Snowman Trek: Bhutan

We had an absolutely fantastic time. The countryside in Bhutan is so pristine and we really enjoyed the remoteness. It certainly was physically challenging and it was a credit to the two leaders that all 10 clients completed it safely.

Tom Beach | Dorset, United Kingdom

Bhutan High Trails via Laya

A superb trek into the heartland of Bhutan. We follow forest trails and appreciate the wide variety of rhododendrons and other spring flowers as we ascend to our camp beneath the sacred peak of Chomolhari. Suitably inspired we cross a series of high passes (each in the vicinity of 5000m) and camp in alpine meadows beneath a constant backdrop of snow capped peaks. Yak herder encampments and isolated settlements provide an attractive cultural perspective to our trek, while time in Paro and Thimphu provide further highlights to this outstanding itinerary.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Paro
DAY 2 In Paro visit Paro Dzong & Taktsang Monastery
DAYS 3/6 Transfer Drugkyel Dzong & Shana, commence trek through conifer and rhododendron forest to yak herder's camp beneath Chomolhari
DAYS 7/12 Traverse a series of passes camping each night at yak herder's settlements en-route to the picturesque village of Laya
DAYS 13/14 Trek to Laya & Thongchu Drak
DAY 15 Final day of trekking to Gasa
DAY 16 Transfer Punakha, visit Punakha Dzong and drive to Wangdue Phodrang
DAY 17 Drive to Paro via Thimphu and spectacular Dochu La
DAY 18 In Paro, trip concludes

traveller reviews

A truly challenging and remote from other tourists trek with a great leader and team. Bhutan is worth the extra $s.

J. Holliday Huntley, NSW, Australia

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Trip Code: BHT
Trip Grading: Challenging
Duration:  18 days
Activities:  Trekking
Next Trip:  01 October 2017
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price: £3,590.00 GBP

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