Bhutan Druk Path Trekking

  • Grade: Moderate
  • Duration: 12 Days
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  • Best Seasons: March to may and September to December is finest.

Bhutan Druk Path trekking is a short eleven days trek, which leads from Paro to Thimphu or vice versa, crossing the chain of mountains that separates the two beautiful valleys. Although the route is sparsely inhabited, there are wonderful lakes teeming with fish and the area is famous for its spectacular rhododendron forests, which bloom in May. In the clear weather of late autumn and winter there are great views of the Himalayas in Bhutan.
Our Bhutan exploration begins with a hike to Taktsang monastery ( the tiger’s nest). This helps you in getting acclimatized for trekking to Drugyal dzong, Shana Shana, Soi Thangthangkha, Jangothang, Dumzo Dhumzo, Thombu Shong, Shana Zam and then back to Drugyal dzong. Breathtaking views of towering rugged peaks like Chomolhari (7320 m), Jichu Drake (6900m) and Tshrim Khang, ruined forts, pristine villages, rivers, lakes, lush forests of oak, pine, rhododendron and spruce and abundant wildlife provide the trip with constantly changing sceneries and experiences along with a special connection with nature. This 11 day tour and trek gives you exhilarating and rewarding way to experience some of the most captivating and wondrous areas of Bhutan.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrival Delhi-Transfer Hotel.
  • Day 02 : Delhi – Jaipur
  • Day 03 : Jaipur
  • Day 04 : Jaipur – Agra
  • Day 05 : Agra
  • Day 06 : Agra – Delhi
  • Day 07 : Delhi – Departure

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival Delhi-Transfer Hotel.

    Arrival Delhi overnight hotel. Edwin Lutyens the world famous architect would have never set his mind on designing New Delhi and the famed Connaught Place shopping center. Modern Delhi has something for everyone that is reflected in the cosmopolitan culture that nurtures festivals of all faiths, religions and places of worship. Delhi sightseeing, Red fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat and Gate of India. Overnight hotel in Delhi.

  • Day 02: Delhi – Jaipur

    Drive to Jaipur, we continue our journey to the Western part of Delhi. We stop for lunch on half way. Forts, palaces, architectural marvels and tales of velour, all in their own way, bear testimony to the glory that Jaipur is and was just after it was conceived by Sawai Jai Singh in 1727. Jaipur was the first planned city in northern India.

  • Day 03: Jaipur

    Jaipur sightseeing, Elephant back to Amber Fort, City palace, Jantar Mantar, Palace of Wind. Overnight hotel in Jaipur.

  • Day 04: Jaipur – Agra

    Drive to Agra, we stop for lunch on the way. We continue our journey to Agra via Fatepur Sikri. So, called the ghost city. Fatepur Sikri straddles the crest of a rocky ridge, 37km south west of Agra. Built between 1569 and 1585 by Great Moghul emperor Akbar. Overnight in Agra.

  • Day 05: Agra

    Agra sightseeing: Agra the river Yamuna flows through it for five Kos and on either bank are delighted villas and pleasant stretches of meadows. Filled with people from every country, Agra is the crossroads of the world. His Majesty Akbar has built a fort of red sandstone, the like of which travelers have never recorded. Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Sikandra are the main spot can be worth to visit. O/n Agra.

  • Day 06: Agra – Delhi

    After breafast drive to New Delhi. Lunch and free stay. Overnight New Delhi

  • Day 07: Delhi – Departure

    Qutub minars and lotus temple, afternoon free stay late in the evening transfer to airport for International Departure

Cost Includes

  • North Everest Expedition 4 night’s hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast- 3 star hotel
  • Expedition Nepali Staff: Cook, kitchen boy, Tibetan kitchen helper
  • Base Camp - ABC 1 tent for 1 climber (North Face or similar)
  • Guided sightseeing in Lhasa city in Tibet
  • Dining tent, table, chair, toilet tent & kitchen cooking equipments
  • Tibet visa, travel permit for climber & expedition Nepali staff
  • Hotel in Lasha, Shigatse & Shegar Zhangmu- breakfast, Lunch, dinner
  • Per person (40 KG) Load is carried by the Yak Base Camp to ABC
  • Per person (30 KG) Load is carried by the Yak Advance B.C. to BC
  • Kathmandu – Gongar flight & Transfer to Lhasa city (90km)
  • Drive to Shigatse, Shegar & Everest Base camp
  • Provide the Jeep for Gongar airport to Lhasa & Everest Base camp
  • Truck for the equipment & staff from Zhangmu to Everest Base camp
  • Climbing permit for North side Everest 8848m expedition
  • Liaison officer & Interpreter from Tibet mountaineering association
  • Life, medical insurance for Nepalese staff  
  • Satellite phone (Pay call) service
  • Welcome dinner with cultural Nepali dance & song

Cost Excludes

  • Everest Expedition Personal expenses for expedition
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Entry visa and Re-entry visa for Nepal.
  • Personal Climbing equipment
  • Bar & Beverage bills
  • Security Deposit USD 500 (Sharing of the total person)
  • Permit fee of walkie - Talkie.
  • Extra yak, Per Yak’s USD 200 will be carry 40 KG load.
  • Tips for expedition staff
  • Fixed rope charge
  • Carrying & Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa guide


I have been traveling several times with Machhindra Acharya. He is a wonderful guide. Very informative, very qualified and helpful to get lots of background information about Nepal and its regional specialities. Can absolutely recommend Oriental Journeys!!
Christian Thomas Germany
Hi Machhindra, just wanted to say thank you for the experience in Nepal you were a great guide very patient and friendly. I felt perfectly safe and comfortable on a country so far away from home on a solo trip. I really liked your explanation about all the temples, the culture and lifestyle in Nepal and it made me curious to find out more. I will definitely recommend anyone I know is going to Nepal to go to you!
Lourdes Rivera New York, USA

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