Bhutan Druk Path
13 day trip / 6 days Himalayas trekking
Explore the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan ..
The Druk Path follows a varied and beautiful route within a network of Bhutan's original mule trails. We trek from Paro to Thimphu, through the mountains, and surrounded by some of the finest natural sights in the world.
The challenge, though short, is extremely varied. We pass through rhododendron forest, across open yak pastures and along glorious high ridges. Highlights along the way include serene sacred lakes teeming with trout, meeting nomadic yak herders, and visiting a haunted monastery. In good weather, you will stopped in your tracks by the wonderful views of the snow-capped eastern Himalaya.
During our five trekking days we visit many of the must see cultural highlights of Bhutan including the fabulous Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
Features & highlights
- Classic trek through Bhutanese countryside
- Visit the incredible Taktsang 'Tiger's Nest' Monastery
- An opportunity to gain an insight into the culture & people
- A fully supported camping trek.
- Trek over multiple passes, including the Simkota La 4210m
Group Challenge Experience
Our Group Challenges are accompanied by UK Leader who ensures that everything runs smoothly, from hotel check-ins to daily activities during the challenge. They are a great sociable experience - you will join a team of 10 - 15 people who are all like you! Sign up with friends & family or join on your own. With our Challenge App, you can get to know your team-mates before you depart. The Challenge is then capped off with a great celebration dinner, where you can all toast your success and have fun, with medals and certificates you can take home as a memento.
How hard is the challenge
This is a moderately challenging trek. You will trek for up to 7 hours per day on average, covering up to 15km with some steep climbs and descents. While this trek does not go to extreme altitude, you will spend some days over 3000m, so be prepared to feel some minor effects as a result of this. You will be supported by our Leader & Medic, with an excellent team of local crew assisting throughout.