Strenuous Trekking To The Wild Laya &
Lunana Valleys Of Bhutan.
April, May, September,
October & November.
Trek Grade: Strenuous and
Maximum Altitude: 5140m/16,865ft.
Maximum Camp Altitude:
Availability: Join a group.
Private treks are available for minimum
2 persons on request.
Lunana Trek Map
is a difficult and long trek takes 20 days and
it requires not only excellent health but also
a high spirit of adventure as it passes through
five passes over 5,000 meters (16,400 feet).
It starts off taking the same route as the Laya
trek starting from the Punakaha valley. After
reaching Laya, it turns eastwards crossing the
Gangla Karchung Pass (5,100 meters / 16,730
feet) and two other high passes which affords
superb views of the Eastern Himalayas, into
Lunana region. Human habitation is concentrated
in the villages of Thega and Chozo valley with
its Dzong. It is the most difficult region of
Bhutan to reach, lying at 4000 meters (13,000
feet) at the foot of the peaks that rise to
7,000 meters (23,000 feet). The inhabitants
are farmer-herders who are famous for their
hardy character shaped by adapting to the harsh
conditions. From the villages of Lunana the
trek heads south and after crossing Rinchenzoe
Pass (5,220 meters / 17, 125 feet), it ends
at the tarmac road at the Nikkarchu bridge on
the Wangdu-Tsongsa highway. The Lunana trek
can be combined with the Chomolhari trek to
become the Snowman trek, a long and demanding
trek taking three weeks.
25-Day LAYA - LUNANA Trek
Dates 2013 & 2014
April - 04 May, 2013
- 02 May, 2014
- 26 October , 2013
- 17 October, 2014
2 passengers required for tours to go.
> Tours starts/ends
with flight to Bhutan from Bangkok, Thailand.
> Flights to Bhutan
are also available from Kathmandu and
private treks are available
Laya - Lunana Trek in Bhutan
Fly Bangkok to Paro, Bhutan.
Afternoon visit Museum and Paro Town. Hotel.
Flights are also available from Kathmandu
and New Delhi.
Paro valley sightseeing and hike to Taksang.
Full day sightseeing of Thimpu. Hotel.
Drive to Punakha. Hotel.
Start trekking up the Punakhas valley to
AND LUNANA TREK
Trek over high passes to remote Lunana valley.
TO NAKACHHU TREK
Continue trek from Lunana to Nakachhhu.
End trek and drive to Wangdu or Punakha.
PUNAKHA - THIMPU - PARO
Drive over the Dochula pass to Thimpu and
continue to Paro. Hotel.
Fly from Paro to Bangkok, Kathmandu or Delhi.
End of Laya and Lunana Trek.