- 12 Days
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Druk Path Trek is one of the most well-known journeys in Bhutan. The traveling course of the trek begins from Paro and finishing at Thimphu. This trip offers magnificent perspectives on the snow-topped pinnacles, going through rich green valleys. Along with unblemished backwoods with an uncommon look at natural life, monasteries, temples, fortresses. And seeing the day-by-day lives of the Bhutanese people. The traveling trail goes through solidarity places in Bhutan and outdoor camping through the trip.
At first, the Druk Path Trek starts with a trip to the Paro and touring around the city. Then in addition visits Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ roosted in a slope the next day. The short trek at that point begins on the third day that leads from Paro to Thimphu crossing the chain of mountains that isolates the two valleys. The trekking trail consists of fewer settlements however it offers superb lakes abounding with fish. Also, the area is mainstream for its lovely rhododendron backwoods which sprout in May. All-encompassing perspectives on the snowy mountains can be seen in a reasonable climate during late fall and winter. Closer to the journey’s end, the trekking trail, at last, arrives at the lavish valley of Thimphu. Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan, is a small city and furthermore is popular for the city with no traffic signals.
This fabulous Druk Path Trek will take you through dense alpine forests. Along with lovely pine trees, different rhododendron trees, and breathtaking lakes. Mind-blowing perspectives on valleys, lakes, green Himalayan mountains, and Himalayan snowy mountains are the main feature of the days all through the trip. You will likewise observe a portion of the mighty Himalayan extents like the Gangkar Puensum, and mount Jhomolhari. Being on the head of the mountain, dusks and dawns are totally lovely and entrancing. Aside from the lakes, the Phajoding monastery and the view from that point is one of the features of this trip. Moreover, as per The Lonely Planet Druk Path Trek is one of the most beautiful and famous treks in Bhutan, following a wild path past a few distant lakes. Despite the fact that it is a short trip, it actually goes to a high elevation making it a bit strenuous.
- Navigate wonderful scenes from lavish valleys to thick woodlands and snow-covered mountains.
- Experience Bhutan’s interesting society very close to farmhouse visits and town journeys.
- Explore Marveling at the ancient wall paintings and carvings in temples and Dzongs.
- Find the absolute most consecrated Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
- Visit numerous social attractions including archaic posts (Dzongs), markets, and exhibition halls. Climb up to the acclaimed Taktsang Monastery, roosted on a precipice 900m over the valley floor.
- Day 01
Arrive at Paro Airport
- Day 02
Trek to Jele Dzong (3,450m) (Walking duration: 3 – 4 hrs)
- Day 03
Trek to Jangchulakha (3,780m) (Walking Duration: 4-5 hrs)
- Day 04
Trek to Jimilang Tsho (3,880m) (Walking duration: 4-5 hrs)
- Day 05
Trek to Simkotra (4,040m) (Walking Duration: 4-5 hrs)
- Day 06
Trek to Phajoding (3,750m) (Walking Duration: 4 hrs)
- Day 07
Phajoding to Thimphu (Walking duration: 3 hrs)
- Day 08
Thimphu Sightseeing and drive to Paro
- Day 09
Hike to Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ (3,120m)
- Day 10
- 01 DayArrival
Land at Paro by Druk Air, and it’s a picturesque trip as the plane touches down the lavish green Paro Valley flying past the world’s most elevated mountains. Landing down from the plane, cool, perfect, and outside air invites the guest, as the first gift of Bhutan. Upon clearing the visa customs, our representative takes you to the hotel, which is a short drive from the air terminal. Thereafter, the day is spent touring around Paro visiting Rinpung Dzong and Ta Dzong. Rinpung Dzong worked in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the Dzong proceeds with its deep-rooted work as the seat of the district administration, court, and the monastic body. The southern gate of the Dzong consists of the traditionally built cantilever bridge called Nemi Zam. Ta Dzong once served as a watchtower, built to shield Rinpung Dzong during between valley battles of the seventeenth century. It was introduced as Bhutan’s National Museum in 1968. Overnight at the Hotel.
- 02 DayTrek Begins
Today is a short journey starting over the National Museum with moving up till the camp is reached. If the climate is clear the Paro valley and the snow-capped mountains can be seen. The campground is close to the old Jele Dzong. Over the camp is Jele-La pass (3,400m) and Jele Dzong (generally in ruins). There is likewise a Lhakhang containing a sculpture of Buddha Sakyamuni. Overnight in Camp.
- 03 DayTrek Continues
The trek begins with a short ascension the path gets level in the glade along the edge for at some point before strolling downhill for some time to move through thick high backwoods to a saddle (3590m). The trek now follows the edge making many good and bad times along one side of the edge to the next before showing up at the camp northeast at Jangchulakha (3780m) one more yak field. On the way, spot or hear some Monal fowls, or if the climate is clear get compensated with a marvelous perspective on Mt. Jhomolhari and it’s partners. Overnight in Camp.
- 04 DayTrek Continues
The morning starts with a short steep move through the Juniper woodland beginning right from the camp. When the lofty climb is finished, the way gets level for some time and it step by step goes up and down through the brush of bantam rhododendrons prompting Jangchu La (4180m). After a major drop from here, the camp at Jimilangtsho Lake (3,880m) is reached. The name of this lake implies Sand Ox Lake, named for a bull that rose up out of the lake and joined the steers of a family that utilizes the territory as a mid-year grazing ground. The lake is additionally known for its giant estimated trout. Overnight at Camp.
- 05 DayTrek Continues
Start the trip strolling down the southern finish of the lake and move through bantam rhododendrons till the path turns somewhat level to show up at another lake known as Jahny Tsho. Starting here, the way turns out to be a lot more extensive as it wanders though through the bantam rhododendrons till the summit close by the camp. This spot with the lake gets exceptionally excellent when rhododendrons are in full bloom which can be watched while moving up and glancing back at the lake. Additionally, on a sunny morning, most pieces of the path canvassed on day one, and day two can be spotted. Overnight in Camp.
- 06 DayTrek through Phajoding
Today the journey starts with a continuous trip and if the climate is clear, witness the glorious perspectives on Mt. Gangkar Puensum and host of different pinnacles. Now the path gradually slides through juniper trees to a campground other than the Phajoding Monastery from where Thimphu town is noticeable at the valley floor. Overnight in Camp.
- 07 DayTrek back to Thimphu
Begin the morning with a short trek to Thimphu valley after breakfast where the path goes downhill right to Thimphu through a forested territory of generally blue pine. In a comfortable movement, Thimphu is reached in 3 hours. Upon reaching Thimphu, check-in at the Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.
- 08 DayTrek to Thimphu
After breakfast, visit the National Memorial Chorten with it’s brilliant spines shining in the sun, its tinkling chimes worked out of appreciation for the third King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. Also pay a visit to the Institute of Traditional Medicine, where old healing arts, for example, acupuncture and herbal cures are as yet practiced. Likewise visit the Folk Heritage Museum, devoted to the Bhutanese rustic past with its display of things and antiquities utilized in provincial family units, the Textile Museum, where the craft of customary weaving is as yet kept alive and safeguarded through the show and has a decent assortment of old materials wealthy in its tone and plan. The Buddha Dordenma one of the greatest sculptures and Motithang Mini-Zoo (home of the odd Takin, the national animal). The Weekly Outdoor Market where organic products and vegetables, rice, grains, chilies, and other new nourishments are sold. The jam-packed slows down offer numerous vivid neighborhood things, for example, yak tail dusters, margarine tea cups, turquoise from Nepal and Tibet, and instruments. In the evening, drive back to Paro. Overnight at the Hotel.
- 09 DayTaktsang Monastery
After a delicious breakfast, drive towards Drukgyel Dzong. The remnants of Drukgyel Dzong is 18 km from Paro town on the north side of the valley. It was from here that the Bhutanese repulsed a few attacking Tibetan militaries during the seventeenth century. Mt. Jhomolhari can be seen on a crisp morning from Drukgyel town. A while later, drive towards Ramthangkha to climb up to the Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest). It’s a one and a half hour climb to the cafeteria. Staggering perspective on the monastery where Guru Padmasambhava arrived on the rear of a tigress in the eighth century can be seen from the viewpoint. Stroll back to the street point and visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and most holy temples in Bhutan. Overnight at the Hotel.
- 10 DayGoodbye
After breakfast, move to the airport and say goodbye to The Kingdom of Thunder Dragon, Bhutan and get back home.
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- Private transportation
- Necessary Bhutan travel permits
- English speaking Bhutanese guide and Driver
- Accommodation on Twin sharing/ Single room basis.
- Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per the itinerary
- Meal plan: Full Board Basis
- Bhutan Government Royalty fee ($ 65 per person / per day)
- Bhutan Visa fee
- Flight fare for Kathmandu- Paro- Kathmandu or from other destination.
- Insurance of any kind.
- Additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstance
- Personal expenses such as drink, guide tips & etc.
Short Description Mode Of The Packages: What Are Included In The Packages
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast at 2 to 3 stars level, Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room in trekking, both ways domestic flight tickets from KTM/Lukla/KTM, necessary permits, all the ground transportation by tourist vehicles, an experienced guide and porter and all the necessary permits.
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