After crossing over the pass in Wangdiphodrang, you will see the great Gangtey Monastery which was built in 17th century. This trek starts fromPhobjikha valley (3000 m), one of the beautiful and few glacial valleys in Bhutan. The Phobjikha valley is also the winter home of the rare and endangered Black-necked Cranes (Grusnigricollis) who migrate from Tibetan Plateau. The trek visits the villages of Gogona and Khotokha, passing through meadows and fields, forests of juniper, magnolia and rhododendrons in full bloom in April and May.
Dedicated tour vehicle and driver
3-star accommodation (twin sharing)
Dedicated English speaking tour guide
Daily 3 meals (B/L/D)
Government Royalty and taxes
Entry fees to parks and monuments
Flights to and from Bhutan
Extra charges for 4 or 5 star accommodation
Tips for guide and driver
- Duration: 8 days
- Difficulty level: medium
- Season: March, April- May and Sept.-Nov.
- Places covered: Paro, Thimphu, Wangduephodrang and Punakha
Thimphu - Gangtey
Gangtey - Gogona (15km, approximately 5hrs)
Gogona - Khotokha(16km, approximately 6hrs)
Khotokha – Chazam/Wangduephodrang (12km, approximately 4hrs)
Wangdue Phodrang - Thimphu
Depart from Paro Airport
Note: all the itineraries are subject to change as per your interest and the number of days you wish to spend your vacation.