Adventure
Gangtey Trek
Although the trek is possible throughout the winter, the best time for the Gangte Trek is between March-May and September-November. It is a short and relatively easy trek with several beautiful villages and monasteries en route. The trail winds through forests of juniper, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendrons and over small streams of cold, clear mountain water. This trek is an excellent choice for those visitors not accustomed to trekking in the mountains as it offers beautiful views of the... See more
7h 30m - 15km
Zasa

Day 1The Trek starts near the village of Tabiting

Phobjikha - Zasa

  • Ascent: 610 m
    Descent: 410 m
    Camp altitude: 3,130 m.

    We will begin our trek from Tabiting village. The trail winds through meadows and fields and the climb takes you through a mixed forest of juniper, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendron to Tsele La (3430m). Further on, the path leads to Gogona, well known for its “Gogona Cheese” production. The campsite is a bit further on besides a small stream in a yak pasture called Zasa.

Lunch: Made by your team
Dinner: Made by your team
Accommodation: tent camping
Zasa
5h - 16km
Chorten Karpo

Day 2Pass leads to a wide valley, surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges

Zasa - Chorten Karpo

  • Ascent: 450 m
    Descent: 860 m
    Camp altitude: 3,330 m.

    A gentle climb leads to Shobe La pass (3,480m). The descent from the pass leads to a wide valley, surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges. Below the route one can see Khothokha, a village with about 60 houses. You finally reach the campsite by climbing gently up till you see four chortens in a forest of blue pine.

Breakfast: Made by your team
Lunch: Made by your team
Dinner: Made by your team
Accommodation: tent camping
Chorten Karpo
4h 40m - 12km
Tikke Zampa
45m - 20km

Day 3Relax at Bhutan’s best bird watching areas

Chorten Karpo - Tikke Zampa

  • Ascent: 120m
    Descent: 1,340m

    From the camp you climb till you reach a forest road. From here it’s an easy walk up to a little ridge at 2,800m. The walk down back into the valley leads you through Bhutan’s best bird watching areas. Bid farewell to your trekking at Tikke zampa.

Tikke Zampa - Punakha

  • Then, drive to Wangdue and Punakha for overnight stay in a hotel.

Breakfast: Made by your team
Lunch: Made by your team
duration 3 days. International flight not included.

from 610$ (per person)

Difficulty:3/5
Comfort:5/5
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