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9 Days Druk Path Trek - Bhutan's Classic Short Trek

The Druk Path is simply an excellent short trekking experience which follows the ancient high trade route between Paro and Thimpu.

You will walk for between four and five hours each day at altitudes ranging between 2400-4200m 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.  Once above the tree line you see the spectacular view of the Himalaya along the Bhutan - Tibet border including Chomolhari, Jitchu Drake and Gangkar Punsum which is the highest unscaled peak in the world.

You have several days visiting Bhutan’s main cultural sites.  Included is the visit to famous Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest) in the Paro Valley.

Offering easy trekking within a pristine landscape, this popular trip provides a taste of the unique and fascinating culture of Bhutan.

Highlight

  • Pass through traditional villages, rhododendron and oak trees forest, paddy fields, monasteries and lakes during trek.
  • Camping in all natural environment without giving up comforts.
  • Day excursion to Taktshang Monastery.
Included
  • Bhutan Visa
  • Tourist Development Fund
  • All tours and transfers, including entrance fees
  • Accommodation - Hotel (Twin-sharing) / Deluxe tented camp
  • Meals - Full board
  • Full camping services
  • English speaking guide
  • Pre-trip briefing

Excluded

  • International return airfare Singapore - Kolkata - Paro
  • Meals in Kolkata
  • Upgrade of accommodation and flight 
  • Tipping & gratuities to guide & local staff
  • Optional rental of horse/pony
  • Extra fees for photo & video cameras in the museums, historical sights and game parks ( except those specified in the itinerary )
  • Personal trekking equipment and gear
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Pre-trip medical immunizations
  • All expenses of a personal nature
  • All others not mentioned above

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Tiger's Nest Bhutan

Duration : 9 days
   
Dates : your preferred travel dates
   
Maximum altitude: 4200m
   
Best Season : Mar-May, Sep-Nov

Grading:

Group Size Price per pax
  High Season Low Season
2 pax $3,470 $2,990
3 - 4 pax $3,120 $2,690
  • Current winter promo airfare on Druk Air at $890 on selected days.
  • High season (Mar-May, Sep-Nov)
  • Low season (Dec-Feb, Jun-Aug)


Day 1 Singapore - Kolkata - Paro.
Day 2 Day excursion to Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery and Drugyel Dzong. Catch the spectacular view of Mt. Jumolhari - one of the highest peaks in Bhutan.
Day 3 - 7

Spend the next 5 days trekking through the beautiful valleys from Paro to Thimpu.

The first day's walk leads to the ruined Jeli Dzong which sits on a high ridge above the Paro Valley and commands breathtaking views across to Chomolhari. During the succeeding 4 days of trekking, we climb above the tree-line and cross several passes. Enroute, we camp beside clear mountain lakes, visit yak herders' encampments and enjoy splendid panoramas of the peaks on the border with Tibet, including Jitchu Drake (6989m) and Gangkar Puensum (7520m).

Day 8 Thimphu - Paro.  Visit local sights.
Day 9 Paro - Kolkata - Singapore

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