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Druk Path Trekking

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 :

Includes :

  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transport

Excludes :

  • Air Fare
  • Insurance
  • Drinks: Liquor and beer
  • Telephone call charges, laundry charges, tips and all personal items
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.

Specific Departure Dates :

March, April, May and September, October