Druk Path Trekking-Bhutan

Duration: 11 Days
  • Destination: Bhutan
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Tented Camp
  • Max Elevation: 3870m

One of the most popular treks in Bhuta is Druk Path Trekking. The trek is possible during Spring and Autumn season and is suitable for all types of trekkers. This trekking lets you explore the amazing natural landscape of Bhutan.

The trail passes through the dense and pristine forests of blue pine, rhododendron that come alive with many wildlife. If you are lucky you can encounter charismatic Takin, the national animal of Bhutan. En route you will enjoy great views of lakes (Jimilang and Simokotra) and Himalayan peaks such as Gungkhar Puensum (7570m), the highest mountain of Bhutan and Mt Comolhari (7326m). As part of the program you will also explore Paro and Punakha where you will visit monasteries, museums and art schools. Phadjoding monastery, Tatksang Monastery, Punakha Dzong, Kichu Lakhang are some of the prominent landmarks.

Highlights

  • Explore Paro and Punakha
  • Visit Kichu Lakhang, Rimpung Dzong, Taktsang Monastery, Punakha Dzong etc.
  • Trek through amazing landscape of Bhutan feature pristine pine and rhododendron forests, high mountain terrain and ridges and Mo Chu and Po Chu rivers
  • Explore Jimilang and Simokotra Lakes
  • Cross Dochula pass (3100m) and enjoy splendid views of Gungkhar Puensum (7570m), Bhutan’s highest mountain

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival at Paro followed by sightseeing
Day 02 Acclimatization hike to Taktshang Monastery and explore Paro Valley
Day 03 Trek from Ta Dzong to Jele Dzong 5 hrs
Day 04 Trek from Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha
Day 05 Jangchulakha to Jimilang Tsho Camp (3870m)
Day 06 Trek from Jimilang Tsho Camp to Simkotra Tsho
Day 07 Trek from Simkotra Tsho to Phajoding
Day 08 Trek from Phajoding to Dochula pass (3100m)
Day 09 Trek from Dochula pass to Punakha
Day 10 Drive from Wangdue to Paro
Day 11 Final Departure