Bhutan Jewel Travel

Druk Path Trek

Basically, a low altitude forest trek in the area between Paro and Thimphu.

Day 1: Arrive at Paro, clear immigration and customs, I will meet as you exit the airport, and take you to the hotel. hotel. Orientation. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan and Paro Dzong. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Sightseeing in Paro Valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Walk/hike to Tiger’s Nest, Taktshang Monastery. Lunch at Taktshang teahouse with its spectacular view of the famous monastery. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Paro to Jele Dzong. Our trek begins with an easy 6-7km walk at a fairly low altitude, 2600m.

Day 5: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha, This10km walk at less than 3000 m goes through alpine and rhododendron forests.

Day 6: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtso, 11km trail at 3350m.

Day 7: Jimilangtso to Simkota, Again, an 11km trail at about the same altitude.

Day 8: Simkota to Phadjoding, This easy 10km walk at less than 3000 m affords a views of several mountain peaks, including Gangkar Puensum, before we decend to Phajoding.

Day 9: Phajoding to Thimphu, This is an easy forest walk to Thimphu of about 8 km at less than 3000 m. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Thimphu valley sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Tours of handicraft center and shopping in the morning; in the afternoon, visit Bhutan’s oldest Dzong, Simtokha, and then drive to Paro. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Drive to airport to check in for your early morning departure.