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Trekking in Bhutan
Easy Trekking in Bhutan
Bumdra Overnight Trek- 7 DaysDagala Trek Short- 9 DaysGangtey Trek- 10 DaysDruk Path Trek- 12 DaysNabji Kurphu Trek- 13 Days
Moderate Trekking
A thousand Lake Trek- 10 DaysNubtshonapata Trek- 10 DaysJumolhari Yaksa Trek- 12 DaysBumthang Owl Trek- 12 DaysMerak & Sakten Trek- 14 Days
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Laya Lingshi Trek- 19 DaysSnowman Trek-I- 30 DaysSnowman Trek-II- 35 Days
Winter Trekking
Samtegang Trek- 10 DaysBumthang Cultural Trek- 12 Days
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Gangtey Trek
10 Days / 09 Nights
“Itinerary can be customized based on your interest & time”
Day 1 Arrival in Paro – Thimphu (1.2 hrs).
Day 2 Thimphu- Punakha (2.5 hrs).
Day 3 Punakha halt.
Day 4 Punakha – Phobjikha (3 hrs).
Day 5 Phobjikha – Gogona (Trek start) Distance 15 km, walking time: 7 hours.
Day 6 Gogona-Khotokha Distance 16 km, walking time: 7 hours.
Day 7 Khotokha-Teke Zam-Wangdue (Trek end). Distance 12 km, walking time: 6 hours.
Day 8 Wangdue – Paro (3.5 hrs).
Day 9 Paro sightseeing.
Day 10 Departure.
  • All the costing are in US Dollars.
  • The cost is on per person basis for entire trip.
  • Cost differs based on number of people traveling under same group.
Cost Inclusion
  • Visa arrangement.
  • Government royalty and all the taxes.
  • FIT Surcharge for one and two persons.
  • Accommodations in 3 to 4 star hotels on twin sharing basis.
  • All meals (break, lunch & dinner).
  • Full time English speaking guide.
  • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water
Cost Exclusion
  • US$ 40 per person (Single entry visa fee).
  • Druk Air (Royal Bhutan Airline) fare.
  • Any alcoholic, nonalcoholic beverages and any other personal expenses.
  • Tips to guide, driver, trekking staff, hotel service, etc.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Single room supplement charge.
  • Luxury hotels/resorts are available on supplement cost .
  • Specialized guides available on supplement cost .
Day 1 Arrival in Paro – Thimphu (1.2 hrs).
On arrival in Paro, HBT representative will receive and transfer to Thimphu by car/bus. Afternoon we will visit the weekend market, Handmade paper Mill, School of Arts and crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan, Lunch in town. Drive pass by Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley, Enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept and Zilukha Nunnery. Overnight in Thimphu, altitude 2400m.
Day 2 Thimphu- Punakha (2.5 hrs).
Drive through Dochula pass at 3050m. When the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a sight that stretches almost 180 degrees. After a short tea break continue to sub tropical Punakha. Afternoon visit nunnery and walk down to your hotel. Overnight in Punakha, altitude 1350m.
Day 3 Punakha halt.
After breakfast, we will visit most beautiful Punakha Dzong (fortress). The dzong showcase the finest examples of arts and architecture of Bhutan. Later in the afternoon we will hike to Khamsum Yulay from the foot of the Dzong, through old palace of 3rd king of Bhutan. The entire hike will take about 3 hours. Today is also good day for white river rafting if the group is interested. Overnight in Punakha.
Day 4 Punakha – Phobjikha (3 hrs).
Check out from the hotel after our delicious breakfast, we will drive to valley of black necked cranes via Wangdue. En-route we will visit Rinchengang village. Visit Gangey Gonpa and black necked crane center to get better idea and information about this endanger bird of Bhutan which migrates from Tibetan plateau to Phobjikha in every winter. Later in the evening we will visit typical Bhutan farm house or choose to stay at farm house that we offer in Phobjikha. Overnight in Phobjikha. Altitude 2900m
Day 5 Phobjikha – Gogona (Trek start) Distance 15 km, walking time: 7 hours.
Start of the Gangtey trek. The trail winds up on a slow climb through meadows and fields and then ascends the Tselela pass (3,400m). From the pass, the trail descends gradually for some time through forests of juniper, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendrons until our camp on the outskirts of Gogona village.
Day 6 Gogona-Khotokha Distance 16 km, walking time: 7 hours.
The trail winds up gently above Gogona village, climbing into a forest of fir, oak, spruce, rhododendron, cypress and juniper. A long and gradual climb leads to Shobjula pass (3,400m). Later the path leads down to a wide valley of Khotokha, a summer place of people of Sha region of Wangduephodrang district.
Day 7 Khotokha-Teke Zam-Wangdue (Trek end). Distance 12 km, walking time: 6 hours.
A short climb takes you to the Tashila pass at 2800m. From the pass, it is all the way downhill, through dense rhododendrons, magnolias, ferns and dwarf bamboo. Experts claim this stretch of the trek is one of the finest bird watching areas in Bhutan, with rarities such as the Great Pied Horn Bill. We will be met by our transport at Teke Zam and driven to our hotel in Wangdue. Evening we will relax at our hotel. Overnight in Wangude.
Day 8 Wangdue – Paro (3.5 hrs).
Check out from the hotel after our breakfast and retrace our drive back to Paro via Dochula and Thimphu. On arrival in Paro, we will visit national museum of Bhutan and Paro dzong. Evening we will explore the tiny Paro town. Overnight in Paro. Altitude 2200m.
Day 9 Paro sightseeing.
The day starts with a visit to the National Museum, housed in the Ta Dzong (watchtower). Here, an intriguing collection of artifacts provide a wonderful introduction to the rich culture and heritage of the Kingdom. Just a short walk downhill lays the dominating Paro Dzong, fine example of Bhutanese historic architecture. From the Dzong, the tour crosses Nyamai Zampa, a traditional cantilever bridge, and guests are then driven to the town. Paro options include picturesque picnic spots or, perhaps, a visit to a traditional farmhouse to lunch with the family. In the afternoon, hike up to view one of Bhutan’s most revered monuments, the Taktshang Goemba, more commonly referred to as the “Tiger’s Nest”. The four-hour trek offers spectacular views of this sacred monastery perched on a cliff face 900m above the valley floor. Overnight in Paro.
Day 10 Departure.
The tour will end today. After the breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. Carry smile on your face, eyes with tears and memories unlimited. Tour staffs will bid you farewell at the airport departure gate with the quick prayer of save journey and to see you again in future.
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