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26 Nights/ 27 Days Unbeatable Snowman Trek

Trip Facts

Program Code: ATH-BT07 | Duration: 27 days | Program Type: Trekking | Minimum pax: 2+ | Mode of Travel: Land/Flight | Start Trip: Paro | End Trip: Paro | Program Grading: gradegradegrade
26 Nights/ 27 Days Unbeatable Snowman Trek

Trip Highlights

26 Nights/ 27 Days Unbeatable Snowman Trek

Trip Overview

This is a strenuous trek crossing 11 passes, three which are over 5000m. and you have to be physically fit & mentally prepared. The trek begins from Paro/ Punakha (west) and ends in Bumthang/Trongsa (central).It is a combination of Chomolhari, Laya & Lunana trek crossing the Renchen zoe pass alt.5, 400m the highest pass in Bhutan. The trek can take 21days or 28 days (ending in Bumthang) depending on which you prefer to choose. It is one of the most challenging treks in the Himalayas. This trek leads you to the seldom visited region of Lunana, passing some of the last virgin peaks of the Himalayas offering you great variety of trekking conditions, from picturesque farmland and forest to alpine pastureland. This trek will take you close to the huge snow, ice and rock faces of the mountains where most of the Himalayan peaks towering to the north are unnamed and unclimbed. The only inhabitants are rare species such as bharal, or blue sheep, takin and the snow leopard. During the spring, summer and autumn, the alpine meadows are filled with countless varieties of flowers.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Paro
Day 02 Paro Sightseeing
Day 03 A Day Hikes To Taktsang Monastery
Day 04 Treks To Jele Dzong.4/5 hours
Day 05 Treks From Soi To Jangothang.4/5 hours
Day 06 A Rest Day At Jangothang
Day 07 Treks From Jangothang To Lingshi. 6/7 hours.
Day 08 Treks From Lingshi To Chebisa. 4/5 hours
Day 09 Treks From Chebisa To Shomuthang.7/8 hours
Day 10 Treks From Shomuthang To Robluthang. 6/7 hours
Day 11 Trek From Robluthang To Limithang.7/8 hours
Day 12 Trek From Limithang To Laya.4/6 hours.
Day 13 A Rest Day In Laya
Day 14 Treks From Laya To Roduphu.6/7 hours.
Day 15 Treks From Roduphu To Narithang. 6/7 hours
Day 16 Trek From Narithang To Tarina. 7/8 hours
Day 17 Treks From Tarina To Woche. 5/6 hours
Day 18 Treks From Woche To Lhedi. 7/8 hours
Day 19 Trek From Lhedi To Tanza . 6/7 hours
Day 20 Trek From Tanza To Tshochena. 7/8 hours
Day 21 Treks From Tsochena To Jichu Dramo.
Day 22 Treks From Jichu Dramo To Chukarpo
Day 23 Treks From Chukarpo To Tempesto
Day 24 Trek From Tempesto To Marothang.
Day 25 Trek From Marothang To Nicachu Zam.
Day 26 Drive To Punakha Sightseeing And Drive To Paro Via Thimphu
Day 27 Transfer To Airport For Departure

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