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ADDP - Bhutan Trekking - The Druk Path

Where else but the happiest country in the world could you trek among the Himalayas, smiling the whole time at the sheer beauty of the temples and landscapes around you? This active tour will get you out and about to visit some of the most gorgeous temples and monasteries in this part of the world. Trek sacred mountain passes of the celebrated Druk Path, ascend to the profound Taktshang Monastary (Tiger's Nest), and explore the unique beauty of the city of Paro. Bhutan is the only place in the world just waiting for you to walk all over its happiness. (Warning, it's contagious here.)

Inclusions

Your Wellness Moment: Institute of Traditional Medicine Services, Thimphu
Arrival and departure transfers
Paro orientation tour
Chelela Pass hike
Kila Goempa Nunnery hike
Druk Path trekking (4 days)
Motithang Takin Preserve visit
Folk Heritage Museum visit
Institute for Zorig Chusum visit
Kuenselphodrang visit
Memorial Chorten visit
Chime Lhakhang visit
Punakha Dzong visit
Kyichu Lhakhang Temple visit
Local Archery Grounds visit
Drukgyal Dzong Visit
Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest) visit and hike
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
11
Price From
AUD $3,039
Start Location
Paro, Bhutan
End Location
Paro, Bhutan
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Adventure, Cycling/Trekking
Physical Rating
Moderate to Challenging
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
17 Mar 201927 Mar 20199AUD $3,799
14 Apr 201924 Apr 20196AUD $3,799
28 Apr 201908 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,039 
12 May 201922 May 201913AUD $3,039
08 Sep 201918 Sep 201915AUD $3,799
22 Sep 201902 Oct 201916AUD $3,799
13 Oct 201923 Oct 201916AUD $3,799
27 Oct 201906 Nov 201916AUD $3,799
10 Nov 201920 Nov 201916AUD $3,799
17 Nov 201927 Nov 201916AUD $3,799
26 Jan 202005 Feb 202016AUD $3,799
23 Feb 202004 Mar 202016AUD $3,799
22 Mar 202001 Apr 202016AUD $3,799
05 Apr 202015 Apr 202016AUD $3,799
19 Apr 202029 Apr 202016AUD $3,799
03 May 202013 May 202016AUD $3,799
06 Sep 202016 Sep 202016AUD $3,799
13 Sep 202023 Sep 202016AUD $3,799
20 Sep 202030 Sep 202016AUD $3,799
04 Oct 202014 Oct 202016AUD $3,799
11 Oct 202021 Oct 202016AUD $3,799
18 Oct 202028 Oct 202016AUD $3,799
01 Nov 202011 Nov 202016AUD $3,799
15 Nov 202025 Nov 202016AUD $3,799
20 Dec 202030 Dec 202016AUD $3,799
17 Jan 202127 Jan 202116AUD $3,799
14 Feb 202124 Feb 202116AUD $3,799
14 Mar 202124 Mar 202116AUD $3,799
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Paro
Arrive at any time, arrival transfer included. Take an orientation walk of Paro town.
Day 2 - Paro
Drive to the Chelela Pass before then hike to Kila Gmpa, a nunnery perched on a cliff housing over 60 nuns.
Day 3 - Paro/Jele Dzong
Drive to Ta Dzong and begin the hike along the Druk Path. Enjoy a gradual climb with stunning views of the Paro valley, Mt. Jumolhari(7314m) and snowcapped mountains. Finishing the day's journey at Jele Dzong camp.
Day 4 - Jele Dzong/Jimilangtsho
Continue hiking along a ridge, enjoying the spectacular mountain scenery and flowering rhododendron bushes around the trail. Pass by Jimelangtsho where you may see Yak herders and can visit their tents before reaching camp at Tshokam.
Day 5 - Jimilangtsho/Simkotra
Continue the hike through the mountains, ending the day at Simkotra camp near the lake.
Day 6 - Simkotra/Thimphu
Enjoy a final day hikking up to Phume, the highest elevation on our trek. Continue downhill with stunning views of the valley, ending in Thimpu.
Day 7 - Thimphu
Spend the day exploring the sights of Thimpu, including the Institute of Traditional Medicine Services and Folk Heritage Museum.
Day 8 - Thimphu/Punakha
Travel to Punakha and trek to Chime Lhakhang. Also known as the temple of the "Divine Madman," hear stories of the madman's legacy. Later, explore Punakha Dzong, one of Bhutan's most majestic structures.
Day 9 - Punakha/Paro
Enjoy a day of sightseeing in the Paro valley and gain a deeper understanding of the country's history. Explore Kyichu Lhakhang, one of Bhutan's oldest monasteries, before learning about the national sport with a visit to a local archery ground.
Day 10 - Paro
Explore Drugyel Dzong, a ruined castle that has repelled many invasions, before hiking through the mountains to the stunning Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest).
Day 11 - Paro
Depart at any time.