Bhutan: Druk Path Trek

 

Summary: Trek the Druk Path, with stunning views of the surrounding Himalaya

Duration
12 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
18-Sep-2020
Starting at
± USD 4,479.00
(GBP 3,449.00)
Price per day
± USD 373.00
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Operator
Exodus Travel
Tour
Bhutan: Druk Path Trek
Tour Code
TBC
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
4 - 16
Age Group
16 - 99 Years


Summary

Trek the Druk Path, with stunning views of the surrounding Himalaya

1.
Arrive Kathmandu
2.
Fly To Paro; Visit Paro Dzong And Museum
3.
Warm Up Hike To Taktsang Also Known As Tiger's Nest Monastery
4.
Trek To Jele Dzong
5.
Trek To Jangchulaka
6.
Follow The Ridge With Spectacular Views Of Jichdrake To Reach Jimi Lang Tsho
7.
Trek To Labana
8.
Cross The Labana Pass And Descend To Phajoding; Transfer To Thimphu
9.
Thimpu Sightseeing, Or Thimpu/Genekha/Dechenphu Festival, Or Day Trip To Punakha
10.
Paro Festival, Or Sightseeing In Thimpu; Overnight In Paro
11.
Fly To Kathmandu
12.
End Kathmandu

Visited Countries (2): Bhutan, Nepal

Details

The Druk Path is one of Bhutan's classic treks and follows an ancient, high-level trade route from Paro to Thimpu in a country visited by only a lucky few. Trek through splendid rhododendron forests, past yak herder settlements, across several passes and camp beside clear, blue, mountain lakes with spectacular views of the peaks which border Tibet. Experience Bhutan’s fascinating culture and on specific departures, its colourful festivals with masked dances and general joviality. Note that different departures follow different itineraries - see 'is this trip for you' for more details.

Highlights

  • * A short classic trek through the beautiful Bhutanese countryside * An opportunity to gain an insight into the culture of the people * Famous cultural highlights; Paro Dzong and Thimpu's Memorial Chorten * Witness Bhutan's colourful, vibrant festivals (on festival departures) * Visit the incredible Taktsang 'Tiger's Nest' Monastery

Included

  • Breakfast is included throughout the trip plus 9 lunches and 9 dinners whilst in Bhutan.The hotel/restaurant meals in Bhutan are usually buffet style and include Bhutanese and Western food. Bhutanese food can sometimes be considered a little bland - this is generally because chillies are frequently used in traditional dishes, and these are often omitted to adapt to foreigners' tastes. However, you will find an assortment of meat, vegetable, rice and potato dishes and many examples of the infamous 'Ema Datshi' (chillies and cheese) so there will be plenty of nutrients for your day ahead!Whilst camping, the staff will bring a hot drink (usually tea) to your tent each morning. When you reach camp in the afternoon tea and biscuits will be served. At breakfast, dinner and in the afternoons, there is a choice of hot drinks. Breakfasts typically include cereal and/or porridge plus toast and eggs. Lunch on trek is usually served as a picnic en route (except on shorter days when it is in camp). Lunch and dinner typically include soup to start, followed by a variety of hot dishes (both local and western) such as potatoes/chips, vegetables, curry, pasta, rice, dhal and vegetables. At dinner time a dessert such as fresh or tinned fruit, fritters or cake is also served. Please note that although some meals will include meat, it is not as readily available whilst camping.Please allow approximately £20-25 ($25-35) per day for other main meals in Kathmandu.
  • * All breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners * All accommodation * All transport and listed activities * Tour leader throughout * Flights from London (if booking incl. flights) * Bhutanese visa

Excluded

  • * Travel insurance * Single accommodation (available on request - limited availability) * Nepalese visa or vaccinations
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This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

   


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