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Gangtey Gompa Trek

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Bhutan  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: March - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2200 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2200 US Dollar (USD)

The trek leaves the valley of Gangtey at 2,830 meters and leads south, then west through the meadows and fields. It then climbs through a mixed forest of juniper, bamboo, rhododendron, magnolia, firs, oaks, spruce, dwarf rhododendrons, miniature azaleas and cypress. The trail is rough, rocky and weaves through trees where pack animals have created deep muddy furrows. Gogona is a beautiful hilltop site overlooking a long valley. A 30-minute walk beyond Gogona is a hamlet where you may find homemade area (local drink). The women here weave blankets and speak a different dialect called Bjop-kha (language of the nomads).

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Paro/hotel/day at leisure. Includes: (L, D).

Day 2: Paro sightseeing/hotel. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 3: Drive to Thimphu. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 4: Drive to Gangtey Gompa. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 5: Trek day 1 to Gogona. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 6: Trek to Khotokha. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 7: Trek end at Tikke Zampa/drive to Punakha. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 8: Drive to Thimphu. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 9: Thimphu sightseeing. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 10: Drive to Paro/Day at leisure. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 11: Departure. Includes: (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport pickup and drop
- Accommodation as mentioned
- All camping equipments
- Trekking crew
- Sightseeing with tour guide
- All entry fees
- All meals (3 times)
- All transport in private coach.

Price Excludes:
- Bhutan visa (20 USD)
- Drinks and bar bill
- Tipping
- Personal insurance
- Any other things not mentioned
- International flight.

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2007

Activity: Trekking; Rafting; Safari; Rock climbing; Biking; Bungee Jumping; Canoing; Fishing; Cannoning; Vehicle hire; Accommodation; Air Ticketing; Mountain flight - Flora and Fauna Study - Climb to Everest and other Himalaya - Educational tours for students - Trip for people involved in environment awareness...

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