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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Druk Path Trek (7 days itinerary with 5 days trekking) 2017

KEY INFORMATION

Trek category: Moderate
Max. Elevation : 4280 Mt
Start : Paro Museum (Paro)
End: Above Takin enclosure (Thimphu)

Highlights

This is a short 5-day trek connecting Paro and Thimphu following a traditional high route across a chain of mountains separating the two valleys.  Sparsely inhabited, the journey runs through spectacular landscapes, beautiful crystal clear lakes teeming with fishes.   Beautiful rhododendron flowers provide spectacular shades if you were here from early March to mid May.

Itinerary

Day 1:  Drukair either Bangkok or Delhi to  Paro.
Day 2 : Trek Paro to Bjela Dzong (10kms, 4-5 hrs).
Day 3 : Jangchula (11kms - 5-6 hrs).
Day 4 : Jimilangtsho (10kms, 5-6 hrs);.
Day 5 : Phajoding Gompa (20kms, 7-9 hrs).
Day 6 : Last part of the trek to Thimphu (8kms, 3-4 hrs).
Day 7:  Drive to Paro for onward journey by Drukair.

Package Costs:

  • 3 stars accommodation (All-inclusive)           - US$1350
  • 4 stars accommodation (All-inclusive)           - US$1500
  • 5 star (Luxury) accommodation (All-inclusive)- US$3590

Note:
Additional US$30 surcharge per pax per night for smaller groups with one to two pax.

Covers 3 meals plus 2 refreshments per day, lodge in hotels on twin-sharing basis for 3 and 4 star hotels, a resourceful licensed guide, all entry fees, local transport in suv cars/coaches, flight reservation and all taxes.

Exclude: Air tickets, visa fee (US$40), expenses on medical emergencies and evacuations, liabilities

due to cancellation of flights, roadblock, etc.; personal expenses, or any supplemental costs.