7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Dhaka City
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
Thimphu
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Dhaka City

5
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 World Tour Plan. Explore Thimphu's surroundings by going to Paro (Taktsang Palphug Monastery, Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang, & more). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Dochula Pass, look for all kinds of wild species at Motithang Takin Preserve, pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang, and don't miss a visit to Changangkha Lhakhang.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Thimphu online itinerary creator.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Thimphu is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and car. In August in Thimphu, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Tours

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

2
days
Punakha

Punakha ©
The imperial past feels present in Punakha, where an impressive fortress testifies to the heyday of this former capital of Bhutan.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi L'hakhang Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wangdue Dzong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Punakha Suspension Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and then make a trip to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Punakha trip planner.

Getting from Thimphu to Punakha by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Punakha sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punakha

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wangdue Dzong
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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge
Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery ©
Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery

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