Hiking The Bhutan Snowman Trek

The MOST popular hiking trail in Bhutan.

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The Bhutan Snowman Trek (aka Lunana Trek) is a 216 mile route with over 11 passes above 16,000 feet. The hiking route follows the spine of the Himalayas between Bhutan and Tibet in the Lunana region.

The route starts in Paro in western Bhutan and is a major north-south thoroughfare.

Note: the Bhutan government requires all foreign trekers to have a tour company guide and pay a daily fee ($200USD in 2008).

Overall, Bhutan Snowman Trek is the 1st most popular hiking trail of all 4 hikes in Bhutan.

Cross Country Trekking (Bhutan)

Cross Country Trekking (Bhutan)

Cross Country Trekking (Bhutan)

Cross Country Trekking (Bhutan)

Bhutan Snowman Trek Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Canadian Himalayan Expeditions; Mountain Travel Sobek.

Best Season:  Fall and Spring

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Eye Of The Tiger Hotel, Paro Valley; Taktasang, Thimpu

Luxury Loding:  Amankora Paro or Amankora Thimphu (975) 2 331 333

GPS:  27.447308, 89.674209

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  20763

Bhutan Snowman Trek Hiking Map


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