Trekking Tour Package

Druk Path Trek 11 Days / 10 Nights

 Paro, Thimphu, Bhutan
 30th Sep - 31st Dec
$250 / Person

Overview

The Druk path trek is one of the most popular trekking tours with locals and tourist. This trek is on easy level which means that most age group tourist can choose this trek. The trekking route follows the ancient mule tracks between Paro and Thimphu. This trek will showcase the diverse flora and fauna, places and most importantly beautiful scenic mountains.

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Tour Overview

Tour Availability

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Tour Duration

11 Days / 10 Nights

Pickup Location

Paro, Phuentsholing and Samdrupjonkhar

Tour Language

English

TOUR GUIDE

Professional English Speaking Guide

Included

  • VISA TO BHUTAN
  • TWIN SHARING ROOMS AT 3 STAR HOTELS
  • ALL MEALS (BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER) AT HOTELS/RESTAURANT
  • LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING TOUR GUIDE SERVICE FROM START TO TOUR ENDS
  • PRIVATE DRIVER
  • ALL TRANSFERS AND EXCURSIONS BY PRIVATE VEHICLES
  • ROUTE PERMIT
  • ALL INTERNAL TAXES AND FEES
  • MINERAL DRINKING WATER
  • BHUTAN GOVERNMENT ROYALTY

Excluded

  • FLIGHT TICKETS
  • TIPS TO GUIDE AND DRIVER
  • OTHER PERSONAL EXPENSES LIKE OVERSEAS CALLS, LAUNDRY ETC

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
  • Arrival Paro by Druk Air

    Your Druk Path Trekking starts with a Flight to Paro. If you are flying in from Kathmandu or Delhi, the flight over the Himalayas is one of the most spectacular experiences one will ever experience. You will fly past Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga and the entire Himalayan range visible on the left side. On landing at Paro you will be met by our representative. After Customs and Immigrations formalities, you will be escorted to the hotel.

    Over night at hotel

Day 2
  • Paro Sightseeing

    On the second day of Druk Path Trekking, after breakfast we drive through the valley straight north to see the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, a victory fortress of the 17th century against the Tibetan army intruder. On the way back stop at the Takshang (tiger’s nest) view point, visit a farm house. After lunch visit Ta-Dzong (National Museum) which is considered to be the one of the best natural and historical museum and walk down hill for a view of Paro Dzong with its traditional cantilever bridge over the Pa-chu (Paro River).

    Evening at leisure in the local market and town.

    Overnight hotel

Day 3
  • Paro – Jele Dzong

    Start of Druk Path Trekking Day 1 : Distance 10 Kms and walking time 4-5 hours. Starting at Dopshare (2300m) and camp at Jele Dzong(3450m). The trek trail is rather gradual climb till the camp and if the weather is clear the Paro valley can be seen with the Mt. Jumolhari(7314m) and snowcapped mountains behind the valley.

Day 4
  • Jele Dzong – Jangchulakha

    Druk Path Trekking Day 2: Distance 10 Kms and walking time 3-4 hrs.Starting at Jele Dzong(3450mtrs) and camp at Jangulakha (3780mtrs). The trail takes you through thick alpine forest and rhododendrons trees and most of the walking is up and down on a ridge.Mt. Jumolhari is also visable today.You may see Yak herders around your camp site.

Day 5
  • Jangchulakha – Jimilangtso

    Druk Path Trekking 3 : Distance 11 Kms and walking time 4-5 hrs.Starting at Jangchulakha (3780mtrs) and camp at Jimilangtsho(3880mtrs). The trail follows the ridge and on clear day the views of the mountains and valley are beautiful, in particular the Jichu Drake(6989m) Camp is close to lake of Jimilangtso. These lakes are known for their giant sized trout’s.

Day 6
  • Jimilangtso – Simkota

    Druk Path Trekking : Distance 11 Kms and walking time 4-5 hrs.Starting at Jimilangtsho (3880m) and camp at Simkota (4040m) The trail takes you through dwarf Rhododendrons trees and then you pass by the lake of Janye Tsho. Today you may come across some Yak herder’s camp and you can really have a look as to how these people live. Camp is close to Simkota Lake.

Day 7
  • Simkota – Phajoding

    Druk Path Trekking Day 5 : Distance 10 Kms and walking time 3-4 hrs. Starting at Simkota (4040m) and camp at Phajoding (3870m). You begin with a gradual climb upto Phume la (4210m) the highest elevation for this trek. If the weather permits you will have beautiful views of Mt. Gangkhar Punsum(7541m) the highest mountain in Bhutan and other Himalayan peaks. Below , you can see the entire Thimphu valley.

Day 8
  • Phojoding – Thimphu

    Druk Path Trekking Day 6 – End of Trek : Distance 4-5 Kms and walking time 3 hrs. Starting at Phajoding(3870m) and end of trek at Thimphu (2300m) The trek to Thimphu is all the way down hill through a forested area of mostly Blue pine. By taking leisurely pace you can reach Thimphu in about 3 hours for a nice hot shower and lunch. evening at leisure.

    Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9
  • Thimphu Sightseeing

    A full day of Sightseeing of Thimphu valley with a visit to Handicraft emporium, Zilukha Nunnery, National Library, Painting School and Dechen Phodrang Monastic School. After lunch visit Memorial Chorten which was built in the memory of the late King and if time permits visit Simtokha Dzong – the first Dzong built in Bhutan by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1629. If this day falls on a Saturday or Sunday a visit to the Weekend Market is a must. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10
  • Thimphu - Paro

    Morning at leisure or Souvenir Shopping. After lunch drive to Paro.

    Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11
  • Departure

    Your Druk Path Trekking terminates today so after breakfast your representative will help you with the exit formalities and bid you farewell and wish you happy journey back home.

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