Druk Path Trek With Bhutan tour - 7 Days

Druk Path Trek With Bhutan tour

Trip Info

Trip Duration

7 Days

Max Altitude

Jimilangtsho Lake 3,880 m

Difficulty

moderate

Start From

Bhutan

Trip Ends At

Bhutan

Druk Path Trek With Bhutan tour Overview

Druk path Trek With Bhutan Cultural Tour, 7 days trip is a combination of the cultural tour as well as trekking. The trekking trail allows you to explore some of the least explored remote areas, whereas our tour lets us experience some of the best cultural heritage sites in the cities of Thimpu and Paro.

Druk means "the Thunder Dragon" in Bhutanese as well as Tibetan mythology. 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 also a National Symbol of Bhutan. The symbol is found in the National Flag of Bhutan, which holds the jewels, represents wealth or riches. 

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 villages hamlets. 

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Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival in Paro & sightseeing (in case of early arrival)
30 mins
Max Altitude: 2,200 m

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. 

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Paro
Day 2: Excursion to the Tiger's Nest Monastery
3-4 hrs hike & 1 hr drive
Max Altitude: 3,120 m

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. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Paro
Day 3: Trek to Jele Dzong
4 hrs
Max Altitude: 3,400 m

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Day 4: Trek to Jangchulakha
4-5 hrs
Max Altitude: 3,600 m

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Day 5: Trek to Langrithang
4-5 hrs
Max Altitude: 3,880 m

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. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
Day 6: Trek to Tsaluna & drive to Thimpu
4 hrs trek & 2 hrs drive
Max Altitude: 2,350 m

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. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Thimpu
Day 7: Drive to Paro & final Departure
2-3 hrs
Max Altitude: 2,200 m

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. 

Meals: Breakfast

What is included / not included

Include

  • 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

Exclude

  • 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 

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..

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