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Bhutan Gangtey Trek

Bhutan PictureTrekking in Gangtay is one of the easiest and one of the finest low-altitude treks in Bhutan. It starts from Phobjikha Valley at 300m and ends in Tiki Zampa (Wangduephodrang). The Phobjikha valley is a glacial valley and is the winter home of the black necked cranes. This valley is a designated for conservation area and borders Black Mountain National Park. The valley is one of the beautiful valleys in Bhutan. En route we will be visiting the villages of Gogona and Khotoka through the fields and forests of juniper, magnolia and rhododendron.


Day 01: Bangkok – Paro/KTM - Paro (Arrival)
Arrive Paro. Afternoon visit National Museum & Paro Dzong. Evening at stroll around the Paro twon. Welcome dinner and over night at hotel.
Day 02: Paro - Thimphu
Hike to Wangditshe. (1hr. 30minutes), then visit Mothithang mini zoo, to see the Takin, the National animal of Bhutan, Drupthop Lhakhang – the nunnery and Folk Heritage museum. Luch at hotel Thimphu. After lunch visit painting school, National Library and weaving center. Evening visit emporium and stroll around the Thimphu town. Over night stay at hotel Thimphu.

Day 03: Thimphu – Gangtay (Phobjikha)
Drive to Gangtay over Dochula. Visit 108 Drukwangyel chorten and Wangdue Dzong. Lunch –pack lunch. After noon, visit Gangtay Gonpa – the only Ningmapa Lhakhang in western Bhutan and evening walk around the Phobjikha valely. Over night stay at hotel or farmer’s house.

Day 04: Phobjikha – Gogona (start of trek)
We will walk through the forest of pine trees and many more. The pass- Tsele La is 3430m. Evening visit Gonona temple and the village. Over night camp above the Gogona village.
Altitude: 3090m; Distance: 15km; Time: 6-7hours.

Day 05: Gogona – Chorten Karpo.
En route we will pass by villages, chortens and other wild animals. We will pass by the pass Shobe La (3480m).Overnight camp near the chorten.
Altitude: 2720m; Distance: 16km; Time: 6-7hours.

Day 06: Chorten Karpo – Paro
Today’s walk will be just 4hous walk, through the beautiful forest and we can see the Tashila Ropeway.At Tiki Zampa, our car and driver will be waiting for us with some refreshment and here we will bid good bye to our trekking staff. Then we will head to Paro. Over night& dinner at Paro.

Day 07: Paro Halt
Hike to Taktshang Goenpa. Afternoon visit Drukgyel dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. Evening visit farmhouse for dinner,Suja (Butter Tea) and Ara (Local Alchol). . Over night stay at hotel.

Day 08: Paro – Bangkok/KTM (Departure)
Morning drive to Paro International Airport for your onward flight to your next destination.