Trekking in Bhutan is an enduring, timeless and true wilderness experience. The Druk Path Trek is a short four-day trek that is a great introduction to trekking in Bhutan. The trek starts from Paro, where the airport is located and ends at Thimphu the capital of Bhutan. For the most part, it follows the traditional mule route between Thimphu and Paro, walking along the ridges. On its way, it crosses stunning countryside passing blue pine forests, dwarf rhododendrons, high ridges and crystal clear lakes.
As this is a short trek the trip includes the very best of the other things to do in Bhutan, including hiking to the Tiger's Nest Monastery and a full tour of Thimphu.
The best times to hike the Druk Path are between March-June and September-November.
Best Time : March-June and September-November.
Duration : 09 Days (05 Days of Trekking)
Max. Altitude : 4210 m
Commences At : Paro
Ends At : Thimphu
Extreme temperature variations, high altitude, snow glare & proximity to sun are certain factors which necessitate the need to for proper mountaineering equipment. In order to enjoy your experience in the mountains, we have recommended that you carry the following with you.
Please remember, consistency is the Key here. Do not do anything to exert yourself or something that will increase chances of Injury. Running / brisk walking 4-5 kms for 5 days in a week is far better than running a 20 km on one day of the week and injuring your Knee/Ligaments in the process. If you can be consistent with above mentioned schedule, The Druk Path Trek, though physically challenging, will become a pleasant and enjoyable experience for you. Feel free to call us or mail us in case you want more details on how to prepare for this trek!