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Drukpath trek is an easy to moderate trek that passes through alpine woods with lush open meadows and gradually ascends above the tree line.

Campsites are next to an old monastery and some beautiful mountain lakes. The trail offers beautiful views of snow-capped mountain from several points.

This trek is more of a leisure walk over gentle terrain following age-old yak trails. After the initial climb the route is not too hard and, if needed, there is access to descend to lower altitudes from several points.

  • Short, moderate trek passes through picturesque landscapes of blue pine forests, high hills, lakes, with distant views of high peaks and a chance to step into old forts and temples.
  • In April and May the trail is beautified by blooming rhododendrons.
  • Try traditional hot stone bath called Dotsho, which helps to relax the body and mind. River stones are heated and put into a wooden tub of water. Farmhouse stay to experience real Bhutanese way of living.
  • Try farm house stay to experience real Bhutanese way of living.
  • Day hike to “Tiger’s Nest” monastery that clings to a sheer cliff 900m above Paro valley.

DAY 1~ ARRIVAL PARO (2280m) & DRIVE TO THIMPHU: 65KM/APPROX 1HR

DAY 2~ PARO ACCLIMATIZATION HIKE TO TIGER’S NEST

DAY 3~ PARO – JELA DZONG (3400m): APPROX 4 HR WALK

DAY 4~ JELA DZONG – JANGCHULAKHA (3600m): 4 – 5 HR WALK

DAY 5~ JANGCHULAKHA – JIMILANGTSHO (4000m) APPROX 4HR WALK

DAY 6~ JIMILANGTSHO – SIMKOTA (3800m): APPROX 4HR WALK

DAY 7~ SIMKOTA – PHAJODHING – THIMPHU: APPROX 6HR WALK

DAY 8~ THIMPHU (2320m)

DAY 9~ PARO DEPERTURE