DRUK Path Trek is a popular trekking route in Bhutan that offers stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains, pristine lakes, and lush forests. The trek is named after the national symbol of Bhutan, the Druk (Thunder Dragon).
The trek is a moderate-level trek that starts from Paro and ends in Thimphu, covering a distance of approximately 50 miles over four days. The highest point of the trek is at an altitude of 13,125 feet.
Upon arrival at Paro International Airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, you will visit the National Museum of Bhutan and Paro Rinpung Dzong, a fortress-monastery that dates back to the 15th century.
After breakfast, you will drive to the starting point of the trek at the Ta Dzong (National Museum) in Paro. From here, you will begin your trek to Jele Dzong (3,400m). The trail ascends gradually through pine forests and offers stunning views of Paro valley. Trek Continues through dense forests of rhododendron and juniper, with occasional clearings that offer spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. You will cross several mountain passes, including the highest point on the trek at 4,180m. You will camp overnight at Jangchulakha (3,780m).
Jangchulakha to Jeney Tsho
The trail today takes you through alpine meadows and yak pastures, with stunning views of the Himalayan range. You will pass by several lakes, including the beautiful Jimilangtso Lake (3,880m), Trek continue further towards Jeney Tsho.
Today’s trek takes you through more spectacular scenery, with views of snow-capped peaks and valleys. You will pass by another lake, Simkotra Tsho (4,110m), Trek further is a steep descent through forests of blue pine and rhododendron. You will pass by several monasteries and chortens before reaching Phajoding (3,750m).
The final day of the trek takes you down to Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. The trail descends gradually through forests of blue pine and juniper, with occasional views of Thimphu valley. Upon arrival in Thimphu, you will be transferred to your Lodge,
Morning, see the worlds most beautiful Stamps at Bhutan Postal Museum, Worlds Largest sitting Buddha Dodenma. before journey west towards Paro, stop by at colorful centenary Farmers market. An hour Drive to Paro
Tiger’s Nest Monastery (3,120m). The hike takes approximately 5-6 hours round trip and offers stunning views of the Paro valley. Legend has it that Guru Rinpoche flew to this location on the back of a tiger and meditated here for several years. The monastery is perched on a cliff and is one of the most iconic landmarks of Bhutan. After the hike, you can relax and enjoy a traditional Bhutanese hot stone bath to soothe your tired muscles.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Paro International Airport for your departure flight.
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