8 Days - Bhutan Itinerary (Gangtey Trek Bhutan)

Thimphu - Gangtey - Gogona - Khotokha - Wangdue Phodrang - Punakha - Thimphu - Paro

Overview

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 8 Days Bhutan Tour Itinerary will provide trekking in the lap of mesmerizing landscapes and mountains of the Kingdom of Bhutan.

Highlights

  • Explore the National Memorial Chorten and Institute of Zorig Chusum
  • Art and craft lessons at the Painting school
  • Trekking at Gogona and Khotokha
  • Visit Paper making Factory, Handicrafts Emporium at Thimphu
  • Visit Simtokha Dzong monastery
  • Explore the Rinpung Dzong, Drukgyel Dzong and Ta Dzong

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Paro - Thimphu

Arrival 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 2 : Thimphu - Gangtey (150 kms)

After breakfast embark on the visit to the places in Thimphu. Explore the National Memorial Chorten, Tashichhodzong 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 3 : 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 4 : 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 at Khotokha.

Day 5 : Khotokha – Wangdue Phodrang

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 6 : 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, Paper making Factory, Handicrafts Emporium, Folk Heritage Museum and the markets. Stay overnight.

Day 7 : 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 8 : Paro (Departure)

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

Inclusions

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary on All meals plan :- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Private transfers and sightseeing as per the given itinerary
  • Services of an accompanying English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees – for single visit only
  • Sustainable tourism development fee and taxes
  • Bhutan Visa fee

Exclusions

  • Airfares and Airport Taxes
  • Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, any insurance etc.
  • Any service outside Bhutan

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