8 days in Bhutan Itinerary

8 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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1
Thimphu
— 3 nights
2
Punakha
— 2 nights
3
Paro
— 2 nights

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, make a trip to Changangkha Lhakhang, ponder the world of politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), and see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Thimphu online visit planner.

Bhopal, India to Thimphu is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Bhutan Time (BTT), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. In July, Thimphu is little chillier than Bhopal - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

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Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

2
nights
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 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and then make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten. On the next day, make a trip to Punakha Suspension Bridge, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi Lhakhang Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Punakha tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Thimphu to Punakha in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Paro.

Things to do in Punakha

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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Chimi Lhakhang Temple ©
Chimi Lhakhang Temple
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyichu Lhakhang, contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Druk Choeding, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ugyen Pema Woedling Zangthopelri. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge and then cruise along Chele La Pass.

For photos and more tourist information, use the Paro driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Punakha to Paro in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Paro are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paro

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

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