4 days in Bhutan Itinerary

4 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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4 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Paro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Thimphu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Dhaka City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Museum and then contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Chele La Pass, contemplate the long history of Rinpung Dzong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paro trip builder site .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Paro is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. In December in Paro, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thimphu.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) ©
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
National Museum ©
National Museum

1
night
Thimphu

Thimphu ©
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), then appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, then don't miss a visit to Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), and finally admire all the interesting features of Dochula Pass.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Thimphu travel app .

Traveling by car from Paro to Thimphu takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
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Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

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 16th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi L'hakhang Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and then snap pictures at Punakha Suspension Bridge.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Punakha itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Thimphu to Punakha takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to 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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