Gasa Hot Spring Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrive Paro.

    Arrive Paro and transfer to hotel for the overnight halt.

  • Day 2 visit Drukgyel Dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang.

    After breakfast, visit Drukgyel Dzong (fortress) and Kyichu Lhakhang (Monastery). Catch towering view of Mount Jhomolhari from the base of Drukgyel Dzong. Afternoon, visit Ta Dzong (now National Museum) and then Paro Dzong. Then drive to Thimphu (about 1 hr 30 m drive). On arrival, transfer to hotel for overnight halt.

  • Day 3 visit National Library, Institute of Traditional Arts, Folk Heritage Museum and National Institute of Traditional Medicine.

    Morning, visit National Library, Institute of Traditional Arts, Folk Heritage Museum and National Institute of Traditional Medicine. After lunch, visit Tashichhoedzong, Textile Musuem and Handicrafts Emporium. Overnight halt in the hotel.

  • Day 4 drive to Punakha and Wangdue.

    After breakfast, drive to Punakha and Wangdue (about 2 hrs drive). Enroute, halt at Dochula pass (10,500 feet) to see the spectacular view of snow capped eastern Himalayan Mountains. After lunch, visit Punakha Dzong and Khamsum Yuela Chorten. Overnight halt in the hotel.

  • Day 5 trek from Tashithang to Damji.

    Starts trek from Tashithang (18 km drive from Punakha) to Damji ( about 5- 6 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Damji.

  • Day 6 Damji to Gasa Hot Spring.

    Damji to Gasa Hot Spring (about 4-5 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Gasa Tshachu.

  • Day 7 Day halt at Gasa Tshachu.

    Day halt at Gasa Tshachu. You can either enjoy in hot spring or take a climb to Gasa Dzong and villages (about 2 hours hike).

  • Day 8 Gasa Hot spring to Damji.

    Gasa Hot spring to Damji (about 4-5 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Damji.

  • Day 9 Damji to Tashithang.

    Damji to Tashithang ( about 5- 6 hrs trek). Trek ends and drive to Wangdue. Overnight stay in the hotel.

  • Day 10 Drive to Paro.

    Drive to Paro (about 3 hrs 20 m drive). On arrival, check into hotel for overnight halt. Evening, take leisurely walk through town.

  • Day 11 Final Departure.

    Transfer to Airport for your next destination.