Snowman Trek

Snowman Trek

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The Bhutan Snowman Trek which is also known as the legendary trek is only for the experienced mountaineers/ trekkers and is considered as the one of the most difficult trek in the world. Essentially the route combines the Chomolhari Basecamp and Laya Lingshi Treks, passing through the Lunana region and ends at Nikachu. This Trek passes through breath-taking landscapes, crosses over 8 passes and reaches an altitude of about 5,600 meters (18,480 ft.).

The given itinerary is a sample, intended to give you a  general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc may dictate itenirary changes either before departure or while on the trail. we reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of the trip participant’s safety, comfort and general well being.

Recommendations: The trek is very strenous and demands top physical form. A physical fitness check-up is a must. Even the experienced trekker should prepare for 2 to 3 months prior to the trek.

Price Includes

  • Hotel accomodation on twin sharing basis; single suppplement is available upon request with extra surcharge as applicable.
  • Meals; B=Breakfast, L=Lunch; D=Dinner and evening tea with biscuits.
  • Transport within Bhutan.
  • Trekking equipment like sleeping bag, dining tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, mattresses, etc.
  • Services of experienced licensed English speaking guides.
  • Trekking cooks and trek assistant.
  • supply of pack and riding ponies.
  • Bhutan visa fees.
  • Royalty and taxes.

Price Excludes

  • Departure Tax where applicable.
  • Air fare.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Rescue operations by helicopters.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Mineral water, soft drinks and any alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, laundry, telephone calls, tips and any other personal expenses.
  • Nepal Visa (if entering Bhutan through Nepal)
  • Any services in Kathmandu/Nepal (hotels, transport, etc)
  • Any cost arising from political disturbances, strikes, cansellation of flights, deviation in program, delays due to landslides/ road blockage or otherwise.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Arrive Paro from Bangkok, Kathmandu or Delhi (By Druk Air).
Day 2: At Paro.
Day 3: Paro.
Day 4: Paro-Shana (Start of Snowman Trek).
Day 5: Shana- Thangthanka.
Day 6: Thangthanka- Jangothang.
Day 7: Jangothang (Halt).
Day 8: Jangothang- Lingshi.
Day 9: Lingshi- Chebisa.
Day 10: Chebisa- Shomuthang.
Day 11: Shomuthang- Robluthang.
Day 12: Robluthang- Lemithang.
Day 13: Lemithang- Laya.
Day 14: Laya (Halt).
Day 15: Laya- Rodophu.
Day 16: Rodophu- Narithang.
Day 17: Narithang- Tarina.
Day 18: Tarina- Woche.
Day 19: Woche- Lhedi.
Day 20: Lhedi- Thanza.
Day 21: Thanza (Halt).
Day 22: Thanza- Tshochena.
Day 23: Tshochena- Jichu Dramo.
Day 24: Jichu Dramo- Chukarpo.
Day 25: Chukarpo- Tampetso.
Day 26: Tampetso- Maorothang.
Day 27: Maorothang- Nikachu (End of Snowman Trek).
Day 28: Nikachu- Thimpu.
Day 29: Thimpu.
Day 30: Thimpu- Paro- Airport for Departure.

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