7 days in Bagdogra, Thimphu & Paro Itinerary

7 days in Bagdogra, Thimphu & Paro Itinerary

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7 days in Bagdogra, Thimphu & Paro Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Fly:  4 h
1
Bagdogra, India
— Few hours
Drive:  8 h 15 min
2
Thimphu, Bhutan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Paro, Bhutan
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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Bagdogra, India

Bagdogra ©
Bagdogra is a place of outstanding natural beauty steeped in history, art, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bagdogra holiday builder tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bagdogra is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, with highs in Bagdogra at 37°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thimphu.

Things to do in Bagdogra

Historic Sites
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Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha ©
Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

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Thimphu, Bhutan

Thimphu ©
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
Step out of Thimphu with an excursion to Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri in Punakha--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Dochula Pass, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower Square, examine the collection at Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, and pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thimphu trip maker.

Drive from Bagdogra to Thimphu in 8.5 hours. In April, Thimphu is cooler than Bagdogra - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paro.

Things to do in Thimphu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri
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Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

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Paro, Bhutan

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.
Step out of Paro with an excursion to Lhakhang Karpo in Ha--about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paro Taktsang, examine the collection at National Museum, cruise along Chele La Pass, and don't miss a visit to Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang.

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Getting from Thimphu to Paro by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Paro sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Lhakhang Karpo
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Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
National Museum ©
National Museum

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