Gasa is the district in the northwest of Bhutan. Its main village is located near Gasa Dzong. From Punakha, drive 2-3 hours to Goen Damji Village, which is connected by the new road. The altitude of the district ranges from 1500m to 45oom but Gasa town or rather village is located at 2770m. The people of Gasa are depending their survival on the high altitude agriculture work, including the livestock life yaks. Their main income is from Cordycep. Gasa district is the headquarters for Laya Village Gewog, Lunana Gewog and Khame Gewog.