“Land of the Thunder Dragon” combines with the main cultural highlights of the Kingdom of Bhutan with five days of scenic trekking. The Druk Path trek connects the valleys of Paro and Thimpu following the old trading route between the main towns in Bhutan. You will follow a quiet forest trail and up to alpine yak pastures, once above the tree line you see the spectacular view of the Himalaya along the Bhutan – Tibet border including Chomolhari, Jitchu Drake and Gangkar Punsum. You have several days visiting Bhutan’s main cultural sites, before the trek you will explore Paro Valley with a walk to Taktsang or ’Tigers Nest’ monastery. After the trek we explore Thimphu as well as Punakha’s 17th century Dzong.
Land of the Thunder Dragon Highlights :
- A scenic trek between the Paro and Thimphu valleys which crosses Jele La as well as Jangchu La passes with superb views of the snow capped mountains of the eastern Himalaya.
- There are several days before as well as after the trek to explore Paro and Thimpu where your local Bhutanese guide will introduce you to the culture of Bhutan.