8 days in Bhutan Itinerary

8 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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8 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Jodhpur
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Jakar
— 1 night
Fly:  45​min
Paro
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Jodhpur

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Punakha

Punakha ©
The imperial past feels present in Punakha, where an impressive fortress testifies to the heyday of this former capital of Bhutan.
To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Punakha holiday planning site .

Jodhpur, India to Punakha is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtey.

Things to do in Punakha

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

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Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Gangtey Monastery and then identify plant and animal life at Phobjikha Valley.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gangtey trip builder website .

Drive from Punakha to Gangtey in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jakar.

Things to do in Gangtey

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

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

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Jakar

Jakar ©
Jakar is a town in the central-eastern region of Bhutan. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Burning Lake, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bumthang Brewery, then don't miss a visit to Ngang Lhakhang, then make a trip to Jakar Dzong, and finally make a trip to Jambay Lhakhang Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jakar attractions planning app .

Drive from Gangtey to Jakar in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Paro.

Things to do in Jakar

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bumthang
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Burning Lake ©
Burning Lake
Ngang Lhakhang ©
Ngang Lhakhang
Jakar Dzong ©
Jakar Dzong

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thimphu (Kuenselphodrang, Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taktsang Palphug Monastery, contemplate the long history of Rinpung Dzong, and snap pictures at Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Jakar to Paro takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Paro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Paro

#Historic Sites, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

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Thimphu
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Taktsang Palphug Monastery ©
Taktsang Palphug Monastery
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Taktshang Goemba (Tiger's Nest) ©
Taktshang Goemba (Tiger's Nest)

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