Bhutan Trekking

Bhutan Gangtey Gogona Trek

Bhutan Gangtey Gogona Trek

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Duration 10 Days

Bhutan Gangtey Gogona trek is a combination of cultural and moderate nature trekking trip. This trip commences with a visit to some wonderful Dzongs, Chortens and Museum in Paro and Thimphu. Bhutan Gangtey Gogona trek takes you to the famous Taktsang Monastery which is regarded as one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Buddhist. It is perched on the side of a sheer cliff 900 m above the floor of Paro Valley and takes around 2/3 hrs hike to reach the monastery. Then we drive east through one of the few glacial valleys in Bhutan to Phobjikha Valley the starting point of the Bhutan Gangtey Gogona trek.

Bhutan Gangtey Gogona trek is a short and finest low elevations trek which takes you through several remote villages, meadows and fields in Bhutan. The best month for Bhutan Gangtey Gogona trek is from April to early May when the weather is excellent and the trail becomes colorful with rhododendrons flower all over. The Valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful places in Bhutan and is also the home to rare black necked cranes. We will also visit Gangtey Gompa monastery which is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black mountains.

 
Tour CodeName SeasonDays
FO [BT 02]BHUTAN GANGTEY GOGONA TOUR & TREKOct till April10
Days   
1Fly to Paro – transfer to hotel – after tour of Ta Dzong and Rinpung Dzong.
Overnight Paro.(L+D)
  
2Visit Taktsang Monaster and  Druk Yul Dzong  evening drive to Thimphu. Overnight (B+L+D)  
3Visit National Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong, Simtokha Dzong. Overnight Thimphu (B+L+D)  
4Drive to Gangtey. Overnight (B+L+D)  
5Trek to Gogona 3,100 m  (6 hrs) walk – Overnight (B+L+D)  
6Trek to Khotokha 2,790 m (6 hrs) walk – Overnight (B+L+D)  
7Trek to Chazom 1,300 m ( 5 hrs) walk. Overnight Wangdue (B+L+D)  
8Morning explore Wangduephodrang and then drive to Thimphu.   O/N  (B+L+D)  
9Drive to Paro – visit Druk Yul Dzong. Overnight Paro (B+L+D)  
10Departure – transfer to airport  (B)  
 
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
 

 

 
 
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  • Area:

    Western Bhutan

  • Trek & Travel:

    10 Days Bhutan Gangtey Gogona Tour and Trek

  • Season:

    October till April

  • Highlight:

    Dzongs + Villages + Taktsang Monastery + Trekking

  • Price:

    On Request