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BHUTAN TREKKING - THE DRUK PATH

  • Bhutan
  • Spring / Summer
  • Autumn / Winter
  • Alone
  • As a couple
  • W/ friends
  • 9 to 15 days
  • Group trip
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • English

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11 days, Paro to Paro

Where else but the happiest country in the world could you trek among the Himalayas, smiling the whole time at the sheer beauty of the temples and landscapes around you? This active tour will get you out and about to visit some of the most gorgeous temples and monasteries in this part of the world. Trek sacred mountain passes of the celebrated Druk Path, ascend to the profound Taktshang Monastary (Tiger's Nest), and explore the unique beauty of the city of Paro. Bhutan is the only place in the world just waiting for you to walk all over its happiness. (Warning, it's contagious here.)

Day 1 : Paro

Arrive at any time, arrival transfer included. Take an orientation walk of Paro town before dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 2 : Paro

Enjoy a day of sightseeing in the Paro valley and gain a deeper understanding of the country's history.

Day 3 : Paro

Hike to the stunning Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest).

Day 4 : Paro/Jele Dzong

Visit the Ta Dzong National Museum, before beginning the hike along the Druk Path to Jele Dzong.

Day 5 : Jele Dzong/Jangchulakha

Continue hiking from Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha. Admire the spectacular mountain scenery and flowering rhododendron bushes around the trail.

Day 6 : Jangchulakha/Jimilangtsho

Continue the hike through the mountains, heading for the lake at Jimelangtsho.

Day 7 : Jimilangtsho/Simkotra

Trek along the Druk Path route to Simkotra Lake.

Day 8 : Simkotra/Phajoding

Climb up to Phume La, where there is an opportunity for impressive views across the towering Himalaya peaks.

Day 9 : Phajoding/Thimphu

Leaving Phajoding, trek down to Thimphu where the trek ends.

Day 10 : Thimphu/Paro

Spend the day exploring the sights of Thimpu, including the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services and Folk Heritage Museum. Later, drive back to Paro and enjoy a final night with the group.

Day 11 : Paro

Depart at any time.

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Where?

Bhutan

When?

Spring / Summer - Autumn / Winter

Travel period

9 to 15 days

Traveller(s)?

Alone - As a couple - W/ friends

Accommodation

Hotels - Camping

Trip type

Group trip

Tour guide

English

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