5 Days Bhutan Hiking Tour
Gangtey Rubisa Trek
The 5 days Bhutan hiking tour will let you to explore the bowl shaped Phobjikha Valley (3000 m), one of the few glacier valleys in Bhutan. It is the chosen home of the rare black–necked cranes which migrate here in winter (Oct end) from the cold Tibetan highlands. When the cranes arrive they usually fly around the Gangtey Gompa three times before settling on the valley down below and repeat the same act when they leave at the end of February. The valley of Gangtey is one of the most beautiful places in Bhutan and the Gangtey Gompa monastery is the only Nyingmapa monastery on the western side of the Black mountains.
This moderate 5 days Bhutan hiking tour passes through the village of Gogona and Khotokha, through meadows and fields, then forest of juniper, magnolia and rhododendrons. One of the finest low level treks in Bhutan.
Actual Trek Duration 5 days, Total Duration 11 days.
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Facts about the Gangtey Rubisa Trek:
Trek Duration: 4 night / 5 days.
Total Duration: 10 nights / 11 days.
Accommodation: Hotels, Resorts and Tents.
Activity Type: Walking, Trekking & Tour.
Difficulty Level: Moderate Trek.
Group size: Minimum 2 pax
Best Months to do this Trek: January – May, September – December.
Sketch itinerary for 5 Days Bhutan Hiking Tour:
Day 01. Arrive Paro.
Day 02. Paro: Excursion to Taktsang.
Day 03. Thimphu Sightseeing.
Day 04. Thimphu – Punakha.
Day 05. Punakha – Gangtey Gompa.
Day 06. Start of Trek: Phobjikha – Suibikha (5-6 hrs).
Day 07. Suibikha – Gogona (4-5 hrs).
Day 08. Gogona – Khotokha (5 hrs).
Day 09. Khotokha – Rubisa (Wangdue) (5-6 hrs).
Day 10. Wangduephodrang – Thimphu.
Day 11. Departure.