Gangtey Monastery | Gangteng Monastery

Gantey Gompa or Gangtey Monastery home to the Gantey Monastery, dates back to the 17th century and is perched atop a small hill that rises from the valley floor. The monastery is surrounded by a large village inhabited mainly by the families of the 140 gomchens who take care of the monastery.

This Gantey Gompa also knowas as Gangtey Monastery or even Gantey Monastery is one of the Best Place to Visit in your Bhutan Tour.

Gangtey Gompa is the one and only Nyingmapa Monastery on the western Himalayas of Bhutan. Which is also the  the biggest Nyingmapa monastery in Bhutan that you can visit in your Bhtuan Tour. A few kilometers beyond the monastery lies the village of Phobjika. The valley of Gantey is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. In addition to this Gangtey Monastery is also home to the rare black necked crane which migrates from the central Asiatic plateau to escape its harsh winters.