Druk path Trekking in Bhutan is totally different than Nepal. Bhutan is the “land of Thunder Dragon” Trek and tour to Bhutan combined with long to short. Bhutan also very reaches about nature and culture it is the Buddhist land you can have a chance to visit many interesting Monasteries and viewing the Mountains. The Druk path trekking is very easy and short trekking trails in Bhutan, Subsequent the antique top path among Paro and Thimpu. Bhutan is the two remaining Himalayan Kingdom’s one is Hindu and Buddhist; both are a natural beauty and ancient of Culture.
Druk path tour starts from Kathmandu to a unique adventure in Bhutan; there are many activities and cultural heritage sites; we combine the itinerary with your holiday plan. Before Druk path trek you will explore Paro valley. The land is very famous to visit Tiger Nest Monasteries, Paro and Punakha valley 17th-century Dzom and explore the painting school and Herbal Medicine institute. Druk Path Trekking is an Amazing place Paro to Thimpu – is the last of Shangri-La in the Earth. This trek gives you the proper Himalayan Experience in Bhutan.
Druk path trekking trails actually takes five days which is leading from Paro to Thimpu, or Vice Versa expedition the rope of mountains that divided the two attractive valleys. While the path is sparsely populated, there to be amazing lakes and the region is renowned for its breathtaking rhododendron forests, which are bloom in April or May. With the obvious weather in late autumn and winter are the best views of the Himalayas massive. Druk path trekking provides to you really enjoy full time and unforgettable memory in your lifetime.
- Bhutanese Visa Fee.
- Airport picks up drop by privet car or Van.
- 3 star Hotel accommodation around the City with BB plan and tented during the trek.
- Kathmandu sightseeing tour all entrance free tour Guide with Vehicle.
- All necessary trekking equipment for during the trek and necessary staff for camping.
- Professional Govt, trained guide and necessary potter their food salary & insurance.
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with culture showing program in Restaurant.
- All necessary permit official paper and Government taxes.
- Nepal Visa fee bring correct USD cash and two passport photographs.
- All International airfare and extra accessible baggage charge.
- Travel insurance if emergency case which is cover for Helicopter Rescue.
- Personal expenses phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Tips for guides and porters.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Transfer to Hotel O/N B.B Plan.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley over night Hotel B.B Plan.
Day 03: Fly to Paro (2,250m) Transfer to Hotel F.B plan.
Day 04: Acclimatization visit Tiger's Nest Monastery (3,180m) O/N Hotel or tent F.B plan.
Day 05: Trekking Paro to Jele Dzong (3,480m) 10 km, 4 - 5 hrs O/N Hotel or tent F.B plan.
Day 06: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha (3,770m) 10 km, 3 - 4 hrs O/N Hotel or tent F.B plans.
Day 07: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho (3,880m) 11 km, 4 hours O/N Hotel or tent F.B plan.
Day 08: Jimilangtsho to Simkota (4,110m) 11 km, 4 hours O/N Hotel or tent F.B plan.
Day 09: Simkota to Phajoding to Thimphu (2,350m) 14 km, 5 hours O/N Hotel or tent F.B plan.
Day 10: Thimphu to Punakha (1,250m) 3 hrs Hike to Chimi Lhakhang O/N Hotel or tent F.B plan.
Day 11: Trek Punakha to Paro (2,250m) 130 km, 4 hours O/N Hotel F.B plan.
Day 12: Departure to Kathmandu O/N Hotel B.B plan.
Day 13: Final Departure transfer to airport trips to end.
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions and the health of trekkers can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Experience Required: This Trek is suitable for keen walkers who are able to walk for 6 – 7 hours in a day, with a light rucksack. Some of the days are quite long, and the walking feels more strenuous at altitude. Generally the trail is a good track, but occasionally it will be uneven and rocky.
Food & Accommodation: You will be accommodated in tea house & during trekking .Tea houses are simple, local-run guesthouses with twin-share or single rooms. Toilets and showers are of varying standards.
Typical food available for lunch and dinner is Nepali rice & lentils, pasta, potato dishes, soups or pizzas. Delicious pancakes, porridge, toast and eggs are the main breakfast fare, while tea, coffee and hot chocolate are always available. You will probably be pleasantly surprised at the variety of food at the lodges.
What about our luggage?
1 Porter will be shared between 2 participants, they take a maximum load of 12kgs per participant.
You may keep things you will not use on trek at our hotel in Kathmandu.
What will the temperature be like?
Basically the atmospheric temperature fluctuates between -10 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
When we are trekking, temperature would be on the high. For trekking, our concerns are focused on sun and wind exposure. Do to protect yourselves, you can wear long trekking pants or convertibles, in case it gets to warm and a dry-fit long sleeve top and have the rain shell or outer waterproof layer accessible.
You’ll need your fleece or maybe the down jackets for those who are more afraid of cold when we reach the lodgings or at night to keep warm.
How much money should we bring?
You will need to carry Nepali Rupee if you decide you want to more shower than 3 times, or have additional hot water on trek. At the trekking lodges, you may wish to buy specialty menu items as well, or pick up souvenirs on trek. Shopping can be done on your last day in Thamel area.
What about Acute Mountaineering Sickness (AMS)?
AMS occurs to different people differently at different altitude due to our tolerance level.
Signs of AMS includes: Dizziness, Nausea, Loss of Appetite, Fatigue or weakness, Shortness of breath, Drowsiness, Fluctuation.
Peripheral Edema (Swelling of extremities)
Fluctuation in body temperature
Prevention of AMS:
Adequate REST prior to the trip.
Adequate HYDRATION during the trek or activity. (It is alright to keep going to the look, it is good for you)
Adequate SALT AND SUGAR in your bloodstream. (Basically EAT)
Adequate WARMTH. (Keep yourself warm and try to not lose as much heat as possible to maintain bodily functions)
PROPER BREATHING. (Breathe deep into the diaphragm, breathe slow and steady. Breathe through your nose. Do not pant.)
PROPER EXERTION. (Go at a constant, manageable pace, do not chase after the person in front, try not to keep stopping and starting)
All in all, sound out when you do not feel well. We are only human.