Offering the wide range of the floras and faunas, Bhutan Laya- Gasa Trek is one of the extensions of the hike to the Jumolhari Trek. Blue Sheep, Blue Poppy which is the national flower of the Bhutan as well as the Takins can be spotted in this trek. This trek is truly amazing with the nomadic life style 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 that is 4115 meters.
The entire sightseeing place is covered with the Bhutan Laya Gasa Trek along the border with Tibet to the northern Bhutan. Offering the distinct landscapes to the lush green forests the Gasa Trek, heads towards the northwest side from the beautiful Paro. One can learn and get to know about the people and the culture from this trip with the nomadic and about the rural Bhutan. One will unquestionably be stunned with the Himalayan peaks like the Jitchu Drake and the Jhomolhari.
After arriving to the Paro, we begin our hike to the 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, Pine etc to the Soi Thangthangkha as we follow the River of the Panchu. 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 at the Gokula Pass which is at the altitude of the 4320m before ascending to the rhododendron forests. We then ascend to the camp near the riverbed. After many spots of the trails we ultimately reach at the Gasa valley after passing the forest covered will moss then we see the ancient yet the beautiful Dzong City. After lunch we shall explore around the Punakha Dzong which is situated between the Male and the Female River also called as the Pho Chu and the Mo Chu respectively. Back in the 1637 it was built by the Shabdrung Ngwanag Namgyal. After a 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 initate 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 initiates with the visit to the National Postal Museum which is one of the ancient museum and is definitely the worth to try to get your own picture on the Bhutanese stamp and some sightseeing at the Thimphu. After an early breakfast, we head to the airport and then bid the farewell to the beautiful kingdom Bhutan.
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