Druk Path Trek

Code: DTT11D10N
11 DAYS - 10 NIGHTS
Category:
  • Druk Path Trek
  • Punakha
  • paro
  • Paro-Taktshang
  • Trekking-2
  • Dagala-Trek-2
  • Dagala-Trek-1

Druk Path Trek – 11 Days

Day 1 Arrival Paro by Druk Air

Day 2 Paro Sightseeing

Day 3 Paro – Jele Dzong

Day 4 Jele Dzong – Jangchulakha

Day 5 Jangchulakha – Jimilangtso

Day 6 Jimilangtso – Simkota

Day 7 Simkota – Phajoding

Day 8 Phojoding – Thimphu

Day 9 Thimphu Sightseeing

Day 10 Thimphu -Paro

Day 11 Departure

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Paro International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Depend Upon flight schedule
INCLUDED
Bhutan visa
Twin sharing rooms at 3 star hotels
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) at hotels/restaurant
Licensed English speaking tour guide service from start to tour ends
Private driver
All transfers and excursions by private SUV vehicles
Route Permit
All entrance fees to museums, monuments, cultural landmark, etc.
All internal taxes and fees
Route permit
Daily mineral drinking water
Bhutan Government Royalty
Charges for porters ponies/mules for transportation on trekking trail
All necessary trekking equipments like sleeping tents, dinning tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, sleeping mats, sleeping bags<
Fees for Trekking cooks/ all meals on trekking
NOT INCLUDED
Bhutan visa
Travel insurance (recommended)
Flight Fare ( Can arange with us)
Tips to guide and driver
Other personal expenses like overseas calls, laundry , alcohol, etc
Services which are not listed in inclusive.

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Day 1 Arrival Paro by Druk Air

Your Druk Path Trekking starts with a Flight to Paro. If you are flying in from Kathmandu or Delhi, the flight over the Himalayas is one of the most spectacular experiences one will ever experience. You will fly past Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga and the entire Himalayan range visible on the left side. On landing at Paro you will be met by our representative. After Customs and Immigrations formalities, you will be escorted to the hotel. Over night at hotel

2

Day 2 Paro Sightseeing

On the second day of Druk Path Trekking, after breakfast we drive through the valley straight north to see the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, a victory fortress of the 17th century against the Tibetan army intruder. On the way back stop at the Takshang (tiger’s nest) view point, visit a farm house. After lunch visit Ta-Dzong (National Museum) which is considered to be the one of the best natural and historical museum and walk down hill for a view of Paro Dzong with its traditional cantilever bridge over the Pa-chu (Paro River).Evening at leisure in the local market and town. Overnight hotel

3

Day 3 Paro – Jele Dzong

Start of Druk Path Trekking Day 1 : Distance 10 Kms and walking time 4-5 hours. Starting at Dopshare (2300m) and camp at Jele Dzong(3450m). The trek trail is rather gradual climb till the camp and if the weather is clear the Paro valley can be seen with the Mt. Jumolhari(7314m) and snowcapped mountains behind the valley.

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Day 4 Jele Dzong – Jangchulakha

Druk Path Trekking Day 2: Distance 10 Kms and walking time 3-4 hrs.Starting at Jele Dzong(3450mtrs) and camp at Jangulakha (3780mtrs). The trail takes you through thick alpine forest and rhododendrons trees and most of the walking is up and down on a ridge.Mt. Jumolhari is also visable today.You may see Yak herders around your camp site.

5

Day 5 Jangchulakha – Jimilangtso

Druk Path Trekking 3 : Distance 11 Kms and walking time 4-5 hrs.Starting at Jangchulakha (3780mtrs) and camp at Jimilangtsho(3880mtrs). The trail follows the ridge and on clear day the views of the mountains and valley are beautiful, in particular the Jichu Drake(6989m) Camp is close to lake of Jimilangtso. These lakes are known for their giant sized trout’s.

6

Day 6 Jimilangtso – Simkota

Druk Path Trekking : Distance 11 Kms and walking time 4-5 hrs.Starting at Jimilangtsho (3880m) and camp at Simkota (4040m) The trail takes you through dwarf Rhododendrons trees and then you pass by the lake of Janye Tsho. Today you may come across some Yak herder’s camp and you can really have a look as

to how these people live. Camp is close to Simkota Lake.

7

Day 7 Simkota – Phajoding

Druk Path Trekking Day 5 : Distance 10 Kms and walking time 3-4 hrs. Starting at Simkota (4040m) and camp at Phajoding (3870m). You begin with a gradual climb upto Phume la (4210m) the highest elevation for this trek. If the weather permits you will have beautiful views of Mt. Gangkhar Punsum(7541m) the highest mountain in Bhutan and other Himalayan peaks. Below , you can see the entire Thimphu valley.

8

Day 8 Phojoding – Thimphu

Druk Path Trekking Day 6 – End of Trek : Distance 4-5 Kms and walking time 3 hrs. Starting at Phajoding(3870m) and end of trek at Thimphu (2300m) The trek to Thimphu is all the way down hill through a forested area of mostly Blue pine. By taking leisurely pace you can reach Thimphu in about 3 hours for a nice hot shower and lunch. evening at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

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Day 9 Thimphu Sightseeing

A full day of Sightseeing of Thimphu valley with a visit to Handicraft emporium, Zilukha Nunnery, National Library, Painting School and Dechen Phodrang Monastic School. After lunch visit Memorial Chorten which was built in the memory of the late King and if time permits visit Simtokha Dzong – the first Dzong built in Bhutan by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1629. If this day falls on a Saturday or Sunday a visit to the Weekend Market is a must. Overnight at Hotel.

10

Day 10 Thimphu -Paro

Morning at leisure or Souvenir Shopping. After lunch drive to Paro. Overnight at Hotel.

11

Day 11 Departure

Your Druk Path Trekking terminates today so after breakfast your representative will help you with the exit formalities and bid you farewell and wish you happy journey back home.

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