7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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

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.
Paro is known for historic sites, museums, scenic drive, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), take a memorable drive along Chele La Pass, don't miss a visit to Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rinpung Dzong.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Paro online driving holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Paro is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from New Delhi in February, things will get a bit cooler in Paro: highs are around 17°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thimphu.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) ©
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
National Museum ©
National Museum

3
nights
Thimphu

Thimphu ©
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
Thimphu is known for scenic drive, parks, museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Dochula Pass, appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), and contemplate the long history of Simtokha Dzong.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Thimphu driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Paro to Thimphu takes 1.5 hours. February in Thimphu sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

Tours Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu 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.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi L'hakhang Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and then take in the views from Punakha Suspension Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Punakha vacation planner .

Drive from Thimphu to Punakha in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punakha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Chimi L'hakhang Temple ©
Chimi L'hakhang Temple
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

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