With no traffic light system on the roads, the cities of Bhutan are the sight of fascination on their own. Known as the Land of Thunder Dragon, each of the cities of this country have their own charm tied to history. In a country where cities are still holding their intact beauty, just imagine how adventurous might be their trekking trails. Renowned for the Himalayas and mountains, one of Bhutan's incredible treks is a Druk Path Trek.
Losing yourself in the ethereal beauty and finding bliss amidst a pristine nature is an awesome feeling that you can relish on this trek. Further, to broaden your historical and cultural understanding of Bhutan, there are several Dongz and Monasteries present on the trekking trails.
Starting from Paro and following the ancient trading route up to Thimphu, the treks lures you with a nomadic lifestyle as well as the spectacular vistas of Bhutan's breathtaking mountains. Along with Bhutan's highest goddess mountain Mt.Gangkar Puensum, the trek blesses you with the grandeur of Mt. Julmolhari and many others on the way. Furthermore, high altitude pristine lakes such as Jimilang Tsho, Simkota Tsho, and similar other lakes are something that takes you to the elusive land of peace and serenity.
Trekking amidst the apple orchards, stunning pine, and Rhododendron forest, and witnessing the dramatic landscape, you will find yourself more delighted.
It is true that the days spent on the trekking trails of Druk Path Trek are brilliant on themself and demands no other temptations. However, the cultural marvels of Bhutan's three popular cities, Paro, Thimphu and Punakha are on their way before and after the completion of the trekking journey. Each day spent in these cities gives you the beautiful memory of your Bhutan tour.
Roaming around the cities you will get to enjoy the beauty of Paro Ringpung Dzong, Bhutan National Museum, Farming Lands, Tiger's Nest Monastery, National Memorial Chorten, Punakha Dzong, Chimi Lhakhang, and many others. In contrast, the Druk Path trekking trail lets you immerse in the charms of secluded villages and monasteries of Bhutan.
Druk Path Trek Difficulty
If you have completed Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, or other similar treks in your life, then the Druk Path trek comes as a piece of cake for you. For the experienced trekkers accomplishing this 9 Nights 10 Days Bhutan Druk Path Trekking is not a big deal. They can complete the trek easily.
But for the amateur one, the trek might be quite daunting. Due to the presence of passes on the way, there might arise some kind of difficulty during the trek. However, if you have the determination to complete the trek, you will not find the trek that difficult.
Best time for Druk Path Trek
It is possible to opt for the Druk Path Trek throughout the year. However, to enjoy the best during the trek you have to join the trek choosing the best trekking time. Being a mountainous country the seasons of Bhutan and Nepal are very much similar. Thus similar to Nepal trekking routes, the best time for trekking in Bhutan is March to April and October to November. During this time, you can savour the unobstructed views of the Himalayas and Valleys.
Spreading the aroma of rhododendron blossoms and other wildflowers, the trekking trails during spring greets you with moderate temperature. The days are relatively warmer, however, be prepared for the chilly nights.