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Trip Fact

Trip Duration 19 Days
Destination Bhutan
Trip Grade Moderate
Activity Camping Trek
Max. Altitude 4950m.
Accomodation Hotel + Tea-house Lodges
Transportation Aeroplane / Tourist Bus
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Starts in Paro (Bhutan)
Ends in Paro
Group size Maximum 12
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This Classic Laya Trek offers you a luxury of experiencing the most amazing trekking adventure along the off the beaten path with plenty of acclimatization. Reckoned synonymous to warmth hospitality and a dotted trekking destination, Laya is a perfect hub to capture a complete picture of Bhutan; you can taste Bhutan's famous butter tea, yak milk and local brewed wine, watch cultural program and remain mute witness to the authentic Bhutanese culture, custom and people life style.

En-route to Laya the trekking trail weaves past Shana camp, Soi Thangthangkha, Jangothang, Lingshi, Chebisa, Shomuthang, Robluthang and Limithang. You can not help yourself soak in the tranquility and exotic of nature. Further ahead, you trek along Koina, Gasa Hot spring, Goen Damji and Tashithang on a network of well-maintained and rock-strewn trails. Each of these destinations has its own distinct character: unique geographical features, surreal mountain vegetation, quaint hamlets, Dzongs, open pastures, indigenous people, art and history are juxtaposed amid the seclusion and simplicity of Bhutan. Hot spring bath at Gasa Tshachu is an additional treat that makes your trek more memorable once in lifetime.

Trip Highlights

  • An unparallel exploration of the secluded sections of Laya and meet most friendly Laya people and learn about their native way of life
  • Memorable hot spring bath at Gasa Tshachu
  • A hike to Takstang Monastery
  • Sumptuous landscapes and beautiful views of Chomolhari (7320m.) and Jichu Drake (6900m.)
  • Stunning arrays of abundant wildlife, quaint villages and open pastures
  • Outstanding panorama of Mt. Gangchey Ta (6800m.) from Shinje La (4950m.)

Detail Itinerary

Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Price Season Status Booking
01 October, 2020 19 October, 2020
Spring Available Book Now

Bhutan Tour and Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation: Transfers and sightseeing by a deluxe vehicle. (Airport/Hotel/Airport, tours, trekking pick up and drop).
  • Hotel accommodation at all places and 3 meals; breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
  • 1 Professional English speaking local tour guide and all temples, monuments entry fees.
  • Bhutan visa, tourism development fees, government royalty fees.
  • Fully catered camping trek supported by English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, helpers and porters (or vehicles for load) as per itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Daily wages for support crews and their health insurance.
  • Basic first aid Medical Kit Box for support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

Bhutan Tour and Trek Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Personal tours and trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses. (Extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as sickness, accidents, road blockage, and other occurrences beyond our control.)
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.  (Bar Bill, laundry and telephones calls.)
  • Airfare: to & from your country and internal domestic flights.
  • Personal travel insurance. (Liability for insurance against sickness, accidents, loss of baggage, loss of life and medical expenses if any kind etc.)
  • Tips for support crews.

Note: If Traveling Bhutan via Nepal

  • All land transportation: Transfers and sightseeing by a deluxe vehicle. (Airport/Hotel/Airport, tours, trekking pick up and drop).
  • Sightseeing activities in Kathmandu with professional English speaking tour guide and temple entry fees.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu – Nepal.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees and international airport departure taxes. (It is suggested you apply for a multiple entry visa for Nepal initially saving you the Nepal re-entry fee).
  • Personal nature’s expenses and transportation except given programs.

Spring Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Day Hike to Taktsang Monastery.
Day 03: Drive to Drugyel Dzong and trek to Shana Camp.
Day 04: Shana – Soi Thangthangkha.
Day 05: Soi – Jangothang.
Day 06: Rest day at Jangothang.
Day 07: Jangothang – Lingshi.
Day 08: Lingshi – Chebisa.
Day 09: Chebisa – Shomuthang.
Day 10: Shomuthang – Robluthang.
Day 11: Robluthang – Limithang.
Day 12: Limithang – Laya.
Day 13: Rest day in Laya halt.
Day 14: Laya – Koina.
Day 15: Koina – Gasa Hot spring.
Day 16: Hot Spring – Goen Damji.
Day 17: Damji – Tashithang and drive to Punakha.
Day 18: Drive from Punakha to Paro via Thimphu.
Day 19: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Autumn Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Paro airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Day Hike to Taktsang Monastery.
Day 03: Drive to Drugyel Dzong and trek to Shana Camp.
Day 04: Shana – Soi Thangthangkha.
Day 05: Soi – Jangothang.
Day 06: Rest day at Jangothang.
Day 07: Jangothang – Lingshi.
Day 08: Lingshi – Chebisa.
Day 09: Chebisa – Shomuthang.
Day 10: Shomuthang – Robluthang.
Day 11: Robluthang – Limithang.
Day 12: Limithang – Laya.
Day 13: Rest day in Laya halt.
Day 14: Laya – Koina.
Day 15: Koina – Gasa Hot spring.
Day 16: Hot Spring – Goen Damji.
Day 17: Damji – Tashithang and drive to Punakha.
Day 18: Drive from Punakha to Paro via Thimphu.
Day 19: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Mountain Info

    Trip length: 19 Days
    Grade: Moderate
    Starts in: Paro (Bhutan)
    Ends in: Paro
    Group size: Maximum 12
    Transportation: Private Vehicle or Car
    Accommodation: Hotel & tented Camp
    Maximum altitude: 4950m.

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