Druk Path Trek with Cultural Tour

Trip Description
Bhutanese landscape is characterized by rugged terrain and steep mountain valleys from subtropical plains in the south, through a temperate zone to the Sub-alpine Himalayas exceeding 7000 meters. Bhutan is predominantly a Buddhist country with Vajrayana Buddhism being Bhutan`s state religion. Hinduism is Bhutan`s second-largest religion mostly followed by the Nepali speaking Bhutanese in the south.In 'Druk Path Trek with 3 Days Cultural Tour’ we get to experience the rich Bhutanese culture and trek in one of Bhutan’s finest short treks, The Druk Path. The tour begins and ends in Paro with visits to other Bhutanese towns including Punakha and Thimpu. During the tour we visit quite a number of Bhutanese landmarks scattered throughout its townships like Rinpung Dzong, Jele Dzong, King's Memorial Chhorten, Punakha Dzong and others while also getting acquainted with the country’s amazing landscape and rich culture.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival and sightseeing in Paro (2,250m/7,382ft)
Day 02:  Acclimatization hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery (3,180m)
Day 03:  Trek begins: Paro to Jele Dzong (3,480m/11,415ft): 10 km, 4 - 5 hours
Day 04:  Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha (3,770m/12,365ft): 10 km, 3 - 4 hours
Day 05:  Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho (3,880m/12,729ft): 11 km, 4 hours
Day 06:  Jimilangtsho to Simkota (4,110m/13,480ft): 11 km, 4 hours
Day 07:  Simkota to Phajoding to Thimphu (2,350m/7,710ft): 14 km, 5 hours: Trek Ends
Day 08:  Thimphu to Punakha (1,250m/4,100 ft): 76 km, 2 - 3 hours
Day 09:  Punakha to Paro (2,250m/7,382ft): 130 km, 4 hours, Hike to Chimi Lhakhang
Day 10:  Final Departure

Trip Facts

Activities: Trekking and Hiking, Cultural and Historical Tours

Trip Duration: 10 Days

Trip Grade: Moderate

Altitude:Maximum: 4,110m

Accommodation: Standard hotels and camps

Meals: All meals

Transportation: Private vehicles

Group Size: Maximum of 12 people