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8 Days - Bhutan Itinerary (Gangtey Trek Bhutan)

Duration : 08 Days

Destination Covered :
Thimphu- Gangtey - Chazam - Khotokha - Gogona -Punakha - Wangdue Phodrang - Thimphu - Paro


This package is fascinating for the trek lovers while soaking in the spirituality and mesmerizing beauty of Bhutan. The tour explores some of the famous destinations of Bhutan and also visit to some villages in the rugged mountains of this abode of Gods. The art lessons imparted at a renowned painting school is the highlight of the tour. Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, this blessed land is rich in its cultural legacy. The “Gangtey Trek- Bhutan” tour will be and adrenaline shot in the lap of mesmerizing landscapes and mountains of the Kingdom of Bhutan.

Tour Itinerary
Day 01 : Paro airport arrival- Thimphu

Land in the Buddhist country of Bhutan at Paro. While enjoying the natural surroundings seeing the prayer flags you will be driven down to Thimphu which is the capital of Bhutan. Check in at the hotel and overnight stay there.

Day 02 : Thimphu- Gangtey (150 kms)

After breakfast embark on the visit to the places in Thimphu. Explore the National Memorial Chhorten, Trashichhodzong and the Institute of Zorig Chusum. Take art and craft lessons at the Painting school. Take a trip to the National Library. After lunch take the road drive to Gangtey via Dochula Pass. Stop over at Gangtey overnight for camping.

Day 03 : Gangtey- Gogona (15 kms)

Start trekking up the Tsele-la Pass from morning going past the meadows and fields. After lunch you will embark upon the forests on your descending way. Arrive at Gogona which is a small nomadic village speaking Bjopkha. This is a very scenic location too. Post lunch take a stroll around the village and you might shop for some local handmade articles. You also get a chance to follow the local rituals of this village. Camping at Gogona overnight.

Day 04 : Gogona- Khotokha (16 kms)

Start trekking upwards from the Gogona village. Walking past the Oak, cypress and fir forests you will reach the Shobju-la pass. Begin trekking downwards from here to the Khotokha valley. Soak in the natural beauty of this picturesque place. Camping overnight.

Day 05 : Thimphu – Paro Departure

Post breakfast, start trekking upwards to a pass then descend down through the vegetations while crossing Chazam village. After crossing the bridge you reach Wangdue Phodrang. It is popular town with many interesting scenic places to see. Explore the beauty and richness of this town. Stay overnight.

Day 06 : Wangdue Phodrang- Punakha- Thimphu

Post breakfast, start trekking to the Punakha valley. You will encounter some of the most scenic surroundings. Take a drive to Thimphu thereafter. Embark on the sightseeing to the National Textile museum, Papermaking Factory, Handicrafts Emporium, Folk Heritage Museum and the markets. Stay overnight.

Day 07 : Thimphu- Paro (65kms)

Post breakfast drive to Paro via Simtokha Dzong monastery. Within Paro you will find many historic buildings. Post lunch explore the Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong, Ta Dzong and the Kyichu Lhakhang. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 08 : Departure from Paro

Post breakfast, drive down to the Paro airport for your destination flight.

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