The Druk Path Trek in Bhutan is a captivating journey that traverses high mountain passes, serene lakes, and lush alpine landscapes, providing a wonderful combination of adventure and cultural exploration. Starting from Paro and concluding in Thimphu, the trek offers stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas, including iconic peaks like Mt. Jumolhari and Mt. Gangkar Puensum.

As trekkers ascend to altitudes above 4,000 meters, they pass through ancient rhododendron forests, pristine lakes like Jimilang Tsho, and yak herder camps, immersing themselves in the tranquility of Bhutan’s untouched wilderness. The trail also leads to iconic cultural landmarks, such as the Phajoding Monastery and the iconic Taktsang Monastery, known as the Tiger’s Nest.

The Druk Path Trek provides an excellent opportunity to experience Bhutanese hospitality, interact with local communities, and witness the country’s unique cultural and natural heritage. This trek is well-suited for those seeking a moderate yet rewarding adventure in Bhutan’s pristine mountainous terrain.

Tour Highlights

  • A timeless unique culture and tradition
  • Important and religious landmarks in Bhutan
  • Religion and its diverse tribes of people
  • Landscapes and biodiversity
  • Beautiful and reveling day outing

Tour Outline

  • Day 01: Arrive: Paro
  • Day 02: Paro – Jele Dzong
  • Day 03: Jele Dzong – Jangchuklakha
  • Day 04: Jangchuklakha – Jigmelangtso
  • Day 05: Jigmelangtso – Simkota
  • Day 06: Simkota – Phajoding
  • Day 07: Phajoding – Thimphu
  • Day 08: Thimphu – Paro
  • Day 09: Departure
DURATION 8 Nights / 9 Days
DEPARTURE TIME 2 Hours before Flight time
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Tourist Tariff Royalty & Visa Fees. Transportation in mini-coach
Professional Guide & Experienced Driver. Umbrella and sunscreen.
All Entrance fees and Permits. All meals in Bhutan
Govt. approved hotels & guest houses.
Personal expenses such as bars, beverages, laundry, telephone and tips.
Medical / Travel insurance.



Arrive : Paro

Arrive Paro International Airport. Paro sightseeing.

Dinner and overnight: Hotel.


Paro - Jele Dzong

This is a short trekking day. The trail ascend gradually to camp.

If weather permits, Paro valley can be seen with snow capped Mountain behind. Altitude: 2,590 m, distance : 7 km.


Jele Dzong - Janchulakha

Distance: 135km (5-6hrs)
Elevation: 3,000m / 9,843ft.

Begin with about 30- minute climb. The trail then takes you through thick forests and rhododendron trees .  you may see yak herders around Your riverside campsite. Altitude : 2900m, distance 10 km .


Janchulakha - Jimilangtso

The trail follows the ridge . On clear day, there are beautiful views of Mountain and the valley . Camp near Jimilangtso. If you are lucky, you  Might enjoy trout for dinner. Altitude 3,350 m, distance 11 km.


Jimilangtso – Simkota

The trail leads through dwarf rhododendron trees and then passes by lake Jenetso . you might see camps fo yak herders en route. Camp near Simkota Lake . Altitude : 3,800 m, distance 11 km.


Simkola - Phajoding

The trail continues with the gradual climb. If weather permits, beautiful Views of mount Gangkar Puensum can be seen. Then slowly descend to Phajoding. Overnight in trekking shelter or camp in tents . Altitude: 3,116m,Distance 10 km.


Phajoding - Thimphu

The trek to Thimphu is down hill through an area forested with blue pine. Taking it leisurely, you reach Hotel Mothithang in about 3 hours for a hot Shower and nice lunch. Evening at leisure. 2,640 m, distance 8 km.


Thimphu - Paro

Morning : Thimphu sightseeing. After lunch: Drive to Paro.

Dinner and overnight: Naksel Boutique Hotel and Spa.



After breakfast transfer to Paro International Airport for your onward journey.


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