Drukpath Trek

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  • Duration: 12 days
  • Departs: 18/02/2016
  • Price: $250

[ 12 days / 6 days moderate trekking ]

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 1
Paro Dzong

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
Paro Valley

Sightseeing in Paro Valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Taktshang Monastery

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
Jele Dzong

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

Day 5
Jangchulakha

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

Day 6
Jimilangtso

Jangchulakha to Jimilangtso, 11km trail at 3350m.

Day 7
Simkota

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

Day 8
Phadjoding

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
Thimphu

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

Thimphu valley sightseeing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11
Simtokha

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
Airport

Drive to airport to check in for your early morning departure.

Details

 START Paro
FINISH Punakha
DESTINATIONS Paro-Thimphu-Punakha
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Paro International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
WHAT’S INCLUDE
  • Private guided tour
  • Visas for Bhutan
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily 3 meals (B/L/D) at designated restaurants or hotels
  • Accommodation at 3 star hotel
  • A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
  • An experienced driver
  • A tour vehicle
  • Entry fees & road permits
  • Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges
  • Mineral bottled water
  • Set of traditional costume (to be return at the end of your stay)
  • Full service & assistance before, during and after your Bhutan trip
WHAT’S EXCLUDED
  • Flight into Bhutan via Drukair (can be arranged with us)
  • Hotel stay outside of Bhutan
  • Travel Insurance (can be arranged with us)
  • Meals at 4-5 stars restaurants
  • Tips for the guide and driver
  • Alcoholic drink
  • Flight on other airline to catch Drukair Flight

Best Season

Spring (March to May) and autumn (September and October) are the best time for touring and trekking in Bhutan. The months of April and May offer the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms whereas Bhutan observes its biggest festivals during spring.

Trip Start Dates

We will organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please Contact Us  for your customized departure date.

Additional Information

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