9 days in Bhutan Itinerary

9 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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9 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly:  12​h
1
Paro
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Bumthang
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Trongsa
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h
5
Ha
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Indore

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Royal Thimphu Golf Course and Paro River. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kyichu Lhakhang and Taktsang Palphug Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paro: Thimphu (Changangkha Lhakhang & Simtokha Dzong). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Drukgyel Dzong, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rinpung Dzong, take in the views from Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paro holiday maker app .

Indore, India to Paro is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. In May, Paro is much colder than Indore - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Bumthang.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Thimphu
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Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang
Simtokha Dzong ©
Simtokha Dzong
Paro River ©
Paro River

1
night
Bumthang

Bumthang ©
Plan a trip to Bumthang to discover an area as rich in culture as it is in sweeping valley views.
On the 12th (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bumthang Brewery, explore the activities along Burning Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Kurje Lhakhang.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bumthang driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Paro to Bumthang takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gangtey.

Things to do in Bumthang

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Burning Lake ©
Burning Lake
Kurje Lhakhang ©
Kurje Lhakhang

1
night
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangtey Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Phobjikha Valley.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gangtey road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Bumthang to Gangtey in 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Trongsa.

Things to do in Gangtey

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Phobjikha Valley
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Phobjikha Valley ©
Phobjikha Valley
Gangtey Monastery ©
Gangtey Monastery

few
hours
Trongsa

Trongsa ©
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Trongsa trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gangtey to Trongsa in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ha.

Things to do in Trongsa

Museums
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The Tower of Trongsa Museum ©
The Tower of Trongsa Museum
Tongsa Dzong ©
Tongsa Dzong

2
nights
Ha

Ha ©
Ha or Has is a town and seat of Haa District in Bhutan.Ha is situated in the west of the Sandalwood Kingdom near Sikkim in the Ha Valley. On the 15th (Tue), admire the verdant scenery at Haa Valley.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ha trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Trongsa to Ha in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 16th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ha

Nature Parks
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Haa Valley ©
Haa Valley

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