Gangtey Valley Tour

Gangtey Valley Tour

 

Gangtey Valley Tour in Bhutan - A day trip to the Gangtey valley (Gangtey monastery) at an altitude of 2800 meters. The only Nyingmapa monastery in western Bhutan is located here. This beautiful valley is also home to the rare Black Necked Cranes migrating from the Tibetan plateau to escape the harsh winter. Currently there are 200 to 300 cranes residing in this valley and the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) is taking every measures to ensure the safety of the Cranes. Short drive to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong which served as an old capital of Bhutan. This remarkable fortress is built between two rivers and has survived many glacial floods and fire. Drive to Thimphu and Paro visiting the Simtokha Dzong. Next day hike to the view point of Taktsang monastery. The hike which is all the way uphill takes about 3 hours through villages and pine forests. The monastery which clings to a huge granite cliff 800 meters from the paro valley. It is believed that the great saint Padmasambhava came in the 7th century on a flying tigress and meditated in a cave for 3 months.

Day 01: Arrival at Paro Airport by Druke Air. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 02: Day 02: Sightseeing around Paro. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Thimphu and sightseeing. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Drive to Punakha visit Punakha Dzong & Wangdu Dzong. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 05: Day trip to Gangtey Valley back to Punakha .Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 06: Drive to Paro visit Dzong & Local Market Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 07: Day Hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger Nest) Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 08: Transfer to the International Airport for your final Departure. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 01: Arrival at Paro Airport by Druke Air. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 02: Day 02: Sightseeing around Paro. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Thimphu and sightseeing. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Drive to Punakha visit Punakha Dzong & Wangdu Dzong. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 05: Day trip to Gangtey Valley back to Punakha .Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 06: Drive to Paro visit Dzong & Local Market Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 07: Day Hike to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger Nest) Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 08: Transfer to the International Airport for your final Departure. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

MINIMUM DAILY PACKAGE

The minimum daily package covers the following services.
A minimum of 3 star accommodation (4 & 5 star may require an additional premium).
• All meals
• A licensed Bhutanese tour guide for the extent of your stay
• All internal transport (excluding internal flights)
• Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours
It also includes:
• All internal taxes and charges
• A sustainable development fee of $65. This sustainable development fee goes towards free education, free healthcare, poverty alleviation, along with the building of infrastructure.
The minimum daily package for tourists travelling in a group of 3 persons or more is as follows:
USD $200 per person per night for the months of January, February, June, July, August, and December.
USD $250 per person per night for the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November.
These rates are applicable per tourist per night halt in Bhutan.
On the day of departure, the ‘local agents’ host obligation shall be limited to providing breakfast only and any extra requirements shall be payable on usage basis.
The list of hotels and lodges approved to provide accommodations all listed on this website. If your accommodation is not listed on this website then it is not licensed cater for international tourists.
The Royal Government of Bhutan sets minimum selling prices for packages to Bhutan. These must be paid in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan.
CANCELLATIONS
Please discuss with your own service provider (tour operator) on the cancellation policy 
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DELAYED ARRIVALS
There is no charge for delays in arrival and departure because of weather conditions disrupting flights or road blocks. The tourist must however bear the cost of food, accommodation, transportation, and other services required. It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to... 
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SURCHARGES
These are as follows: Single individual - US$ 40 per night Group of 2 persons only - US$ 30 per person per night The 10% agency commission payable to agents abroad shall not be deductible from the surcharge. The surcharge will not be applicable to representatives of foreign travel agents o... 
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DISCOUNTS
There shall be no charge other than visa fee of USD 40 for children below the age of 5 years.  Children between the ages of 5-12 years shall be given 50% discount on minimum daily package rate. Full time students below the age of 25 years, holding valid identity cards from their aca... 
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WIRE TRANSFER
You must wire the tour payment calculated by your tour operator as well as USD 40 (one time visa fee) to the Bhutan National Bank through one of their certified international partners with the Bhutanese tour operator specified as the ultimate beneficiary.  Please em... 

Trip Facts

Gangtey Valley Tour in Bhutan

Location: Bhutan

Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days

Trip Grade: Moderate

Max. Altitude: 3480m

Best Season: Sep-Nov & March-May

Trip Start: Paro

Trip End: Paro

Activity: Tour, Hike and Sightseeing

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