching Dodina you will be greeted by our coach and then drive 1 and half hour to Thimphu. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

DAY 11: SIGHTSEEING in THIMPHU and HEAD to PARO

In the morning post breakfast, we will leave for sightseeing tour in Thimphu along with visiting the popular tourist attractions. Once done with exploring Thimphu we will drive 2 hours to Paro. Upon reaching Paro we will indulge in exploring the beautiful town of Nepal and visit the popular tourist attractions. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

DAY 12: DEPARTURE FROM PARO

In the morning, post breakfast you will be escorted to Paro International Airport by our tour representative to catch your flight on time for the journey ahead.

Highlights of the trip

  • A visit to popular pilgrimage site, Taktsang Monastery
  • Enjoy the views of virgin peaks Chomolhari and Jichu Drake while trekking to Jangothan
  • Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Nyele La Pass when trekking to Linghshi
  • A visit to Yale la pass which is the highest point of the Chomolhari Trek
  • Witness the rhododendron, juniper and pine forest at Thimpu chu river
  • Sightseeing and visit to popular tourist attractions in Thimpu and Paro

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