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Laya Gasa Trek In Bhutan

Duration
18 Days

Posted By
Dennis Tedder
Once again, another incredible trip supported by Ace Holiday Treks and Narayn Bhatta. In March, 2017, my nephew joined me in Kathmandu where I now live; 90% of my decision to live in Kathmandu is as a result of Narayan Bhatta. My nephew and I trekked to Everest Base Camp... Read More
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Laya Gasa Trek in Bhutan is an amazing Bhutan trekking which will take the trekkers into the beautiful trails of Bhutan. Laya Gasa Trek is packaged for 18 days by nepal trekking agency offering to exchange the cultural essence and to outlook the panoramic mountains that are present in the northwest section of Bhutan. Ace Holiday Treks, the nepal trekking company is a reputed name in trekking and tours where trekkers as well as visitors are satisfies with the provided services. Thus, there is no doubt that Laya Gasa Trek is acknowledged under trekking adventures.

Trekking Bhutan via Laya Gasa Trek provides a sundry range of Bhutanese scene, traditions and one of the nearly every good-looking and perfect trekking destination. Another characteristic of Laya Gas Trek is the exclusive society which comprise friendly Layap native which will make the trekkers to mesmerize and bestow a sagacity of being in a really far-off turn of the world. What’s more about Laya Gasa Trek? Those remarkable observations of Mt. Jomolhari, the trek puts forward the fabulous vision on Jichu Drake and Gangchhenta are amazing attractions of Laya Gasa Trek. Amid Jangothang and Laya, the trekking trail barely moves beneath the elevation of 4,000 meter and one has fine opening to mark Blue Sheep.

Formally the initial trekking destinations of Laya Gas Trek are Drgyel Dzong all through those striking villages, dotted farmland. Likewise, the foremost division of the trek moves all along the equivalent route as the Jomolari Base Camp till trekkers arrives in Lingshi. Every single thing describes Laya Gasa Trek as a well thought-out to be the most striking trek that are present in Bhutan which can be compressed by sturdy trek. In nutshell, trekking trip in Bhutan through Laya Gasa Trek is the one who can cross numerous nomadic campsites.


Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, flight to Paro
Day 02: Sightseeing in Paro
Day 03: Trek to Shana
Day 04: Trek to Soi Thangthanka (3,800m)
Day 05: Trek to Jangothang
Day 06: Acclimatization day
Day 07: Trek to Lingshi (4,100m) 7-8 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Chebisa (3,850m) 5-6 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Shomuthang (4,250m) 7-8 hrs
Day 10: Trek to Robluthang (4,400m) 8-9 hrs
Day 11: Trek to Lemithang (4,100m) 6-7 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Laya (3,850m) 4-5 hrs
Day 13: Trek to Chamsa (3,800m) 6-7 hrs
Day 14: Trek to Gasa Tshachu 6-7 hrs
Day 15: Trek to Damji (2,200 m) 4-5 hrs
Day 16: Trek to Tashithang (1,620 m) 4-5 hrs and drive to Punakha
Day 17: Explore Punakha Valley and drive to Paro
Day 18: Flight to Kathmandu and departure!!!!
 
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, flight to Paro
On the initial day you will arrive in Kathmandu, knowing the detail itinerary you will take a flight to Paro International Airport. In the airport you will be received by Bhutan guide, assigned by Ace Holiday Treks. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Paro
On the following day you will carry out sightseeing in Paro. Thus, the day starts with observing mask dances and folk dances. There is no doubt that Bhutan, the Land of Thunder Dragon, there is acknowledged as prosperous festivals. Thus, you will engage yourself more in experiencing religious and cultural aspects. Apart from that you will hike in Tiger’s Nest as well. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 03: Trek to Shana
The trek to Shana begins after leaving unpleasing trail for an hour which goes after the Paro Chu. Then, you will come across a small agreement called Tsento Zampa. The trek keeps on going during the river, forests where you will be delighted seeing multi-colored butterflies. Moving 20 minutes all though the forest will take you to the camp which will make visible of unlock Shana is positioned near by the river. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 04: Trek to Soi Thangthanka
Leaving Shana you will move out to Thangthangkha will help to find out lots of things. You will go after the river taking upstream from the campsite. The trail once moves to the Pachu River growing all the way through pine, oak and spruce forest. You will serve the lunch close to the wooden bridge. The camp is situated at height of 3,800 meter near a stone shelter. You will saunter for almost 7 to 8 hours. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 05: Trek to Jangothang
On the following day you will all set to Jangothang. You will climb progressively for a while by turning up to army camp. Moving over the river through the tree line with arresting sceneries of the close peaks will blot the day. The problem free stroll to Jangothang with an elevation of 4,050 meters will help you to view Chomolhari (7,320 m) and Jichu Drake (6,900m). Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 06: Acclimatization day
On the following day you will take some rest as it is necessary prior to scale up. Trekkers should be familiar with the surrounding environment. Along with rest it is also required to engage you in some walking. Thus, you will hike to Tshophu by heading towards the glacial lake or towards the Jichu Drake Glacial Lake. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 07: Trek to Lingshi 7-8 hrs
The trail goes after the watercourse for half hour crossing the bridge to the right side. Taking uphill all through the ridge you will enjoy the stunning and dramatic views of Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tshrim Khang mountains. Near to the camp you will observe the Lingshi Dzong perched on top of a hill with powerful observation of the valley. You will arrive to camp at an elevation of 4,100 meter. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 08: Trek to Chebisa (3,850m) 5-6 hrs
On the following day you will move to Chebisa from Lingshi which was supposed to be built in 17th century. It is balanced on the top of hill with a calculating observation of the green hills. The Winding River and superb peaks are extra views in the offing for the tourist. After an hour from Lingshi, the trail reaches a cairn and prayer flags. Leaving this village and making a short rise and descent, the route leads to the impressive Chebisa valley. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 09: Trek to Shomuthang (4,250m) 7-8 hrs
The day starts with the vertical ascend to Gobu La Pass which is found at an elevation of 4,500 meter taking nearly 4 hours. Completing the pass you will downfall to kae your lunch. In the afternoon the trek will proceed all along to raising and falling path, passing the stream. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 10: Trek to Robluthang (4,400m) 8-9 hrs
The trek to Robluthang sets into motion after you take ascends to Jari La Pass with an elevation of 4,600 meter. After that you will take downward movement to Tsharijathang valley which is known as the summer residence of the rare Himalayan Takin. Passing the stream you will turn up to Robluthang which is positioned at an elevation of 4,400 meter. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 11: Trek to Lemithang (4,100m) 6-7 hrs
On the following day you will turn up to Lemithang before that you will pass Shinje La Pass (4,900m), the last and the uppermost pass on the trek taking 5 hours from the camp. After that you will go after a short rise all through rhododendron trail which is mixed jointly a small pasture recognized as Limithang (4,100m), a beautiful campground in a big grazing land. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 12: Trek to Laya (3,850m) 4-5 hrs
On the following day you will hike throughout descending all along the thin and quick river Valley to Laya (3,850m), taking 3 to 4 hours. Amble is very agreeable with the existence of superb outlook. You will pass the moist forest, packed with moss and singing birds. Finally you will turn up to Laya village, the second highest settlement in the state. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 13: Trek to Chamsa (3,800m) 6-7 hrs
On the next day you will take downward movement towards army camp and unite with the Mo Chu, which is supposed to be the mother of Punakha River. Then, you will go after the river till you pass the bridge. Crossing the bridge for numerous times you will arrive at the camp site of Chamsa taking 6 to 7 hours of stroll. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 14: Trek to Gasa Tshachu 6-7 hrs
To access Gasa Tsachu (2,200m) you have to stroll for 6 to 7 hours of extended trek. You have to go behind the route from Bari La (3,900m). The route seems downhill and sharply through the forest of bamboo to a stream. Later on it is down all the way to Gasa Tsachu. In the afternoon, you will stay Gasa village. From there you will move downward to Gasa Tsachu (2,200m) which is well-liked for hot spring. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 15: Trek to Damji 4-5 hrs
On the following day you will depart from Gasa Tshachu and continue the trail taking downward move and ascending all through the great deal of forested areas and encountering wild orchids As you will find lots of leeches you should pay extra attention and don’t forget to carry salt. The camp will be set close to the village of Damji which is resting at an elevation of 2,200 meter. Stay overnight in tented camp.

Day 16: Trek to Tashithang 4-5 hrs and drive to Punakha
As you are near to the end of Laya Gasa Trek you will go after the Mochu down all through the heavenly forested area till you arrive to Tashithang. It is positioned at an elevation of 1,620 meter. As the coach will be waiting for you, you will take a drive to Punakha. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 17: Explore Punakha Valley and drive to Paro
Waking up early in the morning you will visit the Punakha Dzong after you accomplish short hike to Chimi Lhakhang crossing all through the village houses. Chimi Lhakhang is an extra ordinary monastery known for hygienic women and it is the place for worshiping fertility. In the afternoon you will again take a drive to Paro. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 18: Flight to Kathmandu and departure!!!!
On the following day you will drive to Paro International Airport from there you will catch a flight to Tribhuvan International Airport, and meeting the representative staff you will either stay in Kathmandu or move towards your hometown.
 

Trip Facts

Duration: 18 Days
Accomodation: Guesthouse/Hotel
Type: Modarate
Activities : Cultural sightseeing and day hikes
No. of Pax : Min 3
Starts From : Paro(Bhutan)
Ends at : Paro(Bhutan)
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