Gasa Hot Spring Trek. The hot spring is fun and relaxing one. Beside this, we Bhutanese people belief that it has got very highly medicinal value. Therefore many Bhutanese people go this trek, not as a trek but for the medicinal value. They stay there over weeks, relaxing in the hot spring, enjoying the delicious meals and having lots of fun among themselves. The trek starts from Damji and ends at Damji (Punakha) only.
Day 1: Bangkok - Paro. Arrive Paro. Afternoon visit National Museum and Paro Dzong. Evening at stroll around the Paro town. Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Paro Halt. Hike to Taktshang Goenpa. Afternoon visit Drukgyel dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. Evening visit farmhouse for dinner, Suja (Butter Tea) and Ara (Local Alchol). Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Paro - Thimphu. Drive to Thimphu. Hike to Wangditshe. (1hr. 30minutes), then visit Mothithang mini zoo, to see the Takin, the National animal of Bhutan, Drupthop Lhakhang – the nunnery and Folk Heritage museum. Lunch at hotel Thimphu. After lunch visit painting school, National Library and weaving center. Evening visit emporium and stroll around the Thimphu town. Entertainment cultural show by Khujy Luyang group. Overnight stay at hotel Thimphu.
Day 4: Thimphu – Punakha. Drive to Punakha over Dochula. Visit 108 Drukwangyel chorten and chhimi Lhakhang-the temple of fertility. Lunch at Punakha. After lunch, visit Punakha dzong, the magnificent one! And the view point of Khamsumyule Namgyel chorten. Overnight stay at hotel Punakha.
Day 5: Punakha – Damji – Gasa Tsachu. Drive to Damji and starts our trek with the trekking staff through the forest. See the beautiful Gas dzong in a distance perched in the mountain. Have fun and relaxing time in the Hot Spring. Overnight in the camp, Gas Tsachu. Altitude: 2240 m, Distance: 15 km, Time: 4-5 hours.
Day 6: Gasa Tsachu Halt. Spend relaxing time in the Tsachu or have pack lunch and climb about 2 hours to Gasa Village and the Dzong.
Day 7: Gasatsachu – Damji – Punakha. Back to Damji, where our car and driver will be waiting for us. Say good bye to our trekking staff at Damji and drive to Punakha. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel Punakha.
Day 8: Punakha – Paro. Drive to Paro. The drive will take about 5hours and on the way visit Tachogang Lhakhang. Evening entertainment by Stroll around the Paro town. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel Paro.
Day 9: Paro – Paro Airport. Morning drive to Paro international for your onward flight. Thank You and Tashi Delek.
- The above itinerary is just a sample itinerary intended to give you a general idea of trek to Gasa Hot Spring Trek. We can always customized and tailor an itinerary to suit your requirements and interest
- Start of trek: Damji (Punakha)
- End of trek: Damji (Punakha)
- Duration of trek: 2 nights/3 days
- Duration in Bhutan: 8 nights/9 days
- Season: February, March, September, October, November and December.
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