14 days in Bhutan Itinerary

14 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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14 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Pune
Fly + Drive:  7​h
Thimphu
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Wangdue Phodrang District
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Punakha
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
Pune

8
days
Thimphu

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 Royal Botanical Garden, National Folk Heritage Museum, Authentic Bhutan Tours, and other attractions you added. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thimphu: Paro (Kyichu Lhakhang, Taktsang Palphug Monastery, & more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Dochula Pass, don't miss a visit to Changangkha Lhakhang, appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, and explore and take pictures at National Institute for Zorig Chusum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Thimphu itinerary maker.

Pune, India to Thimphu is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Wangdue Phodrang District.

Things to do in Thimphu

#Tours, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

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Paro
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Taktsang Palphug Monastery ©
Taktsang Palphug Monastery
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang

few
hours
Wangdue Phodrang District

Wangdue Phodrang District ©
Mountainous landscapes and imposing hillside monasteries remain highlights of a vacation in Wangdue Phodrang District, one of the largest regions in central Bhutan.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chendebji Chorten. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangtey Monastery and then don't miss a visit to Chendebji Chorten.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Wangdue Phodrang District itinerary maker.

Drive from Thimphu to Wangdue Phodrang District in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Wangdue Phodrang District

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chendebji Chorten
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Gangtey Monastery ©
Gangtey Monastery
Chendebji Chorten ©
Chendebji Chorten

4
days
Punakha

Punakha ©
The imperial past feels present in Punakha, where an impressive fortress testifies to the heyday of this former capital of Bhutan.
Punakha is known for historic sites and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, don't miss a visit to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery, and snap pictures at Punakha Suspension Bridge.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Punakha trip planner.

Getting from Wangdue Phodrang District to Punakha by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Punakha are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 14th (Wed), you're off tohome.

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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten ©
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten

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