Laya Gasa Trek with cultural tour is a power package that lets you dive into the mountainous terrain of Bhutan. You can cater your lush for mountains, hills, high altitude landscapes and serenity through this trek. This trekking adventure will give you an opportunity to cross the high altitude passes, jump across the fast flowing rivers and walk freely through the lush forests and farmlands.
Firstly, Laya Gasa Trek is a twenty day’s journey that starts with an amazing flight from Kathmandu to Paro. To be honest flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. During the flight three of the world’s highest mountains Everest, Makalu and Kangchenjunga are visible from the plane. Upon your arrival at Paro, this trek starts with a drive up to Drukyel Dzong from where your actual trekking journey starts. As you walk forward following through the trail, you pass the lush forests of oak, fir, rhododendron and wild ferns. And cross through the undulating paths that takes you up and down. Likewise, the waterfalls on the way that emerges out of the hills are mind-blowing. The mountain village that we pass along the trail are sparsely populated. And it is a wonderful opportunity to interact with the hostile Bhutanese people.
In Gasa, you will find many glacier lakes and hot water springs formed from the mountain water. The hot water bath in the springs of Gasa can be relaxing and is believed to be a cure for any kind of weakness and pain in the body. Besides, the lifestyle of people living in Bhutan is fascinating. The dressing sensation of women in Laya – women is simply amazing. The women usually have long hair in the black skirt made up of yak and sheep’s wool. Also they have a uniquely pointed bamboo hat is unique and appealing.
Apart from natural fantasy, Laya Gasa Trek is an opportunity for cultural exploration. The architecturally rich monasteries and dzongs placed in cultured locations are wonderful to look at. Similarly, Bhutan owing to its variation in landscapes is a home to unique floras and faunas. If lucky, you will be able to encounter blue sheep, Takins, musk deer or marmots on your way through the trail.
Laya Gasa Trek with cultural tour is a moderate grade trek that requires a bit of endurance capacity among st the trekkers to cope with long walks in high altitude region. So, if you like to immerse in the beauty of Bhutan then join Himal Eco Treks for an adventurous and joyous journey. Taste the pristine nature of Bhutan with a unique blend of Bhutanese culture.
Day 01: Arrive Paro
Day 02: Acclimatization in Paro
Day 03: Paro to Shana
Day 04: Shana to Soi Thangthangkha
Day 05: Soi Thangthangkha to Jhangothang
Day 06: Jhangothang to Lingshi
Day 07: Lingshi to Chebisa
Day 08: Chebisa to Shomuthang
Day 09: Shomuthang to Robluthang
Day 10: Robluthang to Lemithang
Day 11: Lemithang to Laya
Day 12: Laya
Day 13: Laya to Koena
Day 14: Koena to Gasa
Day 15: Gasa to Gasa Tsachu
Day 16: Gasa Tsachu to Geon Damji
Day 17: Geon Damji to Tashitang
Day 18: Tashitang to Khuruthang
Day 19: Thimpu to Paro
Day 20: Depart from Paro
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Meals which are not specified in the itinerary
- International flights (flight from your place to Nepal)
- Accommodation at a three star hotel in Kathmandu
- Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee
- Snacks, soft drinks and water during the trek.
- Hot showers during the trek.
- Your personal expenses for shopping, internet, telephone expenses, laundry and other recreational expenditure.
- Personal trekking equipment if any.
- Tips to tour guide, porter or driver is not our responsibility. (Tip is subject to your judgment. Offering tip is not a compulsion)
- Travel insurance