Bhutan Snowman Trek - Go Adventurous in the Land of Thunder Dragon

  • Duration:25-26 days only trekking i.e. approximately seven hours a day and most of the itineraries come with a total of 29- 30 days including the sightseeing and other activities.
  • Elevation: Six mountains are to be seen and they are situated at an elevated height as follows; Mount Jumolhari is of 7314m, Jichu Drake is of 6989m, Tsherimgang of 6789m, Kangbum is of 6526m, Tiger Mountain is of 6840m and Tsenda Gang of 7100m and the maximum altitude is 5320m
  • Difficulty Level: Hard and there are times where people returned halfway too.
  • Best time to trek:  March to May and September to November
  • Starting point:  Your Trip starts in Paro and you will be introduced to your tour guide and he will pick you up near the airport and the trip follows as per your itinerary.
  • How to reach Paro: There are flights to Paro International Airport from New Delhi, Kolkata, Singapore, Bangkok and Kathmandu.

Highlights of the Trek

  • Tiger's Monastery is one of those go-to places in Bhutan and hikes to this place you cannot afford to miss.
  • Camping in Jangothang at an altitude of 4050m offers picturesque views of Mount Jumolhari and Jichu Drake leaving your day memorable.
  • Visiting Lingshi Dzong located on the hilltop provides the sight of commendable mountain peaks and green hills.
  • Chebisa is another small village that never fails to charm you with its beauty and waterfall.
  • Reaching the top of Shingchen La pass of 5005m is an awesome feeling.
  • Exploring the Laya village as part of your rest is an added advantage as you cannot miss the traditional Bhutanese hospitality.
  • The splendid views of other peaks like Kangbum, Teri Gang from Ganglakarchung pass of 5120m are simply stunning.
  • The climb towards the Duer Tsachu from Warathang leaves you in awe as you will find hot springs which are said to be the most beautiful in the Himalayas. After tiresome trekking who doesn't want to have a peaceful bath. Isn't it?

Tour Itinerary Trails

Lingshi Dzong
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4) From there you travel along  Soi Thangkthanka, Jangothang, Lingshi and pass villages like Chebisa, Lunana and so on and finally ends in Bumthang Valley.              

Things You Need to Know


Inclusion:
  1. A tour guide will be provided.
  2. Bhutan Visa fee and sustainable development fee.
  3. Entry fees into Museums
  4. Camping and its equipment
  5. Cook and support staff
Exclusion:
  1. Airfares are not included.
  2. Tips to any staff person, guide etc.,
  3. Travel insurance
  4. This above-mentioned list of items might vary depending on the tour agency.

Things to Carry

Mount Jumolhari
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  1. Hiking boots, at least 2 pairs.
  2. Woollen clothes  like socks, sweaters etc.,
  3. Hiking Pants and jackets
  4. Camera
  5. Extra covers to pack used clothes.
  6. Waterproof cover to save your bag from rain.
  7. Sanitary essentials
  8. Moisturizers and sunscreen lotions
  9. Medicines
  10. Small speaker to have a fun time while camping

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