6 days in Bhutan Itinerary

6 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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6 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  6​h
Thimphu
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Thimphu

Thimphu ©
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Thimphu Golf Course and Tango Buddhist Institute. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thimphu: Paro (Kyichu Lhakhang, Drukgyel Dzong, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, look for gifts at Junction Book Store, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phajoding Monastery, and go for a walk through Cheri Gompa Monastery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thimphu day trip tool .

Mumbai, India to Thimphu is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and car. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Thimphu reach 20°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Gangtey.

Things to do in Thimphu

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Golf

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Paro
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Royal Thimphu Golf Course ©
Royal Thimphu Golf Course
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan ©
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

1
night
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Gangtey Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Phobjikha Valley.

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Drive from Thimphu to Gangtey in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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
night
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 26th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong and then don't miss a visit to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Punakha road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gangtey to Punakha takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Punakha

#Historic Sites
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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten ©
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten

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