Yeli-la Pass (4820m)
flight and comfortable drive.
Spring & Autmn
Bhutan Chomolhari Trek is one of the most popular high altitude treks of Bhutan. Chomolhari or Jomolhari trek is also known as ‘the bridge of Kanchenjunga’. Not to mention, a fascinating fact about Chomolhari is, this mountain touches three different countries, Bhutan, Tibet and China.
The trek begins and ends in Paro where you can visit the famous Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery. While trekking in the beautiful Bhutanese countryside. You can enjoy the amazing Bhutanese landscape and get acquainted with its rich culture. During our trek, you also cross a few passes and reward yourself with amazing views of the Himalayas. The Himalayas include Jichu Drake at an altitude of 6,989 meters and Chomolhari at 7,513 meters. Finally, you take a tour to Thimpu and end your trip with a drive to Paro.
An interesting thing you get to hear about the Jomolhari peak is that people consider it a sacred mountain. Thus, no one ever thought of climbing the peak. In the year, 1937, a British Expedition group of 5 people along with 6 porters ascended the peak. This trip adds an extra excitement when coupled with other fascinating sites like Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest Monastery), Drugyal Dzong, Sio Thangthangkha, Jangothang, Lingshi, Shodu, Barshong, Dolam Kencho, Dodena and sightseeing in Thimpu.
Paro Taktsang is a sacred monastery built-in 1692 in remembrance of Guru Padmasambhava. The locals believe that Guru Padmasambhava meditated here. He also brought Buddhism to Bhutan. Another attraction is Drugyal Dzong, which is located at the upper Paro built by Tenzin Drukdra in the year 1649. Sio Thangthangkha which is situated at an altitude of 3750 meters also comes on the way to Chomolhari Trek. Moreover, other beautiful places like Jangothang, Lingshi, Shodu, Barshong, Dolam Kencho, and Dodena are other places on your trekking trail. After trekking for 8 days, you drive to Thimpu, which is the capital city of Bhutan. If you are not tired then, you can go for the walk around Thimpu.