10 days in Bhutan & Haarlem Itinerary

10 days in Bhutan & Haarlem Itinerary

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Thimphu, Bhutan
— 2 nights
2
Paro, Bhutan
— 2 nights
3
Haarlem, The Netherlands
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, get engrossed in the history at Folk Heritage Museum Kawajangsa, thenponder the world of politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), thenmake a trip to Changangkha Lhakhang, and finally take some stellar pictures from Wang Chu Park.Centenary Park. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Lungta Handicraft, tour the pleasant surroundings at Motithang Takin Preserve, thensteep yourself in history at Simtokha Dzong, thentake a memorable drive along Dochula Pass, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Druk Wangyel Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Thimphu visit planner.

Amritsar, India to Thimphu is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or 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. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Amritsar in June: highs in Thimphu hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paro.

Things to do in Thimphu

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Museums
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Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass

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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.
Paro is known for historic sites, museums, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang, take a memorable drive along Chele La Pass, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rinpung Dzong, and explore the activities along Paro River.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paro trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Thimphu to Paro takes 1.5 hours. In June in Paro, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Haarlem.

Things to do in Paro

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

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Haarlem, The Netherlands

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Lunchroom Cat Cafe Jippies has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Haarlem with an excursion to Zaanse Schans in Zaandam--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, admire the landmark architecture of Gasthuis Huisjes (van het vroegere St. Elisabeth's Gasthuis), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Bavo, and steep yourself in history at Stadhuis Haarlem.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Haarlem route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paro to Haarlem. The time zone changes from Bhutan Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Paro in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Haarlem, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haarlem

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Zandvoort aan Zee ©
Zandvoort aan Zee

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