20 Days Bhutan Laya Gasa Lingshi Trek

20 Days Bhutan Laya Gasa Lingshi Trek

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Tour Details

  • Availability
    Available
  • Duration
    20 Days
  • Maximum Altitude
    4090 Meters
  • Trek Difficulty
    Easy
  • Starts From
    Kathamdu
  • Ends At
    Kathmandu
  • Trip Route
    Kathmandu-Paro-Shana-Soi Thangthangkha-Jangothang-Lingshi-Chebisa-Somuthang-Robluthang-Limithang-Laya-chamsa-Gasa-Thimpu-Paro-Kathmandu

Trip Highlights

  • Trek through unspoiled and one of the least traveled trekking routes.
  • Enjoy the spectacular landscape, picturesque pastureland and crystal clear lakes with stunning views of snow-covered peaks.
  •  Interact with the nomads; the unique culture and appearance of the Layaps (people of Laya district) and end the trek with a refreshing dip at Gasa hot springs.
  •  Mesmerizing views of Mount Jomolhari, Jichu Drake, Gangchhenta (Great Tiger Mountain), Masangang, Gangkhar punsum, and other peaks, along with the opportunities to spot blue sheep and even takins.

Trip Includes

  • Necessary Local Transport by Private vehicle in Nepal & Private Jeep/land Cruiser in Tibet
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Bhutan at standard hotels while on treks lodge/tented accommodation with all meals
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Bhutan with Tour Guide.
  • Entrance fee of all sightseeing spots in Kathmandu & Bhutan
  • Bhutan Travel Permit, Trekking permit
  • Tour & Trek Guide for Bhutan
  • All the Entrance fee on Bhutan
  • Bhutan Visa fee, All Necessary Equipment & Staff
  • Kathmandu- Paro - Kathmandu flight ticket
  • All additional government tax & Permit.

Trip Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International / any airfare.
  • Travelers insurance
  • Re-Entry Visa fee in Nepal
  • Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, Political Disturbances, etc.

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Trip Overview

Bhutan Laya Gasa Lingsi trek is considered one of the most scenic treks in Bhutan,  an isolated region in the far northwest of the Gasa district. The trek runs along the Tibetan border and offers amazing views of some of the most pristine and untouched landscapes in Bhutan. Along the trail, you’ll be able to spot indigenous animals such as blue sheep and Takins, the national animal of Bhutan. You’ll travel through remote mountain villages inhabited by Layaps (people of Laya), a distinct segment of the Bhutanese society with unique culture, traditions, and appearance. The trek also offers a day of relaxation at the famous Gasa hot springs that is sure to rejuvenate you. Bhutan Laya Gasa trek offers a diverse variety of Bhutanese landscapes and culture and is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful and unspoiled trekking areas in the entire Himalayas. Your Bhutan Laya Gasa Lingshi Trek starts with sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and following day flight to Paro airport of Bhutan. Druk Airlines is the only airways to get into Bhutan and have great opportunities to see the various highest peaks of the Himalayan range including Mt. Everest. Bhutan Laya Gasa Lingsi trek activities in the Dragon Kingdom starts from Paro from where you will be trailing to Shana, Thangthangkha, Jangothang, Halt, lingsi, Laya and Gasa. Your Bhutan Laya Gasa Lingsi trek ends at Gasa, hot spring, which you will enjoy. Along the way, you will encounter spectacular views of Mount Jomolhari, Jyichu Drake, and Gangchhenta. You can also see herds of Bhutan’s National Animal ‘Takin’. Best duration to travel in this trek will be from March to May and October to December.  

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    • Hotel
    • You will be warmly greeted by Well Nepal at your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. Our representative will be waiting just in front of the arrival door at TIA and then you will be picked and escorted to the hotel. Enjoy Overnight at hotel. Enjoy Dinner service.

      Destination
      • Kathmandu
      Meals
      • Dinner
      Transportation
      • Private Transport
      Major Attraction
      Altitude
      • 4461
    • Hotel
    • This is your Kathmandu sightseeing day and preparation day too. You will visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple (Lord Shiva’s) Temple, Swayambunath temple, Bhaktapur Durbar square and other beautiful places of Kathmandu. If you need anything before heading out then you have to shop on this day. Here a short briefing about the trip is given and pre-tour discussion is done with a tour leader and members. Feel free to ask any questions regarding your tour. (BLD Service)

      Destination
      • Kathmandu
      Meals
      • Breakfast
      Transportation
      • Private
      Major Attraction
      Altitude
      • 4461
    • 1 Hour
    • Hotel
    • You will have a scenic flight over the Himalayas of Nepal in the morning and after one hour of flight, you arrive at Paro Airport. Along the way, you will get a glimpse of Mt. Everest including others. You will be picked up in the airport by our representative and escorts you to a hotel. You will get freshen up and head out to explore Paro which is a beautiful valley with rich culture and architects, myths, legends, and natural beauty. After your lunch, you will visit Taktsang Lhakhang which is famously known as “The Tigers Nest”. To get here we hike uphill 900 M above the valley as it sits on a cliff. It is the most sacred place of Bhutanese and visited by each of them once in a lifetime. Then we visit Kyichu Lhakhang (7th-century sacred shrine built by Tibetan King Songsten Gompo), and RinpungDzong also called “The Heap of Jewels”.

      Destination
      • Paro
      Meals
      • Breakfast
      Transportation
      • Flight
      Altitude
      • 7332
    • 5-6 Hours
    • Today is our real trek starts. After breakfast, we will drive up to Drukgyel Dzong (built by Shabdrung in 1647 for protection against invasion of Tibetan and from here Mt. Chomolhari is seen) and explore it. From there we start our trekking activities and we follow the upstream of Paro River and visit several villages and after 6 hours of walk. Today we cover about 17 Km of distance and finally settle at Shana. Overnight at camp.

      Destination
      • Shana
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 9416
      Distance
      • 17 Km
    • 4-5
    • After breakfast, we begin our second trekking day and we will again follow the same river. We enter Jigme Dorge National Park and follow our trails. We ascend and climb down the forests of Pine and oak than to Spruce forest and again through beautiful rhododendron forest, we finally arrive at Shana. We will have traveled about 22 Km and it takes about 7 hours to reach here. We camp along the meadows for tonight.

      Destination
      • Thangthangkha
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 11811
      Distance
      • 15 Km
    • 5-6 Hours
    • Lodge
    • We will have breakfast and head for our next day adventure. We climb up Pa Chu Pass and visit small army camp there. We follow the high ridges with stunning vistas of surrounding peaks. After lunch, we explore yak herder’s camp and a short walk in the valley takes us to its base camp from where we will observe mesmerizing vistas of Mt. Jomolhari, Mt. Chomolhari and Jyichu Drakey. We Camp here and take good rest here after good travel of 19 Km distance (5 hours). The camp is beneath a ruined fortress at the base of Mount Jomolhari.

      Destination
      • Jangothang
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 13418

      Today is your acclimatization day where you will have plenty of rest for your body but the short hike from here can take you to Chomolhari base camp and Jyichu Drakey Glacier Lake or Tsophu (sacred lakes).

      Destination
      • Jangothang
      Altitude
      • 13418
    • 5-6 Hour
    • Today we trek about 19 km and can take nearly 6 hours to reach our destination at Lingshi. We trail along the stream and cross its bridge then head right. We trek along the high ridge and get a chance to see stunning vistas of Chomolhari, Jyichu Drakey and Tsrim gang followed by a walk to the open yak pastures on our way up and down the pass, we settle at Lingshi Camp. Enjoy the panoramic views of peaks and Lingshi Drakey

      Destination
      • Lingshi
      Altitude
      • 13156
      Distance
      • 19 km
    • 3-4 Hours
    • Today is our short walk day as we have to travel only 10 Km to reach our destination. We trail up to the top of the ridge and visit Lingshi Dzong from where a great vista of Valley is seen. We pass along the Lingshi school and small village of Gingyul and two hours of walk from there we camp a small village of Chebisa.

      Destination
      • Chebisa
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 12729
      Distance
      • 12 Km
    • 5-6 Hours
    • We take good breakfast and trail along through the pasture land and then pass Gobu La Pass (42350 M) where we get to see people grazing and herding yaks then climb down to the valley and camp near the village of Somuthang. We have traveled 17 Km and we might have walked for 5 hours

      Destination
      • Somuthang
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 13123
      Distance
      • 17 Km
    • 6-7 Hours
    • Lodge
    • Today our journey is little strenuous and lengthy as we have to walk for 7 hours and cover 18 KM. So we start with early breakfast and head for Robluthang. We climb the Jari La Pass (4700 M) then march down to Tasharijathang Valley and later cross the stream and ascend to Robluthang Base camp. Overnight at camp at Tsheri Jathang.

      Destination
      • Robluthang
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 14435
      Distance
      • 15 Km
    • 6-7 Hours
    • Lodge
    • Today we will be climbing Shige La pass (5000 M) from where we can see stunning vistas of mountains including Tiger Mountain. We may see Blue sheep in the slopes as we head up. We follow the rocky trails down into another glacial valley and we get to see Mt. Gangchey Ta. We camp in a meadow for Tonight. We have covered 19 Km of distance in 7/8 hours.

      Destination
      • Limithang
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 14435
      Distance
      • 19 Km
    • 3-4 Hours
    • Lodge
    • After breakfast, we trail down through the damp forest filled with mosses and varieties of birds. After a walk of only 5 hours covering 10 Km of distance, we arrive at Laya village. This day will be a scenic day as you will see different beautiful nature views along the way. Camp in open area of the village.

      Destination
      • Laya
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 12467
      Distance
      • 10 Km
    • 8-9 Hours
    • Lodge
    • Today is another long day of the trek as we may have to travel 19 Km distance and can take 8-9 hours. We descend to army base camp and follow the Mo chhu River, cross its bride, several ascends and descends through rhododendron and juniper forest until you reach Chamsa

      Destination
      • chamsa
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 11482
      Distance
      • 21 Km
    • 6-7 Hours
    • Lodge
    • Today we will be at our destination Gasa. We will do hygienic and plenty of breakfast and walk for one hour over flat land till the Bari La (3,900m). Pass holds a small rock cairn and a few prayer flags then we follow trails down again steeply through a bamboo forest and to a stream. The little downhill trail leads to Gasa. We visit Gasa village in the afternoon and Gasa Dzong which was built in the 17th century. Then descend to Gasa Tsachu and enjoy its hot spring. We Camp here at Gasa for tonight.

      Destination
      • Gasa
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 8858
      Distance
      • 14 Km
    • 4-5 Hours
    • Lodge
    • Today morning we again enjoy Gasa’s medicinal Hot spring and have breakfast. Today will be the last day of our trek. We trail downward till we reach Mo Chu Valley. We visit this beautiful Mo Chu village and climb a ridge and we enter farm fields and cultivated areas and we also find villages. We then enter into Damji villages and get to know its living way then trail two hours downward we find road head from where you will be picked and transferred to Thimpu and overnight at a hotel. BLD service.

      Destination
      • Thimpu
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Transportation
      • Private
      Altitude
      • 7611
      Distance
      • 48 Km
    • 3-4 Hours
    • Hotel
    • Thimpu is the capital of Bhutan, which is also the largest region of Bhutan. You will be escorted to your hotel and after lunch, you will explore Thimpu on this day. You can visit national memorial Stupa of Bhutan’s 3 King, shopping, or Tashichho Dzong which is a government building which is the office of King and Throne room. Visit TakinSanctuary where you can observe Bhutan National animal called Takin which has the head of Goat but the body of Bull. Visit Simtokha Dzong (which is the place of profound tantric teaching) and Changangkha Lhakhang (12th-century temple monastic school and temple). Explore its surroundings, Weekend Market, shops, Philatelic office and after lunch, you will visit Zilukha Nunnery, Bhutan’s folk Museum, textile weaving center, zorig Choesuem, and get impressed with handicrafts. Then drive to Paro, Overnight at Hotel at Paro with BLD Service.

      Destination
      • Paro
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Altitude
      • 7332
      Distance
      • 51 Km
    • 1 Hour
    • Hotel
    • You will have breakfast and be driven to Paro airport as this is your last day at Bhutan. If you have got time before flight enjoy shopping at Bhutan otherwise gather your luggage’s, collect equipment and memorial events and say goodbye to Bhutan and leave for Kathmandu

      Destination
      • Kathmandu
      Transportation
      • Flight
      Altitude
      • 4461
    • Hotel
    • Today is your leisure day at Kathmandu you are free to enjoy any of the services and facilities at Kathmandu like sports games, shopping’s, movies, restaurants, and Bars and get your beloved and close one a memory of Nepal. You will be organized a great Nepali Dinner program with your crew member and team. Enjoy

      Destination
      • Kathmandu
      Meals
      • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
      Major Attraction
      Altitude
      • 4461

      Today is the last day of your trek. Departure From Kathmandu to your home country. If you have plenty of time to stay in Nepal so you can make a call for us to plan for your trip.

      Destination
      • Kathmandu
      Meals
      • Breakfast
      Transportation
      • Private
      Major Attraction
      Altitude
      • 4461

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