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Lunana Snowman Trek

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 30 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Bhutan  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: March - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 6000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 6000 US Dollar (USD)

The combination of distance, altitude, weather and remoteness makes this a tough journey. It starts of taking the same route as Laya trek. After reaching Laya, it turns eastward and crosses the Ganglakarchung pass, at 5,100 meters (16,700 feet), into the Lunana region where habitation is concentrated in the villages of Thega and Chezo. It is the most difficult region of Bhutan to reach, lying at 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) at the foot of the peaks that soar up to 7,000 meters (23,000 feet).

The inhabitants are farmers, herders who are famous for their difficult character. The trek heads south, and after crossing the Rinchenzoe pass, at 5,220 meters (17,125 feet), it hits the tarmac road at Nikkarchu Bridge. The Lunana trek is considered one of the most difficult in the world. It covers a distance of 356 kilometers (221 miles), crosses eight passes, three of which are well over 5,000 meters (16,400 feet), and stays at an average altitude of 4,000 meters (over 13,000 feet).

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Paro/hotel/day at leisure. Includes: (L, D).

Day 2: Paro Sightseeing/hotel. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 3: Trek day 1/Trek to Sharna Zampa. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 4: Trek to Thangthangka. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 5: Trek to Jangothang. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 6: Day at leisure Jangothang/camp. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 7: Trek to Lingshi. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 8: Trek to Chebisa. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 9: Trek to Shomuthang. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 10: Trek to Robluthang. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 11: Trek to Lemithang. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 12: Trek to Laya. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 13: Acclimatize day at Laya. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 14: Trek to Roduphu. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 15: Trek to Narithang. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 16: Trek to Tarina. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 17: Trek to Woche. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 18: Trek to Lhedi. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 19: Trek to Thanza. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 20: Day at leisure/camp. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 21: Trek to Tshochena. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 22: Trek to Jichu Dramo. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 23: Trek to Chukarpo. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 24: Trek to Thampe Tsho. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 25: Trek to Maurothang. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 26: Trek end at Wangduphodrang. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 27: Drive to Thimphu. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 28: Sightseeing in Thimphu. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 29: Drive to Paro. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 30: Departure. Includes: (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport pickup and drop
- Accommodation as mentioned
- All camping equipments
- Trekking crew
- Sightseeing with tour guide
- All entry fees
- All meals (3 times)
- All transport in private coach.

Price Excludes:
- Bhutan visa (20 USD)
- Drinks and bar bill
- Tipping
- Personal insurance
- Any other things not mentioned
- International flight.

Supplier Information
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Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2007
Client Request Served: 36

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