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Druk Path Trek | Bhutan Trek | With Botanical Treks-9 days

The Druk Path Trek or the Bhutan`s classic short trek combines with a spectacular or splendid views of the Himalayas with a social /cultural or the way of Bhutanese life & religious aspects to experience as one follow the an ancient high route from Thimphu, a capital city of Bhutan. The 5 days Druk Path  treks is the most popular trekking destination in the country as it passes through the gorgeous natural landscapes of bleu pine forests, high ridges & most pristine Lakes while at the same time, offering the an opportunity to visit some of an ancient Ihakhang`s Dzongs/ Monasteries & some of the beautiful villages .
The Druk Path trekking is also a fairly easy trek to undertake as the distance between the camps are fairly short. The trail takes one through forests of blue pines & Dwarf Rhododendrons at the elevations ranging in between 2,400 m  to 4,200 m from sea level, while one will arrive at Jimling Lake whose crystal clear water is the home of the gigantic Trout fishes. This trek also offers to trekkers & hikers stunning views of Mt. Gangkar Puensum, the highest unscale peak in the world, the most highlight of the trek! The best time to trek on the Druk Path trek are in between September to November & March to June.

The some of the most highlights of the Trek:
•  Cultural highlights of Bhutan and an outstanding 5-day trek
•  Bhutan`s classic short trek - the high route from Paro to Thimphu
•  High ridges and idyllic lakeside camps
•  Breathtaking views of the Himalaya including Chomolhari
•  Trekking in unspoilt landscapes in the" Land of the Thunder Dragon "

Following the ancient high-level route between Paro and Thimphu, the Druk Path is a simply an excellent short trekking experience in Bhutan. The first day's walk leads to the ruined Jeli Dzong which sits on a high ridge above the Paro valley and commands breathtaking views across to Chomolhari. During the succeeding 4 days of trekking, we climb above the tree-line and cross several passes, including the Phume- La (4,210 m). En route, we camp beside clear mountain lakes, visit Yak herder`s encampments and enjoy splendid panorama of the peaks on the border with Tibet, including Jitchu Drake and Gangkar Puensum. Also included is the chance to hike to Taktsang Monastery in the Paro valley, visit Thimpu's impressive Tasichoedzong and take an excursion to the stunning Punakha Dzong, Bhutan's traditional winter capital. Offering easy trekking within a pristine landscape, this popular holiday provides a taste of the unique and fascinating culture of Bhutan.
If you would like to visit one of the Bhutan’s spectacular festivals during your trip, then kindly you can contact with us. Also, kindly check up the Bhutan`s Calendar to find the festivals during your visit the country.
September -November (autumn season): The Druk Path trek & Paro festivals
March -June (Spring Season): The Druk path trek & Thimhpu festivals

Is this holiday/ trekking for you?
Trekking conditions on this short trek are nowhere difficult, since one is following a route which was formerly an important link between Paro and Thimpu and which has been used for many generations by packed animals. The altitude attained on the trip is not extreme and the passes that one cross should not be snow covered at the time of departures. This route presents a great variety of landscapes type; ranging from terraced farmland, through some of the finest mixed forest in the world, to open, alpine pastureland and Scenic Mountain passes.  This is a short trek, at relatively low altitude and it is not very sustained.  However, it should be noted that trekking at even moderately high altitudes is more demanding than the equivalent terrain at low.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Paro, transfer to Thimphu, free day & briefing in the evening

Day 02: Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, sightseeing tour

Day 03: Thimphu - Phajoding

Day 04: Phajoding - Semkotha

Day 05: Semkotha - Jimilangtso

Day 06: Jimilangtso - Jele dzong

Day 07: Jele Dzong - Paro

Day 08: Flight from Paro to Kathmandu

Day 09: Flight from Kathmandu to final destination

Service Includes

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  • Bhutan royalty fee
  • Accommodation (standard 3-4 star), approved by Tourism Council of Bhutan and Hotel Association of Bhutan (HAB)
  • Food (3 meals a day) and beverages
  • Transportation within Bhutan
  • Guide services (licensed by Department of tourism and English speaking)
  • Riding ponies or yaks on trek
  • Cook (professional) and experienced staff on trek
  • Ponies, yaks to carry the supplies on trek
  • Tents and other camping equipment on trek

Service Excludes

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  • Transportation to and from Bhutan
  • Bhutan visa (USD $ 40 per person)
  • Bhutan tourist tax ($ 10 per person)
  • Tips, personal expenses and insurances
  • Sleeping bags
  • Bar bills; soft drinks and alcoholic drinks


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