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Laya Gasa Trek

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Duration16 Days

This route takes one upstream along the Paro Chu and the ancient caravan route to Tibet, Through the Seo Valley deep into the shadows of Mt. Chomolari 7314m, Mt. Jitchu Drake 7000m and over Nele La Pass 4250m into Lingshi Valley. The inhabitants of these tow valleys are nomads subsisting almost entirely on the produce and products of sheep and yaks. The many lakes in Seo Valley are every angler’s wildest dream come true. At Lingshi is picturesque remnant of a once migltly border fortress is now the residences of the valley administrator. From his hill a day's trek is all it takdes to cross over the plateau of Tibet.

Heading East over the 3 high passes of Gobuala 4650m, jarila 4600m and Shinjela 4900m lays the valley of Laya. Herds of the rare Tarkin can be seen enroute to Tashi Jathang valley. Laya lies in the Masakhang mountain region which is the source of the Mo Chu flowing through Punakha. The inhabitants of Laya s an ethnic group are quite different form the rest of the Bhutanese people. Like the people so Seo and Lingshi they too are nomads. Along the way to Punakha, the old capital lays historic Gasa fort and the famous popular hot sping in Gasa.

Itinerary :

Day 01: Arrival Paro and trek to Shana, camp

Day 02: Trek to Soi Thangthangkha

Day 03: Trek to Jangothang, camp

Day 04: Trek to Lingshi, camp

Day 05: Trek to Chebisa, camp

Day 06: Trek to Shomuthang, camp

Day 07: Trek to Robluthang, camp

Day 08: Trek to Lemithang, camp

Day 09: Trek to Laya, camp

Day 10: Laya - Excursion, camp

Day 11: Trek to Koena, camp

Day 12: Trek to Gasa, camp

Day 13: Trek to Gasa Tsachu, camp

Day 14: Trek to Geon Damji, camp

Day 15: Trek to Tashithang and drive to Thimpu, hotel

Day 16: Transfer to airport for final departure


Note: The total cost and further information will be provided on request.The package can be customized as per your requirements. The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, trail slides, and avalanches.

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Ajaya Bajracharya

this is wonderful, experience trip

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