4 days in Bhutan Itinerary

4 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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4 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Paro
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Thimphu
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Punakha
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​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.
On the 28th (Tue), examine the collection at National Museum and then contemplate the long history of Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest).

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paro trip itinerary builder app .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Paro is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. May in Paro sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thimphu.

Things to do in Paro

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

1
night
Thimphu

Thimphu ©
The kingdom's capital and most modern city, Thimphu offers a mix of ancient traditions and modern commercialism.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, then take an in-depth tour of Folk Heritage Museum Kawajangsa, then identify plant and animal life at Motithang Takin Preserve, and finally take a memorable drive along Dochula Pass.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Thimphu attractions planner.

Drive from Paro to Thimphu in 1.5 hours. In May in Thimphu, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gangtey.

Things to do in Thimphu

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Motithang Takin Preserve ©
Motithang Takin Preserve
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan ©
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

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Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Gangtey Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Phobjikha Valley.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gangtey online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Thimphu to Gangtey in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Punakha.

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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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 31st (Fri), make a trip to Punakha Suspension Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi L'hakhang Temple.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Punakha tour website .

Getting from Gangtey to Punakha by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can 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
Punakha Suspension Bridge ©
Punakha Suspension Bridge

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