5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
Paro
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi

3
days
Paro

Paro ©
A charming historic town with many sacred sites cradled in a verdant valley, Paro offers a scenic base to explore the important Buddhist attractions and pristine nature around it.
Taktsang Palphug Monastery and Rinpung Dzong are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paro: Thimphu (Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), Motithang Takin Preserve, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Taktshang Goemba (Tiger's Nest), appreciate the history behind Dasho Nishioka Chorten, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyichu Lhakhang.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paro trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New Delhi, India to Paro is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Paro hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtey.

Things to do in Paro

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Wildlife

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Thimphu
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Motithang Takin Preserve ©
Motithang Takin Preserve
Taktsang Palphug Monastery ©
Taktsang Palphug Monastery
Taktshang Goemba (Tiger's Nest) ©
Taktshang Goemba (Tiger's Nest)

1
day
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Gangtey Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Phobjikha Valley.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gangtey visit planner .

You can drive from Paro to Gangtey in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Punakha.

Things to do in Gangtey

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

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Phobjikha Valley
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Phobjikha Valley ©
Phobjikha Valley
Gangtey Monastery ©
Gangtey Monastery

1
day
Punakha

Punakha ©
The imperial past feels present in Punakha, where an impressive fortress testifies to the heyday of this former capital of Bhutan.
On the 15th (Wed), make a trip to Punakha Suspension Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi L'hakhang Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Punakha trip planner .

You can drive from Gangtey to Punakha in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Punakha

#Historic Sites
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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Chimi L'hakhang Temple ©
Chimi L'hakhang Temple
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

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