7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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7 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Paro
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Wangdue Phodrang District
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

4
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.
You've now added World Tour Plan to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Dochula Pass and Royal Thimphu Golf Course. Get some historical perspective at Taktsang Palphug Monastery and Kyichu Lhakhang. Explore Paro's surroundings by going to Thimphu (Centenary Farmers Market & Junction Book Store). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Drukgyel Dzong, snap pictures at Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Dasho Nishioka Chorten.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paro trip builder site .

Mumbai, India to Paro is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Paro at 20°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wangdue Phodrang District.

Things to do in Paro

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Side Trip

Thimphu
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Taktsang Palphug Monastery ©
Taktsang Palphug Monastery
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Gangtey Monastery and then appreciate the views at Phobjikha Valley.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wangdue Phodrang District trip planner .

Traveling by car from Paro to Wangdue Phodrang District takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, daytime highs in Wangdue Phodrang District are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Wangdue Phodrang District

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Phobjikha Valley ©
Phobjikha Valley
Gangtey Monastery ©
Gangtey Monastery

1
night
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 26th (Tue), take in the views from Punakha Suspension Bridge, don't miss a visit to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi L'hakhang Temple.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Punakha tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Wangdue Phodrang District to Punakha in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Punakha

Historic Sites
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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Chimi L'hakhang Temple ©
Chimi L'hakhang Temple
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten ©
Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten

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