The Trekking in Bhutan provides good views of snow capped peaks, hills and river valleys. The sound of birds and gushing streams will welcome the trekkers and Nomad will also offer their own culture and tradition to the visitors. Trekking provides the insight of rural life of Bhutan and journey on foot will take you through deep forest with their scattered settlement and then out on to the high alpine grazing lands of the nomadic yak's herders.

The trek will be guided by good team of Bhutan Guidance Tours &Treks with necessary equipments required in exploring the mountain and valleys in Bhutan. Our trekking teams are competent and experience in exploring the trails in Bhutan.

DRUK PATH TREK (11days)


The Druk path Trek starts from Paro to Thimphu or vice versa. The trek will lead you through beautiful mountains that separate the two valleys. There are beautiful lakes with different shape which bear the religious signicance and area is popular for rhododendron which blooms on May. In the clear weather of late autumn and winter, there are great view of Himalayas.

Season: Late February to June or September to December.

Day one:Landing to Paro valley.

On arrival in Paro, You will be greeted by representative of Bhutan Guidance Tours & Treks with eight lucky sign white scarf which has religious signicance to wish you good stay in Bhutan. You will be transfer to Hotel or resort in Paro or explore the paro valley as per your convenience.

Overnight stay:Hotel or resort in Paro

Day Two: Exploring the Historical site of Paro

Drive towards North to visit Drugyel Dzong , built in 1646 by Tibetan saint Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to commemorate his victory over the Tibetan Invaders. The Dzong was caught by fire in 1951 and its ruined state which provides the good view of mountain Jhomolahri covered by snow capped and beautiful valleys surrounded by Paddy field. Then visit the Kyichu Lhakhang or oldest monastery in Bhutan which was built before the arrival of Guru rimpoche(Second Lord Buddha) to Bhutan. In the afternoon, visit the Tadzong or watching tower which was constructed to protect the Paro Dzong from the Tibetan invaders. Now the watching tower is National museum of Bhutan which is filled by rich entique, culture and tradition of Bhutan.

Overnight stay: Hotel or Resort in Paro

Day Three: Paro to Jele Dzong. (8km,3-4hrs)

The journey start with short climb to Jele Dzong and trail ascends gradually up to the camp with the elevation of 3400m. There is also Lhakhang or monastery containing the Buddha shakyamuni statue.

Overnight camp:Jele La Pass.

Day Four: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha.(10km, 3-4hrs)

The trail will take you through thick alpine forests and rhododendrons and find of good view of Jhomolhari and other snow capped peaks if the weather is clear. You may also hear monal pheasants calling during the day and yaks on the way.

Overnight camp: Jangchulhakha surrounded by yak's herder camp.

Day Five:Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho (11km,4hrs)

The trail follows the ridge and the clear day will bring a good view of mountains and valley. The good view of Jichu Drake Mountain (6989m) or the peak is considered to represent the protective deity of Paro. The camp will be close to Jimilangtsho which is famous for the giant sized trout.

Overnight camp: Jimilangtsho

Day Six: Jimilangtsho to Simkotal (11km,4hrs).

The trail follows the dwarf rhododendron tress and passes by the lake of Janetsho. The treks will give you the insight experience of yak herders camp and idea of how these people live.

Overnight camp: Close to Simkota lake

Day Seven: Simkota to Phajoding(10km,4hrs)

The day begins with gradual climb and if the weather permits, you will enjoy the majestic views of Mt. Gangkar Phuensum or highest peak in Bhutan. The trail slowly descends through Juniper trees to a campsite beside Phajoding monastery.

Overnight camp: Phajoding

Day Eight:Phajoding to Thimphu.(10km,3hrs)

The trek begins the downhill through forested area with blue pine trees and view of Thimphu valley. After reaching Thimphu, you can rest in hotel or resort in Thimphu.

Overnight stay: Hotel in Thimphu.

Day Nine: Excursion to Punakha

The drive from Thimphu to Punakha will cover densely forest and valley. Upon reaching Dochula pass (3088m), there will be good view of different capped peaks on clear day and Dochula pass which is surrounded by108 stupa to celebrate the victory of past and to fulfill the aspiration of Bhutanese spiritual needs.

Further Drive to Punakha and visit the Punakha Dzong which was located between Mochu (Female river) on right and Pho chhu (Male river)on left. The Same dzong serve as winter residence for monastic body of Bhutan. The Dzong has played important role Bhutan history.

Overnight stay: Hotel in Thimphu.

Day Ten:Thimphu to Paro

The sightseeing in Thimphu includes:
  • Memmorial stupa built in the memory of Third king of Bhutan or king considered to be modern father of Bhutan.
  • TashiChodzong or fortress of glorious religion which houses the office for His majesty the king and ministries. The dzong is also summer resident for monk body.
  • Handicraft emporium which houses the product of 13 different craft for sale to local and tourist.
  • National Library established in the late 1960s to conserve the literary treasures which form a significant part of Bhutan cultural heritage. It now holds an extensive collection of Buddhist text and manuscripts.
  • Institute of Zorig Chusum, commonly known as painting school where students learn the 13 traditional arts and crafts of Bhutan

In the evening drive to Paro.

Overnight stay: Hotel or Resort in Paro

Day Eleven: Depart from Bhutan

After early breakfast, drive to Paro International Airport to reach their onward destination. Wish you pleasant journey with Bhutan Airline.