Chomolhari trek itinerary, cost, route map and difficulty details

Chomolhari trek - Bhutan trek or Chomolhari base camp

Chomolhari trek to Mount Jomolhari base camp in Bhutan

Chomolhari trek is the most popular trail of Bhutan highest access of Chomolhari base camp trek is 4115m. Mount Cholomhari 7,316 is holy mountain of Bhutanese people. If you are looking for unique place for trekking activity, Bhutan is one of the best. It is a small country in South Asia.

It is located at the eastern end of Himalayas. When you heard about “Himalayas”, you will feel challenged, won’t you? Who dare to get on the trek of the country with full of zigzag hill peaks? Of course you will come across to the forest and look at the beauty of vegetation. Not only that, the natural and untouched rough terrain of this place promotes such trekking challenges for nature and trekking lovers.

Some of the most popular places in Bhutan are never silent. Thousands trekkers visit this place in a weekly basis. Eventually the landscape opens up to grassy meadows and leads us to Jangothang where we camp below the sacred peak, continuing toward the we are treated to views of the startling Jichu Drake (6794m) and Tshrim Khang, before making the gradual crossing of the pass with views of the Lingshi Dzong perched high on a hill top. After crossing Yale Pass 4950m trek descending to Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan.

Chomolhari base camp is a superb short trek for strong walkers, adventure and nature lovers to explore remote villages’ highlander people their culture and lifestyle. Most tourists consider this country as a small destination that can be conducted in a single travel trip. In the opposite, there are few locations that some people want to have side trip destination.

Those tourists who are always curious to explore deeper about unique and natural places will have a lot of opportunities in Jomolhari trek, Bhutan. Travelers love it because it is one of the most challenging terrains in Bhutan. This trek offers trekkers with various areas, valleys, rivers, and forests. They are the major part that you will come through. At this point, you will be challenged to beat the highest point of this walk, which is approximately 4,700 meters Nye La.

During your journey, you will see the remarkable snow capped mountains of Himalayas and don’t be surprised with the commencing of blue sheep, yaks, musk deer red panda and elusive marmots. They are rare specious of wildlife that can be seen on this location.
Chomolhari trekking journey start from Drugkyel Dzong in the picturesque Paro valley and enter the stunning rhododendron forests and weave our way up the valley crossing glistening glacial streams. Mount Chomolhari 7,134 m is the second highest peak of Bhutan lying near the border of Tibet.

With the long journey of hiking, you probably want to amuse yourself with some entertainments. Chomolhari trek is the most beautiful and unspoiled walking tours; it offers fabulous views of the mountains including Chomolhari, Jitchu Draake and Tsheringkhang etc. Local culture and festivals are the perfect complement of this trip. The native acculturation of Buddhist and Hindu culture is quite remarkable.

By the right time, you can see Tschechu that is the most popular religious native festival. The dancing monks is such a precious moment that you can record on your camera. However, you can always enjoy your time and place to explore other trekking themes. The choice is yours! And don’t forget to have Jomolhari trek. You will regret to miss it!

Chomolhari trek itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, after arrival at Nepal airport, our representative assists to transfer in hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Chomolhari trek.

Day 03: Flight to Paro, explore around the Paro valley.

Day 04: Drive from paro to Drukgyel Dzong then trek to Shana.

Day 05: Trek from Shana to Sio Thangthangkha(3250 m).

Day 06: Trek to Jangothang/Chomolhari base camp.

Day 07: Rest day at Jangothang, explore Chomolhari base camp (4044 m).

Day 08: Trek from Chomolhari base camp to Lingshi (4010 m).

Day 09: Trek from Lingshi to Shodu.

Day 10: Trek from Shodu-Barshong (3720 m).

Day 11: Trek from Barshong to Dodina then transport to Thimphu.

Day 12: Drive from Thimphu to Paro.

Day 13: Flight back from Paro to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 14: After this amazing Bhutan trek if you are interested for other outdoor activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle

#Bhutan travel visa and permit fee

#Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu BB basis

#License holder English speaking Bhutanese Tour Guide

#All entrance fees of monuments and monasteries as per trip

#Accommodation in Bhutanese lodges or tents

#Full board meals while on Bhutan trip (B.L.D)

#All Royalty, government taxes

#Porter to carry baggage and equipment’s

#Portable altitude chamber and satellite phone

#Welcome and Farewell Dinner

Service exclude

*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Travel Insurance of Guest

*Personal expenses bar bill, beverages and laundry

*Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu

*Emergency evacuation cost in case of emergency

*Hot and cold shower, battery charging during the trek

*Personal trekking equipment / gears

*Others which is not mentioned on service include

*Trips for Guide and support staffs

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking in Bhutan is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Chomolhari trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required. Otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary. Chomolhari trek can be operated in on camping basic only.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On request
Grade: Easy
Season: March to May, Sept to Dec
Duration: 14 Days
Operation: Lodge / Camping
Activities: Trekking, sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2
Highest access: 3930 m
Start From: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu