Druk Path Trek

11 Days

Druk Path trek has been one of the most popular and demanded trekking in Bhutan. Druk path trek takes you around the beautiful natural landscapes comprising pine forests in blue color, ridges, striking waterfalls, clear lakes and visiting around the monasteries, dzongs and traditional villages at the same time. Druk path trek is short and easy trek ideal for all trekking enthusiasts all over the world.

Druk Path Trek initiates as we arrive at Paro, sightseeing around the place, visit Takstang Monastery and follow the trekking routes passing throughJili Dzong, Jangchulakha, Jimgelang Tsho, Simkotra Tsho, Phajodhing and finally concluding at Mothitang(Thimpu). During our Druk Path Trek, we pass through various fir, blue pine and dwarf rhododendron forests at an altitudes from 2400m to 4200m above sea level. While arriving at crystal clear Jimiling Lake, which is also the home to gigantic trout, you get to experience nature at its best. Druk Path Trek also offers great views of snow capped mountains like Mt. Gangkar Puensum which is the highest unscaled mountain peak in the world.

Regarding the best time to embark for Druk Path Trek, months between March to June or September to November are recommended. Join short and easy Druk Path Trek organized by Classic Himalaya for unforgettable trekking memories at naturally blessed dragon land of Bhutan.

Trip Highlights:

  1. View beautiful landscapes, trek through forests, villages
  2. Witness traditional Bhutanese culture, lifestyle
  3. Visit to monasteries, Dzongs, palaces
  4. Magnificent views of high Himalayas like Mt. Gangkar Puensum and surrounding peaks

Short and easy trek ideal for all trekking enthusiasts

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01

Arrive Paro by Druk Air A319, the only national carrier. On arrival and after visa formalities, meet, assist and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Kichu Resort.

Day 02

Paro Sightseeing – visit the ruined fortress of Drugyel dzong. Proceed through the beautiful valley to the watch tower or locally known as Ta-Dzong. Stroll around the market and return to Kichu Resort. Overnight at Kichu Resort.

Day 03

Day hike to Taktsang monastery. Stroll back to Kichu Resort. Overnight at Kichu Resort.

Day 04

Trek starts to Jele Dzong. Camp at 3100 meters. Walking time 4/5 hours.

Day 05

Jele dzong to Jangchulakha. Camp at 3650 meters. Walking time 3/4 hours.

Day 06

Jangchulakha to Jigmelangtsho. Camp at 3600 meters. Walking time 5/6 hours.

Day 07

Jigmelangtsho to Phajoding. Camp. Walking time 6/7 hours.

Day 08

Phajoding to Thimphu. End trek at Motithang and drive to hotel.  Overnight Hotel at 2320 meters.

Day 09

AM visit the Painting school, National library, Royal goldsmith workshop and Handicraft centers. PM drive 3 hours to Wangduephodrang crossing the Dochula pass 3100 meters. Visit the Wangduephodrang Dzong from outside and the market area. Overnight at Wangdi Kichu Resort.

Day 10

AM drive 45 minutes to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong. PM drive back to Paro. Overnight at Kichu resort.

Day 11

Transfer to airport for final departure.