Bhutan for a long time the "Forbiden Kingdom", still limits the number of tourists visiting the country, To protect the cultural heritage and pinquiry Form of natural wealth and beauty is still the number one priority of the country. The snowman trek is considered to be the most challenging trek and of the longest duration in Bhutan. This trek provides an in depth look of the unspoiled and old traditional lifestyle of the Bhutanese; not only the grandiose mountain views and alleys of the Himalya region but also the lifestyle of the mountain people living in harmony with nature and gods.
The trekking is 20 days long ranging between the altitude of 3000m to 5000m. For the snowman trek one must be in top physical condition to be able to walk between 8-10 hours at 3000-5000 m altitude. Flexibility and patient is required at times especially when one confronts logistic problems arising with yaks and horses . While on trek one is expected not to distributed sweets, pen/pencil etc to children and villagers also.
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Flight: Kathmandu - Paro, transfer to hotel.
Day 3: Full day sightseeing at Paro, hotel.
Day 4: Drive to Drukgyel Dzong, Trek 1 - Shana, camp.
Day 5: Trek 2 - Thangtanka, camp.
Day 6: Trek 3 - Jangothang, camp.
Day 7: Trek 4 - Nela crossing - Lingshi Dzong, camp.
Day 8: Trek 5 - Chebisa, camp.
Day 9: Trek 6 - Gokhula and Jari La crossings - Tsoijhathang, camp.
Day 10: Trek 7 - Shinje La crossing - Memthang, camp.
Day 11: Trek 8 - Laya, camp.
Day 12: Trek 9 - Konza, camp.
Day 13: Trek 10 - Gasa, camp.
Day 14 Trek 11 - Gasa Tsachu, camp.
Day 15: Trek 12 - Geon Damji, camp.
Day 16: Trek 13 - Tash Thang, camp.
Day 17: Drive to Timphu, hotel.
Day 18: Full day sightseeing in Timphu, hotel.
Day 19: Drive to Paro, Transfer to airport Flight: Paro - Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 20: Final departure, transfer to airport.
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