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18 Nights / 19 Days Classic Trek To Laya Region

Trip Facts

Program Code: ATH-BT03 | Duration: 19 days | Program Type: tour/Trekking | Minimum pax: 2+ | Mode of Travel: Land/Flight | Start Trip: Paro | End Trip: Paro | Program Grading: gradegradegrade
18 Nights / 19 Days Classic Trek To Laya Region

Trip Overview

This is one of the treks that will always rank as one of Bhutan's finest treks. The route offers fantastic mountain views at close range including Mt. Gangchey Ta (tiger mountain), mother of the female river flowing through Punakha valley. Renowned it’s diversity of Himalayan flora and Fauna. Numerous isolated Dzongs and scattered settlements including the outlandish village of Laya, a unique culture of its own provide a great deal of cultural interest. Though remote, the Laya region is known for its hospitality and your time here will be delightful. The trek will end with a dip at the Gasa Tshachu (hot spring) relaxing every bone in your body and the memories of the special trek will stay with you for a lifetime.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Paro
Day 02 A Day Hikes To Taktsang Monastery
Day 03 Drives To Drugyel Dzong And Trek To Shana Camp. 5/6 Hours.
Day 04 Treks From Shana To Soi Thangthangkha. 7/8 Hours.
Day 05 Treks From Soi To Jangothang. 4/5 Hours.
Day 06 A Rest Day At Jangothang.
Day 07 Treks From Jangothang To Lingshi. 6/7 Hours
Day 08 Trek From Lingshi To Chebisa. 4/5 Hours
Day 09 Treks From Chebisa To Shomuthang. 7/8 Hours
Day 10 Treks From Shomuthang To Robluthang. 7/8 Hours
Day 11 Trek From Robluthang To Limithang. 7/8 Hours
Day 12 Trek From Limithang To Laya. 4/5 Hours
Day 13 A Rest Day In Laya
Day 14 Trek From Laya To Koina. 5/6 Hours
Day 15 Trek From Koina To Gasa Hot Spring. 6/7 Hours
Day 16 Treks From Gasa Hot Spring To Goen Damji. 4/5 Hours
Day 17 Treks From Damji To Tashithang & Drive To Punakha
Day 18 Drive From Punakha To Paro Via Thimphu
Drive 4 hours to Paro via Thimphu. On arrival in Paro commence sightseeing. Overnight at resort. BLD.
Day 19 Transfer To Airport For Departure

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