Druk-Path Trek - 11 days

Druk-Path Trek - 11 days

This trek starts from Paro and terminates at Thimphu. In just 6 days the trail reaches high alpine lake (4000m) and pass through rhododendron and pine forests. In autumn and winter there are spectacular view of the eastern himalayan range. Autumn and spring is the best time to do this trek, thought other season are equally good for trek. Additional two full day in Paro and one full day in Thimphu have been added to provide opportunity to experience and see cultural and religious life of Bhutan. (6 day trek from Paro to Thimpu in Western Bhutan).

 

Day 01: Arrive Paro (2134m). Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Paro.
Visit Drukgye Dzong, Paro Bazaar and National Museum. Overnight in Paro.
 
Day 03: Half day tour of Paro.
Walk to Satsam Chorten and Taksang monastery (tiger nest), overnight in Paro.
 
Day 04: Trek-Paro to Jele Dzong (2591m).
Easy and gradual up hill trail to the camp site at Jele Dzong
 
Day 05: Trek-Jele Dzong to Jangcheulakha (2896m).
Steep and gradual climb to the camp. Pass through alpine and rhododendron forests.
 
Day 06: Trek-Jangchulakha to Jimilangtso (3353m).
The trail follows the fidge. Camp by the side of the lake at Jimilangtso.
 
Day 07: Trek- Jimilangtso to Simkota (3506m).
Walk through rhododendron forests; pass the lake at Janetso. You may visit some yak herders camp on the route. Camp near the Simkota lake.
 
Day 08: Trek-Simkota to Phajoding (2896m).
Make gradual climb to Dochu la (pass) and descend to Phajoding. There are excellent view of Gangkhar Punsum (7497m), the highest peak in Bhutan, and other himalayan peaks from the pass. Overnight at Phajoding.
 
Day 09: Trek-Phajoding to Thimpu (2454m).
The trail continues to descend through pine forest. It is an easy and short day walk to Thimphu. Stay at Hotel.
 
Day 10: Full day sightseeing of Thimpu.
Visit national library, handicraft emporium, and memorial chorten of His late Majesty, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk and take a short drive to Dechenchholing to see gold and silver smith at work.Evening drive to Paro (55 km). Stay overnight at Hotel in Paro.
 
Day 11: Transfer to airport. Fly to Kathmandu or onward.

Cost:

1  person   US$ 3130

2  person   US$ 2745 per person

3+ person  US$ 2360 per person

SGL supplement: US$ 400

Departures: As per your choice dates.

Cost includes:

01 All meals, hotel accommodation, camping gears, tents and food supply

02. Cooking and eating utensils, service of guide, cook, Kitchen and assistants,

03. Yak or Mule to carry personal baggage (each 15 kgs), food and camping equipments,

04. accident insurance for staffs and porters

05. Airport transfers in Bhutan

06. All transfers and guided sightseeing tour with English speaking tour guide

07. Royalty and taxes to government

08. Fees to temples & monuments

09. Bhutan Visa and entrance fees

Cost does not include:

01. Airport departure tax if applicable

02. Expenses of personal nature, laundry, bar bills

03. Airfare: Kathmanu to Paro US$ 250 one way(round trip US$ 450 per person) - airfare are subject to change without prior notices

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  • Price : USD 2360
  • Destinations : Paro - Simkota - Jangchulakha - Jimilangtso - Phajoding - Thimpu
  • Max Elevation : 3353 m.
  • Weather : Spring (April to May) and Autumn (Ocotber to November) is best time to visit
  • Trip Duration : 11 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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