11 days in Bhutan Itinerary

11 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paro
— 2 nights
2
Bumthang
— 1 night
3
Thimphu
— 3 nights
4
Punakha
— 2 nights
5
Ha
— 2 nights

2
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.
Paro is known for historic sites, museums, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dzongdrakha Monastry, see the interesting displays at National Museum, and don't miss a visit to Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paro day trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Paro is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Paro. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in February; daily highs in Paro reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bumthang.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
National Museum ©
National Museum
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

1
night
Bumthang

Bumthang ©
Plan a trip to Bumthang to discover an area as rich in culture as it is in sweeping valley views.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bumthang Brewery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurje Lhakhang, and then explore the activities along Burning Lake.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Bumthang trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Paro to Bumthang takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Thimphu.

Things to do in Bumthang

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

3
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Kuenselphodrang, ponder the world of politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), make a trip to Changangkha Lhakhang, and take a memorable drive along Dochula Pass.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Thimphu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bumthang to Thimphu in 8 hours. February in Thimphu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi Lhakhang Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and then don't miss a visit to Punakha Suspension Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and then make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten.

Plan my day in Punakha using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Thimphu to Punakha in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ha.

Things to do in Punakha

Historic Sites
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Punakha Dzong ©
Punakha Dzong
Chimi Lhakhang Temple ©
Chimi Lhakhang Temple
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lhakhang Karpo and then admire the verdant scenery at Haa Valley.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ha trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Punakha to Ha takes 5.5 hours. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ha

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Lhakhang Karpo ©
Lhakhang Karpo
Haa Valley ©
Haa Valley

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