Druk Path Trek With Bhutan tour

Druk Path Trek With Bhutan tour

TripGrade: Moderate
Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Duration:

7 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Jangchulakha (3,600m)

Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Trial Access:

Flight/Private Vehicle

Best Season:

All Year Round

This 7 day trip in Bhutan is a combination of cultural tours and trekking. The Druk path Trek With Bhutan Tour allows you to explore some of the least explored remote areas of Bhutan. This is combined with some of the best cultural heritage sites in the cities of Thimpu and Paro. This trip includes some very famous landmarks of Bhutan such as Rinpung Dzong (fortress), Kichu Lhakhang, Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Jele Dzong, Jangchulakha, Jimilangtsho, Langrithang, Tashichho Dzong, and King’s Memorial Chorten.

Druk is a National Symbol of Bhutan. The Druk symbol found in the National Flag of Bhutan holds the jewels, which represents wealth. For those who are curious to know the meaning of Druk, it means ‘the Thunder Dragon’ in Bhutanese as well as Tibetan mythology.

Your week-long stay in "the Last Shangri La, Bhutan" offers you to immerse yourself into the unique and beautiful culture and tradition along with the vast topography filled with white mountains, lush hills, and tiny settlements. 

Starting Price

USD 1789 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Bhutan

Departure from: Bhutan

Day 1

Arrival in Paro & sightseeing

Meals included: Lunch & Dinner

Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be greeted by a Bhutanese representative from Himalayan Trekkers and get transferred to the hotel. 

After a brief rest and lunch, we will head towards the Ta Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan. Then, we take a short walk to the Rinpung Dzong often described as the fort with heaps of Jewel. We will also visit Kichu Lakhang, an important Buddhist site built in the 17th century. By the late afternoon, we reach the Drugyal Dzong (Bhutan Victory Fort). 

A beautiful night in Paro. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

Day 2

Excursion to the Tiger's Nest Monastery (3,120m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning breakfast and we start our hike up to the 4200 steps to the Tiger's Nest Monastery, locally known as the Taktsang Monastery. Legends state that the Guru Rinpoche from Tibet flew on the back of a tigress and meditated to this location. 

On our back to the city, we will have a lunch in a popular cafeteria halfway down the hill. 

A comfortable night at the hotel in Paro. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs hike

Day 3

Trek to Jele Dzong

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

A little more than 4 hours of trek takes us to our overnight camp at Jele Dzong (3400m). Jele Dzong is mostly in ruins but there is a Lhakhang (Buddhist Temple) with the statute of Buddha Sakyamuni.

Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 4 hrs hike

Day 4

Trek to Jangchulakha

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We don’t have a long walk after breakfast as we only walk for a couple of hours. We climb up for about half an hour and go down 15 minutes to reach a top of a ridge. Then walk through the forest for an hour before we reach Jangchulakha, situated at an altitude of 3600m from sea level and it is also the highest point of our trek.

Accommodation: Tented Camp Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs hike

Day 5

Trek to Langrithang

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We start the day with a short climb to a hill from where you can see the Mt. Jumolhari and neighboring peaks. After crossing the ridge, we go down through the trail to the Jimilangtsho Lake and make a stop for lunch. We go down further until reaching Langrithang. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs hike

Day 6

Trek to Tsaluna & drive to Thimpu

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning hike down through the narrow trail and we reach Tsaluna and drive ahead to Thimpu. We can explore Thimpu in the evening.

You can drive to Paro for the flight next morning or wake up 2 hours earlier, before sunrise and drive to Paro. You can decide before finalizing the trip with Himalayan Trekkers. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 4 hrs trek & 2 hrs drive

Day 7

Drive to Paro & final Departure

Meals included: Breakfast

Flights from Bhutan are scheduled early in the morning as only Druk air flies to and from Bhutan. So don’t forget to pack breakfast if you don’t have time to eat it at the hotel.

Bid farewell to Bhutan carrying away beautiful memories of it. 

Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

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Accommodation

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.

Meals

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. 

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


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Airport transfers 
  • All ground transfers as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary with all meals
  • Bhutan Entry Fees
  • All Permit and Entrance Fees
  • Guided Sightseeing
  • Guide and Driver Fees 
  • A bottled water 
  • All government taxes and office service charges

Whats Not Included

  • International Airfares and Airport tax
  • 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 INCLUSION section 


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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