ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

 DAY 01: ARRIVE PARO, PARO – THIMPHU   DAY 02: THIMPHU   
 DAY 03: THIMPHU – PUNAKHA   DAY 04: PUNAKHA/TASHITHANG – DAMJI (TREK START - DAY 1)  
 DAY 05: DAMJI – GASA   DAY 06: GASA – CHAMSA   
 DAY 07: CHAMSA – LAYA   DAY 08: LAYA (Rest Day)  
 DAY 09: LAYA – RHODOPHU   DAY 10: RHODOPHU – TARINA  
 DAY 11: TARINA – WOCHE)   DAY 12: WOCHEY – LHEDI  
 DAY 13: LHEDI – THANZA   DAY 14: THANZA (Rest Day)   
 DAY 15: THANZA – TSHORIM   DAY 16: TSHORIM – GANGKAR PUENSUM   
 DAY 17: GANGKAR PUENSUM BASE CAMP   DAY 18GANGKAR PUENSUM – GESHE WOMA  
 DAY 19: GESHE WOMA – WARATHANG   DAY 20: WARATHANG – DHUR TSHACHU  
 DAY 21: DHUR TSHACHU – TSHOCHEMCHEM   DAY 22: TSHOCHEMCHEM – BUMTHANG (TREK END - DAY 19)  
 DAY 23: BUMTHANG   DAY 24: BUMTHANG – TRONGSA  
 DAY 25: TRONGSA – PARO   DAY 26: PARO  
 DAY 27: DEPART PARO      

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TREK

The Snowman Trek goes to the remote Lunana district and is considered to be one of the most difficult treks in Bhutan. Crossing dozens of high passes, many over 16,000 ft, this tough trek includes challenges of long distances, altitude, difficult weather conditions and remoteness.

  • Experience fabulous views of snow-capped mountains such as Mt. Jumolhari and Mt. Jichu Drake.
  • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys and dense forests to high mountain passes.
  • Explore the isolated community of Laya and the remote Lunana district.
  • Soak in the therapeutic waters of the Gasa Hot Springs.
  • Camp overnight beneath some of Bhutan’s most impressive mountain peaks.
  • Spend time Marvelling at the ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
  • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
  • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.