Druk Path Trek - 10 Days

Druk Path Trek

Trip Info

Trip Duration

10 Days

Max Altitude

Jigmelang Tsho 3,870 m



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Druk Path Trek Overview

Druk Path Trek of Bhutan has the finest short trekking trail routes where you get to explore some of the unvisited region's beautifully crafted ancient monasteries architecture, heritage, museums as well as splendid views of the Himalayas.

This trip is ideal for those travel enthusiasts eager to learn about Bhutan's rich culture without committing to long and strenuous treks. The maximum altitude you gain here is 3870 meters, thus ideal for beginners, provides a significant opportunity to interact with the cordial locals and culture of this mystic realm.

The itinerary of the trip is also designed to maximize the exposure to the countryside and provide views of Bhutan’s most spectacular mountainous landscape. Our 9 nights and 10 trip has a five days tour exploring the best of Bhutan a five-day hike along the Druk Path following a widely varied route through pristine forests, unrolled yak pastures, and glorious high ridges. 

So, if you are looking for an exciting yet short trekking trip along with the chance to experience the fascinating culture of Bhutan, this particular journey is perfect for you. 

Trip Facts

  • Guaranteed Satisfaction
  • Transparent Price
  • No hidden fees
  • Experience of a More than two decade
  • Personal Touch & Professional Service

US$ 2,399 P/P

US$ 2,399.00

US$ 107.96


Note: This expense includes bank charge of 4.5%

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Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival in Paro
30 mins
Max Altitude: 2,200 m

Upon arrival at the Paro International Airport, our Bhutanese representative will greet you and escort you to the designated hotel. During the flight, you will experience breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, and other famous Himalayan peaks. Overnight.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Paro
Day 2: Full-day Paro sightseeing
5-6 hrs
Max Altitude: 2,200 m

After breakfast drive to Drugyal Dzong. From here the peak of Chomolhari ''also known as the Mountain of the Goddess " can be viewed clearly. On the way visit a typical Bhutanese farmhouse. Also, we visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan’s oldest and most sacred monasteries dating from the introduction of Buddhism in the 8th century. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Paro
Day 3: Hike to (Taktsang) Tigers' Nest Monastery
3-4 hrs hike & 30 min drive
Max Altitude: 3,120 m

After a warm and delicious breakfast, you will go for an excursion to the Taktsang Monastery (Tigers' Nest) hanging on a high cliff at 3120 meters. This monastery has been the identification of Bhutan for a long time because of its religious significance and also because of its location. While coming down we will have lunch halfway down the hill and continue to Paro.Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Paro
Day 4: Trek to Jele Dzong from Paro
3 Hours Walk
Max Altitude: 3,480 m

After breakfast, we drive to Ta Dzong and start the trek. The trek continues till Jili Dzong. After taking our lunch, we further walk uphill towards Tsokam, our campsite for an overnight stay. 8 Km distance

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Day 5: Trek from Jela Dzong to Jangchulakha
4 Hours walk
Max Altitude: 3,770 m

After a good breakfast, we will continue our trek following the trail of the thick alpine forest of rhododendron. We will take our lunch at Jangchulakha and further walk for a couple of hours to reach our campsite. Overnight at Jigmelang Tsho, the campsite is nearby the Jimilang Tsho Lake. 10 KM

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Day 6: Trek from Jangchulakha to Jimelangtsho
4 Hours Walk
Max Altitude: 3,870 m

With an early sunrise wake up call and a warm breakfast, we will take a short climb and follow the trail of the same forest of rhododendron. We will also observe some yak herder camp and cross a beautiful Janesto lake. On a clear day, we can observe a spectacular view of Mt. Gangkar Puensum, the highest mountain in Bhutan. Overnight stay at Labana campsite. 11km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Day 7: Trek from Jimelangtsho to Simkota
4/5 hours Walk
Max Altitude: 2,350 m

As it is the last day of the trek, we will start a bit later. We will enjoy our breakfast with a sunrise view over the majestic mountains. After enjoying all these, we then slowly descend the hill of a forest with blue pine and rhododendron towards Thimpu valley. Transfer to the hotel and overnight at Thimpu.11 km

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Day 8: Trek from Simkota to Phajoding
4 Hours Walk
Max Altitude: 2,350 m

Soon after breakfast, we drive to Tashichho Dzong and explore. Also, we will visit the handicraft emporium where Bhutanese textiles and other arts are displayed. Later, we will explore the painting and woodcraft schools where traditional art and painting are still kept alive. Visit the Memorial Chorten, the National Library, and Simtokha Dzong. Overnight. 11 km ( Last camp)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Day 9: Trek from Phajoding to Thimpu
2/3 Hours Walk
Max Altitude: 2,350 m

Early morning, we will have a scenic drive to the former capital of Bhutan called Punakha. Once in Punakha, we visit the Dzongs, as well as other interesting sites and return to Thimpu. Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
Day 10: Final departure
30 mins

After breakfst, our representative will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for a flight back to your home or further destination. Hope you enjoyed this trip with us and please do remember us for other exciting and amazing trips in the Himalayas. Have a safe journey!

Meals: Breakfast

What is included / not included


  • Airport pick-up and drop off 
  • All  required transfers as per the itinerary
  • All accommodation on full board meal basis 
  • Bhutan Entry Fees
  • All required entrance fees and permit fee 
  • Guide and Driver
  • International Airfares to Paro and Airport taxes
  • All government taxes and office surcharges 


  • Flightfare to Paro & from Paro
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable conditions such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the includes section 


Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Paro, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

If your itinerary includes camping or you choose to experience camping during your travel, a proper camping-site will be pre-decided. If required, we also provide the basic equipment which is refundable. Please check the Gear-List and Requirement List for more information.


All meals in Bhutan are included within the evident cost. However, if you want to eat your meals other than at your hotel or local restaurant, you will have to pay the additional amount.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.

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