Gangtey Trek Tour

Tour Description

This 8 days Gangtey trek tour takes you through some of the beautiful villages also visiting Paro and Thimphu.

Destination : Paro -Thimpu - Gangtey - Gogona - Khotokha - Wangdue Phodrang - Punakha

Gangtey Trek Tour - Day Wise Itinerary

    Day 1 : Arrival at Paro - Thimphu

    Meetings and greetings by Discovery Full Circle Tours representative upon your arrival at the Paro airport. Arrive Paro and transfer to your pre booked hotel in Thimphu. Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

    Day 2 : Thimphu - Gangtey (150 kms)

    After an early breakfast visit to the places in Thimphu like the National Memorial Chorten, Tashichhodzong and the Institute of Zorig Chusum. Take art and craft lessons at the Painting school. Take a trip to the National Library. In the afternoon head to Gangtey via Dochula Pass, where you will see 108 stupas. Overnight in a camp in Gangtey.

    Day 3 : Gangtey - Gogona (15 kms)

    Early mornong after breakfast start trekking up the Tsele-la Pass going past the meadows and fields. After lunch you will embark upon the forests on your descending way. Arrive Gogona, which is a small nomadic village speaking Bjopkha. Post lunch take a stroll around the village and you might shop for some local handmade articles. You also get a chance to follow the local rituals of this village. Overnight in the camps in Gogona.

    Day 4 : Gogona - Khotokha (16 kms)

    After breakfast start trekking from the Gogona village. Walking past the Oak, cypress and fir forests you will reach the Shobju-la pass. Begin trekking downwards from here to the Khotokha valley. Overnight in the camps at Khotokha.

    Day 5 : Khotokha – Wangdue Phodrang

    After breakfast, start trekking upwards to a pass then descend down through the vegetations while crossing Chazam village. After crossing the bridge you reach Wangdue Phodrang. It is popular town with many interesting scenic places to see. Explore the beauty and richness of this town. Overnight at the camps.

    Day 6 : Wangdue Phodrang - Punakha - Thimphu

    After breakfast, start trekking to the Punakha valley. You will encounter some of the most scenic surroundings. Take a drive from Punakha to Thimphu thereafter. Embark on the sightseeing to the National Textile museum, Paper making Factory, Handicrafts Emporium, Folk Heritage Museum and the markets. Stay overnight.

    Day 7 : Thimphu - Paro (65kms)

    After breakfast leave for Paro visiting Simtokha Dzong monastery on the way. Within Paro you will find many historic buildings. In the afternoon visit the Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, Ta Dzong and the Kyichu Lhakhang. Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 8 : Depart Paro

    After breakfast transfer to the Paro airport for your next destination flight.



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