Bhutan Trekking – The Druk Path

Introduction

Where else but the happiest country in the world could you trek among the Himalayas, smiling the whole time at the sheer beauty of the temples and landscapes around you? This active tour will get you out and about to visit some of the most gorgeous temples and monasteries in this part of the world. Trek sacred mountain passes of the celebrated Druk Path, ascend to the profound Taktshang Monastary (Tiger’s Nest), and explore the unique beauty of the city of Paro. Bhutan is the only place in the world just waiting for you to walk all over its happiness. (Warning, it’s contagious here.)

What's included

  • Accommodations Hotel (7 nts), camping (3 nts).
  • Meals 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Paro orientation tour
  • Chelela Pass hike
  • Kila Goempa Nunnery hike
  • Druk Path trekking (4 days)
  • Motithang Takin Preserve visit
  • Folk Heritage Museum visit
  • Institute for Zorig Chusum visit
  • Kuenselphodrang visit
  • Memorial Chorten visit
  • Chime Lhakhang visit
  • Your Wellness Moment: Institute of Traditional Medicine Services, Thimphu

Itinerary

Day 1 Paro

Arrive at any time, arrival transfer included. Take an orientation walk of Paro town.

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 2 Paro

Drive to the Chelela Pass before then hike to Kila Goempa, a nunnery perched on a cliff housing over 60 nuns.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3 Paro/Jele Dzong

Drive to Ta Dzong and begin the hike along the Druk Path. Enjoy a gradual climb with stunning views of the Paro valley, Mt. Jumolhari(7314m) and snowcapped mountains. Finishing the day’s journey at Jele Dzong camp.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4 Jele Dzong/Jimilangtsho

Continue hiking along a ridge, enjoying the spectacular mountain scenery and flowering rhododendron bushes around the trail. Pass by Jimelangtsho where you may see Yak herders and can visit their tents before reaching camp at Tshokam.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Jimilangtsho/Simkotra

Continue the hike through the mountains, ending the day at Simkotra camp near the lake.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6 Simkotra/Thimphu

Enjoy a final day hikking up to Phume, the highest elevation on our trek. Continue downhill with stunning views of the valley, ending in Thimpu.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7 Thimphu

Spend the day exploring the sights of Thimpu, including the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services and Folk Heritage Museum.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Wellness Moment Institute of Traditional Medicine Services

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 8 Thimphu/Punākha

Travel to Punakha and trek to Chime Lhakhang. Also known as the temple of the “Divine Madman,” hear stories of the madman’s legacy. Later, explore Punakha Dzong, one of Bhutan’s most majestic structures.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9 Punākha/Paro

Enjoy a day of sightseeing in the Paro valley and gain a deeper understanding of the country’s history. Explore Kyichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan’s oldest monasteries, before learning about the national sport with a visit to a local archery ground.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 10 Paro

Explore Drugyel Dzong, a ruined castle that has repelled many invasions, before hiking through the mountains to the stunning Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest).

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 11 Paro

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast

NOTES

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

 

My Own Room – From $1349.00

If you’re travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip.

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