6 days in Bhutan Itinerary

6 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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6 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Paro
1
Paro
— 1 day
Fly:  45 min
2
Jakar
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Thimphu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Paro

1
day
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.
On the 10th (Mon), see the interesting displays at National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang, and then cruise along Chele La Pass.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paro trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Paro. In February, daily temperatures in Paro can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jakar.

Things to do in Paro

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
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Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
National Museum ©
National Museum
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

1
night
Jakar

Jakar ©
Jakar is a town in the central-eastern region of Bhutan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jambay Lhakhang Temple, examine the collection at Ogyen Choling Palace Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Jakar Dzong.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Jakar trip maker app .

Getting from Paro to Jakar by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Punakha.

Things to do in Jakar

Historic Sites Museums
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Jambay Lhakhang Temple ©
Jambay Lhakhang Temple
Ogyen Choling Palace Museum ©
Ogyen Choling Palace Museum
Jakar Dzong ©
Jakar 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi L'hakhang Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and then take in the views from Punakha Suspension Bridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Punakha trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Jakar to Punakha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Thimphu.

Things to do in Punakha

Historic Sites
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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Chimi Lhakhang Temple ©
Chimi Lhakhang Temple
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

3
nights
Thimphu

Thimphu ©
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) and National Textile Museum. Visiting Dochula Pass and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: stroll through Motithang Takin Preserve, play a few rounds at Royal Thimphu Golf Course, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pangri Zampa Monastery, and examine the collection at Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Thimphu holiday builder.

You can drive from Punakha to Thimphu in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Thimphu

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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