7 Nights 8 Days – Gangtey Trek

7 Nights 8 Days – Gangtey Trek

Highlighting the best spectacular destinations starting your journey from Paro, drive to Thimphu, breathtaking and mesmerizing natural landscape in Phobjikha, and significant sites to capture the moment and exploring Bhutan’s culture and Gangtey Trekking.

  • Arrival in Bhutan Upon Landing in Paro International Airport, meet with our representative who will lead the journey throughout your stay in Bhutan).
  • Transfer to Thimphu (Capital city of Bhutan) and Check-in to Hotel.
  • Explore Thimphu valley, home to the seat of Bhutan’s Royal Government and Central Monastic Body.
  • Join yourself with elderly people circumambulating the National Memorial Chorten, one of the most visible religious structures in Thimphu.
  • Take a chance to make your own traditional paper at Jungshi Paper Factory using Bhutanese ancient methods.
  • Visit Tashi Chhoe Dzong known as the “Fortress of the Glorious Religion”, the fortress houses the throne room and office of his majesty the King of Bhutan.
  • Leisure in Thimphu City.

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation: Pedling Hotel & Spa (3*) or Similar

  • Early breakfast at hotel and drive towards majestic Phobjikha Valley.
  • Stop at Dochula Pass to capture a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain ranges.
  • Descending from Dochula Pass, enjoy a hike to Chimi Lhakhang, a temple dedicated to the ‘Divine Madman’, adorned with phallic symbols.
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant Drive and wonder through Phobjikha Valley, the winter home of the endangered Black-necked crane, it is one of the most prestigious and breath-taking places in Bhutan.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Dewachen (3*) or Similar

  • A moderate trek that takes you through meadows and fields then ascends the Tselela pass at 3440m through mixed forest of Juniper, bamboos, rhododendrons and magnolias.
  • On this trek you will meet people who speak the dialect of the nomads of Bhutan.
  • Gogona is a small village with an outstanding monastery. Overnight camp at Gogona (3100m).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DISTANCE 15 KM | DURATION 6 – 7 HOURS | 610 M ASCENT | 410 M DESCENT | CAMP ALTITUDE 3,130M

  • A gradual climb takes you to Shobe La pass at 3,480m.
  • On descending you will reach a wide valley with a clear view of the mountains around you.
  • Overnight camp at Khotokha (3,330m).

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DISTANCE 16KM | DURATION 5 – 7 HOURS | 450 M ASCENT | 860 DESCENT | CAMP ALTITUDE 3,330M

  • A short climb takes you to the Tashila pass at 2800m.
  • As you walk down you will notice the changes in the vegetation and you finally reach the road at Tikke Zampa where you will be received by our tour vehicle.
  • From here it is a 30 minute drive to Punakha.
  • Overnight at hotel in Punkha.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DISTANCE 12KM | DURATION 4-5 HOURS | 120M ASCENT | 1,340 M DESCENT 

Accommodation: Meri Puensum Resort (3*) or Similar 

  • Drive to the north along Mo Chu River and Relish a picnic breakfast at the Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten and enjoy the bird eye view of the fertile Punakha Valley.
  • Enter the courtyard of Pungthang Dewachen Phodrang – Palace of Great Happiness, the beautiful fortress is the winter residence of Bhutan’s Central Monastic Body.
  • Walk along the longest Suspension bridge and cross the Pho Chu River.
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant.
  • Drive to beautiful Paro Valley, one of the picturesque region and a widest valley in the Kingdom, covered with fertile rice fields and beautiful crystal line river meandering down the valley.
  • Hotel Check in.
  • Leisure in Town and dinner at Local Farm House.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Dewachen Resort (3*) or Similar.

  • Early breakfast at hotel and drive to Tiger’s Nest Base/ Parking Lot.
  • Hike to the most pilgrimage site in Bhutan, Taktsang Monastery or Tiger’s Nest is the most stunning and popular landmark in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
  • Lunch at Taktsang Cafeteria.
  • Experience and enjoy playing Bhutanese Traditional Archery.
  • Experience the unique Bhutanese local way of wellness which combines the minerals of a hot stone bath with the healing khempa herb.
  • Leisure at Paro Town.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Dewachen Resort (3*) Similar

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Our representative will transfer you to Paro International Airport and fly towards your next destination, we look forward to seeing you again in this beautiful land of Happiness.

Meals : Breakfast

Tashi Delek!

  • Private guided tour
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government approved 3 star hotels
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Private licensed tour guide
  • Private vehicle (SUV/BUS)
  • Private experienced driver
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Government Sustainable development fees ($65 per person per night)
  • All Government taxes and surcharges
  • Entry fees & route permits in all places of interest
  • Flight into Bhutan (Can be arranged with us)
  • Hotel stay outside Bhutan
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Alcoholic drinks/Beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Bank wire transfer charges of $40 (one time only)

 

  • March, April, May and
  • September, October, November
  • Prior to your trip to Bhutan you need to wire transfer the full tour payment with Bhutan Peaceful Tours and Treks specified as the ultimate beneficiary.
  • After the wire transfer is completed, the receipt copy should be emailed to us as our reference for your tour confirmation.
  • Please note that it takes minimum two to three working days for the payment to be deposited in our local Bank.





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