3 days in Bhutan Itinerary

3 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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3 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Paro
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thimphu
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Dhaka City

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rinpung Dzong, examine the collection at National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paro trip planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Paro is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. In May in Paro, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gangtey.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Museums
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Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) ©
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)
Rinpung Dzong ©
Rinpung Dzong
National Museum ©
National Museum

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night
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
On the 29th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Gangtey Monastery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Phobjikha Valley.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gangtey holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Paro to Gangtey takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Thimphu.

Things to do in Gangtey

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

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Thimphu

Thimphu ©
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
On the 30th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), identify plant and animal life at Motithang Takin Preserve, then pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang, then steep yourself in history at Simtokha Dzong, and finally get outside with Dochula Pass.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thimphu holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Gangtey to Thimphu takes 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Thimphu are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thimphu

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Motithang Takin Preserve ©
Motithang Takin Preserve
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)

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