Thamserku Trekking Pvt. ltd.

P.O. Box 3022, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4413842

Druk Path

Moderate

10 Days 9 Nights


Trip Facts

  • Duration:
    10 Days 9 Nights
  • Dificulty Level:
    Moderate
  • Max. Altitude:
    3880 m
  • Destination:
    Bhutan

Difficulty

Moderate

Half- to full-day hikes (3-6 hours) over rolling countryside on most days, occasional steep trails. Many of our hotel-based walking tours are in this category, as are our snorkeling adventures.


Trip Includes

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport on a private tourist vehicle.
  • Guided city tour in Paro by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard government-approved accommodation (in twin sharing rooms) for the duration of the tour.
  • Full-board meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & snacks - for the duration of your stay.
  • Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek.(We will provide fully water proof two men tents, dining tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent etc.)
  • Drinking water for the duration of the tour.
  • Licensed English-speaking Bhutanese tour guides.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage and camping equipment during the trek.
  • Private transportation and a designated driver within Bhutan. Toyota 4WD luggage vans and light trucks for group travel. Luggage will be hauled by horses, mules or yaks at higher elevations.
  • Monument and museums entrance fees for all sightseeing locations detailed in the itinerary.
  • Cultural afternoon/evening sessions with traditional mask and folk dances (with beverages). Only for group tours.
  • Bhutan visa fees and processing assistance.
  • Government royalty ,which goes to the country's health and education projects.
  • All trekking, route and monument access permits and fees.
  • All government taxes, official expenses and tourist service charges.

Trip Excludes

  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • All items of personal nature like drinks, laundry etc.
  • Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Paro
Day 02: Acclimatizing Taktsang Hike
Day 03: Trek starts Drugyel Dzong to Jele Dzong
Day 04: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha
Day 05: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho
Day 06: Jimilangtsho to Simkota
Day 07: Simkota to Phadjoding
Day 08: Phadjoding to Thimpu
Day 09: Thimpu Sightseeing
Day 10: International Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Paro

Today arrive Paro airport , after clearance with the immigration and Custom, you will be met by our office guide and will transfer to your hotel. If time permits we will also visit National Museum and Paro Dzong.

Meals: BLD
Place: Paro  

Day 02: Acclimatizing Taktsang Hike

After breakfast hike to Tiger Nest. Lunch at Taktsang cafeteria. Afternoon visit Drugyel Dzong and Kitchu Monastery.

Meals: BLD
Place: Taktsang  

Day 03: Trek starts Drugyel Dzong to Jele Dzong

This is a short trekking day and the trail is uphill through conifer forests. The view of the Paro Valley from the camp is absolutely breathtaking. Maximum altitude during the hike is Jele La at 3560m.
Distance: 10 km.
Trek time: 4-5 hours.
Ascent: 1090m.
Altitude of camp: 3480m

Meals: BLD
Hotel: Camping
Place: Jele Dzong  

Day 04: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha

Gradual climbs and a few steep climbs take you through thick alpine forests and rhododendron bushes. You will see yaks and yak herders around the camp today.
Distance: 10 km.
Trek time: 3-4 hours.
Ascent: 310m
Descent: 50m.
Altitude of camp: 3780m.

Meals: BLD
Hotel: Camping
Place: Jangchulakha  

Day 05: Jangchulakha to Jimilangtsho

The trail follows the ridge and on a clear day one will be surrounded by beautiful mountains and river valleys. The camp site is near the Lake Jimilangtsho known for their giant sized trouts.
Distance: 11 km.
Trek time: 4-5 hours.
Ascent: 330m.
Descent: 230m
Altitude of camp: 3880m.

Meals: BLD
Hotel: Camping
Place: Jimilangtsho  

Day 06: Jimilangtsho to Simkota

The trail takes you through dwarf rhododendron bushes and the lake. You will be able to observe the nomadic life of the yak herders on the way today. The camp is beside the Simkota lake.
Distance: 11 km.
Trek time: 4–5 hours.
Ascent: 820m.
Descent: 400m.
Altitude of camp: 4110m.

Meals: BLD
Hotel: Camping
Place: Simkota  

Day 07: Simkota to Phadjoding

The trek begins with a gradual climb eventually reaching 4210m at Labana La. In clear weather you will be able to see the spectacular view of Mt. Gangkar Phuensum, the highest mountain in the country and her sister mountains. Descend down to the family of Monasteries at Phadjoding which serves as the View point of the Thimphu valley.
Distance: 10 km.
Trek time: 3-4 hours.
Ascent: 130m.
Descent: 680m.
Altitude of camp: 3750m.

Meals: BLD
Hotel: Camping
Place: Phadjoding  

Day 08: Phadjoding to Thimpu

The trail leads downhill till your meeting with the transportation bus which will take you to your hotel. You should be able to get to your hotel before lunch. Rest of the day at leisure.

Meals: BLD
Hotel: Camping
Place: Thimpu  

Day 09: Thimpu Sightseeing

After breakfast drive to Thimphu for some sightseeing. Some sights may be closed at festival time in which case your guide will suggest an alternative plan. You can visit the National Memorial Chorten, the National Library, the School of Painting or the Folk Heritage Museum. In the afternoon you can take in more of the sights and culture of the capital, or take a drive out of town to view Simtokha Dzong (one of the oldest in Bhutan, dating from 629 AD). If you prefer to stay closer to town you can browse the striking collection of intricate textiles at the National Textile Museum, or drive up to the Radio Tower (offering splendid views of the city from a hilltop festooned with prayer flags) and visit the Takin Reserve showcasing the unique national animal, the Takin.

Meals: BLD
Place: Thimpu  

Day 10: International Departure

Transfer to airport for international departure.


Our Specialiast

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Trekking

Mingma Sherpa

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+977 9801249349
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Emergency Contact

Yalamber Rai

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  • Address

    P.O. Box 3124, Naxal-5
    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Phone

    +977 1 4413842
  • Fax

    +977 1 4415439
  • Email

    info@thamserkutrekking.com
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    +977 9801 249349

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