Druk path trek itinerary – Chorten, prayer flags druk path trek
Druk path trek is the most scenic and popular trekking package in Bhutan. Those who opt for a short and moderate trek in Bhutan can choose the Druk Path trekking. This is a 6-day trek from Paro valley to Thimphu valley or Thimphu valley to Paro valley. In this trek, the trekkers cross the mountains in between these two valleys. The trekking trail passes through less populated places. The beautiful lakes on the way are the most interesting features of this trek. These forests run riot during the month of May and when the trekkers cross the chain of mountains, they can enjoy very beautiful views of the mountains as well as the valleys. On the way of this trek one can find many temples as well as dzongs. After visiting Paro and Thimphu, thereby completing the trekking those who want to enjoy a one day excursion can go to Punakha valley and there they can visit the famous Punakha Dzong.
The best months of the year for Druk path trek are late February to June and September to December. During this trek the travelers can enjoy the scenes of lush valleys, big forests and snow capped mountains. The trek includes visit to farmhouses, sight-seeing trips to the villages and interaction with the local people to know about their culture, traditions and lifestyle. In the temples and dzongs, one can see a lot of ancient wall paintings and carvings. The trekkers get the opportunity to visit some of the most famous Buddhist monasteries and of the Himalaya region. Travelers can visit museums and markets that are on the way. Interested can attend the meditation session or the cooking class conducted by the Buddhist monks. Those who take up the Druk path trek can make a visit to the Taktsang monastery which is perched on a cliff that is at an altitude of 900m from the valley.
The Druk path trek is one of the famous treks in Bhutan mainly because of its proximity to Paro and Thimphu. This trek can be easily completed in 7 days. This hiking trip considered as a scientific trek since it provides highly impressive views of mountains, valleys, beautiful rhododendron forests and the beautiful lakes on the way. In spite of going up to an altitude above 4000m, the trekkers will not feel it as a strenuous trekking since the elevation is gradual so that there is no steep climbing. Druk path trekking passes few remote lakes, variety of rhododendron and old growth forest and get beautiful views of high mountains and valleys below. Remember us to organize Druk trek as per your desire and duration of holidays.
Druk path trek itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, Druk path trek starts after arrival at Nepal airport, our representative assists to transfer in hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Druk path trek.
Day 03: Flight to Paro, explore around the Paro valley.
Day 04: Trek from Paro to Jele Dzong (3,480m).
Day 05: Trek from Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha (3,770m).
Day 06: Trek from Jangchulakha to Jimilang Tsho (3,870m).
Day 07: Trek from Jimilang Tsho to Simkotra Tsho (4,110m).
Day 08: Trek from Simkotra Tsho to Phajoding (3,750m).
Day 09: Trek from Phajodlng to Thlmphu.
Day 10: Excursion in Punakha and Wangdue valleys, then drive to Thimphu.
Day 11: Drive from Thimphu to Paro.
Day 12: Flight back from Paro to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 13: After this amazing Druk path trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle
Bhutan travel visa and permit fee
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu BB basis
License holder English speaking Bhutanese Tour Guide
All entrance fees of monuments and monasteries as per trip
Accommodation in Bhutanese lodges or tents
Full board meals while on Bhutan trip (B.L.D)
All Royalty, government taxes
Porter to carry baggage and equipment
Portable altitude chamber and satellite phone
Welcome and Farewell Dinner
Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
Travel Insurance of Guest
Personal expenses bar bill, beverages and laundry
Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
Emergency evacuation cost in case of emergency
Hot and cold shower, battery charging during the trek
Personal trekking equipment’s / gears
Others which is not mentioned on service include
Trips for Guide and support staffs
Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking in Bhutan is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Druk Path trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required. Otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary. Druk Path Trek can be operated in on camping basic only.
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