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Gasa to Nikka Chhu

GASA TO NIKKA CHHU (FACE 1-PART OF SNOWMAN TREK)

Gasa is the largest of the districts in Bhutan, but it is also the most isolated and the most sparsely populated. The northern frontier of Gasa is separated from Khangmar county of Tibet by the formidable Himalayan snow range, which stretches from Mount Gyelpo Matsen(7158m) to Mount Zongaphugang (7060) and Mount Kulha Kangri (7554m). Local traders still gain access to Khangmar via the frontier passes of Yak La and Phiru La. Bhutan’s highest mountain, Gangar Punsum (7540m) is also located in this district, making the northern reaches attractive to trekking expeditions. The elevations here range from 1500-7500m! Nearly all the headwater of the Mo-Chu and Pho-chu, which converge at Pungthang Dechen Dzong, rise in the Great Himalayan range of Gasa district.

  • Total Days: 22
  • Level: Easy
  • Trip Dates: Open through out the year
  • Group Size: minimum 2 people / Maximum 16 people
    • Day 1 Arrive Paro and drive to Thimphu
    • Day 2 Thimphu to Punakha
    • Day 3 Punakha to Gasa
    • Day 4 Gasa to Koina
    • Day 5 Koina to Laya
    • Day 6 Laya to Rodophu(4215m)
    • Day 7 Rodophu to Narethang(4940m)
    • Day 8 Narethang to Tarina(3938m)
    • Day 9 Tarina to Woche (4163m)
    • Day 10 Woche to Lhedi(3900m)
    • Day 11 Lhedi to Thanza(4100m)
    • Day 12 Thanza Halt
    • Day 13 Thanza to Djundje (4540m)
    • Day 14 Djundje to Tsho Chena (4960m)
    • Day 15 Tsho Chena to Jichu Dramo(5060m)
    • Day 16 Jichu Dramo to Tsho Tsho Tahang(4450m)
    • Day 17 Tsho Tsho Tahang to Tampoe Tsho(4355m)
    • Day 18 Tampoe Taho to Maurothang(3698m)
    • Day 19 Maurothang to Nikka Chu (2627m)Wangdue
    • Day 20 Wangdue to Thimphu
    • Day 21 Thimphu to Paro, Hike to Tiger’s Nest
    • Day 22 Depart Paro

Service Includes

  • Accommodation at 3 to 4 *** hotel
  • Govt. licensed and experienced Guide service
  • 3 Meals per day in a govt. approved tourist restaurants and hotels.
  • Experienced driver and comfortable transport service

Service Excludes

  • Alcoholic beverages & Telephone calls
  • High risk medical Insurance
  • Air tickets.
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed.