Adventure
Drukpath Trek

The six day trek is the most popular trek in the country as it passes through a gorgeous natural landscape of blue pine forests, high ridges and pristine lakes while at the same time offering the opportunity to visit some ancient lhakhangs, dzongs and villages. The Druk Path Trek is also a fairly easy hike to undertake as the distances between rest camps is fairly short. The trail takes you through forests of fir, blue pine and dwarf rhododendrons at altitudes ranging between 2400-4200 m. On the...

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Day 1Sight Seeing at Paro

  • Arrival at Paro airport, you will be received by representative of our agent and transport you to hotel.

  • Today we will be having full day sightseeing visiting Rinpung Dzong built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, Ta Dzong (the watchtower) one time watch tower built to defend Rinpung Dzong during inter-valley wars of the 17th century, Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most sacred shrines of the Kingdom dating back to 7th century and Drukgyel Dzong - This Dzong, with a delightful village nestling at its foot, was built in 1646.

Meal and accommodations
Lunch: Zakhang (traditional restaurant)
Dinner: 3 star hotel
Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 2Hike to Taktshang, Tiger’s Nest

  • After breakfast, we will hike to Tiger’s Nest - Bhutan’s most scenic icon or the most important landmark, Taktshang the Tiger’s nest clings to the side of a steep cliff 300 meters above the Paro valley.

  • Afternoon you can relax at the hotel or explore the neighboring villages.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: 3 star hotel
Lunch: Zakhang (traditional restaurant)
Dinner: 3 star hotel
Accommodation: 3 star hotel
5h - 7km
Jili Dzong

Day 3Druk Path Trek Starts: Paro - Jili Dzong

Paro - Jili Dzong

  • After breakfast we will start our trek from the Ta Dzong (National Museum) in Paro. The trek follows a gravel road past a few farms for about 30 minutes and then climbs up a steep ridge before leading through blue pine and fir forests to Damche Gom. Once we reach the ridge below Jili Dzong we will descend about 100m to the campsite below the Dzong.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: 3 star hotel
Lunch: Zakhang (traditional restaurant)
Dinner: Made by your team
Accommodation: tent camping
Jili Dzong
5h - 10km
Jangchulakha

Day 4Jili Dzong – Jangchulakha

Jili Dzong - Jangchulakha

  • You begin with a steep climb for about an hour and a half, then the slope evens a bit and the ascent is more gradual. The trail takes you through thick alpine forests and dwarf rhododendron tress. You may see herders and their yaks around your campsite

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Made by your team
Lunch: Made by your team
Dinner: Made by your team
Accommodation: tent camping
Jangchulakha
4h - 11km
Jimgelang Tsho

Day 5Jangchulakha – Jimgelang Tsho

Jangchulakha - Jimgelang Tsho

  • The trail follows a ridge and on a clear day the view of the mountains and valley are simply stunning. The campsite is close to the Jimgelang Tsho Lake. This lake is known for its giant sized trout.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Made by your team
Lunch: Made by your team
Dinner: Made by your team
Accommodation: tent camping
Jimgelang Tsho
4h - 11km
Simkotra Tsho

Day 6Jimgelang Tsho – Simkotra Tsho

Jimgelang Tsho - Simkotra Tsho

  • The trail takes you through dwarf rhododendron trees and past Janetso Lake. You may come across some yak herder camps where you will have the opportunity to get a glimpse of a nomad’s life. The campsite is close to Simkotra Tsho Lake.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Made by your team
Lunch: Made by your team
Dinner: Made by your team
Accommodation: tent camping
Simkotra Tsho
3h 40m - 10km
Phajoding

Day 7Simkotra Tsho – Phajoding

Simkotra Tsho - Phajoding

  • The day begins with a gradual climb. If the weather permits, you will have a spectacular view of Mount Gangkar Puensum, the highest mountain in Bhutan and several other Himalayan peaks. From this pass, the trek takes you downhill towards Phajodhing where you will halt for the night. The camp is located just above Phadjoding Monastery.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Made by your team
Lunch: Made by your team
Dinner: Made by your team
Accommodation: tent camping
Phajoding
3h - 5km
Mothithang

Day 8Phajodhing – Mothitang

Phajoding - Mothithang

  • After passing Phadjoding monastery, the trek to Thimphu (Mothitang) is downhill through a forested area of mostly blue pine. The walk, at a leisurely pace, takes about three hours

  • En-route visit National Takin Reserve: Hike or drive up the National Takin Reserve where a herd of Bhutan’s national animals reside. Legend has it that the Takin is a cross between a goat and a buffalo, but biologists agree that its nearest relative is the arctic musk ox. This bizarre beast looks as if it was assembled from parts of several animals and vaguely resembles an American bison tinged in golden fur. Male Takins have been known to hide by lying spread-eagle on the ground.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Made by your team
Lunch: Zakhang (traditional restaurant)
Dinner: 3 star hotel
Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Day 9Full day touring in Thimphu

  • Once you settle into your hotel, we will begin to unlock the mysteries of Bhutan by touring Thimphu’s most important sites.

    After lunch visit the Memorial Chorten built in the memory of late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Buddha Point, 15th century Changangkha Lhakhang, Textile Museum is worth a visit to learn about Bhutan's living national art of weaving and primary center of learning for Bhutanese artists School of Thirteen Arts & Crafts.

  • Evening you can visit Thimphu Town, Handicrafts Stall or Centenary Farmer’s weekend Market.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: 3 star hotel
Lunch: Zakhang (traditional restaurant)
Dinner: 3 star hotel
Accommodation: 3 star hotel
2h 10m - 65km
Paro Airport

Day 10Departure: Thimphu – Paro

  • We drive you back at the airport accordingly to your flight departure.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: 3 star hotel
duration 10 days. International flight not included.

from 2605$ (per person)

Difficulty:3/5
Comfort:5/5
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