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The Complete Lunana Snowman Trek

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This trek travels the full length of Bhutan’s highest mountain range, into it’s most remote district, Lunana, which is surrounded and enclosed by high mountains. Most of the regions inhabitants have never travelled beyond the mountains and in 1989 I was part of only the second British party to enter Lunana. It is particularly interesting to see the culture and the villages which have remained relatively unaffected by the outside world.

The trail passes along the greener, southern side of the Himalayan chain, through uninhabited country up against the sides of unmapped peaks and crossing mountain passes up to 17,000 feet high and you never know what’s around the steep corners. This a relatively difficult trek completed by very few people and you need to be in robust health and have plenty of walking experience before attempting it.

Written by  Steve Berry.

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I am Karma tour guide, recently I was on Snow man treks. I have many pictures from treks, I like to share if possible.

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