10 days in Bhutan Itinerary

10 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thimphu
— 3 nights
2
Punakha
— 2 nights
3
Bumthang
— 1 night
4
Paro
— 3 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: pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang, ponder the world of politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), see Off-Road Tours, and make a trip to Changangkha Lhakhang.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thimphu route builder app.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Thimphu is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Thimphu. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in July: high temperatures in Thimphu hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and then don't miss a visit to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Punakha Suspension Bridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi Lhakhang Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Punakha trip website.

Getting from Thimphu to Punakha by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bumthang.

Things to do in Punakha

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

1
night
Bumthang

Bumthang ©
Plan a trip to Bumthang to discover an area as rich in culture as it is in sweeping valley views.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): sample the tasty concoctions at Bumthang Brewery, make a trip to Tamshing Lhakhang Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurje Lhakhang.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bumthang trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Punakha to Bumthang in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paro.

Things to do in Bumthang

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Kurje Lhakhang ©
Kurje Lhakhang
Tamshing Lhakhang Temple ©
Tamshing Lhakhang Temple

3
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paro Taktsang, see the interesting displays at National Museum, don't miss a visit to Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang, and take a memorable drive along Chele La Pass.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paro trip builder tool.

Getting from Bumthang to Paro by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Paro are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Lhakhang Nagpo
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Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

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