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Bhutan Tour with 4 Days Druk Path Trek - 7 Days

This 7 days Bhutan Tour is a popular week tour package most of our clients prefer. You will be very happy to know the happiest people of Asia and their traditions, culture and their lifestyle. You will also explore various monasteries and Buddhist art in Bhutan.

You will fly in Druk Air from Kathmandu to Paro Airport and enjoy the amazing lifetime experience of the Himalayan flight over the snow-capped mountains

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Trip Facts

Price: USD 1899 Per person 

Activities: Trekking and Sightseeing
Duration: 7 Days 
Holiday Style: Standard 
Accommodation: Hotel in the city and tented camps during trek 
Meals: Full Board
Transportation:Private Vehicles/Flight
Service Level: Standard 
Holiday Grading:

Highlights 

Culture and History 
Mountain
Local People 
Scenic Views 
Tiger's Nest 
  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost Info

Day 01: Arrival in Bhutan and Sightseeing in Paro (2,250m / 7,382ft)

You will be welcomed by an amazing view of The Himalayas as you approach Bhutan. At the airport, you will be welcomed by a representative of Alpine Club of Himalaya. Once you have settled in our hotel, you will embark on your journey to Paro. In Paro, you will visit places such as the Dungste Lhakang, a 15th-century temple with the Ugyen Perli Palace visible through its fence, the Rinpung Dzong, a fortress-monastery, the national museum, and Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest Bhutanese temple. Overnight in Paro.

Day 02: Hike to Taktsang Monastery

After breakfast, you will take a scenic hike for about 4-5 hours to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest), the most sacred monastery in Bhutan, built on steep cliff, offering you enchanting views of the Paro valley.Guru Padmasambhava who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan, is said to have meditated there for three years, three months, three weeks, three days and three hours in the 8th century. Lunch will be served at the restaurant located halfway up the mountain. You will then hike back down the valley. Overnight in Paro.

Day 03: Paro to Jele Dzong (Trek begins): 10 km, 4 - 5 hours

From Paro, we will drive for about an hour to Damchena, and trek up to Jele Dzong at 3400m through apple orchards and pine forests. The Jele Dzong was built by Ngawang Choegyel, the great grandfather of the Zhabdrung in the 15th century. Jele Dzong is mostly in ruins but there is a Lhakhang (Buddhist Temple) with the statute of Buddha Sakyamun. On a clear day you have a spectacular view of the Paro valley, mount Jomolhari (7,314m) and the snow-capped mountains of The Himalaya.  Overnight camp at 3,300m.

Day 04: Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha: 10 km, 4 hours

We trek with a gradual ascend (310m) for an hour and a half , and then descend (50m) through thick alpine forests and rhododendrons. You may see yak herders along the way. When you arrive at the campsite in Jangchulakha, you will be welcomed with an amazing view of snowcapped mountains at the height of 3,600m.

Day 05: Jangchulakha to Langrithang: 15 km, 4 - 5 hours

The trail begins with a short climb at 330m that follows a the ridge. The camp is close to the lakes of Jimilangtsho, that are famous for their giant sized trouts. There are also great views of the Jichu Drake (6,989m), the peak that represents the protective deity of Paro. Then, the trail descends further down  through fir forests towards Langrithang. Overnight camp at 3,500m.

Day 06: Trek to Tsaluna (Trek ends) and drive to Thimphu: 11 km, 4 hours

On our hike today, we descend 800m through fir and rhododendron forests, and follow a stream before reaching the Tsaluna Monastery, a sacred site of Guru Rinpoche from the 8th century.  Further down the trail is the Tsaluna Village with beautiful farms. Then we drive to Thimpu, and visit places such as the King's Memorial Chorten, and the majestic Tashichho Dzong. Overnight in Thimphu.

Day 07: Final Departure

After an early breakfast, we leave to Paro airport (approx. 1 hour). Druk Air generally departs early in the mornings to avoid adverse weather conditions.

Important Note :

Your safety is of paramount importance to us at Alpine Club of Himalaya. We have the absolute authority to cancel the trip or change the itinerary, when deemed necessary or when we have reason to believe your safety is at stake. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, natural disasters, and such, can contribute to changes in the itinerary when traveling in remote mountainous regions. In these extreme situations, we kindly request that you offer your full co-operation to the trusted leader of the group appointed by Alpine Club of Himalaya. However, we assure you that we will make every effort to keep to the above itinerary.

What Is Included

  •     Bhutanese visa fee
  •     Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  •     Government approved A and B category hotels in the cities and camping(tents) during trekking on twin- shared basis
  •     All meals, tea and snacks
  •     Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
  •     English speaking, trained and experienced local guide and staff
  •     All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museumsFull board camping
  •     Tents and Kitchen utensils for trekking
  •     Company services and all required Bhutanese government taxes/royalties
  •    Driver's salary, meals and accommodation 
  •    Fuel, Road Taxes and  accommodation 
  •    Government Taxes and Service Charges 

What Is Not Included

  •     Airfare for International flights to and from Bhutan
  •     Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.)
  •     Personal camping gears (sleeping bag, torch etc)
  •     Trip cancellation and medical/evacuation insurance
  •     Tips for staff/guide
  •     Travel Insuranc