This trek so called Phopjikha valley at 3,000 m is one of the few glacial Valleys in Bhutan. It is the chosen home of the rare Black Necked Cranes which Migrate here in winter from the Tibetan plateau. Gangtey is one of the most beautiful places and the Gangtey Gompa is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the black mountains. This moderate trek visits the valleys of Gogona and Khotokha, passing through meadows, fields, forests of Juniper, Magnolia and Rhododendrons. Considered as one of the finest low level treks.
Highlight of GANGTEY GOGONA TREK
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Itinerary of GANGTEY GOGONA TREK
Day 01: Druk air BAE 146-100 series, the only national carrier of Bhutan offers beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. On arrival and after visa formalities, meet the representatives and transfer to the Resort / Hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Kichu Resort.
Day 02: Paro sightseeing and drive to Thimphu. Overnight in Thimpu.
Day 03: Drive 5 hrs to Gangtey via Punakha. Overnight at camp or Lodge.
Day 04: Trek begins from Gangtey – Gogona. 15 kms. 5/6 hrs. Overnight at camp (alt. 2700m.).
Day 05: Gogona – Khotokha. 16 kms. 6/7 hrs. Climb over Shobju La Pass. Overnight at camp (alt. 2800m.).
Day 06: Khotokha – Chazam. 15 kms. 6/7 hrs. Climb over Mulaila pass. 3000 m. Trek end and drive to Wangdiphodrang. Overnight at Wangdi Resort.
Day 07: Drive to Paro via Thimphu. Overnight at Kichu Resort.
Day 08: Early breakfast and transfer to the airport fly back to Kathmandu.