5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Gorakhpur
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Thimphu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Paro
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Gorakhpur

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 14th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, then make a trip to Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), and finally take a memorable drive along Dochula Pass.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Thimphu sightseeing planning tool .

Gorakhpur, India to Thimphu is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Gorakhpur in November: high temperatures in Thimphu hover around 23°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Paro.

Things to do in Thimphu

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Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Rinpung Dzong, then examine the collection at National Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest). Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang, contemplate the long history of Drukgyel Dzong, and then cruise along Chele La Pass.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paro online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Thimphu to Paro takes 1.5 hours. November in Paro sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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