Druk Path Trekking

Druk Path Trekking ! Bhutan trekking operator in Nepal!

Day to Day Itinerary

Druk Path TrekDay 1: Arrive Paro Airport.
Arrive at Paro Airport (7,000ft). A representative from the Bhutan  who will then take you to the hotel will receive you at the airport.

Day 02: PARO SIGHTSEEING
A day of acclimatization Local sightseeing includes, visit to Drugyel Dzong, Ta Dzong, which houses the National Museum, and the traditional wooden bridge. Stroll through Paro town.

Day 03: PARO - JELE DZONG
The trek trail is gradual and if the weather is clear the Paro valley can be seen. Altitude  11,600 ft / 3,536m. Distance 10 km.

Day 04: JELE DZONG - JANGCHULAKHA
The trail takes through thick alpine forests and rhododendron trees. The yaks in winter graze in the pastures around the path and there may be some yaks and yak herders around the campsite. Altitude 11,900 ft / 3,627m. Distance 10 km.

Day 05: JANGCHULAKHA - JIMILANGTSO
The trail follows the ridge of the mountain and on a clear day one can get a splendid view of the mountains and valleys. Camp is close to the lake of Jimilangtso. These lakes are known for their giant sized trout. Altitude 12,160 ft / 3,706m. Distance 11 km.

Day 06: JIMILANGTSO - SEMKOTHA
The trail goes through dwarf rhododendron trees and passes by the lake of Janetsho. One may come across some yak herders' camps and one can see to how they live. Camp is close to Semkotha lake. Altitude  12,580 ft / 3,834m. Distance  11 km.

Day 07: SEMKOTHA - PHAJODING
The trek begins with a gradual climb and if weather permits one will get a beautiful view of Mount Gangkhar Punsum, the highest mountain in Bhutan and other Himalayan mountains from Doupchula Pass. The path gradually descends until Phajoding, where the monastery and the retreat centers for meditation are located. Overnight in camp. Altitude 11,600 ft / 3,536 m. Distance 10 km.

Day 08: PHAJODING - THIMPHU
The trail to Thimphu goes downhill through the blue pine forests. It takes about 2-3 hours to reach Thimphu. Evening at leisure. Overnight in hotel. Altitude. 8,050 ft / 2,454m. Distance  7- 8 km.

Day 09: THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING
Visit National Library, School of Thangka Painting, Institute of Traditional Medicine and the Memorial Chorten. Afternoon, visit the Handicraft Emporium.

Day 10: THIMPHU - PARO
Morning at leisure. After lunch, drive to Paro. On the way, visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress in the country built in 1627 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the unifier of Bhutan. Evening walk around the Paro town.

Day 11: PARO excursion to taktshang or dirve ot Chelila pass
Spend a full day hike to Taktshang, the Tiger's Nest. This magical monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 3,000 ft above the valley floor. The monastery unfortunately got burnt in 1998 and has recently been reconstructed.

Day 12: PARO - DEPARTURE
Early breakfast at the hotel and drive to the Paro Airport to board the flight. Your escort from Bhutan Lha-Yul Tours&Travels escort will see you off at the airport.

 


 

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