Bhutan Gomkora Festival Tour

  • Trip duration 17 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
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Gomphu Kora is situated 23 kilometres from Trashigang Dzong, the headquarters of Bhutan’s most populous district. Which Gomphu means “Meditation Cave” and Kora means “Circumambulation”. The name is derived from a cave formed out of a rock-face next to a temple that has been built as a tribute to this sacred site.

The biggest attraction of Gomphu Kora is the circumambulation. “Go around Gomphu Kora today for tomorrow may be too late” advises a local song that entices devotees to visit Gomphu Kora. The place comes alive, once every year in early spring, when people all over eastern Bhutan descend upon the narrow valley, dressed in their finery, to partake in the festivity, to worship and to reaffirm their connection with the past. On arrival at Paro International Airport you will be received by your Bhutanese friend from High Spirit Treks and Lunch at the Hotel. Discuss the Tour Programme with the Tour Guide. After lunch, drive to the ruins.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Take a flight from Kathmandu to Paro (2280 M), (Hotel + D),
  • Day 02: Sightseeing around Paro, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Drive from Paro to Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Drive from Thimphu to Punakha, 72 KM, 3 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Drive from Punakha to Gangtey Valley, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Drive from Gangtey Valley to Bunthang via Trongsa, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Sightseeing around Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: A day excursion to Ura valley & back to Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Drive from Bumthang to Mongar, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Drive from Mongar to Trashigang, 3 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Drive from Trashigang to Trashi Yangtse via exploring around Khaling, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Drive from Trashi Yangtse to Gomkora, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 14: Drive from Trashi Yangtse to Trashigang, 4 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 15: Drive from Mongar to Bumthang, 7 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 16: Drive from Bumthang to Thimphu, 9 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 17: Drive from Thimphu to Paro & departure, (B).

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer via private vehicle (Nepal & Bhutan),
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Paro and onwards flight from Paro,
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Bhutan including all meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Expert bilingual tour guide for whole trip,
  • Private transportation while on the journey,
  • All entrance fees and permits,
  • All Govt. TAX/VAT.

Cost Excludes:

  • Insurance for Travel/Accident/Medical/Emergency evacuation,
  • International airfare from & to your hometown,
  • Tips for guide and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Take a flight from Kathmandu to Paro (2280 M), (Hotel + D),
  • Day 02 Sightseeing around Paro, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 03Drive from Paro to Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 04 Drive from Thimphu to Punakha, 72 KM, 3 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 05Drive from Punakha to Gangtey Valley, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 06Drive from Gangtey Valley to Bunthang via Trongsa, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 07Sightseeing around Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 08A day excursion to Ura valley & back to Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Drive from Bumthang to Mongar, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 10Drive from Mongar to Trashigang, 3 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 11 Drive from Trashigang to Trashi Yangtse via exploring around Khaling, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 12 Drive from Trashi Yangtse to Gomkora, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 14 Drive from Trashi Yangtse to Trashigang, 4 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 15Drive from Mongar to Bumthang, 7 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 16Drive from Bumthang to Thimphu, 9 hrs, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 17Drive from Thimphu to Paro & departure, (B).

Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
20 December, 2017 05 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now
26 December, 2017 11 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now
31 December, 2017 16 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now

Trip Note

The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.

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