Bhutan Druk Path Trek

Bhutan Druk Path Trek
Bhutan Druk Path Trek
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  1. 9 Days
  2. Strenuous

Destination: Bhutan

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One of the most popular treks in Bhutan, Bhutan Druk Path Trek, is a short and scenic trek passing along high lands, through windy ridges; past ruined forts which were long ago use to guard against Tibetan invasion.

The Druk path trek passes through the trails that lies amidst the dense Rhododendron forest which when blooms in spring, gives the passing trekkers sensation of walking in a paradise. There are beautiful lakes teemed with fishes on the way. The trek is further complemented by the panoramic views of majestic Himalayan ranges.

The trek initiates from the Paro with visit to the ruins of Drukgyl fortress, Takshang view point, National museum and cantilever bridge over the Paro River. The trail then passes through Jele Dzong and then up through the pine forest to Jangchula. Hiking uphill through the Rhododendron forests the trek then reaches to Jigmelangtsho from where we can enjoy the view of majestic Himalayas.

The Druk Path trek is perfect choice for those travelers who are interested in gaining an insight on of Bhutan's rich culture and traditions along with and its panoramic landscapes and majestic mountains within short timeframe with less strain. One doesn’t require to be experienced for this trek, what you require is physically fitness and mental preparedness to explore and enjoy.

Day to Day

Day 01Arrive Paro ( by Druk Air)

Day 02Day excursion from Paro to the Taktsang Monastery.

Day 03Paro - Jele Dzong (Trek starts) Distance 8 km approx 4-5 hours

Day 04Jele Dzong – Jangchulakha Distance 9 km approx 4-5 hours

Day 05Jangchulakha - Jimilang Tsho Distance 10 km approx 6 hours

Day 06Jimilang Tsho – Simkotra Distance 7 km approx 3-4 hours

Day 07Simkotra - Phazoding - Thimphu (finish trek) Distance 14 km approx 7 hours

Day 08Thimphu - Paro

Day 09Depart Paro (by Druk Air)

Cost Include

To quote you with an exact or approximate price, we need the number of persons in your group, the category of hotel, the mode of transportation (by plane or by bus or by jeep etc) & any alternation in your itinerary. Please contact us with these important details first so that we can get back to you on the cost.

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus (all airport transfers).
  • Standard government approved accommodation (in twin share rooms) for the duration of tour.
  • Service of licensed English speaking Bhutanese Tour Guides.
  • All sightseeing tours, Monument /Museum entrance Fees as per itinerary.
  • All meals fixed breakfast, lunch & dinner with Tea and Coffee for whole duration of your stay in Bhutan.
  • Country Presentation & Tour Briefing on Day 1 evening with welcome drinks.
  • Cultural afternoon/evening consisting of traditional mask dances & folk dances (with beverages) ~ For Group Tours
  • Mineral water supply for the trek.
  • Government Royalty (which is 35% of $200) this goes to the country's health & education projects.
  • Private Transport & Driver within Bhutan. (Imported Prado’s, Micro Buses & Toyota Coaster Buses)
  • Toyota 4 X 4 luggage vans & light trucks for group travel
  • All our government taxes.
  • Tourist service charge, vat.
  • Official expense.
  • Bhutan Visa Fees and Visa Processing assistance
  • Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (You will be provided water proof two-three man dome tents, sleeping mattress, air pillows, dining tents, kitchen gears, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent etc.)
  • The required number of trekking staff.
  • All trekking access, route permits logistics & fees.
  • Luggage will be hauled by horses, mules or yaks at higher elevations.

Cost Exclude

  • Bottled/alcoholic/cold drinks, room service and al a cart meals.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfares and airport departure tax.
  • Photography charges (if and when applicable).
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry.
  • Personal Equipment.
  • Tips to guides, restaurants, hotel lobby, porters and trekking staff. (Tipping is expected.)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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Trip Note

Above itinerary can be Change along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. And if you would like to stay more days, you can do white water rafting, jungle safari or Everest mountain flight, we are happy to follow your suggestion accordingly.

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