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Druk Path Trekking Tour


Package Duration 7 Days / 6 Nights
Pacakge Validity N.A.
Destination Covered Paro - Thimphu
Package Cost On Request

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Tour Itinerary :

Day 1: Arrival in Paro

The representative from Bhutan Eden Holiday will receive you at airport and transfer to hotel at Paro. After refreshment and lunch, we go sightseeing to following
1. Ta dzong-the National Museum, the ancient watch tower which has been converted to museum in the year 1967. The museum has the collection of art, relics, religious thangkha paintings, postage stamps, coins and handicrafts, as well as a small natural history collection.
2. Paro Dzong. Below Ta dzong is the Paro Dzong which houses the present District administrative offices and the Paro Monastic body. The dzong is also known by the named Rimpung Dzong built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1646.
Overnight halt in a hotel in Paro

Day 2: Paro - Excursion to Taktsang Monastery

Start excursion after a short drive to Satsam chorten. The path is through beautiful pine forest. Stop for light refreshment at Taktsang Cafeteria. A climb up hill will take you to the Taktsang Monastery- the Tiger Nest. The Taktsang Monastery is the most sacred for the Buddhist. The main lhakhang was built by Paro Penlop, Gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay in 1684. This amazing monastery is built at the edge of the rocky cliff. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in 747AD flew in on the back of a flying tigress. So it is named Tiger Nest.

Day 3: Paro - Jangchulakah (30km, 6-7 hours)

Start trekking nearby Ta Dzong through farm road of Jishigang and Damchena village. A short climb through fir forest is Jele Dzong. The ascending walk give full view of Paro valley with snow capped mountains behind it. The Jele Dzong has a statute of Chenrezi.
After lunch, walk with trail which passes through the thick alpine forests and rhododendrons. You will have amazing views of mountain peaks including the Mt. Jomolhari, if the weather is clear. You may find yak herders nearby your campsite.
Overnight halt at camp

Day 4: Jangchulakha-Simtota {22km, 5-6hours}

Follow the route through the ridgeline, and the views of mountains and valley are stunning in a clear day. You will have the impressive view of Jichu Drake (6,989 m), the peak which represents the protective deity of Paro.
Then take the trail that passes through dwarf rhododendron trees which will reach you, Janetsho Lake. You can come across yak herders’ camps. You will have an idea about life of yak herders. Overnight halt at campsite close to Simkota Lake.

Day 5: Simtokha - Phajoding - Thimphu {15km, 4-5 hours}

Start the day with a gradual climb; in the clear weather you will enjoy stunning views of Mt.Gangkar Puensum and other peaks. The route then slowly descends through juniper trees to Phajoding community hall.
The trail will take you complete downhill walk from Phajoding through blue pine forest.
. Overnight halt at the hotel in Thimphu


Tour Detail :

Drukpath trek is one of the popular treks in Bhutan. The trekking could be either from Paro to Thimphu or Thimphu to Paro. It is the treks with maximum altitude of 3400 m. ThisTop of ForBottom of Form trekking is walks in mountains of two valleys through blue pine forests and beautiful lakes. It also serves opportunity to visit villages, lhakhangs, old Dzongs and Yak herders’ camps. This route will offers opportunity of viewing Mt Jomolahari and other snow capped mountains.


Best Months:
March, April, May and September, October
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TARIFF

Bhutan has fixed tariff set by Government for Foreign tourist other than tourist from India, Bangladesh and Maldives. Bhutan Eden Holidays is the specialist in arranging all-inclusive tours and vacation trips in Bhutan for individuals, families, and groups. Bhutan Eden Holiday also arrange for client requested itineraries. Tariffs: For a group of 3 persons or more, the minimum daily tariff for the international tourist is fixed as follows:

• High Season Tariff – US$ 250 per person per night halt (March, April, May, September, October & November)
• Low Season Tariff – US$ 200 per person per night halt (January, February, June, July, August & December)

Surcharge: Surcharge for individual traveler is US$ 40 per night. Surcharge for groups of two persons is US$ 30 per person per night. The surcharge will not apply to representatives from Travel agents on business promotion visit approved by Tourism Council of Bhutan.

Discounts:
• No charge for children unto 5 years of age. Children between 6-12 years accompanied by elders shall be given 50% discounts on daily rates.
• Student below the age of 25 years will be eligible for 25% discount on daily rates.
• One person shall be given 50% discount on daily rates in a group of 11 to 15 people.
• One person shall be given 100% discount on daily rates in a group exceeding 16 people.
• Tourists availing discount under {a} & {b} will not be eligible for discount.

Agency Commission is 10% on tour amount to principal agents’ abroad deductible at source. No agency commission on surcharges of 1 to 2 pax.
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Includes :

  • Sightseeing
  • Transport

Excludes :

  • Air Fare
  • Insurance
  • Drinks: Liquor and beer
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.

Rate Card

The cost given in below table is for trekkers from India, Bangladesh and maldives

Duration No of pax 2-3 pax 4-7 pax 8 pax +
6 nights/ 7 days Paro-Paro 32,200.00 29,880.00 26,500.00
6 nights/ 7 days P’ling-P’ling 33,800.00 31,400.00 28,000.00