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Snowman trek

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Snowman trek is the most difficult trekking trail in Bhutan. Snowman trek is probably one of the hardest high altitude treks, but an incredible experience for anyone who takes the challenge. Bhutan’s pristine landscape, wonderful people and fascinating Buddhist culture provide the ingredients for a memorable journey into one of the world’s most remote kingdoms. Snow man trek known as the legendary trek also recommend only for the experienced mountaineers, trekkers it is considered to be one of the most difficult trek in the world. Essentially the route, which combines the Chomolhari base camp and Laya Lingshi trek, passes through the Lunana region and ends at Nikkachu. Snow man trek passes through breathtaking landscapes, crosses over nine passes over 4500m and reaches an altitude of about 5,600m above sea level.
Snowman trek cross nine different passes over 4500m makes this not only one of the highest altitude treks, but also the most challenging. Snowman trek start from Drukgyel Dzong after short drive from Paro, then trail heading directly towards Jhomolhari at 7314m the third highest peak of Bhutan. Best season for Snowman trek is first 3 weeks of October, which offers some of the most magnificent views in the Himalayas, and traverses through some unforgettable landscapes. Snowman trek is frequently closed because of snow; recommended season for this trek is mid-June to mid October. Please note that the Snowman trek is only for the experienced trekkers it requires minimum 5 people in group. Snowman trek will be an epic mountain trek with amazing wilderness and culture make this experience memorable forever!
Snowman trek Start from Drukgyal Dzong (Paro) and end at Nikachu Zam (near Trongsa) Best Season for Snowman trek are April-June and September-October. Challenging Snow man trek travelling to Lunana rarely visited remote corner of Bhutan the Eastern Himalaya. Snowman trek is an extension of the beautiful Laya Gasa trek, and leads from Laya further into the high altitudes of the Bhutanese Himalayas. Gangkar Punsum the world’s highest unclimbed mountain is another attraction of Lunana Snowman trek. Highest passes of Snowman trek is Renchen Zoe at an altitude of 5400meter. If given Snowman trek itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your desire and duration of holidays. Base camp trekking operate Snow man trek as per your requirements, if you need more information about Snowman trek fell free to contact us.

Day 01 : Welcome to Nepal, Snow man trek starts after arrival in Nepal, our representative welcome and assists to transfer in hotel.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley city tours and preparation for smowman trek.
Day 03 : Flight from Kathmandu to Paro, explore around the Paro valley then transfer to Thimphu.
Day 04 : Drive from Thimphu to Punakha via Dochula pass  3,100m camp at Tashithang.
Day 05 : Trek from Tashithang to Gasa Tsachu via Damji village.
Day 06 : Trek from  Gasa  to Chamsa via Bele La pass 3,700m.
Day 07 : Trek from  Chamsa  to Laya
Day 08 : Rest day at Laya for acclimatization
Day 09 : Trek from Laya  to  Rodhuphu
Day 10 : Trek from  Rodhuphu to Tarina via Ganglapachung pass  5080m  superb view point of Lunana, Mount Jumolhari and Jichu Drake.
Day 11 : Trek from  Tarina to Woche
Day 12 : Trek from Woche to Lhedi via Keche La pass 4480m.
Day 13 : Trek from Lhedi to Thanza.
Day 14 : Rest day at  Thanza for acclimatization.
Day 15 : Trek from Thanza to Tshorim
Day 16 : Trek from Tshorim to Gangkar Puensum Base Camp via Gophula pass 5,230m.
Day 17 : Rest day  at Gangkar Puensum base camp
Day 18 : Trek from Gangkar Puensum Base Camp to Geshe Woma
Day 19 : Trek from Geshe Woma to  Warathang via Sakala pass 4,800m
Day 20 : Trek from Warathang to  Dur Tsachu via Julila pass 4,400m
Day 21 : Trek from Dur Tsachu to  Tshochenchen
Day 22 : Trek from Tshochenchen to  Dur Bumthang (Jakar)
Day 23 : Excursion around Bumthang valley visiting, Jakar Dzong, Kurjey Lhakhang, Jambay Lhakhang and Tamshing Lhakhang.
Day 24 : Drive to Wangdue from Bumthang.
Day 25 : Drive to Paro via Thimphu.
Day 26 : Flight back from Paro to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 27 : After this amazing Snow man trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Private departures date for Snowman trek can be schedule as per the guest’s requirements. If you need recent updated fixed departure dates fell free to contact us.

Service include

Bhutan Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
Bhutan Bhutan travel visa and permit fee.
Bhutan Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu BB basis.
Bhutan License holder English speaking Bhutanese Tour Guide.
Bhutan All entrance fees of monuments and monasteries as per trip.
Bhutan Accommodation in Bhutanese lodges or tents.
Bhutan Full board meals while on Bhutan trip (B.L.D).
Bhutan All Royalty, government taxes.
Bhutan Porter to carry baggage and equipments.
Bhutan Portable altitude chamber and satellite phone.
Bhutan Welcome and Farewell Dinner.

Service exclude

Bhutan Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Bhutan Travel Insurance of Guest.
Bhutan Personal expenses bar bill, beverages and laundry.
Bhutan Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.
Bhutan Emergency evacuation cost in case of emergency.
Bhutan Hot and cold shower, battery charging during the trek.
Bhutan Personal trekking equipments/gears.
Bhutan Others which is not mentioned on service include.
Bhutan Trips for Guide and support staffs.

Trip note

Base camp trekking agency Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety. It is our paramount concern whilst traveling with basecamptrekking.com. Trekking in Bhutan is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Snowman trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

Website contents about Bhutan trek provide you detail information as possible, for Snow man trekking package, If you need extra information and wish to discuss any aspect of Snow man trip or your suitability for it please contact us. If you would like to speak with a reservations consultant, feel free to make a call at 0977 1 4425073

Holiday trip fact

Price: On requesr
Grade: Challenging
Season: Mid June to mid October
Duration: 27 Days
Operation: Camping
Activities: Trekking, sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2
Highest access: 5,230m
Start From: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu

Highlights of trip

Route map of the trip