Guide to Bhutan

Laya

Lady in Layap hat

Laya is subregion of Gasa district just on the border of Tibet. It's inhabited by distinctive ethnic group called Layaps whose ladies are easily recognizable due to their typical antenna hats. The main villages of the are are Laya and Lungu. So far you can only get here by trekking from Gasa but road is under construction. Laya is important stop on the all variants of Snowman and Masagang Base camp treks.

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