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Druk Path Trek - 11 Days

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Druk Path Trek is one of the popular short treks to the hidden gem of Bhutan. This 7 days druk path trek will take you through the green forest, monasteries, high mountains, and the Buddhist lifestyle. 

Distinct from the whole world, Bhutan is a heavenly paradise for travelers. Trip to Bhutan takes you to a land far from foreign influence and near to natural magnificence. Embark into a journey to a tiny Himalayan kingdom that has preserved ancient Buddhist culture and tradition to date. 

Bhutan is a landlocked South Asian country that resides between China and India. The area of Bhutan expands to 38,394 sq.km. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has been the monarch of Bhutan since 2008. Bhutan has a population of around 800,000. Bhutan is the second smallest country in South Asia. Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan, which is the most modern city in Bhutan. 

Bhutan, also known as the forbidden kingdom, cut off themselves from the entire world for many years. This Buddhist nation isolated themselves from modernization and resisted modern digital technologies for decades. If these facts are not enough to surprise you then there are many more. 

Bhutan is one of the most mysterious countries in the world. Here are some amusing facts about Bhutan that lure travelers to visit Bhutan at least once in their lifetime. 

Bhutan has some strict rules and procedures for tourists. It is difficult to obtain a visa for Bhutan. Visas are generally granted for two weeks for a one-time fee of USD 20 per person in Bhutan. For visa extension, you need to pay USD 15 per person to add two additional weeks. A one-time fee of USD 10 per person is also needed to be paid to the tourism development board charged by the government. 

It may take up to 30 days to obtain visas so for a hassle-free procedure, contact our travel agency. Send us a clear copy of your passport, our travel agency will apply for a visa on your behalf. On visa approval, we will forward a copy of approval via email. 

Carry a copy of the approval and your passport with you. Show them during check-in at the airport and immigrations in Paro. On arrival in Paro, your actual visa will be stamped on your passport. 

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  • Taktsang Palphug Monastery (Tiger’s Nest Monastery) 
  • Jele Dzong fortress (3,436m) 
  • Tashichho Dzong, the fortress of Dharma Raja  
  • National Library of Bhutan 
  • Unique lifestyle of Buddhist influence 
Day 1
Arrival in Kahtmandu

After your landing in Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu, our airport executive will pick you up & bring you to the Hotel. After checking in Hotel you can make a short walk around the city. At the evening our company will serve you a welcome dinner with cultural program. (- / – / WD)

Day 2
Drive to Pokhara

Today after breakfast our tour guide will pick you from the Hotel and drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is almost 210 km. west from Kathmandu. After arriving and checking in Hotel you can make a short walk around the fewa lake.

Day 3
Sightseeing in Pokhara

Today you will have a time to visit the world heritage site in Pokhara. Such as international mountain museum, Devis fall, Gupteshwari cave, World peace stupa, and many more.

Day 4
Drive back to Kathmandu

After the breakfast you will have to checking out from the hotel, and drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 5
Arrive Paro

Take a direct flight to Paro from Kathmandu. Paro Airport is regarded as one of the most dangerous airports in the world, but do not worry. Only highly trained and certified pilots are allowed to fly to Paro. So get ready to experience an adventurous flight to Bhutan.

After a short greeting of Bhutanese customs, we will make our way to a nice hotel. Savor some of the exquisite dishes of Bhutan and you can also stroll around for a while.

Day 6
Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery

We head towards a popular and ancient monastery of Bhutan, Taktsang Palphug Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest Monastery. This monastery resides at the top of the hill right at the edge of a cliff. It usually takes 5 to 7 hours to walk, which is quite strenuous. The walking path is rough and difficult. The architecture of the monastery already grabs the attraction of the traveler from far.

The Taktsang Monastery dates back to the 8th century and is still a celebrated Buddhist temple that is open for tourists to visit.

Day 7
Paro to Jele Dzong

This day will be utilized to explore Jele Dzong. It takes 4 to 5 hours to walk from Paro to Jele Dzong. Walk through the alpine forests, archery fields, and green farms, which is continuously accompanied by a clear view of mountains. Jele Dzong offers a magnificent view of Paro valley. Visit the stunning fortress of Jele Dzong built in the 16th century. Spare some time to hang prayer flags and witness the majestic Mount Jomolhari that peaks to a height of 7,314m.

Day 8
Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha

Behold the high mountains and mesmerizing landscape while walking towards Jangchulakha. It takes around 4 to 5 hours to hike to Jangchulakha. We will stay overnight there.

Day 9
Jangchulakha to Jimilang Tsho to Langrithang

The destination today will be to reach the beautiful village of Langrithang. From Jangchulakha, we will have a quick hike to Jimilang where we will have local delicacies for lunch. We will visit the Jimilang Tsho Lake (3,880m), which is famous for big trout fish. From Jimilang Tsho, we will hike for 4 to 5 hours to reach the charming Langrithang village and explore its unique landscape and lifestyle.

Day 10
Langrithang to Tsaluna to Thimphu

From Langrithang, we will head towards another beautiful village in Bhutan, Tsaluma village. We will descend through rhododendron forest and explore the lifestyle of farmers. You might even get to witness the Yak herders busy with their activities. We will then walk to the capital city of Bhutan, Thimphu.

Thimphu has some major attractions for tourists to visit. National Memorial Chorten is one of the prominent landmarks in Thimphu built-in 1974. Pilgrims can be seen in circumambulation around the stupa that has golden spires and bells. Tashichho Dzong, a Buddhist monastery and fortress, established in 1907 is worth a visit to observe the giant sculptures and statues painted artistically. You can also visit the huge vegetable market in Thimphu. Those vegetables are grown by themselves in their field. They sell their own farm products. Also, pay a visit to a handicraft market nearby and purchase some local crafts as souvenirs of Bhutan.

Day 11
Thimphu to Paro Airport

This is the last day of our Druk Path Trek. We will drive to Paro Airport and bid farewell to the mystical land of Bhutan. We will take a direct flight from Paro Airport to Kathmandu. Enjoy the 1 hour and 45 minutes of the eagle view of Bhutan then we will reach Kathmandu. You can spend some quality time at Kathmandu if leisure time remains.

Cost includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu.
  • Hotel accomodation with BB Plan.
  • Monastery entry fee.
  • Travel permit.

Cost excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses during any rescue operation
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Alcoholic beverages & bar bills.
  • Tips for the staffs.
What is the cost of flight to Paro?

The general flight fee for Kathmandu to Paro to Kathmandu is nearly around the following price.
Economy Class: USD 437
Business Class: USD 476

How should I apply for a Visa?

Bhutan has some strict rules and procedures for tourists. It is difficult to obtain a visa for Bhutan. Visas are generally granted for two weeks for a one-time fee of USD 20 per person in Bhutan. For visa extension, you need to pay USD 15 per person to add two additional weeks. A one-time fee of USD 10 per person is also needed to be paid to the tourism development board charged by the government.

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  • 6 Nights / 7 Days
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