Gangtey Valley Trekking

Trip Facts

Program Code: AHT-BT-014 | Duration: 10 days | Program Type: Trekking | Minimum pax: 01 | Mode of Travel: Trekking / Tour | Start Trip: Paro | End Trip: Paro | Program Grading: gradegrade

Trip Overview

The Gangtey Valley, at 3000 meters is one of the few glacial valleys in Bhutan and is the chosen home of the rare black-necked crane which migrates here in winter from the Central Asiatic Plateau. The valley of Gangtay is one of the most beautiful places in Bhutan and Gangtay Gompa is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black Mountains. 

The Gangtey Valley, at 3000 meters is one of the few glacial valleys in Bhutan and is the chosen home of the rare black-necked crane which migrates here in winter from the Central Asiatic Plateau. The valley of Gangtay is one of the most beautiful places in Bhutan and Gangtay Gompa is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black Mountains. During this moderate trek, one visits the villages of Gogona and Khotokha, passing through meadows and fields, then forests of juniper, magnolia and rhododendrons. Gangtey trek is rated one of the finest low level treks in Bhutan. This is a combination of moderate and easy treks. It starts from Phobjikha Valley at 3000m, which is one of the few glacial valleys in Bhutan. It is the chosen home of the rare Black-Necked Cranes which migrate there in the winter from the Tibetan plateau in the north. The valley of Gangtay is one of the most beautiful places in Bhutan and houses the century- old Gangtay monastery. The trek visits the villages of Gogona and Khotokha passing through meadows, fields, and forests of juniper, magnolia and rhododendron. This is one of the finest low-altitude treks in Bhutan.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Paro International Airport by Druk Air
Day 02 Paro - Sightseeing and drive to Thimphu
Day 03 Thimphu - Sightseeing
Day 04 Thimphu - Gangtey
Day 05 Gangtey - Gogona
Day 06 Gogona - Khotokha
Day 07 Khotokha - Chuzomsa
Day 08 Chuzomsa - Paro
Day 09 Paro - Trek to Tiger’s Nest
Day 10 Paro - International Airport

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