About Snowman Trek
The Snowman Trek is a strenuous trek requiring to cross 11 passes, three of which are over 5000 m. It means you have to be physically fit & mentally prepared. The trek begins from Paro or Punakha (west) and ends in Bumthang or Trongsa (central). It is a combination of Chomolhari, Laya & Lunana trek crossing the Renchen Zoe pass with height of 5,400 m the highest pass in Bhutan. The snowman trek can take 21 days or 28 days depending on from which part you prefer to start the trel. It is one of the most challenging treks
in the Himalayas.
- The snowman trek leads you to the seldom visited region of Lunana, passing some of the last virgin peaks of the Himalayas offering you a great variety of trekking conditions from picturesque farmland and forest to alpine pastureland.
- This trek will take you close to the huge snow, ice and rock faces of the mountains where most of the Himalayan peaks towering to the north are unnamed and unclimbed.
- The only local inhabitants are the rare species such as bharal, or blue sheep, takin and the snow leopard.
- Spring, summer and autumn offers the alpine meadows filled with countless varieties of flowers.