Druk Path Trek - Bhutan

Druk Path Trek is an ancient route that connected the Paro Valley and Thimphu Wang valley. It was the only route in olden days until 1960. Motor roads development took over making the route unused by most of the people. But on the other hand, we are lucky. Today it is the most popular trekking route in the Kingdom of Bhutan.

According to the Tourism council of Bhutan, the Druk Path Trek is much easier trek as compared to other trekking routes in Bhutan. Moreover, the distances between rest camps are fairly short. But still, it offers great opportunities to explore every bit of the Eastern Himalayas.

The Druk Path Trek Altitudes Range Between 2400-4200 Meters Above The Sea Level.

It passes through a stunning landscape of blue pine forests, high ridges, and pristine lakes. At the same time, it also offers the opportunity to visit some ancient monasteries, fortress, and villages.

The trail takes you through forests of fir, blue pine, and dwarf rhododendrons. On the third day, you will arrive at Jimiling Tsho (Lake), whose crystal clear waters are home to gigantic trout.

O que está incluído?

• Stay on twin-­sharing(double-occupancy) basis
• Dinner and breakfast on all days
• All Bhutan permit fees
• Experienced English speaking
• Support vehicle for carrying luggage and other essentials
• All Trekking tools
• All tolls / entry fees

Duração

10 dias

Destino coberta

Greve, Punakha, Taktsang Mosteiro e Thimphu

Mais adequado

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Day 1: Arrival and Sightseeing in Paro

Day 2: Hike to Taktsang monastery (Tiger's Nest) as good acclimatization for the trek

Day 3: Trek Day 1: Paro to Jele Dzong Today’s trail is a long but fairly gentle ascent. A clear day offers a bird’s eye view of Paro valley. Camp is at 3536 m. (10 km)

Day 4: Trek Day 2: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha Walk through thick alpine forests and rhododendron trees. In winter yaks graze in the pastures along the path and around the campsite. (Altitude 3627 m, 10 km)

Day 5: Trek Day 3: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtso Today’s trek follows mountain ridges with spectacular views of distant valleys and mountain ranges. The camp is near the Jimilangtso Lake at about 3706 m. (11 km)

Day 6: Trek Day 4: Jimilangtso to Semkotha The path continues past dwarf rhododendron trees, the Janetsho Lake and through yak herders’ camps. Camp by the Semkotha Lake at an altitude of around 3834 m. (11 km)

Day 7: Trek Day 5: Semkotha to Phajoding The day begins with a gradual climb. If weather permits there will be a beautiful view of Mount Gangkhar Puensum, Bhutan’s highest mountain, as well as of further peaks from the Doupchu La Pass. The path gradually descends to Phajoding Gompa, where a monastery and retreat centers for meditation are located. Camp at about 3536 m. (10 km)

Day 8: Trek Day 6: Phajoding to Thimphu The final day’s trail to Thimphu descends steeply through blue pine forests (2 to 3 hours)

Day 9: Sightseeing in Thimphu

Day 10: Departure Paro Airport
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