Druk Path Trek
Journey DMC-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 Journey DMC for unforgettable trekking memories at naturally blessed dragon land of Bhutan.
- View beautiful landscapes, trek through forests, villages
- Witness traditional Bhutanese culture, lifestyle
- Visit to monasteries, Dzongs, palaces
- Magnificent views of high Himalayas like Mt. Gangkar Puensum and surrounding peaks
Short and easy trek ideal for all trekking enthusiasts
Day 1, Arrive Paro
Arrive Paro by Druk Air, 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 2, Paro Sightseeing
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 3, Day Hike to Taktsang Monastery
Day hike to Taktsang monastery. Stroll back to Kichu Resort. Overnight at Kichu Resort.
Day 4, Trek to Jele Dzong
Trek starts to Jele Dzong. Camp at 3100 meters. Walking time 4/5 hours.
Day 5, Trek From Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha
Jele dzong to Jangchulakha. Camp at 3650 meters. Walking time 3/4 hours.
Day 6, Jangchulakha to Jigmelangtsho
Jangchulakha to Jigmelangtsho. Camp at 3600 meters. Walking time 5/6 hours.
Day 7, Jigmelangtsho to Phajoding
Jigmelangtsho to Phajoding. Camp. Walking time 6/7 hours.
Day 8, Phajoding to Thimpu
Phajoding to Thimphu. End trek at Motithang and drive to hotel. Overnight Hotel at 2320 meters.
Day 9, Visit to local places
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, Punakha Visit
AM drive 45 minutes to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong. PM drive back to Paro. Overnight at Kichu resort.
Day 11, Departure
Transfer to airport for final departure.