Chomolhari Trekking

Duration: 12 Days

The Jomolhari Trekking leads to Jangothang, the Jomolhari Base Camp. With altitude differences of 2300m and nearly 5000m (lowest and highest point of the route), it offers a wide range of landscape and fauna and flora. The highlight of this trek is the spectacular view of Mount Jomolhari (7315m). This trek requires that trekkers are in very good physical condition as it includes many walking tours and the crossing of two high mountain passes.

Along the trek, you will also visit some of the Bhutan's awe-inspiring natural heritages and glimpse snow-clad mountain peaks. The entire trekking package will be full board supported basis with as necessary logistic supplies. The trekking route follows further of Paro and reaches the height of Yali La pass (alt. 4820m) along the journey.

Jomolhari Trek beginning from Paro, the first three days of this trek follows the Paro Chhu valley to Jangothang base camp.After Sightseeing in Paro, the trek starts fromDrugyal Dzong. From there you will have a stunning view of 7513m Mount Jomolhari. The next day`s trail passes through high pastureland, and after crossing the highest point Nyile La Pass (4890m), you arrive at Lingshi which is the highest settlement in the north. En route relish the startling views of Jichu Drake (6989m) and Tshrim Khang (6789m). Lingshi Dzong perched on the 600ft hilltop offers commanding views of the valleys beneath.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival and Sightseeing in Paro (2,250m/7,382ft)
  • Day 02: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery (3,180m/10,433ft) then return to Paro
  • Day 03: Trek starts Paro to Shana (2,850m/9,348ft): 15 km, 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 04: Shana to Sio Thangthangkha (3,750m/12,300 ft): 20 km, 7 - 8 hours
  • Day 05: Sio Thangthangkha to Jangothang (4,040m/13,250 ft): 19 km, 7 - 8 hours
  • Day 06: Rest day at Jangothang Base Camp
  • Day 07: Jangothang to Lingshi (4,000m/13,120ft): 18 km, 7 - 8 hours
  • Day 08: Lingshi to Shodu (4,100m/13,450ft): 22km, 8 - 9 hours
  • Day 09: Shodu to Barshong (3,600m/11,810ft): 16km, 6 - 7 hours
  • Day 10: Barshong to Dolam Kencho (3,600m/11,810ft): 15km, 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 11: Dolam Kencho to Dodena toThimphu (2,350m /7,710ft): 8km, 3 - 4 hours: Trek ends
  • Day 12: Departure back to Kathmandu

Cost Includes

  • Bhutanese visa fee
  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Government approved A and B category hotels in the cities and camping (tents) during trekking on twin-shared basis
  • All meals, tea and snacks
  • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local guide and staff
  • All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
  • Porter and pack animal services for trekking
  • Tents and Kitchen utensils for trekking
  • Company services and all required Bhutanese government taxes/royalties

Cost Excludes

  • Airfare for International flights to and from Bhutan
  • Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
  • Personal camping gears (sleeping bag, torch etc)
  • Trip cancellation and medical/evacuation insurance
  • Tips for staff/guide
  • Travel Insurance

Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are travelling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illness or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

FOR PRICE DETAILS
  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • Destination Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate

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