Bhutan, a land of enchanting landscapes and rich cultural heritage, beckons travelers to embark on a remarkable journey known as the Druk Path Trek. This trek is not merely a walk through stunning scenery; it’s an opportunity to immerse oneself in the heart of Bhutan, experiencing its natural beauty and captivating culture.
The Druk Path Trek winds its way through an ancient high-level mule trail, connecting the picturesque valleys of Paro and Thimphu. Trekking enthusiasts are in for a treat as they traverse this magnificent path, where every step reveals a new facet of Bhutan’s beauty. As you ascend to altitudes ranging from 2000 to 4200 meters above sea level, you’ll find yourself amidst verdant forests of fir, blue pine, and dwarf rhodododendrons.
The journey offers not only a physical challenge but also a visual feast. As you tread along the trail, the majestic Himalayan peaks come into view, each glance a reminder of nature’s grandeur. The trail’s pinnacle reward is the awe-inspiring view of Mt. Gangkar Puensum, the world’s highest unscaled peak. Alongside this towering giant, the equally magnificent Jichu Drake and Gangkar Puensum adorn the horizon.
The Druk Path Trek is more than just a nature expedition; it’s an invitation to be a part of the Thunder Dragon Nation’s culture. The journey commences with a visit to the Taktsang Monastery, an iconic spiritual landmark. As you traverse apple orchids and pine forests, you’ll encounter Jele Dzong, a fortress perched on a grassy ridge. The panoramic views from this vantage point, including the majestic Mount Jumolhari, are bound to leave trekkers awe-struck.
Throughout the trek, Bhutan’s treasures unfold before your eyes. Crystal-clear mountain lakes shimmer in the sunlight, reflecting the surrounding beauty. Yak herders’ camps offer glimpses into traditional livelihoods, and as you tread near the Bhutan-Tibet border. The Himalayan panorama stretches out along the horizon.
A Trek to Remember
For those considering a trek in Bhutan, the Druk Path Trek stands out as the quintessential choice. It encapsulates the essence of Bhutan – its natural splendor, warm culture, and spiritual heritage. Beyond the trek, Bhutan’s vibrant festivals and cultural celebrations await, providing an opportunity to delve deeper into the nation’s soul.
Embark on the Druk Path Trek and discover Bhutan’s hidden gems, both in its landscapes and its heart. This journey promises an experience that marries the beauty of nature with the richness of culture, leaving trekkers with memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Cost per person per night
Our most competitive price: US$ 190.00 Per Person share on twin sharing
Visa Fee of US$ 20.00 per person (payable at the airport).
Tourism Development Fee of US$ 10.00 per person.
Extra: KTM -PARO – KTM US$ 380.00 Per Person
|Grade:||easy to moderate||Max-Altitude:||3845m|
|Trek Region:||N/A||Starts in/ Ends in:||PAro/Thimpu|
|Trek Duration:||7 days (3 days trek)||Type of trek:||Camping|
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