27 Nights & 28 Days
The Lunana Snowman Trek tour is designed to take you on the world’s most difficult trek. The tour is an extension of the beautiful Laya-Lingshi-Gasa trek, which offers breathtaking views of Mount Jomolhari, Jichu Drake, and Gangchhenta. During the trek, you may see blue sheep and some beautiful Bhutanese mountain villages. Enjoy this trekking tour through this mystical nomad land’s snow-capped mountains, crystal lakes, alpine forests, and remote villages.
This trek is not open to Indian nationals.
Please keep in mind that this is only a sample itinerary. We tailor vacations to your specific requirements. Please contact us if you require any changes so that we can tailor a vacation to your specific requirements for an unforgettable international tour.
After breakfast, transfer to Delhi airport to catch a flight to Paro. When you arrive at Paro airport, meet our team who will take you to one of the hotels on our list. Rest and unwind in the cosy comfort of your hotel room for the day. In the evening, go for a leisurely walk around the Paro area. In the evening, return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
After breakfast the next morning, go sightseeing in Paro. The Rinpung Dzong, Ta Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, and Dungtse Lhakhang are the most popular tourist sites in Paro. Many of Bhutan's oldest temples and monasteries can be found in Paro, as well as the country's lone airport. In the evening, pay a visit to Taktshang Lhakhang, one of Bhutan's most famous monasteries. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay.
After breakfast, take a short drive to Drukgyel Dzong in Paro. Begin the trek after arriving at Drukgyel Dzong. Trek along a shrinking agricultural valley towards the Paro Chhu river valley. The trail travels past the villages of Chang Zampa and Mitshi Zampa. Spend the night at Sharna.
After breakfast today, continue climbing uphill across the river valley. The trail weaves through the blue pine and rhododendron forest. Pass through Jigme Dorji National Park on the way to see the animal and vegetation changes. Thangkthanka is a great place to camp.
Trek to Pa Chu after breakfast, passing through a small army post from which the valley widens. Cross Tengethang, which is also the winter home of the local Yak herders, around halfway through the walk. The hike continues to Jangothang (13,250 feet/4040 metres), where you can watch the sun set between Mt. Jichu Drake (6989 metres) and Mt. Jhomolhari (7314 metres).
After breakfast, trek across the yak pastures while crossing the Nyile La pass at 16135 feet. Enjoy the spectacular views of Lingshi Dzong as you stroll down to the Lingshi basin. Visit the Tserim Kang and its cascading glaciers at the valley's northern end. Enjoy camping in a stone shelter with a fire pit and a wooden floor for a comfortable night's sleep.
Following breakfast, the trek to Chebisa is a short walk that may be completed at a leisurely pace. When you arrive in Chebisa village, examine the surrounding environment and the village residences. Spend the night in one of the camps.
Trek into the vast high grasslands, a sparsely populated area, after breakfast. The trail continues on to Gobula Pass, which is located at an elevation of 14268 feet. Spend the night at the camp, which is located on a bench above the Mo Chu tributary.
Begin your day early to traverse the Jerela Pass, which is located at an elevation of 4600 metres. Trail down to Tsharijathang after crossing Jerela. Enjoy seeing Takin herds in the Tsharijathang valley. Dinner and an overnight stay at the campgrounds are included.
The trail dips today after passing the Shingela pass at an elevation of 4900 metres. Following the valley, arrive in Lemithang, Laya district, and marvel at the sight of gorgeous children wearing amusing headgear. Enjoy camping beneath Kang Che Da, Great Tiger Mountain, at Lemithang.
After breakfast, begin trekking downwards through a meandering river valley. The trail forks, and the army camp site is reached by following the river. Descend farther to the west side of Laya village, which is at an elevation of 12680 feet. Camp on a level area of land overlooking the eastern edge of Laya town.
Have a relaxing morning. After breakfast, depart from the camp to visit the Laya area. Spend the night at the camp.
The trail now descends to the army camp. Trek upstream till you reach Rodophu. After lunch, begin the ascent through rhododendron bushes to the camp. Stay at the camp for the night.
Trek for 17 kilometres after breakfast. During your five to six hour terk, you will traverse the 4700-meter-high Tsimola pass. Have fun camping at Narithang.
Cross the Gangla Karchung pass today, which is located at an elevation of 5100 metres. From the pass, take in the stunning views of the Masakhang, Tsendegang, and Teri Gang mountain ranges. Following a long trail, descend to Tarina valley at an elevation of 3980 metres. Stay at the camp for the night.
Today, take a leisurely stroll down the valley, following the river. After lunch, ascend 300 metres to Woche settlement. The Lunana area begins from here. Spend the night in one of the camps.
The trail today traverses the Kachela pass, which is located at an elevation of 4480 metres. Midway, stop at the Thega settlement. After exploring Thega village, follow the Pho Chu River to Lhedi village, which is located at an elevation of 3650 metres. Spend an overnight in the camp.
After breakfast, continue trekking along the Pho Chhu River, which eventually leads to Chozo settlement. Stop for lunch before visiting the Chozo Dzong. Continue towards the vast valley after touring the Chozo Dzong. Cross the bridge to Thanza hamlet, which is located at the foot of Zogophu Gompa. Enjoy an overnight stay at Thanza's camp.
After breakfast, depart from the camp to explore Thanza's magnificent surroundings. Interact with the welcoming local inhabitants to learn about their culture up close. Enjoy local cuisine for dinner and an overnight stay at the camps.
Today, walk to Tshochena, which is 18 kilometres from Thanza. Tshochena is located at an elevation of 4800 metres and will take 6 to 7 hours to trek. To go to Tshochena, cross the Jazela pass. Dinner and an overnight stay at the Tshochena are included.
Today, after breakfast, set out for Jichu Dramo, which will take four to five hours to reach. Cross the Lojula pass, which is located at an elevation of 4940 metres, while trekking. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery with snow-capped mountains in the background while trekking. Dinner and an overnight stay in the camp are included.
Continue your hike to Chukarpo after breakfast. Cross the Rinchenzoe pass at an elevation of 5140 metres by following the trail. After a four to five hour journey, spend the night at Chukarpo.
After breakfast, continue hiking along the Tampela Pass, which is located at an elevation of 4550 metres. On the route, take in the breathtaking scenery surrounding Umtso Lake, which is famous for the holy treasures discovered by Terton Pamalingpa. Tampetso's camp accommodations are available for the night.
Today, proceed down the slope, passing among the Rhododendron trees, until you reach the camp. The camp is located near the Nikka Chu River. Dinner and a night's stay at the camps are included.
Leave the camp in the morning for Nikachu Chazam, which is located at an elevation of 2650 metres. Today's stroll takes you past agricultural fields and the settlement of Sephu, so make the most of it. Stay the night at the Nikachu Chazam camp.
Drive to Thimphu the next morning after breakfast. Wangdi is a mid-way stop for lunch. Continue driving to Thimphu after lunch. When you arrive in Thimphu, stay at one of the hotels on our list. Check into the hotel for a great dinner and a restful night's sleep.
After breakfast, proceed to Thimphu for a sightseeing trip. Visit the Tashichho Dzong, the main Secretariat building, first. After your tour, take a leisurely stroll around town to the Handicraft Emporium, Craft Bazaar, National Textile Museum, and Folk Heritage Museum. Thimphu's other main tourist sites include the Memorial Chorten, Simtokha Dzong, National Library, and Zorig Chusum Institute. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner and an overnight stay.
After breakfast, transfer to Paro airport to board a flight to your next destination.