Offering a wide range of floras and faunas, the Bhutan Laya- Gasa trek is one of the extensions of the hike to the Jumolhari trek. Blue Sheep along with the Blue Poppy which is the national flower of Bhutan as well as the Takins can be spotted in this Bhutan Laya-Gasa Trekking. The Bhutan Laya-Gasa trek package brings you the truly amazing encounter of the nomadic lifestyle of the Upper Himalayas locals. One can relish the stress or anxiety at the natural hot spring in the Gasa. Gasa trek is sincerely mesmerizing with the highest point of the trek at 4115 meters of incredible elevation.
A marvelous venture into a unique world filled with gracious presence of monasteries, forts, festivals, fairs, mountains and other brilliant existence to grace your arrival and stay in the hidden Kingdom.
- Discover the outland of the Gasa and Laya.
- Relish the beautiful sights of the sacred Jichu Drake, Jumolhari.
- Follow the path along the theatrical forests and the farmland.
- Explore around the Thimphu and the Paro.
- Stroll around the Punakha Dzong.
What is so special about Bhutan Laya-Gasa Trekking
The 18 days Bhutan Laya Gasa trek covers the entire sightseeing place along the border with Tibet to northern Bhutan. Offering the distinct landscapes to the lush green forests the Gasa hiking heads towards the northwest side of the beautiful Paro. One can learn and get to know about the people and their unique culture from this Laya-Gasa trip as a part of their nomadic venture in rural Bhutan. One will unquestionably be stunned by the Himalayan peaks like the Jitchu Drake6,662m and Jhomolhari7,326m. After arriving at the Paro, we begin our hike to Shana where the path follows trails to the river of Paro as we walk along we get to see the beauty of the cultivated valleys and the lush forest hills by experiencing the beauty of the place as well as the herds of the Yaks. We climb uphill and then again descend through the path of the forests of the Oak and Pine to the SoiThangthangkha as we follow the River of the Panchu with the help of the Gasa trek route map. We discover the holy Jangothang as we arrive at the base camp of the Jomolhari. As we pass the Nyelela Pass we then finally descend to the Lingshi.
Laya-Ghasa hike further proceeds to the Chebisa which is a theatrical valley with the beautiful Shangri La village. We begin with the high pastures then we reach the Gokula Pass which is at the altitude of 4320m before ascending to the rhododendron forests. We then ascend to the camp near the riverbed. After many spots on the trails, we ultimately reach the Gasa valley after passing the forest covered will moss then we see the ancient yet beautiful Dzong City. After lunch, we shall explore the Punakha Dzong which is situated between the Male and the Female River also called the Pho Chu and the Mo Chu respectively. Back in 1637, it was built by the Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. After lunch, we head towards the Lungchutse trek which is a brief trek and is one of the theatrical hikes in the regions of the Thimpu. We initiate the hike from the Dochula and then complete the trek at the Hongtsho village where we will also visit the Trashigang and the Lungchutse trek. The day begins evolving with the starting visit to National Postal Museum known to be an ancient museum followed by great sightseeing in Thimphu. Then slowly and gradually we come to the end of the Bhutan trip and bid farewell to the beautiful Kingdom. For more info or to get serviced with a tailored Bhutan Laya-Gasa trek itinerary, contact us at Nepal nomad.