Druk Path Trek

Bhutan Bhutan

Worth knowing

The Druk Path Trek runs for a length of 41 kilometers through Bhutan.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 2 days to walk the Druk Path Trek.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Druk Path Trek

41 km
Elevation gain
2.750 m
Elevation loss
2.400 m
Highest Point
Phume La / 4.206 m
Lowest Point
National Museum of Bhutan / 2.430 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
41 km
2.750 m
2.400 m
Phume La
4.206 m
National Museum of Bhutan
2.430 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Druk Path Trek
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Druk Path Trek
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Druk Path Trek is:


Arrival to the Druk Path Trek

You will arrive via Paro Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Taxi. Duration approx. 1 hours.

Departure from the Druk Path Trek

Departure is via Paro Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Taxi. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Druk Path Trek

What else you should know about the Druk Path Trek

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