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Druk Path Trek

Duration :- 10 Nights / 11 Days
Destination :- Paro - Jele Dzong - Jangchulakha - Jimilangtsho - Simkota - Phajoding - Thimphu - Paro

This is one of the best moderate trek, we can start this either from Paro or Thimpu. Trek passes through the chain of mountains, sparsely inhabited villages, lakes, spectacular Rhododendron forests which blooms in spring season. There are some 50 species of Rhododendron found in Bhutan varies in heights and colours of flowers. The trekkers experiences Bhutan, the hidden and virgin Paroland, at its magnificent form.

Day 01 : Arrive Paro
On arrival at Paro airport, you will be met by our representative.
Transfer to Hotel in Paro.

Day 02 : Paro
After breakfast Sight seeing tour continues to Paro valley visit to Drukgyel Dzong a ruined fortress, dome of Chomolhari the mountain goddess. Visit to Kyichu Lakhang one of the old temples built by king Sonsten Gampo, it was considered as the mark of arrival of Buddhism in Bhutan. Visit to National museum earlier known as Ta Dzong a watch tower. After lunch walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong (“Fortress of the heap of jewels”), Along the wooden galleries lining the inner courtyard are fine wall paintings demonstrating Buddhist teachings.
In time drive to Thimpu. Arrival and check in to hotel.Book Your Tour

Day 03 : Paro – Jele Dzong (8km, 3 hours)
You will start your first day trek up till Jele Dzong, The trail ascends gradually till the camp. Above the camp is Jele –la pass at the height of 3400 mts and Jele dzong. On a clear day you can have spectacular snow caped mountains in the back drop. There is lakhang having a statue of Buddha Sakyamuni.
Overnight in Camp.

Day 04 : Jele Dzong – Jangchulakha (10km, 3-4 hours)
Begins with the climb and slightly gradual ascends upwards, The trail passes through the thick alpine and Rhododendron forests.
Stunning views of Chomolhari peaks can be witness on a clear day, yak herders around and sweet syllable of Himalayan bird Monal, a unmatched experience of Bhutan.
Overnight in camp.
Chomolhari Peaks, Bhutan
Day 05 : Jangchulakha – Jimilangtsho (11 km, 4 hours)
The trail follows the ridge, on a clear day the views of the mountains and valley are sensational. You will enjoy a great view of Jichu Drake (6,989m). This peak is considered as the representation of protective deity of Paro. Overnight at Camp, which is closed to Jimilangtsho lake and famous for giant Trout Fish.

Day 06 : Jimilangtsho – Simkota (11km, 4 hours)
The trail passes through the Janetsho lake and Rhododendron Forests, yak herders in route. Overnight in Camp near Simkota lake, again having abundance of trout fishes.

Day 07 : Simkota – Phajoding (10km, 4 hours)
Today you will witness more snow caped mountains like Mt. Gangkar Puensum etc. Firstly trek ascends gradually and then descends down to Campsite. There is one small rest house with cafeteria in Phajoding. Book Your Tour
Stay at either rest house or camp depends on weather condition.

Day 08 : Phajoding – Thimphu (5km, 3 hours)
The most smooth trail with blue pine forest downhills you reach to Thimpu. The capital city of Bhutan. Afternoon at leisure or visit to the local market. Overnight at Hotel in Thimpu.

ThimphuDay 10 : Thimphu – Paro
After breakfast proceed to tour of Thimpu the capital town of Bhutan. Visit National Library, housing an extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts, The Institute of Traditional Medicine, and Institute of Zorig Chusum (Painting school). After lunch, visit Tashi chho dzong, “the fortress of the glorious religion”. This is the seat of political and religion power built by the unifier of Bhutan, Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal. Reconstructed again by the third king his majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck ‘the father of modern Bhutan’. Visit to government-run Handicrafts Emporium, local crafts shops to witness through the rich and flourished culture of Bhutan’s fine traditional Arts, hand woven textiles, Tangkha paintings wooden carvings and jewelry.
Overnight at hotel

Day 11 : Depart Paro
After early breakfast in the hotel, drive to the airport for flight to onward destination.