8 days in Bhutan Itinerary

8 days in Bhutan Itinerary

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Paro
— 3 nights
2
Ha
— 1 night
3
Gangtey
— 1 night
4
Punakha
— 2 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Paro Taktsang and Kyichu Lhakhang. Explore Paro's surroundings by going to Thimphu (Dochula Pass, Kuenselphodrang, &more). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rinpung Dzong and take in the views from Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paro itinerary website.

Singapore, Singapore to Paro is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Bhutan Time (BTT) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in March: high temperatures in Paro hover around 19°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ha.

Things to do in Paro

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Thimphu
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Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Haa Valley.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ha road trip planning site.

You can drive from Paro to Ha in 2.5 hours. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gangtey.

Things to do in Ha

Nature · Parks
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Haa Valley ©
Haa Valley

1
night
Gangtey

Gangtey ©
Surrounded by towering mountains and traversed by two meandering rivers, Gangtey is one of the most pristine tourist sites in Bhutan, set in a wide, flat glacial valley.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): make a trip to Gangtey Monastery and then appreciate the views at Phobjikha Valley.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gangtey tour itinerary planning site.

Drive from Ha to Gangtey in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chimi Lhakhang Temple, don't miss a visit to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and finally snap pictures at Punakha Suspension Bridge.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Punakha trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gangtey to Punakha takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Fri).

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

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