11 days in Bhutan Itinerary

11 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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11 days in Bhutan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Paro
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
2
Bumthang
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Trongsa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Gangtey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Punakha
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Explore Paro's surroundings by going to Thimphu (Kuenselphodrang, Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), & more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), take in the views from Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, and examine the collection at National Museum.

Make your Paro itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Singapore, Singapore to Paro is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Bhutan Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Paro hover around 20°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bumthang.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Thimphu
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Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) ©
Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang

2
nights
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 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Kurje Lhakhang, don't miss a visit to Jambay Lhakhang Temple, don't miss a visit to Jakar Dzong, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bumthang Brewery, and finally make a trip to Ngang Lhakhang. On the next day, make a trip to Wangduechhoeling Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Burning Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Tamshing Lhakhang Temple.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bumthang trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Paro to Bumthang in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Trongsa.

Things to do in Bumthang

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Trongsa

Trongsa ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Yutong La Pass, make a trip to Chendebji Chorten, and then make a trip to Tongsa Dzong.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Trongsa journey website .

Getting from Bumthang to Trongsa by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gangtey.

Things to do in Trongsa

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Yutong La Pass ©
Yutong La Pass
Tongsa Dzong ©
Tongsa Dzong
Chendebji Chorten ©
Chendebji Chorten

1
night
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Gangtey Monastery and then appreciate the views at Phobjikha Valley.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gangtey trip maker site .

Getting from Trongsa to Gangtey by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Gangtey

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi L'hakhang Temple, make a trip to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punakha Dzong, and finally snap pictures at Punakha Suspension Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Punakha trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Gangtey to Punakha in 2 hours. On the 31st (Tue), you're off tohome.

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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