Where else but the happiest country in the world could you trek among the Himalayas, smiling the whole time at the sheer beauty of the temples and landscapes around you? This active tour will get you out and about to visit some of the most gorgeous temples and monasteries in this part of the world. Trek sacred mountain passes of the celebrated Druk Path, ascend to the profound Taktshang Monastary (Tiger's Nest), and explore the unique beauty of the city of Paro. Bhutan is the only place in the world just waiting for you to walk all over its happiness. (Warning, it's contagious here.)
Duration: 11 Days
Activities: Hiking, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Trekking
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Paro, Bhutan
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Demanding
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 154408
End City: Paro, Bhutan
|Duration: 11 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Hiking, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Trekking||Physical rating: Demanding|
|Accommodation standard: Budget%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 154408|
|Starts: Paro, Bhutan||Finishes: Paro, Bhutan|
Arrive in Bhutan, clear customs, and meet your CEO. Catch the included transfer to the hotel.
Go for a short orientation walk of the town and enjoy a local dinner with the group.
Sights include Drugyel Dzong, a ruined castle that has repelled many invasions, Kyichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan's oldest monastaries and Ta-Dzong, an ancient watch tower.
Kyichu Lhakhang Temple Visit
After breakfast, drive about 30 mins to the base of the famous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest). Make the walk up through the mountains to this incredible location.
Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery Hike
Visit the Ta Dzong National Museum, before beginning the hike along the Druk Path to Jele Dzong.
Ta Dzong National Museum
Druk Path Hike Day 1
Continue hiking from Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha. Admire the spectacular mountain scenery and flowering rhododendron bushes around the trail.
Druk Path Hike Day 2
Continue the hike through the mountains, heading for the lake at Jimelangtsho.
Druk Path Hike Day 3
Trek along the Druk Path route to Simkotra Lake.
Druk Path Hike Day 4
Climb up to Phume La, where there is an opportunity for impressive views across the towering Himalaya peaks.
Druk Path Hike Day 5
Leaving Phajoding, trek down to Thimphu where the trek ends.
Druk Path Hike Day 6
Spend the day exploring the sights of Thimpu, including the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services and Folk Heritage Museum.
Institute of Traditional Medicine Services
Folk Heritage Museum
Motithang Takin Preserve Visit
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Trip Name: Bhutan Trekking - The Druk Path
Duration: 11 Days
From Price: 3199
Trip Code: 154408
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