15 days in Bengaluru & Bhutan Itinerary

15 days in Bengaluru & Bhutan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bengaluru, India
— 4 nights
2
Paro, Bhutan
— 3 nights
3
Bumthang, Bhutan
— 2 nights
4
Punakha, Bhutan
— 1 night
5
Gangtey, Bhutan
— 1 night
6
Thimphu, Bhutan
— 3 nights

4
nights
Bengaluru, India

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park, engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with UB City.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bengaluru using our trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Kempegowda International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Bengaluru are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Paro.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

3
nights
Paro, Bhutan

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, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the views from Tachogang Lhakhang Bridge, and admire all the interesting features of Chele La Pass.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paro trip maker.

Getting from Bengaluru to Paro by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Bhutan Time is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, you will find days in Paro are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Bumthang.

Things to do in Paro

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife
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Paro Taktsang ©
Paro Taktsang
Chele La Pass ©
Chele La Pass
Kyichu Lhakhang ©
Kyichu Lhakhang

2
nights
Bumthang, Bhutan

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 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurje Lhakhang, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jambay Lhakhang Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Ngang Lhakhang. On your second day here, examine the collection at Ogyen Choling Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Tamshing Lhakhang Temple, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bumthang Brewery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bumthang online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Paro to Bumthang takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Punakha.

Things to do in Bumthang

Historic Sites Museums 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

1
night
Punakha, Bhutan

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 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chimi Lhakhang Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Punakha Dzong, and then make a trip to Punakha Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Punakha trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Bumthang to Punakha in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Gangtey.

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
Gangtey, Bhutan

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.
On the 24th (Tue), make a trip to Gangtey Monastery and then stroll through Phobjikha Valley.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gangtey trip planner.

Getting from Punakha to Gangtey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thimphu.

Things to do in Gangtey

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Thimphu, Bhutan

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: cruise along Dochula Pass, don't miss a visit to Thimphu Chorten (Memorial Chorten), get a sense of history and politics at Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong), and stroll through Motithang Takin Preserve.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thimphu online road trip planner.

Getting from Gangtey to Thimphu by car takes about 4 hours. In December in Thimphu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thimphu

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong) ©
Tashichho Dzong (Thimpu Dzong)
Dochula Pass ©
Dochula Pass
Kuenselphodrang ©
Kuenselphodrang

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