Gangtey gogona trekking in Bhutan
Gangtey gogona trek is popular trekking trail of Bhutan, it best option for average walkers and gives you an opportunity to visit the isolated valleys of Gangtey Gompa / Phobjikha valley, Gogona and Kothoka. Gangtey Gogona trek leaves the valley of Gangtey at 2,830 meters and leads south, then west through the meadows and fields. Gangtey Gogona trail passes through a mixed forest of juniper, bamboo, rhododendron, magnolia, firs, oaks, spruce, dwarf rhododendrons, miniature azaleas and cypress. Gangtey Gompa trail is rough, rocky and weaves through trees where pack animals have created deep muddy furrows. It is one of the finest low altitude treks in Bhutan taking us to the beautiful Phobjikha valley at 3,000m and several villages Bhutan.
Trip to Gangtey Gogona is the combination of cultural and moderate nature trekking that passes some wonderful Dzongs, Chortens and Museum in Paro and Thimphu. We will also visit the famous Taktsang Monastery which is regarded as one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Buddhist. Best season for easy Gangtey Gogona trek are March to May and September to November, trekking tours start from Phobjikha valley at 3000m and it is one of the few glacial valleys in Bhutan. It is the home of rare Black Necked Crain which migrates here in winter from Tibetan plateau. The valley of Gangtey is awesome with the houses of the century Gangtey monastery considered as the only Nyingmapa monastery in Bhutan.
Bhutanese landscape is characterized by rugged terrain and steep mountain valleys from subtropical plains in the south through temperate zone to the Sub-alpine the Himalayas exceeding 7000 meters. Culturally and religiously rich Bhutan remained entirely disconnected from the rest of the world until 1960s. If given itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another as per your desire and duration of holidays, if you need more information about Gangtey Gogona trek fell free to contact us.
Gangtey gogona trek itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, after arrival at Nepal airport, our representative welcome you and assist to transfer in hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours, preparation for Gangtey Gompa trek
Day 03: Flight to Paro, explore around the Paro valley.
Day 04: Sightseeing around paro then drive to Thimphu.
Day 05: Sightseeing around Thimpu capital city of Bhutan.
Day 06: Drive from Thimpu to Gangey gompa via Punakaha.
Day 07: Trek from Gangtey Gompa to Gogona.
Day 08: Trek from Gogona to Khotokha via Shobju La (3600m).
Day 09: Trek from Khotokha to Chuzomsa via Tashila pass ( 2780m).
Day 10: Drive from Chuzomsa to Paro.
Day 11: Flight back from Paro to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 12: After this amazing Bhutan trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle
Bhutan travel visa and permit fee
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu BB basis
License holder English speaking Bhutanese Tour Guide
All entrance fees of monuments and monasteries as per trip
Accommodation in Bhutanese lodges or tents
Full board meals while on Bhutan trip (B.L.D)
All Royalty, government taxes
Porter to carry baggage and equipments
Portable altitude chamber and satellite phone
Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
Travel Insurance of Guest
Personal expenses bar bill, beverages and laundry
Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
Emergency evacuation cost in case of emergency
Hot and cold shower, battery charging during the trek
Personal trekking equipment / gears
Trips for Guide and support staffs
Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking in Bhutan is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Gangtey Gogona trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary. Gangtey Gogona trek can be operated in on camping basic only.
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