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Chomolhari Trek - 14 Days

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Chomolhari Trek – 14 Days

This trek presents you with great variety of Bhutanese landscapes and is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and unspoiled trekking areas in the entire Himalayas. The trek begins at Drugyal dzong passing through beautiful villages, scattered hamlets and farmland. Different vegetation from richly forested valley to high alpine pastureland where Yak herders graze their animals are the major attractions. Trout fishing in the sky blue lake with magnificent view of three majestic peaks are some activities which can be done on a rest day and in addition, you will encounter rare species like the blue sheep & snow leopard.


Outline Itinerary of Chomolhari Trek

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley (Heritage sites)
Day 03: flight from Kathmandu to Paro
Day 04: Day hike to Taktsang monastery.
Day 05: Drive to Drugyel Dzong where the trek begins.
Day 06: Shana to Soi Thangthangkha, 6-7 hrs
Day 07: Soi to Jangothang, 5 hrs
Day 08: Halt at Jangothang.
Day 09: Jangothang to Lingshi.
Day 10: Lingshi to Shodu.
Day 11: Barshong to Dodina.
Day 12: Drive to Paro 2 hrs.
Day 13: Flight from Paro to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination 
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Note: Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

Day 2
Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley (Heritage sites)

Today you go around Kathmandu valley and see Durbar Squares at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. Visit to Boudhanath will be unforgettable experience since it is one of the biggest stupas in Nepal. And, Swayambhunath located top on the mount in the city known as the Monkey Temple will also captivate you.

Day 3
flight from Kathmandu to Paro, over night at hotel.

Day 4
Day hike to Taktsang monastery.

The hike which is all the way uphill takes around 3 hours through villages and pine forests. The monastery clings to a huge granite cliff 800m, from the Paro valley and back to resort.

Day 5
Drive to Drugyel Dzong where the trek begins.

The path goes upstream of the Pachu River through villages gradually ascending to 2800m, at Shana camp.

Day 6
Shana to Soi Thangthangkha.

The trail again follows the Pachu River ascending through pine, oak and spruce forest. Lunch will be served near a wooden bridge. The camp is at an altitude of 3800m, near a stone shelter.

Day 7
Soi to Jangothang, 5 hrs

Climb slowly for a while till you reach an army camp. Then follow the river above tree line with stunning views of the surrounding peaks. Hot lunch will be served inside a Yak herder’s camp. An easy walk will reach you to Jangothang at an altitude of 4050m. The view of Chomolhari (7320m) and Jichu Drake (6900m) is superb. Both the mountains are still virgin peaks.

Day 8
Halt at Jangothang.

Explore the surrounding areas like Tshophu Lake

Day 9
Jangothang to Lingshi.

The trail follows the stream for half hour and crosses the bridge to the right side. Climb up the ridge and enjoy stunning views of Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tshrim Khang mountains. Than walk through the wide open valley sometimes coming across herds of blue sheep. The climb upto the Nyele la pass 4700m is not too difficult and the view is breathtaking. After the pass its a gradual descend and through the valley with beautiful views on all side. Nearing the camp you will see the Lingshi Dzong perched ontop of a hill with commanding view of the valley.

Day 10
Lingshi to Shodu.

Today is the most difficult day so start early. Begin walk opposite the dzong gradually through the valley until the stiff climb to Yale la pass at 4950m, the highest point of the trip. The panoramic view of Mt.Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tshrim Gang is breathtaking. After the pass it’s a long descent to the camp.

Day 11
Barshong to Dodina.

The path descends for a while joining the Thimchu river and gradually ascending and descending through thick bamboo and pine forests. From Dolemkencho the trail descends all the way to Dodina and drive to Thimphu (capital city)

Day 12
Drive to Paro 2 hrs.

Stroll around the market and drive 2 hrs to Paro (afternoon Sightseeing in Paro)
Day 13: Flight from Paro to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Price Includes:

  • Pickup, drop off, upon arrival and departure by tourist bus/van/car (depending on group size)
  • 3 nights at 3* Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast Basis-Double Room.
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley Heritage sites (For all entrance fee)
  • Kathmandu – PARO – Kathmandu Flight tickets and all airport taxes
  • Full board service Tea/Coffee/Hot & Cold filter water and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Ground transportation by Private Vehicle (depending on group size) in Bhutan
  • Experienced, English speaking, Local guide in bhutan
  • Visa fee and other entrance fees
  • All Government Taxes and Service charges
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner

Price doesn't Include:

  • All kind of beverages
  • Air fare, airport tax
  • Staff tips
  • Personal equipment
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