The Druk Path Trekking

The Druk Path Trek is one of the most well known treks for the scenes with several remote lakes and is mostly recommended in Bhutan. It is a six-day trek but it is possible to shorten the trek to four days however, you need to walk for more than eight hours a day.  It is a short trek but it still goes to a high altitude, making it moderately strenuous.

It has a history that Bhutanese soldiers were forced to march this route in one-day as a punishment.

The Druk Path Trek can be started at Dambji and finished in Motithang or start at Motithang and end in Tsaluna.

The recommended six day itineraries for the Druk Path Trekking are as:

Day 1: Dambji or National Museum to Jili Dzong
Day 2: Jili Dzong to Jangchhu Lakha
Day 3: Jangchhu Lakha to Jimilang Tsho
Day 4: Jimilang Tsho to Simkotra Tsho
Day 5: Simkotra Tsho to Phajoding
Day 6: Phajoding to Motithang

Best time to trek: February to June, September to December

Location

27° 48' 32.7708" N, 89° 43' 45.6924" E

trekking features

  • Camping Trek
  • Length < 7 days
  • Maximum Altitude >4000m and <4500m
  • Difficulty - Medium

The Druk Path Trekking details


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