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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Chele La Pass, steep yourself in history at Rinpung Dzong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Paro online driving holiday planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Paro is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 1°C. 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang, then make a trip to Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), and finally explore and take pictures at Dochula Pass.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thimphu tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Paro to Thimphu takes 1.5 hours. December in Thimphu sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and then don't miss a visit to Punakha Suspension Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Punakha trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Thimphu to Punakha in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Punakha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Chimi L'hakhang Temple ©
Chimi L'hakhang Temple
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

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