6 days in Paro & Punakha Itinerary

6 days in Paro & Punakha Itinerary

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6 days in Paro & Punakha Itinerary

Start: Paro
1
Paro
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Punakha
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Paro

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paro side-trips: Thimphu (Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), Kuenselphodrang, &more). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Chele La Pass, examine the collection at National Museum, snap pictures at Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyichu Lhakhang.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paro travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Paro Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Thimphu
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Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten) ©
Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten)

3
nights
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 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong and then take in the views from Punakha Suspension Bridge. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Druk Wangyel Monastery and then make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Punakha trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Paro to Punakha takes 3.5 hours. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Punakha

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Druk Wangyel Monastery
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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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