Druk Path Trek is a short trek to Bhutan that explores its sublime natural landscape. The trek also offers beautiful views of Mt. Gangkar Puensum (7570m), the highest unscaled peak in the world. Likewise, you pass through high mountain passes and come across mountain lakes like Jimilang Tsho and Simkota Tsho. This trek offers you incredible views of the Himalayas along the Bhutan-Tibet border.
Druk Path Trek gives you the opportunity to trek to famous landmarks in Bhutan and relish their beauty. You can visit some ancient Lhakhangs, Dzongs, and villages. Furthermore, the Phadjoding monastery and the view from there is also the main highlight of this trek. On the trek, you can learn the history of Bhutan and study the culture and lifestyle of Bhutanese.
The trek starts with a flight to Paro from Kathmandu. In Paro, you’ll visit the Rinpung Dzong, Kichu Lhakhang, and Drugyal Dzong. Next, you drive to the National Museum from where you start your trek to Jele Dzong. Then, you cross Jangchulakha and trek to Jimilang Tsho Lake. Next, the journey reaches Simkota Tsho and continues to Phadjoding. Passing through the forested area of blue pine, you head to Thimphu which takes you to Punakha via Dochu La pass. Then, you visit Punakha Dzong which is the second oldest Dzong in Bhutan. On the way back to Paro, you take a short walk from Metshina village to Chimi Lhakhang. Further, you visit Druk Wangyal Monastery and return to Paro via Thimphu.