Highlights:

“an ever exciting journey around Bhutan with interesting treks and tour, exploring scenic and beautiful country landscapes with rural farm villages, visiting interesting historical and cultural sites with best of Bhutan tours. Trekking around nice Gogona and Khoatokha areas with scenic passes
An interesting hike to Takasing Monastery ‘The Tigers Nest’,
Trip Outlook:

Tour Mode:                            Hotel / Lodge or Guest-House.

Tour & Trek Grade:               Leisure to moderate trekking.

Bhutan tour:                          08 Nights & 09 Days (Paro to Paro).

Highest altitude:                 At Shobju La Pass 3,600 m high.

Activities:                              fly in and fly out with cultural tour, scenic drive and treks.

Total Trip:                              11 nights & 12 days Kathmandu-Kathmandu.
Season:                                  March to June & September to November.

Introduction:

Gangtey – Gogona Trek & Tour with White Hill Adventure Treks & Expeditions a memorable and remarkable trip around eastern Himalaya at Bhutan. Visit of Himalayan one and only Kingdom of Bhutan famously known as the country of Thundering Dragon or Druk, offers much interesting sites within your stay for a week or more.

White Hill Adventure along with counterpart local agents in Bhutan will show you the wonders of this interesting country filled with old culture and custom with many world heritage sites tours and then exploring the remote areas of Gangtey and Gogona.

Starting with an hour of exciting sweeping flight to Paro to begin this awesome journey with tour of old heritage sites including the famous Takshing Monastery

“Tigers Nest” the landmark and one of the highlights of Bhutan, and then visiting Dzong (Forts) of historical importance, finally leading towards nice and pleasant countryside with few days of treks and visiting Bhutan’s capital at Thimphu to conclude this amazing and wonderful Gangtey – Gogona Trek & Tour with White Hill Adventure Treks & Expeditions.

Outline Itinerary: 

Day 01:           Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:           In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.
Day 03:           Fly to Paro-Bhutan via Druk Air.
Day 04:           In Paro visit the Tiger Nest and other places of interest.
Day 05:           Drive to Thimphu 2,320m / 7,656ft (54 k.m.) – 02 hrs.
Day 06:          Drive to Gangtey 2,830 m (180 k.m) – 05 hrs journey.
Day 07:           Trek to Gogona village 3,000 m (15 k.m) – 06 hrs walks.
Day 08:           Trek to Khoatokha via Shobju La pass at 3,600 m (15 k.m)- 06 hrs.
Day 09:           Trek to Wangdi Phodrang 14 k.m – 06 hrs walks.
Day 10:           Trek to Chuzomsa via Tashila passes 2,780 m and drive to Thimphu.
Day 11:           Morning drive to Paro airport for respective destinations.
Day 12:           International departure for homeward bound.

Trip detail:

Day 01:          Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching at Kathmandu international airport where White Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition staff will receive and then transfer you to respective hotels around Kathmandu city. After getting refreshed from the flight our guide briefs you with information of hotel, Kathmandu and Gangtey – Gogona Treks & Tour with welcome dinner in a nice Nepali restaurant.

Day 02:          Sightseeing tour and Bhutan trip preparation.
Morning our city guide will take you for sightseeing tour at places of interest as Kathmandu valley full of world heritage sites, temples, monasteries, old king’s palaces after an interesting tour back to hotel, preparation for Gangtey – Gogona Treks & Tour.

Day 03:           Fly to Paro 2,280 m / 7,524 ft via Druk Air and transfer to hotel.
As per Bhutan flight time informed on briefing, transfer to Kathmandu international airport for an hour flight to Paro in Bhutan, in Paro airport after immigration and visa formalities received by our Bhutanese guide for the drive to hotel in Paro, with afternoon free for leisure walks around streets and market of Paro.

Day 04:           In Paro with sightseeing tour.
Tour begins after breakfast where our guide will take you for an hour climb to Bhutan’s famous old Taksang Monastery “The Tiger’s Nest”. Actually a place for meditation and retreats of monks and priests, located in a overhanging rock cliff with views of Paro and mountains, from here short drive to 17th centaury Ta-Dzong, later converted into the National Museum in 1967 with afternoon free for stroll around Paro market.

Day 05:          Drive to Thimphu 2,320m / 7,656ft (54 k.m.) – 02 hrs journey.
After breakfast a scenic short drive to Thimphu Bhutan capital, an interesting ride of two hours through lovely countryside dotted with farm villages of typical Buddhist culture villages.

On reaching Thimphu transfer to respective hotels, a modern city of Bhutan the one and only city in this world without traffic lights, all the traffic controlled by traffic police with a whistle.

After lunch our native guide will take you on a tour around Thimphu’s memorial stupas, indigenous hospital, where traditional medicine is still practiced and traditional painting school.

Day 06:          Drive to Gangtey 2,830 m (Distance 180 k.m.) – 05 hrs.
After a pleasant tour and overnight in Thimphu, after breakfast an interesting drive to Gangtey, leading to Bhutan beautiful countryside around mid hills with scenery of green landscapes and traditional villages and ending the drive at Gangtey.

On reaching our destination check in a nice farm house for overnight stop.

Day 07:           Trek to Gogona village 3,000 m (15 k.m) – 06 hrs.

Our trekking starts with morning long day walk through farm fields and rural villages, trek leads into beautiful alpine forested area, then finally completing the walk at Gogona village for overnight in a nice cozy guesthouse or a lodge.

Day 08:           Trek to Khoatokha via Shobju La at 3,600 m (15 k.m) – 06 hrs.

After overnight in Gogona and visiting its interesting monastery, an early morning start for another six hours walk with climb over Shobju La pass at 3,600 meters, the high point of this journey, offering gorgeous scenery of hills, valley including views of snowcapped peaks.

From the top downhill walk on a wide valley to Khoatokha village for overnight stop in a nice guesthouse / lodge.

Day 09:           Trek to Wangdi Phodrang 14 k.m. – 06 hrs walks.
From Khoatokha, morning walk on winding path into forest of rhododendron-magnolia-birch and pines trees, as the trek leads to rural farm village at Wangdi Phodrang for overnight stop in a log cabin serving as guest house.

Day 10:
          Trek to Chuzomsa via Tashila 2,780 m pass, drive to Thimphu – 04 hours. Our last day trek of this short adventure where walk leads to a nice Chuzomsa village, after trekking past farm villages with views of snowcapped peaks and over Tashila 2,780 m, a small pass to reach Chuzomsa village.

On ending this beautiful day walk at Chuzomsa village, and then drive to Thimphu of almost four hours ride, for last overnight in Bhutan.

Day 11:           Morning drive to Paro airport for respective destinations.

Depending upon flight time to Kathmandu or connecting with other Indian cities, our Bhutanese guide transfer you to Paro international airport for the flight back to Kathmandu, or flight to Delhi and respective destinations.

Day 12:           International departure for home ward bound.
After a memorable time and great journey Gangtey – Gogona Treks & Tour, with excellent services of White Hills Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition guides, as per the flight time our staff transfers you for the final departure homeward bound. 

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