36 days in Bhutan Itinerary

36 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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Paro
— 5 nights
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Bumthang
— 3 nights
3
Thimphu
— 15 nights
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Punakha
— 2 nights
5
Phobjikha Valley
— 1 night
6
Trongsa
— 2 nights
7
Trashigang
— 2 nights
8
Ha
— 2 nights

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5
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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 in the serene atmosphere at Paro Taktsang, contemplate the waterfront views at Paro River, steep yourself in history at Rinpung Dzong, and examine the collection at National Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Paro day trip planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Paro is an approximately 35-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Paro due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bumthang.

Things to do in Paro

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

3
nights
Bumthang

Bumthang ©
Plan a trip to Bumthang to discover an area as rich in culture as it is in sweeping valley views.
When in Bumthang, make a side trip to see Jambay Lhakhang Temple in Jakar, approximately Jakar away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurje Lhakhang, sample the tasty concoctions at Bumthang Brewery, don't miss a visit to Tamshing Lhakhang Temple, and contemplate the long history of Chakhar Lhakhang "The Iron Castle".

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bumthang day trip website.

Do a combination of car and flight from Paro to Bumthang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Thimphu.

Things to do in Bumthang

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Jakar
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Kurje Lhakhang ©
Kurje Lhakhang
Jambay Lhakhang Temple ©
Jambay Lhakhang Temple
Tamshing Lhakhang Temple ©
Tamshing Lhakhang Temple

15
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: pause for some photo ops at Kuenselphodrang, stroll around Jigme Dorji National Park, gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, and stroll through Motithang Takin Preserve.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Thimphu trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Bumthang to Thimphu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Thimphu sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Punakha.

Things to do in Thimphu

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Pele La, Lhakhang Nagpo, Phajoding Monastery
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup nunnery and then make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Punakha Suspension Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi Lhakhang Temple.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Punakha vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Thimphu to Punakha in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Phobjikha Valley.

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

1
night
Phobjikha Valley

Phobjikha Valley ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangtey Monastery, stroll through Black Necked Crane Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Phobjikha Valley.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Phobjikha Valley trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Punakha to Phobjikha Valley in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trongsa.

Things to do in Phobjikha Valley

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Trongsa

Trongsa ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Tower of Trongsa Museum, take a memorable drive along Yutong La Pass, and then make a trip to Tongsa Dzong. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Royal Manas National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Trongsa trip planner.

Getting from Phobjikha Valley to Trongsa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Trashigang.

Things to do in Trongsa

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

The Royal Manas National Park
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:
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Yutong La Pass ©
Yutong La Pass
Tongsa Dzong ©
Tongsa Dzong
The Tower of Trongsa Museum ©
The Tower of Trongsa Museum

2
nights
Trashigang

Trashigang ©
Trashigang, or Tashigang, is a town in eastern Bhutan and the district capital of the Trashigang Dzongkhag .The town lies to the east side of the valley above the Drangme Chhu river just south of where it is joined by the Gamri River. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Trashigang Dzong and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gomphu Kora (Gom Kora).

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Trashigang trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trongsa to Trashigang takes 6.5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Ha.

Things to do in Trashigang

Historic Sites
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Gomphu Kora (Gom Kora) ©
Gomphu Kora (Gom Kora)
Trashigang Dzong ©
Trashigang Dzong

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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the views at Haa Valley. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lhakhang Karpo.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ha sightseeing tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Trashigang to Ha in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ha

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Haa Valley ©
Haa Valley
Lhakhang Karpo ©
Lhakhang Karpo

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