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Druk Path Trek 8 Nights 9 Days

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9 Days 8 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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The Druk Path Trek the most popular trek in the country as it passes through a gorgeous natural landscape of blue pine forests, high ridges and pristine lakes while at the same time offering the opportunity to visit some ancient lhakhangs, dzongs and villages.

The Druk Path Trek is also a fairly easy hike to undertake as the distances between rest camps is fairly short. The trail takes you through forests of fir, blue pine and dwarf rhododendrons at altitudes ranging between 2400-4200 m. On the third day hikers will arrive at Jimiling Lake, whose crystal clear waters are home to gigantic trout.

This trek also offers hikers stunning views of Mt. Gangkar Puensum, the highest unscaled peak in the world. The best times to embark on the Druk Path Trek are between March-May and  September-November.

 Druk Path Trek 8 nights 9 days

Max Elevation :4200 m

Min Elevation:2400 m

Difficulty: Medium

Best Season: March, April, May, September, October, November

No. of Days :  9 Days

Tour Cost :

1 Person  : USD 2320  Per person.

2 Person : USD 2040  Per person.

3 Person – 8 Person : USD 1600  Per person.

9 Person – 15 Person : USD 1520 Per person.

Trekking Facilities Includes: 

First Aid Box (Medicine).

Sleeping tent (2 man tent) with carpeted floor, Air Mattress, Pillow and room light.

Dinning tent with dining set, Table, Chair and dining light.

Kitchen tent with kitchen set and light.

Hot water bag with cover.

Toilet tent with toilet pot.

Shower tent with shower bag and mat.

Trekking  staff.

What you needs to bring for trekking:

Sleeping Bag.

Good Trekking boots.

Touch light.

Sun screen lotion.

Hats or caps.

Water bottle.

Sun glasses.

Warm cloths.

Basis medical kit with medicines for high altitude purifying water, insects repellents.

Small backpack to carry personal belongings.


  • Day 1 : Fly Paro Bhutan
  • Day 2 : Acclimatization hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery
  • Day 3: Paro - Jili Dzong
  • Day 4: Jili Dzong – Jangchulakha
  • Day 5: Jangchulakha - Jimelang Tsho
  • Day 6: Jimgelang Tsho - Simkotra Tsho
  • Day 7: Simkotra Tsho – Phajoding
  • Day 8: Phajoding – Mothithang
  • Day 9 : Paro Airport drop

Day 1 : Fly Paro Bhutan

Fly into Paro by DrukAir / Bhutan Airline After completing your immigration formalities, you will be received by our representative who will be your tour guide throughout your tour. Drive to hotel and check in latter you will visit the Rimpung Dzong, dating back to the 17th century. This building is an ancient fortress and center of civil and religious government in the Paro valley. From the Dzong, you can walk down to the road head crossing a traditional wooden bridge. From here, you will be taken to Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest and the most sacred shrine in the country. In the evening, you can stroll in Paro town. Overnight hotel in Paro.

Day 2 : Acclimatization hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery

5Km | 4-5 hours | 900m AscentAfter breakfast, hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, Bhutan's most famous monastery, which stands at 3180m gives you acclimatization for the next day's trek. According to the legend, it is believed that Guru Rimpoche, the 8th century Spiritual Master, flew to this location on the back of a tigress to meditate. Explore the Monastery and hike back to Paro. On the way, visit Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan. Overnight hotel in Paro.

Day 3: Paro - Jili Dzong

Distance 7 km Time 4-5 hours Ascent Ascent 1,090m Camp Altitude 3,480mThe first day can be quite arduous as you have to climb more than 1,000m elevation. You start from the Ta Dzong (National Museum) in Paro. The trek follows a gravel road past a few farms for about 30 minutes and then climbs up a steep ridge before leading through blue pine and fir forests to Damche Gom. Once you reach the ridge below Jili Dzong you descend about 100m to the campsite below the Dzong.

Day 4: Jili Dzong – Jangchulakha

Distance 10 km Time 4-5 hours Ascent Ascent 310 m, descent 50m Camp Altitude 3,770mYou begin with a steep climb for about an hour and a half, then the slope evens a bit and the ascent is more gradual. The trail takes you through thick alpine forests and dwarf rhododendron tress. You may see herders and their yaks around your campsite.

Day 5: Jangchulakha - Jimelang Tsho

Distance 11 km Time 4 hours Ascent Ascent 330m Camp Altitude 3,870mThe trail follows a ridge and on a clear day the view of the mountains and valley are simply stunning. The campsite is close to the Jimgelang Tsho Lake. This lake is known for its giant sized trout.

Day 6: Jimgelang Tsho - Simkotra Tsho

Distance 11 km Time 4 hours Ascent Ascent 820m Camp Altitude 4,110mThe trail takes you through dwarf rhododendron trees and past Janetso Lake. You may come across some yak herder camps where you will have the opportunity to get a glimpse of a nomad's life. The campsite is close to Simkotra Tsho Lake.

Day 7: Simkotra Tsho – Phajoding

Distance 10 km Time 3-4 hours Ascent Ascent 130m Camp Altitude 3,750mThe day begins with a gradual climb. If the weather permits, you will have a spectacular view of Mount Gangkar Puensum, the highest mountain in Bhutan and several other Himalayan peaks. From this pass, the trek takes you downhill towards Phajodhing where you will halt for the night. The camp is located just above Phadjoding Monastery.

Day 8: Phajoding – Mothithang

Distance 4-5 km Time 3 hours Ascent descent 1,130m Camp Altitude .........mAfter passing Phadjoding monastery, the trek to Thimphu (Mothitang) is downhill through a forested area of mostly blue pine. The walk, at a leisurely pace, takes about three hours. The Druk Path finishes at the Bhutan Broadcast Service (BBS) Telecommunication Tower, offering great view of the city of Thimphu then we drive for approx 10 minutes to reach hotel in thimphu. After hotel check in we will stroll around thimphu city . Overnight hotel in Thimphu

Day 9 : Paro Airport drop

After breakfast we will drive to Paro airport which is about 1 hrs 30 minute drive

  • US$ 40 per person (Single entry visa fee).
  • Accommodation in 3 star hotel on twin bed sharing basis.
  • Daily US$ 200 Per pax / Night Government royalty and all the tax.
  • All meals (break, lunch & dinner).
  • Full time English speaking guide.
  • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Gov surcharge USD 30 per person / night for the FIT traveler
  • Airfare.
  • Any alcoholic, nonalcoholic beverages and any other personal expenses.
  • Tips to guide, driver, trekking staff, hotel service, etc.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Single room / tent supplement charges USD 30 per night
  • Luxury hotels/resorts are available on supplement cost.

Tour's Location

Do visitors need a visa to visit Bhutan?
1.1. Yes, all visitors will need a visa to visit Bhutan, except for visitors from India, who will require a permit.1.2. Nationals of Bangladesh and the Maldives shall be eligible for a visa on arrival at the port of entry.1.3. Nationals of Switzerland and Thailand holding diplomatic and official passports shall be eligible for a visa on arrival at the port of entry.1.4. Visitors from India will need a permit to visit Bhutan. This applies to anyone holding an Indian passport, or an Indian voter ID card. For Indian nationals aged under 18 years, a passport or a birth certificate will suffice, and they must be accompanied by legal guardians.
How can visitors process their visa or permit?
2.1. Visitors can process a visa or permit online from the website of the Department of Immigration. Visitors can also engage tourism service providers (see for more details) to process the travel documents and plan a trip. The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) will also offer customer service to help answer questions regarding visa applications and to answer questions about travel within the country.2.2. Although visitors from Bangladesh and Maldives can process visas on arrival and visitors from India can process permits on arrival at the port of entry, it is recommended that these be applied online to reduce wait time and for faster clearance at the port of entry.
What are the documents required to process the visa?
3.1. A passport copy is required. The passport must be valid for six months from the intended date of departure from the Kingdom;3.2. Travel insurance valid for the duration of the trip; and3.3. A recent passport size photograph.
How much is the visa fee and how long does it take to issue?
4.1. The visa fee is USD 40 per person and it is non-refundable. While the process to issue the visa is usually quick, the visa can take up to five working days to process.
What are the documents required to process the permit (for Indian guests)?
5.1. Visitors from India can use a passport or voter ID card. Children under 18 years of age can use a birth certificate or passport, and must be accompanied by a legal guardian.5.2. Passport size photograph is also required.5.3. Travel insurance is required and should be valid for the whole duration of the trip.
How can I purchase insurance if I don’t have any?
6.1 There is also an option to purchase domestic travel insurance from Bhutanese insurance providers at the port of entry during arrivals. There are also tourism information officers stationed at all ports of entry who can assist travellers. Click here to get details on the insurance from Bhutan Insurance Limited.
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