Gangtey Trek

/Gangtey Trek
Gangtey Trek 2019-03-03T14:29:39+00:00

 

Day 1 Gangtey Gompa – Gogona
Trek Day 1 : Distance 14 km and walking time 4-5 hours.The trek starts at Tabiting at 2830m and camp at Gogona (3100m). A moderate trek that takes you through meadows and fields then ascends the Tselela pass at 3440m through mixed forest of Juniper, bamboos, Rhododendrons and Magnolias. On this trek you will meet people who speak different dialect called Bjop-kha (language spoken by nomads in Bhutan ). Because of their isolation they continue using their own dialect and a life of their own. Gogona is a small village with an outstanding monastery under the care of Gangtey Gompa.Overnight camp.

Day 2 Gogona – Khotokha
Trek Day 2 : Distance 16 km and about 5-6 hours walking time. Starting at Gogona and camp at Khotokha (2790m). A gradual climb today takes you to Shobjula pass at 3410m. On descending you will reach a wide valley with clear view of the mountains around you . Overnight camp.

Day 3 Khotokha – Tikke Zampa/Punakha
Trek Day 3. End of Trek : Distance 12 km and walking time 5 hours. A short climb takes you to the Tashila pass at 2800m. As you walk down you will notice the changes in the vegetation and finally reach the motorable road at Tikke Zampa where you will be received by our tour bus. From here it is a 30minute drive to Punakha. Overnight Hotel.