Day 01-Thimphu to Labana
Distance: 12kWalking time: 6hSleeping altitude: 3500mPass to cross: Pumo La, 4100m

The trek begins with decent climbing which continues for the whole day. Passing through the temple and meditation center complex of Phajoding. Further climbing of an hour will take you over Pumo La, the highest pass of this trek with a beautiful view of Thimphu valley overlooking. On a clear day we can see the Gangkhar Puensum, which use to be the highest peak in Bhutan. Descending from the pass you will reach your first night camp.

Day 02-Labana to Jimilangtsho
Distance:15kWalking time: 7hSleeping altitude: 3300m

The trail will take us through dwarf rhododendrons and junipers. We will also pass the lakes of Janatso and Simkotha. The view of the far ridge across the valley which you trekked will fill you with a sense of personal satisfaction and renew you with extra confidence in yourself. Our camp is at the lake of Jimilangtsho.

Day 03-Jimilangtsho to Jangchublakha
Distance: 13kWalking time: 6hSleeping altitude: 3200m

The trek today starts off with a climb, leaving the quite lake behind. Following the ridge, on a clear day the Chomolhari mountain can be seen straight in front of your eyes. Rhododendrons and other high altitude shrubs decorate the rocky trail which climbs up and down. You may see yak herders around.

Day 04-Jangchublakha to Jela Dzong
Distance: 10kWalking time: 4hSleeping altitude: 3000m

Today's trail looks like the setting of Stephen Spielberg's Jurassic Park. With ancient firs wrapped in Spanish moss, a dinosaur or a Bhutanese Yeti might actually surprise you around the bend. Camp near Jela Dzong, a temple built as a war fortress in the olden days, overlooking the Paro valley below.

Day 05-Jela Dzong to Paro
Distance: 10kWalking time: 4h

Morning from the camp, you climb up for a short while and start descending through the pine forest. Crossing few farm houses and through the dirt road. The Drukpath Trek ends at the historic Ta Dzong, the National Museum. Our transport will meet us there.

Day 06-Overnight: Paro | Altitude: 2200m