Best Season: March, April, May, September, October, November and December. It’s Doable all year round despite its best seasons. Duration: 7 Days Meals : Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Tour Guide: Available Activity: SightSeeing,Photography,Trekking,Hiking Type of Trek: Trekking and cultural sightseeing.
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Druk path trek has always attracted the highest number of trekkers compare to rest of the trekking trails in the country, credit to its moderate nature in terms of both number of days required to trek and the elevation (averaging 3000m to 3800m). While trekking on these routes, you will have an opportunity to visit nearby villages, monasteries and numerous beautiful lake.

Difficulty grading: Moderate
Best Season: March, April, May, September, October, November and December. It’s Doable all year round despite its best seasons.
Nature of Tour: Trekking and cultural sightseeing.

Day 01: Arrival at Paro– Paro vicinity tour (cultural sightseeing)

Your guide and driver will pick you up from Paro international airport and transfer you to the hotel. After checking in, get refreshed, enjoy your lunch and set out for visiting following places:

Paro Rinpung Dzong: Located on the bank of Pachu River, Paro Dzong, formally known as Rinchen Pung Dzong (shortened to Rinpung Dzong), was built in 1644 under the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. It is one of the most beautiful and historically importantdzongs in the country. Today, it houses both district administration and monastic body.

Paro Ta Dzong (national museum): Located on a spur above Rinpung Dzong, five and a half kilometers’ drive from Tshongdu town, the dzong was built in the mid-17th century as a watchtower overlooking Rinpung Dzong by Lanyongpa Tenzin Drukdra and Chogyal Migyur Tenpa. The circular dzong houses the National Museum of Bhutan.
Kichu Lhakhang: Located about 10 minutes’ drive from Paro town, the temple is one of the two among 108 temples built by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century to subdue a demon that lay supine across Tibet and Bhutan. The temple contains sacred relics dating back to the 7th century like a statue of Lord Buddha and four statues of Chagtong Chentong. It also contains the statues of Guru Nangsi Zilnon, Dolma Kukuli (a manifestation of Tara), Zhabdrung, the bone relic of his Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

Overnight: At hotel in Paro

Day 02: Paro – Jili Dzong (trekking)
The trail starts from Ta Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan, in Paro. On the first day, we will have an altitude gain of more than 1,000 m till we reach our campsite located below Jili Dzong.

Time: 4-5 hrs
Distance :7 km
Trial: 1,090 m ascent
Campsite altitude: 3,480 m
Day 03: Jili Dzong – Jangchulakha (trekking)
It involves climbing uphill for about an hour from Jili dzong. The trail then remains constant till we reach our stop over at Janchulakha.

Time: 4-5 hrs
Distance :10 km
Trail: 310 m ascent, 50 m descent
Campsite altitude: 3,770 m
Day 04: Jangchulakha – Jimgelang Lake (trekking)
Today we will be spending our night nearby Jigmelang Lake. From here, one can enjoy a spectacular view of mountains, valleys and Lakes. The trail for the day remains constant without much gain or loss in its altitudes.

Time: 4 hrs
Distance: 11 km
Trail: 230 m descent, 330 m ascent
Campsite altitude: 3,870 m
Day 05: Jimgelang Tsho – Simkotra Lake (trekking)
The trail today will lead us through few yak herders’ camp. We will spend our yet another night nearby a lake (Simkotra).

Time: 4 hrs
Distance: 11 km
Trail: 820 m ascent, 400 m descent
Campsite altitude: 4,110 m
Day 06: Simkotra Lake – Phajoding (trekking)
Our stop over for a night will be at Phajoding. From here we will have a spectacular view of Bhutan’s tallest mountain, the Gangkar Puensum.

Time: 3-4 hrs
Distance :10 km
Trail: 130 m ascent, 680 m descent
Campsite altitude: 3,750 m
Day 07: Phajoding – Thimphu – Paro (trekking)
Your trekking journey will come to an end today at Sangaygang. Meet your driver and car here and drive towards Paro for the night.

Time: 3 hrs
Distance: 4-5 km
Trail: 1,130 m descent
Overnight: At hotel in Paro
Day 08: Departure
After your breakfast, your guide and driver will see you off at Paro international airport for your onward destination.

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Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival at Paro– Paro vicinity tour (cultural sightseeing)

Your guide and driver will pick you up from Paro international airport and transfer you to the hotel. After checking in, get refreshed, enjoy your lunch and set out for visiting following places:Paro Rinpung Dzong: Located on the bank of Pachu River, Paro Dzong, formally known as Rinchen Pung Dzong (shortened to Rinpung Dzong), was built in 1644 under the command of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. It is one of the most beautiful and historically importantdzongs in the country. Today, it houses both district administration and monastic body.Paro Ta Dzong (national museum): Located on a spur above Rinpung Dzong, five and a half kilometers’ drive from Tshongdu town, the dzong was built in the mid-17th century as a watchtower overlooking Rinpung Dzong by Lanyongpa Tenzin Drukdra and Chogyal Migyur Tenpa. The circular dzong houses the National Museum of Bhutan. Kichu Lhakhang: Located about 10 minutes’ drive from Paro town, the temple is one of the two among 108 temples built by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century to subdue a demon that lay supine across Tibet and Bhutan. The temple contains sacred relics dating back to the 7th century like a statue of Lord Buddha and four statues of Chagtong Chentong. It also contains the statues of Guru Nangsi Zilnon, Dolma Kukuli (a manifestation of Tara), Zhabdrung, the bone relic of his Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.Overnight: At hotel in Paro

Day 2

Paro – Jili Dzong (trekking)

The trail starts from Ta Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan, in Paro. On the first day, we will have an altitude gain of more than 1,000 m till we reach our campsite located below Jili Dzong. Time: 4-5 hrs Distance :7 km Trial: 1,090 m ascent Campsite altitude: 3,480 m

Day 3

Jili Dzong – Jangchulakha (trekking)

It involves climbing uphill for about an hour from Jili dzong. The trail then remains constant till we reach our stop over at Janchulakha. Time: 4-5 hrs Distance :10 km Trail: 310 m ascent, 50 m descent Campsite altitude: 3,770 m

Day 4

Jangchulakha – Jimgelang Lake (trekking)

Today we will be spending our night nearby Jigmelang Lake. From here, one can enjoy a spectacular view of mountains, valleys and Lakes. The trail for the day remains constant without much gain or loss in its altitudes. Time: 4 hrs Distance: 11 km Trail: 230 m descent, 330 m ascent Campsite altitude: 3,870 m

Day 5

Jimgelang Tsho – Simkotra Lake (trekking)

The trail today will lead us through few yak herders’ camp. We will spend our yet another night nearby a lake (Simkotra). Time: 4 hrs Distance: 11 km Trail: 820 m ascent, 400 m descent Campsite altitude: 4,110 m

Day 6

Simkotra Lake – Phajoding (trekking)

Our stop over for a night will be at Phajoding. From here we will have a spectacular view of Bhutan’s tallest mountain, the Gangkar Puensum. Time: 3-4 hrs Distance :10 km Trail: 130 m ascent, 680 m descent Campsite altitude: 3,750 m

Day 7

Phajoding – Thimphu – Paro (trekking)

Our stop over for a night will be at Phajoding. From here we will have a spectacular view of Bhutan’s tallest mountain, the Gangkar Puensum. Time: 3-4 hrs Distance :10 km Trail: 130 m ascent, 680 m descent Campsite altitude: 3,750 m

Day 8

Departure

After your breakfast, your guide and driver will see you off at Paro international airport for your onward destination.
  • Airport pick-up and drop off service
  • Trekking Guide
  • Accommodation (as per the itinerary)
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks (if required)
  • Trekking permit of National park
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System )
  • Insurance and equipment for the trekking staffs
  • First Aid Kit
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, extra accommodation in Thimpu
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Thimpu(with out itinerary )
  • Pricing Name
    Min Group Size
    Max Group Size
    Price
     
  • Pricing Name: 1 person (Basic camping):
    Min Group Size: 1 pax
    Max Group Size: 1 pax
    price: $ 2489.98 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 1 person (Mid-range camping)
    Min Group Size: 1 pax
    Max Group Size: 1 pax
    price: $ 2790 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 1 person (Luxury camping)
    Min Group Size: 1 pax
    Max Group Size: 1 pax
    price: $ 3090 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 2-4 person (Basic camping)
    Min Group Size: 2 pax
    Max Group Size: 4 pax
    price: $ 2390 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 2-4 person (Mid-range camping)
    Min Group Size: 2 pax
    Max Group Size: 4 pax
    price: $ 2690 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 2-4 person (Luxury camping)
    Min Group Size: 2 pax
    Max Group Size: 4 pax
    price: $ 2990 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 5-7 person (Basic camping)
    Min Group Size: 5 pax
    Max Group Size: 7 pax
    price: $ 2290 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 5-7 person (Mid-range camping)
    Min Group Size: 5 pax
    Max Group Size: 7 pax
    price: $ 2590 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 5-7 person (Luxury camping)
    Min Group Size: 5 pax
    Max Group Size: 7 pax
    price: $ 2889.96 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 8+ person (Basic camping)
    Min Group Size: 8 pax
    Max Group Size: 40 pax
    price: $ 2190 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 8+ person (Mid-range camping)
    Min Group Size: 8 pax
    Max Group Size: 40 pax
    price: $ 2490 /Person
  • Pricing Name: 8+ person (Luxury camping)
    Min Group Size: 8 pax
    Max Group Size: 40 pax
    price: $ 2790 /Person

If you want to cancel your trip, your payment made will be refunded after deducting the bank charges and other service charges. But the visitors have to let us know immediately as and when they decide to cancel their tour.

Tour Programs booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows: –

within 60 days of the start of the tour programme: Free
within 30 days: 15% of the rate
within 14 days: 30% of the rate
within 7 days: 50% of the rate
Less than 7 days or cancellation without notice: 100% of the rate

There shall be no charge for the number of days of delay in departure of visitor due to weather conditions, Druk Air/Bhutan Airline problems or roadblocks. They will be charged only the actual expenses on accommodation, food transport and any other services required.

It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to travel.

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