Druk Path Trek


The Druk Path Trek follows an ancient trail that connects the valleys of Paro and Thimphu. Along with the Jumolhari trek, the Druk Path trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in the country.

One of the easier treks in the country, the Druk Path trek will provide you with supreme mountain views. During late spring/early summer, the route is inundated with a variety of rhododendrons.

HIGHEST POINT 4,210 m/13,812 ft
LEVEL OF EASE/DIFFICULTY Easy-moderate
SEASON Feb-Jun & Sept-Dec


Day 1:
Arrival in Bhutan, and sightseeing in Paro

Day 2: Hike up to the Tigers’ Nest

Day 3: Day 1 of trek – Paro to Jele Dzong (Distance: 8 km/5 miles. Ascent: 1,068 m/3503 ft. Descent:  82 m/269 ft)

Day 4: Day 2 of trek – Jele Dzong to Jangchulakha (Distance: 10 km/6.2 miles. Ascent: 280 m/918 ft. Descent: 50 m/164 ft)

Day 5: Day 3 of trek – Jangchulakha to Jimilang Tsho (Distance: 11 km/6.8 miles. Ascent: 330 m/1,082 ft. Descent: 230 m/755 ft)

Day 6: Day 4 of trek – Jimilang Tsho to Simkotra Tsho (Distance: 11 km/6.8 miles. Ascent: 240 m/787 ft. Descent: 40 m/131 ft)

Day 7: Day 5 of trek – Simkotra Tsho to Thimphu (Distance: 15 km/9.3 miles. Ascent: 230 m/755 ft. Descent: 1,277 m/4,190 ft)

Day 8: Sightseeing in Thimphu, and evening drive to Paro

Day 9: Departure from Bhutan



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