24 Days Snowman Trek in Bhutan
Snowman Trek: Extension of Laya Gasa trek. Trek duration 24 days, one of the Top ten toughest treks in the world. Starts from Paro and ends at Nikachu. Walking distance 348 kms, average walking distance 16 kms a day and average walk time is 7 hours. Highest point is 5320 meters. The trek route passes through Yak Herders’ camp at 3980 m, grazing ground of Blue Sheeps (National animal of Bhutan), 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), Gangla Karchung (6395 m).
Facts about the Snowman Trek:
Trek duration: 24 days.
Total Duration: 28 nights / 29 days.
Snowman trek highest elevation: 5320 m.
Accommodation: Hotels, Resorts and Tents.
Activity Type: Walking, Trekking & Tour.
Difficulty Level: Very strenuous.
Group size: Minimum 2 pax.
Snowman trek cost starts from:
- 2 Pax in a group: USD 7250 per person.
- 3 pax and above: USD 6350 per person.
Best time: May to mid October.
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Day 1. Arrive Paro.
Day 2. Hike to Taktsang monastery.
Day 3. Sharna to Thangthangka (Start of snowman trek) (7 to 8 hours walk).
Day 4. Thangthanka Jangothang (5 to 6 hours walk).
Day 5. Rest day in Jangothang.
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.
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).
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) / drive to Punakha (7 to 8 hours walk).
Day 27. Drive Punakha to Thimphu.
Day 28. Drive Thimphu to Paro.
Day 29. Paro- Departure.