Chomolhari Yaksa Trek to Bhutan, you will explore both sides of this untouched world as you visit Bhutan`s extraordinary dzongs (fortress-like citadels) and trek in a mountain world of snowy peaks, gorgeous trout-filled lakes, and pretty fields of wildflowers. Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, is a mystical and medieval kingdom situated along the southern slopes of the Himalaya range between India and Tibet. Our journey combines a world-class Himalayan trek to Chomolhari , the Mountain Goddess, with a cultural immersion unique to Bhutan.We trek to over 16,000
Here Buddhist culture remains largely untouched by the outside world; its people and nature coexist in a sacred balance. The trek to Chomolhari is a sacred trek in a country where people look at the mountains as a divine power. In Bhutanese, Chomolhari is pronounced Jomolhari, and means the heavenly deity of animals.While trekking, you will witness the best of Bhutan`s Himalayan grandeur, including the sacred mountain of Chomolhari , search for snow leopards by following their tracks, and meet the farmers and yak-herding families of the highlands who meet the modern world on their own terms. The best times for trekking are in the fall and spring, often combined with a festival. The Bhutanese have long protected their natural surroundings and their mountains are truly pristine, with a wealth of flora and fauna unrivaled in the Himalaya.