Druk Path Trek is an excellent short trek, ideal for those who want to experience the mountains, alpine meadows, glacial lakes and monasteries in Bhutan.
Bhutan- ‘Land of Misty Mountains’Bhutan is undoubtedly the most exotic country in the entire world. What sets it aside from the other Himalayan regions, other than its stunning landscapes, is the presence of an extremely rich culture & the beautiful & ever welcoming people that inhabit this land. The land is blessed with several lush green valleys, monasteries, and charming places that must be explored by you.
Druk Path Trek- ‘Wonder of Bhutan’Druk Path trek is an amazing trek in Bhutan which takes you through an important ancient trade route through the Himalayas. Leading through some of the most amazing views of Rhododendron forests and high altitude pasture lands, Druk Path trek will give you most enthralling experience.
Some important information about Druk Path Trek!!You should know some necessary information before embarking on your trip to Druk Path Trek- Best time to visit: September to early December Duration of Trek: 6 to 9 days Starts from: Paro Ends at: Thimphu What to see during trek: Serene sacred lakes teeming with trout, meeting nomadic yak herders, visiting a haunted monastery, and wonderful views of the snow-capped eastern Himalaya. Max elevation: 4200 m Min elevation: 2400 Age Requirement: Min-12 and max- 60 (as per your health condition) Itinerary of how Druk Path Trek day-by-day looks like!!
Day 1: Paro to Jele DzongDistance-10km Time- 4 to 5 Hours Elevation-1003 m ascent and 10 m descent
Day 2: Jele Dzong to JangchulakhaDistance-10km Time- 4 Hours Elevation- 300M Ascent
Day 3: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho LakeDistance-11km Time- 4 to 5 Hours Elevation- 400m ascent and 300m descent
Day 4: Jimilangtsho via Janetsho Lake to SimkotaDistance-11km Time- 4 Hours Elevation- 270m ascent
Day 5: Simkota via Phajodhing to Thimphu cityDistance-14km Time- 7 Hours Elevation- 100m ascent and 1800m descent
Is any Preparation needed before trekking?Though previous experience is not mandatory some training would help a lot to build stamina and confidence in trekking and camping in the wild. Participants should start jogging, cycling etc about a couple of months ahead of the trip.
Essential Items to Take During Your Trekking-Trekking is the most adventurous things to do in everyone’s life. There is a lot of things you might be required during your trekking. Here is a list of necessary items that you should bring with you-
- Sleeping bags
- Waterproof mats
- Woolen blanket
- Drinking water
- Gas tank
- Hurricane lamp
- Table and Chairs
- Down Jacket
- Quick-dry clothes
- Mountain Trekking Boots
- Sun Hat
- Cotton socks
- Trekking Pole
- Sun cream
- Toilet requisites
- Torch lights