Druk - Path -trekking -In -Bhutan
Druk Path trekking is exclusively designed for those who wish to explore the most of Bhutan on foot within the short span of time. Exploration begins with a hike to Taktsang monastery. This helps you in getting acclimatized for trekking to Drugyal dzong, Shana Shana, Soi Thangthangkha, Jangothang, Dumzo Dhumzo, Thombu Shong, Shana Zam and then back to Drugyal dzong. Breathtaking views of towering rugged peaks like Chomolhari (7320 m), JichuDrake (6900m) and Tshrim Khang, ruined forts, pristine villages, rivers, lakes, lush forests of oak, pine, rhododendron and spruce and abundant wildlife provide the trip with constantly changing sceneries and experiences along with a special connection with nature. This 11 day trek gives you exhilarating and rewarding way to experience some of the most captivating and
Druk Path Trekking Details Itinerary
Day 01: Flight from Kathmandu to Paro The flight into Paro is a befitting introduction to the spectacular beauty of our country. In clear weather, magnificent views of the world's highest peaks, give way to the lush green Paro valley. Your Bhutanese escort will greet you on arrival, and then drive you the short distance to the hotel. After tea, we visit Ta Dzong (built in1656 and renovated in 1968), an ancient watchtower, which now houses the National Museum . In the evening, we drive to the ruins of the Drukgyal Dzong (16 km) up the valley. It was built in 1647 by the great Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, father and unifier of medieval Bhutan. Explore the ramparts and on a clear day experience an unforgettable view of Mt. Jhomolhari (7314 m). On the way back, we visit Kichu Lhakhang, built in 659 A.D by the Tibetan king Srongsen Gampo. Dinner and over night in Hotel.
Day 02: Trek from Paro to Jele Dzong (3350m) The trek begins above the National Museum. We climb till we reach camp. If the weather permits, the Paro valley and the snow capped mountains can be seen. The campsite is near the old Jele Dzong. If the caretaker is there you can visit the Dzong. Overnight camp
Day 03: Trek from Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha The trek starts with a short climb and then passes through a thick alpine forest of rhododendron and gradually climbs till we reach camp. You may see yak herders around your campsite.
Day 04: Trek from Jangchulakha to Jimilangtso (3800) The trail follows the ridge and on a clear day the views of the mountains and valleys are beautiful. Our camp is close to Lake Jimilangtso . These lakes are known for their giant sized trout. Overnight camp
Day 05: Trek from Jimilangtso to Simkota The trail takes you through dwarf rhododendron trees past the lake of Janetso.Overnight camp
Day 06: Trek from Simkota to Phajoding From here we slowly descend down to Phajoding Monastery from where Thimphu town is visible at the valley floor. Overnight camp.
Day 07: Trek from Phajoding to Thimphu- Paro It is the short trek to Thimphu valley through dense forest. Lunch at Thimphu . After lunch drive to Paro. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel at Paro.
Day 08: Departure flight from Paro to Kathmandu Early breakfast, we drive to airport and flight to Kathmandu.
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