Snowman trek in Bhutan

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Snowman Trek in Bhutan.

The 24 days Snowman trek in Bhutan is an extension of Laya Gasa trek. Trek duration 24 days, one of the Top 10 toughest treks in the world. The trek starts from Paro and ends at Nikachu near Trongsa. Walking distance 348 kms and the highest elevation is 5320 meters.

The Snowman trek route passes through Yak Herders’ camp at 3980 m, grazing ground of Blue Sheep, remote village of Laya and Thanza and crossing over many passes namely Nyeli La (4890 m), Jhari La (4747 m), Shingela (5005 m), Jaze La (5050 m), camping near Tsho Chena lake (4800 m) and Thampe Tsho at 4200 m. You can view Mt. Jumolhari (7314 m), Masagang (7165 m), Table Mountain (7100 m) and Gangla Karchung (6395 m).

Snowman Trek in Bhutan – Outline Itinerary:

Below is the 24 day outline Itinerary for Snowman trek in Bhutan combined with cultural tour.

Day 1. Arrive Paro.

Day 2. Hike to Taktsang monastery.

Day 3. Sharna to Thangthangka (Start of snowman trek in Bhutan) (7 to 8 hours walk).

Day 4. Thangthanka Jangothang (5 to 6 hours walk).

Day 5. Rest day in Jangothang – Acclimatization for Snowman trek.

Day 6. Jangothang to Lingshi (6 to 7 hours walk).

Day 7. Lingshi to Chebisa (4 to 5 hours walk).

Day 8. Chebisa to Shakshepasa (4 hours walk).

Day 9. Shakshepasa to Robluthang (7 to 8 hours walk).

Day 10. Robluthang to Limithang (7 to 8 hours walk).

Day 11. Limithang to Laya (4 to 5 hours walk).

Day 12. Rest day in Laya – Acclimatization for Snowman trek.

Day 13. Laya to Rodufu (6 to 7 hours walk).

Day 14. Rodufu to Narethang (8 to 9 hours walk).

Day 15:.Narethang to Tarina (5 to 6 hours walk).

Day 16. Tarina to Woche (5 to 6 hours walk).

Day 17. Woche to Lhedi (7 to 8 hours walk).

Day 18: Lhedi to Thanza (6 to 7 hours walk).

Day 19. Rest day in Thanza, 4080m (13,300 ft) – Acclimatization for Snowman trek.

Day 20. Thanza to Danji (4 hours walk).

Day 21. Danji to tso Chena (5 hours walk).

Day 22. Tso Chena to Jichu dramo (4 to 5 hours walk).

Day 23. Jichu Dramo to Chukarpo (5 to 6 hours walk).

Day 24. Chukarpo to Thampe tso (5 to 6 hours walk).

Day 25. Thampe Tso to Maurothang (5 hours walk).

Day 26. Maurothang to Nikachu Chazam (End of Snowman trek in Bhutan) / drive to Punakha (7 to 8 hours walk).

Day 27. Drive Punakha to Thimphu.

Day 28. Drive Thimphu to Paro.

Day 29. Paro- Departure.

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