7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Thimphu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Trongsa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Paro
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Thimphu

The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
On the 26th (Sun), admire the striking features of Tango Buddhist College and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Simply Bhutan Museum, then make a trip to Changangkha Lhakhang, and then gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thimphu trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Thimphu is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in January, with highs in Thimphu at 16°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tango Buddhist College ©
Tango Buddhist College

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 28th (Tue), make a trip to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, then make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Punakha sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Thimphu to Punakha takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gangtey.

Things to do in Punakha

Parks
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Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri ©
Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten ©
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten
Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery ©
Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery

1
night
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Surrounded by towering mountains and traversed by two meandering rivers, Gangtey is one of the most pristine tourist sites in Bhutan, set in a wide, flat glacial valley.
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangtey Monastery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Phobjikha Valley.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gangtey online travel route planner .

Drive from Punakha to Gangtey in 2.5 hours. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Trongsa.

Things to do in Gangtey

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Phobjikha Valley
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Phobjikha Valley ©
Phobjikha Valley
Gangtey Monastery ©
Gangtey Monastery

1
night
Trongsa

Trongsa ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at The Tower of Trongsa Museum, then cruise along Yutong La Pass, and then make a trip to Tongsa Dzong.

To plan Trongsa vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Gangtey to Trongsa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Paro.

Things to do in Trongsa

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
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Yutong La Pass ©
Yutong La Pass
Tongsa Dzong ©
Tongsa Dzong
The Tower of Trongsa Museum ©
The Tower of Trongsa Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Paro River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dzongdrakha Monastry, then take some stellar pictures from Paro Airport Bird's Eye View Point, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyichu Lhakhang.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paro route maker app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Trongsa to Paro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang
Dzongdrakha Monastry ©
Dzongdrakha Monastry
Paro Airport Bird's Eye View Point ©

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