Bhutan Snowman Trekking (#69 )

About this package

It is the 21 days long Trek, This trek goes through into the country’s most remote valleys. This is probably one of the hardest high altitude treks, This trek starts from Paro, and leads via Lingshi and Laya to the remote Lunana in northern Bhutan. From there we can either return to the lateral road at Nikka Chhu, or continue to Bumthang. This will be an epic mountain trek with amazing wilderness and culture, an experience of a lifetime. However this trek is not for everyone. We'll cross dozen of high passes, many over 16,000ft, as we pass through the highest and wildest corner of Bhutan. During this trek we will enjoy with Glide past blue pine, juniper and rhododendron forests, and look for the famous Himalayan blue sheep, bearded vultures and Himalayan griffons flying overhead.

Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Paro and transfer to hotel. Overnight at Paro.

Day 2

Sightseeing at Paro. Overnight at Paro.

Day 3

Trek Paro to Shana (2800m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 4

Trek Shana to Soi Thangthannks (3800m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 5

Trek Soi Thangthannks to Jangothang(4050m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 6

Halt and option explore Chomolhari base Camp. Overnight at Camp.

Day 7

Trek to Lingshi (4700m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 8

Trek Lingshi to Chebisa (3900m).Overnight at Camp.

Day 9

Trek Chebisa to Somuthang (4600m).Overnight at Camp.

Day 10

Trek Somuthang to Robulthang (4300m).Overnight at Camp.

Day 11

Trek Robulthang to Lingmithang (4950m).Overnight at Camp.

Day 12

Trek Lingmithang to Laya (3900m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 13

Trek Laya to Rodhulphu (4150m). Overnight at camp.

Day 14

Trek Rodhulphu to Narithang (4250m). overnight at camp.

Day 15

Trek Narithang to Narina (3900m). Overnight at camp.

Day 16

Trek Narina to woche (3800m). Overnight at camp.

Day 17

Trek to Lhedi (3600m). overnight at camp.

Day 18

Trek Lhedi to Tanza (4000m). Overnight at camp.

Day 19

Trek Tanza to Tsochena (4100m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 20

Trek Tsochena to Jichu (4400m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 21

Trek Jichu to Dramochukarpo (4200m). Overnight at camp.

Day 22

Trek Dramochukarpo to temptso (3900m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 23

Trek temptso to Marithang (3400m). Overnight at Camp.

Day 24

Trek Marithang to Nikachu (2600m) end of trek and drive to wangdiphorang. Overnight at Resort.

Day 25

Drive to Thimphu and visit to Punakha. Overnight at Thimphu.

Day 26

Sightseeing of Thimphu and drive to Paro. Overnight at Paro.

Day 27

Transfer hotel to airport for onward destination.

Health

There are no specific health requirements for entry into Nepal or Bhutan. However, you should consult your doctor for up-to-date information regarding vaccinations, high altitude medication and medications for any reasonably foreseeable illnesses whilst traveling in Nepal and Bhutan.

Be aware that some drugs, including anti-malarials, have side effects at altitude. Please discuss this carefully with your doctor.

Please be aware that medical facilities are not of the same standard you might expect at home. We strongly recommend that you carry a personal First Aid kit as well as sufficient quantities of any personal medical requirements (including a spare pair of glasses).

Weather

In the months of October, November, December, January and February, mornings and evenings will be cold. You will have to being in warm clothes (thick overcoats not necessary). While the months of February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September the days are warmer. June, July and August will be little wet and some rain gear would be necessary.

Due to wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing.

Sunglasses/spare glasses or contact lenses, pair of casual shoes, trekking boot if you choose bhutan treks, washing kit, shaving kit, towel, hat, umbrella, camera, film and accessories, maps, insect repellent, hand cream, small sewing kit & safety pins, torch or flash light with spare batteries, mirror, sun screen cream, lip salve or soluble aspirin, antiseptic cream, preparation for the relief of sunburn. You may not be tuned to the Asian drugs so it is always better to bring own brand.

  1. Accommodation - Twin share
  2. Transport as per itinerary
  3. All meals in Bhutan
  4. All airport transfers
  5. Sightseeing as per itinerary
  6. English speaking interpreter/guide

  1. Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
  2. Meals in Kathmandu (apart from breakfast)
  3. International flights and departure taxes
  4. Visa and passport fees
  5. Travel insurance
  6. Emergency evacuation
  7. Tips and gratuities
  8. Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of Legend Nepal (eg. Landslides

27 DAYS EXCLUDING FLIGHTS



Highlights

: 27 days
: 5320 m.
: Accommodation is on a twin share basis with private facilities.
: Breakfast only is included in Kathmandu. In Bhutan all meals are included.
: 15 km. per day
: All land transport, including transfers, is by private vehicle.
: Trekking
:
summer (June – August)
summer (September – October)
: 12
: Trekking
: Difficult