Short Thunder Dragon (Druk) Trek and Cultural Tour
- Gain magnificent views of the Himalayan Mountain Range, including Mt. Gangkar Puensum, along the Thunder Dragon Trek
- Visit Fortresses, temples, and monasteries
- Trek through forests and along mountain paths
- Visit the world famous Tigers Nest Monastery
The Thunder Dragon Trek and Cultural Tour encompasses one of Bhutan’s most appealing treks with a tour of Bhutan’s finest cultural attractions. The adventure begins in Paro with tours of inspiring landmarks such as the Rinpung and Ta Fortresses, the Kichu Lhakhang Temple and the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. The adventure continues along the Druk Path, where trekkers can see Bhutan’s tallest mountain, Mount Gangkar Puensum. The trek also transverses Jimilang Tsho Lake and Dochula Pass, which features many memorial stupas along the trail.
This trip is for anyone who has ever wanted to see the Tiger’s Nest Monastery, or visit a country so uniquely beautiful that it is unofficially named after a thunder storm.
Day 01: Arrival and sightseeing in Paro.
Day 02: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery. -04 hrs, 2,250m / 7,382ft
Day 03: Travel to Jele Dzong and begin the trek. -05 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Jangchulakha. -04 hrs, 3,770 m / 12,365 ft
Day 05: Trek to Langrithang. -05 hrs, 3,500 m / 11,483 ft
Day 06: Conclude the trek in Tsaluna and drive to Thimphu. -04 hrs, 2,320 m /7,424 ft
Day 07: Conclude the tour