Laya/Gasa Trekking

Duration: 16 Days     
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group Size: 01 - 10 pax
  • Max Elevation: 5005m
  • Season: From April to June and mid September to mid November

Laya/Gasa trek is an extension of Jhomolhari trek and offers a bewildering variety of flora and fauna, picturesque landscape and high passes, herds of blue sheep and spectacular view of Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake. The route also takes you to traverse through different villages with unusual culture and traditions, which will immensely make you to come into close contact with the people and the country.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive Paro and transfer to hotel for the overnight halt.
  • Day 2Starts trek from Drukgyel Dzong to Shana ( about 5-6 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Shana.
  • Day 3Shana to Thangthangka (about 6-7 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Thangthangka.
  • Day 4Thangthangka to Jangothang (about 7-8 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Jangothang.
  • Day 5Jangothang to Lingshi (about 7-8 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Lingshi.
  • Day 6Lingshi to Chebisa (about 5-6 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Chebisa.
  • Day 7Chebisa to Shomuthang (about 6-7 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Shomuthang.
  • Day 8Shomuthang to Robluthang (about 6-7 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Robluthang.
  • Day 9Robluthang to Limithang (about 6-7 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Limithang.
  • Day 10Limithang to Laya (about 4-5 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Laya.
  • Day 11Laya to Koina (about 6-7 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Koina.
  • Day 12Koina to Gasa (about 6-7 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Gasa.
  • Day 13Gasa to Damji (about 5-6 hrs trek). Overnight camping at Damji.
  • Day 14Damji to Tashithang (about 5 hrs trek). Trek ends and transfer to Punakha for overnight halt in the hotel.
  • Day 15Drive to Paro (about 3-4 hrs drive). On arrival, transfer to hotel. Afternoon, visit Ta Dzong (now national Museum) and Paro Dzong.
  • Day 16Transfer to Airport for your next destination.