Druk Path Trek

  • 9 Days

Druk Path Trek

Overview and Highlights

A Purely Buddhist kingdom Bhutan has the world's greatest concentration of peaks. It is probably the last county on the earth where modernization hasn't devalued social and cultural life. It is easy to appreciate the government of Bhutan’s decision to limit tourism to a few thousand visitors a year. This itinerary is ablend of trekking and cultural elements to give the visitor an insight. This trek is spectacular drive via the Dochula pass, monasteries and Gompa and beautiful valleys.

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Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by our representativess show your Name card  and will be taken to your hotel. Feel free to explore the capital city.

We fly, to Paro (1 hour) and trek uphill to more than 1000m elevation. We start from the National Museum at Ta Dzong in Paro. We walk on gravel and steep road for 30 minutes and climb through steep trails, through the blue pine and fir forest to Damche Gom. Upon reaching the point below Jele Dzong, you descend 100m to the campsite.stay tent 

We climb for an hour and ascend uphill through the thick alpine forest and rhododendron trees.  You will explore the culture and lifestyle of the local people along with the yaks and yak herders, on the way. You will also have a mesmerizing view of Jomolhari (7326m). Upon reaching Jangchulakha, we will camp on yak pastureland.

We follow the trails to see the mesmerizing beauty of the village and the mountains surrounding them. We descend 230m and ascend 330m to reach Jimilang Tsho. As we walk, we reach our camp near Jimilang Tsho Lake which is famous for its giant trout fish. We experience the view of Jichu Drake (6989m) and Gangkhar Puensum (7497m).

We climb from the lower end of the lake and descend to the single stone shelter. We ascend at 4050m seeing Janetsho Lake. We move ahead to get to Simkota Lake where our camp is located. We stay overnight with other yak herders.

We start by trekking uphill to see the amazing Mount Gangkhar Puensum (7570m) which is the highest mountain in Bhutan. We will also climb up to Phume La Pass (4210m) decorated with prayer flags. From here, we trek downhill to Phajoding to stay overnight at the camp.

We pass through the Phajoding monastery by trekking downhill to Thimphu (Motithang) through the blue pine forest. The walk is satisfying because of the picturesque background.

We drive back to Paro airport and bid this Himalayan country a goodbye. We board on a flight that will take us to Kathmandu. Back in Kathmandu, feel free to stroll around the city and take rest.

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Why trip price is different?

Following are the determinants for the price

Accomodations in paro, Thimpu and other cities
Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights)
Number of crews(Guides & porters, Sherpas, Cook(s))
Travelling time(Season)
Extra services
Note: The trek can be operated in both teahouse and camping (tented camp) on your request. The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.

You will get best price after your inquiry We know about value of money and world economy, so fell free to share your tentative budget for this trip so we can mention and compromise with price, this is standard price for trip if you have low budget we can run even cheap and if you wise to pay more and need extra deluxe service we will do that.

Included in the price

  • 3 or 4 stars hotel with twin sharing basis in Thimpu on F/B on twin sharing basis
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Trekking guide and trekking staff
  • Food during the trek 3 meals a day All meals
  • All trekking gears
  • Hotel-airport-hotel transfers
  • Government royalty
  • Entrance fees, visa and permit
  • Overland transportation within Bhutan
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide

Cost Excludes

Not included in the price

  • Flight: Kathmandu-Paro-Kathmandu as per itinerary
  • Personal equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • International air ticket, airport tax
  • Alcoholic beverages & telephone calls
  • Visa fees, emergency rescue evacuations if needed
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Excess baggage
  • Tips to guides and drivers

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