5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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5 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Thimphu
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Paro
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
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 4th (Tue): make a trip to Changangkha Lhakhang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, don't miss a visit to Choki Traditional Art School, then admire the striking features of Tango Buddhist Institute, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Changlimithang Stadium & Archery Ground.

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Chennai, India to Thimphu is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in June: highs in Thimphu hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gangtey.

Things to do in Thimphu

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Phajoding Monastery
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Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan ©
Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan
Simtokha Dzong ©
Simtokha Dzong
Phajoding Monastery ©
Phajoding Monastery

1
night
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Gangtey Monastery and then admire the verdant scenery at Phobjikha Valley.

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Getting from Thimphu to Gangtey by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paro.

Things to do in Gangtey

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Paro River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyichu Lhakhang, then get engrossed in the history at Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Memorial House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dzongdrakha Temple.

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

You can drive from Gangtey to Paro in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang
Dzongdrakha Temple ©
Dzongdrakha Temple
Paro River ©
Paro River

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