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Laya Ghasa Trek

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Starts
Paro
+2 Destinations
Himalaya Mountains
Ends
Paro
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Highlights

Start and end in Paro! With the hiking & trekking tour Laya Ghasa Trek, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through Paro, Bhutan and 2 other destinations in Bhutan. Laya Ghasa Trek includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
2 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
15
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Mountain Hikes
  • Holly Jackson's review about another Ace the Himalaya tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We took a custom trip to Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. Everything went smoothly except for a bad driver in Tibet. The company was very attentive to our requests, so it was a great value for the price!

  • Jon's review about another Ace the Himalaya tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    That was a fantastic trip. 22 days trekking in really good weather - from 5th October. Our guide quickly worked out our group walking pace (SLOW on the uphill passes at that altitude!). An excellent AceTheHimalaya team of guide, Nimesh, "trainee" guide,... Read more

  • Neil Snare's review about another Ace the Himalaya tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    This trek was very challenging but empowering. Nimesh our guide was very knowledgable, professional and aware of each members' ability and condition, and paced our group and set out the itinerary accordingly. This was the third time we have used "Ace the... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 01 - Arrival at Paro Airport (2,280m)
  2. Day 02 - Sightseeing around Paro
  3. Day 03 - Drive from Paro to Shana (2,890m) - Distance: 15 kms - 5 hrs
  4. Day 04 - Trek to Thangthangka (3,575m) - Distance: 22 kms - 7 hrs
  5. Day 05 - Trek to Jangothang, also called Chomolhari Base Camp (4,044m) - Distance: 17 kms - 5 hrs
  6. Day 06 - Rest Day in Jangothang
  7. Day 07 - Trek to Lingshi (4,010m) - Distance: 21 kms - 7 hrs
  8. Day 08 - Trek to Chebisa - Distance: 16 kms - 4 hrs
  9. Day 09 - Trek to Shakya Pasang (4,000m) - Distance: 14 kms - 5 hours
  10. Day 10 - Trek to Robkuthangd (4,160m) - Distance: 16 kms - 8 hrs
  11. Day 11 - Trek to Limithang (4,160m) - Distance: 14 kms - 7 hours
  12. Day 12 - Trek to Laya (3,800m) - Distance: 9 kms - 4 hrs
  13. Day 13 - Rest day in Laya
  14. Day 14 - Trek to Koina (3,240m) - Distance: 16 kms - 6 hrs
  15. Day 15 - Trek to Gasa Hot Springs (2,220m) - Distance: 12 kms - 6 hrs
  16. Day 16 - Trek to Damji Village, and drive to Punakha - Trekking Distance 14 kms - 5 hours
  17. Day 17 - Drive from Punakha to Thimphu, then to Paro in the evening
  18. Day 18 - Transfer to the international airport for your final departure.

Travel guide

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What's included

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What immunizations will I need?

      No vaccinations are compulsory fro traveling in Nepal, but we do recommend you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.

      We also recommend:

      · A dental check-up prior to traveling
      · That you know your blood group in case of emergency

      If you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your tour leader and Ace the Himalaya at the time of your booking.

    • Can I add extra days to my trek?

      No, because we can’t change your Druk air flight once it is booked.

    • Are there any weight restrictions on Druk air flights?

      Druk Air allows only up to 20 kgs of luggage per person, after which the excess baggage charge is USD 5 per kg.

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    About the countries

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Bhutan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Bhutan. Ideally 1 month before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in Paro.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm this Ace the Himalaya booking. The remaining balance is then payable 35 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 December 2018 the full payment of $7,200 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $7200 for Laya Ghasa Trek, but the deposit of 30% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Ace the Himalaya will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 99 km.
    • Paro (Bhutan)
    • 49 km
    • Punakha (Bhutan)
    • 27 km
    • Thimphu (Bhutan)
    • 23 km
    • Paro (Bhutan)

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