Chomolhari Base Camp Trek Overview
Chomolhari Trek also referred to as Jomolhari Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trek in the unspoiled region of the Himalayas. Though a bit challenging, trip grade of difficult in intensity, nonetheless, rewards you with amazing landscapes, splendid views of Mt Chomlahari (7315 m) and Jichu Drake (6795 m), and one of the finest high-altitude trek in Bhutan.
Mount Chomolhari, also known as "Kanchenjunga Bridge" and is the second-highest peak in the country. The base camp is situated at an altitude of 4115 meters and the trek is also ideal for those travelers desiring to experience the exclusive culture of the Bhutanese countryside.
This incredible 12 days trek begins from Paro following the classic route passing through the lush green forests, yak herder settlements, and realm above the tree line.
Some of the landmarks like Rinpung Dzong, Kichulhangkhang and Tashi Dzong, Tiger Nest Monastery are also on the list for exploring.
Our trek begins from Drugyal Dzong, ascending rice paddies, crop fields passing some dense pine forests, and apple orchards, and so on as listed in the itinerary, and finally Jiangothang base camp and enjoy views of the beautiful peaks.
This trek is a great opportunity to learn about the landscapes, vegetation as well as unique culture and tradition. So, if you are looking for a relatively short and off-the-beaten-path trek that offers a perfect blend of cultural and wilderness experience, then trekking to Chomolhari base camp is the one for you!