7 days in Dhaka City, Thimphu & Paro Itinerary

7 days in Dhaka City, Thimphu & Paro Itinerary

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7 days in Dhaka City, Thimphu & Paro Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
— 1 day
car:  25 h
2
Thimphu, Bhutan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Paro, Bhutan
— 2 nights
+5
Drive + Bus + Taxi + Train + Drive + Bus:  23 h
End: Dhaka City, Bangladesh

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh

Dhaka City
One of the most congested and busiest cities in the world, Dhaka has a great deal to offer for everyone's taste.
For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dhaka City trip planner.

If you are flying in from Bangladesh, the closest major aiport is Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. You will leave for Thimphu on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Dhaka City

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Simply Bhutan Museum as well as Mojo Park. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), take an in-depth tour of Simply Bhutan Museum, don't miss a visit to Changangkha Lhakhang, pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang, then take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower Square, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Mojo Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Thimphu trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Dhaka City to Thimphu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Paro.

Things to do in Thimphu

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
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Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
Changangkha Lhakhang ©
Changangkha Lhakhang

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, steep yourself in history at Rinpung Dzong, and then contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyichu Lhakhang, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dzongdrakha Monastry, and then take a memorable drive along Chele La Pass.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paro day trip planning site.

You can drive from Thimphu to Paro in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 30th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

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