Gangtey Trek

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Gangtey Trek

About Gangtey Trek : 9 Days Trek

A short trek at relatively low elevations, visiting remote villages and monasteries. An easy trek with trails leading you through bamboo shrub into a forest of cypress, juniper, rhododendron and daphine.

Trek at a Glance
Activities Cultural sightseeing and day hikes
Trip Length : 8 Nights/ 9 Days
Trek Starts at : Phobjikha,Gangtey
Trek Ends at : Tikke Zampa, Wangdue
Duration of Trek : 3 Days
Elevation : 43480 m
Standard : Easy
Best Season : March to May, September to November
Trip Highlights:
  • Visit most of the popular attractions in the Western and Central Bhutan.
  • Get more acquainted with the people of different region from western to central Bhutan.
  • Experience the diverse culture and traditions of Bhutan.
  • Walk Through trails that will lead you to experience Bhutanese lifestyles and interact with Bhutanese people by visiting local houses, schools, and monasteries.
  • Have a memorable trip to famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900 m above the valley floor.
  • Hike through trails that lead you to explore more villages and monasteries.
  • Hike through trails that lead you to have a glimpse of Nomad life in Bhutan.
  • Have an opportunity of visit the winter home of the endangered Black-Necked crane in Phobjikha.
  • Farmhouse visits and village excursions.
  • Explore western valleys of Paro,Thimphu and Punakha
  • Explore central valleys of Gangtey.
Trip Overview

Day 1:ARRIVE AT PARO-THIMPHU (55 Km , 2 Hours)

Arrive in Paro airport and drive to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. In the evening, leisure time in town.

Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu

Day 2: THIMPHU

Whole day sightseeing in Thimphu visiting popular tourist attractions.

Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu.

Day 3 : THIMPHU-PHOBJIKHA/GANGTEY ( 135 Km , 6 Hrs)

Drive to Phobjikha, winter residence of the Black necked cranes. Overnight stay at hotel in Phobjikha

Day 4 : GANGTEY GOMPA - GOGONA(15km, 6-7 hours)

Trek Begins

Day 5 : GOGONA - KHOTOKHA (16km, 6-7 hours)

Day 6 : KHOTOKHA - CHAZAM-PUNAKHA (12km, 5 hours)

Trek Ends

Day 7 : PUNAKHA-PARO (143 Km, 5 Hrs)

Visit the most beautiful Dzong (fortress) of Bhutan, the Punakha Dzong and the temple of the Divine Madman, Chhimi Lhakhang.After lunch in a restaurant drive to Paro. Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.

Day 8 : PARO

Hike up to the famous Tiger's Nest in the morning and after lunch visit other popular tourist attractions. Overnight stay at hotel in Paro

Day 9: PARO DEPART

After breakfast, you will drive to Paro airport for departure.