Gangtey Trek

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


Whole day sightseeing in Thimphu visiting popular tourist attractions.

Overnight stay at hotel in Thimphu.


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


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