Bhutan Druk Path Trek is a moderate trek crossing the chain of mountains which separate the valleys of Paro and Thimphu. This trek is exclusively designed for those who wish to explore the most of Bhutan on foot within the short span of time. It is one of the finest short treks in Bhutan. Leading through an ancient trading route, over high mountain passes Exploration begins with a hike to Taktsang monastery. This trek is following the route between Paro and Thimphu, crossing the chain of mountains that separates the two valleys. The trail takes you through forests of fir, blue pine and dwarf rhododendrons at altitudes ranging between 2400-4200m. The route is sparsely inhabited by nomadic yak herders but there are wonderful lakes teeming with fish. A classic walk past ruined forts and wonderful lakes teeming with fishes, sometimes a yak herders tents/camp will be seen and you will also visit temples and holy places in Phajoding which contains some of the rare Thanka paintings in the country. This 8 days trek will give you the life long memory and experience the history of bhutan.
Trip Highlights of Bhutan Druk Path Trek:
Visiting National Library, School of Thangkha painting, traditional medicine institute, the gold & silver smith, Drubthob nunnery and handicraft center. National Memorial Chorten;seat of faith also called mind of Buddha. See the famous painting, TashiChhodang; ministerial building, Simtokha Dzong-1st Dzong of BhutanParo: Rinpung Dzong- locally called Fortess of heap of jewels ,Ta Dzong National Museum,Kyichu Lakhang-7th Century Temple, it is called reservoir of peace you can really feel peace here.
Visit the Paro valley, site of the famous Tigers Nest, the Taktsang Monastery where the legendary Guru Padmasambhava is believed to have flown from Tibet on the back of a tiger to defeat the demons who were opposing the spread of Buddhism in Bhutan. Trek to Jangchulakha (via Jele Dzong) Jumolhari and many of the high peaks- the views without the slog and absolutely magnificent. Climb to view Mt. Gangkar Puensum, the highest mountain in Bhutan and also the other peaks.