Rating in Bhutan
$ 7112

Bhutan Snowman Trek

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 7112
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Bhutan, Himalayas
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 7112
Duration: 27 days
Click to Enlarge

The Snowman Trek is our most challenging trek in Bhutan and ranks amongst the very finest anywhere in the Himalaya. It is undertaken by only a handful of trekkers each season and accesses Lunana, the most remote region of Bhutan. The trek crosses eleven high passes over 4,500m that define the borders of Bhutan and Tibet. Savouring views of Chomolhari and Jichu Drake, we follow trails through yak herders encampments and isolated farming settlements as we prepare for our trek to Lunana. Amid a constant backdrop of 7000m peaks we discover a region of tiny Buddhist monasteries and secluded villages that are isolated from the rest of Bhutan for many months of the year. A truly classic Himalayan trek, which we have operated successfully for many years, join us for a once in a lifetime adventure!
Challenge yourself on one of the greatest treks of the Himalaya
Cross 11 high passes as you trek to the isolated region of Lunana
Absorb magnificent mountain views
Share your trekking experience with an outstanding team of local guides and support staff
Explore Paro and surrounds including the impressive Takstang Monastery (Tiger's Nest)
Enjoy a fully supported trek, including comfortable sleeping and dining tents and hot showers
Day 1
Arrive Paro. Overnight Mandala Resort (or similar).
Day 2
Paro Valley, Takstang Monastery (3100m)
Day 3
Drive past Drukyel Dzong (2580m) to Shana (2860m) and commence trek to Thongo Zampa (3250m), (11kms, approx 4 hrs)
Day 4
Trek to Soi Thangthangkha (3700m) (approx 4 hours)
Day 5
Trek to Jangothang (4100m) (17kms, approx 4/5 hours)
Day 6
At Jangothang (acclimatisation day)
Day 7
Cross Nyile La (4890m) to Lingshi village (4010m) (21kms, approx 7 hrs)
Day 8
Trek to Chebisa village (3990m) (16kms, approx 4-5 hrs)
Day 9
Cross Gombu La (4440m) to Shomuthang (3990m) camp (14.5kms, approx 7/8 hrs)
Day 10
Cross Jare La (4785m) to Robluthang (4165m) (16kms, approx 6/7 hours)
Day 11
Cross Sinche La (5005m) to Lemithang (4150m) (14kms, approx 7/8 hrs)
Day 12
Trek to Laya village (3800m) (13kms, approx 4 hrs)
Day 13
Rest Day in Laya
Day 14
To Rodophu (4215m) (14kms, approx. 7/8hrs)
Day 15
Cross Tsemo La (4905m) to Narethang (4900m) (11kms, approx. 6/7hrs)
Day 16
Cross Karakachu La (5020m)to Tarina (3938m) (17kms, approx. 8/9hrs)
Day 17
Tarina to Thrika (15kms, approx 9hrs)
Day 18
Cross Keche La (4666m) To Chozo (4070m) (17kms, approx 8/9hrs)
Day 19
Rest Day in Chozo
Day 20
To Tshochena (4940m) (18kms, approx. 8/9hrs)via Sintia La (5200m)
Day 21
To Jichu Dramo (4900m)via Loju La (5145m) (approx 5/6hrs)
Day 22
Cross Rinchen Zoe La (5326m) To Chukarpo (4600m) (approx 8/9hrs)
Day 23
To Tampoe Tsho (4330m)(approx 6/7hrs)
Day 24
Cross Tempe La (4665m) to Marothang (3698m) (approx 7/8hrs)
Day 25
To Nikka Chhu (2627m) (approx 6/7hrs), drive to Gangtey (approx. 2 hrs)
Day 26
Drive to Paro (6hrs)
Day 27
In Paro, trip concludes
What's not included
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Worldexpeditions
You may also like
$ 7995
Bhutan Active Expedition
Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking

Bhutan

6 days

Rating in Bhutan
$ 12495
Bhutan Walking Expedition
Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking

Bhutan

11 days

Rating in Bhutan
Interesting facts
Bhutan — a Safe Haven for the Monk-Heart
Affiliate Material  Exploring the Bhutanese territory and all it has to offer to wanderlusts Known for being as mysterious in culture as it is flamboyant in its natural diversity, Bhutan is a spiritual retreat for the soul, while being a rare hub for …
×