10 days in Bhutan Itinerary

10 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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10 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Paro
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Punakha
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Thimphu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Mumbai

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amedewa Tours and Trek. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyichu Lhakhang, take a memorable drive along Chele La Pass, and make a trip to Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paro itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Paro is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In November, Paro is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 23°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Paro

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Amedewa Tours and Trek ©
Amedewa Tours and Trek
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) ©
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi L'hakhang Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and then make a trip to Punakha Suspension Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and then make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Punakha journey maker app .

Getting from Paro to Punakha by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thimphu.

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

4
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, museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chagri Dorjeden Monastery, make a trip to Changangkha Lhakhang, and gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Thimphu trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Punakha to Thimphu in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thimphu

Tours Historic Sites Scenic Drive
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Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

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